Viggo Venn Wiki – Viggo Venn Biography
Viggo Venn, a Norwegian comedian, has been crowned Britain’s Got Talent 2023 winner, taking home the £250,000 prize and a seat on the bill at the Royal Variety Performance.
Venn wowed tonight’s audience with another high-vis-inspired dance in the grand final. Dancer Lilliana Clifton, 13, and magician Cillian O’Connor, 14, finished second and third, but missed out on the crown. Venn, 33, made the judges giggle by forcing Simon Cowell to don a matching high-vis jacket while rose petals were tossed over the two before the entire audience exploded in high-vis. After the performance, the audience chanted, “One more time,” referring to his initial audition on the show, where he danced to Daft Punk’s hit.
Viggo Venn is 33 years old.
Norwegian comedian Viggo Venn wins Britain’s Got Talent 2023
“You’ve captivated the nation, they love you,” Alesha Dixon said, while Bruno Tonioli said, “I think your physical comedy is world-class, you have created one of the most memorable characters since Mr. Bean.”At least you didn’t make me look stupid tonight,” Cowell said. I’ve never seen anything like you in my life, and I’ll confess it: I really, really adore you now.” When questioned why he was wearing so many high-vis jackets, Venn replied, “I wear so many high-vis because it’s really cold in Norway.”
After winning the competition, Donnelly was asked how he felt about having “captured the heart of the nation,” to which he replied, “Not just the heart of Britain, but the heart of Simon.” Venn’s victory came in a year dominated by kid stars, with dancer Lilliana Clifton, 13, and magician Cillian O’Connor, 14, finishing second and third, respectively.
Susan Boyle performed her 2009 audition song I Dreamed A Dream from Les Miserables alongside the cast of the West End show during the final. The 62-year-old also joined the cast in singing Do You Hear The People Sing? It feels great (to be here),” she stated after the performance. It’s extremely meaningful for me because I had a mild stroke last April and pushed to go back on stage, which I did.” “Susan, we owe you so much,” Cowell remarked. “I knew you weren’t well, but if anyone was going to come back, you were going to come back, it wouldn’t be the same without you.”
Tonioli’s golden buzzer act Ghetto Kids, who opened the show with a routine to a medley of songs including Africa by Toto and shared a flag of their home nation of Uganda, were among the other kid stars who dominated the final. Olivia Lynes, 11-year-old Holden’s golden buzzer pick, also impressed the judges with a version of Let It Go from the Disney classic Frozen, while Malakai Bayoh, 14, brought tears to Tonioli’s eyes. The final followed a week of five live semi-finals, with five artists advanced based on the most public votes and another five advanced based on the judges’ choices.