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Bini the Bunny was an animal act from Season 16 of America's Got Talent He was eliminated in the deliberations round.


Shai Lighter is the owner.

Shai adopted Bini when Bini was a few weeks old.

In 2016, Bini the Bunny was featured on by Jessica Rothhaar and on German TV Network RTL Germany on the variety show Best Of . In October 2016, Bini the Bunny was recognized and awarded a record by Guinness World Records for most slam dunks by a rabbit in 60 seconds. In July 2017, Bini the Bunny and Shai Lighter were featured on the UK Channel E4 Rude Tube show during Season 11, Episode 9. Bini was featured on the cover of Guinness World Records: Amazing Animals released in September 2017. In 2017, the Facebook page for Bini the Bunny was recognized as "official" by Facebook. Bini has more than 200,000 Facebook fans. Bini the Bunny and Shai Lighter appeared on The Gong Show on ABC on July 26, 2018. Later in 2018, Bini was invited to the Red Carpet Premiere for the Peter Rabbit movie as a "celebrity rabbit". On September 27, 2018, Bini the Bunny's first short-feature film was released to the world, titled Rabbit Home Alone which features Shai Lighter, and an array of actors as well as Bini. The movie is a parody of 1990 feature film Home Alone. In 2018, YouTube awarded both Bini and Shai the Silver Creator Award for reaching and passing 100,000 subscribers. In 2019, Bini was featured in National Geographic's book - Weird But True! USA. In June of 2019, Bini the Bunny and his owner Shai Lighter were interviewed on Australia's The Morning Show on Channel 7. In June of 2020, Bini was featured in a new National Geographic's book - Pet Records. The book describes Bini's slam-dunks record. Additionally, in 2020 Bini received his own app for android devices known as 'Hoppy Brush'. In April of 2021, Bini was featured in the Netflix reality show, Pet Stars. In June of 2021, Bini was featured on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and showed Jimmy his basketball skill. In July of 2021, Bini the Bunny was featured in Little Bunny Dreamer's book, which was a book written by Shai.


Bini the Bunny's audition in Episode 1608 consisted of bowling and playing basketball. Simon Cowell buzzed the act. Although Simon voted "No". Sofia Vergara, Heidi Klum & Howie Mandel voted "Yes", Sending Bini to the next round.


According to Bini the Bunny's Instagram account he did not continue in the competition meaning he was likely eliminated in the deliberation round. [1]

After The Show

In 2022 both Shai & Bini appeared upon the second episode of ITV's 'The Secret Life of Our Pets'.

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