|Full Name||Vernell Varnado|
|Birth Name||Vernell Varnado|
|Birth Country||United States|
|No Of Children||1|
|Filmography||All Eyez on Me,Make It Rain|
|Date of Birth||December 13,1949|
Vernell Varnado is an American actor famous for his appearance in the movies such as All Eyez on Me and Make It Rain. Rather than that, he is best known as the father of hugely popular American rapper and hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg. His son has sold over 23 million albums in the United States and 35 million albums worldwide.
Vernell Varnado was born on December 13, 1949, in Magnolia, Mississippi. The 72 years old holds an American nationality. Papa Snoop seems to be the only child of his parents as there is no news of his siblings.
Apart from that, his son, Snoop, two half-brothers from the maternal side, Bing Worthington Jr and Jerry Wesley Carter. Snoop Dogg was born on October 20, 1971, in Long Beach, California, to Vernell and Beverly Tate.
Varnado undertook military service in Vietnam at the age of 19. The actor left his family when his son, Snoop, was just three months. After the war, Vernell became a singer and mail carrier. Despite reaching his own success in the entertainment industry, Varnado is best identified as rap-legend Snoop Dogg's father.
Not only that, but he is also the brand ambassador for Broken Street Apparel, a streetwear store on the Central Coast. In early 2008, Vernell was cast for the role of Pops in dram shots, which was Make It Rain. The respective movie also stars artists like Acura, Alfamega, and Bradley Bell. Varnado landed the role of Uncle June Bug in All Eyez on Me, which also stars Danai Gurira.
Currently, Varnado is a divorced man and does not have a wife, but he was formerly married to Snoop Dogg's mom, Beverly Tate. The former couple tied the marital knot a long time ago. And they welcomed their one and only son, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., AKA Snoop Dogg, on October 20, 1971, in Long Beach, California, US.
It is said that Vernell abandoned his wife and son while Snoop was just three months old. Beverly married Calvin Cordozar Broadus Sr., and the name of Snoop was taken from his step-dad. But Varnado's ex-wife, Beverly, divorced Calvin in 1975.
On the other hand, Vernell remained absent from Snoop's life. But now they have a good relationship. Their close bond can be seen in Instagram pictures. Snoop and Vernell spend quality time together, and he loves spending time with his grandchildren.
Vernell Varnado has a fair net worth which he earned from his engagement in the entertainment industry. As a brand ambassador of a streetwear store, Varnado might be making a good sum of money. But the actual amount of his earnings is still under review. In addition, the average salary of a Brand Ambassador is $18.64 per hour in the United States.
Varnado's son, Snoop Dog, has amassed a massive fortune from his profession as a rap artist. His net value is estimated at over $150 million. Snoop not only makes money from music, but he also has various business ventures. So, he lives a lavish life with his huge earnings. In 2020, he reportedly bought the mansion for $720K.
Likewise, he has a strong presence on Instagram, where he has collected over 66.5 million followers. And he takes around $132,272 - $220,453 for a single post on the platform.
The news of Tate's death was first announced by her son, Snoop, via an Instagram post on October 25, 2021. As per a source, she had been in hospital since May 2021. So, she might have passed away from some illness.
Further, Beverly's ex-husband, Varnado, also confirmed the news of Beverly's passing. He requested prayers for his family. Additionally, Varnado uses Instagram under the username @poppasnoop, from where he shares updates of his ongoing life.