Shin Lim is a skilled Canadian magician basically from British Columbia. Shin Lim practices in card plus sleight-of-hand close-up magic tricks. His fan base grew exponentially after he triumphed Season 13 of N.B.C.’s America’s Got Talent. Moreover, he conquered the FISM close-up card magic championship in 2015.
|Full Name:||Shin Lim|
|Born Date:||25 Sep 1991|
|Net Worth:||$ 5 Million|
The 29-years-old Lim was conceived in Vancouver, British Columbia, on September 25, 1991. He has two siblings, one of which is his elder brother Yi. When he was a young boy, his Singapore-born parents moved to Singapore. Lim and his family resettled in the United States when he was 11 years old. They made their residence in Acton, Massachusetts. Moreover, he belongs to Han Chinese descent.
Lim’s interest in music began when he was nine years old. His grandma had given him a violin at first, but he grew displeased with it and broke it before switching to the piano. Lim went to Acton-Boxborough Regional High School before joining Lee University’s School of Music. He had a love for the piano, but his professional aspirations were shattered due to carpal tunnel syndrome.
Lim’s elder brother first introduced him to card know-how. The experience brought him to YouTube, where he viewed countless videos and sharpened his craft. Lim would next open his own channel on YouTube. His channel has over 1.06 million subscribers and has received more than 123 million views. He is not a prestidigitator, according to Lim. Instead, he performs self-choreographed routines that involve both speed and precision.
Lim had a breakthrough year in 2012. He began international touring and finished 6th in the FISM World Championships. His success attracted the attention of an agent, who promised him the chance to tour and demonstrate his tricks in China. He contested and won the FISM title in 2015. Lim performed in the comedy movie Desperate Acts of Magic as a convention magician in 2013. He performed in three Penn & Teller: Fool Us episodes from 2015 to 2018. His breakthrough on Fool Us in 2015 has been watched more than 54 million times on YouTube.
Lim performed on season 13 of America’s Got Talent in 2018. From May 29 to September 19, 2018, the program broadcasted on N.B.C. Lim won the competition and deserved victory. He got not only bragging rights but also a $1 million cash prize. Lim has performed on shows like Access Hollywood, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, plus The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. In January 2019, he returned to T.V. as a contestant on America’s Got Talent: The Champions.
His other credits cover the magic competition series Penn & Teller: Fool Us and the 2013 movie Desperate Acts of Magic.
Achievements and Net Worth
Lim won World Teen Close-Up Magic in 2010, plus Adult Card Magic plus North American Adult Card Magic the following year. In 2012, he ended 6th in the FISM North American Card Magic Tournaments, representing North America. Lim obtained I.B.M. North America and FISM in 2015. In 2018, he won the Merlin Award for Best Close-Up Magic, plus won America’s Got Talent season 13 the same year. In 2019, he also conquered America’s Got Talent: The Champions.
Shin Lim’s net worth is approximated to be $5 million dollars. He makes money through magic shows, tours, plus special appearances. His official website also offers items like Regalia t-shirts and luxury cards.
Lim lives in Boston, Massachusetts, and is a double citizen of Canada and the United States. He engaged Casey Thomas, whom he met on his 2015 Macau tour. Casey was in the close theater door to where he was, and they met at after-show performances where the two theater groups blended as a family. On August 19, 2019, Lim plus Casey wed each other.
When it comes to Lim’s gossip and controversy, he hasn’t been a part of them before now. Shin Lim is also preoccupied with his individual and professional life. Moreover, Lim fancies staying away from gossip and controversy.
Body Measurement and Social media
Shin Lim stands at good 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 60 Kg. He has brown hair plus dark brown eyes; moreover, his body measurement is 36-30-35.
Shin Lim is pretty going on social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter; on his Instagram profile, he has over 822K followers. He has more than 53.2K followers on his Twitter profile and a verified Facebook page with over 1 million followers. Lim has his own YouTube account with over 1.06 million subscribers plus 123 million views.