David Copperfield net worth: David Copperfield is an American magician who has a net worth of $800 million. David Copperfield was born on September 16, 1956 in Metuchen, New Jersey. A magician and illusionist, David Copperfield is most widely recognized for his ability to successfully combine storytelling and illusions. He has achieved unprecedented commercial success for a magician. During his career, Copperfield has sold an estimated 40 million tickets to his shows and has generated over $3 billion worth of gross tour revenues. At his peak, David could perform 500 shows and make $50 million every year. He also has invested very wisely in exotic real estate around the world. He owns 11 islands in the Bahamas that are worth over $100 million alone. He also reportedly owns $200 million worth of magic memorabilia, including the largest collection of Harry Houdini artifacts in the world.