Who’s Snoop Dogg, His Net Worth in 2019, Age, Real Name, Wife, Kids, Career
|Real Name||Calvin Cordozar Broadus|
|Occupation||Rapper, Songwriter, Singer, Producer, Entrepreneur, Actor, Media Personality|
|Date of Birth||The 20th of October 1971|
|Weight||75 KG (165 Pounds)|
|Marriage||Shante Taylor in 1997|
|Citizenship||United State of America|
|Source of Wealth||Professional Rapper|
|Education||Long Beach Polytechnic High School
|Net Worth in 2019||$135 million|
Snoop Dogg  is a well-known professional American singer, songwriter, record producer, rapper, actor, and entrepreneur. Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. Is Snoop Dogg’s. real name, but he is popularly known as Snoop Dogg. His name is a bit too long to remember so, he decided to call himself Snoop Dogg.
Snoop Dogg’s net worth as at 2019 was estimated to be around $135 million. That is quite a lot of money if you ask me. He earns most of his money from singing, acting, and being an entrepreneur.
Snoop Dogg is one of the wealthiest rappers in the world. I wonder how being one of the wealthiest rappers in the world would make Snoop Dogg feel. Well, without further ado, let us dive deeper into the personality of Snoop Dogg.
Who is Snoop Dogg?
Snoop Dogg is one of American’s finest rapper. He started his musical career in 1992. So, Snoop Dog was 21 years old when he started his musical career. Who is that telling you that you are too young to start your musical career?
Dr. Dre was the one that discovered Snoop Dogg. Snoop Dogg’s first significant shot was when he featured in “Deep Cover,” Dr. Dre’s solo debut. Snoop Dogg also featured in yet another of Dr. Dre’s solo debut, “The Chronic.” So far so go, they have sold over 23 million copies of the albums in the United States alone. And when you consider it worldwide, they have sold over 35 million copies of the album.
Snoop Dogg released his debut album in 1993. He titled the debut album “Doggystyle,” and Dr. Dre produced it. As at the time Snoop Dogg released “Doggystyle” he was with Death Row Records. The album “Doggystyle” debuted at number one on the Billboard Top Hip-Hop/R&B, and Billboard 200.
There was a time in 2012, shortly after Snoop Dogg took a trip to Jamaica, he announced a change of name to Snoop Lion. He then released an album “Reincarnated.” Following the album, he released a documentary also called “Reincarnated” that same period.
Snoop Dogg does not have any Grammy award, although he has about 17 Grammy nominations. He has also had his fair share of fame in the movie and entertainment industry. In March 2016, shortly before WrestleMania 32 in Texas, Snoop Dogg was inducted to the celebrity wing in WWE Hall of Fame.
The Early Life of Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California. And he is the second born son of the three sons his parents have. Snoop Dogg was given the name Calvin Cordozae Broadus Jr. after his grandfather Calvin Cordozae Broadus Sr. Snoop Dogg is the son of Beverly Broadus (mother), and Vernell Varnado (father).
When Snoop Dogg was still a boy, his parents nicknamed him “Snoopy” especially his mother. They claimed he looked like and loved the character “Snoopy” from the cartoon “Peanuts.” Snoop Dogg’s biological father left the family when he was only three months old. Snoop Dogg’s mother remarried. Although in the year 1975, Snoop Dogg’s mother divorced his stepfather. At a tender age, Snoop Dogg loved to sing and play the piano at Golgotha Trinity Baptist Church. And when he was in grade six, he started rapping.
Snoop Dogg Personal Life, Wife and Kids
On the 12th of June, 1997, Snoop Dogg got married to his Shante Taylor – his high school sweetheart. Unfortunately, on the 21st of May, 2004, it was reported that Snoop Dogg filled for divorce from Taylor. Snoop Dogg claimed that they had irreconcilable differences. Perhaps they were not that much of a sweetheart? But think about that again, because, on the 12th of January, 2008, Snoop Dogg and Shante Taylor renewed their wedding vows. So, I guess they were sweetheart after all.
Snoop Dogg’s marriage to Shante Taylor yielded fruits, and they bear children. Shante Taylor bore three children for Snoop Dogg two sons and a daughter. Corde was their firstborn son, born on the 21st of August, 1994. Their second born son is Cordell born on the 21st of February 1997. Their last child was a daughter they named Cori. She was born on the 22nd of June, 1999.
Snoop Dogg also had a relationship with Laurie Holmond. She bore him a son in 1998, and they named him Julian Corrie Broadus. As of 2015, Snoop Dogg became a grandfather. His firstborn son Corde Broadus gave birth to a son with his girlfriend, Jessica Kyzer.
