Hillary Makaya Biography: Age, Early Life, Education, Career, Relationships, Marriage
Hillary Makaya, a Zimbabwean model, socialite, and businesswoman, has quickly risen to fame at a young age, achieving remarkable success in various fields. In this biography, we delve into her background, education, career, her relationship with Robert Mugabe Jnr, and her recent engagement.
Born on July 23, 2001, Hillary Makaya hails from a family with a strong legacy in both modeling and athletics. Her aunt, Connie Makaya, was Zimbabwe’s first black beauty pageant queen, while her cousin, Catherine Makaya, is an Olympian athlete and former Miss Zimbabwe (2014).
Although details about her educational qualifications are limited, it is known that Hillary attended the High Achievers Coach Educational Centre.
Hillary Makaya began her career as a runway model at the renowned Top Model Zimbabwe Agency. Her journey into pageantry started with a significant win as she was crowned Miss Interact Zimbabwe for teens. This victory propelled her to pursue pageantry further, resulting in her becoming Miss Teen World Heritage 2016-2017 and Miss Intercontinental Zimbabwe 2017-2018.
Beyond pageantry, Hillary has made waves in the entertainment industry, making cameo appearances in music videos, such as Takura’s “Can’t Get Over You.” Her versatility as a brand ambassador, MC, hostess, and business owner showcases her multifaceted talent.
In 2020, she took on the role of Face of Kariba brand ambassador and is currently associated with Blaze Vape. In addition, Hillary ventured into the cosmetics industry, launching her line of skincare products, MKY Beauté.
Relationship with Robert Mugabe Jnr
Hillary Makaya’s romantic involvement with Robert Mugabe Jnr garnered attention when the two were spotted on vacation in Singapore. However, in 2022, Robert Mugabe Jnr denied their relationship, labeling it as a “situationship.” Hillary countered these claims, suggesting that Robert Jnr was dealing with a heartbreak, leading to his denial.
In recent developments, Hillary Makaya appears to be off the market as she subtly announced her engagement on Instagram. She shared a video displaying her engagement ring with the caption, “If you like it, put a ring on it.” Her social media updates have since included glimpses of luxurious gifts and her stunning engagement ring.