South African ex-convict, entrepreneur, and former National Alliance staffer Kenny Kunene was born on October 21, 1970.
Kunene started a shebeen consuming alcohol following work while employed as a hs English teacher and started committing crimes like robbery and fraud.
He was found guilty of operating a Ponzi scam in 1997 and sentenced to six years behind bars.
Kunene became a great speaker and was involved in local politics while in prison.
Later, he launched a bar called ZAR and had a reputation for throwing extravagant events.
He stirred controversy in 2011 by throwing “sushi parties” where attendees dined on sushi from the torsos of semi-naked women.
Kunene launched Yookoo Rides, a phone app for car-hailing services, in February 2019.
His Early life
However, in authentic sources, there are not many details about his parents. Nevertheless, we have discovered that his grandparents and mother raised Kenny Kunene.
The mother of Kunene has worked as a spiritual healer and evangelist.
The family’s only source of income when he was growing up close to Odendaalsrus was his grandmother.
Active in student activism since the 1980s, Kunene spent six months in prison just at the age of 15 for his part in rallies and student uprisings in the Federal Republic.