An act of entertaining audiences through tricks and illusion is magic and only a few are blessed with this talent. An American stage magician, Lance Burton is one of them who entertain the audiences from all over the world in his 31 years long career from 1979-2010.
Lance Burton Personal Life
Lance Burton is currently single at the moment. But it doesn't mean he was single all of his life, the magician was previously married.
Lance Burton Past Marriage and Divorced
Burton was married to his then-wife, Melinda Saxe who is a producer and performer by profession. The duo tied the knot on August 30, 1993, in an intimate ceremony in the presence of their closed ones and family members. The couple first met during the magic show.
The couple, however, failed to handle their love life and just after a year of marriage, the pair decided to split apart and officially divorced in 1994. Moreover, the couple hasn't their own child.
After divorcing, Burton, Melinda married to Mark Evensvold on June 1, 2000, and since then the couple is together. Additionally, the couple is proud parents of two kids; a son, Mason Ray (born on 2003) and a daughter, Mallory Rose (born on 2007).
Lance Burton Net Worth
Lance Burton is one of the renowned American magicians. The main source of his income is magic shows at different places all over the world and TV appearances.
Net Worth and Earnings
Lance Burton is one of the richest magicians with a total net worth of $100 million. In his 31 years long magician career, he performed over 5,000 shows for more than half a million people.
In 1994, Lance signed a 13-year contract with the Monte Carlo Resort in Las Vegas and during that run, he earned nearly $110 million. Further, he celebrated his 10th anniversary in 2004 at the Monte Carlo by introducing an illusion entitled "Solid Gold Lad" for which he used gold of $10 million.
House and Properties
In 2007, Burton sold his 1984 vintage house at $4.8 million which he brought for $200,000. He also owns a million worth mansion at Henderson, Nevada. He purchased his first house in 1988 in Sunrise Manor, near Charleston.
Lance Burton Quick Facts
- Lance Burton was born as William Lance Burton on March 10, 1960, in Columbia, Kentucky, USA.
- He holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity/race.
- He first became interested in magic at the age of 5 and at 17 he won his first magic competition.
- Burton won "Gold Medal of Excellence" shortly after his 20th birthday.
- The magician also appeared in TV shows like; Knight Rider, Halloween, American Restoration.
- In 2010 Lance ended his 31-year long Magician career with Vegas show.
Lance Burton Body Measurements
- Age: 59 (2019)
- Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Blue