Warren G is the stage name of Warren Griffin III. Warren G. is not only a hip pop producer but also a rapper from the American West Coast. He is best known as a solo artist after releasing his first two studio albums.
Warren G. was born on the 10th of November in the year 1970. He was born Long Beach, California, USA. He grew up there. His mother’s name was Ola, a dietitian. He was the only son of his father having been born together with three girls namely Mitzi, Felicia, and Traci. After his parents divorced, his father remarried. His second wife was Verna. She was the mother of Dr. Dee and other two children. That is how Warren G. got a brother. However, their biological dad was the husband Verna had before marrying Warren’s father. Warren G, spent his early life in school, hanging around with his friends including Snoopy Dogg then known as Calvin Broadus. It is when he was 17 years old that he was charged with gun possession and jailed.
Warren G married Tennille Griffin and God blessed them with four kids. The couple is still together. There are no records of any previous marriage or relationship.
In 1990, Warren G, Snoop Dogg, and Nate Dogg became members of the Long Beach California hip pop trio known as 213. Snoop Dogg signed with Death Row Records leaving the two alone. His breakthrough came in 1993 after appearing in a single by Mista Grimm was known as Indo Smoke. The single was featured on the Poetic Justice Soundtrack. In 1994, Nate Dogg and Warren G went ahead and produced their own single Regulate which was a smash hit. Their hit appeared on the Above the Rim soundtrack. Warren G. went ahead and included the hit in his first album violator. The hit not only became number two in the Billboard but also pushed the entire album up to that same number and sold more than three million copies. In 1997, Warren released his second album “Take a Look over Your Shoulder” which became gold certified in America.
The hits on the album included “Smoking Me Out.” and “I Shot the Sheriff.” In 2013 between June and September, Warren G toured on the West Coast Fest tour. Warren was a guest star on the Warner Bros television sitcom know as Newsreaders with Louis La Fonda on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. He was playing OG Hemingway. In August 2014, Warren G was a guest in ‘American Hustle Life.’ Warren directed a new version of “Boy In Luv” released through ‘American Hustle Life,’ a reality program.Warren G released “My House” on July 13, 2015, the first single for his EP Regulate… G Funk Era, Pt. II. Featured in the single was Nate Dogg since it was recorded before his death in 2011. The EP release date August 6, 2015.
Warren G.’s Net Worth
Warren G. being a rapper, hip pop producer and also appearing in four movies and three television series has resulted into real earnings. His net worth is said to be $10 million.
Warren G. is well known for his collabo with Muta Grimm in his single Indo Smoke. Also, his hit song Regulate and his album Violator. He worked so hard so as not to be in the shadow of his brother Dr. Dee who was in the industry before him.