Who Is Raymond Joseph Teller Wife? Gay, Net Worth, Family

By Ravi Lama | On: 21 Jun, 2018
Who Is Raymond Joseph Teller Wife? Gay, Net Worth, Family

Quick Information

Date of Birth February 14, 1948
Age 72 Years 9 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Magician
Marital Status Single
Wife/Spouse Kathy Bates (On-Screen)
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $175 million
Salary $68,000 Per Year
Ethnicity Mixed
Social Media Twitter
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height 5 Feet 8 Inches (173 cm)
Education Amherst College, Masterman School, Central High School

American magician, Raymond Joseph Teller is best known as the silent half of a comedy magic duo Penn & Teller, along with Penn Jillette. Simply known as Teller, he became a member of the Cato Institute, a member of the free market libertarian think tank, featured on Bullshit!. Teller is portraying a guest role of Mr. Larry Fowler in CBS's The Big Bang Theory. Teller along with Penn is known for their show Penn & Teller: Fool Us

How Much Is Teller's Net Worth?

Raymond Joseph Teller has summoned a net worth of $175 Million. He derived his wealth from the entertainment industry and comedy-stints.

He also generated fortunes appearing on a handful of TV series and movies. His appearances TV series Dharma & Greg, and The Big Bang Theory helped him to increase the income to his net worth. Raymond also received the payroll from his career as a writer. As per, an estimated average salary of Writer is $50,965 yearly.

Raymond Joseph Teller legally changed his name to Teller as he became a household name. Teller and Penn Jillette made appearances on Saturday Night Live numerous times and in films like My Chauffeur and Tough Guys Don't Dance. 

He met Penn in 1975 and started touring together appearing on TV shows. Teller rose to fame as the silent half of the comedy magic duo Penn & Teller, along with Penn Jillette. Magician, who believes magic is a serious business, has collaborated with Penn for more than four decades.

In 2018, Raymond appeared in the American television sitcom, The Big Bang Theory, portraying the role of Mr. Larry Fowler.

Appears As Kathy's Husband On-Screen, Who Is His Real-Life Wife?

Raymond Teller portrayed a guest role of married man role in the CBC's The Big Bang Theory. In the series, Raymond portrayed the character of Mr. Larry Fowler, who is a father of Amy (played by Mayim Bialik). The duo appeared as guest stars in Amy's wedding with Sheldon (played by Jim Parsons).

Throughout the series, his on-screen wife played by Kathy Bates prevents him from speaking. On 25 April 2018, he shared a photo with his on-screen wife, Kathy Bates in Twitter and asked his followers if they looked cute as a couple.

Teller poses with his Kathy Bates on-screen wife (Photo: Twitter)

Teller, however, has remained mum revealing about his real-life affair. As of now, he is yet to get married, and his relationship with a wife is only limited to the screen.

Falsifies Gay Rumor; Magic Partner, Penn Jillette's Opinion On Gay Rights

As the duo are together as Penn & Teller for well over four decades, they have been subjected to gay rumors. However, his magician partner, Penn Jillette falsified the gay rumors and said that they are not in love. They keep their relationship strictly professional and limit their friendship in the stage and practices only. Moreover, Penn is married to Emily Zolten Jillette and has two children.

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Penn Jillette openly revealed about his opinions on gay rights in an interview with in April 2015. Penn is an atheist and supports gay right and gay marriage. He explained that people have stuck between religion and right that is impeding gay people to have their right.

Also, in an interview, supporting the gay marriage he said: "people have a right to be stupid, but what's so wrong with selling a cake to gay people?" He issued his statement after a gay couple sued Colorado Bakery for not baking them their wedding cake in 2013.

Raymond Teller's Family; Wrote Book In Memoir Of Parents

He is a son of Irene B. Derrickson and Joseph Teller. His parents belong to mixed ancestry as his father is of Russian Jewish descent, and his mother belongs to British Isles ancestry. So, he belongs to mixed ethnicity. Teller claims that his mother was his first press agent to publish his performance, portraying the George Washington in 5th grade in a newspaper.

He even wrote a book named “When I’m Dead All This Will Be Yours” in a heartfelt memoir about his two quirky and beloved parents.

Raymond Teller's Back Surgery 

Raymond Teller has undergone successful back surgery (Spinal-fusion surgery to be precise) and is expected to return sooner than scheduled to entertain audiences with his silent act. Penn announced via Twitter on 28 June that Raymond Teller was getting back after he undergoes from his back surgery.

On 30 June 2018, Teller's production team expressed their confusion to back on the stage in time as they had to cancel their four shows on short notice. 

Later, on 2 July 2018, Teller announced that his surgery went so well and he was happy that his mate Penn, who gifted him a beautiful inscribed watch, was also there. Raymond previously had surgery scheduled for 10 July, but after his performance on 27 June 2018, he skipped the post-show meet-and-greet after experiencing severe pain. The surgery was then preponed to 2 July 2018. He tweeted on 28 June 2018 and expressed his apology to his fans,

(Photo: Teller's Twitter)

Also, they are postponing their performance until the 18th of August. Teller's team also apologized to their fans for the delay for their scheduled Vegas show.

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Short Bio

Born as Raymond Joseph Teller, he was born on 14 February 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The magic maestro stands at the height of 1.73 meters (5' 8").

Raymond completed his education in English and Latin from Lawrence High School in Lawrenceville. American magician completed his graduation from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts.