Ice Cube’s net worth is estimated to be $160 million as of 2022, making him one of the world’s richest rappers.

Ice Cube, born O’Shea Jackson Sr., is a rapper and actor from the United States. He began his career with the hip-hop group C.I.A. before joining the seminal rap group N.W.A.
Nowadays, he can be seen in films such as Jump Street, Ride Along, and Barbershop franchises, among many others. Ice Cube, like most highly successful people, had humble beginnings and learned to diversify as his career progressed.

Ice Cube Net Worth In 2022

Ice Cube is a rapper, actor, producer, and entrepreneur from the United States. Ice Cube has a net worth of $160 million as of this writing. Ice Cube has evolved from one of the pioneers of West Coast gangsta rap to one of Hollywood’s most powerful figures today.

After achieving fame and fortune as a member of NWA, he went on to have a highly successful solo career. He has also written, produced, and acted in several films.

Net Worth: $160 Million
Age: 53
Born: June 15, 1969
Gender: Male
Height: 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Country of Origin: United States of America
Source of Wealth: Rapper/Actor
Last Updated: August 15, 2022

Ice Cube Net Worth Growth

Net Worth in 2022 $160 Million
Net Worth in 2021 $155 Million
Net Worth in 2020 $140 Million
Net Worth in 2019 $125 Million
Net Worth in 2018 $118 Million
Net Worth in 2017 $109 Million

Property Management

Ice Cube paid $7.25 million for a home in Marina Del Rey, California, in May 2016. He purchased the home from Jean-Claude Van Damme, who purchased it in 2012 as a brand new spec mansion for $6 million.

Cube and his wife also own a large mansion in Encino, California, which they purchased for $2.36 million in June 1996. This property has 7 bedrooms in a nearly 8,000 square-foot main house with a pool, spa, and full-size basketball court on a 1.11-acre lot.

Other Businesses

Ice Cube founded Westside Connection in 1996 with Mack 10 and WC. He released two albums with the collaboration in addition to his solo career.

Ice Cube’s Solo by Cube clothing line sells hooded sweatshirts with built-in headphones. He has been the Coors Light beer spokesperson since 2011. On January 11, 2017, Ice Cube announced his new project, Big3. Big3 is a fantasy professional basketball league comprised of former NBA stars. Season one premiered in June of 2017.

Ice Cube Personal Life

On April 26, 1992, Ice Cube married Kimberly Woodruff. They have four children together: O’Shea Jr. (who played him in the 2015 biopic Straight Outta Compton), Darrell (b. 1992), Kaereema (b. 1994), and Shareef (b. 1995).
Terry Gross of NPR’s Fresh Air asked Ice Cube in January 2005 whether he allowed his children to listen to his music. “What’s worked for me is instilling a level of self-respect in my kids and helping them understand the content of not just music but the violence found on the evening news,” he responded. When asked about what he tells his children about profanity, he said that there are times when any kind of language is appropriate, but that certain words should not be used around adults out of respect.

Ice Cube Career

Ice Cube and his group C.I.A. released the Dr. Dre-produced single My Posse in 1987. Ice Cube showed Eazy-E the lyrics to “Boyz-n-the-Hood” after the collaboration. The song was recorded by Eazy-E for N.W.A.

Ice Cube, along with Dr. Dre and MC Ren, became full-time members of N.W.A. Ice Cube wrote the rhymes for Dr. Dre and Eazy-1988 E’s album Straight Outta Compton. However, Ice Cube left N.W.Shortly after due to a contract dispute with the group’s manager, Jerry Heller. Jackson filed a private lawsuit against Jerry Heller, which was later settled out of court. This sparked a feud between Cube and N.W.A., which was reflected in several later tracks.

He then went solo and released ‘America’s Most Wanted,’ which became a huge hit. Cube expanded his career by starring in ‘Boyz n the Hood,’ which was the humble beginning of a very successful film career.

Ice Cube Early Life

Ice Cube was born O’Shea Jackson in South Central Los Angeles on June 15, 1969. Doris Jackson, a custodian and hospital clerk, and Hosea Jackson, a UCLA groundskeeper, gave birth to Jackson. Ice Cube has an older brother and a half-sister who was tragically killed when he was only 12 years old.

He grew up on Van Wick Street in Los Angeles and began writing raps and hip-hop music when he was 14 years old. Ice Cube got his rapper name from his older brother, who was quoted as saying that when he was an ice cube, his brother threatened to slam him into a freezer and pull him out, and the name stuck.

He went to William Howard Taft High School in Woodland Hills, California. He sold his first song to future N.W.A member of Eazy-E when he was 16 years old. In the fall of 1987, he enrolled at the Phoenix Institute of Technology in Arizona after graduating from high school. He studied architectural drafting for a year and received his diploma. Ice Cube then relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a rap career.


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Cube blames his older brother for his stage name: “He threatened to slam me into a freezer and pull me out when I was an ice cube.” I just started using that name, and it quickly became popular.

Ice-T and his wife Coco have a talk show, as you may know. Ice Cube, another legendary rapper, was invited to join the show. Ice-T is not the same as Ice Cube.


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