Thomas was born on the 12th of August 1980 in Guruve. He is of the Tembo Mazvimbakupa totem of the korekore tribe. Thomas grew up in Nyamhondoro village where he attended primary education. However, he could not go for his secondary academics as a result of ill health. As soon as Thomas quitted schooling, he started on stone sculpting. He gained a lot experience in 1996 from Sonwet Murombedzi and Edmore Maurukira who were doing stone works at Hwadaya village. After a year of hardworking he started making sales whilst displaying his sculptures at Hwadaya Gallery
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