Sean Combs, AKA Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, and Diddy, is an American businessman, rapper, and entrepreneur. Born in Harlem and raised in Mount Vernon, New York, Combs worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding his own label, Bad Boy Entertainment, in 1993. Combs’ debut album “No Way Out” has been certified seven times platinum and was followed by successful albums such as “Forever”, “The Saga Continues… “, and “Press Play”.
Combs has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards and was the producer of MTV’s reality competition show “Making the Band”.
Diddy Net Worth 2019: $850 Million
Sean Combs, also known as Puff Daddy and Diddy, has a reported net worth of approximately $850 million.
Combs graduated from the Roman Catholic Mount Saint Michael Academy in 1987. He played football for the academy, and his team won a division title in 1986.Combs said that he was given the nickname “Puff” as a child, because he would “huff and puff” when he was angry.
Combs was a business major at Howard University but left after his sophomore year.
In 1993, after being fired from Uptown, Combs established his new label Bad Boy Entertainment as a joint venture with Arista Records, taking then-newcomer The Notorious B.I.G. with him.
In 1997, under the name Puff Daddy, Combs recorded his first commercial vocal work as a rapper. His debut single, “Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down”, spent 28 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, peaking at number one.
In 2010, Combs played a role in the comedy film Get Him to the Greek, as Sergio Roma, a record company executive.
On April 18, 2011, Combs appeared in season one of Hawaii Five-0, guest starring as an undercover NYPD detective.
In November 2012 Combs appeared in an episode of the eighth season of the American sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
On February 26, 2014, Combs premiered “Big Homie”, featuring Rick Ross and French Montana, as the first single from his mixtape MMM (Money Making Mitch).
Sean “Diddy” Combs donated $200,000 to the Suubi “Hope” Health Care Center in Uganda towards improving women’s maternity healthcare.
Diddy’s three children are now motherless as a source confirms Kim Porter have died Lobar Pneumonia.