Zari Hassan is a Ugandan socialite, musician and businesswoman born on September 23, 1976. Interestingly, Zari has a variety of breeds, her maternal grandmother is an Indian, while her grandfather is Ugandan. Her father’s father, on the other hand, is Somalian and her grandmother from Burundi.
She completed her secondary school educationist Jinja Girls High School. While School, she was a member of the music, drama, and dance groups. Her talent earned her the award for the best actress for two years in a row.
After High School, she moved to Kampala, where she made a lot of money by performing Karaoke in different hangouts. She then took a break from acting and moved to the UK to pursue her tertiary education, where she earned a diploma in cosmetology.
She started singing at a very tender age. She used to perform in community competitions, school functions and musical concerts. In 2007, she recorded her first single ‘Oliwange’, Uganda for ‘you’re mine’. The track earned a nomination for the African Video of the year.
Zari Hassan Net Worth
Zari Hassan has an estimated net worth of $8 million. According to reports, the main source of her wealth is through her big share of her late husband’s will.
Zari had three children with her ex-husband Ivan, they are Didy, Quincy and Pinto. After her marriage with Diamond, they brought forth two children together, Latifah Dangote and Prince Riaz.
Zari Hassan dated billionaire Ivan Ssemwanga and later got married to him in 2004. The two had three children together. Meanwhile, the marriage which lasted for ten years hit the rocks. According to Zari, her ex-husband was obsessed with her, a trait that advanced to domestic violence.
Zari and Diamond
After her break up with Ivan, a picture of Zari and Diamond popped up on social media with the two-spotted having the time of their lives together. However, the duo denied being in a relationship as they explained that, they were only working on a music project together.
The union was confirmed several weeks later when the duo graced the red carpet holding hands during the South Africa Channel O Video Music Awards. Later on, news broke out that the Zari was expecting Diamond’s Child, Latifah Dangote.