The news that Scott Alexander, the magician who wowed the judges on season 6 of America’s Got Talent, passed away on Sunday as the result of a stroke was conveyed by his wife Jenny.
According to what Jenny shared on her Instagram account, Alexander had a stroke when he was playing on a cruise ship in Saint Kitts. Alongside many photographs of her family, she wrote, “We are broken.” “We ask that you keep us in your thoughts and prayers.”
When the magician debuted on the sixth season of the competition series America’s Got Talent in 2011, he surprised the judge’s Piers Morgan, Sharon Osbourne, and Howie Mandel by making his helper (wife Jenny) materialize out of thin air with the use of water and levitation.
Alexander made it through to the Vegas Round and then the Quarterfinals of the competition when he performed an illusion involving a dissolving gospel choir; nevertheless, he did not obtain sufficient votes to place in the competition.
The magician disclosed in his audition film that he and his wife Jenny, to whom he had been married for more than ten years, had begun traveling as magician and assistant straight after they graduated college and performed at shows in Las Vegas. Alexander said that they came to the conclusion that beginning a family was more important to them. “Now that we have three lovely children, I believe that now is the proper moment to take it back to Vegas,” the speaker said. “It’s time to get our money’s worth.”
Alexander made an appearance on season 2 of Penn & Teller: Fool Us in 2015, a few years after his run on America’s Got Talent. He performed as part of a double act with the Magic of Puck, who had competed in AGT season 7, but the pair were unsuccessful in their attempt to fool the magician duo, Penn & Teller.