Snoop Dogg net worth is $135 million.
He was arrested for using marijuana numerous times. His parents called him “Snoop” for his unusual appearance and he liked that moniker much bigger than his real name. He knew Cameron Diaz, when she was not popular and rich as they were classmates. He made friends with Dr Dre and that’s why managed to make such a great career. Snoop Dogg is a contradictory personality, but no doubt, his talent deserves our respect.
Snoop Dogg Bio
Snoop Dogg was born in 1971. Snoop Dogg date of birth is the 20th of October. In fact, Snoop Dogg name is Cordozar Calvin Broadus. But Snoop Dogg family gave the boy the moniker “Snoop” as he resembled the hero of Peanuts cartoon. Soon the nickname got much closer to the boy than his real name.
Snoop’s father, Vernell Varnado, was a Vietnam veteran. He was fond of singing, but worked as a mail carrier, and as most of his friends used to tell, was absent-minded to some extent.
Snoop Dogg got interested in music from his childhood. He was accepted to the school choir and started rapping in his teens. Snoop Dogg attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School, where he was a classmate of another future celebrity, Cameron Diaz.
After graduation from school the fellow dreamed to start career of a singer. From one of his friends Snoop got acquainted with Dr Dre. It was Dr Dre, who helped Snoop Dogg to start his career.
Snoop Dogg – Dr Dre cooperation helped the singer to release his first album in 1993. It was called “Doggystyle”. It became Number One in USA among other hip hop albums. In general Snoop Dogg has released 13 studio albums. In 2012 he recorded “Reincarnated” album. It was recorded in Reggie style. During his work on the album the rapper went to Jamaica, where he visited a priest. The priest told the man, that he “was not a dog, but he was the lion”. Thus Snoop changed his name from Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion.
The singer and actor (later Snoop Dogg took part in many movies) was arrested numerous times, mostly for using drugs. Nevertheless he managed to earn $135 million net worth.
Snoop Dogg Salary
Per year: $10 million
Per month: $833, 000
Per week: $208, 000
Per day: $29, 761
Snoop has earned $10 million during the last year. Most part of his income he got from selling his CD’s and DVD’s. He also gets a lot from his endorsement deals. The rapper endorses such famous brands as Chrysler, Blueberry, Symantec, World Wrestling Entertainment and many others. The actor is rumored to own a restaurant.
Snoop Dogg songs like “Young, Wild and Free”, “Drop It Like Its’ Hot”, “California Roll and many others help Snoop to earn more than $2 million regularly, as they are constantly rotated by radio stations.
The acting job is also a great source of income per Snoop Dogg. Such films as “Starsky & Hutch”, “We the Party”, “Pitch Perfect 2” and many others brought Calvin approximately $500, 000 per each screen work. He tried his forces as a voice actor too. Thus the star managed to earn $10 million within one year. Some part of his income Snoop spends on his three children.
Snoop Dogg Personal Life
Snoop Dogg met Shantay Taylo, when he was a senior pupil. They dated for many years, till finally Snoop Dogg decided to propose his long-times girlfriend. In 1997 they got married. The couple had three children together – two sons, Spanky and Snoop Jr. They also have a daughter, Cori, who was diagnosed with lupus.
Unfortunately, in 2004 the couple got divorced. But Snoop Dogg continues to support his children. He sends thousands of dollars to his ex-wife monthly.
Now the star is officially single. He was rumored to date Rita Ora in 2013. Snoop Dogg lives alone in a huge mansion.
Snoop Dogg House
- Diamond Bar home – $1, 9 million
The mansion of Snoop Dogg is located in California. There the star spends his free time as he gets tired from his recording deals and tours. Snoop Dogg owns the house of 8 bedrooms and five bathrooms. There’s also a big living area inside of the house, luxurious kitchen and a recording studio room.
If Snoop is in mood to go outside, he enjoys walking in his garden and swimming in his pool. There’s also a basketball court just in the yard. Basketball playing is one of Snoop Dogg’s hobbies. The star also owns a garage, where he keeps his three cars.
Snoop Dogg Cars
1.1967 Pontiac Parisienne Convertible – $34, 995
Snoop Dogg is not the car lover. But if he is in mood, he likes to take one of his extremely expensive and powerful vehicles and just ride somewhere. Snoop Dogg buys new vehicles from time to time.
The rapper, singer and actor is considered by “Forbes” as one of the highest-paid celebrities in the world. His behavior is shocking sometimes, but the fans forgive Snoop Dogg everything for his marvelous songs.