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Criss Angel Biography

Updated On 14 Jun, 2019 Published On 14 Jun, 2019
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Facts of Criss Angel

Date of Birth :
Age : 55 years old
Family Name : Angel
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Sagittarius
Height : 6 Feet

Relationship short Statistics of Criss Angel

What is Criss Angel marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Relationship
How many children does Criss Angel have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Criss Angel having any relationship affair ?: Yes4 affair
Is Criss Angel Gay ? No

Criss Angel is a talented magician and illusionist who makes his fortune out of the career fooling people with tricks and illusion. He is successful at what he does and began his career professionally since 1994. He was previously a lead singer in a band Angeldust and has written a book Mindfreak: Secret Revelations. During his dangerous career, he was rolled over by a steam roller, sawn into half, and even jumped out of a moving car.

Is Criss Angel Married? His Son Diagnosed With Lymphoblastic Leukemia?

Magician Criss Angel has been married twice, both ending up with divorce. Currently, he's reunited with his second wife Shaunyl Benson just for the sake of his son Johnny Crisstopher Sarantakos who was suffering from Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

Criss Angel with his wife and a son.
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He married his long term girlfriend JoAnn Winkhart in 2002. The lovebirds walked down the aisle in 2002 but couldn't keep the relationship strong as they got divorced just after 4 years in 2006. With no specific reason provided to media, they moved on with their life.

Just after two years, Angel started dating Holly Maddison, the ex-girlfriend of Hugh Hefner. The duo broke up just within a few years as he was feeling overprotective of her. Madison thought he was cripplingly insecure and stated,

 "Criss' explosive temper was becoming increasingly more alarming. I didn't want to go back to the mansion, Criss knew that, but it was as if he couldn't help his jealousy. For all his fame, fortune and success, Criss, to me, seemed cripplingly insecure. This was starting to feel all too familiar."

In February 2015, Angel married American, actress Shaunyl Benson at an intimate yet lavishing ceremony. They share two sons, Johnny Crisstopher Sarantakos, 4, and Xristos Yanni Sarantakos born on 22 January 2019. Have a look at Benson's Instagram post sharing happiness after the birth of her second son!

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Xristos Yanni Sarantakos Born January 22nd 5:03pm, 8 pounds exactly! Another natural birth at 39 weeksWe are so happy and blessed

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The sad part of his family life was his elder son Johnny suffered from Lymphoblastic Leukemia at the age of 1. He split up with his wife back then but reunited with her for the sake of his son. After three years of struggle with chemotherapy, Johnny was free from the terrible disease.

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Apart from his two marriages, Criss was rumored to be dating few big names including Paris Hilton from 2006 to 2007, Cameron Diaz and Lindsay Lohan in 2007, Pamela Anderson in 2008. With all these hookups, his famous affair was with his ex-fiancee, Sandra Gonzalez.

Criss Angel and his then-rumored girlfriend Pamela Anderson.
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Cris and Sandra got engaged on September 7, 2011, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico after the magician proposed her with a 5-carat diamond and platinum ring. Their relationship couldn't last long and broke up roughly as Sandra chucked the ring at him while breaking up.

Criss Angel's Net Worth: Know About His Salary and Earnings

The illusionist Criss Angel makes his fortune out of his tricks and illusion which earns him a whopping net worth of $50 million. His outstanding magic and illusion help him amass this huge net worth.

Criss is a rich man and to show his luxurious lifestyle, he owns the 22,000-square-foot Mediterranean in Henderson, Nevada, bought for $12 million. The house has six bedrooms and nine bathrooms, and he is still renovating the house with at least $8 million.

As he is a Car and bike freak, his home has a six-car garage. The house is of gothic interior trimmings like custom stained glass and wrought iron, and also features dark wood.

Criss Angel's luxurious house is named 'Serenity'.
SOURCE: Wall Street Journal

He's set up the house beautifully with 3000-square-foot master bedroom and a bathroom with a fake $100 wallpapered and his framed photograph. The outer side of his home features a sculpture garden and an infinity pool alongside four fire pits. The central part of the pool has a four feet acrylic ball with water cascading around it.

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Criss has a long list of cars and bike collection as he is attached to it. He owns over 15 cars and bikes in total. The best cars he owns includes Bugatti Veyron which costs about $1.7 million to $3 million, Lamborghini Murcielago which costs around $400,000, and Rolls Royce Phantom around $51,000. Apart from these, his few other cars are 2006 Dodge Viper, Porsche 911, 2010 Campagna T Rex, 2006 Hummer H2, 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z78, and 1957 Pontiac Star Chief Convertible.

Criss Angel in one of his cars.
SOURCE: Wattpad

His bikes collection is nothing less than that. He owns Orange County Chopper which costs about $50,000 to $150,000, 2009 Big Bear Chopper valued at $28,900, and few others. Well, it's certain he's living a lavishing life with the net worth he makes.

Criss Angel Wiki-Bio

Born on December 19, 1967, in Long Island, New York, USA, Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos aka Criss Angel was raised in East Meadow, New York. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

One of the best magicians in the world, Criss Angel.
SOURCE: Las Vegas Sun

He graduated from East Meadow High School and decided not to attend college. He pursued his career as a professional magician as soon as he completed High School. 

Criss Angel Body Measurements

  • Height: 6'0" which equals 1.83 meters
  • Weight: 75 kg (165 lbs)
  • Eye color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black

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Criss Angel Affairs

  1. First Affair with Paris Hilton

    Criss Angel was rumored to be dating famous Paris Hilton for a brief period of time.

  2. Second Affair with Cameron Diaz

    Magician Criss Angel was speculated to be dating American actress Cameron Diaz for about a year in the mid 2000s.

  3. Third Affair with Holly Madison

    Criss Angel began dating Hugh Hefner's ex-girlfriend, Holly Madison in November 2008 and ended the relationship in 2009.

  4. Fourth Affair with Sandra Gonzalez

    Illusionist Criss Angel dated Sandra Gonzalez for quite a period of time and even got engaged with her, however, they split up later.

Criss Angel Married

First Marriage with JoAnn Winkhart

Criss Angel tied a knot with his long term girlfriend JoAnn Winkhart in the year of 2002 and ended with divorce just after three years.

Second Marriage with Shaunyl Benson

Criss Angel married the famous American actor, singer, and songwriter Shaunyl Benson in 2015 but they divorced in 2016. The pair reconciled soon after separation.

Criss Angel Children

SON : Johnny Crisstopher Sarantakos

Mother: Shaunyl Benson

Criss Angel and Shaunyl Benson were blessed with a son Johnny Crisstopher Sarantakos in the year 2015.

SON : Xristos Yanni

Mother: Shaunyl Benson

Shaunyl Benson gave birth to a baby boy on January 22, 2019, and named him Xristos Yanni.

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