Matt Johnson
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Matt Johnson Bio
Illusionist & Escapologist Matt Johnson - 2019 PROMO
Penn & Teller – Fool Us

Matt Johnson
Master Magician & Escape Artist
Over the past 25 years Matt has literally traveled the globe performing in exotic locations such as Japan, Dubai, Argentina, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, USA and throughout Europe.

He has performed at theaters, on cruise ships and for many of the world's largest companies including Mercedes, Ford, AT&T, Toyota, Norwegian Cruise Lines and Microsoft to name just a few. He is a cast member of the hit show The Illusionists direct from Broadway and his performances have been viewed in more than 60 countries.

Every performance incorporates magic, mind reading, the power of suggestion, stunts, comedy and audience participation into an act that has been hailed "Incredible!" by Simon Cowell and "Wonderful!" by Penn & Teller.

Matt is also recognized globally for his dangerous escapes. They were featured on the hit TV show Britain's Got Talent and since his appearance in 2018 they have gained Matt over 450 MILLION views on You Tube. That same year Matt was also voted the #1 MOST DANGEROUS ACT of BGT and the #2 MOST VIEWED ACT.

Add to this appearances on hit TV shows around the world such as The World's Best, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Penn & Teller Fool Us, Tu Si Que Vales, Wizard Wars, Lorraine and many more.

Matt's show is not simply a magic show it's a glimpse into the life and dedication of a born illusionist. He delivers his illusions and escapes with a refreshing honesty that makes every one of his performances completely unique and utterly captivating.


  • Semi finalist on Britain's Got Talent 2018
  • Semi finalist on Tu Si Que Vales in Rome 2018
  • Appeared as one of the Top 24 acts in the world on the hit tv show The Worlds Best on CBS 2019
  • Guest on the Late Late Show with James Corden 2019
  • Sold out theatre tour of Alberta Jan 2019
  • Headliner aboard Norwegian Cruises 2019
  • Viewed in over 60 countries

  • "Incredible!" - Simon Cowell

    "Breathtaking Act!" - Radio Times

    "Master Escape Artist" - James Corden

    "Daredevil Performance" - Lad Bible

    "Very funny & very quick witted" - Drew Barrymore

    "Act to look out for!" - Huffington Post

    "Fabulous Act" - Penn & Teller

    "Left viewers awe-struck" - OK Magazine

    "The new Aquaman!" - Anderson Silva


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