So with Robert Mugabe out as President of Zimbabwe, I think it is a good time to put the spotlight on who the rich kids of Zimbabwe are or were during his ‘reign’.
For Zimbabwe’s wealthy young elite, silver plated Rolls-Royces and private jets lined in gold are just the norm even though the country is ranked one of the poorest on the planet. There are mostly offspring of politicians but some of them are also young entrepreneurs, who have proven that there is still plenty of money floating around the country.
They include ‘Zimbabwean Kardashians’ as well as ‘prophets’ who like to show off fancy cars and stacks of dollar bills.
A picture on Michelle Chiyangwa’s Facebook page showed this silver-plated Rolls Royce.
Genius Kandungure sits on top of a Rolls-Royce. The controversial businessman was able to strike his first major deal securing gas for domestic use due to his connections with Angolan Airways
Uebert Angel is one of the largest and CEO of The Billion Group and self-declared ‘GODFATHER of the PROPHETIC MOVEMENT’. Recently, he posted a picture of him next to a yellow Lamborghini,
Preacher Uebert Angel poses with his cars. In Zimbabwe preachers go under the guise of ‘prophets’ and tour the continent
Wicknell Chivayo – the richest of the ‘kids’ in Zimbabwe – is known for splashing out and showing his wealth off on social media
Socialite Chivayo has earned a reputation for his boastful social media posts showing off expensive items like Rolex watches
Wicknell Chivayo, or Sir Wicknell, as he likes to be known to his 75,400 followers. The larger-than-life character flaunts his wealth online
Sidney Hambira Jr, whose father is one of Zimbabwe’s richest businessmen, even has a golden revolver that fires lipstick pellets. This picture next to an aircraft’s minibar is taken from his Instagram
Simba Chikore – who married Bona Mugabe three years ago – took over AirZim when his predecessor reportedly opposed a board resolution to make hundreds of workers redundant
Sidney Hambira Junior shows the lifestyle that comes with being the son of one of the nation’s wealthiest men. His father Sidney Senior has been a longtime friend of Mugabe