Snoop Dogg is an American legendary rapper, singer-songwriter, and actor who rose to fame in 1992, through his vocal contributions on Dr. Dre’s The Chronic. His debut album, Doggystyle, sold nearly 1 million copies the week of its release, and his album Tha Doggfather went 2x platinum in 1997. His hit song Don’t Disrespect has sold 105,000 copies in the United States, and topped Billboard Top Hiphop Albums for 33 non-consecutive weeks. On August 16, 2019, Dogg released his seventeenth solo album, I Wanna Thank Me. Born Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. on October 20, 1971 in Long Beach, California, to parents to Beverly and Vernell Varnado, he attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California. Dogg played piano and sang at his local Baptist church, before starting rap in sixth grade. On June 12, 1997, he married Shante Taylor with whom he has two sons, Corde, Cordell and a daughter, Cori.
Snoop Dogg Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 20 October 1971
Birth Place: Long Beach, California, United States
Birth Name: Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.
Nicknames: Snoopy, Calvin, DJ Snoopadelic, Niggarachi, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Lion, Snoopzilla, Nemo Hoes, Snoop Rock
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Occupation: Rapper, Singer, Actor, Songwriter, Television producer, Media personality, Record producer, Entrepreneur, Youth football coach
Religion: He converted from Muslim to a Rastafari movement after a trip to Jamaica in 2012.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Snoop Dogg Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 187 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 85 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 4″
Height in Meters: 1.93 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Shoe Size: 12 (US)
Snoop Dogg Family Details:
Father: Vernell Varnado
Mother: Beverly Broadus Green (Beverly Tate)(Author and evangelist)
Spouse/Wife: Shante Taylor (m. 1997)
Children: Corde Broadus (Son), Cordelle Braudus (Son), Cori Broadus (Daughter), Julian Corrie Broadus (Son)
Siblings: Bing Worthington (Brother)
Others: Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Sr (Stepfather), Zion Kalvin (Grandchild), Brandy Norwood (Cousin), Ray J (Cousin), Sasha Banks (Cousin), Daz Dillinger (Cousin), Nate Dogg (cousin), RBX (Cousin)
Snoop Dogg Education:
Long Beach Polytechnic High School
Snoop Dogg Facts:
*He was born on October 20, 1971 in Long Beach, California, USA.
*His parents were both originally from Mississippi.
*His mother named him after a character called “Snoopy”.
*He was in and out of prison towards the end of high school for selling cocaine.
*He was discovered by Dr. Dre in the early 1990.
*His IQ is 147.
*He was good friends with slain rapper Tupac Shakur.
*He is friends with Mariah Carey, Martha Stewart, David Beckham, Charlie Wilson, Method Man and rapper Warren G..
*He is a diehard fan of USC football, Pittsburgh Steelers and the band Metallica.
*He wears a US size 12, a British size 11.5 and a European size 45.
*Visit his official website: www.snoopdogg.com
*Follow him on Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.