Sanela Dijana ti was born Diana Jenkins in Sarajevo in 1973. She came from a middle-class home and was the oldest of two children. Her mother was an accountant and her father was an economist. The family lived in a small concrete apartment building, which was common in Yugoslavia during the communist era.
Diana‘s younger brother Irnis was tragically killed by Serb soldiers while he was only 21 years old. Diana was an economics student at the University of Sarajevo at the time of his assassination. During the Siege of Sarajevo in April 1992, she was forced to evacuate Bosnia due to the onset of conflict. The war erupted as a result of Yugoslavia’s disintegration. Until December 1995, a deadly struggle raged.
Jenkins was a refugee in Croatia for over a year before moving to London, England. She was able to resume her studies at City University in London after two years. Diana made the wise decision to concentrate her study on math because numbers can be understood without knowing English. She finally received a BSc in Computer Science and Economics (with honours).
Many of her fellow Yugoslavian refugees were granted permanent citizenship at this time, but Diana was given permanent citizenship because of her excellent academic record and the fact that she never requested for government assistance.
Personal Life Jenkins Roger
Sanela married British financier Roger Jenkins in 1999 and became Sanela Diana Jenkins. At the gym, they met.
Roger and Sanela married for ten years and had two children before separating. Their parting was later regarded as “the happiest divorce ever.”
Currently, he is single. And Has not found with anyone in relation.
Settlement of Divorce
Diana received a $300 million payment as part of her divorce settlement. The deal propelled Diana into the ranks of the UK’s wealthiest women almost immediately.
Diana finally relocated from London to Malibu, California, where she purchased a stunning 3-acre clifftop estate. She began to concentrate on charities and her own business ventures.
Sanela received the Enduring Vision Award from Elton John’s AIDS Foundation in 2012.
In the same year, the Hague Institute for Law Innovation named her one of the “World’s Top Three Justice Innovators.”
Sanela received the 2013 Isa-beg Ishakovi Award for Patriotism in 2013.
Mansion in Malibu
Sanela Diana Jenkins put her Malibu mansion on the market in June 2020. $125 million was paid for the property.
Sanela paid $21 million for the mansion in the early 2000s. She allegedly discovered the estate while on a home tour with her buddy, singer Kid Rock. Kid was supposed to be looking for a place to live, but Diana ended up spending $21 million on him.
In February 2021, it was disclosed that she had sold the house for $87 million to her next-door neighbour, WhatsApp founder Jan Koum. Jan purchased the property next door for $100 million in 2019.
Sanela Diana Jenkins’ Net Worth
Sanela Diana Jenkins is a $300 million-plus Bosnian entrepreneur, philanthropist, and reality television star. Sanela Diana Jenkins has managed to develop a thriving beverage company while also establishing herself as a human rights activist whose work is well-known around the world.
Diana Jenkins debuted as the newest cast member of Bravo’s reality series “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” on May 11, 2022.