Diamond Platnumz Biography, Songs, And Net Worth via Afrokonnect.
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Diamond Platnumz is an award-winning Tanzanian singer, Songwriter and a dancer who calls himself the Rolls Royce musician.
He is also the founder and Managing Director (MD) of WCB Wasafi/Wasafi Media/Zoom Production,
Diamond Platnumz is the first African musician to own a television and radio station called Wasafi Tv and Wasafi Radio respectively,
Platnumz sings Bongo Flava and Afro-pop music, Asides being a singer and a songwriter Diamond Platnumz also plays the piano, guitar and drums.
He is currently signed under the WCB Wasafi record label.
Diamond Platnumz Biography and Net Worth
Now is time we talk about the Tanzanian Superstar starting with his background information.
Diamond Platnumz was born on the 2nd of October 1989 in Tandale Dar es Salaam to Mr and Mrs Juma.
His real birth name is Nasibu Abdul Juma though he’s popularly and known as Diamond Platnumz and he is a Muslim by religion.
Diamond Platnumz noticed his interest in music in the year 2000,
but his mum insisted he completed his formal education before venturing into the music industry.
As a result, he went for his O’levels and graduated in 2006,
He spoke with his mum about his plans to become a musician and she gave him her blessings,
Following his graduation, Diamond Started making music professionally.
Even though his mum was of the opinion that he goes to school first,
She was very supportive to the extent that she gave him her gold ring to sell so he could pay for his studio sessions and music productions in 2007.
During that time Diamond Platnumz had a rough time financially but he still didn’t give up,
Instead, he attributed all those challenges as motivation and he went on to get better.
While he was still in the street and pushing his music Diamond Platnumz used to work in a fuel station and did other menial jobs to make more money.
In 2009 Diamond Platnumz finally got his biggest breakthrough in the Tanzanian music industry,
His songs started getting massive attention and people from all over Africa starting liking him,
So in 2013, he decided to learn English so that he could sing in English because he wanted music to go global.
Ever since then it has been from grace to grace for the Tanzanian singer as he’s went on to release some of the biggest songs and project.
Over the years Diamond has released some amazing albums and songs including;
- Lala Salama – 2012
- A boy from Tandale – 2018
Diamond Platnumz Songs
- Nataka Kulewa – 2012
- Kesho – 2012
- Number One – July 2013
- Number One Remix (Featuring Davido) – January 2014
- JEJE – 2020
Diamond Platnumz Biography and Net Worth
Awards and Nominations
- Best Upcoming Artist at the Tanzania Music Awards – 2010
- Kamwambie was awarded as the Best Song at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2010
- Nominated as the Best New Artist at the MTV Africa Music Awards – 2010
- Best R and B Song at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2010
- Diamond Platnumz was nominated as the Best Male Singer at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2011
- Best Male Artist nominee at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2011
- Nominated Mbagala for the Best Afro Pop Song Tanzania Artist Awards – 2011
- Mbagala was nominated for Best Video at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2011
- Best Male Artist at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
- He won the Best Song Writer at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
- Nominated as the Best Male Singer Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
- Moyo Wangu was named as the Best Music Video at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
- Nominated Moyo Wangu as the Best Song of the year at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
- Best Male Artist in Tanzania at the Nzumari Awards – 2012
- Afro Pop Song of the Year at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2012
- Best Male Artist at the Tanzania Artist Awards – 2013
- Diamond Platnumz was named Best Male Singer at Tanzania Artist Awards – 2013
Personal Life and Relationship
As a public figure Diamond Platnumz Can’t shy away from the media and their Intrusion to his private life,
Diamond Platnumz was once married to a South African based Ugandan businesswoman known as “Zari Hassan”,
The same woman He he has two children with,
After His separation with Zari Hassan he had another child with “Hamisa Mobeto”, who was a model,
After which he got into a relationship with Tanasha Donna Oketch – a Kenyan based radio presenter, who is currently pregnant for him.
So far that all we know about his past relationship and Baby Mama’s.
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Diamond Platnumz’s Cars, Houses, Endorsements and Net Worth
According to reports Diamond Platnumz has a gold plated house worth millions in Tanzania, where he currently sides.
As expected, he also has an array of luxurious cars,
Some of which are a white Rolls Royce Phantom worth over $200,000, a 2014 Hummer H3, 2015 Toyota Land Cruiser Sport Utility Car, and an orange Ferrari among others.
- Diamond Platnumz is an Ambassador of Pepsi Tanzania
- Ambassador of Air Tanzania
- He is an ambassador of Luc Belaire Wine France
- Malaria no More Ambassador (Tanzania)
- Coca Cola Brand Ambassador (Tanzania)
- Brand Ambassador of Dstv Decoder
Diamond Platnumz Net Worth
From to our research we found out that Diamon Platnumz has an estimated net worth of $6million according to Forbes.
6 million United States dollars is equivalent to 13,914,000,000 Tanzanian Shilling.
Below is an interview of Diamond Platnumz with Wasafi Media where he talked extensively about a lot of things:
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