Melvin Earl Combs

by doveclove Thu Jun 24 2021 Updated On Fri Dec 16 2022
Melvin Earl Combs

Melvin Earl Combs is the late father of an American rapper, record producer, record executive, and entrepreneur, Sean Combs.

More About Melvin

He worked in U.S Air Force. He was later involved in drug dealing.

He married his beautiful wife, Janice Combs. She is a former model and also worked as a teacher assistant. 

The couple had only one child together, and his name is Sean Combs

Melvin Earl Combs wife Janice
Melvin Earl Combs wife Janice    Source: Instagram

His Death

Melvin Earl Combs, the late father of Sean, was murdered. Melvin Earl was a drug dealer but also a great father. 

Melvin was killed when his son was two years old and it was in 1990. He used to say to his son that it is hard to get out of that as a drug dealer. 

He was 33 years old when he was gunned down while sitting in his car in New York City

Melvin Earl Combs with his wife
Melvin Earl Combs with his wife    Source: Pinterest

Impact of Melvin Earl Death on his Son 

Melvin could be a drug dealer for most people, but for Sean, he was his hero.

Sean mentioned how he feels about his dad in a confession video, and he said that he missed his father so much. 

People say that you can't miss something you never had, but it's not true. He missed his presence that he is not there with him anymore. 

He said he used to feel hurt not to have anyone to ask advice when growing up. Also, things that are doing something to make him proud. 

His father chose a street life. He grew up in the street by reading books and trying to be somebody his dad inspired him. 


Melvin Earl Combs son Sean Combs
Melvin Earl Combs son Sean Combs    Source: Instagram

About Son

Sean is one of the greatest American rappers, record producers, and entrepreneurs. 

He is known by the stage name Puff Daddy or Diddy. He has contributed a lot to the music industry, and he is the inspiration of most young artists today. 

He has struggled so much to be in the place that he is right now. A single mother raised him as his father was killed when he was still a child. 

Life was hard for him while growing up. He dropped out his studies in business from the Howard University, and he establishes his production as Bad Boy Records.

Now it is one of the biggest record labels that launched the career of many successful music artists. Later he released his debut album No Way Out, which was a very great hit.

After the hit, he started releasing even more albums like Forever, Press Play, The Saga Continues… and The Train to Paris, which was all a great hit. Aside from music, he also owns a clothing line. 

His Son Childhood 

Sean was born on November 4, 1969, in Harlem, New York City. After the death of his dad, his mother raised him in Mt. Vernon, New York

He studied in Mount Saint Michael Academy, which was a boy Roman Catholic high school. He used to be very fond of football at that time.

He dropped out of Howard University, where he was doing a major in business, and interned in music production in Uptown Records.

He is currently not dating anyone. He is the father of five children and is also the stepfather of Quincy, son of his former girlfriend Kimberly Porter

Net Worth 

As of 2021, His son's net worth is estimated to be $885 million, and he is also one of the world's wealthiest people. 

Net Worth Source 
$885 million Rapper, Singer, Record producer, Men's fashion designer. 

Age, Height, and Weight 

  1. He was born in 1955.
  2. He died at the age of thirty-three.
  3. He was an American.

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