Johnny was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in October of 1982. Growing up Johnny was always a fan of Magic. Johnny's interest only grew when TV specials such as "World's Greatest Magic" and "Magic of Lance Burton", aired.
When Johnny reached high school, he took his love of magic to a more tangible level. In 1999, during his Spanish II class, he met his future best friend, Tanoodej (T. J.) Anutarakul. T. J. was performing a slue of coin effects which caught Johnny's eye. Johnny took it upon himself to learn from T. J. and that's when Johnny's magic really took off. T. J. and Johnny would take their magic on the streets of Orlando and bedazzled a myriad of spectators. "It's one thing to perform for your friends and family, but to perform for complete strangers, that's a whole other experience" -T. J.
Johnny heeded T. J.'s advice and
began performing every chance he had and began to catch the notice of other
groups and businesses. Johnny began doing corporate shows for several companies
and continued to grow his clientele. Johnny has performed for Blockbuster
Video, Inc., Walt Disney World, 7-11 Convenience Stores, George's Music, Applied
Building Development and even performed for the Tampa bay rays on field at
Johnny's original magic was featured in MAGIC Magazine (the magic's industry leading magazine).
In September of 2011, Johnny was finally able to bring his magic to a bigger venue, The Orlando Improv!
Johnny's close-up magic has much variety. Blending comedy and elegant sleight-of-hand, he helps add that special touch to events, whether it be weddings, family reunions or birthday parties.
200 South Parker Street, Tampa, FL 33606
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