Ice Cube Net Worth 2019: Age, Real Name, Wife, Kids, Career

Ice Cube net worth as of 2019 was estimated to be about $160 million. Ice Cube is an entrepreneur, producer, screenwriter, director, actor, and rapper. His genre of music is political hip-hop, gangsta rap, and hip-hop. He has been in the record label Lench Mob sine 1990 till date. Other record labels he has been in are Priority, between 1990 and 2000, EMI, between 1991 and 2010, Interscope between 2017 till date.

O’Shea Jackson Sr. otherwise known as Ice Cube, is 50 years old. He was born on the 15th of June 1969 in Los Angeles, California. Ice Cube is married with five children, O’Shea Jackson Jr. is popularly known as OMG, being his eldest son. Ice Cube got married to his wife, Kimberly Woodruff in 1992.

Ice Cube is also a grandfather, has his eldest son, O’Shea Jackson Jr. has a daughter with his girlfriend.

 

Ice Cube Net Worth

Ice cube is one of the wealthiest rappers in the world. He built his wealth gradually, and because of his diversified career, he was able to get to the top in no time. Between when he started till date, he has been able to accumulate so much wealth that his net worth as at 2019 was estimated to be about $160 million.

You might have in mind that he is so wealthy to have made all that money from rapping alone. Well, who says he raps only? Ice Cube is also an entrepreneur. He founded the cloth line – Solo by Cube. Ice Cube also founded a basketball league called Big3, it featured a 3-on-3 concept, and 8 teams, which has been quite profitable for him. Not only that, but he is also an actor. He has starred in many movies, directed and produced as well.

Year Net Worth
2019 $160 million
2018 $100 million
2010 $810,000
2001 $550,000
1999 $1 million

 

Who is Ice Cube?

Ice Cube’s real name is O’Shea Jackson Sr. He was born on the 15th of June 1969. Ice Cube is an American actor, director, rapper, and screenwriter. His pursuit in his rapping career started in 1984 when Ice Cube officially joined his first hip-hop group – CIA. The group was not that much of a success as it didn’t gain much commercial recognition.

 

Title Description
Real Name O’Shea Jackson Sr.
Occupation Rapper, actor
Date of Birth 15th of June, 1969
Age 50
Height 1.73 m
Weight 88 Kg
Residence Mariana Del Rey, Los Angeles
Kids Five – O’Shea Jackson Jr., Shareef, Karima, Deja, and Darrel
Wife Kimberly Woodruff
Citizenship American
Source of Wealth Entrepreneur, Rapping, Acting, and producer
Education Diploma degree in Architecting Drafting

 

Where Did Ice Cube Grow Up?

O’Shea Jackson or Ice Cube was born in Baldwin Hills, South Central Los Angeles. Ice cube is the son of Doris and Hosea Jackson. Doris is the name of his mother, and she was a hospital custodian and clerk. His father Hosea was a machinist and groundkeeper at UCLA.

Ice Cube grew up in South Central Los Angeles, Van Wick Street to be more precise. It was in his early teenage years that he developed the love for writing rap lyrics and hip-hop music. He began writing song lyrics when he was in George Washington Preparatory High School in Los Angeles. Ice Cube wrote his first rap song when he was in ninth grade, and he titled it Kiddo.

Ice cube has two siblings, an older brother, and a half-sister. His half-sister was murdered when he was 12 years old.

Ice Cube claimed that his rap name “Ice Cube” originates from his older brother. He said his brother threatened to slam him into a freezer and pull him out as an Ice Cube. When Ice Cube was 16 years old, he sold his first ever song to Eazy-E – a future member of NWA.

 

Ice Cube Education?

When Ice Cube was still a teenager, he went to George Washington Preparatory High School in Los Angeles. After graduation, he went to William Howard Taft High School in Woodland, California. In 1987, Ice Cube enrolled at Phoenix Institute of Technology, in Arizona. Because of his love for architecting, he decided to study architecting drafting.

After a year, he completed his diploma in architecting drafting and decided to pursue his rap career. He said he studied architecting first before pursuing his dream as a rapper because he wasn’t sure if his musical career would be a success. So, he studied architecting as a career backup. Should in case his rap career didn’t work out, he would become an architecture draftsman.

 

Who is Ice Cube Wife?

Ice Cube is married to Kimberly Woodruff. She was born on the 23rd of September, 1970 in California, the US. And she is 48 years old. She got married to Ice Cube on the 26th of April, 1992. Educational-wise, Kimberly Woodruff attended AUM. She is a mother of five. She conceived her first child for Ice Cube before they got married

Kimberly Woodruff is a loving mother by nature and a philanthropist by heart. She maintains a private life, so there isn’t much to say about her. She does not let the flashy life of being the wife of a superstar get to her head, as she is also very dedicated to her family.

