Derren Brown

Quick Facts

Full NameDerren Brown
Date of BirthFebruary 27, 1971
Place of BirthLondon, England
OccupationEntertainer, Mentalist, Illusionist, Writer
Years Active1992–present
Notable Shows and Performances– Mind Control (2000) – Something Wicked This Way Comes (2006) – Svengali (2012) – The Experiments (2011) – Broadway debut with Secret (2019) – Multiple shows for stage and television
Awards– Two Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Entertainment – BAFTA for Best Entertainment Programme – Various other accolades
Approach to PerformanceBrown does not claim supernatural powers but attributes his results to “magic, suggestion, psychology, misdirection, and showmanship”. His acts often expose the methods of those claiming such powers.
Early Life– Born in Croydon, London – Raised in Purley – Privately educated at Whitgift School – Studied law and German at the University of Bristol – Inspired to pursue illusion and hypnosis by a hypnotist show
EducationStudied law and German at the University of Bristol
Stage NameStarted performing under the stage name Darren V. Brown, with the “V” standing for “Victor”
Net WorthApproximately $7.5 million

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