Sunday, November 21, 2010
Munyaradzi Chidzonga Biography
Big Brother 3 Housemate # 12 from Zimbabwe
Munya Chidzonga (22) is a Zimbabwean actor from Harare best known as one of the 12 housemates on the third season of the reality television competition Big Brother Africa, in 2008.
Spent his early childhood in Switzerland before returning to Zimbabwe in 1994 where he enrolled at Ruzawi Boys School.
1999 began his high school studies at Peterhouse, a member of Founders House. Participated in many performances and hosted numerous events at Peterhouse. He was also a dedicated member of the school choral groups, rugby, interact & debate team. He graduated in 2004.
He then decided to attend school in Cape Town South Africa, at AFDA (an acting instituition). He then graduated with many accolades early this year (2008)
Acting school graduate Munya is passionate about acting, film, television and the creative process. Determined and focused, this ambitious Zimbabwean wants to act and produce a short film soon and launch a production company.
Munya believes he was chosen to participate on Big Brother Africa because he has charm, enthusiasm, confidence and is likeable. He says that his special talent is his ability to read people though he admits to sometimes over analyzing situations and being tactless and moody.
He also reveals that he’s an attention seeker and his message to Big Brother audiences is to "sit back and enjoy the ride".
Munya says that he dislikes cowardice and dishonesty, quoting 50 Cent as saying, "I hate a liar more than I hate a thief, a thief is only out to get my money (salary), but a liar is after my reality."
Citing his father as his hero for being "the epitome of a gentleman", Munya believes in the Voltaire quote, "There is no problem that can withstand the assault of sustained thought."
A fan of Lupe Fiasco, Staind, 340 ml, Wyclef Jean, Jay-z, Black Sunshine, Freshly Ground, N.E.R.D, Lil Wayne and Alicia Keys, Munya’s favourite movies are Snatch, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Star Wars and Transformers.
His favourite actors are Leonardo Di Caprio, George Clooney and Vince Vaughn.
Talking about Zimbabwe, Munya says that the best places to visit in the country are Chimanimani Mountain and Kariba Dam