However their relationship turned sour when the couple were present during a club shooting in Manhattan, and J Lo was dragged into the court case.
Charges against her were dropped within the hour when authorities realised she had no involvement, however the incident signified the beginning of the couple's split.
He took legal responsibility for Chance,now nine, in October 2007.
During a break from his relationship with Kim, he famously dated Jennifer Lopez from 1999 to 2001, with the duo becoming engaged.
He boasts six children from three relationships, as well as a stunning long term girlfriend.Kim ensured she matched the family theme, slipping her curves into a plunging gold jumpsuit and following the dress-up theme with a coordinating helmet as she brandished a shovel.Meanwhile their teen son kept up the close-knit family's appearances, dressed as Wesley Snipes' action character Blade.Kim was already mother to Quincy, now 26, who Diddy adopted, and the couple became parents to Christian, now 19, and twins daughters D'Lila Star and Jessie James, who will turn nine next month.
Five months before the twins were born, it emerged he also fathered daughter Chance was born to Sarah Chapman.
But ever the understanding girlfriend, Cassie Ventura, 31, appeared to have stayed at home as P Diddy headed out for a family night of fun with ex Kim Porter, 45, and their 19-year-old son Christian on Wednesday.