What Happened to Broken roots after AGT 2020? Here are some quick facts.

Broken Roots is an American vocal duo that was featured on the AGT Season 15. They ware rose to fame after they finish the AGT Season 15 as 1st Runners Up. But the problem is “Are Broken Roots Still together?” According to Broken Roots’ Facebook page, Broken Roots band is still performing under Austin’s leadership, but there has no sign that Joel still performs with the band. Because of that Broken Roots’ net worth is still a secret as of 2023.  

So let’s dive into Broken Roots’ story and what they are doing now  After AGT.

Where are Broken Roots from?USA
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What Happened to Broken roots after AGT 2020? Here are some quick facts.

Where are Broken Roots now?

Austin is traveling around the USA while his performance and he is living in Effingham, IL. Joey Kar also performs around the USA.

Are Broken Roots band still together?

As of the Broken Roots Facebook page, the Duo is now separated. Austin is still performing and he continues his career with his band Austin Edwards Music. Also, Joel performs as a singer.

Who are Broken Roots?

Both Joel and Austin met at one of Joey’s shows and realized they can do something together as a band. Initially, they struggled to come together in front of an audience as their styles were too different to work together. Both hold an American identity with a white ethnic foundation. The vocal duo is from Chicago Illinois. After 6 months they name their bondage as Broken Roots. They are the vocal duo who won second place in the AGT season 15.

Austin Edwards and Joey Kar

Broken Roots band members

Austin Weinstock

Austin’s real name is Weinstock. He is 47 years of age now. But he appears most as Austin Edwards. He is a popular country musician and plays all over the Chicago land area. But Austin is a homicide detective in Chicagoland. Edwards started performing at 9 years of age. He is a father of two children. Austin has a 10-year-old boy and a beautiful 5-year-old girl.


Joseph Karczewski?

Joseph’s real name is Joseph Karczewski. His brand name is Joey Kar. He is 40 years of age. Joseph was previously married and had two sons. The elder son’s name is Jacob and he is 14 years old now. The younger son’s name is Noah and he is 12 years of age. But his wife passed away from cancer. Then he married again recent years later and had a little baby girl together. His aim is to open up a music school for kids.


What happened at American’s Got Talent?


They both came with guitars and sang “ Dead or Alive” by Bon Jovi. They received a standing ovation from the judges and the audience. Broken Roots earned four yes votes and advanced to the judge cut round.

Live shows

Broken Roots eliminates from the Judge cut round without performing in Episode 1508. But Thomas Day is unable to attend the live shows as he suffers from COVID-19. So they got the chance to replace him in the quarterfinals.

The singing duo performed “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” by U2. They received enough votes to advance to the semifinals instead of Alex Hooper and Lightwave Theatre Company.

In the semifinals, the AGT singing duo performed Blake Shelton’s “God’s Country.” They had the chance to advance to the finals of America’s Got Talent in Episode 1518 by defeating Double Dragon.


Broken Roots performed “In the air tonight” by Phil Collins for the finals. In the finale, they reprised their semifinal song “God’s Country”. The singing duo received enough votes to advance to the Top 5 instead of BAD Salsa. They finished the competition in second place behind Brandon Leake. The duo won a new KIA car along with Brandon Leake.

How far did Broken Roots on AGT?

Broken Roots advanced to the grand finale and finished the competition in 2nd place.


Austin is a famous blue grass performer and plays all around the Chicago land area. They both battled cancer for a period of time. Joey and Austin worked in law enforcement which affected their lives in devasting ways. Weinstock premiered for a single performance at a concert in Effingham in August. He performed on the last 12th of August at Willow Fest 2022. The singing duo performed the song “God’s Country” with Blake Shelton for the grand finale of Season 15.

Broken Roots songs

“Born for this” is the debut single of Broken Roots.

Learn to Unlove, Asphodels, Odyssey, Ground are some musical covers.


Social Media

Broken Roots music has over 21K followers on Instagram. They have already uploaded 144 posts to it. Austin also has his own Instagram account with 4027 followers. Joel also has an Instagram account with over 12.6K followers. You can follow this vocal duo on Twitter as well.

Their debut performance on AGT has passed more than 1.8 million views on youtube. Broken Roots’ grand finale performance with Blake Shelton has amassed over 902K on YouTube. They have over 3.5K subscribers on YouTube. Their debut single, “Born For This” has over 13K views on YouTube. Also, follow Broken Roots on Apple Music.

Broken Roots’ Net Worth

There are no exact figures on their net worth. Austin already has a stable career as a single performer and homicide detector. But they earn a considerable amount of income by participating in shows, festivals, concerts, and events.  


Although most of Broken Root’s facts are in this article, there is nothing much about their wives and net worth. Even though they are suffering from numerous problems they follow their targets to become top-rated artists in the United States.


Where is Broken Roots now?

They are from Chicago, Illinois.

How old are Broken Roots now?

Austin Edwards is 46 years of age and Joey is 39 years of age now.

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