Snoop Dogg is a famous American rapper and songwriter. He reached the zenith of his career in the 1990s and was the best-known figure. For many, he was the epitome of West Coast hip-hop culture. In this write-up, we will discuss his life, career, and net worth as of the year 2022.
Snoop Dogg is a byname of Cordozar Calvin Broadus, Jr. He is also famous as Snoop Lion. He was born on October 20, 1971, in California, US.
As of June 2022, his age is approximately 51 years. His height is 6′ 4”. His wife’s name is Shante Broadus.
Snoop Dogg Early Life
Born in October 1971, Snoop Dogg was the middle child in the family. He had one older and one younger brother.
When he was just 3 months old, his father left the family. So he lived with his mother and stepfather.
During his childhood, his parents nicknamed him snoopy because of his appearance. That is from where his nickname originated.
Initially, Snoop Dogg began rapping when he was in sixth grade. During his teenage, he became a member of a notorious Crips gang. So, he had to spend some time in jail.
After spending time in jail, he worked with future rappers Lil 1/2 Dead and Nate Dogg on some music tracks.
In 1992, Dr. Dre (the famous American Rapper) was introduced to the mixtape in which Snoop Dogg was featured. Dr. Dre was quite impressed by his performance. So, he invited Snoop for an audition. This was actually the beginning of his successful career in rapping.
Under the mentorship of Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg learned much about rap. Later on, he collaborated with Dr. Dre on his album “The Chronic” which became a huge success. Moreover, Snoop Dogg’s debut album “Doggystyle” was also a huge success.
In 2012, Snoop Dogg was rebranded as Snoop Lion after the release of his reggae album.
Snoop Dogg’s Net Worth
Snoop Dogg has sold over 35 million albums worldwide which made him one of the world’s richest rappers.
As of the year 2022, his net worth is estimated to be approx. $150 million.
Being a huge success and a wealthy person, Snoop Dogg is living a life of great luxury. He has purchased a sumptuous home. Moreover, his interest in cars is depicted by his great collection of classic cars. He has around 25 cars; among them are the Polaris Slingshot, 1974 Cadillac Snoop DeVille Lowrider, 1968 Cadillac Coupe DeVille, 1968 Buick Riviera, Chrysler 300C, Dodge Challenger SRT8, 2011 Ford Mustang GT, and Rolls-Royce Ghost.
In short, he is living a splendid lifestyle.
His Successful Works
Following are Snoop’s famous pieces of music.
- Doggystyle (1993)
- Tha Doggfather (1996)
- Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told (1998)
- No Limit Top Dogg (1999)
- The Last Meal (2000)
- Paid the Cost to Be da Boss (2002)
- R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece (2004)
- The Blue Carpet Treatment (2006)
- Ego Trippin’ (2008)
- Malice n Wonderland (2009)
- Doggumentary (2011)
- Reincarnated (2013)
- Bush (2015)
- Coolaid (2016)
- Neva Left (2017)
- I Wanna Thank Me (2019)
To conclude, we have gathered all this information about Snoop Dogg, his life, and net worth after thorough research from different sources. You might find his life journey from mediocrity to such a huge success with such a great net worth very inspiring.
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