Facts of Ice Cube
|Full Name||Ice Cube|
|Birth Name||O'Shea Jackson|
|Birth City||Los Angeles|
|Father Name||Doris Jackson|
|Mother Name||Hosea Jackson|
|No Of Children||4|
|Awards||NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series,Soul Train Music Award for Quincy Jones Award for Career Achievement|
|Education||Phoenix Institute of Technology, Washington Preparatory High School,|
|Date of Birth||June 15,1969|
|Married Date||April 26,1992|
What Is The Net Worth Of Ice Cube?
Ice Cube is an American rapper, actor, producer, director and writer with a net worth of $160 million. He gained worldwide fame through his rap career, beginning from the rap group N.W.A. He is considered one of the pioneers of the gangsta-rap genre.
He is also an actor, having played in various movies and also has his own clothing line. He founded Big 3, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament which mainly features retired basketball players.
Ice Cube Net Worth Sits At $160 Million: Career And Income
Cube’s career began in 1987, with Dr. Dre and N.W.A, although initially being declined. He was the only member in N.W.A who was not from Compton.
Cube wrote most of the lyrics for N.W.A’s songs in their debut album Straight Outta Compton, released in 1988 but got only paid $32,000. Feud with the band manager and inconsistencies in his contracts saw Cube leave the group.
He then released his debut solo album in 1990 titled AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted in 1990 and his sophomore record Death Certificate in 1991 both of which went multi-platinum. He was inducted to the Rock N’ Roll hall of fame in 2016 as a member of N.W.A.
Here is the list of his albums with the release date and sales revenue.
|Straight Outta Compton||August 8, 1988||3.5 million|
|AmeriKKKa’sMostWanted||May 16, 1990||3 million|
|Death Certificate||October 29, 1991||3.5 million|
|The Predator||November 17, 1992||4 million|
These are the album details of Ice Cube.
Besides his rapping career, he has acted in movies most notably, 21 Jump Street alongside actors; Dakota Johnson, Nick Offerman and Jonah Hill, Ride along with Kevin Hart and XXX franchise alongside Vin Diesel.
|XXX series||$173.3 million||$623.5 million|
|Straight Outta Compton||$28 million||$201.6 million|
|Ride Along||$25 million||$154.5 million|
|Ride Along 2||$40 million||$124.6 million|
These are his movie details.
Ice Cube’s Assets: His House And Cars
Cube lives in a $7.25 million mansion in California that he bought from actor Jean-Claude Van Damme.
The 2 story house spans in an area of 7,574 square-foot consists of 6 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms, a bar and an office.
By his own admission, Ice Cube is a motor enthusiast and calls himself a petrol-head. In an interview with top-gear, he stated, “Cars are a status symbol form the neighborhood that I come from.”
He owns the following cars:
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray-$60,000
Rolls Royce Ghost-$100,000
Bentley Arnage- $25,362 to $138,598.
Bentley Flying Spur-$200,000
Charity And Endorsements
Cube supports Chrysalis and Autism Speaks, which is also supported by Eva Mendes. He also recently announced a limited edition clothing line, ‘Good Day’ in support of Autism Speaks, a charity for Autism.
He is endorsed by Coors Light beer.
The Personal Life of Ice Cube
Ice Cube was born O’Shea Jackson on June 15, 1969 to parents Doris Jackson and Hosea Jackson. He has a brother and a half sister who was murdered when she was 12.
He grew up in Van Wick Street, Los Angeles, and developed an interest in hip-hop music during his early teens. He attended William Howard Taft High School and got a diploma in architecture from Phoenix Institute of Technology in case rap didn’t work out.
On April 26, 1992, Ice married Kimberly Woodruff and has been married to her ever since.
He has 4 children with her, O’Shea Jr., Shareef, Deja and Karima.
Ice converted to Islam in 1990 but is not a regular for mosque visits. When asked about his Islam practice, he answered:
"Yeah. But, you know, I'm gonna live a long life, and I might change religions three or four times before I die. I'm on Islam, but I'm Christianity [and] Buddhism. Everyone has something to offer to the world.”
However, he has also stated:
"Religion is man-made, it's flawed. I don't follow nobody but my own conscience."
Age & Height
Ice Cube is 50 years of age and has a height of 173 cm or 5 feet 8 inches.