Have you ever wondered how much Snoop Dogg was worth? The American rapper, songwriter, actor and entrepreneur has amassed great wealth. He is known to be one of the greatest rappers of the 1990s. Hits and Clips tells you about his unique journey and how he achieved such success and amassed his wealth.
The personal life of Snoop Dogg
Cordozar Calvin Broadus was born in the Californian town of Long Beach on October 20, 1971. Snoop’s parents, Vernall and Beverly, divorced just three months after his birth. Her mother died in October 2021.
He had a close relationship with his father, but he wasn’t always there for him. His mother remarried after the death of his father. Because of his passion for the comic book character Peanuts, his mother and stepfather gave him the nickname Snoopy.
Snoop Dogg married his high school sweetheart Shante Taylor in June 1997. They decided to divorce in May 2004. In 2008, they got back together and renewed their vows. Corde and Cordell were born in 1994 and 1997 respectively, while Cori was born in 1999, and they have three children together.
— Shante Broadus (@bosslady_ent) December 9, 2013
From his relationship with Laurie Holmond, Snoop has a son, Julian Corrie Broadus, born in 1998. Corde has a son with his fiancee, Jessica Kyzer, and Snoop Dogg became a grandfather in 2015. Brandy and Ray J, as well as the professional wrestler Sasha Banks, are first cousins of Snoop Dogg.
Early career of Snoop Dogg
Homemade tapes are made by Snoop, his cousins Nate Dogg and Lil’ 1/2 Dead, and his friend Warren G. They choose 213 because it was the telephone area code for Long Beach at the time.
Dr. Dre received Snoop’s first solo freestyle song, “Hold On,” on a mixtape. Snoop’s performance inspired him so much that he encouraged him to apply and put him in touch with the NWA affiliate The DOC, who taught him how to create verses, hooks and choruses and how to organize their words.
American rapper and businessman, Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., began his musical career in 1992 on the single “Deep Cover” by Dr. Dre.
Later, he also participated in Dr Dre’s first solo album “The Chronic”. Snoop Dogg’s albums have sold over 23 million copies in the United States and 35 million worldwide to date.
Under the Death Row Records label, Snoop Dogg went on to produce a number of legendary songs and albums. Snoop Dogg is a well-known and well-paid rapper of the 1990s, as well as one of the few still active today. He has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and other awards and accolades for his acting and singing skills.
International success of the rapper
Doggfather, Snoop Dogg’s next album, hit #1 on both Billboard charts in 1996. Snoop Dogg joined No Limit Records for his next three albums, leaving Death Row behind. Da Game was released in 1998.
Not to Be Told, 1999’s No Limit Top Dogg, and 2000’s The Last Meal are among his best-known works. He signed a contract with Priority/Capitol/EMI Records and released Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss in 2002. R&G, his first studio album, was released in 2004 by Geffen Records.
He also has a children’s soccer league and a high school soccer team which he coaches. In 2009, EMI named Snoop Dogg president of Priority Records. While vacationing in Jamaica in 2012, Snoop revealed that he had converted to Rastafarianism and would henceforth be known as Snoop Lion. He released a reggae CD entitled Reincarnated, as well as a documentary of the same name about his stay in Jamaica.
Following his release in 2015, he resumed his old nickname of Snoop Dogg. In 2018, Snoop Dogg became a Christian and released his first gospel album, Bible of Love. In 2019 he released I Want to Thank You, his fifteenth solo album.
Snoop Dogg has performed in television and film, as himself or in fictional roles, in addition to his music. Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, Dogg After Dark, Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood, WrestleMania, and Martha’s Potluck Dinner Party are some of the TV shows Snoop Dogg has featured on.
Snoop Dogg appeared on the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show alongside Dr. Dre, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar. BODR, Snoop Dogg’s 19th studio album, was released alongside his Super Bowl Halftime Show appearance in 2022.
—Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) February 11, 2022
Since 2000, Snoop Dogg has released more than 20 solo and collaborative albums. His releases have had decent success, which keeps him involved in the rap game. He has collaborated with rappers such as Lil Dicky, Eminem and Drake.
Over the years, Snoop’s popularity grew and he was able to explore new horizons.
Snoop Dogg, businessman
In 2009, Snoop Dogg was named creative president of Priority Records, a distribution company that has worked with Ice Cube, Ice T, Jay-Z, and many others.
Snoop Dogg and his brand manager created Snoopify, a photo sharing app for IOS and Android users. The app was successful, and in 2015 the app generated around $30,000 in weekly sales.
—Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) July 4, 2015
In 2015, he decided to get into the cannabis business. He started a media company, Merry Jane, which keeps users updated daily on important news involving cannabis.
Additionally, he created a brand of cannabis products called Leafs by Snoop. This brand, which includes edibles and marijuana strains, is one of the world’s premier consumer cannabis brands. Snoop Dogg has become a pioneer in the world of cannabis, and if he grows, he will reap the rewards.
What is Snoop Dogg’s fortune in 2022?
As of July 2022, Snoop Dogg’s fortune stood at $150 million. Snoop Dogg’s main source of income was initially his music. He generated large amounts of wealth through record sales and live performances. Over time, he diversified and most of his income now comes from his business ventures.
His most recent venture is Call of Duty, the popular video game that released a Snoop Dogg Bundle. It allows Call of Duty Warzone and Vanguard players to play as Snoop Dogg and wield certain weapons that only his character has to offer.
—Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) April 18, 2022
Snoop Dogg is now 50 years old, has renamed himself several times and is considered a great rapper and business mogul.
Snoop Dogg’s Current Projects
Snoop Dogg news is loaded. Indeed, this Friday, August 6, a collab with Benny Blanco and BTS was unveiled. It is a single titled “Bad Decisions”.
On the film side, we recently learned that Snoop Dogg will star in “The Underdoggs”, an MGM film which will be released in 2023, in which he will be the coach of an American football team. Before that, on August 12, “Day Shift” will be released on Netflix, an action film with Jamie Foxx and Snoop Dogg as vampire hunters!