Evan Alberto (b. January 3, 1999) popularly known as Evan the Card Guy on social media, is an American magician and social media celebrity. He became an overnight sensation on TikTok thanks to the card-based magic tricks that he posted online. This eventually led to him earning his moniker, TheCardGuy, which remains to be his social media handle to date. Alberto’s virality on social media has helped him find commercial success as a professional magician.
Evan Alberto was born on 3 January 1999 in the United States, with his place of birth being unknown at the time. This makes him 23 years old at the time of writing. His astrological sign is Capricorn. Aside from this not much is known about the personal life of TheCardGuy.
Alberto’s TikTok videos often feature him performing magic for other members of his family, especially his younger cousins. Alberto holds American citizenship by virtue of his birth but information regarding his ethnicity is not readily available.
TheCardGuy has posted over 3000 videos across all his social media accounts to date with most of his content being based around him performing magic tricks and illusions. His most popular videos often feature him performing magic tricks with other prominent celebrities and social media personalities.
As a professional magician, Alberto is one of the youngest magicians to join the prestigious group called “The Magic Castle”, a private club for magicians and magic enthusiasts.
As a child, Alberto was extremely passionate about video games and would spend most of his time either in front of a TV using a console or in front of his computer. Eventually, his parents decided to draw a line. Hoping to make him more socially active and outgoing, they prohibited him from playing video games and subsequently grounded him every time he was caught playing. Consequently, in order to avoid getting grounded, Alberto experimented with trying out different things like sports, and eventually found another passion, magic. He started at the young age of 12 and would spend years honing his craft unbeknownst to him that one day, all this effort and dedication would lead to him becoming not just a magician, but a world-renowned celebrity.
Ever since that fateful day, Alberto has spent the better part of his life creating magic-based content for a very niche audience and is now widely considered one of the stalwarts of the magic industry for reviving this art form.
Before his rise to stardom, Alberto used to work as a janitor while posting videos of performing magic, and eventually found his breakthrough thanks to TikTok in 2019. Since then, Alberto’s LinkedIn profile states that he has now become a successful professional magician having performed for various politicians and celebrities including the likes of Hollywood A-listers like Will Ferrell and Charlie Sheen, famous music producer and TikTok star Marshmello, and Eric Garcetti, who was the mayor of Los Angeles when Alberto performed for him.
Apart from celebrities and influential personalities, Alberto’s Tiktok and YouTube videos often feature fellow social media stars and friends Kevin Perry and Katie Feeny, popular content creators on TikTok.
As of now, Alberto has started a new podcast called “It’s Tricky Games With The Card Guy”, which is currently in its nascent stages. Alberto has been devoting a lot of time in growing his new project which revolves around interviewing upcoming talents to talk about their careers and the work they have been involved in. His most recent episodes have featured people like Clinton Kane and fellow influencer Sean Does Magic among many others.
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|Real Name||Evan Alberto|
|DOB (Age)||January 3, 1999 (age 23 years)|
|Height||5’11’’ feet (180.5 cm)|
|Weight||80 Kg (176.5 Lbs)|
|Net worth||$9.8 Million|
|Address/Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Total Views||TikTok: over 275M views, YouTube: 662,340,604 views|
As mentioned before, Alberto started his career as a magician at the ripe age of 12. He joined TikTok around the time it started to pick up traction as a popular social media platform around 2017-2018. However, he did not find stardom and virality until 2019, when he eventually managed to reach the number one spot on TikTok’s trending list as he tweeted himself in December 2019. Subsequently, on TikTok, Alberto’s account The Card Guy quickly started gaining followers and eventually hit the double-digit million follower mark. He is one of the most popular magic-themed content creators.
Apart from his magical presence on TikTok, Alberto has quite the following on YouTube as well. As of June 2022, he boasts a staggering 662,340,604 views on YouTube alone, where he also uploads his vlogs.
His most-watched video on the platform is called “Best Optical Illusions” and has received twelve million views.
His most viral video which was titled, CRAZY CARD MAGIC TRICK THROUGH YOUR SCREEN, gained over 6.3 million views and featured the tippy-top of the TikTok celebrity list, including Chase Hudson, Addison Rae, Charli D’Amelio, and Dixie D’Amelio.
Evan Alberto performing his card tricks (Source - Instagram: thecardguy)
This popular card magician and illusionist has managed to earn an estimated net worth that could be around $9.8 million as reported by Net Worth Spot. Alberto earns a major portion of his impressive valuation from his social media accounts, Adsense via his YouTube channel.
Not a lot of information is available regarding the life of Evan Alberto - The Card Guy. Throughout his career, Alberto has kept a very low profile and hasn't been involved in any contentious acts or negative press in general.
The only significant piece of information that Alberto has made known is his relationship with his girlfriend, Cassie Sharp. It is rumored they have been in a relationship for a very long time and are extremely happy together as seen in the various pictures Alberto posts on his Instagram account. A 2020 YouTube video on his popular channel shows he moved into a content house with his best friends and his girlfriend Cassie Sharp, in Los Angeles.
Their relationship seems to be going strong and is apparently moving towards getting married with various sources claiming that since he moved to LA, he has bought a house and lives with Cassie though reports of this are still unverified.
Currently, TheCardGuy has over 16.7 million followers on TikTok, 2.03 million subscribers on YouTube, and a meager 1,155 Followers on Twitter. He also has over 1.5 million followers on her Instagram.
TheCardGuys most popular/viral TikTok to this date remains to be this mind-breaking illusion video which has been viewed over 51 million times and has been liked over 3.8 million times.
Another illusion video holds the spot for one of Evan’s most viewed videos with over 11.1 million views and over 729,000 likes.
Another one of Evan’s most liked TikTok video remains to be yet another illusion video which has been liked over 690,000 times with over 11 million views.
Alberto’s compilation video of all of his popular illusion-based TikTok has amassed over 12 million views on YouTube with over 335,000 likes.
Alberto’s collaboration video with TikTok’s most popular collaborative house, Hype House which features Chase Hudson, Addison Rae, Alex Warren & more was viewed over 6 million times and has over 108,000 likes.
A. Evan Alberto is the real name of the popular social media personality, The Card Guy. He has managed to amass a net worth of $9 million depending on different sources from his career as a professional magician as well as his highly followed social media presence.
A. Alberto hosted a free course titled The Secrets of Magic & Entrepreneurship in partnership with Varsity Tutors, which featured two sessions, with one focusing on the art of magic itself whereas the other focused on how to build a brand and leverage technology to build your dream career.