Diddy, popularly known as Puff Daddy, is an American rapper, singer, record producer, entrepreneur, and designer. Puff Daddy is best known for his record label Bad Boy Entertainment. He also has a successful own solo musical and entrepreneurial career. If you are a fan of P.Diddy then read the post below to know more about him.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
P.Diddy’s real name is Sean John Combs. He was born in Harlem, New York City, on November 4, 1969. The talented rapper was raised in Mount Vernon, New York. His father was shot to death when he was sitting in his car on Central Park West. Combs was just two years old at that time. Combs graduated from the Roman Catholic Mouth Saint Michael Academy in 1987. He enrolled at Howard University as a business major but left to quit in his sophomore year.
When Combs left Uptown, he worked as a newcomer artist. He joined The Notorious B.I.G., AKA Biggie Smalls to make music. The Notorious B.I.G. and Craig Mack released many hit singles with Bad Boy, and Combs.P.Diidy also formed an in-house production team that was known as The Hitmen. The company hired artists like Jodeci, Usher, Lil’ Kim, TLC, Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men, and Aretha Franklin. In the mid-1990s, Bad Boy and Death Row Records hired many artists.
In 2001 Combs changed his stage name to “Puff Daddy”. He later changed it to “P. Diddy. Diddy reached heights of success throughout his career. He releases many hit singles and albums. He also collaborated with many popular singers and rappers.
Combs is a dad to six children. His first biological child was born in 1993. The mother of the child is designer Misa Hylton-Brim. He was involved in an on-again-off-again relationship with Kimberly Porter in the year 1994 to 2007.
They had a son and twin daughters together. Combs also adopted Porter’s son from her previous relationship. Porter passed away in November 2018. Combs also has a daughter with Sarah Chapman.
In December 1999, at the Club New York in Manhattan, gunfire broke out. He was accompanied by his then-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez. P.diddy and his fellow rapper Shyne were arrested for police investigation as they were accused of weapons violations. Combs was also arrested for driving on a license that was suspended.
P.Diddy’s Net Worth
Diddy has an estimated net worth of $900 million dollars. Diddy is one of the highest-paid singers. He is one of the richest celebrities in the world. In recent years, P.Diddy earns $50 – $100 million. Between the years 2000 and 2020 he earned over $1 billion from his business empire.
- 2007 $28 million
- 2008 $35 million
- 2009 $30 million
- 2010 $30 million
- 2011 $35 million
- 2012 $45 million
- 2013 $50 million
- 2014 $60 million
- 2015 $60 million
- 2016 $62 million
- 2017 $130 million
- 2018 $64 million
- 2019 $103 million
- 2020 $55 million
- Total $787 million