Snoop Dogg is one of the most famous rappers in history. He started his career in the 90s rap scene and is still hugely successful today, more than twenty years later. Snoop Dogg was discovered by Dr. Dre and has since become very well known for his calm vocals and relaxed style.
Snoop Dogg’s real name is Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr. and his birthday is October 20, 1971. He was born in Long Beach, California. He was named after his stepfather. Snoop’s biological father was mostly absent from his son’s life. He got the nickname Snoopy from his mother, who often called him that after the main character in the Peanuts comics. This nickname later became a part of his stage name.
Snoop Dogg played the piano and sang at Golgotha Trinity Baptist Church in Long Beach when he was very young. When he was in sixth grade, he started rapping. As a teenager, Snoop Dogg used to be friends with gang members and was often getting in trouble. He was arrested for drug possession several times, and he went to prison many times. After that, he managed to stay away from prison with the help of his musical talent.
Snoop Dogg released his first album Doggystyle in 1993, and it reached number one on the Billboard 200 charts. This album is one of the most memorable releases of the 90s to this day. After that, he released another thirteen albums.
Snoop Dogg’s song Drop It Like It’s Hot, along with many other of his hits, reached the top of many hip hop charts. His first album sold around 7 million copies just in the United States, as well as more than 11 million copies around the world. This made Snoop Dogg one of the wealthiest men in the industry of rap music.
Snoop Dogg acted in a film called Starsky and Hutch, where he earned 500.000 dollars. He also starred in Soul Plane, Bones (a horror film), and Scary Movie 5.
Apart from acting in movies, Snoop also had his reality show titled Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood, and it followed the rapper’s lifestyle.
Snoop Dogg has his own production company, which is called Snoopadelic Films. He has many holdings in restaurants, as well as some fashion companies, which brought him 75 million in 2014. Snoop also owns the Snoopify app, a brand of cannabis products called Leafs by Snoop, and even Snoop Dogg Slippers.
This successful businessman has been an angel investor to many companies, including Ustream, Robinhood, Secret, and Reddit.
Snoop Dogg Net Worth 2020
Snoop Dogg owns 25 cars and a house that is estimated to 1.83 million dollars.
Snoop earned 6 million from his first album alone. He still makes a lot from all of his albums’ sales. In 2007, he was in the 7th place on the Forbes Hip Hop Cash Kings list, and he had 17 million dollars net worth at the time.
Snoop Dogg makes more than 2 million dollars regularly because of his hit song which are still being played on various radio stations. His net worth was 110 million in 2011. By 2016, that number was almost 150 million, and this year his net worth is estimated to more than 160 million dollars.