Giucas Casella

Giucas Casella (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒuːkas kaˈzɛlla]; born Giuseppe Casella on 15 November 1949) is an Italian illusionist, hypnotist and television personality.

Giucas Casella
Giuseppe Casella

(1949-11-15) 15 November 1949

Life and career

Born in Termini Imerese, Palermo, he started his career at 17 years old, performing in a disco in Alassio.[1] After about 10 years of shows in European casinos, the presenter Pippo Baudo, who had noticed him during an exhibition in an Antenna Sicilia TV-show, launched his career casting him in the 1980 edition of the popular show Domenica in.[1] He is best known for his experiments of hypnotism to people and animals.[1][2] In 2004 Casella participated to the Rai 1 reality show Il ristorante, ranking fourth,[3] and in 2008 he was a contestant in L'Isola dei Famosi (the Italian version of Celebrity Survivor), retiring for health problems.[4] In 2018 he was once again a contestant in L'Isola dei Famosi, retiring once again for health problems.[5]


  1. Aldo Grasso, Massimo Scaglioni, Enciclopedia della Televisione, Garzanti, Milano, 1996 – 2003. ISBN 881150466X.
  2. "Attenti è difficile cadere in trance". La Repubblica. 1995-02-18. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  3. "Rosi manda tutti ko il re del Ristorante è lui". La Repubblica. 2004-02-09. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  4. "Il trionfo dell' Isola dei famosi 'Abbiamo vinto la Champions'". La Repubblica. 2008-11-25. Retrieved 8 June 2014.
  5. "Giucas Casella ritirato". Mediaset. 2018-02-27. Retrieved 5 December 2018.
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