Iam Tongi Biography

Iam Tongi won the heart of all the viewers with his emotional tribute to his late father on American Idol Audition 2023. William sang Monsters by James Blunt and it was just not his audition because every word he sang came straight from his heart. Apart from this, he is renowned for a song called “Dreams,” which he composed in 2020 for his sister Cassandra’s wedding day.

Early Life 

William Tongi was born on 1st September 2004 on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, in Kahuku. His father’s name is Rodney Guy Tongi. At 50, his father passed away on 28th December 2021. His mother’s name is Lillie N Rodney Tongi. He has a brother name Leorod Tongi and two sisters, Cassandra Alvina, and Leilei Tongi. Talking about Tongi Education, he earned a primary school education from Kahuku High & Intermediate School. In the fifth grade, he became interested in music and dance after receiving ukulele instructions from an instructor. Currently, he is a senior at Decatur High School in Washington State.

Iam Tongi Career

William Tongi started his career path in the music and entertainment industry. He is also a famous Youtuber. On 26th May 2020, the video “DREAMS” by William “iam” Tongi got more than 20k views on YouTube. On 24th December 2020, Tongi came into the limelight when he appeared in “The Rikishi Driver Talk Show – Ep 17”. His episode video got 606 views so far on YouTube. 

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He was featured in an interview with Lauren Gruwell On 8th October 2022. His video “The Untold Story of Singer/Songwriter: William Tongi” got more than 11k views on YouTube. Tongi also gained popularity on social media handles such as Tiktok and Instagram. He frequently shares song covers, such as Bonnie Raitt’s “I Can’t Make You Love Me” and Vince Gill’s “Look at Us.”

American Idol Audition

William Tongi is a rising music star. As of now, he stepped in as the 2023 American Idol season 21 Contestant who passed the audition stage and competed in earlier seasons. During his audition round, he shares the heartbreaking story of losing his dad. He sang singer James Blunt’s “Monster,” which Blunt had composed for his father. His singing talent performance in the show made 2023 American Idol judges Luke Bryan, Lionel Richie, and Katy Perry very emotional. He also hit thousands of American Idol viewers’ limelight and has a huge fan following on the internet as a celebrity.

Iam Tongi Biography

Real Name William Guy Tongi
Birth Date 1 September 2004
Age (as of 2023) 18 Years
Birth Place Kahuku, Hawaii
Profession Singer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 104 kg  –  in Pounds –  230 lbs
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black


Father Rodney Tongi
Mother Lillie N Rodney Tongi
Sister Two (Cassandra Alvina & Leilei Tongi)
Brother Lerod Tongi

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Girlfriend None
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Social Media

Iam Tongi is active and popular on social media platforms such as Instagram and YouTube. As of 15th February 2023, he has 19.4k followers on his @wtongi Instagram account. Tongi also has a huge fan following on TikTok and Facebook. His Tiktok has over 77,000 followers. He has 1.8K subscribers on his Youtube channel @niumotuu.

Personal Life

Iam Tongi is a single young man. In the past, he was not 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 very well plays guitar and ukulele. He also has an interest in sports and other activities.

Iam Tongi Net worth

William Tongi is a very talented young American who earned his income from social media platforms and the music industry. Iam Tongi’s estimated net worth of around $1 million.

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