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About

Zari Hassan is a Ugandan born socialite, musician, and entrepreneur who calls South Africa home from where she runs her businesses. 

Personal Life

Zari whose full name is Zarinah Hassan was born on 23 September 1980 in Jinja, Uganda. She comes from four different ethnic backgrounds - Uganda, Burundi, India and Somalia. Zari Hassan has five sisters and two brothers. Some of them are Asha Hassan, Abdul Karim Hassan and Zuleha Hassan. As for her parents, her mother Halima Hassan passed on in 2017 due to heart failure and her father who lives in Uganda is a farmer.     

Zari Hassan recalled her childhood as normal and always desired to be rich. That's why she works hard to afford and maintain the life she has now, far removed from the uninspiring life, as she described, that she grew up in. 

Schooling

Zari Hassan attended Jinja Girls High School. Afterwards, she went to London where she did a diploma in Cosmetology. 

Career

Believe it or not, Zari Hassan started out as a house help and also worked in a sandwich factory when she was a student in the United Kingdom. She went back to Uganda and then South Africa where she released her first song "Oli Wange".

Zari Hassan's music career was short-lived. She attributed this to the fact that she wasn't ready to trade her body to get her music career going. Thus, she opted to be a video vixen which propelled her to the top of the entertainment industry. She's appeared on videos like 'Iyena' and 'Utanipenda'.

Businesses

Zari Hassan's businesses are based in South Africa. These include Brooklyn City College, a Real Estate Company, a 5-star hotel, beauty and cosmetic shop in Pretoria amongst others. She inherited some of the investments from her late husband but is adamant that no one can take the credit away from her as she works round-the-clock to keep her businesses running.   

Relationship

Zari Hassan was married to her late ex-husband Ivan Ssemwanga. She left him after he turned violent and realised she needed to raise her children in a stable environment. Zari admits that a confrontation by one of her sons made her take the tough decision to be a single mother. She has three children with Ivan Ssemwanga - Pinto, Raphael and Quincy.

Diamond and Zari Hassan

After the break-up of her marriage, Zari Hassan found a new love in the arms of Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz. Their romance started even before Ivan Ssemwanga was buried and Diamond was not present during Zari Hassan's husband's burial. 

At the start of their relationship, the pair kept things secret and Zari said it was because of their huge difference - she was eight years older - and had three children with Ivan Ssemwanga.   

Zari Hassan got two more children with Diamond - Latifah Dangote who was born on 6 November 2015 and Prince Riaz who was born on 6 December 2016.

Latifah Dangote is a personality in her own right. She has over 6 million followers and is an ambassador of NMB Bank in Tanzania. Prince Riaz has more than 1 million followers.

In 2018, Zari Hassan dumped Diamond after numerous cheating allegations that were levelled against him. However, that was not the reason Zari left the musician. In her interview with Toke Makinwa, Zari said his dishonesty was the reason why she walked out on him. She asked him to publicly declare Hamissa Mobeto as his second wife but he refused and that left her with no other option but to leave.  

Zari Hassan and Diamond's latest news

Zari Hassan and her baby daddy Diamond Platnumz feature in a Netflix series dubbed Young, Famous and African which premiers on March 18. Alongside them will be other African celebrities - Nadia Nakai, Naked DJ, Swanky Jerry, Khanyi Mbau, Andile Ncube and Anni Macaulay-Idibia.

Zari Hassan’s new man

Zari Hassan stepped out with her new man GK Choppa. Zari Hassan has kept fans glued on her social media feeds as she posts her newly found love in some interesting pictures. 

Controversy

Did Zari Hassan bleach her skin?

Trust fans to dig into celebrity's past and unearth anything they find. This is the reason why Zari Hassan is being accused of skin lightening. In her previous images, she is not as light as she was which is why many conclude that she bleached. Zari hasn't confirmed or denied these allegations. 

Have you seen Zari Hassan without makeup?

Whilst some people say that some women look completely different with and without makeup, you will be able to spot Zari Hassan without her flawless makeup. The reason why she's often dolled up, at least we think, is because her image is part of her work. 

Still BFFs?

Zari Hassan and Vera Sidika portrayed the image that they were BFFs (best friends forever), at least that's what their social media told us. Lately, the images of the two beauties have been rare which is why fans are itching to know the status of their friendship. Vera says they are but Zari is yet to comment.

Fashion

Zari Hassan has proven to be a fashion icon. She never seems to have a wardrobe malfunction. Her choice of clothing, hairstyle, heels and everything in between fits the bill. It's not surprising that she's been awarded as the Most Stylish Entrepreneur at the Couture Africa Styles Awards. 

Car

Zari Hassan boasts of five high-end cars. She owns a white Range Rover Sport priced at Ksh 7.5 million, a Bentley valued at Ksh 20 million,  a Mercedez Benz Sedan that costs Ksh 4 million and a Chrysler that's estimated to be Ksh 2 million.  

