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Jeff Dunham













































About Jeff Dunham

Stand-up comedian and ventriloquist who became the first person to win the Ventriloquist of the Year Award twice in 2008. His Christmas special, A Very Special Christmas Special, was the most-watched telecast in Comedy Central history when it premiered in 2008.


Early life

He was adopted by the real estate appraiser Howard Dunham and his wife Joyce when he was three months old. He began his ventriloquist career when they gave him a Mortimer Snerd dummy for his 8th Christmas.


Trivia

He began satirizing terrorism in the early 2000s with a dummy called Achmed the Dead Terrorist, and the routine sketch video had over 200 million views by 2009.


Family of Jeff Dunham

He married Paige Dunham, whom he had three daughters with, on May 19, 1994, and spanorced her in May 2010. He married his second wife Audrey Murdick in 2012. They welcomed twin boys named James and Jack on May 14, 2015.


Close associates of Jeff Dunham

In 2009 he was listed as the third-highest paid comedian after Jerry Seinfeld, and was called “America s Favorite Comedian” by Slate.com.





















Darci Lynne Farmer













































About Darci Lynne Farmer

Singing ventriloquist best known as the winner of season 12 on America s Got Talent. She previously performed her act on Little Big Shots at the age of 11. 


Early life

She used to train more than 30 hours per week to become an elite gymnast. She had began to compete in pageants when she was 6 years old. 


Trivia

She used a puppet named Kate in a local talent show called Edmond s Got Talent that she would win. 


Family of Darci Lynne Farmer

She and her brothers Nick, Dalton, and Nate were born to parents Clarke and Misty Farmer. 


Close associates of Darci Lynne Farmer

She finished ahead of Angelica Hale on season 12 of AGT.





















Paul Zerdin













































About Paul Zerdin

Ventriloquist and comedian best known as the winner of the tenth season of America s Got Talent. He has puppet characters named Sam, Baby and Albert.


Early life

He made his first appearance on television as the inaugural winner of The Big, Big, Talent Show. He was also seen in Tricky Business.


Trivia

He has appeared on The Jerry Springer Show and entertained at the Royal Variety Performance on a number of occasions.


Family of Paul Zerdin

He is originally from London, England. He began dating a woman named Robyn Mellor.


Close associates of Paul Zerdin

He was saved from being cut on AGT by Marlon Wayans, who gave him the Golden Buzzer.





















Sari Aalto













































About Sari Aalto

Finnish abdominal speaker or ventriloquist who is best recognized for having competed on the 2016 season of the competition series Finland s Got Talent, where she finished in second place. She is also known for her YouTube and TikTok accounts and has over 4 million followers on the latter platform. 


Early life

She earned his Bachelors of Arts degree in Theater Expression and made her debut as a professional ventriloquist in 2013. She started gaining attention in 2015 after having appeared in the MTV 3 series Victory in the Night where she was an abdominal voice coach for actor Jukka Rasila. 


Trivia

She was introduced to the performing arts by her father Simo Aalto who was a professional Finnish magician. 


Family of Sari Aalto

She married television presenter Joona Kortesmaki. Her cousin is singer and songwriter Saara Aalto. 


Close associates of Sari Aalto

She shared a photo with actor Mikko Leppilampi and one of her puppets through Instagram in March of 2019. 





















 

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Terry Fator













































About Terry Fator

Famous ventriloquist who won the second season of America s Got Talent and performed at The Mirage in Las Vegas. He mastered over 100 ventriloquial impersonations and had 16 different puppet characters.


Early life

He started studying ventriloquism in the fifth grade after reading Ventriloquism for Fun and Profit by the legendary Paul Winchell. He studied at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia.


Trivia

He was the lead singer of Freedom Jam and Texas the Band. He and the band turned down a record contract after the label representative told him to stop impersonating other singers.


Family of Terry Fator

He married a girl named Melinda from 1991-2010; he later married Taylor Dew from 2010 to 2015. He proposed to Angie Fiore in front of his ex-wife; they married shortly thereafter on September 4, 2015.


Close associates of Terry Fator

He appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show with Simon Cowell in March of 2008.





















 

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Darci Lynne Farmer

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About Darci Lynne Farmer

Singing ventriloquist best known as the winner of season 12 on America s Got Talent. She previously performed her act on Little Big Shots at the age of 11. 


Early life

She used to train more than 30 hours per week to become an elite gymnast. She had began to compete in pageants when she was 6 years old. 


Trivia

She used a puppet named Kate in a local talent show called Edmond s Got Talent that she would win. 


Family of Darci Lynne Farmer

She and her brothers Nick, Dalton, and Nate were born to parents Clarke and Misty Farmer. 


Close associates of Darci Lynne Farmer

She finished ahead of Angelica Hale on season 12 of AGT.