How much does the American rapper Sean Comb earn?
The infamous American rapper Sean Comb or more famously known as P. Diddy or Puff Daddy. He is one of the richest musicians as estimated by Forbes magazine.
His albums- “No Way Out,” “The Saga Continues” as well as “Forever” are fondly remembered as his best works. He has three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Award.
He earns millions working as a singer, songwriter, record producer as well as a rapper. Earning from all of his ventures in music as well as his other businesses, he has an estimated net worth value of $750 Million!
Born in the Harlem of New York, USA, he was born on the 4th November of 1969. His parents- Janice Mount Vernon and Melvin Earl Combs originally named him Sean John Combs.
His mother is a former model and also worked as a teacher’s assistant, while his father was a New York Drug dealer and one of Frank Lucas’ associate.
Unfortunately, his father was shot dead while on his car on the Central Park West during one of his drug deals. This happened when he was just a kid. His mother raised mostly him all by herself in Mount Vernon, New York.
Graduating from the Mount Saint Michael Academy, he was a major athelete while in school. His team even won a division title nin the year 1986. He then attended the Howard University to finish his education but dropped out before completing.
After dropping out of his University, he started working as an intern in the New York’s Uptown Record. While working as a talent director, he also helped to develop the famous artists like- “Jodeci and Mary J. Blige.” He later founded his own record label- “Bad Boy Entertainment” along with “Arista Records.”
As a Record Producer
With his newly founded record label, he started recording with the then-newcomer- The Notorious B.I.G and Craig Mack. both of them were instant hits releasing the popular singles like- “Ready To Die.”
He then signed several more artists who would later become the infamous- Carl Thomas, faith Evans, 112, Total and Father MC. He produced several more hit songs including the TLC’s CrazySexyCool which came 25th on the Billboard Top Pop Album of the decade.
As a rapper/musician
Debuting to the music field with the pseudonym- Puff Daddy, he released his debut vocal work- “Cant Nobody Hold Me Down” in 1997. The single remained on the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 28 weeks.
Commercially successful, his debut album- “No Way Out” was also released soon after on July 1, 1997. Although the album was named- Hell Up In Harlem at first, after the death of The Notorious B.I.G, several changes were made to the album.
Once again, the album was a huge success topping the Billboard charts selling over 550 thousand copies in its first week. Apart from his hit debut album, his other famed work includes his albums like- “Forever,” “The Saga Continues,” and “Ready to Die.”
As a TV Star and Actor
Comb made his official cinematic debut in 2001 with the film- Made. He starred in the film as Rulz. The same year he appeared in the role of Lawrence Musgrove in the film- “Monster’s Ball.” Follwing with Carlito’s Way: “Rise to Power,” he has appeared in several more films like- “Getting Up,” “Shoedog,” “Getting Him To The Greek,” and “Draft Day.”
Sean Combs also owns his own clothing line named- Sean John which was also nominated for The Council of Fashion Designers of America.
Along with the success of his clothing line, he also owned two restaurants named Justin’s which is named after his son. However, both of them closed off by 2012.
|Date of birth||November 4, 1969|
|Birthplace||New York, US|
|Father’s name||Melvin Earl Combs|
|Mother’s name||Janice Mount Vernon|
|Net Worth||$750 Million|
Relationships and Love Life
Back in 1993, Sean Combs dated the businesswoman- Sarah Chapman. They remained in a long-term relationship although it was never made public until later on when Sarah became pregnant. She gave birth to their first child- Chance in July 2006.
Unfortunately, the couple later split. Sean even took the legal responsibility of their daughter.
Later, he then dated the model Kim Porter with whom he also adopted a boy named- Quincy Jones Brown. The couple later had three other children- Christian, D’Lila Star and Jessie James. They too separated in 2007.
Famous with millions of fans, it is no surprise that the rapper is quite popular on the internet as well. However, he is not an active on social medias. Although, he has a lot of fan pages made in his name until today.
Earning from all of his ventures, he has earned millions from eaach new launch. He is currently one of the richest rappers as listed by the Forbes magazine. He has a staggering estimated net worth value of $750 Million.