Warren Griffin III is an eminent Hip Hop Producer and rapper who is well known to people as his pseudo name Warren G. he is an American songwriter and a fabulous record producer who is a DJ as well. Warren is known to the pioneer and the legendary rapper of the West Coast Hip Hop.

He is known for his two best efforts, one being the studio’s album” Take a Look Over Your Shoulder,” and the other album being “Regulate …G Funk Era.” He hailed from California and was nominated for the famous award like the Grammy Awards for the category of the world’s Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, and the Best Rap Solo Performance in the year 1995. Warren’s net worth is estimated somewhere around 10 million dollars.

Early life

Warren Griffin III is the birth name of the eminent rapper Warren G. He was born on 10th November 1970 in Long Beach, California, United States of America. He was born to an airplane mechanical engineer whose name is not available, but his mother name was Ola. She was a dietician by profession. He had spent quite a disturbed childhood as his parents got divorced when he was only four years old.

He got his early academic qualification from the reputed local institution the Jordan High School and then during his high school days; he went for getting enrolled in the Centennial High School.

His upbringing was along with his three elder sisters whose name are Mitzi, Felicia, and Traci. He was matured enough to understand that his mother would remarry and prepared himself to accept the conditions.

He never complained to stay with his stepfather and another wife of his stepfather. Verna had three children; Dr. Dre was one among the three. The siblings shared a humble relationship with each other. His earlier childhood days were spent with Snoopy Dogg aka Calvin Broadus. Warren was ones sent to prison for possessing a gun.


Warren started thinking about his career seriously when he was successful in establishing his own Hip Hop group named “231”. He was quite associated with his copartners namely, Nate Dogg and the eminent Hip Hop rapper Snoop Dogg. The three personalities formed a successful group, and they collaborated with each other perfectly and appeared in several hall programs and open concerts. The group even made an appearance in the Dr.Dre and gave their performances in the Kurupt’s songs. But unfortunately, the group never lasted for long as the two other partners, Nate Dogg and Snoop Dogg signed off a contract with the Death Row Records. Warren has established himself after many hardships and had to move on with solo performances.

Soon after he was successful in making collaboration with the MC Breed and the famous rapper Tupac Sakur and came up with the song “Indo Smoke.” He was even successful with the soundtrack of the film “Poetic Justice along with Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur. His lyrics were sincerely wonderful and impressed the audiences. His fabulous performance made him sign off a contract with Dr.Dre for the album “The Chronic.” Rap lovers soon appreciated his songs, and then he decided to release a duet song with Nate Dogg naming it “Regulate.” The song received a huge and noticeable fan following rate and was positioned #2 on the chart of the US Billboard. As per records available, almost 176,000 copies in total were sold in the very first week of its release. Almost Four million copies were sold all around the globe, and it received the cadre of the triple platinum.

Soon he went off for releasing his second album “Take a Look Over Your Shoulder” that was sold like a hot cake and the selling unit crossed 500,00 copies. In the year 1999, Warren came up with yet another album “I Want It All.” In his third album, he was featured for making a guest appearance from Snoop Dogg, Mack 10, Kurupt and the Eve. The effort was certified in the platinum cadre by the United States.HHe kept on releasing record one after the other with various titles.

His net worth went on increasing. In the year 2004, he came up with “The Hard Way” and then came up with yet another album named “In the Mid-Nite Hour. His latest number was recorded in the studio and was released in the year 2009 with the title “The G Files.” The album featured the eminent artists like the Travis Barker, Cassi Davis, and the Snoop Dogg. In this effort Warren, he never turned out to be successful as the previous ones, though he invested much more amount in this venture of his. His album was sold around 8 to 10 million. Warren’s collaborative effort was not as fruitful as his debut series that got much more appreciation from his fans worldwide.

He had been nominated for the famous and prestigious awards like the Best Rap Solo Performance in the year1995 and the prestigious Grammy Awards for Best Rap Performance that was performed in collaboration with another group. He is famous for appearing in some of the appreciable movies like the “The Show” in the year 1995; Warren made an appearance in the movie “Speedway Junky” in “Little Richard” he gave his best performance, “The Parkers” was his famous for his wonderfully expressive character.

In the movie “Old School,” Warren made it clear that he is an able actor and finally “All of Us” Warren made his fans get spellbound with his fabulous acting abilities. Warren also appeared in several Television reality shows namely the Newsreaders with Louis La Fonda and the West Coast Fest tour in the year 2013.

Personal life

Warren G is a happily married man. He has got married to Tennille Griffin. The couple is proud parents of four children. Out of the four children, Olaijah Griffin has found immense success in the field of football and has already got a foothold in the football arena.

The couple is really happy to be with each other and till date their no rumor of any extramarital relations. They are both loyal to each other, and their children are growing up in a humble atmosphere where they see that their parent share a beautiful relation.

Quick summary:

Full Name: Warren Griffin III

Date of Birth: 10th November 1970

Birth Place: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Age: 48 Year Old

Profession: Rapper, Hip Hop Producer

Height: 6 Feet 2 Inches / 1.89 m

Weight: NA

Net worth: 10 Million Dollars