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Keiichi Iwasaki Biography – Keiichi Iwasaki Wiki
Keiichi Iwasaki is a Japanese Magician and traveler. He is known for his appearances on different shows including Britain’s Got Talent, Got Talent España 2019, Italia’s got talent 2016, Germany got talent and the Bulgaria version of the show. Keiichi has been traveling around the world for more than two decades. He left Japan in 2001 aged 28 and he has been cycling to different countries and continents.
He has been performing street magic to keep him going. Keiichi says that through his journey, he would like to find “How we could make the world better”. He has stayed in Nepal for one year while studying mountaineering. In 2005, Keiichi joined an international expedition and climbed Mount Everest which has a height of 8848 meters. Speaking about the challenge, Keiichi said, “When I climbed Mount Everest, I climbed with 17 members and many Sherpa (mountain guides), so they made the route, fixed the line for us, and made it easier to climb. But on Mount Blanc, I climbed completely alone.”
Keiichi Iwasaki Britain’s Got Talent
Keiichi, 49, is a contestant in the fifteenth season of Britain’s Got Talent (BGT). The new season started airing on April 16, 2022, on ITV. The show is presented by Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly. Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon, and David Walliams all returned as the new season’s judges. On May 7, 2022, Keiichi performed on the ITV show and impressed the judges with his mystifying act. His performance received applause from Britain’s Got Talent audience and a “golden buzzer” from Ant and Dec.
Judge, Amanda Holden went on to say after Keiichi’s performance, “You are funny, you’re quirky, you’re very, very charming and your magic was absolutely excellent. I mean, faultless.” Japanese Magician performs street magic and is now through to the semi-finals of the talent competition. Other season fifteenth semifinalists include Comedian Axel Blake, Born to Perform Dance group, and American singer Loren Allred.
Britain’s Got Talent fans went on to express their frustration online claiming that Keiichi had performed the same trick in different international versions of the show including Italia’s Got Talent, where he reached the semi-finals. Addressing the claims, a show spokesperson told The Sun, “As with many other entertainers who are hoping for success in the industry, Keiichi, a street performer, had previously auditioned on television shows in the past.”
“There are no rules that state this should prevent him from applying. All acts audition on the same basis and normal programme rules apply. These claims unnecessarily encourage negative trolling against our contestants and “fix” claims are completely untrue. We have always been very open about who can apply for BGT. We look forward to our viewers tuning in to show their support to Keiichi.”
Keiichi Iwasaki Age
Keiichi Iwasaki was born in Maebashi, Japan. He is 49 years old as of 2022.
Keiichi Iwasaki Wife
Is Keiichi Iwasaki married? His marriage is unclear. His wife is also unclear.
Keiichi Iwasaki Family
Who are Keiichi Iwasaki’s parents? His parents are unclear. Keiichi says since leaving Maebashi his hometown in Japan, he has met his parents who have visited him several times. The traveling magician says that he sometimes misses his family and friends back home in his native home. He however stays connected to his family via Skype and email.
Keiichi Iwasaki Net Worth
Keiichi Iwasaki’s net worth is unclear. He left Japan with $2 in Pocket.
Keiichi Iwasaki Ethnicity
He is of Asian ethnicity and of Japanese nationality.
Keiichi Iwasaki Instagram
His Instagram handle is @keiichi_iwasaki.