Snoop Dogg is an American rapper and businessman. Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., better known as Snoop Dogg, first appeared on Dr. Dre’s new solo single “Deep Cover” in 1992, and later on Dre’s debut solo album “The Chronic.
Since his debut, “Broadus” albums have sold over 23 million copies in the United States and 35 million worldwide. Snoop went on to produce a number of legendary songs and albums under the Death Row Records label.
Snoop Dogg is a well-known and well-paid rapper from the 1990s who is still active today. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, as well as other honours and distinctions for his acting and singing abilities.
Snoop Dogg Early Life
Cordozar Calvin Broadus was born on October 20, 1971, in Long Beach, California. Vernall and Beverly, Snoop’s parents, divorced three months after he was born.
His father was a close friend, but he wasn’t always there for him. Following his father’s death, his mother remarried. His mother and stepfather gave him the nickname Snoopy because of his love of the Peanuts comic character.
Snoop, his cousins Nate Dogg and Lil’ 1/2 Dead, and friend Warren G all made homemade cassettes. They chose 213 because it was the Long Beach area code at the time.
Snoop’s early solo freestyle song “Hold On” was given to Dr. Dre on a mixtape. Snoop’s performance so moved him that he encouraged him to apply and introduced him to NWA affiliate The D.O.C., who taught him how to write verses, hooks, and choruses and organise his lyrics.
Snoop Dogg’s Net Worth
Snoop Dogg’s net worth is estimated to be $150 million in 2022. He is one of the wealthiest American rappers, having sold over 23 million albums in the US and 35 million albums worldwide. The majority of his earnings come from album sales and brand endorsements. Snoop has over 120 million social media followers and a yearly income of $20 million.
|Net Worth:||$150 Million|
|Born:||20 October 1971|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Salary:||$20 Million (Annual)|
Snoop Dogg Career
Snoop’s next album, Doggfather, debuted at number one on both Billboard charts in 1996. For his next three albums, Snoop joined No Limit Records, leaving Death Row behind. Da Game debuted in 1998.
Among his most well-known works are Not to Be Told, No Limit Top Dogg from 1999, and The Last Meal from 2000. In 2002, he signed with Priority/Capitol/EMI Records and released Paid the Cost to Be da Boss. R&G, his debut studio album, was released by Geffen Records in 2004.
He also coaches a youth football league and a high school football team. Snoop Dogg was named chairman of Priority Records by EMI in 2009. During a trip to Jamaica in 2012, Snoop revealed that he had converted to Rastafarianism and would be known as Snoop Lion from then on. He released a reggae CD called Reincarnated, as well as a documentary about his time in Jamaica with the same name.
Following his release in 2015, Bush reverted to his previous alias, Snoop Dogg. Snoop Dogg became a Christian in 2018 and released his first gospel album, Bible of Love. I Want to Thank You, his fifteenth solo album, was released in 2019.
In addition to his music, Snoop has directed numerous pornographic films and appeared on television and in films, both as himself and in fictional roles. Snoop Dogg has hosted television shows such as Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, Dogg After Dark, Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood, WrestleMania, and Martha’s Potluck Dinner Party.
Snoop Dogg performed alongside Dr. Dre, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar during the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show. According to Snoop Dogg, BODR, his 19th studio album, will be released on the same day as his participation in the Super Bowl Halftime Show in 2022.
Snoop Dogg Personal Life
Snoop’s high school love, Shante Taylor, died in a car accident in 1997. In May of 2004, they decided to divorce. They reconciled and renewed their vows in 2008. Corde and Cordell were born in 1994 and 1997, respectively, and Cori in 1999, respectively, and they have three children together.
Julian Corrie Broadus, Snoop’s son from a relationship with Laurie Holmond, was born in 1998. Corde and his fiancée, Jessica Kyzer, have a son, and Snoop became a grandfather in 2015. Snoop’s first cousins include Brandy, Ray J, and pro wrestler Sasha Banks.
Snoop Dogg collaborates with city officials to distribute turkeys to the less fortunate in Inglewood, California over Thanksgiving. He distributed 3000 turkeys in 2016.
Snoop Dogg enjoys driving high-performance cars. Because he prefers classic cars, his automotive collection is one-of-a-kind. Dogg owns a 1967 Pontiac Virizion convertible as part of his one-of-a-kind automobile collection of approximately 25 vehicles.
His Pontiac features an original yellow exterior design that he created. A V8 engine and a two-speed automatic transmission power the Pontiac car. A 1967 Cadillac is among Snoop’s unusual automobiles.
Among the vehicles he’s purchased are the Polaris Slingshot, Chrysler 300C, 1974 Cadillac Snoop DeVille Lowrider, 1968 Cadillac Coupe DeVille, 1968 Buick Riviera, 2011 Ford Mustang GT, Dodge Challenger SRT8, and Rolls-Royce Ghost. Snoop Dogg also has a sizable jewellery collection.
Honors and Nominations
Snoop Dogg accepted the 7th annual Independent Music Awards as a professional rapper and vocalist in order to provide the best possible support to the careers of independent artists. Aside from that, Snoop Dogg has earned no awards or nominations.
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