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Tongayi Chirisa is a Zimbabwean actor who is popular for his role in the movie Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past and TV Shows The Jim Gaffigan Show and Crusoe. He also worked in the main role in the TV show Another Life.

He was a lead actor in the TV show The Jim Gaffigan Show and Crusoe. He was a winner for the title of Best Actor in Supporting Role at the Africa Movie Academy Award. In 2020, he was part of the science fiction comedy film Palm Springs and horror movie Antebellum.

Tongayi Chirisa Early Life

Tongayi Chirisa was born in Harare, Zimbabwe, on 1981 August 8. The actor has kept information about his parents and siblings secret. His nationality is Zimbabwean, with the birth sign of Leo. His birth name is Tongayi Arnold Chirisa.

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Tongayi Chirisa was enrolled at Lomagundi College, and later on, he joined AFDA. He completed his graduation with Bachelor in Arts in Live Performance from AFDA.


Tongayi Chirisa started his TV actress journey in America with the main Role in Crusoe in 2008. Later on, he worked in the role of Miles in the TV show American Horror Story: Asylum. He again got a chance to work as a lead role in the TV show The Jim Gaffigan Show. He also has a guest appearance in the 2020 TV show The Good Doctor. In 2008, he played the Role of Hekule in the movie Mr. Bones 2: Back from the Past.


He was a winner for the title of Best Actor for his Role in Tanyaradzwa. He also won Best Actor in Supporting Role at Africa Movie Academy Award. He was also a nominee and winner of multiple awards at NAMA Awards for the past five years.

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Personal Life

Tongayi Chirisa is quite a private person, and there is no confirmation from his side whether he is single or in a relationship. Previously he has shared photos with actress Ericka Guitron on his social media account. The pictures indicated that they were in a relationship.

However, in the present context, it looks like the couple broke up because currently, we can't find any picture of them together on their social media account. So, currently, the actor may be focusing on his acting career rather than love and relationship.

Physical Stats

The Zimbabwean actor has a tall height of 6 feet 0 inches. However, he has maintained his body slim and fit with a weight of 73kg. His hair and eyes color are black. At the date of the writing, the age of the actor is 40 years, and he still looks fit and slim.

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Net Worth

The actor has spent more than a decade in acting and was part of many popular movies and TV shows. He was also a lead actor in TV shows like The Jim Gaffigan Show and Crusoe. Besides acting, he also has worked as a singer and music videos. His net worth from his acting journey is $1 million. Currently, he is working hard on his upcoming movies and TV shows, so there is no doubt that the actor is going to have a good net worth in the coming days.

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Tongayi Chirisa has made his Instagram account private, and his private account has more than 11.4k followers. There is a Twitter account with his name created by his fans, and the account has 1365 followers. He also has a Youtube channel with his name, and the channel has just 1.69k subscribers.

The actor's hobbies are singing, acting, and traveling. He loves to travel to new places, and his favorite destinations are Cape Town and Dubai.

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