Snoop Dogg is a rapper, songwriter, media personality, actor, and entrepreneur from United States. His career began in 1992 when Snoop Dogg appeared on Doctor Dre’s debut solo single “Deep Cover” and then on Dre’s debut solo album The Chronic. Since his inception, he has sold over 23 million albums in America and 35 million internationally.
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. better known as Snoop Dogg was born October 20, 1971 in Long Beach, California, United States of America. From now on he is 50 years old and holds American citizenship. In addition, his sign by birth is Libra and Christian by religion.
Again, he belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He was the son of Vernall Varnado (father) and Beverly Broadus (mother). His father was a Vietnam veteran, singer and postman. Unfortunately, his father left the family shortly after Snoop’s birth. He was also named after his stepfather, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Sr. Since childhood he was interested in singing, rapping and playing the piano.
Regarding his academic credentials, he graduated from Long Beach Polytechnic High School in 1989 with his high school education.
Snoop Doggy Dogg was his stage name to begin with. And he started with Dr. Dre to work on Dre’s debut solo album, The Chronic, which was hugely popular with fans. In 1993 he released his debut album, Doggystyle, which became a huge hit. His second album Tha Doggfather was released in 1996 and although it received great reviews it was not as successful as his first.
He signed to Master P’s No Limit Records in 1998 and debuted with the single “Da Game Is To Be Sold, Not To Be Told”. In addition, he released more albums in the following years, “No Limit Top Dogg” (1999) and “Tha Last Meal” (2000). In 2002 he released his album Paid Tha Cost to Be da Bo$$ which included the hit singles From tha Chuuuch to da Palace and Beautiful.
His album R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece, which included the single Drop It Like It’s Hot, was released in 2004. In the same year he released another album, “The Hard Way” with the single “Groupie Luv”. . Critics praised his 2006 album “Tha Blue Carpet Treatment” as well as his second song “That’s That Shit”.
In the years that followed, he released several albums, including Ego Trippin’ (2008), Malice n Wonderland (2009) and Doggumentary (2010). He also changed his stage name to Snoop Lion in 2012. His documentary Reincarnated was released in March 2013, followed by his new eponymous studio album the following month. Coolaid (2016), Neva Left (2017), Bible of Love (2018) and I Wanna Thank Me are among his other albums (2019).
Guest appearances in films and television shows
He has guest-starred in films such as The Wash (2001), Bones (2001) and Mac and Devin Go to High School (2012). He has also appeared in several films as a supporting or cameo actor, including Half Baked (1998), Training Day (2001), Starsky & Hutch (2004), and Bruno (2009). He has also appeared in television shows such as Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, a sketch comedy show, and Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood, a reality show.
awards and fortune
The rapper has won multiple awards and recognitions. He won three Billboard Music Awards in 1994: Top Billboard 200 Album Artist – Male, Top R&B Album Artist, and Top R&B Album Artist – Male. He won the 1994 MTV Video Music Awards for Best Rap Video for the song “Doggy Dogg World.” In 1995 he won the American Music Award for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist for his music. .
For his song “Drop It Like It’s Hot” he received the “International Dance Music Award” in the category “Best Rap/Hip-Hop Dance Track” in 2005. money in his career. He has an estimate net worth of around $135 million that he has earned from his musical career.
Snoop Dogg is a married man. He also married his school friend, Shante Taylor. As they have three children, two sons, Corde and Cordell, and a daughter named Corl. He filed for divorce from her wife in 2004, citing the couple’s separation as the reason. In January 2008, the couple renewed their vows after four years.
He was arrested shortly after high school after being found in possession of drugs, and spent the following three years in and out of prison. He had been part of the controversy at several events. The California high school banned Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa, where they filmed a commercial and smoked marijuana in 2013. When he first arrived in Britain in 1994, he was driving when his bodyguard shot a man from inside the car and they both stood trial for murder.
Body Measurements and Social Media
He is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 75 kg and has dark brown eyes and black hair. Also, Snoop has a shoe size of 12 (US).
Snoop is active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. His Facebook has more than 43 million followers. On his Instagram, There are more than 68 million followers. Likewise, there are more than 19 million followers on his Twitter.