Who is Jack Grady? Ohio magician tests his luck on 'America's Got Talent' Season 17

With over 67,000 loyal followers on Instagram, the self-titled 'The Great Assdini' aka Jack Grady is already a celebrity of sorts on the internet


                            Who is Jack Grady? Ohio magician tests his luck on 'America's Got Talent' Season 17
Magician Jack Grady on 'America's Got Talent' Season 17 (Trae Patton/ NBC)
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Season 16 of 'America's Got Talent' ended with magician Dustin Tavella taking home the $1 Million grand prize and an opportunity to be the headline act in Las Vegas! Inspired by Tavella's success, Ohio-based magician Jack Grady is ready to test the waters on 'AGT' Season 17.

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But before Jack gets his hands on the grand prize, he will first have to impress the show's judges- Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Sofia Vergara, and Heidi Klum. While we will have to wait and watch to see if Jack manages to bewitch the judges with his talent, in the meanwhile, you can learn all about Jack here. 

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Who is Jack Grady?

With over 67,000 loyal followers on Instagram, the self-titled 'The Great Assdini' aka Jack Grady is already a celebrity of sorts on the internet. With his wacky magic tricks and witty commentary, Jack is one of the most sought-after magicians. 

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According to The Bash, Jack has been performing magic for a little over eight years. His interest in magic was first sparked at the age of eight when he watched a magician performing on television. He read everything he could to learn more about magic. Armed with loads of bookish knowledge, he gave his first performance at the age of ten at hope lodge. The encouragement from the audience motivated him to take magic more seriously. 

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So at the age of 13, Jack entered the competition called "Magi Fest". He won a full scholarship to a prestigious performance art camp. In 2015 Jack took his improv comedy magic act to the "International Battle of Magician" the competition was so strong due to the international aspect Jack would've been overjoyed for 3rd place. He performed a 15-minute stage act that would now become his hour-long stage show today. He went on to win the grand prize of performing before a sold-out theater of 5,000 at the palace theater. 

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Since then Jack has performed at several birthday parties and comedy clubs. We can't wait to watch Jack's performance on 'America's Got Talent' Season 17.

'America's Got Talent' Season 17 premieres on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 8 p.m. on NBC. Following the show's premiere, you can catch all-new episodes every Tuesday from 8 to 10 pm ET/PT. For viewers who wish to tune in to the show without cable, they can do so using any of the following streaming services: Sling TV, fuboTV, Hulu With Live TV, AT&T TV or YouTube TV.

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