His father is Zimbabwean and Nunga Nyunga ’s master Dumisani Maraire, and his mother is Zimbabwean.
He moved to the United States in 1972 and in 1976 Chiwoniso was born in Olympia, Washington.
When I was 4 years old, I played playing Nbira.
When I was nine years old, I participated in my parents' album.
In 1990 the family moved to Zimbabwe. Chiwonizo is a Zimbabwean but the holder of US Citizn.
Recently, I have stayed in Europe and the United States for a long time, but the base is located in Harare, Zimbabwe and plays music rooted in the tradition of Zimbabwe.
Major albums include 2001 "Ancient Voices", 2004 "Timeless", 2006 "Hupenyu Kumusha, Life at Home, Impilo Ekhaya. The Collaboration: Volume 1.", 2008 "Rebel Woman" and so on.
Performed at Sukiyaki Meets the World 2009 on August 23, 2009.
On July 24, 2013, she died in Chimungza, Zimbabwe, due to pneumonia. He was 37 years old.