Zimbabwean businessman Genius Kadungure, better known as Ginimbi died in the early hours of this morning in a car accident. He was coming back from fitness fundi Moana's birthday party, which was held at his night club Dreams Nightlife Club.
He passed away with three other friends who were with him. The birthday girl Moana, Elisha and Karim.
According to Twitter user @DKuwanga, Ginimbi was allegedly speeding and trying to overtake cars when the accident took place. The driver whose car he overtook watched on as he collided with the second car he wanted to overtake.
Here are 5 facts about the famous musician:
1. He had a large family.
Genius Kadungure was born into a family of four members, his date of birth was 10 October 1984. It was his family that gave him the nickname Ginimbi which he used for his Facebook profile.
2. He had connections.
Genius's first big contract was through a friend who worked at the Angolan Airways offices. Thanks to him he scored big and followed up with a number of other clients, selling gas to them.
3. He was no stranger to the law.
Genius was arrested in 2014 for allegedly committing fraud to the tune of R1,581,890. His alleged victim was Chegutu West Dexter Nduna the managing director of Badon Enterprises, a Zanu-PF member.
4. He was "rich" rich.
He had an estimated net worth of something between R153 000 000 and R1 530 000 000, a crazy amount and a huge difference in the estimates.
5. He had a fleet of luxury cars.
He had a soft spot for luxury cars and had a fleet that would make any millionaire jealous, in his garage he had a Rolls Royce, Mercedes Benz S Class, Ferrari and other shiny toys.
In other news, Briefly.co.za previously reported that a Kaizer Chiefs youth player tragically passed away in a car accident. Kaizer Chiefs Under 19 Youth Development Academy player, James McFarlane tragically died after being involved in a car accident on Thursday. The academy star was only 18-years-old. He regularly featured in the under 17 national team, Amajimbos. His death was confirmed by his managing agency, Siyavuma Sports Group on Friday. The agency released a statement.
The statement read: “It’s with a very heavy heart that we advise that James McFarlane, Kaizer Chiefs U19 and SA national U17 team player has passed away in a tragic accident. We have lost one of our family.”
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