- As a child, he played piano and sang in a church choir.
- Got his nickname Snoop Dogg from his mother because she thought he looked like Snoopy from Peanuts.
- Began making homemade tapes with friend Warren G, who gave the tapes to his stepbrother Dr. Dre.
- Big break came when he collaborated with Dr. Dre on the theme song for the movie Deep Cover and on Dre's 1992 album, The Chronic.
- Became an overnight sensation with the release of his 1993 debut album Doggystyle.
- In 2005, founded the Snoop Youth Football League for disadvantaged kids in South L.A. and coached one of its teams, the Pomona Steelers.
- Starred in the reality series Snoop Dogg's Father Hood in 2007.
- Is a huge fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and the University of Southern California Trojans.
- Calvin Broadus Sr. — Stepfather
- Beverly Broadus Green — Mother
- Cori Broadus — Daughter
- Shante Broadus — Wife
- Corde Calvin Broadus — Son
- Vernell Varnado — Father
- Cordell Broadus — Son
- Birth Name: Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.
- Birth Place: Long Beach, California, United States
- Profession: Hip-hop artist, Producer, Actor, Entrepreneur
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