Michael Finney is a multi-award winning comedy magician, with more than 30 years in the business.
Michael stared his career as a close-up bartending magician, Soon becoming a children's performer at Legend City Amusement theme park for 2 years, Michael then took a leap of faith and decided to concentrate on comedy magic. He knew its what he wanted to do full time. It was a good leap. He has spent the last 30 plus year in comedy clubs, charity and corporate events all over the world, sprinkle in over 12 network television appearance's including 5 apperences on Comic Strip Live, Evening at the Improv, Sunday Comics, 2 guest appearances on the George Lopez show. Two Worlds Greatest Magician specials. 4 appearances on Masters of Illusion as well as being a comedy finalist on Star Search, hosted by Ed McMahon.
Michael received the Silver Lions head award from Seigfried and Roy for excellence in comedy and magic performance, soon after he was awarded Comedy Magician of the year and Parlor Magician of the Year by the Academy of Magical arts Magic Castle in Los Angeles, voted one of the top 10 comedy magicians in the world by his peers in 2008. In 2009 Michael received the world comedy magic act of the year presented to him by Gay Blackstone.
Opening act for Ray Charles, Lou Rawls, The Doobie Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hall n Oats, Michael MacDonald, The Everly Brothers, Engelbert Humperdink, Kris Kristofferson, Paul Williams, Peter Frampton and Jerry Lee Lewis, Just to name a few.
His corporate clients include 7up, Dr. Pepper, Charles Schwab, Ford/AC Delco, JC Bradford, Elmers Resturant's, Phoenix Firebirds, Tucson El Conquistadors, OB Sports, La Quinta Hotel and resorts, Ocean Spray, Gunite Trucking San Francisco Giants Boston Redsox Cincinnati Reds Milwaukee Brewers Atlanta Braves
Michael's Charity work include performing at celebrity events for such clients and dare we say friends like Alice Cooper Jeff Foxorthy Hope for the Warrior Ted Hendricks Foundation Marshall Faulk Foundation Bob Uecker Fuzzy Zoeller Once again just to name a few. Along with 3 American Armed forces entertainment trips to the Middle East in 2015 16 17.
Finney is one of only a few magicians with their own foundation —- the Michael Finney Foundation -
His charity recipients include "Hope for the Warrior" "Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association" Dana and Christopher Reeves chapter "Pappas School for the Homeless" "Shriners Burn Camp" and during the holidays finds people in need to lend a hand too. His foundation is nearing 1,000,000.00 donated to the charities as of Jan of 2018
Michael.s hobbies include Golf with a 9.7 index, Attending and showing his Classic cars at shows and Harley Rides with friends.
Michael act crosses over to young and old. He has worked countless cruise ships comedy clubs and corporate functions. If you want funny adult or family entertainment you want and need Michal Finney.