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Where does Sean Combs get his money?
He’s earned the status thanks to his Bad Boy Records, his clothing line Sean Jean, and his deal with Cîroc vodka.
Sean Combs, or most famously known as P. Diddy and Puff Daddy, is an iconic entertainer who has dominated the world of rap music and business over the past 30 years. Here are 10 fascinating facts about this celebrity mogul.
1. He Created His Own Record Label
In 1993, Sean Combs founded his own record label, Bad Boy Records. This label laid the foundation for a career of success, as a mogul and incredible artist. Through his record label, Combs has signed and produced some of the world’s greatest rap and hip-hop stars, including: Notorious B.I.G., Ma$e, Craig Mack and Faith Evans.
2. He Opened Revolt TV
In 2013, Combs created the multi-platform network Revolt TV. This network is dedicated to producing music, lifestyle, and news content of all the latest music releases, festival coverage, and original programming curated by Combs himself.
3. He Was Ranked #4 on Forbes Power List
Sean Combs has earned a spot on Forbes’ list of the World’s Most Powerful Celebrities. In 2020, he was placed at number four on the list, with an impressive net worth of $805 million.
4. He’s Produced Oscar and Grammy-Winning Movies
Combs is well-known for his music, but he has also produced a number of movies. These movies include monster box office hit, ‘Get Him to the Greek’ and biopic ‘Notorious’. Both movies went on to win prestigious awards, an Oscar and a Grammy respectively.
5. He’s an Entrepreneur
In addition to running his own record label, Combs has also established some successful businesses over the years. These include clothing label Sean John, Revolt Films, and DEI Fragrances. Combs has since gone on to generate over $650 million in revenue from his numerous businesses.
6. He Loves Philanthropy
Combs is well-known for his philanthropy, as he has numerous foundations and projects to help others. He also created the Combs Scholars Program, which has provided scholarships for over 2000 high school students over the years.
7. He’s Won Music Awards
Combs has won a number of awards for his music. These include four Grammy Awards and 3 American Music Awards.
8. He’s A Fashion Icon
Combs is often in the limelight for his fashion choices. He was even honored in 2015 with the iconic Fashion Icon Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America.
9. His Catchphrases
Combs is also well-known for his catchphrases, such as “Vodka-O”, “It’s all about the Benjamins” and “Bad Boy for life”.
10. His Acting Career
In recent years, Combs has made a name for himself in the world of film and television. He has appeared in a number of films, television shows and commercials. His most notable roles were in ‘Get Him to the Greek’, ‘Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Bad Boy Story’, ‘The Italian Job’ and ‘Monster’s Ball’.
With a mix of business savvy and sheer talent, it’s no wonder Sean Combs is one of the most successful and internationally recognized entertainers of our time. In the past three decades, he has done it all and continues to inspire many.