Mai Olivia Charamba Biography| Age, Education, Awards, Personal Life
Olivia Charamba, widely known as Mai Charamba, is a highly acclaimed Zimbabwean gospel artist.
Initially, she began her musical journey as a backing vocalist for her husband, Charles Charamba.
In the year 2000, Mai Charamba released her debut album titled “Amen,” which marked a significant milestone in her musical career.
The album featured songs composed by Pastor Charamba.
Notably, the album also included the remarkable contributions of her friends Tariro (Matongorewa) Muringa and Spiwe (Murerwa) Chimuti, who served as backing vocalists.
Olivia Charamba, nee Maseko, was born on August 14, 1973.
Her musical journey began in the 1980s when she joined the Salvation Army choir, where her passion for singing was nurtured. In 1995, she made a significant move to join the Apostolic Faith Mission, a pivotal moment that would shape her professional career.
It was within the Apostolic Faith Mission that Olivia Charamba crossed paths with her future husband, Charles Charamba, and their musical collaboration began to take shape.
Initially, she showcased her talent as a backing vocalist, lending her captivating voice to Charles Charamba’s debut album titled “Tinashe Akatendeka” in 1997.
After her successful start in the music industry, Olivia Charamba pursued her aspirations and enrolled in Living Waters Seminary.
She dedicated three years to studying Theology, immersing herself in the knowledge and teachings of her faith.
Her commitment and hard work paid off, as she proudly graduated from the seminary in 2003, earning a well-deserved Diploma in Theology.
- 2000 Amen
- Daily Bread
- 2009 The Gospel
Voice of Miriam
- Best Female Musician
- Best Gospel musician
- Best Gospel album
- Most Outstanding Female Musician.
Olivia is married to Pastor Charles Charamba.
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