Sean “Diddy” Combs is continuing to cash in on his various business endeavors and his knack for wise investments has earned the Hip Hop businessman the top spot on Forbes’ newly-released “Hip Hop’s Wealthiest Artists” list, according to Billboard.com.
Diddy’s net worth is reportedly worth close to $600 million thanks primarily to his involvement with the Diageo-owned Ciroc. The Bad Boy Records founder also topped “Hip Hop’s Wealthiest Artists” list last year, again due to his deal with Ciroc.
Forbes’ list is comprised of five Hip Hop acts whose total net-worth far exceeds $1.5 billion. They include Diddy ($580 million), Jay-Z ($475 million), Dr. Dre ($350 million), Birdman ($150 million), and 50 Cent ($125 million).
With their ranking on Forbes’ “Hip Hop’s Wealthiest Artists” list it should come as no surprise that several of the artists mentioned have been featured on other lists from the publication. Just last year, Forbes’ named Dr. Dre the “Highest-Paid Musician” in the world.
Forbes’ full “Hip Hop’s Wealthiest Artists” story will appear in their April 15th issue.