|Real Name/Full Name||Kudakwashe Regimond Tagwirei|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Tagwirei|
|Birth Place:||Shurugwi, Zimbabwe|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||12 February 1969|
|Age/How Old:||54 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm |
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 70 Kg|
In Pounds – 154 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Phineas Tagwirei |
Mother – Unknown
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Sandra Mpunga Tagwirei|
|Net Worth:||$1.5 Billion|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Kudakwashe Regimond Tagwirei is a popular Zimbabwean businessman who has a great interest in the energy sector. He is the founder and CEO of Sakunda Holdings Group. He also has strong ties with prominent politicians such as Zimbabwe African National Union and Patriotic Front leaders. His company was involved in government projects like Command Agriculture in 2016. He happens to be the adviser of President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Biography and Early Life
Tagwirei was born on 19 February 1969 in Shurugwi, Zimbabwe. His real names are Kadakwashe Regimond Tagwire. His father is the late Phineas Tagwire. His father has been described as a modest man who was a member of the seventh-day Adventist. His father died in 2018 from prostate cancer at Trauma Centre in Borrowdale. His burial was attended by government officials, which almost halted the government business. Some of the prominent people who attended his send-off are Emmerson Mnangagwa and Constantino Chiwenga.
Tagwirei has not disclosed much information concerning his background. His mother’s name is not known as well as his siblings.
Kudakwashe Tagwirei has not shared any information concerning his educational background. However, he must have been a very educated person looking at his abilities in the business sector. Also, he came from a rich family and must have received one of the best education during his time.
Personal Life: Wife, Family, Kids, Children, etc.
Tagwirei is a family man, although he never discloses much of his personal information. His wife’s name is Sandra Mpunga Tagwirei. Nevertheless, he has not disclosed much concerning his family as to whether they have children and how old their children are.
Is Tagwirei Gay?
No. Tagwirei has a straightforward sexual. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumors. He is, however, very secretive, and other than the name of his wife, she never shares his personal information with the public.
Tagwirei is a professional businessman who is currently the CEO at Sakunda Holdings Group. He is much interested in the energy sector. Before founding Sakunda in 2005, he worked for Zimpost as the IT Consultant and later joined CBZ bank working as the senior manager. While here, he served as the one responsible for Systems Development. He became the Regional Product Manager at Interlink (Private) Limited for product support in that telecoms support company.
Kudakwashe has also been linked with Landela, which is a subsidiary commodity trading firm, Sotic International Limited. The company is a joint venture with a Russian-led Darwendale platinum mine project. In July 2019, it was reported that Tagwirei holds more than 30% shares of CBZ Holdings, which is one of the largest banks in Zimbabwe. Great Dyke Investment (GDI) reported in October 2019 that Landela and Afromet JSC had equal 50% stakes in the mine project.
He has also been involved in gold mining which has been mentioned in on p31 Cartel Power Dynamics in Zimbabwe under The Mining Cartels. As per the available information, Tagwirei has moved into the gold mining sector through Sotic International, a Mauritius-based company. Sotic has acquired such companies as Bindura Nickel Company (BNC), Freda Rebecca gold mine, and Shamva Mine.
He has also been involved in command agriculture and helps to mobilize finance for the government. This Command Agriculture was a program funded by the government through the issuance of treasury bills. However, the program was opposed by opposition parties and even alleged as an illegal program.
Although Kuda has been a successful businessman, it was alleged by Newsday in October 2018 that he was under investigation by the police. He has close ties with the president, Emmerson Mnangagwa. He was called in for investigation and questioning over allegations for his role in the foreign currency black market. The police and CIO also wanted to get to his home for more investigations but were unable to do so after he left Harare and went together with Constantino Chiwenga to Wedza in a military helicopter.
Awards and Achievements
Kudakwashe Tagwirei has been a very successful man in his business career. Although he has not received any awards so far, he has greatly contributed to the growth of the Zimbabwean economy. Through his business dealings, he has a lot of achievements and amassed a good amount of wealth to himself.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tagwirei in 2023
Tagwirei is one of the richest men in Zimbabwe. He has accumulated an estimated net worth of $1.5 billion and is the fourth richest man in Zimbabwe.
He bought a luxurious car worth a million for Emmerson Mnangagwa in October 2019. He also bought for Constantino Chiwenga, Kembo Mohadi, their wives, and several other top government officials.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Kudakwashe Tagwirei is the fourth richest person in Zimbabwe.
- His father was a very popular man, and his burial was attended by various prominent leaders.
Tagwirei is one of the most popular persons in Zimbabwe. He has worked with various companies and also set up his own company called Sakunda Holdings, which was founded in 2005. Although he has been involved in a scandal, he will always be remembered for his good work and his contribution to his nation.