By Annette Amondi
Socialite turned businesswoman Zari Hassan has for the first time revealed little known details about her past.
In a post shared on Instagram, Zari revealed that her father Nasur Hassan abandoned them when they were still young leaving their mum as the family’s soul provider something she revealed really broke her heart.
Zari who shared that she studied a Cosmetology course in the UK where also worked as a house girl in order to pay for her accomodation.
“Life lessons. Life can be a rollercoaster and you will never know where you’ll end up. From studying my cosmetology course in the UK ( which hasn’t helped me) while doing house girl work to pay my accommodation (yes I’ve been a maid before)to running through buses to get to my next stop woodgreen where I worked as a cashier and sometimes as an isle packer in sainsbury. Friend, I started out early wasn’t even sure why me. But the inner voice in me wanted better” she wrote
The Brooklyn college CEO also revealed that she at one point lived with an aunt who ended up mistreating her.
Zari added that she has owned a series of boutiques in the past selling both jewellery and men’s suits, tried her luck in music before settling on constructing her college in South Africa.
“My dad had left, my mom was doing tailor jobs day and night I couldn’t stand seeing her struggle. I couldn’t stand her pain. I was living with my aunt in the UK who treated me like a step child. Gooosh?Been through boutiques, long economy flights to china in between building a school and having babies. My music and tv career is a story for another day. Phew?. All I’m saying, consistency is key. Doesn’t matter where you are or what you do. Just do it” she added