Jackson Demus Phiri popularly known as DJ Showstar is an award winning Zambian radio Dj. He was born on 20th September in a family of seven as a third child.
DJ Showstar did his junior secondary education at Northmead basic and Senior Secondary at City Education centre, he went further to study Public Relations at Evelyn Hone college which he finished in 2008, then studied Business Management at Evelyn Hone again for two years, he is currently studying Finance and Accounting in second year at the University of Zambia.
His passion for presenting was drawn from his love for television and radio, he got inspired by the presenters he constantly followed and hang out with.
He joined the media with the name Dj Showstar with which he describes him as the star of the show and centre of attraction.
His radio journey began at Hone FM where he was picked after an audition for a night show which he hosted for over 3 years, then he was later given the breakfast show and a weekend count down show.
Later in 2016 he joined Q FM where he is currently hosting the breakfast show and a television show called HI-5 where he features various artists.
In 2016 Showstar won a Zambian music award for best radio DJ where he was nominated with some of the country’s top radio DJs and he is the first radio presenter to have his very own Website and Android application.
Apart from being a television and radio presenter Showstar is a farmer, Chief Executive Officer of an advertising agency called Shodesigns Media Limited and he is also a music promoter with his very own website.