Darci Lynne Farmer, a young ventriloquist, has the hearts of many Americans, due to her famous audition at 13-years-old for Joining the stage with her puppet Petunia, she was naturally funny and was also able to make her puppet sing “Summertime.” Darci’s performance received a standing ovation, which made her emotional and teary-eyed. Darci has so much talent that she was eventually the winner of Season 12.
“I would really like to keep ventriloquism alive because it’s not common, you know?” Darci told the judges before her performance.
She returned to in 2019 for to compete against fellow past stars. She was welcomed back with open arms and Mel B tells her that she is a champion. When asked why she decided to return she said, “Well I always love a good competition, but I missed being on ‘AGT’, and maybe just having the chance to have the world champion title just seems awesome.”
Darci auditioned with her puppet, Oscar, while doing a comedic routine and performing a duet to Tina Turner’s “Rolling on the River.”
Darci is currently the third ventriloquist to win , after Terry Fator and Paul Zerdin. Darci brings something new to the stage being able to sing, do comedy, and of course, make puppets sing along with her.
After her win on , she was given a lot of opportunities such as headlining a show in Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. She’s also done two national tours “Darci Lynne and Friends Live” and “Fresh Out of the Box.” She also hosted on NBC.
She continues to entertain with her puppets as well on her YouTube channel for her fans. During the pandemic, she posted a video in which she used making us all laugh during isolation.