Shin Lim is a Canadian magician originally from British Columbia. Shin Lim specializes in close-up card and sleight of hand magic tricks. His fan base grew exponentially after winning season 13 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent. He also won the 2015 FISM Close-Up Card Magic Championship.
the 29 years old Shin Lim was born in Vancouver, British Columbia September 25, 1991. He has two siblings, one of which is his older brother Yi. When he was a toddler, his Singapore-born parents returned to Singapore. Lim and his family immigrated to the United States when he was 11 years old. They have settled in Acton, Massachusetts. He is also of Han Chinese descent
Lim’s interest in music began at the age of nine. His grandmother had initially given him a violin, but he grew dissatisfied with it and broke it before switching to the piano. Lim attended Acton-Boxborough Regional High School before enrolling in Lee University’s School of Music. He had a passion for the piano, but his career dreams were shattered by carpal tunnel syndrome.
Shin Lim’s older brother first introduced him to card tricks. The experience brought him to YouTube, where he watched countless videos and honed his craft. Lim later opened his own channel on YouTube. His channel has more than 1.06 million subscribers and has been viewed over 123 million times. According to Lim, he’s not a magician. Instead, he performs self-choreographed routines that involve both speed and precision.
Lim had a breakthrough in 2012. He began touring internationally and finished sixth at the FISM World Championships. His success caught the attention of an agent who offered him the opportunity to tour China and demonstrate his tricks. He participated and won the FISM title in 2015. Lim appeared in the 2013 comedy Desperate Acts of Magic as a congressional magician. From 2015 to 2018, he appeared in three episodes of Penn & Teller: Fool Us. His success on Fool Us in 2015 has been viewed over 54 million times on YouTube.
Lim appeared in season 13 of America’s Got Talent in 2018. The show aired on NBC from May 29 to September 19, 2018. Lim won the competition and claimed victory. Not only did he win bragging rights, but he also won a $1 million cash prize. Lim has appeared on shows such as Access Hollywood, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. In January 2019, he returned to television as a contestant on America’s Got Talent: The Champions.
His other work includes the magic competition series Penn & Teller: Fool Us and the 2013 film Desperate Acts of Magic.
achievements and fortune
Lim won World Teen Close-Up Magic in 2010, and Adult Card Magic and North American Adult Card Magic the following year. In 2012 he placed sixth in the FISM North American Card Magic Tournaments, representing North America. Lim won IBM North America and FISM in 2015. In 2018 he received the Merlin Award for Best Close-Up Magic and won season 13 of America’s Got Talent in the same year. He also won America’s Got Talent: The Champions in 2019.
Shin Lims net worth is estimated at $5 million. He makes money from magic shows, tours, and special appearances. Its official website also offers items like Regalia t-shirts and luxury cards.
Lim lives in Boston, Massachusetts and is a dual citizen of Canada and the United States. He got involved Casey Thomas, whom he met on his Macau tour in 2015. Casey was at the theater next door, and they met at after-show events where the two theater companies blended as a family. On August 19, 2019, Lim and Casey married.
As for Lim’s gossip and controversy, he hasn’t been a part of it. Shin Lim is also busy with his personal and professional life. Also, Lim prefers to stay away from gossip and controversy.
body measurement and social media
Shin Lim is coming up 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 60 kg. He has brown hair and dark brown eyes and his body measurements are 36-30-35.
Lim is quite active on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter Instagram account he has over 822,000 followers. He has over 53.2K followers on his Twitter account and a verified Facebook page with over 1 million followers. Lim has his own YouTube channel with over 1.06 million subscribers and 123 million views.