Since Snoop Dogg has started his career, he avowed himself as a cannabis smoker. Cannabis smoking later became like a trademark for Snoop Dogg’s image. Later in 2002, he announced that he wants to give up on smoking cannabis. But his dream to give up on cannabis smoking didn’t last. As of 2013, Snoop Dogg could smoke about 80 cannabis blunts daily. He also claimed that he was smoking because it was certified medically for treating migraines.
Snoop Dogg Acting Career
Snoop Dogg has also been privileged to appear in some television episodes and films. His career life has been a success for him so far, so good. He and Dr. Dre even starred in the movie “Wash.” He also acted in the movie “Bones.” In 2012 Snoop Dogg co-starred with Wiz Khalifa in a movie “Mac and Devin Go to High School.” He has even supported and done a cameo role in other movies like, “Half Baked,” “Training Day,” “Starsky and Hutch.”
Snoop Dogg has starred in about three different television shows – “Doggy Fizzy Televizzle,” “Dogg After Dark,” “Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood.” Some episodes Snoop Dogg starred in includes, Monk, Las Vegas, and King of the Hill. Snoop Dogg starred in one episode of the film “One Life to Live.” So far so good, Snoop Dogg has featured in about three Comedy Central Roasts.
In the year 2001, Snoop Dogg directed a pornographic film that was produced by Hustlers. The pornographic film combined X-rated materials with hip-hop, and it was a massive success. The film won an AVN Award in 2002 as the Top Selling Release of the Year.
In 2005, Snoop Dogg founded his own production company. He called his production company Snoopadelic Films. Snoopadelic Films debuted a film titled “Boss’n Up,” and Snoop Dogg himself inspired it. The film featured superstars Trina and Lil Jon. Currently, Snoop Doff is hosting a revival of “The Joker’s Wild.” The revival had spent about two seasons on TBS moments before it became TNT in January 2019.
Snoop Dogg Musical Career
Doggystyle, Tha Doggfather, and Death Row – 1991 to 1998
Broadus took the stage name, Snoop Dogg. Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg later started working together. And in 1992, they released their first theme song, “Deep Cover.” Later, he and Dr. Dre released a solo album “The Chronic.” “The Chronic” was done with other members of their previous group, “Tha Dogg Pound.” Snoop Dogg came up with yet another album debut, “Doggystyle.” In August 2996, Snoop Dogg was signed to the record label “Death Row Records.” And as at time November 1996, he released his second album “Tha Doggfather.”
Success Continues he Signs with No Limit – 1998 to 2006
In March 1998, Snoop Dogg got signed with the record label “No Limit” by Master P. Later that year, Snoop Dogg debuted on other songs like “Not to Be Told,” “Da Game Is to Be Sold,” with the label. Snoop Dogg success continued as in 2002 he released another album “Paid Tha Cost to Be da Bo$$.” Later in 2004, he got signed to Star Trak/Geffen Records Entertainment. In 2004 alone, Snoop Dogg released several other songs. Snoop Dogg’s third release was “Signs,” and it was a huge success. He featured Charlie Wilson and Justin Timberlake in his album “Signs.” The album was a success that it was No. 2 on the UK chart. He even sold over 1,730,000 copies in the US alone.
Doggumentary, Malice n Wonderland and Ego Tripping’ – 2007 to 2012
On the 8th of December 2009, Snoop Dogg released his tenth studio album he called it, “Malice n Wonderland.” He released his tenth studio album when he was appointed the executive position in “Priority Records.” Snoop Dogg’s eleventh studio album was titled “Doggumentary.” The album passed through a lot of several tentative titles before it finally got released as Doggumentary in March 2011.
7 Days of Funk and Reincarnated – 2012 to 2013
Snoop Dogg collaborated with another musician Dam-Funk, and they founded a funk duo group. They called the group “7 Days of Funk” and they released an eponymous debut album on the 10th of December, 2013. On the 4th of February, 2012, Snoop Dogg announced the release of a documentary, “Reincarnated.” Alongside the documentary, he released a studio album he titled “Reincarnated.”
Bush, Coolaid, Bible of Love, and Neva Left – 2014 till date
On the 12th of May, 2015, Snoop Dogg and Pharrell Williams produced an album titled “Bush.” On the 13th of June, 2016, Snoop Dogg announced he would be releasing another album titled “Coolaid.” “Coolaid” was officially released on the 1st of July 2016. In May 2017, Snoop Dogg released his fifteenth studio album titled “Neva Left.” And on the 16th of March 2018, Snoop Dogg released a gospel album he called “Bible of Love.”