Scott Alexander, a talented magician that appeared on “America’s Got Talent,” died suddenly at the age of 52.
His death was confirmed by his wife Jenny on social media Monday. “I lost my husband yesterday. My kids lost their father,” Jenny wrote. She then shared his cause of death and some additional details about the family’s devastating loss. “He suffered a stroke while working on a cruise ship in St Kitts and did not make it home to us. We are shattered,” she said.
She reached out to fans for support during this difficult time. “Please hold us in your prayers. ❤️,” Jenny wrote to Instagram.
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Jenny appeared alongside her husband as his assistant on “America’s Got Talent” during season six of the show, according to TMZ. The extroverted contestant was full of smiles and jokes as he presented a series of illusions that left the judges stumped. His tricks were applauded by the audience, and it was evident that he possessed a true skill for entertaining fans and captivating his audience.
Alexander made it through various competitions on the show and was eliminated in the Quarterfinals. (RELATED: Legendary Fashion And Perfume Designer Paco Rabanne Dead At 88)
He went on to appear in season two of “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” according to TMZ.
No further details have been provided surrounding Alexander’s death. He is survived by his wife and their 3 children, which appear in a series of photos on Jenny’s Instagram page.