Mat Franco is an American magician and the winner of the ninth season of America's Got Talent. Franco rose above hundreds of thousands of acts to become the first magician in history to win, including the $1 million prize. Best known for his personality-driven, sleight-of-hand style of magic, Mat Franco's TV specials marked the first time NBC produced a spin-off show around their AGT winner. Franco is currently headlining in at The LINQ Hotel and Casino at the Mat Franco Theatre in Las Vegas. In addition to winning awards including "Best Magic Show" "Best Performance Venue" "Best Production Show" in the Best of Las Vegas Awards sponsored by the Las Vegas Review Journal, Franco's live production show currently rates highest among all magic shows in Las Vegas according to user reviews on Vegas.com, Trip Advisor and Ticketmaster.
|Born:||May 10, 1988, Johnston, Rhode Island, U.S.|
|Residence:||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Alma mater:||University of Rhode Island|
|Known for:||America's Got Talent Season 9 winner|
About Mat Franco
Season 9 champion of America's Got Talent who became the first magician to win the competition show. He is known for his combination of humor and shocking magic.
He frequently watched magicians on TV growing up, recording performances to study them later on.
He was hired by the Riviera Hotel and Casino to perform as part of the Society of American Magicians National Convention.
He was born in Johnston, Rhode Island and grew up alongside his older brothers. He has had a longterm relationship with Tianna Scartabello.
He beat Emily West in the finals of America's Got Talent.
Information related to Mat Franco
- America's Got Talent winners
- University of Rhode Island alumni
- American magicians