Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.
Snoop Doggy Dogg, Bigg Snoop Dogg, The Doggfather, Snoopzilla, Snoop Lion, DJ Snoopadelic
Long Beach, California, USA
Snoop did schooling from Long Beach Polytechnic High School, Long Beach, California.
Rapper, record producer, actor, singer, songwriter, activist
- Father – Vernell Varnado (Vietnam veteran, singer, mail carrier)
- Mother – Beverly Broadus (née Tate)
- Siblings – He has one older brother and one younger.
- Others – Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Sr (Stepfather), Ray J (First Cousin) (Singer, rapper, record producer), Brandy Norwood (First Cousin) (Recording Artist, actress), Sasha Banks (Cousin) (Professional Wrestler), Nate Dogg (Cousin) (Rapper)
Serious Pimp Records, Ltd.
Hip hop, R&B, funk, reggae
Atlantic, Death Row, Interscope Records, Doggystyle, No Limit, Priority, TVT, Capital, Star Trak, Geffen, Rostrum, Mad Decent, Vice, RCA, Stones Throw, i am OTHER, Columbia Records
6 ft 4 in or 193 cm
85 kg or 187 pounds
Snoop Dogg married Shante Taylor (June 12, 1997 – May 21, 2004; January 12, 2008 – Present). Snoop filed a divorce against Shante on May 21, 2004, but eventually on January 12, 2008, the couple reunited and promised not to do that again. He has 3 children Cordell Broadus, Cori Broadus, and Corde Broadus.
Race / Ethnicity
- Braided hairstyle
- Deep voice
- Adds “-izzle” to the end of words he speaks
He has done these ads –
- St. Ides, Snoop Dogg 40 Oz Malt liquor
- Adidas Originals
- Boost Mobile cell phone
- Chrysler 300
- Colt 45 Blast
- Metro PCS Samsung Galaxy 4G
- Orbit Gum
- AOL commercial with Jerry Stiller
- Cal Worthington’s Ford dealership in Long Beach, California
- “Snoop Doggs” – foot-long hot dogs manufactured in Massachusetts, a joint venture with Platinum One Media
- “Snoop Dogg Board Company (SDBC)” – skateboards and Luggage fabrication company (with Pentagon Distribution)
- “Snooperbowl” and “Snoop Youth Football league”
- “Chronic Candy” – candy that tastes like marijuana (from Switzerland and is currently banned in some cities of US)
- Love Don’t Live Here No More, Doggy Tales Vol.1 – love novel
- Tha Doggfather: The Times, Trials, And Hardcore Truths Of Snoop Dogg – autobiography
- Fear & Respect (project canceled as of March 1, 2006) – PlayStation 2 video game (developed by Midway Games)
- “Doggy Biscuitz” – shoe brand (in partnership with Pony International)
- “Snoop Dogg Clothing” – streetwear (distributed at Macy’s)
- “WRFF” – unique design scooters (in cooperation with Salton, Inc.)
- “Hip Hop Gaming League” – a celebrity online gaming competition (hosted by Global Gaming League)
- “Snoop Dogg figures” (Vital Toys, SOTA Toys)
- “Snoop Dogg Boxing” – mobile phone game (Sony Pictures Mobile)
- “Snoop Dogg Pet Accessory Line” (in conjunction with Jakks Pacific)
- Snoop Dogg is a celebrity voice of a TomTom GPS navigation system
- Streetwear line called Rich & Infamous (August 2008)
- “Hack is Wack” – Promoting Norton AntiVirus
- “Coffee Cup With A Cause” with 7 Eleven
- “Serious Pimp” clothing line
- “iFizzle” iPhone Application
- Vybe Mobile
- Pepsi Max – Zero Calories
He has also endorsed Landy Cognac.
In 2012, he converted from Muslim to a Rastafari movement after a trip to Jamaica.
Best Known For
Rapping in the West Coast hip-hop scene and for being one of Dr. Dre‘s most notable protégés.
Doggystyle in 1993
1998 film (Released on January 16, 1998) Half Baked as Scavenger Smoker. But, this was his cameo appearance in this film. Then, in another 1998 film (Released on February 27, 1998) Caught Up, he acted as Kool Kitty Kat. (not cameo)
He does not do any workout. Hence, he does not have any personal trainer.
Snoop Dogg Favorite Things
- Favorite Food – Chicken Wings
- Favorite TV Program – The Tudors (2007)
- Favorite Color – Black
- Favorite Sports – Football, Basketball
- Favorite Band – Thrash metal, Metallica
- Favorite Basketball Teams – Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers
- Favorite Football Teams – USC Football, Pittsburgh Steelers
Snoop Dogg Facts
- R&B singers Brandy and Ray J are Snoop Dogg’s first cousins.
- Snoop Dogg’s IQ is 147.
- Snoop Doggy Dogg is the previous stage name of rapper Snoop Dogg.
- Snoop Dogg was a Crip gang member while in high school.
- Shortly after completing graduation, Snoop was jailed for about 6 months for cocaine possession.
- Snoop Dogg has appeared in various p*rn movies as well. Some of them are Sex in the Studio (just guest appearance), Snoop Dogg’s Buckwild Bus Tour (he was also the executive producer), Snoop Dogg’s Doggystyle (he was also the executive producer), etc.
- Snoop Dogg was arrested on January 7, 2012, and November 29, 2006, for possession of Marijuana. He was also been arrested in 1990, 1993, 1998, 2001, 2005, 2006 (3 times), 2007 mainly for possession of Marijuana and sometimes due to misbehavior, vandalism.
- Snoop Dogg calls his car as Snoop deVille.
- Snoop Dogg and Cameron Diaz went to same the high school at the same time.
- He has won 2 Adult Video News (AVN) awards for Best Music soundtrack & Top Selling Tape for the p*rnographic film – Doggystyle in 2001.
- Visit his official website @ snoopdogg.com.
- You can connect with Snoop on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, MySpace, YouTube, Tumblr, and SoundCloud.