Sonstar Peterson: Five Enticing Facts About Tory Lanez’s Father

Published Date: 29 Dec, 2022 Updated date: 29 Dec, 2022 By Daniel Roffer

Sonstar Peterson is the supportive father everyone could ask for. He often comes in the media limelight reacting publicly in every controversy of his eminent rapper son Tory Lanez.

Sonstar Peterson is the father of Canadian rapper, singer, and songwriter Tory Lanez. Tory is known for his mixtapes Lost Cause, Sincerely Tory, and Chixtape.


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Born Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, Tory rose to prominence after releasing the mixtape Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story in August 2013. Recently, he came into controversy as fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion accused him of shooting after a Hollywood in July 2022.

Following the controversy, his father Sonstar Peterson gained media attention because of his public reaction to his son’s allegations.

Get to know the five interesting facts about the popular rapper Tory Lanez’s father Sonstar Peterson here.

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Sonstar Peterson Is Kenyan By Nationality

Peterson was born in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, and was raised there. Therefore, he is Kenyan by nationality.

Moreover, he is Barbadian having a Caribbean heritage. As per wiki sources, he has reached the age of around 50 to 60 years old.

Moreover, he is a devoted Christian by religion.

Sonstar Always Stand By His Son Tory Lanez

Lanez was found guilty on all three counts related to the 2020 shooting of rapper Megan Thee Stallion. Meanwhile, his father was strongly standing by his son’s side.

Sonstar reportedly made a scene in court and yelled about “evil” prosecutors after his son was found guilty of shooting Megan Thee Stallion on 23 December 2022. Standing outside the LA courtroom, he branded the decision stating, “the worst miscarriage of justice that this world has ever seen.”

Tory could reportedly face a maximum sentence of more than 22 years in prison.

His First Wife Died From A Rare Disease

Sonstar was first married to Luella Peterson. Luella was the biological mother of Tory Lanez. She was from the Dutch-Carribean island, Curaçao.

Later, she migrated to Canada, where she met her future husband Sonstar. They got married later and had a son named Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, known as Tory Lanez.

However, a tragedy hit the Peterson family when Tory was just a child. His first wife and Tory’s mother Luella died after suffering from a rare disease.

Tory was just 11 years old when he discovered his mother suffered from an illness that affects four in every one million people.

Peterson Has Four Children Apart From Tory Lanez

Sonstar shares three children including Lanez from his first wife Luella. He has a daughter named Destiny Peterson and a son.

Destiny aka DSTNY is also a musician and entertainer. She works as a Vocal Artist at Forever Umbrella, a clothing line of Tory Lanez.


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Furthermore, Sonstar is now married to a Kenyan wife Wonder Terry Peterson with whom he shares two children. They have a son named Seraphim (born in 2012) and a daughter.

He Is An Entertainer & Author

Sonstar has stated dancer, choreographer, director, musical artist, songwriter, author, speaker, producer, and filmmaker on his Twitter bio.

During his early days, he was one of the top dancers in his country and did numerous TV shows and tours. Likewise, he worked as an ordained minister and missionary for four decades.

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Peterson is an author of a book titled Destiny of the Black Race which was released in 1991. Moreover, he and his son Tory have co-written a book named 360 Phenomenon.

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