Diddy, an American rapper, and son of a drug mafia, Melvin Earl Combs is one of the noticeable names in the music industry. He has collected a tremendous amount of money from his multi-professions. Recently, his net worth is the most talked topic. So today, we are going to talk about his possible source of income. Stay tuned
Sean John Combs aka Diddy has enjoyed approximately three decades in the music industry. Beginning the music career as an intern for the Uptown Records, Diddy established his own records, Bad Boys in early 90's. Initially, he collaborated along with rappers such as The Notorious BIG, Faith Evans, 112, and Total.
Some of his hit albums include Forever, Press Play, No Way Out, and The Saga Continues. Credited as the world’s richest rapper, he doesn’t have just one title. He is also a businessman, songwriter, actor, and record producer which have helped him to add an extra fortune to his net worth.
As of 2018, his net worth is estimated around $820 million. Analysing his past works, in 1997 Diddy made $80 million from his album No Way Out which was certified seven times for platinum by RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), six times by Music Canda, and gold by ARIA, IFPI-SWE, and SNEP. At that time, his album No Way Out's sales were around 7 million copies.
Similarly, he made $1.1 million and $13 million from his albums The Saga Continues and We Invented the Remix respectively. In addition, Forbes magazine estimated his net worth $820 as of 2017 making him richest hip-hop artist in the United States.
More recently, Jerry Richardson declared about selling Carolina Panthers, following allegations against him of sexual misconduct. Seeing an opportunity, Diddy tweeted: ‘I would like to buy the @Panthers. Spread the word. Retweet!’
Three-times Grammy and two-time MTV Video Music Awards winning artist, Diddy owns numbers of cars including, Phantom Drophead Coupe, Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder, Maybach 57, Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, 1958 Corvette.
He owns the most expensive versions of Phantom Drophead Coupe, which has four seats and backward opening doors. The car's price is around $443000.
Likewise, Diddy owns a silver version of Lamborghini Gallardo which cost is $3 million. He gave his white Gallardo to the famous Canadian singer, Justin Bieber on his 16th Birthday in 2010.
Moreover, Diddy is the owner of one of the 57 models of Benz Maybach. The car's cost is approximately $360,000 which he gave to his son for his 16th birthday. Unfortunately, the car destroyed after it was hit by Roll Royce Phantom outside of a nightclub.
Here is the video of some of his other cars. Check it out
With all his investments money, Diddy has been able to afford the luxurious and expensive lifestyles. He owns ten mansion including, East Hampton Mansion, Star Island House, Alpine Mansion, Manhattan apartment, Georgian style mansion in Toluca.
Diddy bought Star Island house in Miami for $14.5 million in 2003. In the same year, he purchased home in Alpine for same amount $14.5 million.
Years later, Diddy purchased Manhattan Apartment at Park Imperial $5,000,000 and Georgian Style Mansion in Toluca Lake for $5250,000.
Check out the video for the further details of his Mansions.
Apart from his professional career, the talented Diddy is also very much popular on social networking sites like Twitter and Instagram. He has millions of fans following on it. He often shares pictures of him hanging out in different places with several renowned celebrities where DJ Khaled is one of them.
One of the richest hip-hop artists, Diddy currently confirmed about changing his name. The reason behind changing his name is that some people took it as corny. Now he will be appearing in the music industry with the name of Love and would not be answering to Puffy, Diddy, Puff Daddy.
Here is the video of Diddy revealing his new name
Diddy received several prestigious awards such as MTV Video Music Awards for Best R&B Video as well as for Viewer Choice, Grammy Award for Best Rap Album and Performance, and many more.
As you know, your positive action combined with a positive thinking result in success. Likewise, Diddy has been listed in one of the talented and richest celebrities which came to reality after his hard work.