Shimshi was born in Tel-Aviv, Israel. After starting magic at age 13, Shimshi moved to America to pursue his lifelong dream to perform in Las Vegas. His first stop was in Los Angeles where he regularly appeared at the Magic Castle in Hollywood, California. He became a 3 time consecutive winner of the Strolling Olympics Award by the Academy of Magical Arts.
Shimshi's dreams came true when he got a phone call hiring him to be the House Magician for the Mirage Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. After a two year run at the Mirage, he spent a year performing his young, cutting edge magic at the World's Greatest Magic Show at the Sahara Casino and then The "V" show at the Planet Hollywood Resort.
Shimshi's Magic has taken him around the world. From Princess Grace Theater in Monaco to the Winter Garden Theater in Berlin Germany across Europe and Asia. Shimshi says, "In everything I do, I want to reach for the sky".In 2008, Shimshi was recognized as the best, out of hundreds of magicians, for the NBC's hit show, America's Got Talent! Shimshi now resides in Las Vegas where he is living his dream as the resident magician for Wynn | Encore Las Vegas.