Rapper and music producer Sean “Diddy” Combs formally known as Puff Daddy was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer in 2017 by Forbes with an estimated net worth of $820 million. It said that Combs, earned an estimated $130 million in the 12 months ended June 1, 2017, which was attributed to the big pay-out to his Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, earnings from his Sean John clothing line, and his partnership with Ciroc vodka.
Sean John Combs was born on November 4, 1969 in Harlem, United States and was raised in Mount Vernon, New York. He is also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy and Diddy. He is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer and entrepreneur. He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records Uptown before founding his label Bad Boy Entertainment in 1993.
Puff Daddy’s debut album “No Way Out” (1997) has been certified seven times platinum and was followed by successful albums such as “Forever” (1999), “The Saga Continues…” (2001), and “Press Play” (2006). In 2009 Combs formed the musical group Diddy-Dirty Money and released the critically well-reviewed and commercially successful album “Last Train to Paris” (2010).
Combs has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, and is the producer of MTV’s “Making the Band”. He is the Chairman and CEO of Combs Enterprises.