Zouein on his 109th birthday in 2020
|Birth:||1 January 1911|
Ottoman Empire (now Lebanon)
|Age:||111 years, 176 days|
Francis Zouein (born 1 January 1911) is a Lebanese-born American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). If his age is true, he could be oldest known man ever born in Lebanon, the oldest known living man in the US state of California, the oldest known living male emigrant in the world, and the second-oldest known living man in the United States, behind Ezra Hill.
Francis Zouein was born in a small mountainous village near Beirut, Ottoman Empire (now Lebanon) on 1 January 1911. He had five children (including Emeal "E.Z." Zwayne (born 1975)). In 1980, he emigrated to the United States with his family.
His son Emeal "E.Z." Zwayne is a producer and actor, and married with Rachel Comfort, the daughter of Ray Comfort.
As of August 2020, he had 13 grandchildren. In August 2020, the actress and singer Chynna Phillips praised his longevity in an Instagram post.
He celebrated his 110th birthday in January 2021, and became the first (known) male supercentenarian claim born in Lebanon.
Zouein currently lives in California, United States, at the age of 111 years, 176 days.
- But I have a long way to go before I get anywhere near my beloved father's amazing accomplishment. He will be 102 in January! Emeal "E.Z." Zwayne (Facebook), 14 September 2012
- 105th birthday Emeal "E.Z." Zwayne (Facebook), 1 January 2016
- 107th birthday Emeal "E.Z." Zwayne (Facebook), 1 January 2018
- 109th birthday Emeal "E.Z." Zwayne (Facebook), 1 January 2020
- Confirmed alive at 109, 9 January 2020
- 109 years Chynna Phillips (Instagram), 27 August 2020
- 110th birthday Emeal "E.Z." Zwayne (Facebook), 1 January 2021
- Francis, the Living Legend, is still going strong! Today, we celebrate his 111th birthday Emeal "E.Z." Zwayne (Facebook), 1 January 2022