How much do you know about Las Vegas stage magician David Copperfield? Here
are some little-known facts about the most commercially successful magician in history:
- Born David Seth Kotkin on September 16, 1956, in Metuchen, New Jersey.
- In 1982 Copperfield founded Project Magic, a rehabilitation program which helps disabled patients by utilizing sleight-of-hand as a means of physical therapy. Project Magic is accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association and is used, with great success, in hospitals around the world.
- His performance contract from Dreams & Nightmares contained a rider which stipulated that there should be provided “Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast for Mr. Copperfield with Teriyaki Sauce on the side”. It was also noted that this request should be available at a moments notice.
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