Diamond Platnumz has had a career that most people would envy or even be jealous about. The man is fabulously wealthy and is very famous in Sub-Saharan Africa.
As a result of his stupendous popularity is that he can’t go anywhere without not only being recognised but also being mobbed by fans.
This past month he was pictured walking with many bodyguards, some even counted 10! That set the internet alight with many curious as to why he would do such a thing.
The reason has come to light after his manager Babu Tale revealed that the many guards were because the star dresses in expensive clothing and items.
According to Tale, Diamond isn’t just any artist and needs security because he usually walks around with a lot of money in terms of dressing. Tsh 140 million to be exact. That is like 6,323,165. Kenyans shillings. Babu said,
Diamond huwa anavaa vito vyenye thamani ya zaidi ya Tz Sh140 milioni akiwa matembezini, akiwa jukwaani gharama inaongezeka kadri anavyovaa vingi, lakini pia ni mkakati wa kibiashara, yule ni staa na anapaswa anapopita ijulikane anapita nani?
Babu was speaking after being asked why Diamond has many staffed security team and he explained the WCB management’s reason for protecting their highest earner.
Recently the singer bought a Sh13 million watch that he showcased on his Instagram page. Details of that watch are in here. Diamond isn’t the only East African celebrity that is walking with a lot of bodyguards, Akothee aka Madam Boss has also started walking around with a plethora of protectors.