What you need to know about Snoop Dogg: background, career, wife, songs and albums, net worth

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 15: Snoop Dogg performs onstage at the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Butler Park during the 2014 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Butler Park on March 15, 2014 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Jordan Naylor/Getty Images for SXSW)

What you need to know about Snoop Dogg: background, career, wife, songs and albums, net worth: Snoop Dogg is an American musician who is also known for his work as a singer, rapper, songwriter, producer, actor, businessman, and media personality. Dogg got his start in the music business with a little aid from one of the most prominent rappers and singers in the United States, Dr. Dre.

As an actor, Snoop Dogg has proven to be very capable. His work has been very highly received. In 2012, he co-starred alongside rapper Wiz Khalifa in the film Mac and Devin Go to High School, in which he also portrayed the primary character of Mac. His other film credits include The Wash and Bones. He is also known for the numerous cameo appearances he has made in movies.

Profile outline

  • Name: Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.
  • Celebrated name: Snoop Dogg
  • Date of birth: 20th October 1971
  • Place of birth: Long Beach, California, United States
  • Age: 50 years
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: Mixed race
  • Height: 6 feet 4 inches
  • Weight: 85kg
  • Marital status: Married
  • Spouse: Shante Taylor
  • Profession: Singer, rapper, songwriter, producer, actor, entrepreneur, media personality
  • Net worth: $150 million


In the United States, on October 20th, 1971, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. was born in the city of Long Beach, in the state of California. Vernall Varnado and Beverly Broadus Vernall are his father and mother, respectively. Since his father, a war veteran, was absent for the majority of his son’s childhood, his mother was responsible for his upbringing. When he was younger, he was a member of the choir and played the piano and sang at the church where he grew up. Dogg’s formative years were marked by regular involvement in criminal activity, including gang membership and drug peddling. After he graduated from high school, he was sent into custody for distributing cocaine.


Snoop Dogg began his career as a rapper when he was in the sixth grade. Together with his cousins, he began recording songs onto home-made cassette recordings and releasing them under the label 213. Producer Dr. Dre became interested in the group, which served as the impetus for Dre to launch his career in the music industry. To date, Snoop Dogg has released the following songs:

  • Young, Wild and Free
  • Drop It Like Its Hot
  • Que Maldicion
  • Ain’t No Fun
  • What’s My Name
  • Onda Differente
  • Sexual Eruption
  • Lodi Dodi
  • Sweat
  • Bi*ch Please
  • Beautiful
  • My Family
  • Doggy Dogg World
  • Vato
  • Lay Low
  • The Shiznit
  • Gin N Juice
  • Nuthin But a G’Thang
  • Murder was the Case
  • French Inhale
  • I Wanna Thank Me
  • That’s That Sh*t
  • Let’s Get Blown
  • G Funk
  • I Wanna Rock
  • Serial Killa
  • Peaches N Cream
  • Gaspar Yanga
  • Gangsta Luv
  • Still a G Thang
  • Countdown
  • Albums

    On November 23, 1993, the rapper issued his first studio album, which was released under the label Death Row Records. Since then, he has released the following studio albums, as well as albums featuring collaborations with other artists:

    • Dogg*style (1993)
    • Tha Doggfather (1996)
    • Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told (1998)
    • No Limit Top Dogg (1999)
    • Tha Last Meal (2000)
    • Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss (2002)
    • R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece (2004)
    • Tha Blue Carpet Treatment (2006)
    • Ego Trippin’ (2008)
    • Malice n Wonderland (2009)
    • Doggumentary (2011)
    • Reincarnated (2013)
    • Bush (2015)
    • Coolaid (2016)
    • Neva Left (2017)
    • Bible of Love (2018)
    • I Wanna Thank Me (2019)
    • Tha Eastsidaz with Tha Eastsidaz (2000)
    • Duces ‘n Trayz: The Old Fashioned Way with Tha Eastsidaz (2001)
    • The Hard Way with 213 (2004)
    • Mac & Devin Go to High School with Wiz Khalifa (2011)
    • 7 Days of Funk with 7 Days of Funk (2013)
    • Royal Fam with Tha Broadus Boyz (2013)
    • Cuzznz with Daz Dillinger (2016)

    Acting Career

    Snoop did not make his debut on television until 1997, when he appeared in an episode of the sitcom known as The Steve Harvey Show called “I Do, I Don’t.” In 1998, he made his debut in the film in the supporting character of Scavenger Smoker in Half Baked. This was his first appearance in the film. He has been in a variety of roles in a variety of films and television shows. The following is a list of movies and television shows starring Snoop Dogg.


