David Copperfield

1956 - Today

David Copperfield

David Seth Kotkin (born September 16, 1956), known professionally as David Copperfield, is an American magician, described by Forbes as the most commercially successful magician in history.Copperfield's television specials have won 21 Emmy Awards and 38 nominations. Best known for his combination of storytelling and illusion, Copperfield's career of over 40 years has earned him 11 Guinness World Records, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a knighthood by the French government, and he has been named a Living Legend by the US Library of Congress.As of 2006, Copperfield has sold 33 million tickets and grossed over US$4 billion, more than any other solo entertainer in history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Copperfield has received more than 2,841,476 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular magician.

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  • 2.8M

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  • 64.51

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  • 59

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.07

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among magicians, David Copperfield ranks 2 out of 10Before him are Harry Houdini. After him are Uri Geller, Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, James Randi, David Blaine, Criss Angel, Ricky Jay, Dynamo, and Derren Brown.

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Among people born in 1956, David Copperfield ranks 13Before him are Christoph Waltz, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Steve Ballmer, Michel Houellebecq, Christine Lagarde, and Bryan Cranston. After him are Dalia Grybauskaitė, Carrie Fisher, Paolo Rossi, José Manuel Barroso, Tsai Ing-wen, and Andy García.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Copperfield ranks 561 out of 12,171Before him are Benjamin Thompson (1753), John Reed (1887), John Howard Northrop (1891), Liza Minnelli (1946), Robert Kardashian (1944), and Talia Shire (1946). After him are Dwayne Johnson (1972), Gene Kelly (1912), Martin Landau (1928), Gwen Stefani (1969), Louise Hay (1926), and John Cassavetes (1929).

Among MAGICIANS In United States

Among magicians born in United States, David Copperfield ranks 1After him are David Blaine (1973) and Criss Angel (1967).