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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Tariro Mharapara (Butterfly)

Butterfly claimed her fame when she participated in the reality show Big Brother Africa. With her very different style and unique hairstyles, you will never forget her once you see her. Get to know more about the unique DJ Butterfly in our top ten things you didn’t know.


1. Butterfly birth name is Tariro Mharapara.

2. She got the nickname Butterfly because just like a butterfly she started off in a cocoon then rose to face challenges.

3. She attended Barwick Primary where she used to play Hockey and went to Gateway College for her secondary education before enrolling at Speciss College for her A’ Levels.

4. Although she didn’t study journalism, Butterfly is a well known radio and television presenter as well as producer.

5. Her dream growing up was to be part of a national sports team but she never made it, that inspired her to try out representing Zimbabwe in the Big Brother Africa show.

6. She describes herself as fun, loving unique and feisty.

7. Butterfly is inspired by people from all walks of life, dead, young, legends or ordinary, she says she tries to take important lessons from everyone’s life stories.

8. She loves reading and some of her all time favorite books are The Firm, The Long Goodbye, The Sherlock Holmes series and The Bible.

9. Butterfly is a single mommy of two

10. She enjoys watching the show, Chopped and her favorite food is rice with peanut butter according to her borther.

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