Lance Burton Wiki, Net Worth, Wife, Family

By Pranish Sumsher Thapa | Updated On: 09 Aug, 2019
Lance Burton Wiki, Net Worth, Wife, Family

Lance Burton is an American actor, producer, and a magician. Although Burton has acted in some movies and TV shows throughout his illustrious career, it’s his repertoire of magic tricks that really shot his name into heights. He’d probably never imagined when he first started out as a young magician at the tender age of five years old.

Hosting countless blockbuster shows all over the globe, Lance managed to take the magic industry to an even greater height than it previously held. His amazing magical performances have accommodated Lance of receives tons of praises from everyone who are lucky enough to witness his performance. And to no surprise, he was awarded Magician of the Year by the Academy of Magical Arts for his brilliant performances.

Married With Wife? Or Gay?

Lance Burton, age 59, is currently an unmarried man. He is living his life as a bachelor and seemingly enjoying his time doing so.

But, in the past, he was once wedded to Melinda Saxe. Yes! They got married in 1993. But just after a year of their marriage, the pair got divorced from one another. However, the reasons remain unknown till the date.

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But, in an article by, it was revealed that he had a son and a granddaughter. Now, the mother of his son remains a mystery.

Regardless of the fact, neither he is currently unmarried nor is dating anyone. Instead, he is living his time out with his son and his granddaughter.

Regarding the fact as to whether Burton could be gay Burton has never talked about such baseless rumors and to be fair, a once-married man who is also a father and a grandfather might have less chance of being a gay man.

Wiki & Bio: Family

Standing at the height of 5’ 9”, Lance Burton was born on the 10th of March 1960 in Kentucky, USA. Very little is known about his family and his early days. But it seems, he maintains a healthy relationship with his father and his mother. His father's birthday falls on the 15th of January.

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Lance wishes his father a very happy birthday. (Photo: Lance's Twitter | 15th Jan 2014)

As for his mother, she used to work at the Frito-Lay plant.

Net Worth

Lance Burton is a magician, an actor, and a producer. Burton first developed his passion for magic the age of five, when he met Harry Collins, a magician, who was performing at a Christmas party at the Frito-Lay plant where Burton’s mother worked. And in 1977 Lance entered his first magic competition, and there he won first place.

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Later, in 1980, The International Brotherhood of Magicians awarded him the Gold Medal of Excellence. Burton, throughout the years, has also appeared on various talk shows including The Tonight Show

For his outstanding work in the field of magic, he has been awarded two Magician of the Year Awards from the Academy of Magical Arts and the 1998 Blackstone Theatre Award.

With his success in the career, he has summoned a considerable amount of salary. As of 2019, he holds a sum of the whopping net worth of $100 million.