|Real Name/Full Name||Warren Griffin III|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Warren G|
|Birth Place:||Long Beach, Los Angeles, California|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||November 10, 1970|
|Age/How Old:||53 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 189 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 85 Kg
In Pounds – 188 lbs
|Hair Color:||Black and often bald|
|Parents Name:||Father – Warren Griffin Jr
Mother – Ole Mae
|Siblings:||Tyree Crayon, Dr. Dre, Jerome Crayon, Shameka Crayon, and three sisters|
|School:||Jordan High School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Tenille Griffin|
|Kids/Children Name:||Olaijah Griffin and three more|
|Profession:||Rapper, songwriter, record producer, and DJ|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Warren G is a record producer and a rapper who is an icon to reckon with the American rap industry. While his career was still young, he was in a tri called 213 comprising of him, Snoop Dogg, and Nate Dogg. All that, together with being a brother to Dr. Dre, his contribution towards G-funk, a rap subgenre, and its success was significant, no doubt.
He has also achieved quite a lot as a solo artist and a record producer. Equally important, he has made appearances in films and video games.
Well, how well do you know about Warren G? If not much, here is what we know about Warren G to date.
Biography and Early Life
Warren G was born to Warren Griffin, Jr. and Ole as Warren Griffin III in 1970 on 10th November. He was born in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California. His father is an airplane mechanic, whereas his mother is a dietician. He was their only son but also had three sisters. Warren G was only 4 when his parents’ marriage hit the rock. They couldn’t save it but instead chose to divorce. Up until he was of age to join the East Long Beach, he was living with the rest of his family, excluding his father, in East Long Beach.
That’s when he joined his father, who was residing in North Long Beach at the time. He had already remarried. His second wife is Verna, who is Dr. Dre’s mother. However, Dr. Dre and his two siblings were from a previous marriage.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Warren G in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Warren G’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 22nd March 2023 having been born on 10 November 1970. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 189 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 188 lbs in Pound and 85 kg in Kilograms.
Warren G was a student at Jordan High School. By then, his interests were far from music, and all that excited him was running and playing football. Little did Warren G know what the future held?
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Warren G’s wife is Tennille Griffin. The couple has, over the years, sired up to 4 children. One of them is Olaijah Griffin, who is a renowned football player who plays the cornerback position. His son must have made Warren G a proud dad for obvious reasons. He must really feel good to have fathered a son who, in 2018, the year he cleared high school, was among football college recruits. Out of all the recruits, he clinched the 3rd and 26th position in California and the entire United States of America, respectively. He decided to play for the USC Trojans hence joining the University of Southern California. As of 2019, he had earned all-conference recognition.
While away from music, Warren G has a family to think about. Another one of his interests since 2019 is the Sniffin Griffins BBQ. It is a line of barbecue sauces and rubs, which supplies to restaurants and does retail.
Is Warren G Gay?
Warren G is not gay. On the contrary, G’s is a family man with a beautiful wife and four children. Not even rumors of him being either gay or bisexual have ever emerged. One of the things that Warren enjoys most is the fun that comes with him being a father and a husband.
Warren G’s career goes way back to the 1990s. It is around that time when he, Snoop Dogg, and Nate Dogg formed a group and named it 213. He, in collaboration with Nate, released a single titled Regulate, and it was a hit. The trio has an album, The Hard Way, released in 2004.
His solo career is characterized by various studio albums, including Regulate…G Funk Era, I Want It All, and Take a Look over Your Shoulder. Others are The Return of the Regulator, In the Mid-Nite Hour, Regulate…G Funk Era, Pt. II and The G Files.
Warren G has also made appearances in films such as The Show, Little Richard, Speedway Junky, The Parkers, Old School, All of Us, BTS American Hustle Life, and The Eric Andre Show. He was also part of a pair of video games, namely Def Jam: Fight for NY in 2004, and Rap Jam: Volume One in 1995.
In 1995, his two songs, Regulate and This DJ, earned him two Grammy Awards nominations. The former was in the Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group category, whereas the latter fell under the Best Rap Solo Performance. He failed to win, but such a nomination is hard to come by hence worth appreciation.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Warren G in 2023
As of 2023, Warren G’s net worth is around $10 million, which is a figure that doesn’t come as a surprise. For instance, the Regulate single released in 1994 has been platinum ever since in regards to digital downloads. His I want It All album sales hit 500,000 copies, whereas the Regulate…G Funk Era hit the three million copies mark. His other source of income is the Sniffin Griffins BBQ.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- At the age of 17, G was already serving a jail term because of gun possession
- He is the half-brother of Andre Young, popularly known as Dr. Dre
- Dr. Dre introduced him to the drum machine
Life often gives people a second chance, and Warren G is a good example of such a person. He was only 17 years when he found himself on the wrong side of the law. Upon serving his jail term, he chose to change for the better. As of now, he is enjoying the fruits of his labor comprising of fame and huge net worth.