His death was confirmed by a family member Tafadzwa Shito who said Chigumba died at a local hospital where he had been admitted.
In 2020 there were reports that he had divorced Chido Chigumba (nee Chimutanda). The reports further stated that he had abandoned his wife and customarily married Ashley Bofu, whom he met at an upmarket joint Pablos nightclub where she worked as a bartender.
- Businessman Chigumba in messy divorce, abandons wife for bar tender, Zim Morning Post, Published: December 3, 2020, Retrieved: January 22, 2021
- Advent, Christopher Chigumba Has Succumbed To COVID-19, Pindula News, Published: January 22, 2021, Retrieved: January 22, 2021