Who is P Diddy and what is his net worth 2018? Sean John Combs, professionally known P. Diddy was born on 4 November 1969, in Harlem, New York. He was born to mother Janice and father Melvin Earl Combs. His mother was a model and his father was an associate of Frank Lucas, a drug dealer. He grew up in Mount Vernon, New York. He is a rapper, songwriter, singer, record producer, entrepreneur and an actor as well. He has six children. He is the biological father of five children-Christian, Chance, Justin, twins Jessie and D’Lila and is a stepfather of Quincy. Both of his sons, Quincy and Justin appeared on MTV’s show ‘My Super Sweet 16’.
Education: P. Diddy has completed his schooling in 1987 from Mount Saint Michael Academy, New York. Puffy completed his further education in business administration from the Howard University. After completing his graduation, he started working at the Uptown Records as a talent director.
In the year 1993, Diddy was fired from the Uptown Records. He then established his new record label ‘Bad Boy Entertainment’ as a joint project with Arista Records. He signed many acts to the label, including Faith Evans, 112, Carl Thomas, Total etc. In the year 1994 and 1995, he produced many songs for TLC’s studio album ‘CrazySexyCool’, which reached to 25 on Billboard’s Country Chart.
On 1st July 1997, Diddy released his debut studio album “No Way Out” which peaked to number one in the Billboard’s chart within the first week of its release. He then participated with Jimmy Page on the featured soundtrack “Come with Me” for the 1998 Godzilla film.
P. Diddy had also played the role of a drug dealer in a crime comedy film ‘Made’ in the year 2001. In June, he broke himself up with the Bad Boy Entertainment. “The Saga Continues..”, was the last album released by the label which was certified Platinum by the RIAA. He was also the executive producer of ‘Making the Band’(2002-2009), a television reality show that appeared on MTV. The show intricated interviewing entrants and creating musical acts. There were many acts that started this way. They include Danity Kane, Da Band, Donnie Klang and Day26.
In the 2003 Combs took part in the New York City Marathon and raised 2 million dollars for the city’s educational system. In 2004 he also headed the campaign named “Vote or Die” for the presidential election of 2004.
In 2005 Diddy starred in the film ‘Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power’. He also played the role of Walter Lee Younger in the play ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ written by Lorraine Hansberry that aired in the year 2008. During 2005 Diddy sold the half part of his record company to the American multinational entertainment ‘Warner Music Group’.
In 2010, he created a rap group, named “The Dream Team’. It consists of seven members including Diddy. In the same year, Combs landed a role of Sergio Roma in the comedy film ‘Get Him to the Greek’. He then released his fifth studio album ‘Last Train to Paris’ on 13 December 2010. “Coming Home” was the most successful song of the album which reached number twelve on the US Billboard’s chart of Hot 100. On 29 June 2015, he released a new single “Finna Get Loose” featuring himself and Pharrell Williams.
On April 2016, he declares that he is planning to retire from the music industry after releasing his last album and will be focusing on acting.
Net Worth of P Diddy
P Diddy has an estimated net worth of $800 million. The American artist earns from his music and acting. His hard work lifted him to one of the rapidly growing artists in America and in fact, he is one of the wealthiest and leading hip-hop stars in the world.
P. Diddy owns a $39 million mansion in Holmby Hills. He snagged the property in 2013, from Nile Niami. The two-story “European-style” mansion includes a pool, grotto which is connected by an underwater tunnel, a wine room, a 35-seat theater, a steam and a massage room along with a beauty salon.
Diddy has a liking for cars. The star was spotted driving a black colored Maybach 57, Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder worth $330,000, a silver Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder worth $300,000 and a white Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe. He is also a proud owner of a 1958 Corvette and a private jet.
P. Diddy is the definition of a tycoon.He not only acquired fame in the music industry but also he has established himself well in the field of acting. He has received numerous awards for her albums and singles and has also received many personal honours as well. He has a massive success not only within the United States but also across the world.