Mat Franco Wins America’s Got Talent

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Mat Franco, one of six finalists, is the first and only magician to have ever gone this far in America’s Got Talent (AGT) and has gone even farther by winning the entire competition. Winning the competition, by the number of votes cast by viewers, was all up to America. The Rhode Island Native won America over and became the winner of Season Nine. Winning Mat receives a million dollar grand prize along with a chance to headline a show in Vegas.

Franco is a self-taught magician and has been interested in magic since age 4. Magic consumes his life 24/7, but he loves what he does. He is from Johnston, RI and now lives in Newport, his grandma has always been his biggest fan. A Business (Marketing) graduate from the University of Rhode Island with a minor in Communication Studies. Mat was able to morph his obsession with magic into a career. Adorable, cheeky, and fun Mat Franco tours college campuses and is recognized for creating interactive presentations. Such as impressing the judges on AGT with his close-up magic.

Congratulations on the win, Mat!

Catch him on Morningside’s Campus, November 7th.

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  1. Is the winner of AGT really newsworthy? I’m curious. If he is, why?

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