Tonderai was born October 5th, 1983. In his family Tonderai is the first born in a family of three. Tonderai in his early life attended primary school at Gwingai Primary School and moved on to Mbare High School for his O Levels. As young as 15 he was washing and polishing stones for other artists as he took interest in the skill of being a master of stone. Tonderai graduated at a local university and started carving stone sculptures. Lovers was the first titled peace of art he sculpted. Tonderai is happily married and has one child whom is his pride and joy.