Snoop Dogg is one of those hip-hop artists, who needs no introduction. The West Coast rapper garnered critical acclaim after launching some of the most mind-boggling music albums. A few noteworthy hits include, ‘Reincarnated’, ‘Doggystyle’, and ‘Tha Doggfather’. He is a cosmopolitan personality and he is known everywhere across the globe.
Calvin rose to prominence due to more than a few roles that he played in his professional career. Today he is a well-known media personality, TV producer, Rapper, actor, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur, record producer, and youth football coach. The strong guy has been working proactively in the professional showbiz industry since his debut in 1992. He is the founder of the Snoop Youth Football League. Dogg has established himself as one of the most prosperous musicians. Snoop kicked off his career after being discovered by Dr. Dre in 1992.
He worked with Dr. Dre on his debut studio album titled ‘The Chronic’. More than 23 million copies of the album were sold only within the United States. Over 35 Million albums were sold internationally. He broke all his previous fame records when released the debut album ‘Doggystyle’ in 1993. It was rolled out by Death Row Records. It turned out to be a wonderful success for the struggling artist at that time.
Dogg married Shante Taylor in 1997 and the couple parted ways in 2004. Both of them couldn’t continue their marital relationship due to irreconcilable differences. The American rap king has fathered three kids from his romantic relationships and marriage. Snoop is also known for being relative to Ray J, Nate Dogg, RBX, Brandy Norwood, Sasha Banks, and Daz Dillinger. He received loads of awards and nominations for his exceptional work in the showbiz industry.
What was Snoop Dogg's Real Name?
The celeb’s birth name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Junior and he was born and raised in Long Beach, California. His parents called him Snoopy when he was a little child. He was given this name keeping in mind his ultimate love for the famous cartoon character ‘Peanuts’. However, he gained popularity with his stage name, Snoop Dogg. Today, very few people know the multitalented lad by his original name. He is also famous by other stage names and nicknames such as Snoop Lion, DJ Snoopadelic, Nemo Hoes, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Niggarachi, and Snoopzilla.
The name of his father was Calvin Cordozar Broadus Senior. He remained absent when Dogg was a little child.
Snoop has two brothers and enjoys having fun with them. He used to present his rap talent at school and in front of his friends. Once he was rapping the school hall and drew a massive crowd. Teachers and the principal thought that some sort of fighting was going on there. This was the time when he realized that he had an amazing rap talent. Afterward, he began to take it seriously and worked harder to make an identity among American hip hop artists.
Dogg started his official singing career with Dr. Dre. He worked with him for his debut studio album, which garnered critical acclaim from all over the world. The album titled ‘The Chronic’ was well-received not just within USA, but everywhere across the globe. In 1993, he made a big splash with his debut studio album ‘Doggystyle’. It turned out to be a massive success soon after its official released in the United States. He understood the level of expectation from his fans after the launch of the first album.
On Nov 12, 1996, the American rapper released his 2nd studio album ‘Tha Doggfather’ via Interscope Records and Death Row Records. Dogg's third music album ‘Be Game is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told’ was launched on Aug 4, 1998, via No Limit Records. It was well-received not just by fans, but critics as well. Snoop’s 4th studio collection of songs came out with caption ‘No Limit Top Dogg’ and again it was made possible by No Limit Records. On Dec 19, 2000, the rap king released his 5th studio album with title ‘Tha Last Meal’. It was launched by Doggy Style (his newly founded music label) and No Limit Records.
The 6th studio album of the superstar came out under the heading ‘Paid Tha Cost to Be Da Boss’. It was released on Nov 26, 2002, via Capitol Records and Doggystyle Music Labels. On Nov 16, 2004, the stunner launched his 7th studio album ‘The Masterpiece’ via Geffen Records and Doggystyle Records. Songs of the album were recorded during the summer of 2004. Other prominent music albums of the American rapper are named ‘Ego Trippin’, ‘Doggumentary’, ‘Bush’, ‘I Wanna Thank Me’, ‘Malice n Wonderland’, ‘Reincarnated’, ‘Neva Left’, ‘Cooland’, ‘The Blue Carpet Treatment’, and ‘Bible of Love’.
He also worked in many collaboration albums such as Duces n Trayz: Old Fashioned Way, Tha Eastsidaz, Cuzznz, 7 Days of Funk, The Hard Way, and Mac & Devin Go to High School. All of his performances were truly admired by fans from all parts of the world.
Is Snoop Dogg Married?
Snoop Dogg fell in love with his school mate, Shante Taylor. The wedding took place in 1997 and relatives of both participated to celebrate the big day. The couple has been blessed with three adorable children Cordell, Corde, and a daughter named Cori. The rapper is very close to his offspring and often spends time with them. The couple couldn’t continue their married life due to irreconcilable differences and filed a divorce in 2004. It was a devastating event for their kids. The couple rejoined in 2008 after four years of separation.
How much is Snoop Dogg's Net Worth?
Dogg has launched 17 studio albums throughout his professional singing career. All of these albums were well-received by fans and even critics. He also appeared in collaboration albums and worked with other renowned artists of the American music industry. Dogg also played lead roles in many famous movies and television series. The multitalented personality of Snoop Dogg owns a massive net worth of more than $124 Million. The star enjoys a luxurious lifestyle with kids and wife.