Sanela Diana Jenkins is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who recently joined the cast of the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills ahead of its 12th season. She is a 48-year-old young and dynamic woman who has also revealed her love story with her 33-year-old fiancé Asher Monroe.
She spent her time in Bosnia until she was an adult and until the war broke out. Jenkins is currently believed to be in California, where she came after fleeing her homeland during the siege of Sarajevo and emigrated to London.
Sanela Diana Jenkins was born on October 24, 1973 in Sarajevo, Bosnia with the birth name Sanela Dijana Ćatić. She grew up in a middle-class family where her father worked as an economist and her mother worked as an accountant.
The family lived in a modest block of flats during the war or siege of Sarajevo. It was a tragic time when her younger brother Iris was killed and shot dead by Serbian soldiers at the age of just 21. During her younger brother’s death, Diana was studying at the University of Sarajevo, continuing her education in economics.
With conditions deteriorating and war looming, Diana was forced to flee in April 1992. It was the bloody conflict that led to the war and remained the same until December 1995.
Sanela Diana Jenkins Career
After graduating, she has acquired a swimwear line called Melissa Odabash. After a few years, she launched the Neuro line, which was actually a beverage company based in Sherman Oaks, where she positioned herself as the company’s CEO and President.
Diana is also the founder of a music label called D Empire Entertainment where she has positioned herself as CEO. D Empire Entertainment is a full service music label that represents established and emerging artists within the intersection of innovative and traditional media strategy, recording, branding, publicity, distribution and licensing.
In the second week of May 2022, she joined the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills – Season 12 where she has developed her identity as a philanthropist, businesswoman, mother of three, refugee and combatant of the time 1992 in her native country of Sarajevo.
Despite all of this, she is a regular contestant in producing charities and raising funds for numerous advocacy programs such as UCLA’s Sanela Diana Jenkins Human Rights Project.
Sanela Diana Jenkins Biography
|Real name||Sanela Diana Catic|
|Date of birth||October 24, 1973|
|Age (as of 2022)||49 years|
|Place of birth||Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|University||City University, London and University of Sarajevo|
|qualification||Studied computer science and economics|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 8” – in centimeters – 173 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 60kg – in pounds – 132 pounds|
Sanela Diana Jenkins Family
|Brothers||Irnis Ćatić (deceased)|
|Who is Sanela Diana Jenkins’ fiancé/boyfriend?||Asher Monroe|
|children||Three (Innis, Eneya & Eliyana)|
Diana, the owner of both of her businesses, initially developed a relationship with Roger “Big Dog” Jenkins who was a prominent executive at Barclays Bank. During the marriage there was a difference of around 23 years between the two personalities.
Roger is a prominent English personality, financier, ex-sportsman and once described as the UK’s highest paid banker (according to Dirt). The couple married back in 1999, but for certain undisclosed reasons, the marriage only lasted up to 12 years and they eventually divorced in 2011. By Roger she has two children – Innis and Eneya Jenkins, while with Asher she has a baby daughter, Eliyana.
Sanela Diana Jenkins Fiance
Although it’s unclear when and how the couple met or started dating, it is said that Diana and Asher Monroe (the singer, songwriter, producer and actor) were engaged to each other. The couple have known each other for a decade and even the 48-year-old entrepreneur has had a child with the 33-year-old singer and actor. They haven’t left a key together to put their relationship in the public eye and the media or even social media.
Sanela Diana Jenkins net worth
Sanela Diana Jenkins, an entrepreneur, philanthropist, businesswoman and television personality, is said to be the owner of approximately $300 million worth of real estate. She has managed to sustain the income she received as a divorce settlement, the two successful businesses she started during her marriage, and her new career in the television industry.
Sanela Diana Jenkins Social Media/h3>
Jenkins is socially active and has account on Twitter and Instagram. She joined Twitter in March 2015 with handle @SanelaDJenkins. She is not too much active on Twitter and has only 44 followers. However, she has verified account on Instagram and has huge fan following. Sanela has more than 39.9K followers and 883 posts on Instagram.
Facts About Sanela Diana Jenkins
- Diana spent her time as a refugee in Croatia for at least a year and later emigrated to London, England.
- After a two-year stay in London, she was able to resume her studies at City University, London.
- She remained focused and determined to study math during her undergraduate years because math was a subject that didn’t require perfection in a language like English. Eventually, she earned her B.Sc. with majors in computer science and economics.
- At the time, due to her consistent educational record and the fact that she never applied for any type of government welfare, she was considered a refugee until she gained citizenship.