Top South African Celebrities Who Are Zimbabweans


1. Nadia Nakai

Singer born and raised in South Africa although she has Zimbabwean heritage, at the age of 16 she changed her surname from Dlamini to Nakai

2. Chiedza Mhende

Zimbabwean born actress and voice artist, Chiedza“Chi” Mhende moved to Cape Town in 2006 to study at AFDA – the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and live Performance. She was introduced to Cape Town’s theatre scene as Lady Capulet in a 2010 Artscape production of “Romeo and Juliet”.

3. Tongai Chirisa

Tongayi Arnold Chirisa is a Zimbabwean actor known for playing Man Friday on NBC’s Crusoe television series, Father Nicholas on The Jim Gaffigan Show, and Hekule on Leon Schuster’s Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past movie.

He is experienced in theatre, film, and television, and is also an occasional singer.

The actor began to sign for Hollywood roles at the age of 25 whilst still at school in Zimbabwe

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