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Meet Kristy Sellars: All About the Pole Dancer who Won ‘AGT’ in Australia

Kristy Sellars is a pole dancer and entrepreneur who was named the winner of the reality show Australia’s Got Talent in the year 2019. Continue reading to know the story of Kristy’s life.

Kristy stunned the audience with her latest audition for the American version of AGT. Her jaw-dropping performance that took place in an episode that aired on June 21, 2022, Tuesday even surprised the judges.

Here’s all you need to know about the AGT contestant Kristy Sellars

Kristy Sellars is a pole dance aficionado and she is also an entrepreneur. She is a mum of three kids. The names of her three children are as follows: Rylie, Mason, and Ollie.

In addition to this, the Ballarat-based dancer also owns franchises of 17 PhysiPole studios all over Australia, including nine of them in Victoria, five in Queensland, two in the ACT/NSW, and one in South Australia, among others.

Kristy won ‘Australia’s Got Talent’ in 2019

Before becoming a part of America’s Got Talent, Kristy took part in Australia’s Got Talent and she ended up winning the show due to her artistry as a storyteller, which was also put together with the beautifully illustrated projections by Ryan Talbot who is a 22-year-old visual artist.

To date, Sellars’ performances in the Australian version of the contest have been viewed more than 48 million times on the social networking service Facebook. She worked hard and spent over 12 hours a day in the studio practicing her moves for nine days between the semi-finals and grand finale.

During an interaction with The Courier in 2019, Kristy said, “The pressure of having to make the biggest, best show in the shortest amount of time… was huge. Mentally, even after those 12 hours of training each day, it was so draining in every aspect.”

When did Kristy start pole dancing?

At the time, when Kristy began pole dancing, the art was not appreciated by the people and it was not even accepted by them with open arms. There was a lot of stigma that surrounded the art form.

Things changed when Kristy began showcasing her art at the national level it opened “people’s eyes to the possibility of what can be done” with a steel pole. In an interaction, the brilliant artist talked about the reception of pole dancing and she said, “We’ve got people messaging us directly and saying, ‘I just saw this on TV and now I want to do it.’”

How did the fans react to Kristy’s performance on ‘AGT’?

One user wrote, “Watching #AmericasGotTalent and I LOVE this show! There are some amazing performers tonight including #KieranRhodes and #KristySellars among others… but I also wonder how long before one act goes too far and dies? A guy just balanced his neck on a machete! Insane. #AGT”

Another user tweeted, “That was an amazing performance by kristy sellars, She was incredible #AGT.”

Followed by a user who penned, “@AGT @SimonCowell @howiemandel @terrycrews @heidiklum @SofiaVergara@KristySellar…pole dancing at its finest!!!!…Great idea to put the effects behind it…can’t wait to see more!!!!!…..Absolutely Fabulous.”

These were a few reactions of the viewers of the show to Kristy’s brilliant performance on the stage of America’s Got Talent.

On a scale of 1 to 10, how much would you rate Sellars’ performance? Kindly drop your thoughts in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.
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