Magician Shin Lim, winner of the most recent season of America’s Obtained Expertise, grew up in Singapore, Leisure Information
SINGAPORE – Magician Shin Lim, who has a connection to Singapore, has received the 13th season of America’s Obtained Expertise.
He wins US$1 million (S$1.37 million) and a three-night residency in Las Vegas.
The 26-year-old Canadian-American was born in Canada and reportedly grew up in Singapore between the ages of two and 11. He had harboured desires of being a pianist till he was recognized with carpal tunnel syndrome and determined to pursue magic as a profession.
His look on the magic competitors tv programme Penn & Teller: Idiot Us has racked up over 52 million views on YouTube because it was posted in 2015.
The outcomes had been introduced by host Tyra Banks throughout the stay finale on Sept 19 from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
As second-placed Austrian acrobatic group Zurcaroh bore him aloft, Banks exclaimed: “Shin Lim, the sexiest magician on the planet.”
A visibly moved Lim stated: “Thank you so much to everyone, I love you all so much… I can’t speak right now.”
The judges on America’s Obtained Expertise had been comic and actor Howie Mandel, singer Mel B, mannequin Heidi Klum and TV titan Simon Cowell.
The ultimate stay present will probably be on AXN (StarHub Channel 511, Singtel TV Channel 304) on Sept 20 at 6pm with an encore telecast at 8pm. The outcomes present wll be on Sept 21 at 6pm with an encore at 8pm.
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