Quick Facts of David Blaine White

  • Full NameDavid Blaine White
  • Net Worth $40 Million
  • Date of Birth1973 /04 /04
  • NicknameDavid
  • Marital StatusSingle
  • BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York
  • EthnicityMixed
  • ReligionChristianity
  • ProfessionAmerican illusionist
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year1997–present
  • Eye colourDark Brown
  • Hair colourBlack
  • Height6ft
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children1
  • HoroscopeAries

Today’s article is about an American illusionist, endurance artist/performer, and writer, David Blaine. He is best known for his high-profile feats of endurance and has set and broken several world records. His extreme and scariest performances helped him to gain world records, along with a decent amount of money.

Similarly, he is also a producer and actor known for The Great Buck Howard (2008), Mister Lonely (2007), and David Blaine: Real or Magic (2013). Not just that, he is also famous for his Television series Street Magic. To know him more, read the whole article.

Who is David Blaine?

The 48-year-old David Blaine was born on April 4, 1973, in Brooklyn, New York, the USA as David Blaine White to Patrick Maureen White (1946-1995) and William Perez.

David Blaine
David Blaine, childhood photo, Photo source: Motherhood. SG.

David’s father is a veteran of the Vietnam War, whereas his mother was a schoolteacher. A single mother raised him and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Unfortunately, Blaine’s mother died of cancer when he was in his late teens. He enrolled at Montessori School in Brooklyn and later attended Passaic Valley Regional High School after he moved to Little Falls, New Jersey.


At 17yrs old David moved to Manhattan, New York, from where his career started with “Street Magic”. They broadcast his show on NBC in May 1997, which brought proposals from Time magazine and fellow magicians Penn and Teller. In 2000, he spent over 64 hours on a block of ice, and in 2002, he published his book ‘Mysterious Stranger: A Book of Magic’.

His other works include, Above the Below, Drowned Alive, Revolution, and Dive of Death. Besides, ABC broadcast his TV series ‘Magic or Real’ and ‘Beyond Magic’ in November 2013 and November 15, 2016, respectively.

David Blaine’s affairs

As of 2021, Blaine is not dating anyone. He is one of the luckiest men on the planet for having an intimate relationship with many female stars. He started dating Dutch fashion model and entrepreneur, Lonneke Engel in 2006. Sadly, their relationship didn’t last for a long time and they parted their ways. Similarly, his relationship with American model Mallory Snyder was quite in a limelight.

They began dating in 2004 and later they broke up. In early 2000, he dated American actress and environmental activist Daryl Hannah. Likewise, he was also in a relationship with German model and actress Manon von Gerkan in 2002.  Unfortunately, the couple later ended their relationship. In addition, there were rumors that he dated Bijou Phillips in the late 90s. After they parted their ways, he started dating Grammy Award nominee singer Josie Maran in 2000. Moreover, he had a short fling with Queen of Pop aka Madonna.

Engaged with Alizee

Following his relationship with several celebs, he was in a relationship with French Model Alizee Guinochet for a long period. The couple met each other through their mutual friend and eventually started dating. Finally, on 4th April 2009, they got engaged.

David Blaine with his fiancée Alizee Guinochet and their daughter Dessa, Photo source: Alamy

From their relationship, the couple has a daughter, Dessa Blaine Dessa was born in 2011. Despite the birth of their daughter, the duo failed to continue their relationship. They got separated in 2014. Ever since then, David is leading a single life and doesn’t have any girlfriend.

How much David Blaine Net Worth in 2021?

David Blaine has made a good income from his career as a magician. He has also experimented with writing and published a magical book titled ‘Mysterious Stranger’. As of 2021, Blaine has a net worth of $40 million. David earned such a big chunk of money from his profession as an illusionist. He frequently earns around $5 million in a typical non-touring year, performing shows in Las Vegas and private parties.

Back in 2018, he earned $13.5 million which made him the fourth highest-paid musician in the world. So far, David is still working in the field and it is sure that he will make more money in the future.

Other Assets

Blaine purchased a 1000 sq-foot apartment in New York in 1998 and in 2016 he listed the house for sale for $2.3 million. He bought a duplex apartment in New York City’s Tribeca neighborhood for $1.675 million in 2005.

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