Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

  1. Rapper

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October 20, 1971
United States
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Snoop Dogg is one of the most famous rappers in the world. Snoop Dogg's style of rapping as evolved with the help of fellow rapper Dr. Dre, allowing the rapper to reach fame through his popular albums like Reincarnation, Doggystyle, and Tha Doggfather.

In the Beginning

Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, was born on October 20, 1971 in Long Beach, California. Broadus got the first part of his nickname, from his mother. She thought her son looked similar to the dog on the Peanuts cartoon. Snoop Dogg graduated high school in 1989, and afterwards was arrested multiple times. His arrests were mainly for drug possession, The rapper even had a few stints in prison. Faced with limited options to get out of his bad situation, Snoop Dogg began to make music.

Most Known For

Snoop is known for the music he has produced, and for being at the center of the media's attention. One of his singles most people can recall is “Drop It Like It's Hot," which was released in 2005. Despite his fame, Snoop Dogg has had several brushes with the law too. He was convicted of cocaine possession in 1990. Just a mere three years later, he plead guilty for gun possession too. Snoop became lucky when he was tried, but in 1996 she was acquitted of murder charges. Snoop was also sued in 2005 for apparently sexually assaulting a woman during the taping of the Jimmy Kimmel Live in 2003. Snoop was in the headlines again in 2006 with more legal trouble. At the London airport, he was taken into custody along with the people with him at the time. Later that same year, Snoop was arrested at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California. Officers found a gun and marijuana in the rapper's vehicle.

Where Are They Now

Snoop Dogg is still in the music business. He has made appearances with several other rappers and projects over the years. While he refers to himself as Snoop Lion, the name change has yet to be accepted by most fans.

Career Accomplishments

Snoop Dogg's first album, Doggystyle, was released in 1993. It reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard's top charts. He has seen continued success in this career. Proof was in the pudding when Forbes ranked Snoop at No. 7 on  “Hip Hop Cash Kings” lost. Snoop even had his own reality show at one point in December, 2007. The show was titled Snoop Dogg's Father Hood. In 2012, he announced he was actively working on an all-reggae album titled Reincarnation. In doing the project, Snoop Dogg also announced he would be dropping “Dogg” from his nickname and replacing it with “Lion” instead.

Snoop Dogg Net Worth

Net Worth
Net Worth in 2021 $135 Million
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Snoop Dogg Profile

Basic Info
Full Real Name Snoop Dogg
Date of Birth
October 20, 1971
Age 49
Birthday 20-Oct
Yers of Birth 1971
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Family Name N/A
Birth Place Long Beach, CA
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Gender Male
Profession Rapper
Country United States
Nationality American
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Current Personal Life

According to the Los Angeles Times, in 2012, the rapper made the decision to change his name after he made a trip to Jamaica. During his trip, he met a priest who told him, “You are the light; you are the lion.” Later in the year, he released the debut single for Reincarnation which was called “La La La”.

Personal Life
Marital Status Married
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Spouse Shante Taylor ​ ​(m. 1997; div. 2004)​ ​ ​(m. 2008)
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Son(s) Cordell Broadus, Jlian Corrie Broadus, Corde Broadus
Daughter(s) Cori Broadus
Physical Stats
Height (in feets) 6 feet 3 in
Height (in meters) 1.93 meters
Weight (in kgs) 87 kg
Weight (in lbs) 191 lbs
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Father Vernell Varnado
Mother Beverly Tate
Brother(s) Bing Worthington
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Sun Sign Libra
Star Sign Libra
Birth Sign Duality Assertive
Birth Sign Modality Cardinal Air
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High School Long Beach Polytechnic High School
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  • Billboard Music Award for Top Male Artist (1994)
  • American Music Award for Favorite Artist Rap/Hip-Hop (1995)
  • Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Song (2001)
  • BET Award for Best Collaboration (2003)
  • MTV Europe Music Award for Best Hip-Hop (2005)
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Dance Video (2006)
  • MTV Europe Music Award for Best Video(2010)
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Art Direction (2015)
  • Independent Music Award for Best Song - Rap or Hip-Hop (2018)
  • BET Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Artist (2019)