Rick Lax

Rick Lax

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Rick Lax is an American Magician. Rick Lax is a deception expert who is popular for his various published works as well as live tricks. He has also published a book and his third book, “I Get Paid For This: Kicking Ass and Taking Notes”, was published in the year 2012.

Birth Facts and Education

Rick Lax was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA, on April 17, 1982. He is 39 years old and is under the astrological sign, Aries. He holds American nationality.

The name and information regarding Rick’s parents are not available at the moment. Similarly, information related to Lax’s siblings, cousins, grandparents, and any other family members is also not available until now. It seems as if he likes as well as wants to keep his personal and family life private and away from the media and public attention. However, it is known that his father is a businessman and his mother is a housekeeper. And, Rich loves to eat handmade food from his mother.

Regarding Rick’s educational background and qualification, he completed his primary education at a local school. He then enrolled at Michigan States University and completed his graduation. . And, after attending Michigan State University he attended the University of Michigan for his higher studies. Rick earned a law degree from DePaul University.

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Caption: Rick Lax along with his friends (Source: Instagram)

Career and Professional Life

Rick Lax began having an interest in magic when he was 5 years old which was inspired by David Copperfield. He was very much into magic and he practiced, performed, and only stopped for the occasional piano lesson. Likewise, he did perform magic and music throughout grade school. Rick even was able to serve as Andover High’s Marching Band Drum Major, wrote and directed a musical, “Coffee Break”. He also performed the first half of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue by memory.

Rick Lax performed with the State Singers when he was in high school and proudly served as Vice Chairman of the MSU Freshman Class Council. During the same time, he was able to major in Political Science and was certified in the program’s affiliated honorary society. He even played cowbell for the band Tally Hall. Likewise, after his graduation, Rick was able to join MENSA to write an expos√© of the so-called High IQ Society.

When Rick Lax was 22 years old, he moved to Chicago to attend DePaul University’s College of Law. He was able to complete an internship at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, graduated, and passed the bar. He also wrote about it in his memoir: “Lawyer Boy: A Case Study on Growing Up (St. Martin’s Press, 2008)”.

More About Career

Rick Lax then went to Las Vegas and wrote his second book: “A deception-themed memoir titled, Fool Me Once: Hustlers, Hookers, Headliners, and How Not to Get Screwed in Vegas (St. Martin’s Press, 2011)”. After that, his third book soon followed and the title of the book is “I Get Paid For This: Kicking Ass and Taking Notes (Huntington Press, 2012)”.

Likewise, when Rick was in Vegas, his passion for gaming as well as competition emerged. He was able to win the first-place $20K prize a Downy-sponsored scavenger hunt. He was also able to make the final table of the first-ever International Maf World Cup championship. However, Rick got kicked out of Gold Coast for card counting but he then returned, disguised as an octogenarian, to resume his play. Moreover, in the year 2015, he was able to compete on The CW’s “Penn & Teller: Fool Us”. Rick Lax was able to perform an original card trick called Binary Code and became the only contestant to fool Penn & Teller during the episode.

Magic and Tricks

Rick Lax refocused his attention on his first passion which was magic. At that time, he was 27 years old. Rick published original close-up tricks in “MAGIC Magazine”. He worked as an illusion consultant for David Copperfield who he was a great fan of and also teamed up along with Justin Flom to create and produce the TV show “Wizard Wars”. This program aired on Syfy, and the public gave high ratings and critical praise for the show.

Furthermore, he now works to educate the public about the psychology of deceit. Rick Lax offers up a unique perspective on the world of trickery and lies whether on Fox News or in WIRED magazine. He even creates tricks for Penguin Magic which is the biggest magic shop in the world. Rick Lax works as a show producer as well as a behind-the-scenes magic consultant at present time. Also, he releases videos on Facebook pages, where they gain more than a billion views a month. Moreover, Rick contributed greatly to the trend of gross viral food videos.

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Caption: Rick Lax doing the magic tricks (Source: Youtube)

Relationship Status

Rick Lax married his long-term girlfriend, Elly Brown. They met each other for the first time at a music concert. After that, both of them began seeing each other and eventually, started dating. After some time of dating, Rick and Elly tied the knot and are now happily married to each other. Elly Brown is a cancer survivor. She suffered from mouth cancer when she was young. This caused her to stop singing because, after surgery, she cannot speak properly. However, Elly Brown is now a famous Youtuber as well as a social media influencer.

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Caption: Rick Lax along with his wife, Elly Brown (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurements

Rick Lax has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and his weight is 75 Kg. Talking about his other body measurements such as his chest size, waist size, hip size, bicep size, and any other sizes, their measurements are not available and are still under review. Moreover, Rick has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Social Media and Net Worth

Rick Lax is pretty active on all of his social accounts. He has garnered 157K followers on Instagram and 5.1K followers on Twitter. Likewise, he has mustered 14 million followers on Facebook. Rick also owns a Youtube channel and has shared a lot of magic and tricks videos on it.

According to worltop2, Rick Lax has a net worth of $3 million and his main income source is his career being a magician. He also earns from his published books.

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