Karl Zucchini
The Flying Zucchini Brothers
Born: Romania, 1950

Karl fled Europe after the war with his parents and three brothers. They arrived in New York speaking no English at Ellis Island. Karl’s father, Boris, was a well known and respected circus performer in Eastern Europe. The Zucchini family joined the G.E. Circus in Indiana where they were living at the time. Karl, Boris Jr., Zacrof, and Josef, have continued in the long standing family tradition of circus performers. Karl has been married to Dixie the Fat Lady for 20 years. They have two children, Agnes and Albert, who are also interested in pursuing a career in the circus.