Cathy Chapungu Biography ,age, career and Comedy

Real name of Dhafu Zimbabwean comedian Cathy Chapungu is well-known for her Naiza Boom-written YouTube and social media sketches.

Biography profile of Cathy Chapungu

Cathy Chapungu Biography
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Full name : Cathy Chapungu
Gender : Female
Age : 40 years old
Date of birth : 29 October 1983
Place of birth : Chitungwiza,Harare province
Nationality : Zimbabwean
Occupation : actress and comedian
Instagram : @dhafunaizaboomofficial

Early life of Cathy

Dhafu was born on October 29, 1983 in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe’s capital city. Dhafu is from a three-person household and resides in Chitungwiza. Prior to attending Seke 1 High, Cathy Chapungu attended Chinemberi Primary School for her elementary education.

Career of Cathy Chapungu

Cathy Chapungu Biography
Image of comedian Cathy AKA Dhafu from Naizaboom

After being approached by Naiza Boom while she was filming a cameo for him in a music video, she decided to pursue acting in 2018. She became popular for performing in sketches written by Naiza Boom with Jatiwero, Empress Vovo, Nozihlobo Moyo as Senzeni, Takunda Claude Nyakauru (Jedza), Wayne Mugoti as Dhimba, Myron Kudakwashe Muskwe as Ozemwa, Tilda Chingombe as Tilda, Anyway Muzira as Netsai and Shyline Chalimba as Paida. [1]

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Dhafu is now aiming for local television stations after her sketches achieved enormous popularity on social media. More than 100,000 people subscribe to her YouTube channel, and she has been in various commercials for well-known companies including Doves, Lafarge, and Senditoo.

Dhafu claims that her acting has not changed her lifestyle despite her sudden popularity. She has received encouragement from her friends and family, and she views the comedy community as akin to a family.

Personal life of Cathy Chapungu

Cathy said in an interview that she is married but didn’t mention the name of her husband. She is also blessed with three Children but their names are not yet known.


Dhafu and her group have significantly influenced Zimbabwe’s entertainment scene, especially in the field of humor. In a style that is both instructive and entertaining, their sketches offer a sarcastic commentary on societal concerns as well as workable answers. They have a sizable social media following and have even caught the interest of well-known corporations for possible advertising opportunities. [2]

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