Criss Angel

American magician and illusionist

Criss Angel (born Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos, December 19, 1967[1]) is an American illusionist, stuntperformer, and musician. He has done many illusions. Examples of these include walking on water, making an Asian elephant vanish and then reappear several episodes later, and floating between two buildings. Angel has had a television program on the American network A&E called Criss Angel Mindfreak. The program has stunts and street magic, as well as public service announcements about scams that are popular around the United States.

Criss Angel
Criss Angel

(1967-12-19) December 19, 1967 (age 52)
OccupationIllusionist, stunstman, musician
Spouse(s)JoAnna Sarantakos (2002–2007)

Angel was the guest host of the March 8, 2010 version of WWE Monday Night Raw.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Criss Angel biography". Las Vegas Sun News. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  2. "Sleight of hands". WWE. March 08, 2010. Retrieved 10 January 2013. Check date values in: |date= (help)

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