Joe Skilton is an award-winning magician and mentalist based in Los Angeles. He entertains at private functions throughout Southern California, and at corporate events and trade shows nationwide.
Joe has been a full-time professional magician for the last fifteen years. His world-class magic, charming style, and easy-going nature earned him multiple repeat bookings at the legendary Magic Castle in Hollywood.
Joe has appeared on the Masters of Illusion TV series, and occasionally consults on television and film projects.
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Joe has worked with some of the country’s top event planners. He’s been hired by major corporations, foreign royalty, and top CEOs. Joe has also amazed many Hollywood celebrities, often performing in their private homes for their friends and family.
Joe’s corporate clients include Fujifilm, City National Bank, Cisco Systems, and over 100 local and regional companies. Click here for more.
Television & Consulting
Joe has appeared on Spike TV, TLC, and the primetime TV series “Masters of Illusion.” He’s also appeared in commercials and TV programs in Germany, Europe, and Japan.
He has consulted for TV programs including The Mentalist on CBS, and for NCAA Basketball commercials.
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Education & Background
Joe graduated on the dean’s list from Ithaca College with a degree in communications. After college, Joe worked at two of the world’s most respected advertising agencies. In 2006, Joe left his corporate career to become a full-time professional magician.
Joe’s background in advertising gives him a unique advantage when entertaining smart adult audiences. His rare ability to connect with audiences, combined with his skills in magic and mentalism, have proved to be a hit at hundreds and hundreds of events.
Joe currently lives in Santa Clarita, an L.A. suburb, with his wife Sarah and son.