Simbi Phiri's Wife - His Brilliant Companion

She turned 50 in 2021!

By  | Apr 19, 2022, 07:11 AM  | Relationships

Sikanyisiwe Simbi Phiri, Simbi Phiri
Simbi Phiri is a well-known tycoon in Malawi whose work and wealth speak for him more than he actually speaks.

Besides founding and running Khato Civils and the South Zambezi Consortium which are among the biggest construction companies in the Southern African region and have operations in Malawi, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, and even Ghana, Simbi Phiri is also well-known for his works of philanthropy.

But while we know and admire Simbi Phiri for all his works, the woman who has been behind him for all these years is rarely ever talked about.  Well today, we are about to change that fact as we will be talking about Simbi Phiri’s wife and everything there’s to know about her. 

When they say that behind every successful man there is a woman, they really mean it.

Who is Simbi Phiri’s wife?

Simbi Phiri's wife, source: Engineering news

Simbi Phiri’s wife is a beautiful light-skinned woman called Mrs. Sikanyisiwe Simbi Phiri who is originally from Zimbabwe.

Simbi Phiri’s wife is 50-years old although we honestly think that she can pass for a 40-year-old given her youthful appearance.

For her 50th birthday, the Phiri’s family pulled out all the stops to ensure that the day was nothing short of glamorous. It is reported that one of the most expensive artists in Africa- Koffi Olomide, and South Africa’s queen of dance Makhadzi, got to perform at the event.

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What does Simbi Phiri’s wife do?

Sikanyisiwe Phiri is every bit as involved in Khato Civils as her husband. She serves as the director of corporate services of Khato Civils and South Zambezi.

In a past interview with Africa Live, Simbi Phiri disclosed that his wife's connections helped him when he founded Khato Civils. He has also always commended her for being a brilliant and supportive wife.

Now if you needed the definition of a power couple then, there you have it. Also, if you have dreams of becoming successful, then choose your partner wisely.

When did Simbi Phiri and his wife get married?

It is not clear where or when Simbi and his wife met although according to a few sources the two were husband and wife when Simbi founded Khato Civils.

Details of their wedding date have also not been provided. However, it is certainly clear that the two were just meant for each other.

Simbi Phiri's children

Together with his wife, Simbi Phiri has been blessed with three children although their names have not been disclosed.

One of Simbi’s sons got married in 2016 in a glamorous event that was attended by major political rivals including President Lazarus Chakwera and former president Arthur Peter Mutharika.

Where do Simbi Phiri and his wife live?

Simbi Phiri with his wife, source: Facebook

The Chairman of Khato Civils and his family reside in their beautiful three-storey mansion at his Mchinji farm.

In 2018, it was reported that Simbi Phiri constructed over 50 modern houses for his “neighbours” in Lumbe village in an effort to transform the village from a traditional setup and alleviate the living conditions of the 50 or more families.

Is Simbi Phiri the richest man in Malawi?

As of 2022, Simbi Phiri has an estimated net worth of about $190 million and he is among the top five richest people in Malawi

Dr. Thom Mpinganjira who has a net worth of about $220 million takes the mantle of the richest person in Malawi, Simbi Phiri follows closely in the second position but he has a lot of potential.
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