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Snoop Dogg Net Worth 

What is Snoop Dogg’s net worth?

Snoop Dogg, a West Coast-based rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, media personality, entrepreneur, and actor, has a net worth of $150 million. His music career started in 1992 after being discovered by Dr. Dre and releasing numerous classic songs and albums under the Death Row Records label. He is one of the wealthiest and most successful rappers from the 1990s and still records today.

Snoop Dogg’s Early Life and Career

Cordozar Calvin Broadus was born on October 20, 1971, in Long Beach, California. His parents split when he was three months old and his father was largely absent from his life. Snoop began singing and playing piano at church when he was young, but in his teenage years, he joined the Rollin’ 20s Crips gang and was frequently in and out of jail or prison.

Despite his troubled past, Snoop recorded homemade tapes with his cousins and friend Warren G. One of his solo freestyle songs wound up in Dr. Dre’s hands and he was so impressed that he invited Snoop to audition and introduced him to The D.O.C., who taught him how to structure his lyrics.

Snoop Dogg’s Career Highlights

Snoop Dogg debuted with Doggystyle, produced by Dr. Dre and released in 1993 by Death Row Records. The album debuted at number one on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. He released several hit singles including “What’s My Name?” and “Gin & Juice.”

He went on to release several more albums, including Doggfather, Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told, No Limit Top Dogg, Tha Last Meal, Paid tha Cost to Be da Boss, R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta: The Masterpiece, That Blue Carpet Treatment, Ego Trippin, Malice ‘n Wonderland, and Doggumentary.

Aside from music, Snoop has directed several adult films under pseudonyms and has appeared on television and in films, both as himself and in fictional roles. He has also hosted several television shows, including Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood, Dogg After Dark, WrestleMania, and Snoop and Martha’s Potluck Dinner Party.

Snoop has commercial endorsements and lends his name to a malt liquor of his own, Snoop Dogg’s footlong hot dogs, the Snoop Dogg Board Company, and a number of clothing lines. He also coaches a youth football league and high school football team. In September 2009, he was hired by EMI as the chairman of Priority Records.

In 2012, he announced that he had converted to Rastafarianism and was to be known as Snoop Lion. He released a reggae album, Reincarnated, as well as a documentary of the same name. In 2015, he returned to being called Snoop Dogg and released Bush. In 2018, he released his first gospel album, Bible of Love.

His seventeenth solo album, I Wanna Thank Me, was released in 2019.

Snoop Dogg Acquires Death Row Records Brand Name Rights

Private equity giant Blackstone has sold the brand name rights of Death Row Records to Snoop Dogg in February 2022. Although Blackstone still holds ownership of the label’s master recordings and music royalties, Snoop now has the ability to release music and sell merchandise under the iconic Death Row Records name.

Snoop Dogg’s Personal Life

Snoop married his high school sweetheart, Shante Taylor, in 1997 and they have three children together. They filed for divorce in 2004 but reunited and renewed their wedding vows in 2008. Snoop also has a son from a previous relationship.

His first cousins are R&B singers Brandy and Ray J, as well as professional wrestler Sasha Banks.

Snoop is known for being a cannabis smoker and has made it a trademark of his image.

In a 2006 interview, Snoop claimed he was a professional pimp in 2003 and 2004. He eventually gave up pimping to spend more time with his family.

Snoop partners with city officials and annually gives away turkeys to the less fortunate in Inglewood, California at Thanksgiving. He gave away 3000 turkeys in 2016.

Snoop Dogg’s Earnings from 2007 to 2020

Snoop Dogg’s earnings have been fluctuating in the past decade, with his highest earnings in 2007 and 2017 at $17 million each. His lowest earnings were in 2012 at $9 million and in 2020 at $8 million. Despite the ups and downs, his total earnings from 2007 to 2021 amount to $189 million.

Here’s a breakdown of his earnings by year:

  • 2007 – $17 million
  • 2008 – $16 million
  • 2009 – $11 million
  • 2010 – $15 million
  • 2011 – $14 million
  • 2012 – $9 million
  • 2013 – $10 million
  • 2014 – $10 million
  • 2015 – $10 million
  • 2016 – $13 million
  • 2017 – $17 million
  • 2018 – $15 million
  • 2019 – $15 million
  • 2020 – $8 million
  • 2021 – $9 million

Snoop Dogg’s Real Estate Holdings

In 2007, Snoop Dogg sold his eight-bedroom, 6,527 square foot Mediterranean-style home in Claremont, California for $1.83 million. The property was originally purchased by Snoop in 1994 for $660,000. He later moved out of the house in 2000.

In addition to his former Claremont property, Snoop Dogg also owns a four-bedroom, 3,808-square-foot house in Diamond Bar, Calif., which he purchased for $720,000.

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