Zari Hassan, otherwise known as the Boss Lady, was born on September 23rd, 1980. Therefore for those asking how old is Zari Hassan, Zari age should be 37 years old. She was raised in Jinja, Uganda. Surprisingly, the star is of different heritage. Her maternal grandfather is Indian, while her grandmother is Ugandan. Her paternal grandfather, on the other hand, I Somalian, while the grandmother comes from Burundi. So let’s take a look at Zari Hassan biography.
Zari the Boss Lady biography
Notably, she started singing while still young, precisely duringherdaysinprimaryschool. She used toperformincommunitycompetitions, herschool’sendyearfunctions, and musical concerts most of which were organized by the staff inherschool. Zari the Boss Lady completed her secondary education at Jinja Girls High School. While in secondary school, shewasa member ofthemusic, drama, anddancegroupsandher talent earned hertheawardforthebest actress in two consecutive years. Her highs school life was characterized byyearsof electrifying schoolconcertsandstageperformances.
After high school, she moved to live in Kampala, where she made money by performing karaoke in different hangouts. Finally, the young star took a break from music and dance performances, but for a good course. The young Zari decided to move to London to pursue her tertiary education, where she earned her diploma in cosmetology. She didn’t spend much time overseas and later came back to her motherland to pursue her musical career and focus on building her business empire.
In 2007, Zari the Boss Lady recorded her first single titled ‘Oliwange’, Ugandan for ‘you’re mine’. The hit track was successful and subsequently earned a nomination for the Africa Channel O awards as the Best East African Video of the Year. This award ceremony took place in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Currently, Zari Hassan is an entrepreneur with most of her investments in South Africa. Here, the boss lady owns a cosmetic shop and a tertiary college and still pursues her musical career. Zari Hassan net worth information may not be available in public, but she’s rumored to be at par with Akothee wealth. Taking a look at Zari Hassan cars will leave you with an impression of what it really means to be a Boss Lady. Indeed, the socialite is worth millions and never hesitates whenever she has the chance to flaunt her possessions.
Zarithe Boss Lady’s marriage withIvan
Zari hooked up with Ivan Ssemwanga and later got married to the tycoon in 2004. Notably, the Boss Lady’s ex-husband was very wealthy and was also a philanthropist. The billionaire would go great lengths to help the needy and even threw parties to raise funds for those who needed financial assistance. However, every coin has two sides. According to Zari, her ex-hubby for ten years and father to her three kids was obsessed with her, a trait that advanced to abusive levels.
In 2014, the charming, and London-educated Jinja lass decided to walk out of the marriage that was, in her own words, abusive and toxic. Apparently, the husband developed a habit of physically abusing her even in front of the children. According to the star, these abuses even happened in public places. When asked, Ivan usually brushed off the claims, stating that his wife’s injuries resulted from a car crash. Zari further stated how hard she tried to mend the relationship with no avail. She was quick to note that her attempts to save the marriage were not because of Ivan Semwanga wealth, but for the sake of her children. Ultimately, she decided to call it quits.
Despite all the accusations and resultant divorce, it was still clear thatIvanreallytreasuredZari. Even after breaking up, he still kept theirphotosand never re3moved them from the socialmediaplatforms. Moreover, hehasneveruploaded any photos of the womenhehooked up with afterward.
Zari Hassan’s marriage with Diamond Platinumz
After ditching Ivan, madam #zarithebossladymoved on and later fell in love with Farouk Sempala, a basketballer, with whom she hada relationship that was short-lived. Faruok would thengoonthe rampage accusing Zariofaborting his children. AccordingtoFarouk, thiswas the mainreasonforthebreakup.
LateroninDecember 2014, after diamond had just broken up with Tanzanian actress Wema Sepetu, a picture of Zaria nd Diamond emerged and the king of Was afiis seen canoodling with the curvaceous Zari. Both Diamond and Zari denied any possibility that they were in a relationship, with Zari stating that they were just working ona music project. Todate, the ‘project’ nevermaterialized, butwe all know what the real project was. Theduo’s union was confirmedseveralweekslaterwhenthebeautyqueenand bongo music star graced the redcarpet holding hands during the South Africa Channel O Video Music Awards.
Later on, news broke out that the beauty queen was expecting Diamonds child (Latifah Dangote). The shocking news forced Ivan, who remained quiet about her new love affair with the musician, to give his views. According to him, the fact that Zari was expectant again at her ‘old age’ was both shocking and disgusting. He further noted that the beauty queen was too old to manage all the stress associated with childbearing. Apparently, Ivan and Zari had agreed that she wasn’t supposed to bear another child after the separation and was to focus on co-parenting their three sons.
The beef between Diamond escalated to new levels with both flexing their financial muscles on social media in what can be best described as a show of might. Throughout this period, diamond platnumz wife remained silent on the beef. However, after some time, the bongo star appeared to have buried the hatchet. On learning the death of Ivan, he passed his message of condolences via Instagram where he posted a picture of a lit candle and inscribed ‘Mbeleyako, nyumayetu.’ Ivan succumbed while receiving medical attention at Steve Biko Hospital based in Pretoria, South Africa.
Zari Hassan children
From her first marriage with the late Ivan Ssemwanga, Zari brought fourth three boys namely Didy, Quincy, and Pinto. Apparently, she also took care of Ivan’s three other kids whom he had with his previous wife. After getting married to Diamond, who is nine years younger (diamond platnumz age is 28 years), the duo had two children together. The first, Lattifah Dangote, was born on 6th August 2015, and the second born is called Prince Riaz, who was born on 6th December 2016. Sometime back, pressure from family members forced Diamond to take a DNA test on Tiffah, a situation that almost led to the end of their marriage. Theresultsturnedoutpositive.
Diamond and Zari latest news
From Zari and Diamond latest news, it seems that things have ended between the lovebirds. Zari accused the husband of unfaithfulness, allegations that were later to be confirmed. Apparently, Diamond had a relationship video vixen, HamisaMobetto, a relationship that led to diamond fathering a child with the model. Ever since the bongo music star confessed to having had an affair with the vixen, things have never been the same between Diamond and Zari.
Drama about Diamond’s extramarital affair took a new turn as Zari disowned any claims that she was aware of the affair. Apparently, Diamond highlighted in an interview that he had settled all the issues with the love of his life. However, Zari refuted the claims on social media and instead branded him a liar who should work on fixing his mess. She even went further to threaten of defamation of character lawsuit. Apparently, the two are now separated.
A clear indication of their separation is the fact that Zari failed to attend all the three parties to celebrate Diamond’s birthday. Furthermore, she appears to be committed to deleting the singer from her life. She began with moving from their home in Tanzania and left to South Africa. Zari Hassan Instagram also doesn’t contain any of their photos with Diamond. She has also blocked the singer on all social media platforms.
Currently, Zari is reported to be in South Africa where she is focused on managing her late ex-husband’s Brooklyn College and other assets while taking care of all her children. Wewishherallthebestinherendeavors.
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