Magician Yu Hojin is an artist from Seoul, South Korea, popularly called the “Future of Magic”. He is the first Asian performer to win the Grand Prix Award at the FISM World Championships of Magic in 2012.
He also held the title of being the youngest person to win the Magician of the Year award from the Academy of Magical Arts at the Magic Castle in Hollywood.
Yu Hojin was born on December 25, 1992, making him 29 years old in 2022. He hails from Seoul, Korea, and may have grown up there (unconfirmed). He attended Dong-Pusan College in South Korea and received his bachelor’s degree. In 2022 he moved to New York to pursue a career as a magician. Yu Hojin shared on the AGT stage that he started practicing magic tricks when he was eight years old, although his father didn’t initially support him. He said,
“I was secretly doing magic in my bathroom. So my dad found out about my passion for magic after five years and asked me, ‘Hey, if I accept your magic, can you be the best?’ And I said ‘yes’.”
Yu Hojin career
Yu Hojin began his artistic career as a magician at the age of eight. He appeared on several magic shows during his lifetime including Britain’s Got Talent, World’s Best Magic, Champions of Magic, Masters of Illusion, The Late Show with David Letterman, and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He was part of the legendary touring magic production team The Illusionists. Since 2013 he has been working with a crew consisting of a rotating cast of 5-8 members. All crew members specialize in specific branches of magic, including stage illusions, mind reading, escapism, and comedic magic. In 2019, he wrote on Facebook that he had made a decision to do solo things on the field, but he also promised that he would come back.
He was one of the first magicians to perform in the historic Sydney Opera House concert hall and made history as the first Asian magician to perform on Broadway. The star held his show called Masulsa at the Busan Film Sky Hall Theater from November 29 to December 8, 2019. He shared on the AGT stage that he had served in the military for two years. Yu Hojin later quit his military job on November 27, 2021. He took a year-long hiatus and decided that he wanted to be a part of his all-time favorite show, AGT.
Magician Yu Hojin auditioned for Season 17 of America’s Got Talent (AGT) and gave his on-air audition in the Season 17 episode on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. He received a standing ovation from the AGT Show judges after he demonstrated his skills and made feathers appear out of nowhere. However, viewers will have to tune in to determine if he gets approval from at least three of them to potentially advance to the next round (scheduled for September 13, 2022). He has earned several awards and honorable mentions. He previously auditioned as a guest performer for the Season 11 America’s Got Talent (AGT) competition in 2016 and was missed in the final by judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and Sofia Vergara.
Yu Hojin social media
He is active on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. He has 48.7k fan followers on his Instagram account @hojin_yu. Yu Hojin wanted the world to “know him and remember him by his name.”
Yu Hojin Biography
|Date of birth
|December 25, 1992
|Age (as of 2024)
|Place of birth
|Seoul, South Korea
|Dong Pusan College
|in feet inches – 5′ 11” – in centimeters – 180 cm
|in kilograms – 64kg – in pounds – 141 pounds
Yu Hojin family
|who is Yu Hojin’s girlfriend?
He is not married or dating anyone. He has kept the public in the dark about everything about his love affairs. We will update this information.
Yu Hojin net worth
Magician Yu Hojin has not publicly disclosed any information about his net worth. According to sources, it’s safe to say that he earned most of his income from his military job and second career as a magician. Due to his experience and hard work, he participated in various live shows in his life. As of 2022, we estimated AGT Magician has an estimated net worth of around $1 million to $2 million.
Facts About Yu Hojin
- He’s known as “the future of magic,” and with good reason.
- He was honored with the title of “the first magician to perform in the concert hall of the legendary Sydney Opera House”.