Vimbai Mutinhiri is a professional model from Harare, Zimbabwe, best known for being a contestant on the sixth season of the reality competition Big Brother Africa, in 2011. She was the 16th housemate evicted on day 84.
Vimbai, born February 18 1987, is the daughter of well-known politicians Ambrose and Tracy Mutinhiri.
Before returning to Zimbabwe, Vimbai was based in Cape Town where she was a full time model and also studied at the University of Cape Town.
She appeared on the cover of True Love and Drum magazines, some of the leading South African fashion and lifestyle magazines.
Vimbai is not just a pretty face – the young lady from Harare has a Bachelor of Social Science degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics and speaks 4 languages – English, Shona, French and Basic Serbian.
Vimbai's favourite place in Zimbabwe is Nyanga in the Eastern Highlands, because "it's a fresh, peaceful place with plenty of great hotels, spas and golf courses".
She says the best thing about her country is the people: "we have been through ups and downs, yet every Zimbabwean still makes it through the day with a positive attitude and a smile".
Vimbai's role model is one-time Miss World turned Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai, and the best advice Vimbai has ever personally received comes from TB Joshua: "If you have not tasted poverty, you will not be able to manage blessing. If you have not tasted humiliation, you will to be able to manage honour. All high places are slippery places".
Vimbai boasts other prestigious titles like Miss Global Face of “Bio Oil”, which saw her feature as the cover girl in a number of reputable glossy magazines.
She also did commercials for giant cellular network provider MTN and is currently a Television Host on Star Gist, a hot daily entertainment show on DStv's Africa Magic.
Her vital statistic are:
Date of Birth: February 18, 1987
Star sign: Aquarius
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