He was born in Harlem and was raised in Mount Vernon, New York.He worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding his label Bad Boy Entertainment in 1993.In 1991, Combs promoted an AIDS fundraiser with Heavy D held at the City College of New York (CCNY) gymnasium, following a charity basketball game. were criticized and parodied by Tupac Shakur and Suge Knight in songs and interviews during the mid-1990s.
J-Lo and Diddy had what appeared to be a passionate relationship from 1999 to 2001.
His debut album No Way Out (1997) has been certified seven times platinum and was followed by successful albums such as Forever (1999), The Saga Continues... In 2009 Combs formed the musical group Diddy – Dirty Money and released the critically well-reviewed and commercially successful album Last Train to Paris (2010).
Combs has won three Grammy Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards, and is the producer of MTV's Making the Band. In 2017 Forbes estimated his net worth at 0 million.
He once called her his Ava Gardner to his Fran Sinatra.
They weren't afraid to flaunt their relationship at events, and they often spoke of each other lovingly in interviews.