(Last Updated On: April 20, 2014)
Diamond Platnumz is a top Tanzanian Bongo Flava artist with many hit songs in East African region and others all over Africa. His net worth is estimated to be over sh70 million mainly due to his many shows and music sales.
His real name is Naseeb Abdul and he started from a very humble background. He used to be a casual labourer in Dar es Salaam earning just sh150 per day. He started out as a rapper where he totally failed at the craft. He then changed to singing after facing the harsh reality.
Diamond’s debut song was called “Kamwambie”. It was an instant hit. He is now a top artist in East Africa with a huge number of fans.
How much does Diamond Platnumz charge per show?
For performances in Tanzania, Diamond charges a small fee of ksh350,000 per show. When he is outside his home country he wont take anything less than ksh2 million per show ($25,000). He was able to make ksh8.5 million ($100,000) for a performance in Kigali Rwanda.
How much does a collabo with Diamond cost?
Diamond charges ksh265,000/Tsh5.2 million per audio recording and ksh530,000 for a video recording.
Diamond has also been able to make millions from endorsement deals from Coca-Cola and Vodacom Tanzania.