Famous Zimbabwean Women

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 1 
Doris Lessing
(Novelist)

Doris Lessing
3
Birthdate: October 22, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kermanshah, Iran
Died: November 17, 2013

 2 
Danai Gurira
(Actress)

Danai Gurira
14
Birthdate: February 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grinnell, Iowa, United States
Danai Gurira is best known as Michonne from The Walking Dead and as Okoye from the Marvel films Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame. She earned a Tony nomination for writing the Broadway play Eclipsed. She has been a UN Goodwill Ambassador and promotes arts and women empowerment.

 3 

Sibongile Mlambo
3
Birthdate: June 25, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zimbabwe
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 4 
Sha Sha
(Singer)

Sha Sha
4
Birthdate: June 13, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mutare, Zimbabwe

 5 
Chipo Chung
(Actress)

Chipo Chung
2
Birthdate: August 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

 6 
Lucia Evans
(Singer)

Lucia Evans
0
Birthdate: 1982 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 7 
Cara Black
(Tennis player)

Cara Black
2
Birthdate: February 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
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 8 

Blessing Chitapa
1
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 9 

Tsitsi Dangarembga
1
Birthdate: February 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mutoko, Zimbabwe

 10 
Sally Hayfron
(First Lady of Zimbabwe from 1987 until her death in 1992)

Sally Hayfron
3
Birthdate: June 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ghana
Died: January 27, 1992

 11 
Tererai Trent
(Educator)

Tererai Trent
0
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Mashonaland West Province, Zimbabwe

 12 

NoViolet Bulawayo
0
Birthdate: December 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tsholotsho, Zimbabwe

 13 
Chiwoniso Maraire
(Singer-songwriter)

Chiwoniso Maraire
0
Birthdate: March 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Olympia, Washington, United States
Died: July 24, 2013

 14 
Carole Gray
(Actress)

Carole Gray
0
Birthdate: 1938 AD
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

 15 
Thokozani Khuphe
(Politician)

Thokozani Khuphe
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Birthdate: November 18, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Makokoba, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

 16 

Colleen Madamombe
0
Birthdate: 1964 AD
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
Died: May 31, 2009

 17 
Shungudzo
(Songwriter)

Shungudzo
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Birthdate: May 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Laie, Hawaii, United States

 18 
Hazel Crane
(Socialite)

Hazel Crane
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Birthdate: 1951 AD
Birthplace: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Died: November 10, 2003

A well-known South African socialite and businesswoman, Hazel Crane once smuggled diamonds and worked at a strip club. She had also been a nurse. She was gunned down while traveling in her car to testify against Israeli mafia boss Lior Saat. Her interesting life later became public through her post-humous memoir.

 19 
Kirsty Coventry
(Current Minister of Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation in the Cabinet of Zimbabwe as of September 2018)

Kirsty Coventry
2
Birthdate: September 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 20 
Auxillia Mnangagwa
(Politician)

Auxillia Mnangagwa
1
Birthdate: March 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mazowe, Zimbabwe

 21 

Chiedza Mhende
0
Birthdate: October 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 22 

Petina Gappah
0
Birthdate: 1971 AD
Birthplace: Copperbelt Province, Zambia

 23 
Joice Mujuru
(Vice-President of Zimbabwe from 2004 to 2014)

Joice Mujuru
2
Birthdate: April 15, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mount Darwin, Zimbabwe

 24 
Yvonne Vera
(Author)

Yvonne Vera
1
Birthdate: September 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Died: April 7, 2005

 25 
Elizabeth Nyamayaro
(Political scientist)

Elizabeth Nyamayaro
0
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 26 

Alexandra Fuller
1
Birthdate: 1969 AD
Birthplace: Glossop, Derbyshire, England

 27 
Trudy Stevenson
(Politician)

Trudy Stevenson
0
Birthdate: September 16, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: August 24, 2018

 28 

Janet Manyowa
0
Birthdate: March 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chegutu, Zimbabwe

 29 
Stella Chiweshe
(Musician)

Stella Chiweshe
0
Birthdate: July 8, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mujumi Village, Mhondoro, Zimbabwe

 30 

Shana Dowdeswell
0
Birthdate: April 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
Died: December 12, 2012

 31 
Paula Newby-Fraser
(Triathlete)

Paula Newby-Fraser
1
Birthdate: June 2, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 32 
Joana Mamombe
(Politician)

Joana Mamombe
0
Birthdate: June 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 33 
Maud Chifamba
(University student)

Maud Chifamba
0
Birthdate: November 19, 1997
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 34 
Susan Tsvangirai
(Politician)

Susan Tsvangirai
1
Birthdate: April 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Buhera, Zimbabwe
Died: March 6, 2009

 35 

Beatrice Mtetwa
0
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Eswatini, South Africa

 36 
Tamy Moyo
(Actress)

Tamy Moyo
0
Birthdate: January 5, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 37 
Monica Mutsvangwa
(Politician)

Monica Mutsvangwa
0
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 38 
Heidi Holland
(Journalist)

Heidi Holland
0
Birthdate: October 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: August 11, 2012

 39 
Judith Todd
(Politician)

Judith Todd
0
Birthdate: March 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 40 
Nehanda Charwe Nyakasikana
(Spiritual Leader)

Nehanda Charwe Nyakasikana
1
Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwe
Died: 1898 AD

 41 
Kubi Indi
(Businesswoman)

Kubi Indi
0
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown

 42 
Cecilia Chimbiri
(Political Leader)

Cecilia Chimbiri
0
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 43 
Selmor Mtukudzi
(Musician)

Selmor Mtukudzi
0
Birthdate: August 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 44 
Betty Makoni
(Activist)

Betty Makoni
0
Birthdate: June 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rusape, Zimbabwe

 45 

Anne McClintock
1
Birthdate: August 27, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 46 
Prisca Mupfumira
(Politician)

Prisca Mupfumira
0
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Zimbabwe

 47 

Natalie Payida Jabangwe
0
Birthdate: June 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: England

 48 

Shingisai Suluma
0
Birthdate: February 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gweru, Zimbabwe

 49 
Ann Grant
(Field hockey player)

Ann Grant
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Birthdate: May 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe

 50 
Linda Masarira
(Politician)

Linda Masarira
1
Birthdate: October 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe