Karen Zoid is a South African rock singer, songwriter, guitarist, composer and talk show host. Her work in both English and Afrikaans has gathered critical acclaim, and she has been dubbed South Africa's "Queen of Rock" by several major local publications. Her followers and, more generally, the South African youth have also been referred to as the "Zoid Generation" by the press. Zoid's current band members are Henry Steel Jnr, Schalk van der Merwe and Tim Rankin. The singer is also known for hosting the kykNet television series Republiek van Zoid Afrika and is one of the judges on The Voice SA as well.
|Birth name:||Karen Louise Greeff|
|Born:||August 10, 1978, Brussels, Belgium|
|Genres:||Rock, Pop, Classical, Adult contemporary|
|Occupation(s):||Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Composer, Talk show host|
|Instruments:||Vocals, Guitar, Flute, Bagpipes, hydrolauphone|
|Twitter:||Karen Zoid's Twitter profile|
|Spotify:||Karen Zoid's Spotify|
|iTunes:||Karen Zoid's iTunes|
About Karen Zoid
Belgian-born South African rock singer/songwriter who is widely recognized for the 2001 hit single "Afrikaners is Plesierig." The single was listed as one of the 100 greatest South African songs by the Sunday Times.
She studied drama at The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance.
In 2016, she became one of the celebrity judges on South Africa's The Voice.
She married her husband Don Reineke in 2004, with whom she had a son. The couple divorced in 2010.
She had the opportunity to perform at the inauguration of President Thabo Mbeki in 2004.
Information related to Karen Zoid
- Afrikaans-language singers
- South African female singers