(9-16-21) Magician Dustin Tavella of Virginia Beach was announced as the winner last night of America’s Got Talent Season 16.

Tavella takes home the $1million prize, as well as a headline show in Las Vegas.

Celina native Kari (Gibson) Tavella is the wife of Dustin Tavella . Tavella is a magician….and if you follow AGT at all you know that magicians have been very successful on the show and 2021 was no exception.

Kari is the daughter of Steve and Kathy Kuhn of Celina.

This year’s other finalists were: Léa Kyle, Victory Brinker, Jimmie Herrod, the Northwell Nurse Choir – along with Brooke Simpson, Josh Blue, the World Taekwondo Demonstration Team, Aidan Bryant and Gina Brillon.