Iam Tongi has emerged as the triumphant champion of the 21st edition of American Idol, surpassing both Megan Danielle and Colin Stough in a breathtaking grand finale. Iam captivated the hearts of countless viewers with an incredibly poignant homage to his departed father during the 2023 American Idol Auditions. His rendition of James Blunt’s “Monsters” was far more than a mere audition; every word he sang resonated deeply, emanating directly from the depths of his soul.
Additionally, Iam is widely celebrated for his composition titled “Dreams,” a mesmerizing melody crafted in 2020 specifically for his sister Cassandra’s wedding day. From the very onset of the competition, Iam effortlessly distinguished himself from the rest of the contestants. His extraordinary vocal range and unique style of singing effortlessly stirred the emotions of both the audience and the judging panel. It is this exceptional talent that positions him as the frontrunner for this year’s American Idol title, solidifying his status as the most gifted performer on the show.
William Tongi was born on September 1, 2004 on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii in Kahuku. His father’s name is Rodney Guy Tongi. At the age of 50, his father died on December 28, 2021. His mother’s name is Lillie N Rodney Tongi. He has a brother named Leorod Tongi and two sisters, Cassandra Alvina and Leilei Tongi. Speaking of Tongi education, he earned an elementary education from Kahuku High & Intermediate School. In fifth grade, he became interested in music and dance after taking ukulele lessons from a teacher. He is currently a senior at Decatur High School in Washington State.
Iam Tongi Career
William Tongi began his career in the music and entertainment industry. He is also a famous Youtuber. As of May 26, 2020, the video “DREAMS” by William “iam” Tongi has been viewed more than 20,000 times on YouTube. On December 24, 2020, Tongi came into the limelight when he appeared on The Rikishi Driver Talk Show – Ep 17. His episode video has received 606 views on YouTube so far.
He was introduced in an interview with Lauren Gruwell on October 8, 2022. His video The Untold Story of Singer/Songwriter: William Tongi received more than 11,000 views on YouTube. Tongi also gained popularity on social networks like Tiktok and Instagram. He often shares song covers, such as Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love Me” and Vince Gil’s “Look at Us.”
American Idol auditions
William Tongi is a rising music star. As of now, he entered as a season 21 contestant of American Idol 2023 who passed the audition stage and competed in previous seasons. During his audition round, he tells the heartbreaking story of the loss of his father. He sang “Monster” by singer James Blunt, which Blunt had composed for his father. His performance as a singing talent on the show made American Idol 2023 judges Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie and Katy Perry very emotional. He has also been in the spotlight of thousands of American Idol viewers and as a celebrity has garnered a huge following online.
Iam Tongi Biography
|Real name||William Guy Tongi|
|birth date||September 1, 2004|
|Age (as of 2023)||18 years|
|Place of birth||Kahuku, Hawaii|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 7” – in centimeters – 170 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 104kg – in pounds – 230 pounds|
Iam Tongi Family
|Mother||Lillie N Rodney Tongi|
|Sister||Two (Cassandra Alvina & Leilei Tongi)|
|Who is Iam Tongi’s girlfriend?||none|
Iam Tongi social media
Iam Tongi is active and popular on social media platforms like Instagram and YouTube. As of February 15, 2023, he has 19.4k followers on his Instagram account @wtongi. Tongi also has a large following on TikTok and Facebook. His tiktok has over 77,000 followers. He has 1.8k subscribers on his YouTube channel @niumotuu.
Iam Tongi is a single young man. In the past, he has not been involved in a relationship with any girl. As of 2023, Iam Tongi focused on his music career and the 2023 American Idol show on ABC and Hulu. William Tongi plays guitar and ukulele very well. He is also interested in sports and other activities.
Iam Tongi net worth
William Tongi is a very talented young American who has made his income from social media platforms and the music industry. Iam Tongi’s estimated net worth is around $1 million.