Sean Puffy Combs is an American Grammy-winning entertainment mogul, record producer, actor and rapper. As of October 2006, his nickname and recording name is Diddy; previously, he had been known as Puff Daddy and later as P. Diddy. He presides over a media empire that includes the record label Bad Boy Records, the clothing lines Sean John and “Sean by Sean” Combs, a movie production company, and two restaurants.
Diddy has taken the roles of recording executive, performer, producer of MTV’s “Making the Band,” writer, arranger, clothing designer, and Broadway actor. He signed many acts to the Bad Boy label including Dream, Faith Evans, and Father MC, as well as producing for Jodeci, Mary J. Blige, and Usher. He hosted the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards, and was named one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2005 by “Time” magazine.
One of the wealthiest people in the American entertainment industry, Diddy was featured on “Fortune” magazine’s “40 Richest People Under 40” list and was placed number one in the list of the top ten richest people in hip-hop. He has won three Grammy Awards, and received nine nominations.
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