Who is Diamond Platnumz?
Diamond Platnumz is a Tanzanian Bongo Flava recording artist, dancer, songwriter and philanthropist. He is also known by the nickname “Chibu Dangote” by his fans. Bongo Flava is another name for Tanzanian music.
Diamond Platnumz’s real name is Nasibu Abdul Juma Issack. He was born on October 2, 1989, in Tandale Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He is 32 years old as of March 2022. Diamond Platnumz is of the Ha heritage and a devout Christian. He was raised by his parents, Abdul Juma and Sanura Kassim, in Dar.
He has two sisters, Queen Darlene who is also a musician, and Esma Platnumz who is an entrepreneur and socialite. He is also the cousin of Romeo Abdul Jones, a popular Tanzanian socialite and DJ.
Diamond Platnumz had his nursery education at Chakula Bora Nursery School and graduated in 1995. After that, he attended Tandale Magharibi Primary School in 1996 and graduated in 2002. He did not have an opportunity to further his education as a result of a lack of funds.
Diamond Platnumz marriage and wedding
As of the time of publishing this article, Diamond Platnumz is divorced and has not remarried. The artiste was previously married to South-African-based Ugandan businesswoman and socialite, Zari Hassan. They separated in 2018.
According to reports, Diamond Platnumz is currently in a relationship with an undisclosed lady whose identity he is yet to reveal.
About Diamond Platnumz and Zari Hassan marriage
Zari Hassan (also known as Zari The Boss Lady) is a South African-based Ugandan businesswoman and socialite. Zari and Diamond Platnumz got married in 2017 at a private wedding ceremony, three years after they made their relationship public. They separated in 2018 after two kids.
How Diamond Platnumz and Zari Hassan met
Zari and Diamond Platnumz first met on Twitter when Zari sent him a DM to invite him to her all-white party. Diamond then directed her to speak to his manager. She spoke to his manager who spoke to Diamond on her behalf, stating that Zari was also a celebrity just like him. They later met on a flight to Uganda and had the chance to have a conversation and exchange numbers. After this meeting, they occasionally hung out and officially announced their romantic relationship in 2014.
About Zari Hassan’s first husband
Diamond Platnumz is not Zari Hassan’s first husband. According to reports, Zari was previously married to her Ivan Semwango, a Ugandan-born socialite who died in 2017 after slipping into a coma. Zari and her ex-husband Ivan were married for twelve years and blessed with three boys named Pinto, Quincy and Didy.
Diamond Platnumz and Zari Hassan’s divorce
In 2018, Zari Hassan ended her marriage with Diamond Platnumz after receiving proof of his infidelity. She revealed that she had always defended Diamond’s bad deeds but Diamond didn’t do the same for her. On an episode of the Netflix reality show, “Young, Famous and African”, Zari admitted that she had known about Diamond Platnumz’s cheating escapades all along, but chose to be mute about it for peace to reign.
Reacting to the allegations of infidelity, Diamond Platnumz stated that he knew he had wronged Zari more than she wronged him, but added that what hurt him the most was that Zari had something to do with Nigerian musician Peter Okoye and her gym instructor at the same time she was in a relationship with him. After confronting her, she explained herself and he had to let it go.
Zari Hassan and Diamond Platnumz have moved on with their lives and are doing a good job co-parenting their two children – Tiffah Dangote and Prince Nillan.
List of women Diamond Platnumz has married or dated:
The self-acclaimed “Rolls Royce Musician” has been romantically linked to several women. They include:
- Wema Sepetu
- Zari Hassan
- Hamisa Mobetto
- Tanasha Donna
About Diamond Platnumz and Wema Sepetu relationship
Wema Sepetu is a Tanzanian actress and former beauty queen. She was a former Miss Tanzania titleholder in 2006. She was born on September 28, 1990, and is currently 31 years old as of March 2022. Wema Sepetu and Diamond Platnumz dated between 2012 and 2014 in an on-and-off affair. The reason for their split, according to reports, was infidelity on Diamond Platnumz’s part. He reportedly cheated on Sepetu with Jokate Mwengelo, her supposed best friend.
There were other speculations of domestic abuse which Diamond never confirmed. Wema Sepetu raised some eyebrows in the media when she openly admitted that she missed how Diamond Platnumz used to beat her up.
She also revealed she had a blood covenant with Diamond Platnumz but was unsure if the covenant is still working or not. In an Instagram post, she admitted she doesn’t see Diamond Platnumz as a lover but as a person.