House

Zari Hassan moved out of Diamond's house but she went on and got a brand new one in an upscale neighbourhood in Pretoria. Back at home, Zari Hassan still occupies her late husband's mansion in Munyoyo, Uganda.

Net Worth

Zari Hassan's net worth is estimated to be $8.8 million which she generates from her businesses. She runs a real estate company that's claimed to be one of the biggest in South Africa, the Brooklyn Schools, a cosmetic shop, and brand endorsement deals.

Awards & Recognition

2021: Best Entrepreneur of the Year and Sophisticated Woman of the Year at the African Social Entertainment of the Year.

2021: Most Stylish Entrepreneur at the Couture Africa Styles Awards 

2020: Social Media Award in the One Africa Awards

2007: Channel O nomination for the East Africa Video of the Year

Social Media

Zari Hassan Instagram: @Zarithebosslady

Zari Hassan Twitter: @Zarithebosslady

Zari Hassan Facebook: Zari The Boss Lady 

Zari Hassan YouTube: Zari the Boss Lady

Q&A

What is Zari Hassan worth?

Zari Hassan's net worth is estimated to be $8.8 million which she generates from her businesses. 

What cars does Zari Hassan drive?

Zari Hassan boasts of five high-end cars. She owns a white Range Rover Sport priced at Ksh 7.5 million, a Bentley valued at Ksh 20 million,  a Mercedez Benz Sedan that costs Ksh 4 million and a Chrysler that's estimated to be Ksh 2 million.

What age is Zari Hassan's firstborn?

Zari Hassan’s firstborn Pinto will be turning 20 in 2022. He was born in 2002. 

How many children does Zari Hassan have?

Zari Hassan is a mother of five children. Three - Pinto, Quincy and Raphael - come from her first marriage with Ivan Ssemanga and two - Latifah Dangote and Prince Riaz - from ex-lover Diamond Platnumz.

How old is Zari Hassan?

Born on 23 September 1980, Zari Hassan is 42 years old.

Also known as:
Zari The Boss Lady, Tlale
Real name:
Zarinah Hassan
Occupation:
Businesswoman, influencer, musician
Birthday:
23 September 1980
Nationality:
Ugandan
Star sign:
Libra
Birth place:
Jinja, Uganda

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image of Zari Hassan Biography. Personal life, education, house, cars, net worth, family, relationships
Also known as:
Zari The Boss Lady, Tlale
Real name:
Zarinah Hassan
Occupation:
Businesswoman, influencer, musician
Birthday:
23 September 1980
Nationality:
Ugandan
Star sign:
Libra
Birth place:
Jinja, Uganda

About

Zari Hassan is a Ugandan born socialite, musician, and entrepreneur who calls South Africa home from where she runs her businesses. 

Personal Life

Zari whose full name is Zarinah Hassan was born on 23 September 1980 in Jinja, Uganda. She comes from four different ethnic backgrounds - Uganda, Burundi, India and Somalia. Zari Hassan has five sisters and two brothers. Some of them are Asha Hassan, Abdul Karim Hassan and Zuleha Hassan. As for her parents, her mother Halima Hassan passed on in 2017 due to heart failure and her father who lives in Uganda is a farmer.     

Zari Hassan recalled her childhood as normal and always desired to be rich. That's why she works hard to afford and maintain the life she has now, far removed from the uninspiring life, as she described, that she grew up in. 

Schooling

Zari Hassan attended Jinja Girls High School. Afterwards, she went to London where she did a diploma in Cosmetology. 

Career

Believe it or not, Zari Hassan started out as a house help and also worked in a sandwich factory when she was a student in the United Kingdom. She went back to Uganda and then South Africa where she released her first song "Oli Wange".

Zari Hassan's music career was short-lived. She attributed this to the fact that she wasn't ready to trade her body to get her music career going. Thus, she opted to be a video vixen which propelled her to the top of the entertainment industry. She's appeared on videos like 'Iyena' and 'Utanipenda'.

Businesses

Zari Hassan's businesses are based in South Africa. These include Brooklyn City College, a Real Estate Company, a 5-star hotel, beauty and cosmetic shop in Pretoria amongst others. She inherited some of the investments from her late husband but is adamant that no one can take the credit away from her as she works round-the-clock to keep her businesses running.   

Relationship

Zari Hassan was married to her late ex-husband Ivan Ssemwanga. She left him after he turned violent and realised she needed to raise her children in a stable environment. Zari admits that a confrontation by one of her sons made her take the tough decision to be a single mother. She has three children with Ivan Ssemwanga - Pinto, Raphael and Quincy.

