Sean combs professionally known as Puff daddy is a rapper and music producer born on November 4, 1969, in New York. Losing his father at the age of 5, puffy was raised by his mother, a teaching assistant in Harlem. He attended a local catholic school in the Bronx and later pursued a degree in business administration at Howard University but dropped out prior to his second year following an internship opportunity at uptown records.

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Before long, Sean had risen through the ranks to become vice president successfully producing many artists for the label.

In the late 90’s Diddy then started the Bad boy entertainment company which thrived on a reputation of successfully unearthing big hip hop and RnB talents such as Christopher Wallace A.K.A Biggie Smalls, Mase, Faith Evans, Mariah curry, and Lil Kim among others. Before the end of the 20th century, the company had sold records virtually worth $90m.

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In 1997 Combs released his first studio album dubbed ‘’NO WAY OUT’’ which had arguably one of the greatest songs of all time ‘’I’ll BE MISSING YOU’’ a tribute to Biggie Smalls following his assassination earlier that year.

The album went platinum, securing him 5 Grammy nominations. Sean Combs has several albums to his name and has worked with many big names such as Busta Rhymes, Jay Z, Usher, Snoop Dogg, Dj Khaled, Rick Ross, and Eminem.

Puff daddy might have gained prominence for his musical ingenuity but he is also widely known for his entrepreneurial prowess. He launched the fashion brand Sean John in 1996 and sold it after 20 years for an estimated $70m. he also has dibs on colossal brands such as Ciroc where he purportedly gains 50% of the profit from sales, Aqua hydrate alkaline water where he has close to $10m worth of investment, and Deleon tequila. He is also a shareholder in the television network Revolt TV.

Over the past 30 years, sean has managed to amass prodigious wealth making him one of the richest and most influential people on the hip-hop scene. His net worth is estimated at a mouthwatering   $900m.

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