Taurai Chinofura was born at Nyadiri hospital in Mrewha UMP(Uzumba-Maramba-Pfungwe)province, Zimbabwe. He is the third born in a family of 5, 4 boys and 1 girl.
He did his primary education at Resthavean Primary School in Domboshava from 1991 to 1997. At school he joined the art and crafts movement when he was in Grade 3.
He learnt to make wire toys and drawing people, birds and animals. He was interested in drawing people and animals using pencil and paints and started stone carving in 2008 under the tution of Wahsington Musonza.
Washington taught him to work on different types of stones and learnt to make figures, people, birds and abstracts. He uses different types of stones like Springstone, Cobalt, Opal and many more. He also uses some ideas from his late brother Robert Chinofura, who was also an artist.