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Did you know how P Diddy received his nickname? Find out what he did as a child to achieve the stage name he uses today. Do you know what his real birth name is, or what his kids are called? Have a look at our interesting facts to learn more about this star.

Fun Fact 1 P Diddy was born Sean John Combs, his popular stage names include P Diddy, Puff Daddy and Diddy. He is a famous American rapper, actor and record producer!

Fun Fact 2  Sean John Combs was born in Harlem on the 4th November 1969, he was raised in Mount Vernon, New York.

Fun Fact 3: P Diddy has five children. There names are Justin Dior Combs, D'Lila Star Combs, Christian Casey Combs, Chance Combs and Jessie James Combs

Fun Fact 4: In 1999 P Diddy started his own clothing line which was called Sean John.

Fun Fact 5: In 1997, P Diddy released a hit song called 'I'll be missing you'. The song achieved so much success that it spent 11 weeks at number one in the US Billboard charts. He dedicated the song to his friend Biggie Smalls who was murdered.

Fun Fact 6: P Diddy's first album was released in 1997, it was called 'No Way Out'. The success of the album was huge and it went platinum.

Fun Fact 7: P Diddy was just five years old when his father was murdered in 1974, he was raised by his mother, Janice Combs, who was a model.

Fun Fact 8: The nickname 'Puffy' derived from the star's friends who called him the name during his school days in the playground. P Diddy would puff out his chest to make himself appear bigger and so the kids called him 'Puffy'.

Fun Fact 9: In December 1999, P Diddy was charged with illegal gun possession after a shooting in a nightclub. He was on trial from January 2001 to March 2001 but was cleared of all charges.

Fun Fact 10: P Diddy once dated the beautiful movie star and singer Jennifer Lopez. They were together for around 18 months, from August 1999 to February 2001.

Fun Fact 11: He attended Howard University from 1988, he studied there for approximately one and a half years.

Fun Fact 12: In 2004, P Diddy carried the Olympic torch for one lap through the streets of New York City

Fun Fact 13: In 1998, P Diddy received 5 nominations for Grammy Awards, he won Best Rap album for 'No Way Out'.

Fun Fact 14: P Diddy has appeared in 'Get him to the Greek' in June 2010.

Fun Fact 15: He donated $1 million dollars and clothes from his clothing company to the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

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