'Young, Famous & African': Inside Diamond Platnumz's business empire and net worth
Diamond Platnumz isn't just an artist, he's a dancer, philanthropist, businessman, and more!
If you've ever wondered what it's like to live the high life, then Netflix's 'Young, Famous & African' is here to show you how South Africa's rich and famous live it up. As per the synopsis of the series, "Young, Famous & African' follows a group of young, affluent, and famous media personalities from across the continent who come together in Joburg on a quest to make new connections, find love, and possibly rekindle old flames. These jetsetters will see their relationships and patience tested as they mingle with the who's who of African entertainment. The series stars Khanyi Mbau, Diamond Platnumz, Annie Macaulay-Idibia, Innocent' 2baba' Idibia, Nadia Nakai, Swanky Jerry, Zari 'The Boss Lady', Naked DJ, Kayleigh Schwark, and Andile Ncube."
Who is Diamond Platnumz?
Nasibu Abdul Juma Issack, known by his stage name, Diamond Platnumz, is a Bongo Flava recording artist, dancer, philanthropist, and businessman. He was born on October 2, 1989, in Tandale, Dar es Salaam and is of Ha heritage. At 17, Diamond Platnumz was selling clothes to earn money in order to record his music. His first single was 'Toka Mwanzo', a Bongo Flava song fused with R&B. While it achieved no commercial success, his single 'Kamwambie' is what put him in the spotlight, seeing that it won three Tanzania Music Awards.
With regard to his personal life, Diamond is a Muslim and the father of four children. He has two children with his former partner, businesswoman Zari Hassan, one child with Tanzanian model Hamisa Mobeto and one child with Kenyan model and musician Tanasha Donna.
His net worth
Diamond Platnumz has a net worth of $7 million, as per Glusea.com. He is the founder and CEO of WCB Wasafi Record Label, Zoom Extra, Wasafi Bet, and Wasafi Media. He was also the first Africa-based artist to rake up a combined total of 900 million YouTube views. In addition to this, he is also the brand ambassador for brands like Pepsi, Parimatch Africa, Nice One, and Coral Paints.
Catch 'Young, Famous & African' on Netflix from March 18, 2022, onwards.