Howie Mandel, who serves as one of the show’s judges, made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday.
The veteran model replaces Nick Cannon, who has served as host of the show since 2009.
Nick announced last month that he was leaving the show after a falling out with the network over a joke told on a Showtime comedy special.
In the special, Nick told a racially charged joke employing NBC as an acronym incorporating a racial slur.
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