Celebrity: Snoop Dogg
Date of Birth
The West Coast based rapper, actor and businessman, born Cordozar Calvin Broadus famously known as Snoop Dogg who has a met worth of $135 million is one of the wealthiest and most successful rappers to come out of the 1990s rap scene, and also one of the very few that is still relevant till today, having released ten solo albums since 1992.
Snoop Dogg who got the epithet from his parents and had his childhood in Long Beach, California, was a member of the Rollin’ 20 Crips group as a teenager that served time in jail for cocaine possession, but soon after his release, was reached by music producer, Dr. Dre and later signed to Death Row Records.
Snoop Dogg’s first album, 1992’s Doggystyle, that topped at number one on the Billboard 200 charts twice is perceived as one of the most noteworthy album releases of the 1990s. And since the release of the album. Doggystyle, Snoop Dogg has also released nine albums on four labels; with his 2009 discharge Malice n Wonderland, he was appointed as an executive at Priority Records.
Asides music, Snoop Dogg who has directed several adult films with the names (J. Corleone and Snoop Scorcese) has also featured in many Hollywood movies, both as himself and in fictional roles.
Snoop who additionally has various commercial endorsements, including Boost Mobile, Chrysler 200, Orbit Gum, and St. Ides; also lends his name to his very own beer, Snoop Doggs footlong hot dogs, the Snoop Dogg Board Company, and a variety of clothing lines.