Sean Combs Net Worth
Sean Combs is an American rapper as well as an actor, producer, and business owner with a net worth of $820 million, according to Forbes Magazine. He started with Uptown records but got fired from that job, which pushed him to strike out on his own. He then established his own record company known as Bad Boys Records in 1993.
Who Is Sean Combs?
Born in Harlem, New York, on November 4, 1969, Sean Combs launched his music
production company, Bad Boy Entertainment, in 1993, and worked with artists like Mariah
Carey, Mary J. Blige and Biggie Smalls. After Biggie was murdered in 1997, Combs recorded the tribute “I’ll be Missing You,” which topped the Billboard singles chart for eleven weeks and launched Combs’ first album, No Way Out (1997) to platinum status.
Sean Combs has taken on a number of other monikers, including “Puff Daddy,” “P. Diddy” and “Diddy.” On his birthday in 2017, Combs announced on Instagram that he would only be answering to the name “Brother Love” or “Love.” Two days later, he shared another Instagram video, this time claiming that his name change was just a joke. “Well, ladies and gentlemen, today I’ve come to the conclusion that you cannot play around with the internet,” he said in the video.
“I was only joking. Okay? I didn’t change my name. It’s just part of one of my alter egos. One of my alter egos is Love.”
Born in Harlem, Rise at Uptown Records
Singer, songwriter and producer Sean John Combs was born on November 4, 1969, in Harlem, New York. Raised by his mother after his father was murdered in 1974, Sean Combs grew up in Mt. Vernon, New York, and attended a Catholic boys school in the Bronx. He earned the nickname “Puffy” in high school because of his habit of puffing out his chest to make his body seem bigger.
Sean “Brother Love” Combs majored in business administration at Howard University, producing weekly dance parties and running an airport shuttle service while attending classes. He dropped out to pursue an internship at Uptown Records, which led to a talent director position. Combs rapidly rose to the level of vice president and had success producing several key artists for Uptown, but left the company in the early 1990s.
Combs has six children from three different women. He owns a home in Alpine, New Jersey.
Sean Combs Bio Info
Full name: Sean John Combs
Born: 4 November 1969 (age 48 years), Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
Height: 1.78 m
Partner(s): Cassie Ventura (2006-2008, 2015-present)
Labels: Bad Boy; Epic (current); Uptown; Arista; Universal; Atlantic; Interscope (former)
Children: Justin Dior Combs, Christian Casey Combs, Chance Combs, Jessie James Combs, D’Lila Star Combs
Sean Combs Quotes
- If you dream and you believe, you can do it. – Sean Combs
- Music is the most powerful form of communication in the world. It brings us all together. Even religion separates us, but a hit record unites us across religious beliefs, race, politics. – Sean Combs
- I’ve got to take a break, to be honest. I’m not even going to lie. – Sean Combs
- I feel safe in white because deep down inside, I’m an angel. – Sean Combs
Sean Combs Videos on YouTube
Sean talks about his key to looking so young, his new documentary, building an empire, how the hip-hop world has changed, and reveals the most famous person to ever go into the candy room in his house.