P. Diddy Is Top Entertainer On 'Fortune' List

By | September 3, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Hip-hop’s Sean “P. Diddy” Combs is still at the top of his game. He’s the richest entertainer on Fortune magazine’s first annual 40 Under 40 list, which is made up of 40 people in music, books, movies, videogames and TV who’ve become multi-millionaires before their 40th birthday.

The 32-year-old Combs ranked Number 12 and was listed as having earned $293.7 million on the list.

P. Diddy is a rapper, producer and the owner of several businesses. His empire includes Bad Boy Entertainment, clothing line Sean John, Blue Flame Marketing and Advertising, and Justin’s restaurants, and he’s also the creative genius behind MTV’s latest hit show, Making The Band 2.

Other top earners who made the 40 Under 40 list? Former NBA player Michael Jordan, Los Angeles Lakers player Shaquille O’Neal, golfer Tiger Woods, and rapper/actor/producer Will Smith.