Raymond Joseph Teller

 Raymond Joseph Teller is a renowned actor, director magician, author who has experience of over 3 decades in the entertainment industry. He is more popular for being in a member of the magic duo Pen & Teller. He is also known as the magician who performs as his mouth is shut during his live performances.

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Biography and Early Life

Teller was born as Raymond Joseph Teller in the year February 14, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. His parents are Joseph Teller and his mother is Irene Derrickson. His father was born in a Jewish family in Brooklyn New York and his mother is a Methodist from Delaware. His parents met at an Art school and they fell in love and as they say the rest is history. He has not disclosed or mentioned having any siblings and so many of his fans believe that he was born as the only child to his parents.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Raymond Joseph Teller in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Raymond Joseph Teller’s age is 73 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 14 February 1948. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 85kg in Kilograms.


Teller attended Central High School and graduated in the year 1965. Then he enrolled in Amherst College where he graduated with a Bachelors’s degree in arts in Classics in 1969. He ended up being a Latin high school teacher. During his school years he did not entertain the thought of using substances and abuse and his reasons were that it messes up with one’s thinking intellectual.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Although Teller is advanced in age he has never disclosed his love affairs. He has been found to be very controversial at some point but has always come out clean to defend his status. No one can ever attest to the fact that he has ever been married. However he has acted many roles appearing as a married man with his onscreen wife being Kathy Bates.

He once shared a picture of them together and asked his fans if they look good together and his fans were quick to conclude that he is dating her. We however do not have the true picture of the relationship but will update the section as soon as the information is available. He has never been married and neither does he have any children if his own.

Is Raymond Joseph Teller Gay?

Teller has been subjected to gay rumors as he has been constantly seen with his partner and friend Penn with whom they have worked with in several projects. He dismissed the rumors stating that their relationship is strictly professional and they are not in love.

Professional Career

Started out his career by being an Latin and Greek teacher at Lawrence High School in New Jersey. Then he started performing with his friend Penn starting at the Minnesota Renaissance festival and then advanced to perform to San Francisco and since then they have been playing exclusively together. They were even recognized for their effort to the point of being honoured with a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of live performance.

He has also resorted to writing collaborating with Jillette on three of his magic books. Additionally he is also the author of the books titled “when I’M Dead All This Be Yours” which is a biography of his father. He also featured some of his father’s paintings and selected cartoons. The book was highly reviewed by Publishers Weekly.

Then in 2008, he collaborated with his friend Aaron Posner and co-directed “Three Witches” incorporating stage magic techniques. They also co-directed another version of “The Tempest” incorporating all aspects of modern magic. Then in 2018 at the Chicago Shakespeare theatre in Chicago Illinois they again co-conceived a brand new production of “Macbeth”. Additionally, he directed “Tim’s Vermeer” a feature film documentary.

From the year 1986 Teller started staring in Television movies and films such as My Chauffeur, Miami Vice, Penn & Teller Get Killed, The Fantasticks, The Simpsons, and Big Bang Theory amongst other films.


He was one of the members selected in Central High School Hall of Fame in the year 2001. He was also honored by the Hollywood walk of fame in the live performance category alongside his friend Penn in 2013. Then in 2014, he was awarded the Magicians of the year award by the Magic Castle.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Raymond Joseph Teller in 2021

Teller started performing his magic acts when he was still in college parties. He has vast sources of income. He primarily earns his income form his career as a magician and actor. He has participated in many events performing his magic skills and earning significant amounts from it.

He also ventured into acting and directing and these two careers also make him smile to the bank. In addition to all those sources, he is also a renowned author whose books have been reviewed by Weekly Publishers. In his career of over 3 decades he has managed to create a fortune thus has a net worth of $200 million as of 2021.

Teller wears many hats and has involved himself in so many careers excelling in all he does. Even though he is advanced in age He has shown no signs of retire and his fans are always on the lookout of what new is in store for them.


Facts of Raymond  Joseph Teller

  • Gender Male
  • full nameRaymond  Joseph Teller
  • birthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Date of Birth February 14, 1948
  • Age 74 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionN/A
  • net worth$200 Million
  • professionMagician, actor, author, director
  • weightIn Kilograms – 85 Kg, In Pounds – 187 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 175 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorN/A
  • eye colorN/A
  • high schoolCentral High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins


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