Fanuel Tonganayi is a Zimbabwean actor who is known for portraying the character Firimoni in the local series “Gringo”.

Fanuel Tonganayi
Born Fanuel Tonganayi
  • Actor
Known for Being Firimoni in the local series Gringo


He did primary and secondary education in Bindura before coming to Harare.[1]


Tonganayi joined ZBC as a driver in 1993 and ferried several drama crews to their shooting locations as part of my job. He left ZBC and is currently into farming and he spends most of his time in Hurungwe where he is majoring in tobacco production and a grinding mill business in Hurungwe.[2]


  1. I miss Madhumbe — Firimoni, NewsDay, published: June 21, 2012, retrieved: September 2, 2016
  2. Godwin Muzari, Firimoni: A dull character that brightened ‘Gringo’, Herald, published: September 2, 2016, retrieved: September 2, 2016