Vernell Varnado - Updated Dec 2023

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Vernell Varnado

Vernell Varnado is a celebrity father. Vernell Varnado is the father of a renowned American rapper, songwriter, media personality, actor, and entrepreneur Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. aka Snoop Dogg. Besides, Vernall is also a singer, actor, and mail carrier.

Early Life

Vernell Varnado was born on 13 December 1949 in Magnolia, Mississippi, the United States. He is currently 72 years old. Vernell was born to his parents William Varnado (father) and Minnie Felder (mother).

Likewise, he holds American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnicity. His birth sign according to his birth date is Sagittarius. However, other information about his childhood is not available to the media.


Talking about Vernell’s academic background, he is a graduate student. Vernell has completed his graduation from West Los Angeles College.

Career and Professional Life

Vernell Varnado is a celebrity father. He is the father of a well-known rapper, singer, songwriter, media personality, actor, and entrepreneur Snoop Dogg. Besides, he is also a singer, actor, and mail carrier. Some of his works include “All Eyez on Me” and “Make It Rain”.

Snoop Dogg’s career

At the start of his career, Broadus adopted the stage name Snoop Doggy Dogg and started collaborating with Dr. Dre on his well-received debut solo album, “The Chronic.” Later in 1993, Snoop Dogg released his debut album, “Doggystyle,” to critical and commercial success.

Additionally, even though his second album, “Tha Doggfather,” was released in 1996 and got positive reviews, it did not achieve the same level of economic success as his first.

With “Da Game Is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told,” he made his No Limit Records debut in 1998 after joining Master P’s label. In the years that followed, he released two more albums, “No Limit Top Dogg” (1999) and “Tha Last Meal.”

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Caption: Snoop Dogg posing for a photo Source: Pinterest

Additionally, his 2002 album “Paid the Cost to Be da Bo$$” featured the hit singles “From the Church to da Palace” and “Beautiful.” The single “Drop It Like It’s Hot” was included on his 2004 album “R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece.” That year saw the release of another album, “The Hard Way,” which included the smash song “Groupie Luv.”

Additionally, he has made appearances in several television shows, including the reality series “Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood” and the sketch comedy program “Doggy Fizzle Televizzle.”

Vernell Varnado – Net Worth 2022

Vernell might have earned a considerable amount during his career. He hasn’t yet given the media his exact net worth, income, or other assets.

However, on the other hand,  his son, Snoop has an estimated net worth of $150 million which he earns throughout his profession.

Relationship Status

Talking about Vernell Varnado’s relationship status, he is a divorced man. He once married Beverly Tate decades ago. Regarding his love life and wedding date, however, there is no precise information available.

Their son Snoop was born on October 20, 1971, to his then-wife Beverly. He left his wife and kid when Snoop was only three months old.

Vernell Varnado

Caption: Vernell Varnado posing for a photo with his grandchildren Source: FameandName

Vernell Varnado – Body Measurements

Talking about his physical appearance, Vernell Varnado stands at a height of 6 feet and weights 80 kg. However, his other physical stats are unavailable to the media. Moreover, he has a salt and pepper pair of eyes and brown-colored hair.

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Caption: Vernell Varnado with his son Snoop Source: Shutterstock

Social Media

The celebrity father is not active on any social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He likes to keep his personal life away from the limelight of the media.

However, on the other hand, his son, Snoop has more than 74 million on his Instagram handles under the username @snoopdogg. He seems to be quite active on Instagram rather than on other social media sites.