Ice Cube Biography


He initially gained recognition in 1984 as a member of the hip hop group C.I.A., which gained limited commercial success prior to disbanding three years later.

More about the relationship

Ice Cube started going out with Kimberly Woodruff in 1985 while studying at high school. Later, they got married on April 26, 1992.

He had alluded to their love life in the lyrics of a rap song released on November 28, 1988.

Moreover, the couple also welcomed five children O’Shea Jackson Jr., Karima Jackson, Deja Jackson, Shareef Jackson, and Darrel Jackson.

Relationship Facts of Ice Cube

  • Ice Cube is married to Kimberly Woodruff {Compare Couple}.
  • Ice Cube married on April 26, 1992.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 300 days 💑
  • He is father of Five (Darrell Jackson, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Kareema, Shareef, Deja Jackson).
  • Ice Cube is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Ice Cube?

Ice Cube is an American rapper, actor, producer, director, and writer. He initially gained recognition in 1984 as a member of the hip hop group C.I.A., which gained limited commercial success prior to disbanding three years later.

Ice alongside Dr. Dre and Eazy E then formed the group N.W.A, where he gained extreme notoriety as the group’s primary songwriter and performer.

Ice Cube: Age, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

Ice Cube was born in Los Angeles, California, the United States on June 15, 1969. His birth name is O’Shea Jackson. His father’s name is Hosea Jackson (groundskeeper) and his mother’s name is Doris Jackson ( hospital clerk).

Since his early teenage years, he also had a keen interest in hip hop music and also wrote rap songs for a keyboarding class at his school.

He has a brother as well as a half-sister who was murdered when Cube was 12. Whereas, his cousin is Teren Delvon Jones, also known as Del Tha Funky Homosapien, who is a part of the rap group Hieroglyphics and who has also worked with Gorillaz; another cousin is Kam of the rap group The Warzone.

He holds American citizenship and mixed (African-American) ethnicity. His birth sign is Gemini.

Education, School/ College University

Talking about Ice’s education history, he attended The Taft High School, Los Angeles. During fall 1987, he enrolled at the Phoenix Institute of Technology, where he pursued his studies in architectural drafting. He also performed with the hip hop group, C.I.A.

Ice Cube: Professional Life, Career

Talking about his profession, on May 16, 1990, his debut solo hip hop album titled, ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ was released. The album was an immense commercial and critical success. In July 1990, he released a seven-track extended play (EP), ‘Kill at Will’, which is regarded as one of his acclaimed and bestselling works. The album featured the remixed single ‘Endangered Species’.

In the year 1991, his second studio album, ‘Death Certificate’ was released. In 1992, he came out with his third studio album titled, ‘The Predator’, which was a commercial success but did not receive critical acclaim. Whereas, the album featured the hit single ‘It Was a Good Day’. In the year 1993, his fourth studio album titled, ‘Lethal Injection’ was released. In fact, the album was a commercial success and featured the hit singles, ‘You Know How We Do It’ and ‘Bop Gun’.

Likewise, in 1997, he starred opposite Elizabeth Hurley in the thriller film, ‘Dangerous Ground’. The film was directed by Darrell Roodt and it did not receive good reviews. Similarly, in 1998, his fifth studio album titled, ‘War & Peace Vol. 1’ also called ‘The War Disc’ was released. The album peaked at the music charts and was also one among his bestselling albums.

In the year 2000, he came out with his sixth studio album, ‘War & Peace Volume 2’, which was one of his most successful albums that peaked at the music charts. The album featured the club song, ‘You Can Do It’. In 2002, he starred in the comedy film, ‘Barbershop’, which was directed by Tim Story.

He played the role of ‘Calvin Palmer’ and the film was a box office hit. In the year 2004, he reprised his role as ‘Calvin Palmer’ in the sequel of ‘Barbershop’, ‘Barbershop 2: Back in Business’.

Awards, Nomination

He won the Lifetime Achievement Award, Best Black Survivor in a Movie for Anaconda (1997) at All Def Movie Award, he won Favorite Action Team for Three Kings (1999) at Blockbuster Entertainment Award in 2000. He also won Most Promising Actor for Boyz n the Hood (1991) at CFCA Award.

Similarly, he won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Are We There Yet? (2010) at Image Award. Also, he won Best Ensemble for Barbershop (2002) at WAFCA Award.

Ice Cube: Net Worth, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $160 million. He has also done brand endorsements for St. Ides Malt Liquor (in 1993), Coors Light Beer (along with Cat Wilson).

Ice Cube: Rumors and Controversy/ Scandal

Up to now, he has maintained a good relationship with all other people in his personal and professional life. And so he hasn’t fallen under any rumors.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Ice Cube has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and he weighs 84Kg. Additionally, his chest, waist, biceps sizes are 42-37-13.5 inches respectively. Ice’s hair color is black and his eyes color is dark brown.

Social Media

Ice is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has around 1.2M followers on his Facebook, around 4.75M followers on his Twitter, he has around 14.8M followers on his Instagram.


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