Bio:Mat Franco is a magician who won Season 9 of America’s Got Talent. He grew up in Rhode Island. At 12 years old, Mat used his own money that he’d saved up to travel to Las Vegas, Nevada and train with the greatest magicians. As a teenager, he performed at hotels and casinos in Las Vegas! Mat attended the University of Rhode Island and graduated in 2010 with a Business degree.
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Mat’s known for blending humor and magic. During the America’s Got Talent finale episode, Mat did a raunchy magic trick with Rosie O’Donnell and AGT judge Howard Stern. He made cards disappear from Rosie’s bra and end up in Howard’s pants.
Mat won Season 9 of America’s Got Talent on Sept. 17, 2014.