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Gina Brillon was a stand-up comedienne act from Season 16 of America's Got Talent. She finished in the Bottom 5 of the Top 10.

Background

Born and raised in the Bronx, Gina Brillon is a Puerto Rican actress, singer, comedian, published writer and new mom. She has been performing as a stand-up comedian since she was 17 and has had some incredible success in her career thus far. Appearances include Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham," "Late Night with Seth Meyers," "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "The View" and "Chelsea Lately" as well as scripted series "Kevin Can Wait" and "The Conners." She was the first Latina winner of NBC's "Stand Up for Diversity Showcase," was a New Face at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival and was featured on Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias' "Beyond the Fluffy Tour."

Currently, her Gracie Award-winning one-hour special, "Gina Brillon: The Floor Is Lava," is available on Amazon Prime Video, along with her first one-hour special "Pacifically Speaking." She also appears in the HA Festival's "The Art of Comedy" on HBO Max. Her half-hour special "Easily Offended" was one of the top shows on HBO Latino, and streams on all HBO digital platforms. Brillon also co-hosts a successful podcast with Katherine G Mendoza doling out advice on "Mess in Progress: A Homegirls Guide to Self-Help".

Audition

Gina Brillon's audition in Episode 1602 consisted of performing a stand-up routine. Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara, and Simon Cowell all voted "Yes", sending her to the next round.

Deliberations

Gina Brillon was chosen to advance to the Top 36.

Quarterfinals

Gina Brillon's Quarterfinals performance in Episode 1609 consisted of performing a stand-up routine with jokes about her life in the Bronx, being Latino, her weight and the dangers of dating a skinny guy. Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara gave her standing ovations. Gina received enough votes to advance to the Semifinals in Episode 1610 instead of Canine Stars and Sethward.

Semifinals

Gina Brillon's Semifinals performance in Episode 1615 consisted of performing a stand-up routine with jokes about kids insulting adults and the stress of planning her wedding. Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara and Simon Cowell all gave her standing ovations. Gina received enough votes to advance to the Finals in Episode 1616 instead of Beyond Belief Dance Company and Tory Vagasy.

Finals

Gina Brillon's Finals performance in Episode 1619 consisted of performing a stand-up routine with jokes about married life, how forgetful her husband is and jealousy. Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara gave her standing ovations.

Finale

For the finale in Episode 1620, Gina Brillon performed a stand-up routine with George Lopez. She did not receive enough votes to advance to the Top 5, eliminating her from the competition instead of Josh Blue.

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