Zimbabwe Profiles Local,People Simba Chikore Biography| Age, Education, Marriage, Divorce

Simba Chikore Biography| Age, Education, Marriage, Divorce

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Simba Chikore Biography| Age, Education, Marriage, Divorce

Simba Chikore is a Zimbabwean and ex-husband of Robert Mugabe’s daughter Bona.


Chikore was born in 1977. (Aged 46, as of 2023)

Personal Life 

Simba Chikore was born into a family of five siblings, consisting of four boys and a girl, to ZAOGA FIF pastors Sherman Chikore and Christine Chikore.

He is the third child in the family and has twin brothers named Derick and Ray, another brother named Reason, and a sister named Kudakwashe.

Chikore spent his childhood in Kambuzuma and has ancestral roots in the Chikore area of Rusape, where his uncle Dennis Chikore holds the position of chief.

According to congregants who were interviewed by a local publication, Simba and his siblings created a musical group called “101 Harare Drive.”

They displayed exceptional singing skills in the church from a young age, with Chikore contributing by playing the keyboard.


He attended Marlborough Primary School where he displayed exceptional talent in various sports, particularly athletics, soccer, and swimming.

He pursued his secondary education at St. John’s College in Emerald Hill where he continued to excel in sports throughout the six years of his studies.

Chikore focused on sciences at Advanced Level and was appointed as the head boy during his final year, completing his studies in 1996.

He proceeded to the United States for further studies. He enrolled at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO, but did not graduate from the institution.


Chikore and Bona Mugabe tied the knot on March 1st, 2014 at the private residence of the Mugabe family in Borrowdale. The couple welcomed their son Simbanashe in 2016.


In March 2023, Bona Mugabe filed for divorce from Chikore due to an irretrievable breakdown of their marriage.

According to court documents, the couple has been living separately for over nine months and has lost all love and affection for each other.

Their marriage was solemnized on March 1st, 2014, at the Blue Roof Mansion located in Borrowdale.

The couple shares three children, who are currently aged seven, five, and two, respectively.


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