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Snoop Dogg Bio, Affair, Married, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Weight

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg: Biography in Details

Who is Snoop Dogg?

Snoop Dogg is an American renowned rapper, actor, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur. He gained popularity after featuring on Dr. Dre’s debut solo single, “Deep Cover and album The Chronic.

His latest studio album is From that Streets 2 that Suites released in 2021. He is co-hosting the variety show, Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party alongside Martha Stewart.

Dogg is starring in an upcoming sports comedy-drama film All-Star Weekend which features other personalities like Jamie Foxx, Jeremy Piven, Eva Longoria, Ken Jeong, and more.

Snoop Dogg: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Snoop was born on the 20th of October 20, 1971, in Long Beach, California, U.S. His real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.

The name of his parents is Vernell Varnado (father) and Beverly Tate (mother). His father, Vernell was also a Vietnam War veteran, singer, and mail carrier. Just after three months of his birth, Vernell left the family.

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Snoop was then raised by his stepfather, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Sr. He is the second child of his mother and has two brothers. In October 2021, his mother passed away.

Further, he holds an American nationality and belongs to the All-American ethnicity.

Education, Early Life

Snoop did his schooling at Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Long Beach, California. From a young age, he began singing and playing piano at the Golgotha Trinity Baptist Church. He then started rapping when he was in sixth grade.

Snoop Dogg was also a member of the Rollin’ 20s Crips gang in the Eastside neighborhood of Long Beach. He then started recording homemade tapes alongside Nate Dogg and Lil’ 1/2 Dead and Warren G., the four called their group 213.

Snoop Dogg: Professional Life, Career

  • In 1992, Snoop was discovered by Dr. Dre and featured on the theme song of the film, “Deep Cover”. He then worked on Dr. Dre’s debut solo album, The Chronic along with the other members of his former starting group, Tha Dogg Pound.
  • He released his first album, Doggystyle produced by Dre in 1993. The album peaked at the No.1 spot on Billboard’s hip-hop and Top 200 charts.
  • He also worked in the soundtrack of the short film, Murder Was the Case which went double platinum.
  • Snoopy founded a record label, Doggy Style Records, Inc on July 6, 1995. He released his second album, Tha Doggfather in November 1996.
  • In March 1998, he signed with Master p’s No Limit Records and debuted on the label with Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told.
  • Aside from music, he has appeared in numerous films including ‘The Wash’, ‘Bones’, ‘Mac, and Decin Go to High School’, ‘Half Baked’, ”Traning Day’, ‘Starsky & Hutch’, and ‘Bruno’.
  • In 2005, he founded his own production company, Snoopadelic Films and their debut film was Boss’n Up.
  • He also appeared at WrestleMania XXIV as a Master of Ceremonies for a tag team match between Maria and Ashley Massaro on March 30, 2008.
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Awards, Nominations

Snoop Dogg has won 27 awards with 96 nominations to date. He has been nominated 17 times for Grammy Awards.

Some of the other awards are,

Year Awards Category Result
1995 American Music Awards Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist Won
2011 APRA Music Awards International Work of the Year Won
2003 BET Awards Best Collaboration along with Pharrell & Charlie Wilson Won
2008 BET Hip Hop Awards Best Hip Hop Video Nominated
2005 Echo Awards R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta) Nominated
2018 Hollywood Walk of Fame Hollywood Walk of Fame Won

Is Snoop Dogg involved in any rumors and controversies?

Snoop was jailed for about 6 months for cocaine possession just after his graduation. Throughout his life, he was arrested numerous times mainly for possession of Marijuana and sometimes due to misbehavior, and vandalism.

Snoop Dogg: Net Worth, Salary

Snoop is living a luxurious lifestyle. As of 2021, he has an estimated net worth of around $150 million. He is active in the music industry since 1992.

In 1994, he bought an eight-bedroom, 6,527-square-foot Mediterranean-style home in Claremont, California for $660,000 and he listed the same house on sale for almost $2 million in 2007.

He also owns a four-bedroom, 3,808-square-foot, house in Diamond Bar, Calif., which he purchased for $720,000.

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What are the body measurements of Snoop Dogg?

The rapper has a tall lanky body. He stands at the height of 6 feet 4 inches tall and her weight is about 85 kg. He has a dark brown pair of eyes color.

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Likewise, Snoop Dogg has black hair with a braided hairstyle.

Social Media

The rapper has verified social media sites. He is active on Instagram where he has more than 65.8m followers, 19.4m followers on Twitter, and 43m followers on Facebook.

Similarly, Snoop Dogg is active on Tiktok with over 15M followers. He has also a YouTube channel with nearly 7.91m subscribers.

Snoop Dogg’s favorite thing

Food– Chicken Wings

Color– Black

Sports– Football and Basketball

Band– Thrash metal, Metallica

TV Program– The Tudors (2007)

Trivia

  • Snoop is an avid sports fan.
  • He is a certified football coach and has been the coach of his son Cordell’s youth football team.
  • His other nickname is Snoop Doggy Dogg, Bigg Snoop Dogg, The Doggfather, Snoopzilla, Snoop Lion, DJ Snoopadelic, Niggarachi, Snoopzilla, Nemo Hoes.
  • As of now, he is 50 years old.
  • His Zodiac sign is Libra.
  • He converted from Muslim to a  Rastafari movement after a trip to Jamaica in 2012.
  • He is the cousin of R&B singers Brandy, Ray J, and WWE professional wrestler Sasha Banks.
  • Snoop is a high school friend of Cameron Diaz.
  • He is a diehard fan of Pittsburgh Steelers and the band Metallica.
  • The rapper called his car name Snoop de Ville and a barbecue he calls the “Snoop de Grille.”

Snoop Dogg’s Anniversary Dates

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Snoop Dogg’s Birthday Dates

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