Penn Fraser Jillette and Raymond Joseph Teller are two of the most famous illusionists in the world. They’ve been performing magic tricks for over 40 years now.
Penn and Teller are at the top of their craft when it comes to magic. However, that doesn’t mean they can always tell when they’re being deceived.
Keep reading to get to know four top magicians who managed to trick the magic duo more than once on their hit TV show “Penn and Teller: Fool Us!”
1. Vitaly Beckman
Dubbed as “one of the most unique and innovative illusionists in the world” by the Chicago Tribune, Vitaly Beckman stumped Penn and Teller TWICE with his ingenious magic.
Both times, the Belarus-born illusionist stunned the judges with a complex, flawlessly-executed act that combined the art of illusion with a captivating style.
Check out Vitaly’s 2nd appearance on Fool Us! in the video below to watch him perform an illusion that has never been done before:
2. Shin Lim
Celebrated as one of the top magicians in the world right now, Shin Lim fooled Penn and Teller twice with his mind-bending close-up magic tricks and illusions.
By combining his skills in sleight of hand with elaborate, self-choreographed routines, Shin Lim creates captivating, original magic acts which have never been seen before.
Take a look at the video below to watch one of the most mind-blowing magic illusions he’s ever performed.
3. Paul Gertner
“You blew our minds.”
This is how Penn and Teller responded after first getting fooled by magic innovation expert Paul Gertner in 2016.
Since then, the close-up/card magician performed on the show four more times – successfully fooling the two judges a second time during his 2018 appearance.
Hit the play button below to watch Paul Gertner in action and better understand why he’s one of the top magicians today.
A master of unconventional magic, Jandro combines impossible magic tricks with comedy to take audiences on an unforgettable journey.
The Spanish comedy mentalist and card magician fooled Penn and Teller FOUR times, most recently as part of a show that aired on October 2021.
Watch Jandro leave Penn and Teller speechless after vanishing two statues of liberty and then giving the judges an envelope with all the details of how he did it.
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