Uri owns a custom built 1976 Cadillac adorned with over 5,000 bent spoons, some of which were donated to him by various celebrities. The car also boasts a Roman spoon which dates back to the first century.
Uri says that he was three years old when he realized that he had psychic abilities. He recalls a "strange energy force" entering his body at that time.
In 2001, Uri allegedly placed Michael Jackson under hypnosis and questioned him about the child abuse allegations which were surrounding the pop star. Geller claims that while under hypnosis, Jackson denied the charges. Uri says that he believed Jackson, but the two stopped talking soon after the incident.
In 1999, Uri was portrayed by actor Yuval Daniel in the made-for-television movie The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer.
Uri's biggest skeptic is Magician James "The Amazing" Randi, who has written books and articles claiming that Geller is a fraud. Randi says, 'If Uri Geller bends spoons with divine powers, then he's doing it the hard way.'
In 1992, Uri was hired to use his psychic abilities to investigate the kidnapping of Hungarian model Helga Farkas. Geller predicted that she would be found alive and well, but instead the woman was killed by her kidnappers.
Uri is responsible for designing the logo for popular boy band N*SYNC.
Uri speaks four languages; English, Hebrew, Hungarian, and German.
Uri, a big fan of Elvis, purchased the first house "The King" ever owned on ebay in 2006 for $905,100. Geller says at the time the auction ended, an Elvis song began playing on the radio, which he took to be Presley "telling me we got the house."
In 1973 Uri appeared on The Tonight Show, where he was supposed to demonstrate his abilities to host Johnny Carson, but instead he told Carson that his powers couldn't be "turned on and off" and refused to even try.
Uri was a paratrooper in the Israeli Army and in 1967 was wounded while fighting in the Arab-Israeli War.
From 1968 to 1969, Uri worked as a photographer's model in Israel.
Uri has been married to Hanna Shtrang since 1979. They have two children, Natalie and Daniel.
Uri Geller: I was about five years old when I was eating soup in our kitchen, and as I was lifting the spoon towards my mouth, it bent and broke in half.
Uri Geller: I've seen lights in the sky, I've seen UFOs, I've even seen something on the ground that I can't explain, but I've never actually seen a being. I wish I had.
Uri Geller: Big rock bands like R.E.M., Incubus, sing about Uri Geller. So there's kind of a mystification around the things I do. So, if you asked me today: 'Uri, what do you do? Is it real?' Let me put it this way, is it an illusion? Is it real? Or is it beyond belief? And I turn to you and I say: 'You make up your mind. I would rather stay a mystery.'
Uri Geller: The best part of being a vegan is the purity and peace of mind one experiences and the strong connection I feel to the animal kingdom.
Uri Geller: I believe in past lives but I know nothing about mine and I don't want to know. I live in the present, taking one day at a time.
Uri Geller: I was sued by a woman who claimed that she became pregnant because she watched me on television and I bent her contraceptive coil.
Uri Geller: Look, from the first day that I came on the scene, I immediately became controversial. There are people that do not believe in paranormal powers.