Criss Angel is the ultimate performer.
Anyone who has been lucky enough to see one of his shows will know that the illusionist, magician, and musician certainly knows what he's doing.
Sadly Criss Angel has less control over the sorry circumstances that have engulfed his personal life.
Here's the story of Criss Angel's little boy that will surely break your heart.
Criss Angel made a name for himself through magic.
via: IMDbAngel's first television appearance was in 1994, as part of a one-hour ABC primetime special entitled Secrets.
The famous water torture cell.
via: FacebookCriss Angel really broke into the mainstream in 2002 when he performed his impressive water torture cell trick in Times Square, NYC. Angel spent 24 hours shackled underwater in a phone booth-sized water torture cell. People started to get that this guy was the business.
Criss Angel's Mindfreak(2005-2010)
via: IMDbAngel became a household name through the success of his hit show, Criss Angel's Mindfreak. The show ran for 5 years, broadcasted on the A&E television network.
Criss now tours his show across the U.S.
Criss began dating Shaunyl Benson in 2012.
At 18 months old, Johnny Christopher was diagnosed with cancer.
"His life had barely begun and Leukemia was trying to take him away from us."
Johnny Christopher spent 3 years in and out of the hospital.
via: InstagramThe ordeal took a massive strain on the whole family.
Having a child with cancer is incredibly difficult.
"He has a light like no other, that shines so darn brightly."
Even though the family had to spend a lot of time at the hospital...
In between hospital appointments they made sure JC had fun.
Fresh air does us all a world of good.
Earlier this year, Johnny Christopher got a little brother.
Last year, JC's cancer had gone into remission.
Johnny Christopher even started school.
Criss wants to do everything in his power to help his boy.
via: InstagramSince Johnny Christopher was first diagnosed with leukemia, Criss has been doing endless work for charities raising money for pediatric cancer. Angel organized an event, "Criss Angel H.e.l.p (Healing every life possible) which brought together performers from all over the world and raised a million dollars.