Mbuya VaPiyasoni Biography | Profile, Real Name, Age, Education, Career, Family
Mbuya VaPiyasoni is a Zimbabwean actress, scriptwriter, musician, songwriter and voice-over artist who is famous for her comedy videos on social media. She plays the character of Mbuya VaPiyasoni, a hilarious and witty old woman who comments on various issues and situations. She also uses her comedy to educate people about Covid-19 and other social issues.
Real Name and Age
The real name of Mbuya VaPiyasoni is Kudzai Chengedza. She was born on February 14, 1991, in Harare. She is 32 years old as of 2022.
Kudzai Chengedza grew up in Masvingo, where she did her primary and secondary education. She then studied accountancy at Masvingo Polytechnic and graduated with a National Diploma in 2015.
Kudzai Chengedza discovered her passion for theatre and arts after completing her accounting studies. She joined the Patsime Edutainment Trust, a theatre organisation, in 2016 and learned how to act and write scripts. She also wrote her first play in 2019 and performed it in Sweden.
She created the character of Mbuya VaPiyasoni in 2020 as part of a project to create short stories and skits for Covid-19 awareness. She was inspired by the behaviour of older people in different scenarios. She started posting her videos on Facebook, YouTube, TikTok and Instagram and gained popularity and influence among her fans.
Kudzai Chengedza is also a musician, songwriter and voice-over artist. She has released several songs and has done voice-overs for various organisations and campaigns.
Kudzai Chengedza is married, but she has not revealed the name of her husband to the public. She said that her husband was initially sceptical about her comedy career, but he later became supportive and became one of her biggest fans.
She also said that her parents were not supportive of her comedy career at first, but they later accepted it and were proud of her.
Kudzai Chengedza has faced some controversies in her personal life. She was accused of being a home wrecker by another woman who claimed that Kudzai had an affair with her husband. Kudzai denied the allegations and said that she was happily married to her own husband.
She was also accused of being disrespectful to older people by mocking them in her videos. Kudzai defended herself and said that she was not mocking anyone but rather making fun of situations that people can relate to. She said that she had received positive feedback from older people who enjoyed her comedy.
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