Andrew Diamond

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Andrew Diamond is an American Singer-Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, and Record Producer.

Early Life

Andrew Diamond was born on the 19th of June, 1969, in Stanford, California, the United States of America. According to his birth date, this man is 53 years old and holds American nationality.

His birth name is Andrew Seidel. Likewise. his birth sign is Gemini and believes in Christianity by religion. However, there is no any information regarding his ethnicity, parents, siblings, and childhood life. As a successful singer, he might have been raised well as a child by his parents.

Education

Talking about his academic career, Diamond has not yet shared his academic qualification in public. Looking at him, it seems he well an educated person and might have graduated from a well-known university in America.

Professional Career

Andrew Diamond began his musical career when he was ten years old and received a drum set as a Christmas present. He played in school bands and realized he wanted to be a musician by the age of thirteen.

Diamond first heard reggae music during this period while listening to the campus radio station KZSU. He was instantly hooked and began playing reggae. He toured with The Native Sons of Portland, Oregon on two occasions in 1992. They visited Oregon, Utah, Wyoming, Montana, and Colorado.

Andrew joined the Cardiff Reefers, a San Diego, California band, in 1993. Later, he toured and recorded with the Cardiff Reefers for two years before leaving to pursue recording studio engineering. He traveled with Jamaican reggae singers The Itals in 1995.

His connection with Itals musician David Isaacs encouraged him to visit Jamaica for the first time. Later, he began recording in Jamaica with many of Kingston’s notable studio artists, including guitarist Dwight Pinkney, percussionist Bongo Herman, and singer Winston Jarrett. In 2000, he requested Winston Jarrett to tour and perform at the Sierra Nevada Music Festival for the first time.

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Caption: Andrew Diamond during his stage performance (Source: Wikipedia)

He formed The Solid Foundation Band to join Winston Jarrett on this tour. Following the success of the Winston Jarrett performances, The Solid Foundation Band continued to travel with other Jamaican singers such as Tony Rebel, Queen Ifrica, Everton Blender, and Richie Spice.

Prezident Brown hired The Solid Foundation Band as his supporting band in 2002. Diamond went to Jamaica in 2004.

Other works

He was the Resident Engineer at Geejam Studios in Port Antonio, and he began writing and recording songs for his debut album, “Diamond in the Rough.” Later, he moved to Washington DC after two years in Jamaica and released “Diamond in the Rough” on his SUB80 Record label.

He gave over the drummer’s chair in The Solid Foundation Band to Nelson Miller, one of Burning Spear’s drummers, and walked to the front of the stage as a singer. In addition, he toured the United States with Prezident Brown on four occasions in 2007, and his album, “Diamond in the Rough,” was released in 2007.

He stayed in Lusaka, Zambia, from 2010 to 2015, when he recorded traditional African music and mixed Tarrus Riley’s Mecoustic album. In 2015, he moved to Kingston, Jamaica, where he operates his recording studio.

Awards

Diamond in the Rough, his first solo album, was named one of the “Top 10 Reggae Albums of 2007” by ReggaeTrade Radio. Seeing his musical success, he might earn more of them in the following years.

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Caption: Andrew Diamond with his band member (Source: ReverbNation)

Andrew Diamond – Net Worth 2023

As a successful musician and singer, he has a whopping net worth of $5 million to $10 million. However, this singer has not yet shared information regarding his salary, and income.

Relationship Status

This multi-talented singer has not shared information regarding his relationship status in public or media. However, we may presume that he might be single and currently not dating anyone at the moment. Likewise, this man is not a part of any kind of controversy nor got any rumors at the moment.

Andrew Diamond – Body Measurements

This singer has long dark hair with light green eyes color. However, there is not much information regarding his height, weight, and other body measurements.

Social Media

Moreover, this American singer is not active on any kinds of social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.