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Houssein South (born as Houssein Guney on June 3rd, 1999) also known as Houssein is a British Singer-Songwriter. He was born in London, England. He currently lives near to London, England with his family.

Personal life

Houssein was born in London, England to Diane Holliday and Turkish-British[1] Ramadan Guney. He has two siblings, Kevin and Pamela. Houssein attended Hoe Bridge School, a private academic school until the age of 13, where he obtained 12 Common Entrance Exams with straight A's and A*'s.

In early 2017, Houssein began dating fellow social media star, Amelia Gething. 

Internet career

Early YouTube

Houssein uploaded his fist video to YouTube in August 2009, a video of 'stuffed animals', the video has since been taken down. Vine Houssein began Vine in May 2014. By March of 2015, Houssein had 300,000 followers and 170,000,000 views.

Musical.ly

Following the takedown of Vine, Houssein transitioned his main focus over to Musical.ly in early 2016. His singing and visual effects videos garnered him a lot of attention and he saw rapid growth on the newly-famed app. As of December 2017, Houssein has amassed over 1 million followers and 40M likes.

He has peformed on behalf of Musical.ly at multiple social media events such as Vidcon EU, VidCon and Playlist Live.

VEVO

Houssein is set to release his debut single to his VEVO channel (HousseinVEVO) in early 2018.

Discography

Singles

  • "Higher" (2017)
  • "5 Bucks" (2018)

Musical Theatre

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Bang UK Tour N/A Houssein was an actor/singer/dancer in 'Chitty Chitty Bang Bang UK Tour'
2009–2011 Music UK Tour Kurt Von Trapp Houssein starred in 'The Sound Of Music UK Tour' as Kurt Von Trapp, alongside well known actors such as; Connie Fisher, Michael Praed and Jason Donovan.

Houssein has explained that he no longer wishes to take part in musical theater productions, and instead wants to focus on his pop career.

Television

Houssein has appeared in adverts for Disney UK on iTV 1 during the XFactor commercials.

In 2015, Houssein participated in Channel 4's "Stand Up To Cancer" live event as a special guest, along side celebrities such as; Conor Maynard, Charlotte Crosby, Tyger Drew Honey, Aston Merrygold and YouTube Stars; Joe Sugg, Caspar Lee and Oli White.

Channels

Active Channels

Houssein (youtube.com/cheekyhoussein)

External links