Snoop Dogg Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 20, 2023

Date of Birth

20 / October / 1971


53 Years


Rapper Songwriter Media Personality Actor and Entrepreneur

Snoop Dogg is an American rapper, who was also known as Snoop Dogg and briefly as Snooplion. He was born Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., on October 20, 1971. His rise to stardom began when he was featured on Dr. Dre’s first solo single, “Deep Cover,” and then on Dre’s first solo album, The Chronic.

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Broadus has sold more than 35 million albums around the world and 23 million domestically since then. Broadus’ achievements include 17 Grammy Award nominations and an American Music Award. He also received a Primetime Emmy Award.


He was born on the 20th of October 1971. His father, a Vietnam veteran, left his mother shortly after he was born. Their mother was Beverly Tate, and he was later married to Calvin Cordozar Broadus Sr. He took the name Calvin Cordozar Broadus after his stepfather. His mother had three children and he was her second child. In 1975, his mother and stepfather divorced again.

Vernell Varnado Snoop Dogg's Father

Vernell Varnado Snoop Dogg’s Father

Beverly Tate Snoop Dogg's Mother

Beverly Tate Snoop Dogg’s Mother

Shante Broadus Snoop Dogg Wife

Shante Broadus Snoop Dogg’s Wife

Corde Broadus Snoop Dogg's Son

Corde Broadus Snoop Dogg’s Son

Julian Broadus Snoop Dogg's Son

Julian Broadus Snoop Dogg’s Son

Cordell Broadus Snoop Dogg's Son

Cordell Broadus Snoop Dogg’s Son

Cori Broadus Snoop Dogg Daughter

Cori Broadus Snoop Dogg’s Daughter

Snoop Dogg Family Pics

Snoop Dogg Family Pics

Snoop Dogg's Childhood Pics

Snoop Dogg’s Childhood Pics

Early Childhood and Young Life

Snoop Dogg was conceived as Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. in Long Beach, California on October 20, 1971, to Vernall Varnado and Beverly Broadus, a singer, soldier, and mail carrier from Vietnam. Calvin was named after his stepfather Calvin Cordozar Broadus Sr., but Vernall left the family shortly after Calvin was born.

He was a passionate singer, rapper, and pianist from an early age. He graduated from Long Beach Polytechnic High School in 1989. Snoop Dogg was released from high school shortly after being arrested for possession of drugs. He was often in prison for the next three years.

Personal Life

Snoop Dogg, his high school sweetheart Shante Taylor, married him in 1997. They have three children together, Corde, Cordell, and Cori. Dogg filed for divorce in 2004 from Shante citing irreconcilable disagreements. The couple renewed their marriage vows four years later in January 2008.


Broadus adopted the stage name Snoop Dogg at the start of his career and started working with Dr. Dre to create Dre’s first solo album, “The Chronic”. It was a very successful release. Snoop Dogg’s debut album, ‘Doggystyle’ was released in 1993. It was a huge success.

His second album, “Tha Doggfather”, was released in 1996. Although it received positive reviews, it wasn’t as popular as his first.

He signed with Master P’s No Limit Records in 1998 and made his debut on the label with “Da Game Is to be Sold, Not to Be Told”. His other albums, titled “No Limit Top Dogg” (1999) or “Tha Last Meal” (2000), were released over the years.


He was known as “Snoopy Dogg” during his early years. Dr. Dre began to collaborate with them on a song in 1992’s “Deep Cover”. After that, snoop Dogg released “Doggystyle”, his first solo album. It was a huge success for the public. Here is a list of Snoop Dog’s most popular songs. Here’s the list:

Video Games

Title Roles Year
True Crime: Streets of LA Himself 2003
Def Jam: Fight for NY Crow 2004
Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Himself 2012
Way of the Dogg Himself 2013
Call of Duty: Ghosts Multiplayer Announcer (DLC) 2014
Family Guy: The Quest For Stuff Himself 2015

Biographical Film Portrayals

Title Portrayed by Year
Notorious Anwan Glover 2009
Straight Outta Compton Lakeith Stanfield 2015
All Eyez on Me Jarrett Ellis 2017
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He was awarded the Billboard Music Award in 1994 in three categories: ‘Top Billboard 200 Artist – Male,’ ‘Top R&B Artist – Female’ and ‘Top R&B Artist – Male’. He won the MTV Video Music Awards 1994 in the category of ‘Best Rap Video,’ for his song ‘Doggy Dogg World.

Snoop Dogg won the American Music Award in 1995 for the ‘Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist’. He was awarded the 2005 International Dance Music Award in the Best Rap/Hip-Hop Dance Track category for his song “Drop It Like It’s HOT”.

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Net Worth

Even though Snoop Dogg’s album sales are much lower than those of the 1990s, they still have a lot to offer. His lucrative touring schedule, endorsement deals, and the sheer brand power and image of Snoop Dogg make him a regular earner of eight figures every year.

R.I.P Snoop Dogg

R.I.P. Snoop Dogg shares the sad news about his beloved family member’s death. 4.56K views 4 months ago.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Long Beach California
Children Sons: Corde Broadus, Cordelle Braudus
Daughters: Cori Broadus, Julian Corrie Broadus
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 192 CM
Height In Meter 1.92 M
Nationality American
Parents Father: Vernell Varnado
Mother: Beverly Tate
Profession Rapper Songwriter Media Personality Actor and Entrepreneur
Siblings Not Yet Update
Spous Shante Broadus
Weight 85 Kg
187 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Libra


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