- Real nameCalvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.
- Date of birthOctober 20, 1971
- Age50 years
- Zodiac signLibra
- BirthplaceLong Beach, California, USA
Parents and family
- Father Vernell Varnado
- Mother Beverly Broadus Green (nee Tate)
- Half-brother Jerry Wesley Carter, Bing Worthington Jr.
Snoop Dogg wife
Snoop Dogg 4 kids
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., who is more famed as Snoop Dogg, is a rap legend. He gained various awards and was 17-time Grammy nominee. By the way, he got the nickname Snoopy from his parents, who considered him to look like the famous cartoon personage.
Though he loved rapping since childhood, Dogg’s professional career started in 1992 when he worked with Dr. Dre on The Chronic album. He rose to fame in the wink of the eye after presenting his debut album Doggystyle in 1993. It earned 4-time platinum certification and still remains the artist’s most successful album. To date, Snoop has released 17 albums. Moreover, the artist is famed for collaborating with other musicians, including Pharrell Williams, Wiz Khalifa, Jason Derulo and 50 Cent.
Snoop Dogg also deals with acting. He made a TV debut in The Word series in 1993. He starred in short film Murder Was the Case plus documentary Reincarnated. And among his feature film roles are the ones in The Wrecking Crew, Hot Boyz, Baby Boy, Bones, Starsky & Hutch, The Tenants, We the Party plus Mac & Devin Go to High School.
Moreover, Dogg is a TV personality. He had his own reality series and appeared in a great number of television projects. In 2016, he became a co-host of Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party show. Additionally, the celebrity created 2 pornographic films, launched production company Snoopadelic Films plus invested money into various business ventures, including Snoopify app.
Since 1997, Snoop has been married to Shante Taylor. In 1994, they welcomed their firstborn, son Corde, who was followed by brother Cordell in 1997. In 1999, their daughter Cori drew her first breath. Moreover, the artist shares son Julian with Laurie Holmond, a woman he had a brief affair with.
A curious fact: Snoop loves smoking weed and does that legally as medical cannabis was prescribed for him to heal migraines. In 2015, he launched his own cannabis brand Leafs by Snoop.