Mahdi Moudini

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Mahdi Moudini
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Mahdi Moudini
Born Mahdi Moammer
(1979-03-14) March 14, 1979 (age 36)
Karaj, Iran
Occupation Magician, illusionist
Years active 1984–present
Partner(s) Michelle Goh (2005-present)
Children 2 (Marchelin & Prince Maddix)
Website [1]

Mahdi Moudini (born Mahdi moammer; March 14, 1979) is an Iranian illusionist best known for his stage and close-up magic around the world. He has been described as the most commercially demanded magician in Malaysia.[1] Two of his latest wonder shows were the series of Magical Moudini [2] and levitation along the famous Kuala Lumpur Tower.[3] Moudini currently is the International Magicians Society (IMS) ambassador to Malaysia.[4]

Early years[edit]

Mahdi studied magic under the tutelage of his grandfather and father who were both performing magicians in Iran. He began performing magic when he was 5 years old, holding shows in his home city of Karaj.

Mahdi Moudini performing in his school

At the age of 18 he moved to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as the political situation in Tehran prohibited him in performing live stage magic. He is currently performing extensively in Malaysia and South-east Asia region.[5][6] In line with Malaysia's mourn and passion for the lost lives of disappeared Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370), he perform an official memorial show in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on 3 April 2014.[7]

Awards[edit]

Mahdi has received three Merlin Award from the International Magicians Society.[8] He received the award of "Best Iranian Stage Magician 2012"[9] for his stage magic performances, "Most Extreme Magician Asia 2013" [10] for his close-up magic involving snakes and fire and recently "Best Illusionist Malaysia 2014" [11][12][13] for his innovative illusions.

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