He also holds the Guinness world record for making most people disappear in an illusion.On he made 100 people disappear during one of his shows in Las Vegas.The marriage lasted four years until they finally decided to file for divorce in 2006.
The illusionist has controversial reputation for using camera effects in his tricks and hired “fans” in the crowd.
Besides being one of the best-known faces of show magic, Criss Angel is also a musician and creator and procurer of a reality TV show “Criss Angel Mindfreak”.
Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos was born on 19 December 1967 in Hempstead on Long Island, New York.
He was first introduced to magic by his aunt when he was 7 years old, and from that point he was obsessed with illusion.
The first episode of “Criss Angel Mindfreak” aired on 20 July 2005, and the first three seasons took place in Las Vegas.
The popular show helped Criss Angel to become a worldwide phenomenon and a multi-millionaire.
Criss, on the other hand, just scared me."Holly didn't end the relationship just yet, though, but noted that Angel would act extremely jealous of her success and possible opportunities, asking her to hand over business cards she'd gain from contacts in the industry and throwing a fit any time was mentioned in connection.
She added that during their fights, he'd "accuse me of being a slut" and say they should break up but then "freak out if I didn't try to convince him otherwise" before taking Holly in his arms "and tell me he loved me."Finally enough was enough, and one fight became the last.
The guard would stay in a hotel near my condo and was to accompany me .
It was awkward and embarrassing to have to explain to my friends why a security guard joined us for every meal."However, it wasn't long until Angel's vices became a bit much to handle.
The famous showman has also appeared on various TV series and shows like “Larry King Live”, “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, “The Ellen De Generes Show”, “The Late Show with Craig Ferguson“, “The Megan Mullally Show”, “WWE Raw”, “Late Night with Jimmy Kimmel” and “CSI: New York”.