Are Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg Related?

After hearing music that both Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg made, you may get the feeling that they are connected anyhow. 

Most fans assumed them to be family members. This thought even helped some people to create rumors about them, that Wiz Khalifa is Snoop Dogg’s nephew. 

Are Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg Related? Let's see the details.
Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg by david_hwang licensed under CC BY 2.0

But how far is the news true? The truth is Snoop Dogg does have a nephew, and he is not Wiz Khalifa but Keisean Nixon. 

Want to know how the rumors spread and how we found out their true relationship? Heresy everything you would want to know about the two legends in the history of raping. 

Wiz Khalifa was the Rumored Nephew of Snoop Dogg

Once there was a rumor about the two legendary rappers, “Wiz Khalifa Is The Nephew of Snoop Dogg.” But this rumor was spread all over the internet without being verified. 

Hence for a long time the fans of both the rappers were in darkness believing they are actually family members. But later it was confirmed that they are not related by blood. 

The rumor grew strong because Snoop and Wiz starred in the “Mac and Devin Go to High School.” This was a stoner movie and both played main characters. 

They even created a soundtrack together which is known to be their first collaboration. The exciting fact is, Khalifa was just rising to fame at that moment slowly but Snoop already added his name into the list of legends. 

Fortunately, it’s now known by most that the two are not uncle and nephew. Besides Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg’s lives and families are different. Next we will take a look at their details to help you be sure of the fact that Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg are not related. 

Wiz Khalifa Details

Wiz Khalifa drew his first breath on 8th September, 1987. Before becoming a big artist he used to be a small-scale singer. In 2006 he came with his first debut.

Family details of Wiz Khalifa. Let's see whether he's related to Snoop Dogg or not.
Wiz Khalifa by The Come Up Show licensed under CC BY 2.0

His first music for Atlantic record was the one that actually raised him to fame, the “Black and Yellow song.” 

He reached global popularity after singing “See You Again” for the film “Fast and Furious Seven.” This song kept its position on top among hundred other songs for twelve weeks in a row.

He is also an actor and acted in several pictures including Mac and Devin Go to High School with Snoop Dogg. 

Wiz Khalifa Family

Wiz Khalifa is the son of Laurence Thomaz and Peachie Wimbush. Both of his parents used to work for the military force. Hence he had to move to different countries. 

Khalifa has a sister named Dorien Lala Thomaz. Khalifa’s parents no longer live together, they divorced when he was only a three years old baby boy.

After marrying Amber Rose, Wiz has his own family now. In 2013 he married Rose after having a short term relationship. 

In that same year, he became the father of his only child Sebastian Taylor Thomaz. After getting divorced with Amber in 2016, Wiz hasn’t married again. 

Snoop Dogg’s Details

Snoop Dogg is also an American rapper. He saw the light on 20th October in 1971 for the first time in California. He rose to quick fame after singing “Deep Cover.” 

Snoop Dogg's family Details.
Snoop Dogg by The Come Up Show licensed under CC BY 2.0

He not only did singing but also acted in various movies including Turbo, Baby Boy, Bones, Soul Plane and Training Day. He also sang for Bollywood after becoming a global icon for the film “Singh is King.” 

Snoop Dogg Family

Snoop Dogg’s mother used to do small jobs but his father was an Army. His parents’ names are Beverly Tate and Vernell Vernado. Unfortunately his parents broke up when he was just a 3 months infant. He has a brother named Bing Worthington. 

Snoop Dogg married Shante Broasus in 1997. He is the father of four children Cordell Broadus, Julian Corrie Broadus, Cori Broadus and Corde Croadus. Snoop Dogg has one nephew and he is famously known as

Keisean Nixon. 

When Snoop Dogg already became a number one rapper, Wiz Khalifa was just a child. Moreover, both have different family trees. Snoop Dogg does have a nephew but that’s Keisean Nixon and not Wiz Khalifa. 

Final Words

As rappers, Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa are pretty close. They have worked together previously in their singing and acting career.

However they are not related. Although a false rumor spread online that Wiz Khalifa is Snoop Dogg’s nephew, the truth is it’s Keisean Nixon and not him.

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