Season 13 of America's Got Talent concluded on Wednesday, and this time, magic prevailed. The first wizard Shin Lim was crowned the winner, beating the runner-up, the Zurcaroh dance group, and the electric violinist Brian King Joseph, who finished third, for a $ 1 million grand prize.
The 26 year old, who became the second magician to win America's Got Talent after Mat Franco did it in season nine, will also head the America stage & # 39 ; s Got Talent at the Paris Theater in Las Vegas next month.
"I can" Stop smiling, "Lim said after being crowned the winner." I do not think he smiled that much in my life. "
You can see his amazing performance below.
Although initially enrolled in college to become a pianist, Shin Lim had to start thinking about career change after he was diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. Lim decided to try magic and started learning card magic with the help of YouTube.
Later he went to tour the world with his acts, while winning several awards. Lim first gained international fame when he made two appearances on Penn & Teller: Fool Us fooling the American comic-book duo on both occasions. If you're curious about what it looked like, take a look below.