Diamond Nannah Appiah, commonly known as Boss Lady, is a singer, songwriter, actor, and philanthropist. She is also a brand ambassador for different brands, thanks to her massive following on social media. Diamond Appiah profile also captures her business interests. However, for better management, all her businesses are under Diamond Empire Group Of Companies.
Diamond Appiah, Ghana, is passionate about politics. For example, she has campaigned for politicians in previous general elections. However, in 2016, she ran for a parliamentary seat on the United Progressive Party ticket. Although Diamond never won, she learnt a lot about the Ghanaian political landscape and what to avoid when running for office in the future.
Diamond Appiah profile summary
- Name: Diamond Nannah Appiah
- Date of birth: 5th September 1987
- Profession: Singer, songwriter, actor, and businessperson
- Nationality: Ghanaian
Early life, family, and marriage
Diamond Appiah was born on 5th September 1987. Her parents are from the Greater Accra Region. Since she is from a typical Ghanaian family, her earlier life was simple. During her 2016 political campaigns, she hinted that her earlier life shaped her opinion about education and empowerment.
The artist has managed to keep details about her family private. Nonetheless, she has good relationships with her peers in the entertainment industry. Every year, Diamond Appiah birthday is full of surprises for people close to her. For example, on her 33rd birthday, she gave Maame Dokono a new car.
Besides the random acts of kindness to her peers and friends, she prefers keeping her marital status private. Diamond has also never confirmed or denied rumours about her relationships with different celebrities.
Diamond Appiah went to the prestigious Accra Girls' Senior High School. After graduating from high school, she relocated to London for her college education. Due to her love for children, she pursued a degree in Child Psychology at East London University.
After graduating from East London University, she enrolled in Lewisham College, which is also in the UK. However, she registered for a program in Social Healthcare. The talented singer has a National Vocational Qualification from the same college.
Since relocating back to Ghana after completing her studies in London, Diamond Appiah has worked in different industries. Some of her career highlights in the last fifteen years include:
As a musician
The earliest memories most Ghanaians have about Diamond Appiah is her debut album — Kase Kyere Wo Kunu. On top of being a classic album for most hiplife music fans, the project had some interesting approaches to typical Ghanaian topics.
For example, in some of the songs, the talented artist advises women to talk to their husbands about the dangers of "going for underage girls." Other Diamond Appiah songs include:
- Ta*te my apple
In 2005, Diamond Appiah landed on her first acting role. Acting in Amsterdam Diary, a 2005 film, showed her versatility as an artist. Since then, she has performed in other films, both by Ghanaian producers and foreign production houses.
The reason why she has become a household name in the fast-growing Ghanaian film industry is talent. Also, her life (in Ghana and Europe) has given her different tastes of different cultures. She can take different roles and still deliver.
Some of the notable Diamond Appiah movies apart from Amsterdam Diary include:
- Run Baby Run
- Keeping the Promise
As a politician
In her Instagram account, Diamond Appiah describes herself as a politician. Although the "Ta*te My Apple" singer is not a career politician, she has a passion for politics and policies affecting people. In 2016, she vied for the Trobu Constituency seat on a United Progressive Party (UPP) ticket.
Unfortunately, she garnered 429 votes while the winner, an NPP candidate, won by 48,786 votes. On a series of Instagram posts, Diamond Appiah described her involvement in politics as a learning experience. The 2016 defeat has not killed the singer's ambitions of vying for the same seat in future.
CEO and founder of Diamond Empire Group Of Companies
When she is not shooting a movie, the talented actor is managing her two companies. Diamond Appiah founded two companies in 2017 - a general service enterprise and construction firm. The two operate under Diamond Empire Group Of Companies, which is a registered company in Ghana.
According to the main website, the two companies deal with all types of services ranging from travel and tour to construction and real estate. However, Diamond rarely talks about her companies' progress, especially when giving interviews.
As a philanthropist
In the past seven years, the singer has been busy putting up a foundation. Currently, Diamond Appiah Foundation has scholarship programs for young and bright students from poor backgrounds.
During her parliamentary campaigns, one of her talking points as a politician was showcasing her previous projects through her foundation. Currently, she is using her Instagram page to create more awareness around her foundation to attract more partners.
Also, she hopes that through her new approach, she will bring more talented Ghanaian youths on board and therefore create more indigenous partnerships with youths.
As a civil engineer
Diamond Appiah is a practising civil engineer. From time to time, she shares pictures of her while working on different projects. Currently, she is working on real estate projects in conjunction with her construction company.
Although Diamond has never shared her journey on becoming a civil engineer, she is certified to work in Ghana. Working in a male-dominated field has also shown her determination in challenging some traditions in the Ghanaian working space.
As an influencer
Thanks to her huge Instagram account, Diamond Appiah is an influencer. Her main targets are small businesses looking for advertising avenues but cannot afford to place ads on the mainstream media. While her influencing rate is private, she has at least one ad in a day.
Also, she uses her platforms to sell cars. The market for high-end vehicles is growing due to the ever-growing middle class in Ghana. Selling cars through her platforms has also diversified her income streams.
Diamond Appiah net worth and revenue streams
Diamond Appiah's net worth is unknown. In multiple interviews for the past five years, the artist has been avoiding the question. However, based on her lifestyle and her significant investments in the past three years, she is one of the wealthiest female artists in Ghana.
In September 2020, Zionfelix.com showed Diamond Appiah house. The unveiling of the new home was one of the highlights of her 33rd birthday party. Apart from her new house, she loves cars. Although it is hard to pinpoint her cars, Diamond is often seen with high-end vehicles.
Her primary sources of income for the past 15 years are music and acting gigs. She has managed to get roles in some of the best films in Ghana. Her music has also enjoyed rotation in the local FM stations, allowing her to perform in different concerts across Ghana.
Diamond Appiah profile is impressive, especially considering she is only 33 (as of 2020). Apart from being a talented artist, she has successfully managed to create multiple revenue streams, which make her one of the richest young women in Ghana. Also, her courage to run for a political office in her 20s was an indication that she is willing to defile retrogressive traditions, especially around leadership.
Adesua is not only beautiful but hardworking given the many roles she had undertaken in Nollywood. She has embodied different personalities so well that she has won many hearts and awards. Her passion for acting is evident for anyone to see, and her career is still on the rise.