The Artist Known as Chele and her Global Ambition

“The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.” – Opray Winfrey



What do you do & what inspires you to do it:  

I am a singer and songwriter. It’s my therapy, my gift to the world. I feel I can inspire others to follow their hearts and dreams just by listening to my music. I want others to be able to relate to me and my life experiences and feel they are not alone.

How do you define success:  

Success is living life as being yourself in addition to achieving your personal goals or dreams. The meaning of success is defined differently depending on the individual and their perception of it.

What would you say to motivate a younger you to be successful in life:

Never give up and distance yourself from anything or anyone who could deter you from going for your dreams. Be your own biggest fan. That’s all that matters!

Are you doing now what you’ve always wanted to do or did you have other aspirations previously:  

I am now finally doing what I have always dreamed of doing since I was a little girl. I did try to Pursue psychology and graduated with my bachelors, but I decided that’s not my true path. I decided to be brave and not take the safe route. So, I am now going for my dream of being a global artist.

What’s the best business or personal advice you’ve ever received:

To take your craft serious. Invest in yourself as much as possible!

What’s something people would be surprised to know about you:

I used to be really shy! Now I am very outgoing all because I have let go of the fear of failure.


Do you believe in a higher power:

Yes I Do!

What’s something you can’t live without:

My Family!

Where do you see yourself in three years:

On stage in Europe on tour!

How many tattoos do you have:

Two! 😊

Name a Song you like and Artist:

Tamia – Me!

Name a movie you like:  

Cast Away.

What do you like to do for fun: 

Work out, write and record music.

Where can we find you online:   | @C_l_e_o_n_a | YouTube: Chele Leona

What’s next for you:

Filming my first visual for my new single “Dove in the Rain”. Releasing my second project!


Photos courtesy of Chele | © 2019 DRTY ONES