His exotic appearances, the effect of having Irish and Sri Lankan parents, attracted the focus of modeling representatives, and at age 16 he signed a modeling contract. Through modeling, he was found and asked to audition to get a fresh British boy band, the Wanted, which went to score two No. 1 singles in the United Kingdom.
He grew up in a big family—with seven siblings, including a twin brother, Kumar—of interracial parentage: His mom is Irish, while his dad is Sri Lankan. From a young age, he was found for his height and his movie star appearances. At age 16, he was scouted by means of a modeling agency, Storm Model Management. The twin sibs also appeared in a episode of the British children’s television show Uncle Max, additionally in 2008.
It was through an ad that Kaneswaran was seen by Jayne Collins, who put together European pop groups Parade and The Saturdays. He was encouraged to eventually become part of a tremendous national audition procedure in England and Ireland to cast members of a fresh pop group. The ensuing group was a five-member boy band known as the Wanted, constituted of Kaneswaran, Max George, Jay McGuiness, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes.
Driven by legions of excitable female lovers, the Desired made an immediate effect on the music charts, much as with other recent boy bands including ‘N Sync, The Backstreet Boys and their present homegrown competition for fanatic focus, Brit boy band One Direction. The group’s 2010 debut record, The Desired, climbed to No. 4 on the U.K. record charts, and included the No. 1 single “All Time Low.” Their second No. 1 hit, “Glad You Came,” came from their second record, Battleground (2011).
He’s dated high-end shoe designer Nareesha McCaffrey for over four years, making him the only person in the Desired to really have a longterm relationship. In 2010, he was briefly romantically linked to star singer Rihanna. He’s regarded as soft spoken and down to earth, and loves spending time in his home studio, writing and recording music.