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Chef Boy Bonez was a rapper from Season 15 of America's Got Talent. He was eliminated in the Judge Cuts.


Bonez is a resident of Hollywood, Los Angeles and he is often referred to as the Hollywood Eye Popper.

Apparently, in his late 20s, Bonez is a professional eye-popper. The social media influencer has a huge fan base on Instagram. He is also present on YouTube and TikTok. Bonez first experimented with eye-popping in high school when everyone freaked out after his weird demonstration. Currently, he is on his goal of setting the world record for the furthest eye bulge. 

Bonez additionally has collaborated with several commercial brands and has featured in many music videos with upcoming and established stars.[1]


Chef Boy Bonez's audition in Episode 1505 consisted of rapping with his eyes popped out of his head. Sofia Vergara buzzed the act. Although Sofia voted "No", Howie Mandel, Eric Stonestreet, and Simon Cowell voted "Yes" sending him to the next round.

Judge Cuts

Chef Boy Bonez was spotted during the deliberation stage. Although his verdict was never shown, he did not make the Quarterfinals, eliminating him from the competition.

After The Show

Chef Boy Bonez competed on the Italian competition series Tu Si Que Vales later the same year where he was eliminated in the preliminary round.


Chef Boy Bonez is the first televised act to be buzzed by and receive a solo “No” vote from Sofia Vergara.

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