Chipo Bizure
Chipo Bizure
BornChipo Evah Bizure
NationalityZimbabwe
Occupation
  • Actor.
Parent(s)Susan Zvavare

Chipo Bizure is a Zimbabwean actress celebrated for her role in Studio 263 in which she played the role of Eve.

Career

Bizure became a celebrity when she featured in the famous Zimbabwean TV Show 263Chat while she was still a full-time student studying for her O' Levels. Before she joined Studio 263, Bizure had been pursuing modeling and she was among girls auditioning for Miss Teen in Harare in 2003 when a friend told her that Studio 263 producers were looking for models to feature in a scene about Miss Harare pageant. She got the temporary role but did so well in the episode that the producers decided to make her character more permanent.[1]

She starred as Eve (derived from her middle name, Evah), girlfriend of Muvengwa (Nevernay Chinyanga). She captivated many viewers by how she was able to manipulate her "sugar daddy" Muwengwa to get her way.

Filmography

  • Stage Plays*
    • Alone But Together
    • Waiting for Constitution
    • What they said, What they got
    • Rituals
    • Heal the Wounds
    • Harvest of Thorns

Pictures

Personal Life

Bizure has said that they were paid quite well at her acting job at Studio 263 that she helped her mother complete building her house in Dzivarasekwa while she was still in form 4.

Chipo's first marriage was to fellow 263 actor Denzel Burutsa with whom she had a child before parting ways. She went on to marry two other men all of whom she eventually divorced. One of the men, Mapanda Kashweka is said to have abused her during their marriage which eventually resulted in their breakup. Her third marriage was to Silvanos Mudekunye but they also went separate ways.[2]

Bizure has a daughter.

Arrest

In June 2021, Daily News reported that Chipo Bizure was arrested for allegedly causing a scene at her married boyfriend’s house.

Bizure was ringing the intercom uncontrollably and banging the gate demanding to see the married boyfriend which then created a scene. It is reported that she then got arrested after clashing with her lover’s wife.[3] Bizure was freed on $2 000 bail after appearing in court facing malicious damage to property and disorderly conduct charges. Reports states she would stand trial on June 23 2021.[4]

References

  1. Godwin Muzari, Bizure revisits Muwengwa scenes on Studio 263, The Herald, Published:05 Aug 2016, Retrieved: 24 Oct 2018
  2. Chipo Bizure, The Sunday Mail, Published: No Date Given, Retrieved: April 8, 2015
  3. Blessings Mashaya, Actress arrested after clashing with lover’s wife, Daily News, Published: June 14, 2021, Retrieved: June 15, 2021
  4. Actress trial date set, Daily News, Published: June 15, 2021, Retrieved: June 15, 2021