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Amr Abd El-Basset Abd El-Azeez Diab was born on the 11th October 1961, in Port Said, Egypt, and is a musician, singer, and composer, recognized for being the best selling Middle Eastern artist of all time. He is known for his own style called “Mediterranean Music”, combined of Egyptian and Western rhythms. He is also an actor, whose career has been active since 1983.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Amr Diab is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Amr counts the total size of his net worth at the impressive amount of $45 million, accumulated not only through his successful involvement in the music industry, but also through his involvement in the film industry.
Amr Diab Net Worth $45 Million
Amr Diab hails from an artistic family, as the son of Abdul Basset Diab, who worked at the Suez Canal Corporation, as well as the chairman of Marine Construction & Shipbuilding in the Canal. He began to sing very early, as when he was only six years old he performed at the annual 23 July Festival in Port Said, singing the Egyptian National Anthem “Bilady, Bilady, Bilady”, which earned him a guitar. He attended Cairo Academy of Arts, from which he graduated with a BA degree in Arabic Music in 1986.
While in college, Amr’s professional musical career began, when he released his debut studio album entitled “Ya Tareeq” in 1983. His second album “Ghanny Men Albak” was released via Delta Sound in 1985. Other studio albums which he has released through that label including “Hala Hala” (1986), “Habibi” (1991), and “Ya Omrena” (1993), among many others, all of which added a considerable amount to his net worth. Amr continued his career successfully, and in 1996 he released via the Alam El Phan label the album “Nour El Ain”, which achieved international popularity, and later released “Amarain” (1999), on which he collaborated with Angela Dimitriou and Khaled.
To speak further about his musical career, Amr left the Alam El Phan label in 2004, and signed with Rotana Records, releasing such albums as “Leily Nehary” (2004), “Kammel Kalamak” in 2005, and two year later “El Lilady”, all of which increased his net worth by a large margin. Most recently, Amr released “Shoft El Ayam” in 2014, and “Ahla W Ahla” in 2016. His net worth is certainly rising.
Thanks to his accomplishment in the music industry, Amr Diab has won a number of awards and recognitions, including seven World Music Awards, six African Music Awards, and he also won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Big Apple Music Awards. Furthermore, it is announced that he reached A Guinness World Records title for Most World Music Awards for the Best Selling Middle Eastern Artist in 2016.
Apart from his musical career, Amr is also recognized as an actor, who made his debut appearance in the film “El Afareet” (1989), which was followed by his playing in another film entitled “Ays Krim Fi Glym” (1992), which became one of the best five Egyptian musical films. In the following year, he landed a role in “Deahk We La’ab”, starring alongside Yousra and Omar Sharif. All of these appearances added a lot to his wealth.
When it comes to speak about his personal life, Amr Diab has been married to Zinah Ashour since 1994; the couple has three children. Previously, he was married to Shereen Reda (1989-1992), with whom he has a daughter, Nour, who is a singer, too.