America's Got Talent Wiki

Ryan Hayashi was a magician from Season 18 of America's Got Talent. He was eliminated in the auditions round.


Ryan Hayashi’s real name is Ryan Lam. Ryan hails from Canada. Ryan performed his first paid magic show at his local library when he was aged ten.

In 2008, Ryan competed on The next Uri Geller - Unglaubliche Phänomene live.

In 2010, Ryan competed on the fourth season of Britain’s Got Talent and the fourth season of Das Supertalent being eliminated in the deliberations on both shows.

In 2012, Ryan competed on the third season of Česko Slovensko má talent where he was eliminated in the deliberations.

In 2018, Ryan successfully fooled Penn & Teller with his coin matrix performance on Penn & Teller: Fool Us in the shows fifth season. This performance was later listed by as one of the 11 Best Tricks from 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us'.

In 2020, Ryan competed on the tenth season of Romanii Au Talent where he was eliminated in the deliberations.

In 2021, Ryan began performing alongside his son Johnny. The pair competed on an episode of the second half of the seventh season of Penn & Teller: Fool Us as a duo however they failed to fool Penn & Teller.

In 2022, Ryan auditioned for the tenth season of Australia’s Got Talent alongside his son Johnny, where they were sent home during the auditions.


Ryan Hayashi's audition in Episode 1805 was briefly shown, consisting of performing a close-up magic trick with Heidi Klum and Terry Crews which involved three coins moving from beneath three cards and appearing alongside a fourth coin beneath a fourth card. Although Heidi Klum voted "Yes", Howie Mandel, Sofia Vergara and Simon Cowell voted "No", eliminating him from the competition.

After the Show[]

In 2024, Ryan competed on the fourteenth season of Romanii Au Talent alongside his son Johnny.

External Links[]