Diamond and Zari Hassan

After the break-up of her marriage, Zari Hassan found a new love in the arms of Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz. Their romance started even before Ivan Ssemwanga was buried and Diamond was not present during Zari Hassan's husband's burial. 

At the start of their relationship, the pair kept things secret and Zari said it was because of their huge difference - she was eight years older - and had three children with Ivan Ssemwanga.   

Zari Hassan got two more children with Diamond - Latifah Dangote who was born on 6 November 2015 and Prince Riaz who was born on 6 December 2016.

Latifah Dangote is a personality in her own right. She has over 6 million followers and is an ambassador of NMB Bank in Tanzania. Prince Riaz has more than 1 million followers.

In 2018, Zari Hassan dumped Diamond after numerous cheating allegations that were levelled against him. However, that was not the reason Zari left the musician. In her interview with Toke Makinwa, Zari said his dishonesty was the reason why she walked out on him. She asked him to publicly declare Hamissa Mobeto as his second wife but he refused and that left her with no other option but to leave.  

Zari Hassan and Diamond's latest news

Zari Hassan and her baby daddy Diamond Platnumz feature in a Netflix series dubbed Young, Famous and African which premiers on March 18. Alongside them will be other African celebrities - Nadia Nakai, Naked DJ, Swanky Jerry, Khanyi Mbau, Andile Ncube and Anni Macaulay-Idibia.

Zari Hassan’s new man

Zari Hassan stepped out with her new man GK Choppa. Zari Hassan has kept fans glued on her social media feeds as she posts her newly found love in some interesting pictures. 

Controversy

Did Zari Hassan bleach her skin?

Trust fans to dig into celebrity's past and unearth anything they find. This is the reason why Zari Hassan is being accused of skin lightening. In her previous images, she is not as light as she was which is why many conclude that she bleached. Zari hasn't confirmed or denied these allegations. 

Have you seen Zari Hassan without makeup?

Whilst some people say that some women look completely different with and without makeup, you will be able to spot Zari Hassan without her flawless makeup. The reason why she's often dolled up, at least we think, is because her image is part of her work. 

Still BFFs?

Zari Hassan and Vera Sidika portrayed the image that they were BFFs (best friends forever), at least that's what their social media told us. Lately, the images of the two beauties have been rare which is why fans are itching to know the status of their friendship. Vera says they are but Zari is yet to comment.

Fashion

Zari Hassan has proven to be a fashion icon. She never seems to have a wardrobe malfunction. Her choice of clothing, hairstyle, heels and everything in between fits the bill. It's not surprising that she's been awarded as the Most Stylish Entrepreneur at the Couture Africa Styles Awards. 

Car

Zari Hassan boasts of five high-end cars. She owns a white Range Rover Sport priced at Ksh 7.5 million, a Bentley valued at Ksh 20 million,  a Mercedez Benz Sedan that costs Ksh 4 million and a Chrysler that's estimated to be Ksh 2 million.  

House

Zari Hassan moved out of Diamond's house but she went on and got a brand new one in an upscale neighbourhood in Pretoria. Back at home, Zari Hassan still occupies her late husband's mansion in Munyoyo, Uganda.

Net Worth

Zari Hassan's net worth is estimated to be $8.8 million which she generates from her businesses. She runs a real estate company that's claimed to be one of the biggest in South Africa, the Brooklyn Schools, a cosmetic shop, and brand endorsement deals.

Awards & Recognition

2021: Best Entrepreneur of the Year and Sophisticated Woman of the Year at the African Social Entertainment of the Year.

2021: Most Stylish Entrepreneur at the Couture Africa Styles Awards 

2020: Social Media Award in the One Africa Awards

2007: Channel O nomination for the East Africa Video of the Year

Social Media

Zari Hassan Instagram: @Zarithebosslady

Zari Hassan Twitter: @Zarithebosslady

Zari Hassan Facebook: Zari The Boss Lady 

Zari Hassan YouTube: Zari the Boss Lady

Q&A

What is Zari Hassan worth?

Zari Hassan's net worth is estimated to be $8.8 million which she generates from her businesses. 

What cars does Zari Hassan drive?

Zari Hassan boasts of five high-end cars. She owns a white Range Rover Sport priced at Ksh 7.5 million, a Bentley valued at Ksh 20 million,  a Mercedez Benz Sedan that costs Ksh 4 million and a Chrysler that's estimated to be Ksh 2 million.

What age is Zari Hassan's firstborn?

Zari Hassan’s firstborn Pinto will be turning 20 in 2022. He was born in 2002. 

How many children does Zari Hassan have?

Zari Hassan is a mother of five children. Three - Pinto, Quincy and Raphael - come from her first marriage with Ivan Ssemanga and two - Latifah Dangote and Prince Riaz - from ex-lover Diamond Platnumz.

How old is Zari Hassan?

Born on 23 September 1980, Zari Hassan is 42 years old.