Josephus Conteh is a Sierra Leonean Instagram star, as well as footballer, based in the United Kingdom who is also known for working as a model, singer, dancer, choreographer and actor. According to his Facebook profile, he plays for Hungerford Town. He began his modeling career by signing a contract with U.K. Models in early 2016. He originally gained popularity on the video creation and live broadcasting app Musical.ly (now known as TikTok) and the looping videos and animations creating app Funimate. As an Instagram star, he has accumulated over 227k followers, which includes the likes of pop singer Justin Bieber. His fan base is usually referred to as hashtag #teamjozzy on various social media platforms. While he left TikTok after his account got hacked, he is good friends with popular fellow musers such as Baby Ariel and King Jacob. He once promoted one of Nate Garner's Instagram videos on his Funimate account in August 2016. One of his Meet and Greet event hosted in London was attended by over 200 of his fans.
The Meteoric Rise to Stardom
Josephus Conteh began his social media journey by creating content for the live video broadcasting app TikTok under the username 'josephusconteh'. He soon began to gain popularity on the platform, but his account got hacked soon after, cutting short his successful run. He then shifted to the Funimate app, and posted his first video based on the song 'Don't Let Me Down' by The Chainsmokers. Within very short period of time, he amassed more than 100,000 views on the app, as well as 5000 hearts. He later began posting images on Instagram, which helped him earn modeling opportunities from prestigious brands. In the early 2016, he received email communication from an agent from U.K. Models offering modeling jobs in the United Kingdom, following which he began working as a professional model.
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Josephus Conteh was born on November 18, 1997 in Freetown, Sierra Leone. He is the eldest of his parents' two children and has a sister. He studied at Albert Academy, a secondary school in Freetown, Sierra Leone. He later relocated to the United Kingdom without completing his school education and settled in Reading, England, where he attended the coeducational secondary school, Theale Green Community School, from 2011 to July 2014. He is a fitness enthusiast and often shares pictures of his well-built physique with his fans on Instagram.