Stand-up comedy ain’t easy. But for Tinaye Wayne Chiketa, this flows easily for him, effortlessly.
Tinaye Wayne Chiketa is a comedian in Zimbabwe, and his name is increasingly becoming familiar in comedy circles. He is passionate about what he does, and he always grabs opportunities when they come by.
Tinaye began his career in 2016 as a curtain-raiser to renowned and established comedians such as Carl Joshua Ncube, Doc Vikela and Q-Boss. That was a good test for the lad as a way of gaining confidence.
He is a student at the University of Zimbabwe, studying Marketing. His comedy touches personal issues, socio-political issues, relationships, and many other social and economic issues.
His inspiration comes from his personal life, and he likes talking about life that surrounds him.
He’s been doing shows around the country, and he also performs at Simuka Weekly Comedy shows.
Tinaye Wayne said,”Zim comedy is on the rise and I’m proud to be part of the people making this happen. This generation of comedians is lit and expect more!”
It’s safe to say that Tinaye is a comedian on the rise. And in another period of time we will be writing that he is a fully risen comedian.
The 23-year-old was nominated for the NAMA Awards in the Outstanding Comedian in Zimbabwe category.
He is a regular feature for satirical shows at Magamba Network such as The Week. He performed at this year’s Shoko Festival Comedy Night and it was a splendid performance. If you’re a comedy fanatic, you better look for Tinaye.