Shingisai Suluma Biography| Age, Education, Personal Life, Career
Shingisai Suluma is a Zimbabwean Christian singer, songwriter, and worship leader.
She was born on February 28, 1971 in Gweru, Zimbabwe. (Aged 56, as of 2023)
Early Life and Education
Raised in a musically-inclined family, Shingisai’s parents were active singers in their church.
At a young age, Shingisai and her sister were encouraged to sing, although Shingisai lacked a personal drive for it initially.
However, her talent and passion for music began to emerge when she performed at the national conference of her church at the age of seven.
Shingisai Suluma attended Chembira and Kudakwashe primary schools in Glen Norah, Zimbabwe.
Later, she enrolled in Nettleton Junior School in Braeside. For her secondary education, she completed her O-level studies at Hatfield Girls High School, followed by A-level studies at Oriel Girls School.
After completing her schooling in Zimbabwe, Shingisai ventured abroad to pursue her passion for art, specifically textile and design.
She studied art in Wimbledon, England, and eventually graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Surrey University.
Upon returning to Zimbabwe, Shingisai Suluma embarked on a successful career as both an artist and a musician.
While working as an art teacher at various high schools in Harare, including Oriel Girls School, Alan Wilson Boys School, and Eaglesvale Secondary School, she established herself as one of the most prominent gospel artists in the country.
In 1995, Shingisai recorded her first album, marking the beginning of her musical journey.
Over the years, she went on to release a total of nine albums, captivating audiences with her soulful voice, inspiring lyrics, and heartfelt worship songs.
Shingisai Suluma’s music is deeply rooted in her Christian faith, and she has gained widespread recognition for her contributions to gospel music in Zimbabwe.
Shingisai Suluma is happily married to Pastor Stephen Suluma. Together, they have been blessed with two daughters named Tashinga and Tiara.
- National Arts Merit Awards – Outstanding Song – Nanhasi
- Zimbabwe Music Awards (3 times) Best Female Gospel
- 1995 – Zvanaka
- 1998 – Huyai Ishe Jesu
- 2000 – Mumaoko
- 2002 – Nokuti Wakanaka
- 2004 – Fara Zvakadaro
- 2005 – Tatenda Taona
- 2007 – Maitiro Enyu
- 2009 – Ndewake
- 2013 – Rwendo
- 2016 – Masuwo
- 2016 – O Holy Night-Usiku Hutsvene
- 2017 – Pano Patasvika