Diddy also known as Sean Combs, is a popular rapper, actor, record producer, and record executive from the United States. Diddy is widely known for his albums No Way Out (1997), Forever (1999), Press Play (2006), and The Saga Continues… (2001). Moreover, He has also created and nurtured artists such as Mary J. Blige, Notorious B.I.G., and Usher.
Table of Biography
Sean Combs was born in New York City, United States on the 4th of November 1969. He is well-known by his stage name Diddy. He is 53 years old under the zodiac sign Scorpio. Sean holds an American nationality and follows the Christianity religion.
Regarding his family background, he is the son of Melvin Earl Combs (Father) and Janice Combs (Mother). His mother, Janice is a model and teacher’s assistant by profession while his father, Melvin works with a drug dealer.
He grew up along with his sister, Keisha Combs. His father was shot and killed in 1972. He was raised by his mother after his father passed away in Mt. Vernon, New York.
Speaking of his educational background, He received his high school diploma from the all-boys Roman Catholic “Mount Saint Michael Academy” in 1987. He participated in football on a regular basis in high school and even won his division.
He left “Howard University,” where he was majoring in business, in 1989, and began working as an intern for “Uptown Records” in New York. Eventually, he was dismissed from there.
Career and Professional Life
Talking about his career, After being fired from “Uptown Records,” he founded “Bad Boy Records” in 1993 alongside “Arista Records” and The Notorious B.I.G. Many popular hits, including The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Ready to Die” album, was created by “Bad Boy Records.”
Faith Evans’ debut album, “Faith,” was released by “Bad Boy Records” in 1995. The single, “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore,” also included Mary J. Blige. The album had a successful chart run.
He released his debut album, “No Way Out,” on July 1, 1997, through the “Bad Boy Records” label. The album was a commercial success and featured the number-one single “Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down.”
He contributed to the creation of Mariah Carey’s sixth studio album, “Butterfly,” which was released in September 1997. He also worked on the song “I Know What Girls Like” from rapper Jay Z’s album “In My Lifetime, Vol. 1” that same year.
He released his album “Forever” in 1999, to mixed reviews from music critics. The following year, the album was made public in the UK. He created albums like “Life Story,” “Emotional,” “War & Peace Vol. 2,” and “Shyne” in 2000.
He released the album “The Saga Continues” in 2001, and it appeared on many music charts. Many popular songs, including “Bad Boy For Life,” “That’s Crazy,” and “Let’s Get It,” could be found on the album.
He oversaw the production of Mary J. Blige’s commercially successful 2003 album, “Love & Life.” He also worked on the soundtrack for the ‘Bad Boys II movie that year, which included the song ‘Shake Ya Tailfeather.
More about his career
He released his album “Press Play” in 2006, to generally negative reviews. Nevertheless, the album was a huge hit and made numerous appearances on music charts that year.
Further, He released his album “Last Train to Paris” in 2010, and it was distributed by the “Bad Boy Records” label. He produced singles prior to the album’s release, including “Hello Good Morning,” “Angels,” “Loving You No More,” and “Coming Home.”
He made a cameo appearance in the first season of “Hawaii Five-0” in 2011. Additionally, He announced the debut of the music-focused cable television network “Revolt TV” the following year.
Furthermore, He starred in the eighth season of the American television sitcom “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” in 2012. He has appeared in movies like “Monster’s Ball,” “Made,” and “Get Him to the Greek” in addition to TV shows.
Diddy – Net Worth 2023
Diddy has earned a massive amount of money through his hard work and brilliance. His estimated net worth is around $400 million as of 2023.
He also earns massive wealth from endorsements with different brands and companies. Further, He is the founder of the “Sean John” clothing brand. He has also introduced the “I Am King” line of men’s perfumes. He also runs a few eateries. Moreover, As the brand’s spokesperson, Diddy has helped Ciroc become one of the best-selling vodkas worldwide.
Awards and Achievements
Diddy won the “Grammy Award” for “No Way Out” in the “Best Rap Album” category in 1998. Again in 1999, He won the “Grammy Award” for “Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group” for his work on the song “I’ll Be Missing You.”
Moreover, He earned a “Grammy Award” in 2004 for “Shake Ya Tailfeather” in the category of “Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group.”
Regarding his personal life, Diddy is currently in a romantic relationship with Yung Miami. He has five kids of his own. Quincy, the child of his ex-girlfriend Kimberly Porter, is also his stepson.
His relationship with fashion designer Misa Hylton-Brim, whom he dated in high school, resulted in the birth of his eldest son Justin.
His relationship with Kim Porter produced his son Christian and twin daughters D’Lila and Jessie. However, His union with Porter came to an end in 2007. He assumed legal responsibility for Chance, a child from his union with Sarah Chapman, in the same year.
Diddy is very handsome and attractive undoubtedly. He has a perfect height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m/178 cm) and weighs around 86 kg (190 lbs). In addition, Diddy has black pair of eyes and black hair color.
Diddy – Social Media
He is active on his Instagram account @diddy with 19.5 million followers. Moreover, he also has 6,754 followers on Twitter and 6.8 million followers on Facebook.