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5 Secret Things Fans Absolutely Ignored About Ventriloquist Darci Lynne In 2023 REVEALED!

Twelve-year-old ventriloquist  has a busy week ahead with live shows beginning tonight. The seventh-grader, known professionally as 'Darci Lynne,' has been rehearsing, keeping up with fans via Facebook and reuniting with  friends made during those nail-biting rehearsals. Now the singing ventriloquist known for bringing an adorable puppet to  and earning a ‘golden buzzer’ from judge  Mel B will attempt to once again wow the judges and audiences to snag  needed to make it to the next round of the competition.

A favorite of 2007  winner and Las Vegas headlining ventriloquist/singer  , Darci Lynne shared a message for fans and viewers, “I just want to say, to all my fans out there,  for the kind positive words and support. And vote for me in the live shows in , please!”

I caught up with Farmer this summer to talk about the  whirlwind and her life back in Oklahoma. So read on to find out a few things you probably don’t know about the young entertainer.

1.  She is the only  in a  with three brothers.

Farmer is outnumbered by brothers, but they’ve definitely got her back and she knows it. “They are super-supportive,” says the young performer of her siblings. She describes her oldest brother Nick, a 20-year-old student at the University of Oklahoma, as “super nice." “He's always the one who's like, 'Darci you're amazing,' and he gives me hugs all the time.”

Middle brother Dalton, a 17-year-old high school senior and accomplished athlete, adds a little coaching style to the mix, keeping his eye on the bottom line and her professional presence. “He's kind of the one who keeps me grounded. He's like, ‘That was flat do it again.' [And], 'No, you can't put that on social media.’"

Says Farmer about 9-year-old little brother Nate, who could definitely be her fan club president, “He’s the one that brags on me.”

2.  Darci Lynne hangs out with a rabbit (puppet Petunia), but she’s a definite dog lover.

Spend just a few moments with Darci and you’ll be looking at all of her favorite snapshots of her pup. Chewbacca aka “Chewy” is as cute as Petunia, but last I heard, he doesn’t sing.

3.  She has used ventriloquism to help her with school projects.

Long before  became a reality, Farmer was using a puppet to help her score a few points. Said Farmer in a 2016 interview, “I actually did a project with my puppet one time in fourth grade. I made up a song that went with the rhythm to a song I do now. And I had to make up a song about a penguin and research and put information in the song about a penguin. And I sang it with my duck, because I didn’t have a penguin puppet, but close enough.”

4.  She’s very disciplined about practicing her craft, but doesn’t particularly love the practicing part.

Farmer’s coach, entertainer and ventriloquist   notes that the young star is “a very disciplined, very well-rehearsed child. She understands the hard work that it takes and the discipline to get there. And so she's very goal-driven.”

But the 12-year-old isn’t one to sugarcoat things. She says the secret to  is “Practice. Practice. Practice.” Then adds with a giggle, “I'm a person who hates practicing. It's my arch-nemesis, but it helps. So practice. And even if you get frustrated, don't give up, 'cause you'll get it soon.”

5.  Darci Lynne has used ventriloquism at home for purely childish purposes.

Littlest brother Nate is perhaps her biggest fan, but like most kids, Farmer admits younger siblings can sometimes be annoying. She agrees that that’s part of a little brother’s job, then confesses she’s not completely blameless.

"Yes, yes, yes, I do like to torment him with my wooden puppet. It is kind of creepy I have to say," laughs the 7th grader. "But one day, my brother had his friend over and they were in the laundry room and I stuck my puppet's head around the door and then started chasing them with it and made my puppet laugh very scary. It was really funny.”

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