It is hard to think of anyone who doesn’t know that Snoop Dogg is a rapper and one of the most prominent figures in hip hop. He rose to fame in 1992 when he was featured on “Deep Cover”, Dr. Dre’s first track after N.W.A broke up. Since then, Snoop has dropped an extensive body of work that includes 18 studio albums, 16 compilation albums, five collaborative albums, 25 mixtapes, and three extended plays. He has thus far accumulated 14 top ten singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and has sold about 37 million albums across the globe.
Beyond being a hip-hop artist, Snoop Dogg has spread his wing to other areas of the entertainment industry. He is also an actor and a media personality. His career has earned him some of the most coveted recognition in the industry, including 17 Grammy Award nominations, out of which he has won none. Among other awards and career accomplishments, he has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and has been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame’s celebrity wing. Without a doubt, Snoop’s career achievement is as tall as he is.
Snoop Dogg Is Taller Than Most Men In The United States and The World at Large
The average height for men differs across the globe and it is said that men from Central Asia and Europe are the tallest. In these countries, the average height for men is 5 feet 8 inches (177 cm). Narrowing it down, the tallest of men are found in the Netherlands where the average height is 5 feet 11½ inches (182 cm). At 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm), Snoop Dogg is significantly taller than most of the men in the northwestern European country.
In the United States of America, the average height for men is 5 feet 9.3 inches (176 cm). This means that the rapper is about 6.6 inches (17 cm) taller than most men in his country. According to a report, only about 14.5 percent of all the men in America stand at six feet or taller. In all, Snoop Dogg is a very tall man not only in his country but the entire world. He would be considered a lanky giant in South Asia where the average height for men is 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm).
He Is One of The Tallest Rappers In The World
Having established that he is among the tallest of men in the world, it is only natural that Snoop Dogg is also one of the tallest hip-hop artists known to the world. Even though the average height for rappers is yet to be determined, it is pretty obvious that Snoop Dogg is one of the tallest in the field.
In fact, it is hard to think of any rapper that is taller than him, apart from Shaquille O’Neal, Slim Thug, Chali 2na, and 2 Chainz who respectively stands at 7 feet 1 inch (216 cm), 6 feet 6 inches (198 cm), 6 feet 6 inches (198 cm) and 6 feet 5 inches (195 cm).
The American Rapper Born In 1971 Is 50 Years Old
Now famed as Snoop Dogg, it was as Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. that the rapper was known in his early life. He was born in Long Beach, California, on the 20th of October 1971. His biological parents are Vernall Varnado and Beverly Tate. Among other things, his biological father was a Vietnam War veteran, a mail carrier, and a singer. Reports have it that Vernall left his family when the rapper was only three months old. His mother soon got married to Calvin Cordozar Broadus Sr. whom the rapper was named after.
The rapper had a rough upbringing. As a child, he delivered newspapers and bagged groceries among other things to support his family. He had several run-ins with the law that landed him behind bars several times. He decided to focus on pursuing a career in music in the early 1990s. Together with Warren G and Nate Dogg, he formed a hip-hop trio called 213. It is said that Snoop began singing and playing the piano at a very young age and subsequently began rapping when he was in sixth grade.
At the age of 22 in 1993, he released his first solo album, Doggystyle. It sold over 11 million copies across the world, seven million in the United States. It remains his highest-selling album to date. His second album was Tha Doggfather (1996) and then Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told (1998), No Limit Top Dogg (1999), and so on.
Snoop Dogg vs Wiz Khalifa: Who Is Taller and Older Between The Two?
The famous rapper shares the same height with a few hip hop artists like The Game, Machine Gun Kelly, Waka Flocka Flame, G-Eazy, KRS-One, and Wiz Khalifa. Also an American rapper, Wiz Khalifa was born in Minot, North Dakota. His birth name is Cameron Jibril Thomaz and he rose to fame in the mid-2000s.
Since he released his debut studio album titled Show and Prove in 2006, Wiz Khalifa has dropped a total of six studio albums, two collaborative albums, three extended plays, one soundtrack album, and one compilation album. His efforts have won him several awards, including three Grammy Awards for his 2016 monster hit, “See You Again”.
While Wiz Khalifa is as tall as Snoop Dogg, they surely are not age-mates. Snoop Dogg is the older rapper; he is about 16 years older than Wiz Khalifa.
Age Difference Between Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre; Who Is Taller?
Dr. Dre is considered to be one of the most powerful hip-hop figures in the world. He is a rapper, record producer, and founder/CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics. He has produced some of the finest hip-hop stars and has managed the careers of prominent rappers. Some of the popular names associated with him include 2Pac, Eminem, 50 Cents, The Game, Kendrick Lamar, and Snoop Dogg.
It was Dr. Dre that produced Snoop’s debut solo album, Doggystyle. The album released by Death Row Records in 1993 went a long way in popularizing Snoop’s name in the industry. Dr. Dre is not as tall as Snoop; he stands at 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm). In regards to age, however, he is older than the Dogg. While the latter is 50 years old, the former is 57 years old.