    • Murder was the Case
    • A Thin Line Between Love and Hate
    • Half Baked
    • Ride
    • The Wrecking Crew
    • Hot Boyz
    • Up in Smoke Tour
    • Training Day
    • Baby Boy
    • Bones
    • The Wash
    • Malibu’s Most Wanted
    • Old School
    • Bigg Snoop Doggy Raw ‘N Uncut Volume 1
    • Starsky and Hutch
    • Soul Plane
    • Racing Stripes
    • The Tenants
    • Boss’n Up
    • Arthur and the Invisibles
    • Singh Is Kinng
    • Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder
    • Falling Up
    • Bruno
    • Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard
    • The Big Bang
    • We are Party
    • Mac and Devin Go to High School
    • Turbo
    • Reincarnated
    • Scary Movie 5
    • The Distortion of Sound
    • Pitch Perfect 2
    • The Culture High
    • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
    • Grow House
    • Future World
    • The Beach Bum
    • Trouble
    • Dolemite is My Name
    • The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge and the Run
    • TV shows

      • The Word
      • The Steve Harvey Show
      • King of the Hill
      • Just Shoot Me
      • Doggy Fizzle Televizzle
      • Playmakers
      • Crank Yankers
      • Chappelle’s Show
      • Las Vegas
      • The Bernie Mac Show
      • The L Word
      • 2004 Spike Video Game Awards
      • Weeds
      • Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood
      • Monk
      • One Life to Live
      • Dogg After Bark
      • WWE Raw
      • The Boondocks
      • Big Time Rush
      • 90210
      • The Cleveland Show
      • Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta
      • Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood
      • Snoop and Son, a Dad’s Dream
      • Sanjay and Craig
      • Show me the Money
      • Trailer Park Boys
      • Lip Sync Battle
      • Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party
      • The Simpsons
      • Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta
      • The Joker’s Wild
      • Coach Snoop
      • Sugar
      • Law and Order: Special Victims Unit
      • American Dad
      • Utopia Falls


      Snoop Dogg wed his longtime high school girlfriend Shante Taylor on June 12th, 1997. The couple had been together since high school. They remained married until the 21st of May in 2004, when he filed for divorce, citing the inability to reconcile their differences as the reason. Despite this, the couple chose to recommit themselves to

    • This wonderful couple has been blessed with three beautiful children: a son and two daughters. Snoop Dogg kids are Corde, Cordel and Cori. On August 21st, 1994, Snoop Dogg’s kid Corde was born. Cordell and Cori, the couple’s other two daughters, came into the world on February 21st, 1997 and June 22nd, 1999, respectively. In the years leading up to his union with Shante, he was involved in a romantic relationship with Laurie Holmond, with whom he had a son named Julian Corrie Broadus in 1998. Corrie Broadus gave birth to a boy in 2015 with his girlfriend, Jessica Kyzer, making Snoop Dogg a grandfather. The name Kai has been given to Snoop Dogg’s grandson.

      Body measurements

      He stands at a height of 6 feet and 4 inches. He weighs 85 kg.

      Net worth

      Snoop Dogg is said to have a net worth of approximately $150 million, according to estimates. The majority of his money comes from the music he does, both as a rapper and a singer. Album sales and revenue from his YouTube channel also contribute significantly to his financial success.

    • Snoop Dogg is widely regarded as one of the most talented and in-demand rappers in the entire world. He did not allow the difficult circumstances he faced as a child to prevent him from maturing into the man he is today.

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