Sean Combs

Rapper + Producer + Actor
Born Nov 4, 1969

Sean John Combs, also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Diddy and P Diddy, is an American rapper, singer, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Combs was born in Harlem and grew up in Mount Vernon, New York. He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding Bad Boy Records in 1993. He signed The Notorious B.I.G. and profited from the success of the artists he signed.… Read More

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    Fractures In The Coalition Of The Ascendant
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    Gems From Sean Combs' Right Hand Woman, Ericka Pittman
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    Diddy Donates $1 M Toward Howard University Students' Debt
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    Diddy Donates $1 M Toward Howard University Students' Debt
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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Sean Combs.


1969 Birth Born on November 4, 1969.


1986 16 Years Old He played football for the academy, and his team won a division title in 1986. … Read More


1990 - 1994 5 More Events
1997 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, under the name Puff Daddy, Combs recorded his first commercial vocal work as a rapper. … Read More
1998 28 Years Old 1 More Event
Combs collaborated with Jimmy Page on the song "Come with Me" for the 1998 film Godzilla.
In April 1999 Combs was charged with assault as a result of an incident with Steve Stoute of Interscope Records. … Read More


2001 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Combs changed his stage name from "Puff Daddy" to "P. Diddy" in 2001. … Read More
2002 32 Years Old Combs was executive producer of the reality TV show Making the Band, which appeared on MTV from 2002 to 2009. … Read More
2003 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2003 Combs ran in the New York City Marathon, raising $2 million for the educational system of the city of New York.
On March 10, 2004 he appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to discuss the marathon, which he finished in four hours and eighteen minutes.
On August 16, 2005, Combs announced on Today that he was altering his stage name yet again; he would be calling himself "Diddy". … Read More
In 2006, when Combs refused to release musician Mase from his contractual obligations to allow him to join the group G-Unit, 50 Cent recorded a dis song, "Hip-Hop". … Read More
2007 37 Years Old On September 18, 2007, Combs teamed up with 50 Cent and Jay-Z for the "Forbes I Get Money Billion Dollar Remix".
In March 2008 the Los Angeles Times claimed that The Notorious B.I.G. and Combs orchestrated the 1994 robbery and shooting of Tupac, substantiating the claim with supposed FBI documents; the newspaper later retracted the story, acknowledging that the documents had been fabricated. … Read More


Combs created a rap supergroup in 2010 known as The Dream Team. … Read More
2011 - 2012 2 More Events
2014 44 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 26, 2014, Combs premiered "Big Homie", featuring Rick Ross and French Montana, as the first single from his mixtape MMM (Money Making Mitch), which was originally scheduled to be released that year. … Read More
…  In 2015 Forbes estimated Combs' net worth at $735 million. … Read More
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