Penn Jillette is a multitalented American celebrity who is a noted magician, comedian, musician, actor, scientific skeptic, inventor, and television host. With his partner Teller, he has presented many TV shows which include Penn & Teller: Bullshit and Penn & Teller: Fool Us. Penn authored 8 books, some of which were in partnership with Teller. Penn Jillette was born on 5th March 1955 in Greenfield, Massachusetts. His birth name is Penn Fraser Jillette and is nicknamed Penn. He is 65 years old and is 1.99 meters tall. He weighs 75 and has atheistic views about religion. His residence is in Los Vegas. He has American Nationality and Citizenship.
Penn Jillette Early Life
In his early teens, Penn Jillette turned into a nonbeliever after reading the Bible. His questions in a youth group leader to his exit from the church. The traditional illusionist disenchanted him and his charm for magic got escalated seeing Illusionist James Randi. From that time James Randi has been receiving rave reviews from his side. He is also one of the most loved persons for Jillette.
In his school days, Jillette had excelled in juggling act along with his classmate Michael Moschen. It was in 1974 that his friend Weir Chrisemer introduced him to Teller. All three of them finished an act, Asparagus Valley Cultural Society. Then later, Penn Jillette and Teller teamed to form Penn & Teller. They performed off-Broadway and Broadway theatre shows.
Penn Jillette Career
In the 1990s, Penn and Teller started working with Comedy Central after getting successful with off-Broadway and Broadway shows. As the author, Penn and Teller became New York Times Bestseller with God, No- Signs You May Already Be an Atheist, and also Other Magical Tales. Penn also participated in Dancing with Stars where he was paired with КуmЈоhnѕоn. “The Aristocats” is one of the successful documentary movies and films which Penn Jillette made.
Penn Jillette Business Ventures
– Half Japenese, the art-rock band, received financial support from Penn Jilette during the period 1987 to 1989. With his support, the rock band duo David and Jad Fair recorded the label 50 Skidillion Watts.
– Jill-Jet, a hot tub jet for women’s pleasure. Penn Jillette patented in 1999, a hot tub jet under the name Jill-Jet which was specially modified for women to masturbate. He further patented it USPTO under the name “Hydro-therapeutic Stimulator.”
– Vintage Nudes Studios – Penn Jillette has fashioned a private recording studio in his home in Las Vegas and named it Vintage Nudes Studios.
Penn Jillette Wife
Penn Jillette married Emily Zolten in 2004
Penn Jillette Kids
Penn and Emily had two kids which they named Moxie CrimeFighter Jillette and Zolten Penn Jillette
Penn Jillette parents
Penn Jillette was born to Samuel Herbert Jillette and Valda Rudolph Jillette. His mother was a secretary and his father worked at Greenfield’s Franklin County Jail.
Why does Penn Jillette have a red fingernail?
Though there are many speculations about his Red fingernail, he calls it an epitome of respect for his mother.
Are Penn and Teller actually friends?
Penn and Teller are not friends but they team together to be great co-workers.