When he is seven years old his mother marries Edward Murdstone.During the marriage, partly to get him out of the way and partly because he strongly objects to the whole proceeding, David is sent to lodge with Peggotty's family in Yarmouth. Peggotty, lives in a house built in an upturned boat on the beach, with his adopted relatives Emily and Ham, and an elderly widow, Mrs. "Little Em'ly" is somewhat spoilt by her fond foster father, and David is in love with her.Add to that fresh forays into film: Copperfield consulted on The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (out Friday) and the illusionist crime caper Now You See Me (May 31). More magicians on-screen Catching his act is almost required for anyone considering a movie about magic.Whether you are a magic buff or not, you have to hand it to David Copperfield.
Maybe one day I'll figure it out."Copperfield, 56, has shown that figuring out this magic thing can have its perks.He also introduces us to his stunning French fiancée, Chloe Gosselin, a 28-year-old model and designer he met six years ago, with whom he has a three-year-old daughter, Sky.Once famed for dating the world's most beautiful women – he dated Claudia Schiffer for six years in the 1990s – he now plays all that down with an "Oh, that was a long time ago. He's spent more than 30 years at the top of his profession. "People come up to him, tell him they admire him, that he's a role model for them – and he just smiles, because he's truly modest.David bites him and soon afterwards is sent away to a boarding school, Salem House, under a ruthless headmaster, Mr. There he befriends an older boy, James Steerforth, and Tommy Traddles.Copperfield performs over 550 live shows every year since 1983.