Tay Grin

Tay Grin

Name Tay Grin
Profession Rapper
Date of Birth 1984-06-15
Place of Birth Malawi
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Birth Sign Gemini

About Tay Grin

Malawian rapper who became one of the biggest names in African hip-hop with songs like “Break Out,” “The Beach” and “Chipapapa.” In 2014, he won the BEFFTA award for Best International African Act and was named as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by C.HUB Magazine.

Early Life of Tay Grin

He grew up idolizing American rappers like Jay Z and KRS-One. His big break came after a chance meeting with Alicia Keys’ manager Onree Gill in 2005.

Trivia

He is an entrepreneur who created the wireless public payphone company Phone Yanu.

Family Life

His real name is Limbani Kalilani.

Associated With

He once sang with American pop superstar Madonna at a party.

Michelle Paver

Michelle Paver

Name Michelle Paver
Profession Novelist
Date of Birth 1960-09-07
Place of Birth Malawi
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Birth Sign Virgo

About Michelle Paver

Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize winner for her novel Ghost Hunter, the final book in a six part fantasy series called Chronicles of Ancient Darkness. She then began writing a children’s series called Gods and Warriors.

Early Life of Michelle Paver

She studied biochemistry at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford where she received a first-class degree before becoming a law firm partner.

Trivia

Her father’s death in 1996 resulted in her taking a one-year sabbatical away from law to travel France and America. During this time, she authored her first book Without Charity.

Family Life

She was born in Malawi (then Nayasaland) to a Belgian mother and South African father who ran a newspaper. She moved to Wimbledon, England when she was three years old.

Associated With

She won the Guardian Award in 2010, the year after it was won by Mal Peet.

Titi Gagliasso

Titi Gagliasso

Name Titi Gagliasso
Profession Instagram Star
Date of Birth 2013-06-16
Place of Birth Malawi
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Birth Sign Gemini

About Titi Gagliasso

Daughter of actors Giovanna Ewbank and Bruno Gagliasso whose life is incredibly popular on Instagram. She has over 150,000 followers on the platform. 

Early Life of Titi Gagliasso

She was adopted by her parents from Africa in 2016.

Trivia

Her given name is Chissomo.

Family Life

She has an uncle Thiago and an aunt Paula on her father’s side. 

Associated With

Actress Juliana Knust attended her fifth birthday party. 

Bronte Campbell | Swimmer

Bronte Campbell | Swimmer

Name Bronte Campbell
Profession Swimmer
Date of Birth 1970-01-01
Place of Birth Malawi
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Birth Sign Taurus

About Bronte Campbell

Malawi-born Australian swimmer who represented her country at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She won three gold medals at the 2015 World Championships, a year after winning gold at the Pan Pacific Championship and Commonwealth Games.

Early Life of Bronte Campbell

She started swimming after moving to Australia in 2001. She won a gold medal in the 50-meter freestyle at the 2011 World Junior Swimming World Championships.

Trivia

In 2014, she and her Australian teammates set a women’s world record for the 4×100 freestyle relay.

Family Life

Her older sister, Cate Campbell, is also an Olympic swimmer and was part of the team that set the 4×100 record. She grew up in Blantyre, Malawi.

Associated With

She and Alicia Coutts both represented Australia at the 2012 Olympics.

Daliso Chaponda

Daliso Chaponda

Name Daliso Chaponda
Profession Comedian
Date of Birth 1979-11-29
Place of Birth Malawi
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Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Daliso Chaponda

Standup comedian who made a name for himself competing on Britain’s Got Talent in 2017. 

Early Life of Daliso Chaponda

He began his comedy career in Canada performing the one man show Feed This Black Man. 

Trivia

A talented fiction writer, he has penned science fiction, fantasy, and murder mystery stories for numerous publications. 

Family Life

His father, George, is a former Justice Minister for Malawi. 

Associated With

He scored a golden buzzer from Amanda Holden on Britain’s Got Talent.