Snoop Dogg Biography

Updated On Feb 13, 2019 Published On Oct 06, 2015
Facts of Snoop Dogg
Date of Birth: 1971 , October-20
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Name Snoop Dogg
Birth Name Calvin Cordozar Broadus,Jr
Father Vernell Varnado
Mother Beverly Tate
Nationality Ameriacn
Ethnicity Black
Profession Rapper
Net Worth $ 135 Million
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 77 KG
Married Yes
Married to Shante Broadus (m. 1997)
Children Cordell Broadus, Corde Broadus, Cori Broadus, Julian Corrie Broadus
Education Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Awards MTV Europe Music Award for Best Hip-Hop 2005
Movies Pitch Perfect 2
TV Show Trailer Park Boys
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Snoop Dogg is a famous American rapper, actor, television personality, record producer, and singer. He is also popular for appearing in the movies and television series like Half Baked, Future World, King of the Hill, Weeds, Chappelle's Show, and many others.

Snoop Dogg's Early Life

Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (named after his stepfather Calvin Cordozar Broadus Sr.) or simply Snoop Dogg was born on October 20, 1971, and is currently 47 years old. He was born in Long Beach, California, United States.

Snoop is the second among three sons by his parents; mother Beverly Broadus and father Vernell Varnado. He started singing and playing piano from his young age and began rapping from sixth grade. He studied at Long Beach Polytechnic High School and was a member of the class of 1989.

Snoop is of American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity i. e. 71% African, 23% Native American, and 6% European descent.

Snoop Dogg's Career

Snoop Dogg started his professional singing career in 1991 and has appeared in numerous albums like Bible of Love, Reincarnated, Tha Last Meal, No Limit Top Dogg, Coolaid, Malice n Wonderland, 220, High, and many others.

Till the date, Snoop has appeared in numerous movies and television shows like Future World, Pitch Perfect 2, Falling Up, Arthur and the Invisibles, The Wrecking Crew, Baby Boy, Bones, Big Time Rush, Sanjay and Craig, The Joker's Wild, WWE Raw, and many others.

Snoop Dogg's Net Worth

As of 2019, Snoop Dogg's net worth is reported to be around $143 million. Her net worth in 2017 was around $135 million. She earned around $15 million in 2018.

Till now he has released several albums, and all of his albums were successful, and it also broke several records all over the world.

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Snoop Dogg's Personal Life

Snoop Dogg is married to his longtime girlfriend who was with him from his high school days. He married Shante Taylor on June 12, 1997. After being married for a shy of a decade, they decided to dissolve their marriage on May 21, 2004.

The reason behind their divorce as illustrated on divorce file was irreconcilable differences. But after four years, they decided to get married again. And they did have married at the start of 2008. In their previous married life, they also had three children together.

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Snoop Dogg facts on timeline

Born in Long Beach, California

October 20 , 1971

Snoop Dogg is a Rapper and actor from America. Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (named after his step father Calvin Cordozar Broadus Sr.) was born in Long Beach, California, United States. He is the second among three sons by his parents; Beverly Broadus and Vernall Varnado.

Attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School

1989

He started singing and playing piano from his young age and began rapping from sixth grade. He studied at Long Beach Polytechnic High School and was a member of the class of 1989. During his school days he also took part in several competitions.

Married to Shante Taylor

June 12 , 1997

Snoop Dogg is married to his long time girlfriend who was with him from his high school days. He married Shante Taylor on June 12, 1997. He is still married with her but he has some little twist in his married life in 2004.

Divorced to Shante Taylor

May 21 , 2004

After being married for a shy of decade, they decided to dissolve their marriage on May 21, 2004. The reason behind their divorce as illustrated on divorce file was irreconcilable differences. They were actually separated for more than a year before they got separated. 

Remarried Shante Taylor

January 12 , 2008

But after being separated for four years they decided to get married again. And they did have married at the start of 2008. In their previous married life they also had three children together. They are still together and this time they are not in the mood of getting divorced for the second time. 

First child Cordé

1994

He became father for the first time in his life in 1994 and that time he was not married with Shante Taylor but the mother of his child is her. She gave birth to their first child together in 1994 and that was a son and they named him, Cordé.

Second child Cordell

1997

1997 was a great year for him. He got married with his long term girlfriend and he also had his second son with her that year. Actually, they announced they are expecting their second child at the start of 1997 and she gave birth to him later on. 

Third child, Cori

1999

He is also lucky to be the father of his sweet little baby girl. His wife, Shante Taylor gave birth to their third child together in 1999 and they named her Cori. When she was born she was in good health and she was also of average weight. 

Won MTV Video Music Awards (VMA)

2015

MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) is one of the prestigious awards in the music world. And he has also been lucky to be the winner of this award once. He won this award recently in 2015 and that was for Best Art Direction.

Won Maverick Movie Awards

2012

In 2012, he was nominated in Maverick Movie Awards from two different categories and that was in Best Soundtrack: Feature and Best Performance: Feature. That year he was honored once with this award and that was from his former nomination. 

Won Beverly Hills Film Festival

2012

It seems like 2012 was a year for him. He got his nomination in several different awards and he also won several of them. That year, he got his nomination in Beverly Hills Film Festival for Best Documentary. That is his only nominations in this award and he was also honored the same time.

Net Worth

2019

As of 2019, Snoop Dogg's net worth is reported to be around $143 million.