Its been two decades later and legendary icon Tinopona Mapereke Katsande still remains our consistent television sweetheart and over the top Joyce Huni from Zimbabwe’s best , most watched , award winning and successful primetime soapie Studio 263.
Also popularly known as Miss Tin Tin , she started her showbiz life as a pageant model in her teenage years after becoming Miss Mutare and becoming a finalist for Miss Zimbabwe in 1998.Her father sent her overseas to get education first in USA where she studied cosmetology.
When she came back thats when she auditioned for Studio 263 and got a small role of Joyce Huni.The writers of the show had to grow her character after seeing she was the most loved by fans and her excellent acting was getting amazing feedback.
The beautiful and poised Tinopona Katsande is the daughter of Zimbabwe’s first millionaire the late Chief Nyamukoho Samson Mapereke Katsande where many say she got genes of success and everything she touches turns gold as evidenced from all the entertainment projects she has done.
When she relocated to South Africa to join the rainbow country’s entertainment industry , she was called back to Zimbabwe to be radio personality on ZiFM Stereo and she was paired with her talented nephew T.K and they became the most iconic radio duo winning them an award.
Tinopona who is now happily married and a mother to two beautiful boys is now walking in her father’s footsteps after launching her backyard farming business which has gotten so much support from Zimbabweans who are helping her market her eggs with a hashtag #TinoFambaTino.