Zion Kuwonu is a multi-talented artist who employed Instagram as a platform for showcasing his talents and incredible dance moves, as well as sweet melodies. Gradually, his Instagram account, @zionkuwonu, started receiving attention and captured numerous fans and followers. Following this success, Zion got an invitation from Sony Music record label and also attracted the attention of reality television judge and producer Simon Cowell who offered his support.
Here is everything you need to know about Zion Kuwonu – his personal and professional life.
Zion Kuwonu – Biography (Age, Ethnicity)
Also known as Caleb Zion Kuwonu, the youngster was born on 29th June 1999, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It is entirely correct to say that he has a mixed ethnicity of Caucasian and Black. He has West African ancestry on his dad’s side while he’s of Scottish and Irish descent on his mom’s side. He was raised by his mother Mandy Kuwonu, along with his siblings Elom and Kekeli. His record had it that Zion was barely a toddler before he started singing with his sister Kekeli. Though the artist may not have acquired a certificate of higher learning yet, it was not a limitation to his creativity and style.
The Canadian pop singer ploughed through an almost impossible channel to fame. Instagram at that time, was hardly imagined a route to the spotlight and Zion became one of the few to clear that doubt.
Before he embraced fame, Zion Kuwonu lacked confidence in his singing and dancing skills and could rarely perform in front of anyone. Not that he felt he sang badly, but he just didn’t trust the outcome. He summoned confidence in singing publicly after a video of him went viral Apparently, the video impressed an unexpected number of people, especially the girls. He then realized that having a good voice was indeed a blessing.
He began showcasing his singing and dancing talents on Instagram by December 2014. His consistent upload of singing and dancing videos got the interest of numerous die-hard fans and record labels. Sony Music was the first record label to offer him an invitation to New York City in 2015. Following this event, he got another invitation for an audition from Simon Cowell; an English reality television show judge and producer and was luckily selected. In 2016, the artist joined a band that goes by the name “PrettyMuch”. This band was originally formed by Cowell and it consists of talents like Edwin Honoret, Brandon Arreaga, Austin Porter, and Nick Mara who are gifted in making good music.
He a felt a need to completely focus on his career and so, he moved from Los Angeles to the U.S because he was determined to give his very best for the success of his band, therefore, he created no room for divided attention. Nevertheless, he often visits his family in Canada and shares good times with them. This balance helped Zion Kuwonu not to feel far away from home and gave him the concentration he needed for his career.
The band released its first album in mid-2017 with the hallmark of originality and style. As the band recorded more success, they began to expand their borders; moving from Instagram uploads to performing on world-class stages. Following their countless nominations, Prettymuch band members became even more popular, especially Zion.
Zion Kuwonu rarely speaks about his personal life as he prefers to keep it from public glare but sources had it that he has a heterosexual orientation. In November 2017, he started a romantic affair with Jazmine Nunez who was every teen’s dream girl. They fell in love and dated for sometime before their love went sour. A report had it that they are no longer together, neither as friends nor lovers. Presently, Zion has kept his romantic affairs away from the eyes of the media. Despite attempts, the media has failed to provide any information concerning his present relationship.
Aside from his stylish dressing, Zion Kuwonu has an active lifestyle that has helped him attain a toned and shredded physique. He enjoys spending quality time in the dance practice session to earn a more perfect chiselled body. He also follows a healthy diet to maintain a fit body and often colours his hair to match his outfit. Zion Kuwonu measures up to 6 feet in height.