Snoop Dogg Net Worth 2021
How much is Snoop Dogg Worth?
Snoop Dogg is a well-known American rapper, media personality, singer, songwriter, actor, producer, and entrepreneur. As of 2021, Snoop Dogg net worth is estimated at $150 million. He is famous for his music career that spans almost three decades, having been discovered in 1992 by top music figurehead Dr. Dre. Among the artists who shot into the music scene in the 90s, he is one of the few who are still actively recording music today.
Famous quotes by Snoop Dogg include:
- “Life is about growing and evolving. I feel like my life has been in stages, and the stages I went through when I was younger allowed me to grow into the man I am today.”
- “The most important decision I’ve made in business? The choices of people I have around me. When I first started, I brought everybody with me, my homies from the neighborhood, criminals. I just said, ‘Come on, everybody, we made it.’ Then I had to realize we didn’t make it. I made it.”
|Born||Long Beach, California|
|Current location||Diamond Bar, California|
|Education||Long Beach Polytechnic High School|
|Occupation||Professional Rapper, Media Personality, Songwriter, Actor, Producer|
|Source of Wealth||Music, Entrepreneur, Diversified Portfolio|
|Relationship status||Married to Shante Broadus (m. 1997)|
|Net worth||$150 million|
|Last updated||November 2021|
How much money does Snoop Dogg make?
Here is an overview and rough estimate of Snoop Dogg yearly, monthly, weekly, daily, and hourly income. Please keep in mind that the amount of money that he earns is taxable; in which, he falls under the highest tax bracket. Thus, financial planning plays a key role in establishing both short and long-term goals along the path to building wealth.
- Yearly Income: $9 million
- Monthly Income: $750,000
- Weekly Income: $173,000
- Daily Income: $25,000
- Hourly Income: $1,000
How did Snoop Dogg get rich?
Over the years, Snoop Dogg has been active in music, he has generated massive amounts from live performance shows and records sales. While his main source of income is his music, Snoop Dogg also generated multiple streams of income and continued to diversify his investment portfolio which further increased his net worth.
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How old is Snoop Dogg? Born on October 20, 1971 (age 50), Snoop Dogg real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. and he is currently 50 years old. He was born in Long Beach, California, to Vernal Varnado and Beverly Tate. Unfortunately, his dad and mom split up only three months after his birth, leading to his father leaving.
He got his name from his stepfather, the senior Calvin Cordozar Broadus. The musician was later nicknamed Snoopy from his love for Snoopy, a cartoon character in the famous comic strip Peanuts. He is the middle child between two brothers.
Snoop began by singing in church and playing the piano at a very young age. The young Calvin would deliver newspapers, bag groceries, and sell candy to help his family financially as a child. At around the sixth grade, he got into rapping.
About the same time, he got into gang activities and drugs that saw him go in and out of jail for about three years after he graduated from high school. This was despite all of his mother’s efforts to keep him off the streets.
Snoop Dogg Family
Snoop Dogg and his high school sweetheart Shante Taylor married in 1997. After 13 years of marriage, they parted ways filing for divorce in 2004. Nevertheless, they got back together after a few years of separation in 2008 and renewed their marriage vows. As far as the Snoop Dogg family, they have two sons and a daughter together; sons Corde Broadus and Cordell Broadus, and daughter Cori Broadus.
Snoop also shares a son with a lady Laurie Holmond named Julian Corrie Broadus, born in 1998. He is known to be a very loving and doting grandfather to three grandchildren. Some of his famous relatives are celebrity siblings Brandy and Ray J.
Rapper Snoop Dogg
Together with his cousins Nate and Lil’ half Dead, and Warren G, a friend, Snoop began recording homemade mixtapes. At that time, this amateur group went by the name 213, the then Long Beach area code. One of Snoops solo freestyle songs, ‘Hold On,’ was on a mixtape that found its way to Dr. Dre, an influential music producer and respected figure in the American music industry.
Impressed by the song, he invited Snoop Dogg to audition and introduced him to someone who taught him music structuring and creating good songs. Later the same year, Dr. Dre featured Snoop in his album named ‘the Chronic.’ This helped to launch and elevate his solo music career.
Snoop Dogg first album Doggystyle had huge success and helped propel his music career ahead and create a name for himself in the music space. In fact, the album hit number one on the top of the R&B/Hip-Hop and Billboard 200 charts and had several best-selling singles as well. He released another album in 1996 named ‘Tha Doggfather’ that also made it to the number one slot on both charts again.
He followed this album with three more in 1998, 1999, and 2000 after changing record labels from Death Row Records to No Limit Records. Changing record labels again to Priority Records in 2002, he released another album. In 2004, he moved to Geffen Records, where he released several albums.
For a brief period in 2012, Snoop rebranded to Snoop Lion and released a reggae album after taking a trip to Jamaica. He reverted back to his former name after releasing the album ‘Bush.’ In 2018, he announced he had become a born-again Christian and released an album titled ‘Bible of Love.’ And in 2019, he dropped his 17th solo album, ‘I Wanna Thank Me.’
Overall, Snoop is a decorated music artist and has a star on the Hollywood Walk and Fame. He has also been lauded for his acting.
Film and Television
Besides music, he has also featured in television (TV) and film. His unique style and personality made him a sought-after face in the film industry. From 2004 to date, Snoop Dogg has been featured in numerous movies and TV series as a supporting actor. He has had three TV programs, including a reality show Snoop Dowg Father Hood. He has thrived in every role he has played.
Entrepreneurship and Investments
Snoop is also an entrepreneur and has been trying his hand in many investments. He was the first artist to release a ringtone for his track before a single in 2007. Together with his brand manager, he created a photo-sharing app Snoopify and is available on both Android and iOS platforms. The app became quite successful, generating an average of $30,000 in sales weekly.
Notably, Snoop was among the earliest investors in Reddit back in 2014. He was part of the initial funders that raised $50 million for the Internet company, valuing the business at $500 million back then. Come 2021, Reddit has a value of $10 billion and this popular online discussion platform isn’t showing any signs of slowing down.
In 2015 still, he got into the cannabis investment by launching Merry Jane, a media business that updated users on cannabis news. He also created Leafs by Snoop, a cannabis products brand. The brand is among the first mainstream global cannabis brand offerings. He also owns a venture capital firm, Casa Verde.
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