What Happened to Bboy Samuka in AGT 2024?

Bboy Samuka is Best known for his amazing dance performance at AGT 2024 which Sofia Vergara called “The BEST!”

Home TownBrasília, Brazil
Position ReachedSelected for the next round
AGT 2024

Samuel ‘Samuka’ Da Silveira Lima, known in the dance world as Bboy Samuka, is an inspirational break dancer from Brasília, Brazil who took the stage of AGT 2024. At a very young age, he was diagnosed with cancer in his right leg, which led to an amputation. Despite this setback, Samuka’s passion for dance helped him overcome his physical limitations and successfully earned four votes from judges passing into the next round.


Bboy Samuka faced a life-changing challenge when he was diagnosed with cancer in his right leg which led to amputation at the age of 13. He discovered his passion in-spite of the limitations and emerged as a talented and dynamic performer. With his dedication to dancing, Samuka joined the internationally acclaimed breakdance crew ILL-Abilities. Through this platform, Samuka has traveled the world, enhancing audiences and fellow dancers alike with his extraordinary talent and story.

Congratulations to @bboysamuka 🇧🇷 who wins the Lille World Battle 2024 championship in the 1 vs 1 category 🌍

Bboy Samuka Biography 

This Brazilian breakdancer captivated the audience in AGT Series 19 with his passionate dance performance. Moreover, with the dreams of buying his mom a house and helping the people with cancer, Samuka was voted by all the judges for the next round.

Real Name  Samuel ‘Samuka’ Da Silveira Lima
Nationality Brazilian
Profession Dancer
AGT 2024

Family & Relationships

There are currently no published facts about his family or relationships.

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This talented paraplegic dancer from Brazil stole the spotlight of the show since the very first moment of his act. Using his crutches as props, Samuka amazed the audience and judges with his impressive hip-hop routine, along with jaw-dropping flips and tumbles. At the end of his performance all the judges couldn’t help but give him a standing ovation in an awe struck. “It was good in the beginning and it just kept getting better and wilder,” commented excited Heidi Klum. Meanwhile Simon Cowell rated the audition 12 out of 10. He further added, “That was unbelievable.”

“Your style is so contemporary and you totally forget you’re an amputee.”

Howie Mandel

Ultimately, all judges showed their admiration by giving Bboy Samuka solid four yeses.

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Bboy Samuka has shown the whole world that a loss is a blessing in return throughout his journey. The AGT audience is excited to see his brilliant dance movements from the next performance.

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