Evan the Card Guy brings the wonder of magic to a wider audience using social media. He pioneers the use of the popular video-sharing platform TikTok to entertain viewers with magic and humor.
At 13, Evan the Card Guy joined The Magic Castle in Hollywood, a clubhouse for magicians and magic enthusiasts. Evan was the youngest person ever to do so. Since then, he has continued to practice magic to improve his talents continuously. Today, he is the most followed magician on TikTok.
Evan the Card Guy was studying in college while working as a janitor when he first uploaded his magic videos. On the day he started, he was in his college dorm and decided to make TikTok videos for fun. Unexpectedly, Evan’s fifth video went viral. The popularity of his videos encouraged him to keep going.
With his newfound success, Evan the Card Guy was able to leave school and his side job as a janitor. In the last two years, Evan has posted over 3,000 unique videos on the video-sharing platform. His social media presence has also opened the door to many other opportunities.
This series of events is not the first time Evan the Card Guy displays initiative in transforming his circumstance. He became a magician a year before joining The Magic Castle. At the time, Evan was grounded for playing video games and became bored at home. In his search for something to do, he learned some magic and has only continued to develop his skills ever since.
Building his own brand did not come easily for Evan the Card Guy. Throughout his journey, he experienced many people doubting his choices and skills. However, Evan quickly gained the perspective to use other people’s doubts as a source of motivation to work harder and never give up.
Recently, Evan the Card Guy rose above countless failures and persevered in learning how to make good videos. Without any direction and advice from other people, Evan’s journey involved many trials and errors. Evan did not need to worry about video quality before becoming an influencer, so the skill was new to him. These experiences taught him about how best to entertain others. More importantly, Evan recognized that failure is a natural part of the course towards growth and progress.
Reversing his fortunes seems to be Evan the Card Guy’s real magical ability. Like his audience, Evan is surprised at the success that he is enjoying. He hopes to use his story to motivate others to try and follow their hearts. Evan understands that it takes conviction and hard work to pursue one’s dreams; these are the qualities that he needed to pioneer bringing magic to social media. Staying true to oneself and one’s interests is also the only way for a person to enjoy their work.
Evan the Card Guy has his sights firmly set on the future. He plans to continue releasing high-quality content for his followers to enjoy. Beyond that, Evan sees himself doing magic and creating videos with some of the most famous people in the world. It would not be long before he becomes the face of magic for this generation.