Slim Khezri (also known by his stage names SLIM K, Slim Kezree, or simply Kazree), is a German multi-talented artist; singer, songwriter, writer, producer, actor and former Michael Jackson imitator, based in Los Angeles, California.
Born July 18, 1972, as the oldest of three children in Lübeck Hansestadt, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
Bon vivant, Artistic Polymath, Free Thinker, Political Junkie, Humanist and Philanthropist of Mediterranean descent. Artist at Sony Music Entertainment, Double Power (Sony Music Entertainment GmbH) and Founder/CEO at DoubaJen Records.
Self-proclaimed Foodie, Wine Connoisseur and passionate World Traveler.
In over 25 years in show-business, Slim has performed and collaborated with many producers, DJ's, popular recording artists and many independent talents from around the world. He also worked successfully on many musical and arts related projects, including fashion shows and charity events, most notably with acts such as Nsync (Justin Timberlake), Fall Out Boy, Backstreet Boys (AJ McLean), Snoop Dogg, Britney Spears, KRS-One, Sarah Connor, Sean Kingston, KSHMR, Lifehouse, Haddaway, Army of Lovers, No Angels, Lutricia McNeal, Leee John (Imagination), Panic! At The Disco, Monica Patton, Captain Hollywood, Akon, Dr. Alban, Michael Jackson and many more.
As an Actor, Slim has worked on films starring Tom Hanks, Matt Damon, George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Julia Roberts, Ben Affleck, Bradley Cooper, Jim Carey, Nicole Kidman, Tommy Lee Jones, Johnny Depp, John Lithgow, Mickey Rourke, Josh Brolin, Terrence Stamp, Harvey Keitel, Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis, Scarlett Johansson, J.K. Simmons and directed by Ron Howard, Clint Eastwood, Ridley Scott, Danny Boyle, Roland Emmerich, Colin Trevorrow, Gore Verbinski, Jerry Zucker, Seth MacFarlane, Ethan Coen & Joel Coen, Angela Basset, F. Gary Gray and many more.
Slim also worked under the General Direction of Plácido Domingo, at the Los Angeles Opera, as an actor, on Ludwig Van Beethoven's "Fidelio", Produced by Alejandro Stadler, and Directed by Pier' Alli in 2007, and on Giuseppe Verdi's "Otello", Directed by John Cox in 2008.
Slim made his stage debut in 1989, on October 14th, at a Turkish Event, performing in front of an audience of 580 people, (as a Michael Jackson imitator) in Lübeck Hansestadt, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
"Who's Bad"; in the beginning of his career, Slim, once hailed as one of the best and most successful Michael Jackson imitators in the business, he performed nonstop from 1989 to 2000, on numerous events, television and radio shows throughout the world, touring in Europe, Asia and Africa, appearing on all 5 continents, including the United States in Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. Slim's huge success lead him to finally meet his idol during the Dangerous world tour in late 1992, and dreams came true when Slim briefly worked with the King of Pop himself during the History world tour in Summer 1997. What made Slim stood out above the rest (imitators), was his voice, and the electrifying detailed dance moves.
Slim's first notable television appearance was in 1991, on December 7th, in Germany, on the popular hit show "Die Rudi Carrell Show", where he appeared and competed as one of five amateurs, impersonating famous singers, hosted by Dutch entertainer Rudi Carrell. Slim gave a stunning performance as Michael Jackson (incl. the iconic 'Moonwalk'), singing LIVE "Billie Jean". The show drew the largest audience to date, at 16 million viewers throughout Europe and beyond, which brought him instant fame. The show included a similar concept to "Star Search" or "Pop Idol" and brought many well-known German pop stars and actors to prominence, such as Alexis or Mark Keller. It also featured comedy sketches.
Slim made his film debut, in a minor role as an extra in 2000, on November 10th, playing a Demon in the Warner Bros Pictures comedy "Little Nicky", starring Adam Sandler, Patricia Arquette and Harvey Keitel. Directed by Steven Brill.
In March 10, 2010, Slim signed License Agreement with Sony Music Entertainment./ Double Power (Sony Music Entertainment GmbH).
In March 26, 2014, Slim signed License Agreement with Viacom
Media Networks (New York), a distribution deal of his music and music videos to air worldwide on MTV, VH-1, and featured on MTV artists (incl. Website/ App).
In August 8, 2014, Slim and his family were invited to visit the White House in Washington DC.
Slim speaks 4 Languages: English, German, French, Arabic, and conversational Turkish.
Slim is married to International Award-winning Pole Artist, and Stage Performer Phoenix Kazree. They have one son together.
Ich Glotz TV (Stage-play, 1989), Germany/
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Fidelio (Opera, 2007), USA/
Giuseppe Verdi: Otello (Opera, 2008), USA
Die Rudi Carrell Show (1991), Germany/
The Gong Show (1992), Germany/
Arabella (1997), Germany/
Klacket (1998), Tunisia/
Unlocking Ancient Secrets of the Bible (2006), USA/
Entourage (2007), USA/
Goro's Bar (2007), Japan/
Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (2008), USA/
Nip/Tuck (2008), USA/
Mystery ER (2008), USA/
Kids Unlimited (2008), USA/
1000 Ways to Die (2010), USA/
Whitney (2015), USA/
Mystery Diners (2015), USA/
Dangerous Games (2015), Armenia/
My Crazy Ex (2016), USA/
Superhuman (2016), USA.
Save the Last Dance (2001),/
Rat Race (2001),/
When The Nines Roll Over (2005),/
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007),/
The Sexaholic (2007),/
In God I Trust (2007),/
Article 301 (2008),/
Confused Illusion (2007),/
The Haunted House of Chronic (2009),/
Yes Man (2008),/
Angels & Demons (2009),/
Sin City II: A Dame to Kill For (2014),/
American Sniper (2014),/
Jurassic World (2015),/
The Martian (2015),/
The Secret in Their Eyes (2015),/
Dark Gospels (2015),/
Steve Jobs (2015),/
Money Monster (2016),/
The Moment (2016),/
Hail, Caesar! (2016),/
Jason Bourne (2016),/
The Accountant (2016),/
Battle of the Sexes (2017)./
Burn The Disco (EP, and Single), Doubajen Records 2008/
Campari Sunset House Club (Compilation), Sony Music 2010/
Open Up Your Heart (Single), Doubajen Records 2010/
You Love It (Single), Doubajen Records 2012/
Burn The Disco (VIP Underground Mix), Doubajen Records 2014/
October (Single), Doubajen Records 2014/