LANCE BURTON is widely considered by his peers to be the greatest stage Magician of the past century. Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Lance Burton burst onto the national stage on October 28, 1981 by making his first appearance on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Over the years he racked up appearances on David Letterman, Jay Leno, The View, Craig Ferguson, and Hollywood Squares. This was quickly followed by a series of annual TV specials.
While successful on TV, Lance Burton’s greatest accomplishments have been made in live performance. Working primarily in Las Vegas at the Monto Carlo he has performed an astounding 15,000 shows in his 30-year career.
Today Lance Burton is happily retired and lives quietly in Las Vegas. He spends his time supporting a number of charities including Nevada SPCA, Variety Children’s Charity. He mentors young Magicians, and has taken up a hobby, filmmaking.