Snoop Lion formerly known as Snoop Dogg has earned over $100 million throughout his hip hop career making him one of the most well known West Coast rappers of all time. With countless hits and 12 studio albums selling over 30 million albums worldwide his net worth in 2013 is $120 million. At 41 years old Snoop Dogg is still as relevant as the freshest crop of rappers from LA. He has become a movie star, book writer, producer and now family man.
He married his high school sweetheart Shante Broadus in 1997 and the couple had three children Corde, Cordell and Cori. His kids are following in his footsteps branching out onto their own with budding careers in entertainment and sports. Cordell is a promising football star in high school being offered a full tuition scholarship at LSU in 2015. NFL prospects are anticipating this to translate into a major NFL career. Snoop Dogg’s oldest Corde has begun modeling for several LA designers and starting a rap career like his father.
Snoop Lion was born Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr. in Long Beach California. He was signed to Death Row Records and Dr. Dre produced his debut album Doggystyle selling 4 million albums being Snoop’s biggest selling album of his entire career. He translated his music career into acting. Most recently he starred in the 2012 film Mac & Devin Go to High School featuring Wiz Khalifa. In 2000, Snoop (as “Michael J. Corleone”) directed Snoop Dogg’s Doggystyle, a pornographic film produced by Hustler. The film, combining hip hop with x-rated material, was a huge success and won “Top Selling Release of the Year” at the 2002 AVN Awards. Snoop founded his own production company, Snoopadelic Films, in 2005. Their debut film was Boss’n Up, a film inspired by Snoop Dogg’s album R&G, starring Lil Jon and Trina.