Snoop Dogg Real Name – The Complete Biography

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Snoop Dogg’s real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. The rapper takes his name from his stepfather, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Sr., who divorced his mother, Beverly Broadus, in 1975. Snoop, who is also known as Snoop Doggy Dogg, was born on October 20, 1971, in Long Beach.

Who Is Snoop Dogg?

One of the best rappers, he is a West Coast rapper and actor who evolved under the tutelage of Dr. Dre, and has received fame for albums such as ‘Doggystyle,’ ‘Tha Doggfather’ and ‘Reincarnated.’ Professionally named Snoop Dogg is a famous American rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and actor. 


In 1992, He began his singing career when Dr. Dre discovered him and featured on Dre’s solo debut, “Deep Cover”, and then on Dre’s solo debut album, The Chronic. He has since sold over 23 million albums in the United States and 35 million albums worldwide. 

In 1998 He recorded the albums, Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told. 

In 1999, he recorded No Limit, Top Dogg.

In 2000, he recorded Tha Last Meal with No Limit Records. 

In 2012, after a trip to Jamaica, Snoop announced a conversion to Rastafarianism and a new alias, Snoop Lion. As Snoop Lion, he released a reggae album, Reincarnated, and a documentary film of the same name, about his Jamaican experience, in early 2013. 

Besides his rapping career, his acting career is also bright.

Snoop Dogg made his film debut in 1994 in a short film, Murder Was the Case. After two years, he did a comedy film, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate. He then played the lead role in 1999. He then worked in several movies like Bones, Soul Plance, The Tenants, The Big Bang, Scary Movie 5, and Grow House, among others. As of 2018, he is working on a post-production movie. He also appeared in several TV series and TV shows. 

Upcoming Album 

Not yet, but he was released on November 19, 2018, and he was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He released his seventeenth solo album, I want to Thank Me in 2019. As of October 3, 2019, the music video has amassed 158,886,366 views on YouTube.

Why People Like 

His singles and albums, No Limit, and Tha Last Meal sold millions of copies. 

The hit singles are “From the Church to da Palace” and “Beautiful”, “Drop It Like It’s Hot” ‘The Hard Way, “Groupie Luv”, The Hard Way with 213, Mac & Devin Go to High School with Wiz Khalifa, 7 Days of Funk with 7 Days of Funk, Royal Fam with Tha Broadus Boyz, Cuzznz with Daz Dillinger and more.

Personal Life 

Snoop has been married to his high school sweetheart, Shante Taylor, since 1997. They have two sons and one daughter together. Snoop is first cousins with the R&B artists Brandy and Ray J. His current worth is $1433 million. 


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