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Queen Tatelicious Biography & Profile: Zimbabwe Media Personality

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Queen Tatelicious Biography & Profile

Queen Tatelicious, whose real name is Tatenda Zenzo Karigambe, is a popular Zimbabwean transgender woman,  social media personality and gossip monger.  She is notorious for Facebook live sessions where she discusses controversial trending  topics and gossip. Tatelicious grew up in Harare’s Budiriro suburb and is a twin in a family of four.

Queen Tatelicious Age

Queen Tatelicious was born on September 18, 1991 (age 33 years as of 2024)

Early Life

Tatelicious grew up in Harare’s Budiriro, where she is a twin in a family of four. She was raped by her uncle when she was 12 years old, and that is when she contracted HIV. Tatelicious fled to Sweden after being arrested, and her house was burnt. She has also revealed that her mother was beaten up.


Tatelicious said she went to Eastridge Primary School in Harare.  After that, she went to Nyahuni Secondary School.  However, she was expelled from secondary school when she was in Form Two at Nyahuni.

She then enrolled at Glen View 2 High School, where she became the Headboy until she left for Watershed College. Tatelicious was expelled from the Harare Institute of Technology (HIT) after being caught on camera stealing. She left school during the first semester because she was failing badly and came back in 2013 as a new student. Before the end of the semester, Tatelicious had left again. After being expelled from HIT, she got a scholarship to study Chemical Engineering at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.

Transformation Surgery

In 2013, Tatelicious revealed that she had spent more than US$80,000 to transform herself into a woman. She registered as a female with Zimbabwe’s Registrar-General’s Office in 2013, and the money was spent on breast augmentation and vaginoplasty. However, there are claims that she had not had surgery, with an unnamed source telling The Sunday Mail that Tatelicious was using “thick black condoms, which he fills with water and shapes into breasts using a bra, sometimes he stuffs things inside stockings and again shapes them into breasts.”

Queen Tatelicious Biography & Profile

Queen Tatelicious Biography & Profile [Image: Instagram/queentateliciousthereal1]

Personal Life

Marriage & Divorce

Tatelicious was married to a Swedish man, Richard Sandberg, in Sweden on the 9th of December 2017. In August 2018, she announced that she and her husband had reached an amicable decision to divorce. She stated that they had realized that it was time to move on to their next chapters of life, and they wanted to encourage people to believe in love. Tatelicious also said they had parted ways because they did not want to fake a lot of years of marriage when they knew there was no longer that spark which attracted them in the first place. They are still best friends.


In May 2020, Tatelicious revealed that she had a son named Tanyaradzwa Tatenda Karigambe, whom she had before undergoing surgery that transformed her into a woman. In December 2020, Tilda Moyo did a DNA test with Tatelicous’s twin sister, and the tests showed that Tanyaradzwa was related to Tatelicious’s sister, making him Tatelicious’s son.

Rape Allegations

In October 2020, a Gambian publication alleged that Tatelicious drugged and raped a Gambian national in Sweden. According to the publication, the alleged victim was one Sulayman Ceesay. In a video, Tatelicious denied the report, saying that relations with Sulayman were fully consensual. She added that Sulayman proposed marriage so that he could get some papers allowing him to stay in Sweden.

Eviction and Homelessness

In March 2022, Tatelicious was evicted from a mansion in Saltvik that she lost in legal proceedings. Her husband, Richard Sandberg, had given her the mansion but had stopped paying the mortgage to the bank.


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