What Happened to Nabe in BGT 2024?

Best known for his hilarious and unique hair-styling impressions of famous characters and he reached the semi-finals of BGT 2024.

Age (at audition)38 Years
Home TownJapan
Act Hair-styling impressions
Position ReachedEliminated in the semi-finals

Nabe is a 38-year-old novelty impressionist from Japan. He took the attention of the crowd during his audition on Series 17 of Britain’s Got Talent by imitating Maleficent, Snoopy, Shaun the Sheep and Simon Cowell’s chest hair using hair styles. With a mission to make people smile worldwide, Nabe’s unique act earned him a Golden Buzzer from Amanda Holden, he moved on to the semi-finals, but unfortunately, he was eliminated in the semi-finals. 


Nabe is coming from Japan. He has always had a knack for making people laugh. Even when he was asked if he is here to win, his response was “I want to make people smile all over the world”.

Nabe Biography 

Nabe, the novelty impressionist from Japan became popular for his unique hair-styling impressions on Series 17 of Britain’s Got Talent.

Real Name Nabe
ProfessionJapanese comedian / Hair impressionist

Family & Relationships

Details about Nabe’s family and relationships are not much revealed on the internet.

What happened in Britain’s Got Talent?


Nabe’s audition on Britain’s Got Talent was very engaging and funny. After some unsuccessful acts, he surprised the judges and audience by transforming his hair into various iconic styles. He humorously imitated characters like Maleficent, Snoopy, and even Simon Cowell’s chest hair. Everyone laughed when he styled his hair with shaving cream to look like Shaun the Sheep and used yellow gloves to become Laa-Laa from the Teletubbies. The judges were laughing, with Amanda Holden saying “Who knew that Simon and Shaun the Sheep had so much in common?

“I had no idea what was coming next, and every time it surprised me.”

Bruno Tonioli

Amanda was so impressed and she pressed her Golden Buzzer, sending Nabe straight to the Semi-Finals.

“Normally when I press my golden buzzer, I’m in floods of tears and give a big speech. This time, it just made me howl. Absolutely laugh my head off.”

Amanda Holden

Simon Cowell was also impressed, calling Nabe “one of the funniest people we’ve ever had.”


In the semi-finals, Nabe gave another wonderful, amusing performance. He made everyone laugh. He made impressions of many personalities, including Batman, Ant, and Pikachu. 

It is bonkers but brilliant

Simon Cowell

Alesha Dixon commented, “I absolutely love you.” Amanda Holden commented, “You smashed it,” and Bruno Tonioli commented, “It was unique and unforgettable.” but he couldn’t make it to the finals.

BGT Semi-finals 2024

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Nabe’s performance on Britain’s Got Talent not only showcased his unique talent but also his ability to bring joy and laughter to a global audience. His journey on the show remains a highlight of Series 17. He moved on to the semi-finals, but unfortunately, he was eliminated in the semi-finals. 

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