Ryan Zeze Parents: Where Are They From? Ethnicity & Origin

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The professional sprinter, Ryan Zeze, was born in Louviers and grew up with his parents, who are reportedly of French origin.

Apart from Ryan, his parents also have another child. Just like him, his elder sibling, Méba-Mickaël Zézé, is also very passionate about sports.

Interestingly, his big brother is a popular famous athlete who represents France in the Olympics.

Zeze recently earned immense attention after being disqualified in the 200-meter heats for a false start at the world championships near Budapest in Hungary.

Ryan Zeze
Ryan Zeze (Source: Wikipedia)

Born on January 29, 1998, the French professional athlete Ryan Zeze specializes in the 100m, 200, and 4*100 meters sprint events.

Zeze won the bronze medal in the 200m and silver in the 4*100m at the 2019 European Championship.

Moreover, he also competed in the men’s 4*100 meters relay events at the 2020 Summer Olympics. The athlete placed third the same year at the French Indoor Championship.

The following year, Ryan secured a third position at the European Team Championship in both the 4*100 m relay and the 100 m event.

On August 21, 2022, he earned the silver medal in the 4*100 m relay at the European Championships in Munich.

Recently, Zeze was second in the 100 meters at the French Championships while winning the title in the 200 meters category.

Ryan Zeze Parents, Ethnicity & Origin

Ryan Zeze is quite active on social media. He frequently posts about his professional career on his Instagram handle.

However, when it’s about his own life and family, Zeze prefers keeping things private. So far, he hasn’t posted any pictures of his parents on his social media profiles.

On the other hand, he often shares snippets of his life with his elder brother Méba-Mickaël Zézé with whom he shares the track.

Despite being parents of public figures, the Zezes have successfully hidden their identities. They are very secretive when it comes to their personal life and have never made any appearances publicly.

The Zeze Brother, Ryan (Right) & Méba-Mickaël (Left)
The Zeze Brother, Ryan (Right) & Méba-Mickaël (Left) (Source: Instagram)

However, some sources have claimed that Zeze’s parents are of French origin.

His parents gave birth to their elder child, Mickael, in Saint-Aubin-lès-Elbeuf, a French commune located in the Seine-maritime department in the Normandy region.

Three years later, the younger child Ryan was born in Louviers, a French commune located in the Department of Eure in the Normandy region.

As per reports, The Zeze family roots back to Val-de-Reuil, a commune in the Eure department in Normandy in north-western France.

“I often go to Val-de-Reuil, I still have a lot of family.” The elder Zeze once revealed his origin in an interview.

The Zeze Brothers Sprint Together

Love for sprint runs in the bloodstream of the Zeze family. Both the Zeze brothers are into athletics.

The brothers lined up alongside each other in several major competitions, including the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Moreover, the sprinters also shared several podiums at the French Elite Championships, such as this year in the 200m, where the younger brother won the title ahead of his big brother.

The brothers often practice together. They always stand by each other’s side, supporting and encouraging each other through the ups and downs on and off the track.

Anil Chapagain
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