Simphiwe Ngema and Tino Chinyani call it quits

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Tino Chinyani, Simphiwe Ngema
Tino Chinyani, Simphiwe Ngema
Photo: Supplied by Tino Chinyani
  • In a lengthy Instagram post, actor Simphiwe Ngema announced that she and Tino Chinyani have ended their relationship.
  • She titled the breakup post: "An end to a beautiful story."
  • The couple welcomed their first child in June 2020. "Here's to friendship and dope ass co-parenting," she went on to say in the post.


Actor Simphiwe Ngema and TV personality Tino Chinyani have called it quits on their relationship. 

The shock announcement comes just weeks after the couple posted loved-up birthday tributes to each other on social media. 

"An end to a beautiful love story," Simphiwe titled the breakup post on Instagram. 

"This has been one of my greatest experiences, a beautiful love story of two people fighting all the odds to be together. I have learnt to love again, to feel again, to live again and to smile again. I will forever be grateful for everything you have taught me," Simphiwe captioned a photo of the pair together.  

"I pray that God gives us the strength and wisdom to raise our beautiful son. @tiyani_chinyani we will always be great parents to you and we will always be there for you," she went on to say. She ended the lengthy post: "Here's to friendship and dope ass co-parenting." 

Simphiwe and Tino welcomed their son, Tiyani Kemorena Michael Chinyani, in June 2020. The former Muvhango actor was previously married to actor Dumi Masilela, who died in 2017 in an attempted hijacking.  

Tino is yet to make an official statement on the couple's breakup. 

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