Terry Gee is a multi-talented Zimbabwean actor and gospel musician. Despite facing physical challenges due to cerebral palsy and being confined to a wheelchair, he passionately pursues his love for music and acting throughout his life.
Terry Gee’s real name is Tichaona Terrence Green.
Early Life and Challenges
Tichaona Terrence Green was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth, which led to him being in a wheelchair for the rest of his life. Despite facing this disability, Terry Gee remained determined to pursue his dreams and never let his condition define his capabilities.
Love for Gospel Music
Growing up in a Christian family, Terry Gee found solace and comfort in gospel music. He discovered his calling to spread the gospel through music during a prayer session when he felt God’s voice whispering to him that his name was “born to worship.” From that moment, his passion for gospel music grew, and he started singing in church at the age of eight.
Early Career and Recognition
Terry Gee’s talent in acting and music became evident at a young age. In 2003, he featured in the award-winning drama series called “Zviri Mudzimba,” where he played one of the main characters. Despite facing dreams where he was temporarily able-bodied, Terry Gee remained committed to his craft and continued to improve his skills.
Tichaona Terrence Green, has collaborated with a Congolese singer, Dispatch, on his single titled Jehova. In 2022 he collaborated with Chipo Muchegwa on Ndezvemoyo then Makanaka was their second collaboration.
Challenges in Education
During his early education, Terry Gee faced difficulties due to his disability. In 2002, he was denied admission to Danhiko Secondary School because of his specific disability type. However, his music talent remained unaffected, and he continued to excel in his craft.
Joining Young Voices
In 2010, Terry Gee became a part of the organization called “Young Voices,” where he found a platform to express his musical talent freely. The organization provided a space for youths with disabilities to interact, share ideas, and support one another. Terry Gee embraced this opportunity to learn from fellow artists in similar situations.
Musical Success and Performances
Terry Gee’s musical talent received increasing recognition, and he started receiving invitations to perform at various events. Notably, he performed at the disability cocktail gathering in Harare and the Bulawayo Arts Awards. His positive impact on the Zimbabwean music scene was significant, and he was appreciated for his perseverance and dedication to his craft.
Towards the end of his life, Terry Gee announced the upcoming release of an album titled “Takamirira Imi Moga.” The album featured a collaboration with Prudence Mabhena, another talented musician. Despite his physical challenges, Terry Gee continues to pursue his musical dreams.