Snoop Dogg (born 20 October 1971) is a famous American rapper, singer, actor, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur from Long Beach, California city in the USA. He is well known in the public for his raps. He stepped in the music industry with the help of famous American rapper and singer “Dr. Dre”.
At that time, he used to write his own raps. In the year 1992, he has appeared in Dre’s song named “Deep Cover”. After that, in the year 1993, he launched his first album named “Doggystyle”. People loved this album so much. Snoop had also awarded so many popular awards for this album.
Then he released so many hits albums and raps. Apart from this, he has also appeared in the WWE Hall of Fame. Snoop Dogg has also featured in many shows of Wrestle Mania XXIV in 2016. The WWE WrestlerSasha Banks is his cousin sister. In 2020, Snoop cast his voice in the animated movie “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run”.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Education
The popular rapper was born as Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. from his parents on Wednesday, October 20, 1971 (age 48 years; as in 2019), in Long Beach, California, USA. He is a Christian.
Snoop Dogg’s father “Vernell Varnado” is a former employee in the US Army and also a good singer. His mother “Beverly Broadus” is a housewife.
He is the middle child of his parents. Snoop’s younger brother is also a rapper and his older brother is a businessman. Dogg is interested in music from childhood. He used to listen to raps and songs from the beginning.
He decided to make his career in music at a very early age that’s why he studied only high school and started singing. Dogg completed his high school education from Long Beach Polytechnic High School. After that, he started writing his own raps and song.
Physical Stats, Height & Weight
The American rapper holds a funky look. He always wears loose outfits. Like other rappers, he likes to wear hoodies, chains, and caps.
The tall guy Snoop Dogg has a height of 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m). He maintained his weight is around 85 Kg (187 lbs). He keeps long black curly hair. He is fond of glasses and has an expensive collection.
If we talk about his lifestyle then, he lives a lavish life with his family in California USA. Dogg is fond of gold and wears many gold rings and chains. His car collection includes:-
- Polaris Slingshot “The Batman”.
- Chrysler 300C.
- Cadillac Snoop Deville Lowrider.
- Buick Riviera.
- Pontiac Parisienne “Lakers edition”.
- Ford Mustang GT “Funkmaster Flex Edition”.
- Dodge Challenger SRT8.
- Rowland Heights School bus.
- 1967 Pontiac Parisienne Convertible.
Personal Life, Spouse & Children
The 48-year-old man is very open about his personal life. Because of a popular celebrity, everyone wants to know about his affairs. In present Snoop Dogg has not any affair with anyone.
He lives a happy life with his wife and children. In his past love life, he has an affair with a lady named “Laurie Holmond” in 1996. He has also a baby “Julian Corrie Broadus” from his relationship with Laurie. In the year 1997, both of them decided to break up with mutual consent.
After that, in the same year, on 12 June 1997, Snoop Dogg got married to his wife “Shante Taylor”. The couple has three children named “Cordell Broadus”, “Cori Broadus”, and “Corde Broadus”.
In 2004, Snoop gave divorce to Taylor because of some misunderstandings. After that, in the year 2008, the couple started their relationship again. In March 2020, both of them live a happy married life.
|Real Full Birth Name||Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.|
|Nickname||Snoop Dogg, Snoop Lion, and The Doggfather.
|Profession||Rapper, Record Producer, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Activist.
|Famous for||The Album Doggystyle.|
|Age (As of 2019)||48 years old.|
|Date of Birth||October 20, 1971.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Long Beach, California, USA.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Zodiac Birth Sign||Libra.|
|House Location||California, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 4".
Centimeters: 193 cm.
Meters: 1.93 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 85 Kg.
Pounds: 187 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||11.|
|Parents||Father: Vernell Varnado.
Mother: Beverly Broadus.
|Siblings||Brothers: 2 (name not known).|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Kids||Son: Cordell Broadus, Cori Broadus, and Julian Corrie Broadus.
Daughter: Corde Broadus.
|Social media||Instagram: @snoopdogg (40.1 million + followers).
Twitter: @SnoopDogg (18.3 million + followers).
Youtube: SnoopDoggTV (5.96 million + subscribers).
TikTok: @snoopdogg (768.9K + followers).
Facebook: Snoop Lion.
|Highest Qualification||High School Graduate.|
|School||Long Beach Polytechnic High School.|
|Career & Wealth|
|Album||1. Doggystyle (1993).
