Zarinah Hassan commonly known as Zari Hassan the Boss Lady is the common figure on the internet and East Africa at large. Her nationality is Uganda. She is a businesswoman, socialite and a musician too.
Zari currently resides in South Africa with her current boyfriend. In south Africa, Zari runs a chain of schools, and she also owns students’ hostels which generate handsome incomes to her.
Zari Hassan Age, Parents and Place of Birth
Zari Hassan is 40 years old as of the year 2020. She was born on 23rd September in the year 1980 grew up in Jinja. Zari’s parents baptized her with the name Zarinah Hassan.
Zari’s heritage is complicated; her maternal grandfather is Indian, and her maternal grandmother is Ugandan. The maternal grandmother to Zari has a Burundian origin.
She was brought forth by Nasur Hassan and Halima Hassan. Zari lost her mother due to heart related disease back in 2017. She was born in a family of two other sibling; Zuleha Hassan and Zara Hassan.
Zari Hassan Education
Zari attended one of the renown primary schools in Jinja town. She passed with flying colors and joined Jinja Girls’ High School where she obtained her high school diploma. Zari later pursued another diploma course in Cosmetology in London United Kingdom.
Zari Hassan Music Career and Awards
‘Oliwange’ was a hit song that was recorded back in 2007 by Zari The Boss Lady. The song made Zari so popular that it was nominated and won the Channel O Awards as the Best African Video of the Year at Johannesburg, South Africa.
Zari Hassan Husband and Current Boyfriend
Zari was engaged and got married to Ivan Ssemwanga (a popular Ugandan philanthropic tycoon and billionaire in East Africa) back in 2004. Ssemwanga had businesses in better parts of East Africa and south Africa. They lived together for a period of 12 years and brought forth three children; Pinto, Quincy and Didy.
The two got divorced in 2012 due to physical abuse allegations that were raised by Zari. In 2017, Ssemwanga was attacked by a massive stroke and got admitted to Steve Biko Academic Hospital where he succumbed to death on 25th May 2017.
After Ssemwanga’s burial ceremony in Uganda, Zari flew back to South Africa to continue with her usual businesses and to take care of her late ex-husband’s investments.
In early 2019, Zari engaged in romantic relationship with a south African heavily-built model and a body builder. The man in question is not a fan of social media though on social media handles, Zari termed him as ‘King Bae’.
Zari Hassan and Diamond Platinumz
In 2014, Diamond Platinumz (Naseeb Abdul Juma) and Zari Hassan entered into a romantic relationship. They brought forth a beautiful daughter known as Latifah Dangote on 6th August 2015 and a son Prince Nillan on 6th December 2016.
Due to family concerns on whether Tiffah is Diamond’s biological daughter and Diamond’s cheating scandals with Hamisa Mobetto, the two lover birds had to part ways.
Zari Hassan (The Boss Lady) Net Worth 2020
Zarinah has an estimated net worth of $1.3 Million thus making her among the top-ranked and richest models in East Africa. Furthermore, Zari owns other valuables including a fleet of cars and decent mansions both in Uganda and South Africa. She has a range rover Vogue, Toyota v8 among other many cars.
It is believed that, before death, Ivan Ssemwanga had willed everything he owned to go to Zarinah as the mother of his three children; a college that Zari owns in south Africa being among them. Zari however declines the claims on media interviews terming them as mere allegations.
Zari Hassan Contacts
Zarinah is a little bit secretive when it comes to personal matters. However, her social media handles are major windows of communication to her. She is available on social media handles as Zari Hassan the Boss Lady.