P. Diddy – Businessman
Sean Combs or P. Diddy is a rapper, record executive and producer. Before founding his own record label, he worked for Uptown Records. As a rapper, P. Diddy released four studio albums, with his debut being No Way Out, which is certified as platinum seven times. He also attended Howard University but did not get to finish his business degree.
While P. Diddy had a rather prolific music career, he has always been interested in the business side of things. One of his first ventures was in fashion, with his Sean John Clothing Line. The rapper envisioned a brand that would serve as an inspiration for younger folks. He also established his own record label, Bad Boy Entertainment, in 1993. Some of the artists handled by P. Diddy are Craig Mack, Cassie and Elephant Man. He has proven himself to be a capable businessman, with his net worth growing north of $885 million.