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Penn Jillette Biography

Updated On 08 Jun, 2017 Published On 08 Jun, 2017
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Facts of Penn Jillette

Date of Birth :
Age : 24 years old
Family Name : Jillette
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Pisces
Height : 6 Feet 6 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Penn Jillette

What is Penn Jillette marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Penn Jillette have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Penn Jillette having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Penn Jillette Gay ? Yes

Penn Frase Jillette known as Penn Jillette is an American magician, comedian, musician, actor and best-selling author, who is famous for his work with magician Teller in the team Penn & Teller. He has also appeared as a contestant on the Celebrity Apprentice season 5. Jillette is a married man and has two children. Jillette and his friend Teller was also respected on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the live performance list.

Early Life and Education

Penn Fraser Jillette famous as Penn Jillette. An American Magician, Juggler, Comedian, Inventor, actor, and best-selling author, was born on March 5, 1995, in Greenfield, Massachusetts, U.S to father Samuel Herbert Jillette and mother Valda Rudolph Jillette

When he was 18, he watched a show by illusionist James Randi and was promptly impressed by Randi's style and believed that magic was entertainment and not a mysterious supernatural power.

Jillette attended Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Clown College in his hometown and graduated in 1974. The same year, his friend Weir Chrisemer introduced him with Teller, and then, they formed an act called Asparagus Valley Cultural Society, which they performed in Amherst and San Francisco.


In 1981, Jillette and Teller created the famous comedy magic duo, Penn, and Teller. In 2003, they produced and co-hosted the Emmy-nominated documentary Tv series Penn & Teller: Bullshit, the episodes focused on disproving the supernatural beliefs and myths. 

Jillette is also an associate at the Cato Institute H.C Mencken Research. Apart from being a comedian and an illusionist, he’s also a bass guitarist, double bassist and also interested in composing songs. He was a co-producer and co-director of the documentary Film, The Aristocrats in 2005, which was a tribute to Johnny Carson as “The Aristocrats” was his favorite joke.

On February 19, 2012, Jillette became one of the contestants on The Celebrity Apprentice Season 5 but was fired from the show by the current President of US Donald Trump during the 11th-week episode. 

In 2013, he reappeared in the All-Star Celebrity Apprentice season, where he mad his way to final, raising a total $663,655 for the charity of his choice.

On April 5, 2013, Pen and Teller were respected with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Live performance list. Later, they were awarded by the Magic Castle with the “Magician of the Year” award.

Personal Life

The famous magician, comedian Penn Jillette is a married man. He married Emily Jillette on November 23, 2004. They have two children together, daughter Monie Crimefighter Jillette, born on June 3, 2005, and son, Zolten Penn Jillette, born on 22 May 2006.

The couple seems’s to be living a happy life together, along with their two children. There are no rumors yet about their extra-marital affairs and divorce.

Net  Worth

Penn Jillette, a famous American magician, illusionist, comedian, and musician, had earned numerous of fan and fame till date. As of 2017, Penn Jillette net worth is estimated to be $17.5 million dollars.

Penn Jillette Married

First Marriage with Emily Jillette

The famous magician, actor, illusionist and actor Penn Jillette married Emily Jillette in 2004.They have two children together.

Penn Jillette Children

DAUGHTER : Monie Crimefighter Jillette

Mother: Penn Jillette/ Emily Jillette

Monie Crimefighter Jillette is the first child of the famous magician and illusionist Penn Jillette and Emily Jillette.

SON : Zolten Penn Jillette

Mother: Penn Jillette/ Emily Jillette

Zolten Penn Jillette is the second child of the famous magician, comedian, and illusionist Penn Jillette and his wife Emily Jillette.

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