-3.6 C
New York
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Who is Janice Combs, rapper Diddy’s mother?

Janice Combs is the mother of Diddy aka Sean Combs, an an American rapper, record producer, record executive and actor. Born in Harlem, Combs worked as a talent director at Uptown Records before founding his own record label, Bad Boy Records, in 1993. Combs has produced and cultivated artists such as the Notorious B.I.G., Mary J. Blige, and Usher.

Janice Combs biography

Janice Combs is a model and teacher’s assistant. Born and raised in Harlem, she had always dreamed of pursuing a career in the fashion industry.

She was married with Melvin Earl Combs, served in the U.S. Air Force and was an associate of convicted New York drug dealer Frank Lucas. Melvin was shot dead while sitting in his car on Central Park West, when Sean was two years old, at age 33.

Janice Combs’ age

Janice Combs age is 83 years, as of now. She celebrated her 80th birthday, in 2020. The music mogul threw a birthday dinner where he and his children showered her with gifts.

janice-combs (3)

Combs’ son, Justin, gifted her a diamond necklace with her moniker “Mimi” on it. Diddy surprised her with a $1 million cheque, but the presents continued. He drove his mother to the driveway and surprised her with a Bentley. “I can’t believe this”, a shocked Janice said.

Janice son’s Diddy won three Grammy Awards

Diddy known for his hit single “I’ll Be Missing You” in 1998. The emotional tribute to Janice’s late husband, Biggie Smalls, struck a chord with listeners around the world and harden Diddy’s place as a talented artist in his own right.

Combs’ former girlfriend, singer Cassie Ventura, filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against him for sexual assault, which was settled, in late 2023. Combs released his fifth studio album, The Love Album: Off the Grid, in September 2023.

janice-combs (1)

Also Read: Who Was Vero Adeleke, Davido’s Mother?

In 2013, he co-founded Revolt, a television network and news website, and has presented Cîroc vodka since 2007.

Fortune magazine’s 2002 top 40 entrepreneurs under 40 included Sean Combs at number 12. Forbes said Combs earned $130 million in the year ending May 2017, making him the top entertainer. His 2022 net worth was $1 billion.

Latest Posts

Latest Posts

Stay in touch

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.