Skip to content

Sword Swallower, Professional Juggler, & Grandmaster Yo-Yo Tricks Expert

Learn About the Amazing World of Brad Byers


Brad Byers began his career as a juggler at the age of 15. He uses real swords when sword swallowing and has appeared on America’s Got Talent, Cirque Du Soleil, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Read Brad Byers’ Biography and learn about the types of swords and other dangerous objects he swallows, how he became a juggler, and what it means to be a Grandmaster yoyo tricks expert.

List of Performances


Brad Byers’ Biography


Brad Byers is a world-renowned sword swallower and extreme sideshow artist who has been entertaining audiences of all ages with his unbelievable and genuine daredevil acts for over 40 years. He has been featured on America’s Got Talent, Late Night with David Letterman, Cirque du Soleil, Ripley’s Believe It or Not, Germany’s Das Supertalent, Stan Lee’s Superhumans, and Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus. His performances have taken him to 25 countries for countless television shows and other venues. Brad’s international reputation led the country of Grenada to picture him swallowing swords on their official postage stamp.

World Records & Awards


Brad Byers is a 73-time world record holder; all of which relate to his acts. Some examples include: The Human Toolbox – first person to drill into his head with an electric power drill; Hottest Flame Extinguished on the Tongue – extinguishing a propane blowtorch on his tongue; Bed of Nails Most Dynamic Weight – driven over by a 1,000 pound quad bike while lying on a bed of nails; and best of all, Most Swords Swallowed and Twisted – swallowing 12 swords consecutively then, twisting those swords 180 degrees in his throat! Brad is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by 6 world record organizations, Online World Record’s first-ever Extraordinary Performer of the Year award and has been inducted into Record Holders Republic’s Super Human Hall of Fame.

Watch Brad Byers Performing Acts

Brad Byers on the Doctors TV Show

Brad Byers Swallows Huge Scissors, Giant Corkscrew, and Takouba Sword

Brad Byers Stops 8 Box Fans With Just His Tongue – A WORLD RECORD!

Contact Brad now to book your next event!

Brad Byers Performs Around The World!


Brad Byers has performed his unbelievable world record sword swallowing and daredevil acts on stages and television shows in 25 countries across the globe.


DO NOT attempt any of these amazing feats. SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH WILL RESULT! Brad Byers accepts NO RESPONSIBILITY for viewer actions or behaviors. This site contains GRAPHIC PICTURES.