Puff Daddy is a pre-eminent American singer, rapper, entrepreneur, record executive, plus record producer. Puff Daddy became the first male rapper to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2008.
|Full Name:||Sean Combs|
|Born Date:||04 Nov 1969|
|Net Worth:||$ 990 Million|
Puff Daddy was conceived on November 4, 1969, and he is presently 51 years old. His complete name is Sean Love Combs, whereas his birth name is Sean John Combs. Puff Daddy is really Sean Comb’s stage name, and his other stage names include Puffy, P. Diddy, and Diddy.
Furthermore, Puff Daddy comes from Manhattan’s Harlem in New York City. He then was brought up in Mount Vernon, New York. Puff’s parents are mom Janice (Smalls) and dad Melvin Earl Combs. His mom was a model and teacher’s assistant. Furthermore, Puff’s dad served in the U.S. Air Force, and he was also an associate of sentenced New York drug dealer Frank Lucas.
At the age of 33 years, Puff’s dad was shot to death. This occurred while Melvin was in Central Park West, sitting in his vehicle. At the time, Puff Daddy was just two years old. Likewise, Puff has a sister called Keisha.
Speaking about his educational journey, Puff Daddy went to the Roman Catholic Mount Saint Michael Academy. He finished from there in 1987. Puff also performed football for the academy. His team conquered a division title in the year 1986. Furthermore, he shared that individuals gave him the nickname “Puff” as a kid because he would “huff and puff” when he was angry.
For his higher learning, Puff Daddy majored in business at Howard University. Nevertheless, Puff left after his sophomore year. Then in the year 2014, Puff Daddy went back to Howard University. This time, he earned an Honorary Doctorate in Humanities. He also presented the University’s 146th Commencement Address.
Career and Professional Life
Professionally, Puff Daddy is a well-known rapper, singer, record executive, record producer, and also entrepreneur. Puff served as a talent director at Uptown Records. The rapper later established his own record label called “Bad Boy Records” in the year 1993. Since then, Puff Daddy has produced & cultivated artists such as Usher, The Notorious B.I.G., plus Mary J. Blige, among others.
Moreover, Puff Daddy’s debut music album is No Way Out, which he delivered in 1997. This music album is certified seven times platinum. The rapper accompanied it with Forever in 1999, The Saga Continues… in 2001, and Press Play in 2006, then in 2009, Puff Daddy created the musical group “Dirty Money.” With the group, the rapper delivered the album Last Train to Paris in 2010.
Furthermore, Puff has acquired three Grammy Awards. Alongside this, the rapper has won two MTV Video Music Awards. The rapper is also the producer of Making the Band that broadcasts on MTV. Besides his profession in the music industry, Puff Daddy is also an entrepreneur.
As an entrepreneur, Puff Daddy began a clothing line named “Sean John” in the year 1998. This brand was drafted for the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) award for “Menswear Designer of the Year.” This appointment was in the year 2000, and the brand later acquired the same award in 2004.
Then in November 2008, rapper Puff Daddy combined a men’s perfume called “I Am King,” the aforementioned brand. The fragrance is committed to Barack Obama, Martin Luther King Jr., plus Muhammad Ali. The advertisement for this fragrance featured model Bar Refaeli. Furthermore, in early 2016, the brand launched its GIRLS collection.
Puff Daddy was wedded to Kimberly Porter from 1994 to 2007. Moreover, from 2007 to 2018, Puff Daddy was wedded to Cassie Ventura. The rapper has six biological kids. Among them, the rapper’s first child is his son, Justin. Puff Daddy fathered Justin in the year 1993 with designer Misa Hylton-Brim. The rapper’s first biological boy went to UCLA on a football scholarship.
Before their marriage, Puff and his first woman, Kimberly, had an on-again, off-again relationship from 1971. Puff fostered as well as raised Quincy. Quincy was conceived in 1991 and is Kimberly’s son from a past relationship. Quincy’s biological dad is Al B. Sure!, a singer-producer. Both Quincy and Justin performed on MTV’s My Super Sweet 16.
For Quincy’s 16th birthday, the rapper organized a celebrity-studded party and gave Quincy two vehicles as his present. Likewise, for Justin’s 16th birthday, the rapper gave the young son a $360,000 Maybach car.
With his first wife, Kimberly, Puff Daddy shares a son called Christian and twin daughters, namely D’Lila Star plus Jessie James. Christian was conceived in 1998, and the twins were conceived in 2006. Sorrowfully, Kimberly died on November 15, 2018, due to pneumonia.
Furthermore, five months before, Puff welcomed the twins with Kimberly, and he welcomed a girl with Sarah Chapman. Sarah and Puff’s daughter is called Chance. The rapper took lawful responsibility for Chance in October 2007. After his separation from Kimberly in 2007, Puff Daddy was in a long-term relationship with Cassie Ventura until 2018. Nevertheless, he appears to be single presently.
Puff Daddy stands tall at an estimated height of 1.78 meters or 5 feet 10 inches, and his weight is about 190 lbs or 86 kgs. Furthermore, the rapper’s chest-waist-bicep sizes are 42-35-15 inches sequentially. Puff Daddy has dark brown eyes plus hair of the same color.
Social Media and Net Worth
Speaking about his social media availability, Puff Daddy entered Twitter in December 2008 and so far has more than 15.4 million followers on his @Diddy account. Furthermore, on his @diddy Instagram, the rapper has over 18 million fans. The rapper has more than 6.6 million people following his journey on Facebook.
Moreover, the famous rapper founded his “Diddy” Youtube channel on March 5, 2009. So far, this channel has more than 189 million views and 399K subscribers as of June 2021.
Speaking about his net worth plus earnings, Fortune magazine dubbed Puff Daddy at number 12 on their top 40 of entrepreneurs under 40 in the year 2002. Moreover, Forbes Magazine measures that Puff Daddy made $130 million in May 2017. This put rapper No. 1 among entertainers. In 2021, Puff Daddy’s net worth estimation is about $990 million as per online sources. Furthermore, the rapper owns a house in Alpine, New Jersey. Puff Daddy truly bought this for $7 million U.S. dollars.