Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.October 20, 1971, Long Beach, California, U.S He attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California. When he began recording, Broadus took the stage name Snoop Doggy Dogg. Snoop Dogg married his high school sweetheart Shante Taylor. In 1994, he won the MTV Video Music Awards in the category 'Best Rap Video' for the song 'Doggy Dogg World'. In 1995, he won the American Music Award for the 'Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist'.