2. Tha Doggfather (1996).
3. Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told (1998).
4. No Limit Top Dogg (1999).
5. Tha Last Meal (2000).
6. Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss (2002).
7. R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece (2004).
8. Tha Blue Carpet Treatment (2006).
9. Ego Trippin' (2008).
10. Malice n Wonderland (2009).
11. Doggumentary (2011).
12. Reincarnated (2013).
13. Bush (2015).
14. Coolaid (2016).
15. Neva Left (2017).
16. Bible of Love (2018).
17. I Wanna Thank Me (2019).
|Filmography||1. Murder Was the Case (1994).
2. A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996).
3. The Wrecking Crew (1999).
4. Old School (2003).
5. Arthur and the Invisibles (2007).
6. Mac & Devin Go to High School (2012).
7. The Distortion of Sound (2014).
8. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016).
9. Dolemite Is My Name (2019).
10. The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020).
|Awards||1. American Music Awards for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist in 1995.
2. APRA Music Awards for International Work of the Year in 2011.
3. AVN Awards for Best Selling Title of the Year in 2004.
4. BET Awards for Best Collaboration in 2003.
5. Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards for Hot Rap Track in 2005.
6. Billboard Year-End Chart Awards for Top Billboard 200 Album Artist - Male in 1994.
7. Hollywood Walk of Fame Award in 2018.
8. International Dance Music Awards for Best Rap/Hip-Hop Dance Track in 2005.
9. MOBO Awards for Best Video in 2005.
10. MTV Movie Awards for Best Cameo in 2002.
11. Rolling Stone Award for Annual Critics Poll in 1994.
12. Soul Train Music Awards for Best Rap Album in 1995.
|Net worth (approx.)||$150 million USD (as in 2020).|
Career & Net worth
The famous singer started his music career in the year 1992. The popular singer Dr, Dre helps him a lot to rose fame in the music industry. He has a writing talent in his hand from the beginning. In the year 1993, he debuts in the Hollywood music industry with his first music album named “Doggystyle”.
People liked his album very much. After that, he released his second album “Tha Doggfather” in 1993. From this album, he gained huge fame and touched the height of success.
After that, he released so many hit albums like Reincarnated, Tha Blue Carpet Treatment, No Limit Top Dogg, etc. Apart from this, he also earned a lot of fame in the field of acting. In 1994, Snoop Dogg got an opportunity to worked in his first Hollywood movie named “Murder Was the Case”.
People liked his character in this movie very much. Then, he made his appearance in so many movies like The Wrecking Crew, Arthur, and the Invisibles, The Distortion of Sound, etc.
He earned the Net worth of $150 million (as in 2020) from his acting and music career. Because of a famous personality, he has also appeared in WWE Wrestle Mania. Snoop also invited to the Hall of Fame of WWE in 2016.
His 2019’s album “I Wanna Thank Me” got huge popularity. In 2020, his voice has selected for the animated movie named “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run”.
Some Lesser Known Facts About Snoop Dogg
- Because of a famous celebrity, he endorsed so many brands which include Adidas Originals, AOL commercial with Jerry Stiller, Metro PCS Samsung Galaxy 4G, Pepsi Max – Zero Calories, and others.
- In the year 2012, he adopted a Rastafari movement religion.
- Snoop started doing raps in his school days, where he gathered a huge crowd through his rap.
- Snoop Dog is a huge fan of basketball and his favorite team his Lakers.
- The sudden death of a famous basketball player “Kobe Bryant” strikes him heavily.
- He was a member of a gang named “Crip” in his high school.
- He likes to smoke cannabis.
- Snoop Dogg has also featured in so many adult movies.
- He painted a picture of him with his daughter on his 1968 Buick Riviera car.
- He runs his official website which is “snoopdogg.com”.
- Dogg has accounts on all social media handles.
- His Youtube Channel “SnoopDoggTV” has more than 5.96 million subscribers.
- His name is also mentioned in Guinness World records for the 550-liter cocktail.
- He suffered a loss of $2 million in the bankrupt case of Death Row Records.
- Snoop Dogg’s character has also featured in so many video games.
- In the year 2018, he performed a stage play “Redemption of a Dogg”.
- He has honored with so many awards for his talent.