Lee Terbosic is a nationally touring magician & comedian from Pittsburgh, PA that blends mystery, humor & sleight of hand into ever performance. Lee has wowed countless celebrities like Aaron Paul, Wiz Khalifa, Paula Abdul, Jack Black, Gene Simmons, Alice Cooper, Andy Grammer, Johny Depp and has appeared on The BBC, NBC, CBS, TLC, & A&E. Every year Lee crisscrosses the country performing at corporate functions and college campuses for tens of thousands of people. In 2015 Lee was named the Magician of the Year by the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities.
Lee began performing magic at the age of 12 after seeing his older cousin Robin who was a magician from Brooklyn, NY perform at a family party. Soon after Lee’s weekends where trips to the Carnegie Library in Homestead, PA to check out magic books and visits to The Cuckoos Nest a magic shop on the South Side of Pittsburgh. Lee was hooked and began reading and studying as much as possible about the art of magic. Over the years, he perfected his skills and thrived on performing for anyone that would give him just a few minutes of their time.
Lee’s first gig came at the age of thirteen when he began performing at the local Pizza Hut every Tuesday night. Lee would perform table to table entreating patrons and after each performance Lee was paid with a free pizza. He continued his passion throughout high school, where he became known for freaking fellow students out in the cafeteria and gained recognition around the city while working with corporations and performing at social functions.
Lee is a 2008 graduate of Robert Morris University with a Bachelors degree in Marketing & Business. After college he jumped right into being a full-time professional comedy magician and performs over 200 shows each year from coast to coast.
In recent years Lee has written, produced and performed sold out performances of his one man theater show titled 52 Up Close, created a youtube/Instagram magic series called Anything Is Possible, created, produced and started in a national magic campaign for Red Bull called Sleight of Can and currently stars in his own recurring TV segment Monday Magic for Pittsburgh Today Live on KDKA/CBS. Lee also works each year with numerous charities and non profits in the Pittsburgh area.
From small, humble beginnings performing table-side at a local Pizza Hut in middle school, to performing for over 1,000 college students in his twenties, Lee has truly seen a wide variety of audiences… He has made a successful career out of something that most people only consider a hobby. He has found something that brings joy to not only himself but so many others each day.
Lee is currently staring in his own theater show titled Bamboozled which is currently in production every weekend at the Dave & Buster's Theater at The Waterfront in Pittsburgh.