About Diamond Platnumz and Hamisa Mobetto relationship
Hamisa Mobetto is a Tanzanian singer, model, businesswoman and socialite. She was born on December 10, 1994, in Mwanza Tanzania. She is currently 27 years old as of March 2022. She is the CEO of a fashion brand called Mobetto Styles which also has a children’s arm called Mobetto Kids Corner.
Diamond Platnumz and Hamisa Mobetto met on the set of Diamond’s music video for “Salome” in 2016. Hamisa Mobetto happened to be the video vixen in the video. She revealed that she wasn’t really into Diamond Platnumz when they first met but later grew fond of him. The sweet relationship turned sour following speculations that Hamisa Mobetto was trying to use witchcraft to lure Diamond Platnumz into marriage.
According to reports, Hamisa Mobetto miscarried three times while in a relationship with Diamond Platnumz, before giving birth to a son named Dylan Abdul Naseeb who was born in 2017.
About Diamond Platnumz and Tanasha Donna relationship
Tanasha Donna Barbieri Oketch is a Kenyan artist and entrepreneur. She was born on July 7, 1995. She is 27 years old as of March 2022. Diamond Platnumz and Tanasha Donna met when the singer was still in a relationship with his ex-wife, Zari Hassan.
They first met in a club in 2017 but Diamond didn’t show interest until late 2018. Their relationship lasted for a year before they had a fallout. Of all the women Diamond Platnumz had dated, Tanasha Donna was the only one he was serious about and wanted to tie the knot with.
The lovebirds won the hearts of many as they were always seen enjoying the good life and hanging out at exotic locations. Diamond Platnumz helped Tanasha boost her career by collaborating with her on the song “Gere”. The song hit one million views on YouTube barely 14 hours after its release.
They had plans for a lavish wedding which was scheduled to hold on February 14, 2019, but it was later cancelled. It was later revealed by the two that there were notable reasons surrounding their breakup and infidelity was the major reason. The ex-love birds finally went their separate ways on October 2, 2019.
Diamond Platnumz’s children
According to information gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Diamond Platnumz is the father of six children from around five different women.
His well-known children are four in number birthed by his ex-wife, Zari Hassan and baby mamas – Hamisa Mobetto and Tanasha Donna. The singer revealed his other two children whom he met recently were birthed by undisclosed women from his past.
On an episode of the “Young, Famous and African” reality TV show, Diamond Platnumz referred to himself as the father of many children.
List of Diamond Platnumz’s children
1. Latifah Dangote is the daughter of Diamond Platnumz and his ex-wife Zari Hassan. She was born on November 6, 2015, in Tanzania. She is 6 years old as of March 2022. Fondly called Princess Tiffah, Latifah is one of East Africa’s most popular celebrity kids. She is an ambassador of different brands such as NMB Bank PLC, GSM Mall and Cherish by Carita Adams.
2. Prince Nillan is Zari Hassan’s son and her second child with her ex-husband, Diamond Platnumz. Prince Nillan was born on December 6, 2016, and is currently five years old as of March 2022. He was awarded the “most stylish celebrity kid of the year” in the 2020 East African Fashion Awards. He is also an ambassador of GSM Mall alongside his sister, Princess Tiffah.
3. Dylan Abdul Naseeb is the son Hamisa Mobetto and Diamond Platnumz had together. He was born in August 2017 and is currently four years old as of March 2022.
4. Naseeb Junior is the son Tanasha Donna and Diamond Platnumz had together. He was born on October 2, 2019, in Kenya. He is currently 2 years old as of March 2022.
Diamond Platnumz’s Children and their mothers
|1||Latifah Dangote||Female||Zari Hassan|
|2||Prince Nillan||Male||Zari Hassan|
|3||Dylan Abdul Naseeb||Male||Hamisa Mobetto|
|4||Naseeb Junior||Male||Tanasha Donna|
Diamond Platnumz’s appearance on Netflix’s “Young, Famous and African”
In 2022, Diamond Platnumz made an appearance on the new Netflix reality TV show “Young, Famous and African”. The show premiered on March 18, 2022, with other cast members including Khanyi Mbau, Nadia Nakai, Andile Ncube, Zari The Boss Lady, Kudzai Terrence Mushonga, SwankyJerry, Innocent Idibia and Annie Idibia.