Issy Simpson is an young magician from England, she was the finalist & runner-up in the Briton's Got Talent(2017).
Interesting Facts & Trivia
- Marley is the name of her best friend and also her dog.
- At the beginning of Britain's Got Talent(2017) she wanted to impress Simon Cowell in particular, because he was 'the boss'.
- David Walliams was her favorite judge, because 'he is so funny'.
- She likes playing in the snow.
- Issy idolizes Hermione Granger , Ginny Weasley is her favorite character from the Harry Potter.
- Issy was taught magic tricks by her grandfather Russ Stevens , he is a professional magician.
- Controversy: Her grandfather had peviously worked on the sets of Britain's Got Talent show, some fans of the show alleged she might have had help from the crew and that the tricks were complex for an eight year old.
- Controversy: A magician alleged that the T-shirt trick used by Issy in the auditions was actually his.
- Issy won the semi-finals and participated in the finals of the BGT(2017) aired on June 3rd 2017.
- BGT host Ant McPartlin got Issy's name wrong on the stage. He called her 'Jess' , it is actually her mother's name, they had just got acquainted behind the scenes and that is how he got it confused.
- She was popularized by the media as Mini Magician, Pint-sized magician.
- Ellen DeGeneres has asked Issy to appear on her popular show. Issy likes Ellen 'because she is the voice of Dory' (from Finding Nemo)
- She likes watching David Copperfield videos.
- She considers her grandfather to be her role model.
- She once read about 150 pages in 3 days, she likes reading and writing as well.
- If she was a boy: She would still do magic.
- She has 2 fidget spinners and wishes to do magic tricks with it in future.
- If she had the chance she would have liked to have a role in the Harry Potter movie: Order of the phoenix. She likes that it has lot of adventure.
- Harry potter book she likes: Chamber of secrets.
- If she could live anywhere she would prefer: London or Paris.
- She gets lot of attention at school because of her TV appearance.
- If she could have wishes: Teddy bears to be alive, Harry Potter was real.
- Favorite games: Animal Jams, Skyping her friend Marley.
- She once broke her arm playing in the Park.
- If she was a judge at BGT(2017) competition, she would have given Golden Buzz to Grace & Ally, Ned.
- Her favorite TV show: Operation Out, Horrible history.
- When she grows up to be older, she wants to be: An Author & Magician.
- Her favorite Harry Potter Professor: Professor McGonagall, because she is funny.
- Her favorite celebrity: Ant and Dec.
- She has a pet named: Gary, a goldfish.
- Her favorite Song: song of Zayn & Taylor Swift.
- I practiced with my grandfather on the tricks, I loved showing them to the judges.
- I think I was born to do Magic.
- When asked if she would be appearing on Ellen's show "If it happens it’s great because I’ve never been to America."
- I like magic because it makes people gasp and go Wow, and I love it.
- When asked what it was like standing on the stage for the first time? "It was very very scary, I wasn't nervous though, some people can get nervous."
- The judge I want to impress is- Simon, because he is the Boss.