Kudzai Machokoto popularly known for being the fourth wife of late English drummer and co-founder of the rock band ‘Cream’, Ginger Baker. She is a Zimbabwean housemaker and supporter of her husband and together since 2010. However, the couple had to separate due to the demise of Baker in October 2019 in Canterbury hospital.
Furthermore, he was suffering from a chronic disease for a long time. After his death, Baker’s eldest daughter accused his fourth wife of isolating him from his children on his deathbed, according to Dailymail on 20 July 2020. Also, it states that Kudzai allegedly threatens Ginger in a series of emails to disinherit his children, as well as, children are not aware where his ashes are.
Kudzai Machokoto: Bio, Family, Career
Very little known about the widow of later drummer Baker since she lives a very private life hiding away from the media. She was born during the year 1982 which makes her age around 38 as of now. She grew up in a financially unstable environment and no information available on her parents or siblings.
Further, she did several odd jobs to help her financially. Regarding her education, she has completed her basic education from her hometown. Though she has not documented details of her academics qualification.
Kudzai Machokoto’s husband previous marriages:
As stated earlier, Kudzai is the fourth wife of drummer Baker. Previously he had married thrice and divorced thrice as well. He married his first wife, Liz Flinch, at the age of 19. Together they had first-child, Ginette Karen, on 20 December 1960. His second daughter, Leda, born on 20 February 1968. His youngest child Kofi Streatfield Baker, born in March 1969. However, she left him after she found out that he was sleeping with a friend of his teenage daughter.
Then he married his second wife, Sarah, 18 in 1983. But this married didn’t go well and eventually, he filed for divorce When he discovered she was cheating on him with a younger man. Att he age of 50, he remarried thrice to a pretty young blonde Karen. She was a friend of his hairdresser which also lasted for a brief time.
After many years, he moved to South Africa where he met his fourth wife, Machokoto. Prior to their married in 2010, they waited two years to understand each other. The duo has an age ago of forty-two years and was together until the death of Baker.
Kudzai Machokoto’s husband illness & death:
During the 1960s, he has struggled a lot with heroin, further, he also tried to stop 29 times stopped using drugs. He once said that he had the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from years of heavy smoking, and chronic back pain from degenerative osteoarthritis in February 2013. After three years in 2016, he was diagnosed with ‘serious heart issues’ and canceled all future gigs.
In the same year in June, he reported that he is recovering from open-heart surgery. But he further had also suffered a bad fall that caused swollen legs and feet. Later he reported suffering a critical illness and admitted to hospital on 25 September 2019. Unfortunately, he passed away on 6 October 2019 at the age of 80 at a hospital in Canterbury. Then he had a private funeral service held on 23 October 2019 in Canterbury, Kent, attended by his close family and friends.
Kudzai Machokoto: Net Worth, Height, Social Media profiles.
Since she has been living a low key life away from the media and recognized as a homemaker, her earning is under review. Therefore, there is not much information available on her work or salary. According to sources, her net worth has an estimation of around $100 thousand. There are assumptions that she maybe got a significant amount from her husband’s wealth as well.
The private person is not active over different social media platforms on Instagram or Twitter. Maybe she does not prefers to stay in the limelight, however, she sometimes made headlines in the media. Further, she has black hair and eyes color. her body stands to a height of 5 feet 4 inches or 1.63 meters.