Birth Name: Cordozar Broadus
Place of Birth: Long Beach, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 20, 1971
Snoop Dogg is an American rapper and actor. He was born Cordozar Broadus but was called Calvin at home. He got the nickname “Snoopy” from his parents.
Snoop’s paternal grandparents were William Varnado (the son of Ervin J. Varnado and Annie Williams) and Minnie Felder (the daughter of Charles/Charlie Felder and Carrie Owens).
Snoop’s maternal grandparents were Jeremiah Tate (the son of John Tate and Maud/Maude Christophers/Christopher) and Dorothy Dean Martin (the daughter of George Martin and Annie Brown). John was the son of Dave Tate and Letha A. George was the son of Gabriel Martin and Rose Gallagher or Galliton.
A DNA test whose results were displayed on the show Lopez Tonight (2010) stated that Snoop’s genetic ancestry is:
*71% Sub-Saharan African
*23% Native American
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