Penn Jillette

Magician and Author Penn Jillette

Full Name: Penn Fraser Jillette
Profession: Magician and Author

United States of America

Biography: Jillette is a magician best known as one half of Penn & Teller, who as a pair have featured across numerous television and stage shows: 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us', 'Penn & Teller: Bullshit!', etc. They are currently headlining together for The Rio in Las Vegas.

Along with his performance work, Jillette has also published several books, including the New York Times Bestseller: 'God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales.' He is known in this regard for his staunch atheism and scientific skepticism.

Born: March 5, 1955
Birthplace: Greenfield, Massachusetts, USA
Age: 68 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Pisces

Married Life

  • 2004-11-23 "Penn and Teller" magician Penn Jillette (49) weds TV producer Emily Zolten at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Historical Events

  • 1974-04-10 Magicians Penn Jillette and Teller first meet
  • 1991-04-03 "Penn and Teller - Refrigerator Tour" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC

Quotes by Penn Jillette

  • "Two things have always been true about human beings. One, the world is always getting better. Two, the people living at that time think it`s getting worse."