|Other names||Ba Tapi Mukukuzvi|
|Alma mater||Seke 1 High|
|Years active||2017 to present|
|Known for||Creating Ray Vines Videos|
|Relatives||Precious Chiripowako, Alice Chiripowako, Ethel Chiripowako|
Ray Vines Mukukuzvi is a comedian popular for his small video clips that usually go viral on social media.
Ray Vines was born Melusi Chiripowako on 04 April 2008 to Maggie and Simon Chiripowako. He was raised in Chitungwiza unit L. He attended Tafadzwa Primary School & went to Seke 1 High for his secondary education. He is currently studying computer science at MSU.
Ray Vines is a creator/influencer/comedian, who creates short funny videos that trend on social media.
He has worked with cooperates such as First Mutual, Jet Zimbabwe, Steak and Chips and Unique Solar Systems to create marketing videos for their products.
Ray Vines has a registered company called MUKUKUZVI. Mukukuzvi is a Shona term which means gathering. Mukukuzvi as a brand sells merchandise like bags, jumpers/hoodies and t-shirts.
Mukukuzvi also has a creative hub in Gweru Zimbabwe that helps other creative young individuals in Zimbabwe showcase their talent.
Ray vines has won 2 awards so far
- Glam Awards Best rising star
- Glam Awards Best young act.
Ray Vines is motivated by the likes of Gringo and Mukadota