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Oz Pearlman is an American mentalist, athlete, and magician who is an Emmy winner and has appeared in various television programs.
He uses his stage name of Oz The Mentalist while performing mentalism. He captured widespread attention when he finished third in the 10th season of 'America's Got Talent'.
He has created multiple instructional video tutorials for the magic supplier Penguin Magic, particularly card magic. In 2003, he made a DVD for Penguin called 'Born To Perform Card Magic' that taught techniques of magic. The DVD was filmed in Las Vegas and sold several thousand copies. He is also a marathon runner who has competed in numerous marathons and ultra-marathons. He got his big break by winning third place on the 10th season of 'America's Got Talent' in 2015 and became known worldwide as a mind reader. He then starred in the Emmy-winning show 'Oz Knows' in 2018 and made numerous television appearances which catapulted him into the spotlight.
Oz Pearlman's primary source of income is from performing. The accurate net worth value is not known. It is surmised to be approximately $1-5 million.
Oz Pearlman's annual income is not known.
Oz Pearlman is approximately 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) tall.
Born in Israel on July 19, 1982, Oz Pearlman will turn 40 in July 2022.
Oz Pearlman moved from Israel to the United States with his father when he was three years old as his father was pursuing a career in engineering. In 2003, Pearlman earned a Bachelor’s in electrical engineering from the University Of Michigan and worked as a magician.
At 14, Oz started performing magic at kids’ shows, restaurants, and corporate settings and has carried a deck of cards with him since he was 13. He also participated in sports such as soccer and swimming and liked reading works of science fiction when he was young.
Oz Pearlman's father is Samuel Pearlman. He's a swimmer and was in the Navy.
Elisa Rosen is Oz Pearlman's wife. They have been married for about nine years and have three children as of June 2022.
Oz Pearlman initially worked at Merrill Lynch, and at the time, magic shows and mentalism were only part-time jobs. The turning point was when his employer hired him for a corporate event for the company's upper management. Following this success, he quit his job and focused on being a full-time entertainer.
Oz Pearlman shot to fame when he finished third in the 10th season of 'America's Got Talent' in 2015. Five years later, Oz returned as a contestant in 'America's Got Talent: The Champions'. In 2018, NBC TV created a travel show starring Oz called 'Oz Knows', which featured him performing mentalism at various tourist spots.
Oz also made numerous guest appearances on shows like 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' in 2010 and the 'Today Show' on NBC in 2015 and 2016. He has also been invited to numerous shows such as 'The Meredith Vieira Show', 'Megyn Kelly Today', and the 'Rachael Ray Show'.
He has appeared in a commercial for Mohegan Sun in China, performed at the Wall Street Journal's studio, and appeared multiple times on chat shows like 'Squawk Box', 'The Dr. Oz Show', 'Million Dollar Listing', which is a bravo tv series, 'Power Lunch', 'ABC World News Tonight', CBS’s 'The Early Show', ESPN, the radio show 'Elvis Duran And The Morning Show', and Fox Business talk show 'Varney & Co'.
Oz Pearlman is very passionate about donating to charity, and it was on display at Central Park, New York, when he broke the Central Park Loop Record while running for 'Save The Children Ukraine Relief Fund'.
He raised $116,000 by running 19 laps around Central Park in a day, demolishing the previous record of 16 laps. Pearlman has also performed at the Panhandle Charitable Open.
He won an Emmy Award in 2019 for his show 'Oz Knows'.
Oz Pearlman is passionate about running, winning the New Jersey Marathon four times and the 50-mile Chicago Ultra Marathon in 2015. He has participated in the Western States 100 mi (160 km) run, Badwater 135 mi (217 km) run, Spartathlon 153 mi (246 km) run, Hawaii Ironman World Championship, and Leadville 100 mi (160 km) run.
He believes in pushing his mind just like his body and likes going outside his comfort zone.
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