Snoop Dogg is one of the most famous rappers that’s appeared during the late ’90s and is still currently one of the most famous celebrities in the world. He’s mainly known for his style called “Gangsta Rap” while also collaborating with other successful rappers.
Born as a native Californian, he’s managed to get a lot of attention in the rap scene and has even been able to feature in a few films. During his younger years, Snoop has gone been convicted a few times from being convicted for drug possessions. Although, all of this has changed when he decided to have a career in music.
During his career, Snoop Dogg has been convicted of a few crimes, although this has didn’t stop him to release multiple award-winning songs. He’s become one of the most influential rappers of all time, solidifying his identity as one of the most well-known rappers in the world.
If you want to know more about this artist then keep reading. We’ll show you more about his career, personal life, net worth, and many more.
Celebrity Name: Snoop Dogg, Snoop Lion
Full Name: Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.
Birthday: October 20, 1971
Place of Origin: Long Beach, California
Height: 6’4” ft
Weight: 75 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Wife: Shante Broadus
Profession: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur
Snoop Dogg Total Net Worth: $150 million
Early Life and Troubled Childhood
Calvin Cordozar Boadus Jr. or more commonly known as Snoop Dogg was born on the 20th of October 1971 at Long Island Beach, California. His parents are Vernall Varnado, a Vietnam veteran, and singer, and his mother, Beverly Broadus. His father left his family just after Snoop’s birth, letting Snoop adopt his step-fathers family name.
While he was still young, he was already starting to show interest in rap while also showing his talents in playing the piano. By 1989, Snoop has already graduated from “Long Beach Polytechnic Hich School” and has found various ways to make income. Though the problem with this is that he’s managed to make income through illegal activities.
Right after graduating high school, the rapper has gotten himself involved with drugs and was arrested for possession. For the next three years, Snoop has gone in and out of prison. During this time, he’s also been making homemade tapes while joining a group called “213”. Some of his songs eventually managed to catch the attention of Dr. Dre.
Snoop Dogg Personal Life
Snoop Dogg is currently married to Shante Taylor, where she eventually used his husband’s name, Broadus. Together, the had three children together where their sons named Corde and Cordell, while their daughter was named Cori.
The couple had a shaky relationship together as they filed for divorce during 2004 due to how they both have irreconcilable differences. Although they eventually managed to get back as four years later, they managed to renew their wedding vows back in 2008.
Currently, the rapper has also been donating turkeys to the less fortunate around California. This is his program to help people who aren’t able to support themselves to afford to buy food.
Career as a Rapper
When Broadus was still in the beginning stages of his career, he took in the name of “Snoop Doggy Dogg”. He then continued to work with Dr. Dre on the rapper’s solo album “The Chronic” which had gotten positive reviews from critics. Snoop then proceeded to release his debut album called “Doggystyle” which became a huge success.
Snoop continued to release multiple albums such as “The Dogfather” in 1996. By 1998, he released “Tha Dogfather” which managed to get positive reviews, and in a few years, he was able to release a few albums like “No Limit Top Dog”, “The Last Meal” and “Paid tha Cost to be da Bo$$.
By 2006, Snoop released “The Blue Carpet Treatment” where several of its songs like “That’s That Shit” managed to get positive reviews by critics. Eventually, the rapper changed his name to “Snoop Lion” as he wanted to become closer to the Rastafarian religion. Though he eventually brought his old name back as Snoop Lion proved to be less popular with his fans.
Other Career Ventures
Although Snoop’s career in rap has become so successful, he has still ventured out into other fields to increase his portfolio, especially in the film industry. He’s managed to star in a few roles such as “The Wash” and also “Mac and Devin Go to highschool”. And also, snoop has gon to star into various cameo and minor roles to other movies.
Snoop has also managed to star into several TV shows such as his own shows like “Doggy Fizzle Televizzle”, “Dogg After Dark”, and “Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood”. There have also been several TV shows that he’s managed to pop-up in like “King of the Hill”, “Las Vegas”, and “Monk”.
Snoop Dogg Awards and Nominations
With the various songs that Snoop Dogg was able to turn into a huge success, it has managed to win him a lot of awards and nominations. He’s won over 27 multiple awards and also 96 nominations from various well-known award events.
What’s known about him is that he’s won the BET, BET Hip-hop Awards, and MTV Awards, He’s also managed to be nominated for the Grammy awards. Although Snoop Dogg still hasn’t been able to win a Grammy, he’s still been able to get off a few awards.
Though the rapper has already been able to mark himself in the “Hollywood Walk of Fame”. This helped him solidify his identity as one of the most famous rappers in the world and also from the multiple songs from him that went international.
Snoop Dogg Total Net Worth
Currently, Snoop Dogg’s net worth has been able to reach an outstanding $150 million dollars. The main reason that he’s been able to reach this is from his success from his rap. Though this was also supported by the success that he’s gained from several of his business ventures.