Yosein Chi
Age (at audition) 39
Sex Male
Act Hand Balancer
Seasons 12
Position Reached Judge Cuts

Yosein Chi, whose real name is Hossein Baghalan Aval, was a hand balancer act from Season 12 of America's Got Talent. He was eliminated in the Judge Cuts.


Yosein Chi is from Iran but he currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has been working in the entertainment industry and fitness industry shoulder to shoulder for over two decades. He has been performing as a balancing artist for Circus Circus since November 2015. [1]

He was one half of Season 7 act Bandbaz Brothers, on which he competed with his uncle.


Yosein Chi's audition in Episode 1206 consisted of performing hand balancing feats such as balancing the weight of his entire body on his finger inserted into a glass bottle and biting a thin sword-like mouth piece while the hanging upside down supporting his entire body on a sword. Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Simon Cowell all voted "Yes", sending Yosein to the Judge Cuts.

Judge Cuts

Yosein Chi's Judge Cuts performance in Episode 1207 consisted of first performing a headstand on a glass decanter on three decks of shot glasses. Next, he performed a handstand on two long wooden blocks on a platform above a set of blades. Finally, he flicked those blocks aside so that his hands were on the platform. Yosein's performance was not strong enough for the judges to send him to the Quarterfinals, eliminating him from the competition.

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