Born O’Shea Jackson, Ice Cube – an American film actor, record producer, producer, screenwriter, rapper, and director. Overall, he is an entrepreneur and also has a few very prosperous businesses.
Ice Cube was born O’Shea Jackson on the 15th of June 1969, in South Central Los Angeles, California. He was raised by his mom, Doris, who worked as a hospital clerk, while his dad, Hosea, was a groundskeeper at the University of California, Los Angeles. According to the sources, as of 2020, Ice Cube’s net worth is 160 million dollars.
How did he get his nickname Ice Cube?
This name was minted for him by his senior brother who advised him to put him in a deep freezer and keep him there until he turns frosted like an ice cube.
What about his background?
He is a vet when it comes to rap music. He began his C.I.A rap group when he was 17 years old in the year 1986 and entered the likes of Dr. Dre and Eazy-E to form the N.W.A rap gangsta style batch in 1987.
He started his solo music career officially in 1989 after leaving the N.W.A to their own business.
How Ice Cube made all his money?
Currently, Ice Cube’s net worth is estimated to be approx. 160 million dollars. He is worth all this money from doing acting, producing both films and music, and other corporate sponsorships.
He makes a lot of money from writing songs for other artists. The authorities that increase to his name each year is desirable.
His Recent Projects
Ice Cube banged up fans as the profane Captain Dickson in the 2012 movie adaptation of 21 Jump Street and reprised the character in the 2014 sequel, 22 Jump Street. In between, he delivered his 10th studio album, Everythang’s Corrupt.
The story of his early days in show business was revived in 2015 with the release of Straight Outta Compton, a biopic about N.W.A’s rise from the streets to become a global sensation.
Still, for all his success, Ice Cube hasn’t overlooked his roots. “I keep the fire in me,” he said. “You gotta be able to survive in whatever context you find yourself in. ‘hood means everything to me. You never know when you could turn up back there.