Which magician shares his stage name with a Charles Dickens classic novel?

Question: Which magician shares his stage name with a Charles Dickens classic novel?




David Kotkin




Answer: David Kotkin, known professionally as David Copperfield, is a magician, described by Forbes as the most commercially successful magician in history. David Seth Kotkin, 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 of a total 38 nominations.




By age 16, David was teaching a course in magic at New York University and performing under the name David Copperfield. He adopted his stage name “David Copperfield” from the famous Charles Dickens novel. Best known for his combination of storytelling and illusion, Copperfield’s career of over 40 years has earned him 11 Guinness World Records, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Born: September 16, 1956 (age 61 years), Metuchen, NJ. Height: 6′ 0″. Full name: David Seth Kotkin
Partner: Chloe Gosselin (2006–). Children: Sky Copperfield





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