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About Wanya Morris

A picture of Wanya Morris singing.Wanya Morris, born July 29, 1973, is a founding member of legendary R&B group Boyz II Men. Wanya, together with Shawn Stockman, and Nathan Morris (no relation) formed Boyz II Men as students at the prestigious Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts. Wanya, the group's second tenor, has helped the group achieve international renown over the past two decades.

One most renowned R&B groups of all time, Boyz II Men has created some of the most iconic albums in music history, including, II (1994), Evolution (2007), and their most recent releases, Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA (2007), and Love (2009), and continues to craft hits that withstand the test of time. Wanya, Shawn, and Nathan kicked off their 20th Anniversary celebration aboard their February 2011 concert cruise, aptly called The Love Cruise.

Excitingly, Boyz II Men will be releasing a twentieth anniversary album, fittingly titled "Twenty," this fall including ten all new tracks and ten re-recordings of the group's most timeless tracks. Wanya currently resides in New Jersey with his wife and children.

In 2016, Wanya was selected as one of the celebrities to compete on Season 22 of Dancing with the Stars. Along with his partner, professional dancer Lindsay Arnold, he made it to the semifinals and achieved 4th place overall while having the highest accumulative average of all dancers. Wanya also recently released an app called the “CooleyHigh Experience,” an online school for performing arts where all classes are taught by celebrities.


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