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Léa Kyle
Information
Age (at audition) 25
Sex Female
Act Quick Change Artist
Seasons 16
Position Reached 5th Place


Léa Kyle was a quick change artist act from Season 16 of America's Got Talent. She finished the competition in 5th place.

Background

Léa is a quick-change magician from Bordeaux, France. She is the girlfriend of Florian Sainvet, who participated in AGT in Season 15. In 2020, she appeared on the 15th season of France's Got Talent, reaching the semifinals.

She participated in the seventh season of Penn & Teller: Fool Us, and was able to fool the legendary duo. She was also the 2019 French Champion of Magic and received a Mandrake d'Or in 2020.

Audition

Léa Kyle's audition in Episode 1605 consisted of performing a quick-change magic act using her own self-designed outfits set to "Swish Swish" and "Part of Me", both by Katy Perry. Impressed with her performance, Heidi Klum pressed the Golden Buzzer, sending Léa directly to the Quarterfinals.

Quarterfinals

Léa Kyle's Quarterfinals performance in Episode 1613 consisted of performing a quick-change magic act set to "Just a Girl" by No Doubt. Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara gave her standing ovations. Léa received enough votes to advance to the Semifinals in Episode 1614 instead of Keith Apicary.

Semifinals

Léa Kyle's Semifinals performance in Episode 1617 consisted of performing a quick-change magic act set to Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande's "Rain on Me". Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara and Simon Cowell all gave her standing ovations. Léa finished in 4th, 5th or 6th place in America's Vote. In the AGT Save, she received more online votes than UniCircle Flow and Victory Brinker, advancing to the Final in Episode 1618.

Finals

Léa Kyle's Finals performance in Episode 1619 consisted of performing a quick-change magic act to Icona Pop's "I Love It". Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara and Simon Cowell all gave her standing ovations.

Finale

For the finale in Episode 1620, Léa Kyle did a skit in which she helped Heidi Klum choose an outfit for finale night through quick change magic. She received enough votes to enter the Top 5 instead of Jimmie Herrod. Léa finished the competition in 5th place behind Dustin Tavella, Aidan Bryant, Josh Blue, and Brooke Simpson.

Trivia

  • Léa Kyle is the first magic act to receive the Golden Buzzer in the audition phase of the competition.
  • She is Heidi Klum's first televised Golden Buzzer act in the regular series (second if you include The Champions) that is not a singer.
  • She is also the first solo quick change act to advance to the live shows.
  • She is the first quick change act to reach the final since David & Dania - Quick Change in Season 1.
  • She is the first female magician to reach the final.
  • She is the only Golden Buzzer to make to the top 5 in Season 16.
  • She was the highest-placing act of Season 16 that had to rely on the Instant Save.
  • She is Heidi Klum's second consecutive Golden Buzzer act to reach the top 5, following Cristina Rae.

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