Shin Lim Biography

Updated On Dec 11, 2018 Published On Dec 11, 2018
Facts of Shin Lim
Date of Birth: 1991 , September-25
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Shin Lim
Birth Name Shin Lim
Father N/A
Mother N/A
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Canada
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Han Chinese
Profession Magician
Working For N/A
Net Worth around $1 million
Salary Under review
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Fair
Body Measurements N/A
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Waist size N/A
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Neck Size N/A
Chest Size N/A
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Tattoo(s) No
Famous for Winning 13th season of America's Got Talent
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Affair with Casey Thomas
Boyfriend N/A
Girlfriend Casey Thomas
Married No
Married to No
Children No
Divorce N/A
Education graduated from Lee University
Awards AGT, World teen close up magic, Adult Card Magic I.B.m, and many more
Online Presence Active
Music Group N/A
Movies N/A
TV Show Penn and Teller: Fool Us,Die Ehrlich Brothers präsentieren: Showdown der weltbesten Magier,America's Got Talent
Sisters None
Siblings One
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Shin Lim is a Canadian-American self-taught magician, recognized for his use of card manipulation and sleight of hand. He is also the winner of the 13th season of America's Got Talent(AGT) in 2018.

Shin is mainly known for his elaborate close-up card magic routines, during which he stays quiet with the tricks set to music, including his award-winning acts "The Dream Act" and "52 Shades of Red".

Shin was born on September 25, 1991, in Canada, to Singapore born parents and was raised along with his brother En Lim and ultimately moved to Boston, Massachusetts when he was 11. 

While growing up, he was interested in music and played violin and piano quite often until his interest rose more towards magic. Talking about his schooling, Lim attended the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School and Lee University.

It was when his older brother Yi showed him a card trick, Shin started searching up for magic videos on Youtube and started learning from them. Shin eventually started participating in different magic related competitions and this helped in making his passion stronger than ever.

In 2018, at the age of 26, Shin participated in the 13th season of America's Got Talent and ultimately became the winner of the show on September 19, which earned him immense fame worldwide. 

As per the advice of one of the judges of the show Simon Cowell, Shin added more techniques in his performance which helped him to win the competition.

Moving on to his personal life, Shin is engaged to girlfriend Casey Thomas. The couple had an affair for quite a long time before he proposed her in one of his magic shows in front of over 2000 people on August 20, 2017. The couple is likely to tie the knot very soon, but they have not revealed their exact plans on marriage. The couple also has not welcomed any children by far.

Moving on to Shin's finance, Shin owns a Porsche which costs $50,000 and has a beautiful house in Massachusetts whose price is in millions. He also owns a website called, where he sells his show tickets, merch and so on, which also adds up to his net worth.

Likewise, according to, from his YouTube channel, he earns around $332 - $5.3K on a monthly basis and around $4K - $63.8K in a year. 

Besides, Shin also earns a good sum from his appearance in TV shows. As the winner of AGT, he won $1 million as his prize money. As of 2018, his net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.

Shin Lim facts on timeline

Born in Canada

September 25 , 1991

Shin Lim was born on September 25, 1991, in Canada to Singapore born parents and was raised along with his brother Yi Lim and moved to Boston, Massachusetts in 2002.

Started his career as magician


It was in the year 2009 that he professionally started doing magic shows and started off his career.

Appeared in Penn and Teller: Fool Us


In 2015, Shin featured in a television show called Penn and Teller: Fool Us where he played himself and was able to awe the hosts of the show.

Won America's Got Talent(Season 13)

September 19 , 2018

Shin Lim ultimately won the 13th season of America's got talent on September 19, 2018, at the age of 26.

Proposed and got engaged to Casey Thomas

August 20 , 2017

Shin proposed girlfriend, Casey Thomas in front of over 2000 people on August 19, 2017, in one of his magic shows.

Net Worth of $1 million


Due to his involvement in his magic shows and after winning AGT in 2018 his net worth is estimated to be over $1 million as of 2018.