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Eric Chien Biography
Eric Chien is a 26 year old Taiwanese magician best known for wining the FISM Close Up Grand Prix competition in July of 2018, and wining the third season of Asia’s Got Talent, which concluded on April 11, 2019.
He is one of the competitors of season 14 of America’s Got Talent and the second winner from Asia’s Got Talent to compete on America’s Got Talent (after The Sacred Riana).
Chien has been doing magic since he was 16. He explained that as a shy child who moved around a lot, making friends was hard for him. “When I started performing close up magic, it became a really good way to make friends again. When I’m performing on stage, I feel more confident in myself and more relaxed.”
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Eric Chien is a 26 year old magician who was born in Taiwan, China. He likes to keep his personal life private hence it is not known which day, month he was born therefore it is not known when he celebrates his birthday.
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Eric was born in Tai Pei, Taiwan, but his family moved to America when he was four years old. On Asia’s Got Talent, he opened up about the challenges he faced as a child in the U.S.Eric Chien Photo
“I was the only Asian in school,” he said. “It was really tough for me. I would get beat up in school, then I would transfer to another school I think four or five times.”
Eric hasn’t revealed any information about his father, mother and siblings.
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Chien likes to keep his personal life private hence there is no any information or news about his dating life. Since there is no any history of Eric’s past relationship, it seems like the magician is happily single until now.
Eric Chien America’s Got Talent | Eric Chien AGT
Chien is one of the contestant on Season 14 of America’s Got Talent which premiered on May 28 on NBC. He specializes in performing close-up magic tricks, an illusion style that includes card tricks, coin tricks, or tricks involving other small objects. In close up magic, the audience is generally no more than 10 feet away from the performer.
He did a series of card tricks that went on for nearly five minutes and his routine just kept getting better and better with everything he did. Simon SAYS HE’S THE BEST on America’s Got Talent 2019 Auditions.
The judges of Season 14 of America’s Got Talent are Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel joined by two new women on the panel as Julianne Hough and Gabrielle Union replace Heidi Klum and Mel B. Terry Crews , who presided over the winter hit “America’s Got Talent: The Champions,” takes over from Tyra Banks.
Eric Chien Asia’s Got Talent
In April 11, 2019, Eric Chien was crowned the champion of Asia’s Got Talent Season 3. The results show of the talent competition was held at Marina Bay Sands’ Sands Theatre and televised on AXN channel.
He defeated eight other acts from around Asia to clinch the grand prize of US$100,000 (S$135,335) and complimentary flights on Vietjet Air for up to one year.
Other finalists of the Asia’s Got Talent included Malaysian mathematics whiz Yaashwin Sarawanan, Filipino contemporary acrobatic dance duo Power Duo and Taiwanese dance crew Maniac Family.
Eric Chien FISM
In July of 2018, Chien was crowned the winner of this year’s International Federation of Magic Societies (FISM) Magic World Championships in Busan, South Korea.
He won the “Best Trick” prize in July during the Magic World Championships, a competition held once every three years, LADbible reported. His award-winning act was not made available until recently.
In an interview conducted by fellow magician Ryan Hayashi, Eric Chien said he was so nervous before the FISM Magic World Championships that he could barely eat or sleep for five days. “After I was done,” he admitted, “I did cry a little because it was really emotional, because it’s my first time competing on such a big stage.”
When he shared the video of his winning trick on YouTube, he wrote, “This is the happiest and most emotional day of my life. I cried the moment they said my name, I just couldn’t contain the joy. I really want to thank everyone for the support, I love you guys. I am the first Asian to win a Close up Grand Prix.”