Meet Travis Japan Dance Group at AGT 2022 + net worth

What happened to Travis Japan in America’s Got Talent 2022?

Travis Japan is a J-pop boys band on America’s Got Talent 2022, with a Net worth ranging between $6.7K – $8.8K as of 2022. They were able to get three yes’s in the audition and got selected to AGT live shows. This article is a brief of everything about what happened to Travis Japan in AGT 2022 and some facts about their group members, founder, and net worth

What is Travis Japan

Travis Japan is a singing and dancing boy band from Tokyo formed by famed choreographer Travis Payne in 2012. Five years of their career made them so mature. This singing and dancing group was formed in 2012 under the supervision of the American choreographer, Travis Payne.

They specialize in synchronized dance. Now it is a popular pop band in Japan. It is an entertainment group managed by the legendary Japanese talent agency Johnny and Associates. They are called “Travis JKindergarten Japan” by their fans.

What happened at America’s Got Talent audition?

Our dream is to become the biggest stars in the world,” member Noeru “Noel” Kawashima told the Judges. “For our dream, we gave up everything. Our career and houses, but this is the only place to make it happen” he added.

Then, they perform “ My Dreamy Hollywood” and Dazzles the Crowd and the three judges. After the performance, Heidi says, “ I don’t know what it s, but I loved it. Super entertaining.”

Simon says, “ You guys are fascinating, even if I didn’t love the song, people are gonna talk about you. The energy was through the roof,” Cowell remarked.

Eventually, they received three “yes” es as Howeii was absent due to Covid 19.

What happened to Travis Japan in the AGT semi-finals?

In the live show semi-finals, they performed their original song called “Party Up Like Crazy”. It was able to impress AGT Audience and other judges except for Howie Mandel. Judge Howie buzzed during their act.

When it comes to judges’ comments Howie says “It seemed like a parody this looks like a Saturday night live sketch, if Liza Connelly went to Japan and put together a boy band this is what I think it would be like”.

Simon Cowell didn’t agree with Howie, because Simon know what is Travis Japan’s talent.

it’s quite difficult singing live if you were to rewind this performance and turn the volume off it would be great, because you’re great your personalities are fantastic love the choreography the song was dreadful, your nerves got you it was actually just the wrong song.. however I love you.. you mede me laugh you’re really entertaining you’re fun I just wish you had chosen a better song why didn’t you ask me

Simon Cowell

I mean I do love all the glitz and I do love the dancing the choreography but you know the vocals do need a little more finessing, but you know we can get there at some point.

Heidi Klum

Travis Japan members

It is a group of 7 members. The current members have been in place since 2017. They are Kawashima, Kaito Miyachika, Kaito Nakamura, Ryuya Shimekake, Shizuya Yoshizawa, Genta Matsuda, and Kaito Matsukura.

Their nicknames are Kawashima, Chaka, Umi, Shime, Shizu, Genta, and Machu. Earlier It consisted of 8 members.

Later in 2017, Nakada left the group to find a completely different path. There were 4 members who left this group before 2017. All 7 members are between 24 to 28 years.

Their heights are between 162cm to 173cm. Miyachika Kaito is considered the leader of this group.

Travis Japan members
Travis Japan members

Who is Travis Japan’s founder?

Travis Payne is the Founder of Travis Japan. He has worked with Michael Jackson, Usher, Madonna, Beyonce, Mick Jagger, Lady Gaga, and others. Travis is the Choreographer for Michael Jackson’s “ This is it” until Jackson’s death.

Payne dedicates his last 10 years to creating this boy band. His birthday is 5th July 1971. He is 51 years of age. Travis Payne is a Choreographer, director, and producer.

Travis Japan founder Travis Payne
Travis Japan founder Travis Payne


This is a group created in 2012 by combining two small groups. On 18th November 2017, they performed at Johnny’s Jr. Wangan LIVE. Their newest releases are “Crystal of Tears” and “Honey Beat.”

They also competed at the World of Dance competition this year. In there, this boy band won third place in the team division. They won the crowd’s favorite and Best costume awards.

Their original songs are Lock Lock, Talk It! Make it!, Unique Tigers, Together now, and much more.

Social Media

The boy band has already reached millions of views on YouTube for their songs “Crystal of Tears” and “Honey Beat.” The song, “ Crystal of Tears” has reached over 8.2 million views.

On 14th March 2018, AGT Travis Japan selected Johnny Jr.’s YouTube channel to post their performances.

They are pretty in fashion on Instagram with more than 841K followers. On Instagram, they regularly share their dance performances, promotion activities, and practice sessions as a group.

Their performance on AGT has become viral in the last 24 hours. It has earned over 1.8 million views on YouTube for its last performance.

Travis Japan’s Net Worth

Travis Japan’s net worth approximately varies in the range between $6.7K – $8.8K as of 2022. In addition, they earn a considerable amount of money through social media and by performing in concerts in Japan over the years.


Although most of Travis Japan’s boy band’s career facts are in this article. No information about their family members. Some of the fans in Japan provide a negative response to their journey to the United States.  

We hope that AGT song and dance entertainment boys will do some attractive performances in the very next rounds. Stay tuned!


How old are Travis Japan members?

Travis Japan members are between 23 to 27 years.

Where is Travis Japan from?

They are from Tokyo, Japan.

Who is the founder of Travis Japan?

Travis Payne is the founder of Travis Japan.

How many members are in Travis Japan?

Its consists of 7 members.

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