Dean Z has dedicated his entire life to honoring the legacy of Elvis Presley. Z set off for Las Vegas at age 17, where he soon earned a spot with Legends in Concert. In 2013 Dean won the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, the only world-wide contest recognized by Elvis Presley Enterprises, serving as an ambassador to Graceland and the estate and tens of thousands of new fans. Dean Z received the Heart of The King Award at the former Las Vegas Hilton, on the same stage, Elvis himself performed over 700 shows. He also had the pleasure of being a part of the national touring production Elvis Lives, a live musical highlighting Elvis’ career.
In 2017 Dean joined “The Elvis Tribute Artist World Tour” based in the United Kingdom. To date, the tour has performed several sold-out shows across England and Scotland, including performances in the country’s most historic theaters like the Apollo, and major arenas like Manchester Arena and The Echo in Liverpool.
“I feel so honored to sing this great music. Making people happy when I’m on stage is so fulfilling, all because of Elvis. He stands the test of time, and as long as the world wants to hear his music, I’ll be ready to sing it.”