Early life

Born Phillip Chiyangwa on the 3rd of February 1959 in Chegutu.

Family

Father – Divaris Makaharis

Mother- Marita Mandivenga

Uncle- Robert Mugabe

Spouse(s)-Elizabeth Juma(1986)

Brothers- David “Mr Bulk” Chiyangwa, James “Jimmy Jimalo” Chiyangwa

Children- Ellen Vanessa, Michelle, Bruce, Tamara, Loreto Margaret, Stephanie, Edmund, Phillip Munetsi Junior, Cherish Natasha

Education

Primary Education- Chegutu Primary school

Secondary Education- St. Francis Secondary school

Universal College in Highfield (1976)

Commercial Cotcers College (1977)

Fellow of the institute of Proffessional Management and Admin (Jersey U.K)

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Leadership-Dominica,St Luma University.

Career

Founder-Phids Electric Sounds

Manager- Hosea Chipanga, Erosion Band.

Boxing promotion and manager for Proud Kilimanjaro Chinembiri Gilbert Josamu, Ambrose Mlilo, and Langton Tinago

Founder-Commercial Industrial Agency

Co-founder- Affirmative Action Group

Founder -Native Investments Africa Group

Zifa president

Regional president of COSAFA

Political Career

Member of ZANU PF from 1977.

Currently serves as Central Committee member.

Provincial Chairman 2001-2005-Mashonalad West Province.

M.P for Chinhoyi 2000-2005

Member of Parliament for Zvimba South under Zanu PF

Estimated Net Worth

Philip Chiyangwa claims he owns assets worth over USD$2 Billion

Companies owned

Pinnacle Property Holdings, Glory Car Hire Travel & tours In addition Phillip claims to own six shopping malls, each with five star hotels

Executive Chairman of Native Investments Africa Group (NIAG)

Founder-Phillip Chiyangwa Foundation

Awards

Best Hotel Investor in Africa Award (2009 /2010)

Zimbabwe Tourism Authority(ZTA)-Tourism Personality of the year-(2010 / 2011)

Lifetime Award – Business Legend (Victors Lifetime Achievement awards)-2011

Lifetime BEFFTA award for the participation and promotion of entertainment (arts and culture)-(2013)

Life Time Achievement Award as the “All Time Arts and Cultural Promoter”,

Achievements

Hosted the legendary King of Pop, Michael Jackson (2008)

Hosted Sean Paul, Akon (2014)

Attended the FIFA Football awards ceremony at the London Palladium and hosted by Idris Elba

Controversy

Accused of corruption, fraud and embezzlement by ZIFA

Boasts on Social Media flaunting his wealth

Said to father 3-5 children per year

Divorced her wife of 18 years in 2018