Reports from various sources suggest that DIAMOND and SILK combined net worth till April 2023 has been estimated to be somewhere around $ 5.5 million. This can be credited to their massive social media following as well It is said that fame and money go hand in hand but achieving fame requires its share of hard work, skills and effort. A cogent example of this is two famous American personalities Ineitha Lynnette Hardaway and Herneitha Rochelle Hardaway Richardson. They are known as ‘Diamond and Silk’ respectively which are their professional names and they are sisters. Ineitha Lynnette Hardaway was born on November 25, 1971, and Herneitha Rochelle Hardaway Richardson was born on January 17, 1971. They have been on the social media space for quite some time but they catapulted to fame during the presidential campaign of Donald Trump in 2016. They have been a social media sensation ever since and enjoy a massive fan following online as well as offline. The news of the demise of Inietha Lynnette Hardaway (Diamond) was received earlier this year on January 8, 2023. Though the exact cause of her death is yet to be ascertained, it is said that she passed away due to a chronic heart disease.
Owing to their immense popularity, the famous duo is estimated to have a net worth which runs into millions. Though gaining fame is no cakewalk, Diamond and Silk used their skills to generate not just one but multiple sources of income. Their careers have been popular and controversial at the same time owing to their opinions and views on political situations and the pandemic. They were conservative American video bloggers and political analysts. They shared their views on political scenarios from time to time through their videos and blog posts. They were especially famous for their pro-Trump videos to who they offered their unwavering support. They have also been successful anchors for Fox Nation and have been actively contributing content to the news channel Newsmax. Their social media accounts have a lot of pictures and videos of Diamond and Silk with Donald Trump. They had amassed so much popularity that they were invited by the Trump camp to their campaign rallies to campaign for Donald Trump. They have been known for unabashedly sharing their opinions and comments on the political situations in the country.
However, the sisters haven’t had it easy. They have had their fair share of setbacks along their journey as well. In April 2018, Facebook blocked and censored their page on the social media platform and termed them as ‘unsafe to the country’. In April 2018, they also testified in front of Congress with regard to their removal from Facebook. In 2020, they stirred another controversy by questioning the veracity of the Covid-19 data. They had said that the data was inaccurate and falsely presented to show Donald Trump in a bad light. This controversy led to their termination from Fox News in 2020.
Owing to their rock-solid relationship with former President Donald Trump, they have over 2.3 million followers on Facebook and over 1.3 million followers on Instagram. On Twitter, they enjoy a fan following of over 6,50,000 and they have close to 1,40,000 subscribers on YouTube. These figures stand testimony to their colossal and genuine popularity. Since they have been staunch supporters of Donald Trump ever since he started campaigning for the post of President of the United States, a substantial amount of income has been generated by Diamond and Silk through the promotion of Donald Trump Merchandise on their social media portals as well as their website.
The popular duo have been successful in their ventures by using their skills to the best of their ability along with the right marketing and strategizing techniques implemented smartly. A net worth of over $5.5 million is proof of their popularity. In the year 2020, Diamond and Silk published a book ‘Uprising: Who the Hell Said You Cant Ditch and Switch?-The Awakening of Diamond and Silk’. It is a heart-warming story in which they have chronicled their journey, family life, political views and their struggles. They have described how they have overcome poverty and created opportunities out of adversity. The book gained immense popularity in their fan base and thousands of copies were sold in a short duration of time. The sales of their book too have contributed to their outstanding net worth. Their strong association with Donald Trump helps them generate traffic on their webpage which is another contributor to their income.
Various popular brands have collaborated with Diamond and Silk. They showcase their products across their social media pages and website which is yet another source of their income. Not just online, Diamond and Silk have encashed their popularity offline as well. They charge $50 for a ticket if you wish to see them and click a photograph. For $150 you can go with them for dinner. These have been rather innovative ways that the famous duo have come up with to earn. They have not relied only on one source of income but on a plethora of streams to generate income.
Though Diamond is no longer with us, Silk had announced that she would continue under the same name as she felt that Diamond is irreplaceable. Donald Trump too paid obeisance to his trusted and loyal supporter after getting the news of her death in which he said that there was no better team than Diamond and Silk and that Diamond’s death was unexpected and she will be missed. The sisters had called themselves Trump’s “most outspoken and loyal supporters”. They also own a skincare brand called ‘Diamond and Silk Regimen’ which is specialised for those with dry and sensitive skin. Diamond and Silk have used their talent to gain popularity and have earned a fortune through a variety of income streams. They have overcome various hurdles and have achieved phenomenal success, money and fame. Diamond and Silk have carved a niche for themselves in the social media space.