Its not about being in the right place at the right time. It's about being everywhere all the time. They're famous because they work their butts off.
They put themselves out there for the world to see and by giving, they received.
It isn't luck when you go out every day and perform, perform, perform, and then a tv producer spots you. It isn't luck when you send out press releases, talk to tons of people, and get someone to book you on tv or the radio. It is all hard work
People only get to see the results of what people like David Blaine have done. They don't get to see David going out in the streets performing, talking to networks, listening to guys tell him no, and then finally someone says yes. It is rarely talked about and people don't believe it because it really is that easy.
The hard part is to hear 1,000 no's and still keep doing it. Whatever you put out into the world, you receive back