Penn Jillette

Penn and Taller is not a strange or unpopular name for a considerable lot of this world’s population. Penn and Teller: Fool Us is a show where magicians try to fool Penn and Teller with their magic tricks, not to mention, mostly in vain. The show is based in Las Vegas. Penn has been one of the greatest magicians of the current era and has built a separate yet huge fan base along with his mate Teller. Penn Jillette also excels in writing, singing, advocating atheism, and hosting too.

Well, how well do you know about Penn Jillette? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Penn Jillette’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Penn Jillette to date.

Biography and Early Life

Penn has captured his life beautifully in his numerous works, such as Presto! How I made over 100 pounds disappear and other magical tales, Every day is an atheist holiday! Etc. Penn Jillette has published a total of eight books, yet of which several include his personal history and opinions along with his thought processes. Some encase real tricks.

Some of these books are also published in collaboration with Teller. Penn’s mother worked as a secretary while his father served his services at the Greenfield’s Franklin County Jail. Penn became an atheist in his initial years and was asked not to come to the church as he could influence his peers.

Having experienced and enchanted by James Randi, an illusionist, he was firmly determined to make illusion and trick performance his career. He later worked with his high schoolmate Michael Moschen and performed on several stages. He was introduced to Teller via a mutual friend and has never looked back.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Penn Jillette in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Penn Jillette’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 5 March 1955. Though, he is 6′ 5″ in feet and inches and 199 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms.


Like every other person on this planet, Pen Jillette is also an educated guy. He completed his graduation from the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College in the year 1973. He considers himself lucky to have stumbled upon Michael Moschen in these graduation days.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

After dating four ladies, Emily is the 5th lady to steal Penn Jillette’s heart. She is now happily married and has two children along with Penn, named Zolten and Moxie CrimeFighter. He has a red fingernail which has been speculated as a sign of his mother’s memory, a sign of encounter between a nosy interviewer, and just misdirection (very important in magic tricks). Penn specifically has mentioned the reason for his mother to be the appropriate one and affirms to keep it that way.

After being in havoc for his blood pressure, Penn is now eating healthy and has started losing weight visibly; he has cut down on animal products, processed foods and white foods. Atheism is something Penn strongly believes in and calls for open discussions on the topics. Penn had been a Libertarian but has voted for Joe Biden.

Is Penn Jillette gay?

As far as Penn’s sexual orientation is concerned, Penn Jillette is pretty straight and is happily married to Emily Jillette. The couple has welcomed two beautiful and loving babies too. Also, he has never revealed anywhere about being gay which clearly proves that is he is neither gay nor bisexual.

Professional Career

Penn initially played the bongos in the Bongos, Bass and Bob band. Later, he released an album. He then proceeded to be the host of the adventure tour show the Residents. Penn also had contributed to a then-famous magazine, PC/Computing magazine. Comedy Central hired Penn as the main voice behind its announcements.

He made several appearances in famous movies along with Teller. He also provided content for along with Teller. “Penn and Teller: Bullshit!” started airing in 2003. Radio talks, television shows, dancing shows as a contestant, contestant in The Celebrity Apprentice season 5.


He has been nominated and won many awards throughout his career and some of those are :

– Presented a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. (2013)

– Magicians of the year with Teller by Magic castle in 2013

– Writers Guild of America Award for Best Comedy / Variety Talk series 2004

– Primetime Emmy (nominee) 2006 for an outstanding reality program

– Primetime Emmy (nominee) 1999 for outstanding Music and Lyrics in the light of the song ‘Freedom Dot Com.’

– BAFTA Film Award (nominee) 2014 for best documentary

– WGA Award (TV) Nominee 2006 for Comedy/Variety Talk series

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Penn Jillette in 2021

As of 2021, The net worth of Penn Jillette has been estimated as $450 million. He has made most of his income through magic shows, singing. He has a remarkable career. He has achieved this with hard work, dedication. He has earned a very good amount for his lifetime.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

– Penn once owned a home in Las Vegas, which he used to call The Slammer, and has recorded several records in its studio room.

– He has never used recreational drugs or alcohol.

– The color of his red fingernail is Jelly Apple Red by Essie.

Penn continues to wow the world with his tricks and tones assisted by his writing skills and his friend Teller. He is a very famous celebrity of the country and is a very kind person. He is also involved in some philanthropy works.


Facts of Penn Fraser Jillette

  • Gender Male
  • full namePenn Fraser Jillette
  • birthplaceGreenfield, Massachusetts, US
  • Date of Birth March 01, 1955
  • Age 69 years 0 months
  • Horoscope Pisces
  • Lucky Number 2
  • Lucky Stone
  • Lucky Color
  • Best Match for Marriage
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian but advocates Atheism
  • net worth$450 million
  • professionMagician, Host, Writer, Singer/musician, actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 70 Kg, In Pounds – 154 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 199 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 5″
  • high schoolRingling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Clown College

Written by Joel S. Elkins

Juan Williams

Orlando Jones