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Full Name Jacob Philadelphia
Profession Magician
Date of Birth August 14 , 1735
Place of Birth Philadelphia
Birth Country United States
Birth Sign Leo
Dead or Alive Died
Death Date January 1, 1795

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Jacob Philadelphia age, height, net worth, birthday, biography, facts! In this article, we will discover how old is Jacob Philadelphia? Who is Jacob Philadelphia dating now & how much money does Jacob Philadelphia have?

Jacob Philadelphia Biography

Jacob Philadelphia is one of the famous Magician, who was born on the memorable day of August 14 in the year 1735. Hailing from the vibrant city of Pennsylvania, Jacob Philadelphia is a proud citizen of United States.

Former magician and kabbalist remembered as the pioneer of Phantasmagoria, a performance magic show about ghosts.

Over the years, not only have skills been honed, but a significant impact has also been made in the professional field. Whether it's through work, public appearances, or contributions to the community, Jacob Philadelphia continues to be an inspiration for many.

Jacob Philadelphia Wiki

Popular As Jacob Philadelphia
First Name Jacob
Last Name Philadelphia
Death Date January 1, 1795
Death Day January 01
Death Year 1795


He was born in England.

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He was born Jacob Meyer, but changed his last name to Philadelphia to honor the memory of Benjamin Franklin, who was born in the American city.


He received his education from Dr. Christopher Witt.


He wrote the book Little Treatise on Strange and Suitable Feats in 1774.

Net Worth & Salary

Jacob Philadelphia net worth is $5 Million (2022).

Jacob Philadelphia Timeline

After the death of his patron in 1756, Meyer began to perform in public.
The year 1773 found him chasing away ghosts for Kaiser Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor in Vienna at a charge of 300 Thalers.
The Little Treatise on Strange and Suitable Feats was written by Meyer in 1774.
In 1777 he refused to lecture in Göttingen because of an extravagant, satirical poster campaign by Georg Christoph Lichtenberg who libeled him as being a magician and miracle-worker.
His final lecture was given in 1781 in Switzerland.
In 1783, made a business proposition involving the use of occult powers to Frederick the Great, who declined the offer.: 29 .