She also has a son Christian and twin girls, D'Lila Star and Jessie James, who are only 11 years old with Combs during a tumultuous 13-year relationship. Although they split for the first time in 1999.
Porter was the mother of four children. We lost a real one today, lovely inside and out.so many will be affected by this, some won't even know why... but the whole world was graced by the vibrance in your spirit.
Celebrities including Rihanna, 50 Cent and Missy Elliott have been paying tribute to her on social media.
"Kim was truly gorgeous both inside and out", adds the source.
Kim Porter, 47, was found dead in her Los Angeles home Thursday. "She was such an incredibly good mother, so present, and so loving".
The hip-hop mogul's representative confirmed the devastating news to Yahoo in a statement: "Sadly, I can confirm the passing of Kim Porter".
Just a few days ago, Kim posted a birthday message to Diddy, saying: "Thank you for giving me the best gifts of life - our children".
They added: "At this time, an autopsy is pending and a cause of death has not been determined". When we spoke with the rapper in 2006, he even said he hoped they would be buried "side by side" one day.