From a homeless teenager roaming on the streets to a star who is now living his dreams. This is the story of Vincent Bones that has inspired many to chase after their dreams no matter how far or big they seem. He came, fought, and conquered to become the celebrated person he is today.
Who is Vincent Bones, and what has he been up to after his victory? Get to know why so many people both in South Africa and internationally love him so much.
Vincent Bones profile summary
- Full name: Vincent Bones
- Nickname: Vincent B
- Place of birth: Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
- Date of birth: 1984
- Age: 36 years as of 2020
- Gender: Male
- Nationality: South African
- Spouse: Jillian Bones
- Marital status: Married
- Profession: Singer
- Vincent Bones Instagram: @vincent_bones
- Twitter: @Vincent_Bones
- Facebook: @vincent.vinnygold
Vincent Bones biography
Vincent was born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, in 1984. His early teens tell of a sad story after his mother and uncle departed this life. He became homeless roaming in the Sunnyside streets in Pretoria. He had to beg for money and even look for something he could eat in the rubbish beans for three years. He, fortunately, found shelter at the Boys Town, which is a facility in Magaliesburg. He got the opportunity to go to school, and he was able to attend National School of the Arts (NSA) in Johannesburg, where he pursued music. Vincent Bones age as of 2020 is 36 years.
Who is Vincent Bones wife?
The singer is married to Jillian Bones. He met his wife in a church in Pietermaritzburg where he was a praise and worship leader. Vincent Bones children include his firstborn son from a previous relationship and two other boys, who are Kristjan and Lulonke Judah Bones, with his current wife.
Vincent Bones career
Vincent took part in the Idols South Africa season 10 in 2014 Durban auditions. His story touched the hearts of many from the start. His talent got him a loyal fan base of supporters who wanted to see him win. The star is not only talented in singing, but he also plays the piano, drums, saxophone, and bass guitar. Vincent Bones Idols winner walked away with prizes, including:
- The grand prize of R700,000 from headline Telkom, Mzansi Magic, and M-Net;
- A Ford Fiesta Titanium with the award-winning 1 litre Ecoboost Engine courtesy of Ford South Africa worth R247,300;
- R60,000 worth of musical equipment from Yamaha;
- Installed DStv Explora decoder with three months DStv Premium subscription, which is worth R4,219;
- A two-year SmartHome Supreme internet connectivity package from Telkom in addition to a 55-inch Samsung SmartTV, a 3G mi-fi router, a wi-fi router, a range extender, and 100GB data, which was worth R50,000;
- A Shure ULXD Digital Wireless system and personal monitoring system worth R118,000;
- Fashion from Truworths, which was worth R80,000.
After his victory, he wasted no time and performed in different events both public and corporate. Within a year of winning, he made his first debut with the album Shaded Soul, which won the hearts of many. The star received several nominations. He has worked with several other artists, including Trezor, Reason, Ziyon, Kwesta, Jaziel Brothers and Thabiso.
Vincent Bones songs
Vincent’s songs have been blessing the hearts of many listeners all over the world. Vincent Bones Yahweh Shammah was a single track that was released in 2017. Here is the list of songs that he released in 2015 in the album Shaded Soul!:
- Buya Kimi
- Let Me Love You
- My Lady
- When Is It Love?
- Khetha Omthandayo
- Here With You
- Can’t Get Enough
- Time Machine
- Falling For You
- Take Time
- Forever Young
Vincent Bones latest news
You will not find much Vincent Bones 2020 news. However, in late 2019, the singer got the chance to move to Michigan in the United States of America. In January 2020, he featured in the song (Mercy the Price of Grace) Wave of Mercy, where he did a duet with Patrick Duncan.
Vincent Bones is a person who is willing to push all adversities. It has been a long way coming for the star, and the journey can only get better for him. He has become a source of inspiration to a lot of people who walk in the same direction or even those who pursue other paths in life. Chase your dreams and never give up!
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