P. Diddy aka Sean Combs is an American rapper, actor, record producer, songwriter, and businessman. Puff Daddy, who is also popular by names like Puffy, Diddy. Now let’s have a close look at P. Diddy’s net worth in 2018.
P. Diddy Early Life
P. Diddy was born as Sean John Combs in the year 1969 on the 4th of November in Harlem, New York. He was the son of Janice and Melvin Earl Combs. His mother was into modeling, and his father was in the American Air Force. Sean lost his father at the young age of 2 when he was shot dead in his car.
He went to Mount Saint Michael Academy, which was Roman Catholic, and graduated in the year 1987. Here he was also active in football and won many titles for the team. He got the nickname ‘Puff’ over here because of the usual huffing and puffing on his part every time he got angry.
P. Diddy completed his major in business from Howard University and dropped out after completing the sophomore year. He came back later only to be awarded an Honorary Doctorate in the field of Humanities, and also gave the 146th Commencement Address at the University.
P. Diddy has several children from multiple relationships he had but has never been married. He is today the father of six children with different partners.
P. Diddy Career, Awards & Achievement
Like many others in his industry, Sean also started as an intern. He worked with Uptown Records before getting fired and then starting a record company of his own. His company went by the name ‘Bad Boys Records’ and was started in the year 1993. In this company, he ventured with popular rapper ‘The Notorious B.I.G.’
For his label, he signed up several popular artists like ‘Faith Evans,’ ‘Total,’ ‘112’, and more. And while he was at it, he also went on to produce notable songs like ‘CrazySexyCool,’ which instantly hit out among the people. After a while, Sean became popular in the industry by the name ‘Puff Daddy.’
His rapping career started with his album ‘No Way Out,’ which was a first for him, and also had his very first single ‘Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down’ which was launched in the year 1997. This also got him a series of awards.
After this, he went on to release a series of albums consisting of ‘Forever,’ ‘Press Play,’ ‘The Saga Continues,’ ‘We Reinvented the Remix,’ and ‘Last Train to Paris’. Several singles from all these albums became global hits.
His acting and production career involved multiple television series as well as films. He appeared in shows like ‘Monster’s Ball,’ ‘Draft Day,’ ‘CSI: Miami,’ ‘Hawaii Five-O,’ and more. He has also been the producer of multiple leading shows and films.
Awards & Achievement
P. Diddy’s first album ‘No Way Out’ was nominated for Grammy Awards five times and won the award for ‘Best Rap Album’ in the year 1998. Apart from winning awards for songs, he has also won awards for several films. He received an Oscar award for the ‘Best Documentary Feature’ for none other than ‘Undefeated’ for which he was the executive producer.
Net worth of P. Diddy
P. Diddy is not just popular in artsy fields like acting, rapping, and writing, but also in business and entrepreneurship. He also has his own clothing line and restaurant chain. All this takes his net worth to $850 million.
P. Diddy is a multi-talented personality with experience of working in several leading industries and creating his mark in all of those. His unique rap style has owned him a huge following while gaining accolades from critics and respect from his peers.