 

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Ice Cube Children (Age, Names)?

Ice Cube and his beautiful wife, Kimberly Woodruff have five children together. As you might already know, Ice Cube’s wife conceived their first child before their marriage. Their firstborn son was born on the 24th of February, 1991. They named him after Ice Cube – O’Shea Jackson Jr. Shortly after the birth of O’Shea Jackson Jr., they got married. O’Shea Jackson Jr. is 28 years old.

Darell Jackson is their second born son. Darell was born on the 29th of December, 1992. Darell is 26 years old. On the 17th of February, 1994, Jackson’s family welcomed their first daughter and sister. They named her Karima Jackson. Karima is 25 years old. On the 27th of November, 1995, the couple had their fourth born. The couple named him Shareef Jackson, and he is 24 years old. And the couple has a last born a female they call Deja Jackson.

 

Who’s Ice Cube Son?

Who's Ice Cube Son?O’Shea Jackson Jr. is also a rapper and an actor just like his father. He saw an opportunity and grabbed the opportunity with both hands. His stage name is OMG. Because of his resemblance with his father he acted as his father in the movie Straight Outta Compton.

O’Shea Jackson Jr. was raised in San Fernando Valley. He is the first of five children his parent has – two younger brothers and two younger sisters. He went to the University of South California. He has one child with his girlfriend Jackie Garcia, a daughter – Jordan reign.

 

Ice Cube Songs and Album

So far so good, right from the official launching of Ice Cube’s first studio album (AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted) till date, he has released ten different albums. His style of music has also given him a couple of musical awards. Like in 2006, he got the VH1 Hip Hop Honors. In 2009, he got the BET Hip-Hop Awards. And in 2014, he got the BET Honors.

Year Title
1990 AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted
1991 Death Certificate
1992 The Predator
1993 Lethal Injection
1998 The War Disc: War and Peace Volume 1
2000 The Peace Disc: War and Peace Volume 2
2006 Laugh Now, Cry Later
2008 Raw Footage
2010 I am the West
2018 Everythang’s Corrupt

 

Ice Cube Movies

Ice Cube started his movie career in 1991, following his appearance in the movie Boyz n the Hood. He has starred in quite several movies and television shows as well. In total, he has starred as either a producer, screenwriter, director, or actor in about 40 films and ten television show between 1991 and 2019.

Ice Cube has also been privileged to win a couple of awards in the film industry, starting with the Blockbuster Entertainment Award in 2000. He was given the Award for being the Favorite Action Team in the film Three Kings. He also received another award in 2002; the MECCA Movie Award, an Acting Award.

Year Role Movie
1991 Actor Boyz n the Hood
1995 Actor Higher Learning
2002 Actor Barbershop
2004 Producer, and Actor Barbershop 2: Back in Business
2005 Producer, and Actor Straight Outta Compton
2012 Actor 21 Jump Street
2014 Producer and Actor 22 Jump Street
2016 Producer, and Actor Ride Along
2016 Producer and Actor Barbershop: The Next Cut
2017 Actor XXX: Return of Xander Cage
2017 Actor Fist Fight
TBA Producer, screenwriter, and actor Last Friday

 

Ice Cube Merch

Ice Cube MerchIce Cube has a clothing line merchandise that has also added to the reason why he is so wealthy. Solo by Cube [1] is the name of his clothing line and its features, sweatshirt, hooded shirts with a built-in headphone that is designed in the hood strings.

Ice Cube is also an influencer marketer, as he has been seen in advertisement since 2011 for Coors Light Beer. Ice Cube was also the former spokesman for St. Ides Malt Liquor.

 

Ice Cube Management Company

Ice Cube Management CompanyOn the 11th of January, 2017, Ice Cube started the management company Big3 [3]. Big3 is a professional basketball league. It features a 3-on-3 concept, and former NBA players and greats. The first season of the game started sometime in June with eight teams. The game was scheduled to hold for 8-weeks. The game also has a championship game and a playoff system. He also has a website www.icecube.com.

 

Conclusion

Ice Cube net worth as of 2019 was estimated to be about $160 million. Ice Cube is an entrepreneur, producer, screenwriter, director, actor, and rapper. His genre of music is political hip-hop, gangsta rap, and hip-hop. He has been in the record label Lench Mob sine 1990 till date. Other record labels he has been in are Priority, between 1990 and 2000, EMI, between 1991 and 2010, Interscope between 2017 till date.