American magician Mat Franco is widely known among the masses for winning the 9th season of America’s Got Talent. He became the first-ever magician to win the show. Let us look at his net worth in 2018, which he has accumulated in his career.
Mat Franco Early life
Franco was born on 10th May 1988 in Johnston, Rhode Island. He was first attracted to magic while he was watching a magic show on TV. At that time, he was only 4 years old. He convinced his parents to buy him a magic set. He started to perform magic at his kindergarten class.
His first assistant was his own grandmother, who encouraged him a lot. As a kid, he never missed a chance to perform anywhere. At the age of 12, he went to Las Vegas to study more using the money he saved from his magic performances. Along with some of his idols like Jeff McBride, he studied performance art.
Franco completed his graduation from the Johnston High School. He also has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island. Other than magic, he is interested in wrestling too. In his senior year, he was the captain of the wrestling team of his high school.
Mat Franco Career, Awards & Achievement
The Society of American Magicians invited Franco to perform at Riviera Hotel And Casino when he was only 15 years of age. After completing his graduation, Franco toured a lot to showcase his talent. His big break came at the 2014/ 2015 season the ‘America’s Got Talent’.
In the audition itself, he impressed the judges of the show Heidi Klum, Howard Stern, Howie Mandel, and Mel B and finally went on to win the show as the first ever magician to accomplish this feat. After winning the show, Franco launched a show, ‘Mat Franco: Magic Reinvented Nightly’, which went on to become a huge success.
On NBC, he performed in a two-hour show, ‘Mat Franco’s Got Magic’. Mat also performed in the 10th season of America’s Got Talent as a guest performer. He is so famous in lag Vegas that he has been presented with a key to the city and 10th July has been made the official Mat Franco day there.
Awards and Achievements
Franco won quite a few awards in his career. The Las Vegas Weekly Readers’ Choice Awards awarded him the Best Show Award in 2015. He also got nominated for the ‘Fastest Rising Star’ in 2012. His biggest achievement was though winning the 9th edition of ‘America’s Got Talent’.
Net Worth Of Mat Franco
Mat Franco earned quite a considerable amount of wealth in his career. His biggest earning was the winning price of ‘America’s Got Talent’, $1 million. Other than that, he earned a lot of tours, stage performances, and many other television appearances. Right now, his estimated net worth is around $4.5 million.
Mat is in a long time relationship with his love Tianna. She inspires a lot and you can see her is almost all of Mat’s shows. Right now they stay in Las Vegas. It is known from several reports that they are going to tie knots very soon.