Wian Van Den Burg, 24 years old, born in South Africa, grew up in a small town and first saw a magic trick on the Ellen Degeneres show. He then started trying to figure the tricks out and eventually became a self-taught professional magician in South Africa. He has studied material from some of the best magicians around the world. In 2015, he auditioned for South Africa’s Got Talent. He had an incredible reaction from the crowd and was stormed outside by people wanting to see more.
Since then, he has performed around the world and been featured on numerous television shows, news interviews, performed for the entire Springbok rugby team and filmed a TV series in Cape Town for the channel Boomerang as well as a new TV Show for Kyknet. He has been seen by some of the biggest celebrities such as South African DJ, DJ Fresh, Springbok rugby captain, Siya Kolisi, International model, Lala Hirayama, Ambassadors and princes, American celebrities Shammi and Jackson, and has drawn the attention of American TV producer, AD Oppenheim, who immediately signed him for potential US TV shows in the future. He has performed around the world for some of the biggest companies like Mercedes, Coca Cola, Absa, Mercedes, Vodacom and BMW.
Wian Van Den Burg is mostly known for his social media videos which have combined over 50 million views. He has gained millions of views all around the world and is one of the only magicians in the world to be featured on some of the biggest viral Facebook pages, like UNILAD, Viral Trends, The Magic Show and more. It has made him quite recognised on the streets and has now moved on to become the biggest magician on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and TikTok in the Southern hemisphere.
Some noteworthy tricks he is known to perform include the card through window effect, the phone in glass bottle trick and the self-tying shoelace trick. From growing up in a small town in the Free State to performing on TV shows, celebrities and getting millions of fans, Wian dedicates his life being kind to others, being grateful every day to get to live his dream and meet new people along the way. What he loves most is being able to walk up to anyone anywhere in the world and showing them something they will remember forever. He is honoured to be considered one of the youngest up and coming magicians out there.