P Diddy or rather Sean Combs net worth in 2018 is a topic of interest mainly to the Hip-Hop lovers after some news back in much hit the headlines that he has been dethroned on the Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artist list by non-other but Jay Z.
P. Diddy who also goes by stage names Diddy, Puff Daddy is a renowned entrepreneur, one of the greatest rappers, a record producer who has also dipped his legs into Hollywood as an actor.
To date, P Diddy has released six studio albums and one mixtape his latest ones being the Last Train to Paris and No Way Out 2 (TBA). Today we are going to look at P. Diddy net worth in 2018 and assess why he might or might not become hip hop’s first billionaire. We shall also reveal a few things you probably don’t know about P. Diddy.
Sean John Combs was the name given to him by his parents Melvin Earl Combs and Janice when he was born in 1969. The mother was a teacher and a model while the father was working on U.S Air Force. He grew up in Mount Vernon New York where he attended Mount Michael Academy. He would then join Howard University but dropped out in his sophomore year.
In regards to Combs personal life, Combs is a father of six children from different mothers. The parents of the six children are his high school girlfriend Misa Hylton-Brim, Kimberly Porter and Sarah Chapman.
When Combs is not working, he does some charity through Daddy’s House Social Programs which he founded.
Combs music career kicked off when he became an intern in Uptown Records back in 1990. He fired in 1993 a thing that pushed him in establishing his label Bad Boy Entertainment. Soon things got better after signing The Notorious B.I.G as he released hit singles which attracted other signings such as 112, Usher, TLC, Mary J. Blige, Aretha Franklin, Lil Kim and many others.
In 1997, Diddy released his debut single “Can’t Nobody Hold Me Down” and peaked at position one on Billboard Hot 100 for 28 weeks and that same year released his debut album No Way Out. No Way Out won Combs a Grammy Award for the Best Rap Album. Commercially the album sold more than 7 million copies earning 7*Platinum certification. His second album is titled Forever released in 1999, and on charts, it peaked at position two on US Billboard 200 and commercially sold over 1 million units. Other albums are The Saga Continues… (2001), Press Play (2006), Last Train to Paris (2010) and No Way Out 2 (TBA).
Apart from Music P Diddy is also an actor and has been featured on several films the latest ones in his list being I’m Still Here (2010), Draft Day (2014), Muppets Most Wanted (2014), Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story (2017) and The Defiant Ones (2017).
Other than entertainment Combs is an entrepreneur who has a clothing line called Sean John, he also has a men’s perfume called “I Am King,” he owns Cîroc Vodka 50 percent of it, he also does have a significant equity stake in Revolt TV among other businesses.
On awards & achievements associated with P. Diddy, he has been awarded Hollywood Walk of Fame, 1 NAACP Image Awards, 3 BET Awards, 2 BET Hip Hop Awards, 2 MTV Video Music Awards, 3 Grammy Awards,
Net Worth, Salary & Income
As of 2018, P. Diddy net worth is estimated to be around $825 million. For several years now P. Diddy has been holding the throne as the wealthiest hip-hop artist. However, he has been dethroned off by Jay Z whose net worth is said to be $900 million now taking the second position as the wealthiest hip-hop artist in the world. The source of P. Diddy net worth fortune of $825 million has been amassed through the sale of his music, concert sales tickets, and his label. Other sources of P. Diddy net worth fortune is his business ventures where he has invested in brands such as Diageo’s Cîroc, he has huge stakes in TV network Revolt, owns a clothing line called Sean John, men’s accessories such as men’s perfume “I Am King” and water brands such as tequila DeLeon and Aquahydrate.
7 Facts You Need To Know About P. Diddy
You know him as Sean Combs, Puff Daddy, Sean Diddy and many other stage names but regardless of how much you know here are a few things you probably don’t know about P. Diddy.
1. When he was a little boy and angry he would huff and puff which made him nicknamed by a childhood friend Puff Daddy.
2. His father was murdered by being shot by a New York gang.
3. Did you know P Diddy first job was newspaper delivery boy?
4. What Diddy fears most is having a long second toe.
5. His mother had to work for four jobs in order to get him to college.
6. Diddy is a doctor considering he was awarded an honorary doctor of humanities from Howard University.
7. He learned the cause of his father death when he was in college, and all along he thought that his death was caused by a car accident.
P. Diddy net worth in 2019 might see him catch up with Jay Z or get just below him however you can bet he will retake his position as the hip-hop wealthiest artist. Let’s lookout as he might drop some smash hit soon.