Born on June 15th, 1969, O’Shea Jackson Sr, is famously known as Ice Cube in the hip-hop industry, he is an actor and American rapper. He was born in South Central Los Angeles, along with his parents, an older brother and a half-sister.
He is not only a great rapper but has also made a mark in Hollywood due to his tremendous acting abilities. Since the early childhood Ice Cub had been interested in Hip Hop Music and wrote his first rap song when he was in high school.
He chose the name Ice Cube when his brother threatened him to freeze him in the freezer and upon taking him out he’d be like an ice cube and then the Hip Hop world was introduced to Ice Cube almost 30 years ago.
Ice Cube was a member of a rap group called N.W.A. The rap group went on to release their debut studio album which was titled “Straight Outta Compton” which made a huge impact and drove the gangsta rap movement in the 90s.
After the rap group N.W.A gained major success, Ice Cube decided to go solo and continued making rap and hip-hop music in the industry. Today, he is famous and well-known as one of the greatest and best rappers of all time. And in his film career he has gathered several awards for his acting, due to his acting and rapping career, his net worth today is $160 million.
Ice Cube made his debut through his first album titled “AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted”, he later went on to help a young rapper named Yo-Yo and helped her produce an album titled “Make Way for The Motherlode. He has produced several albums over the past few years from “Death Certificate”, “The Predator”, “Lethal Injection” and many others that have been a huge success.
Apart from his successful rap career he also transitioned into an actor, making him one of the most influential and powerful celebs in Hollywood today. Featuring in Boyz n the Hood” was a major kickstart for his career in the movie industry.
He has featured in major movies such as “Barbershop”, “21 Jump Street”, “Ride Along” etc. Ice Cube is not only an incredible rapper but also a writer, director, and actor, and possessing such talents made him join Hollywood in the first place. Many people in the rap music industry consider him the founder of gangsta rap.
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Ice Cube’s Net Worth
Ice Cube has an estimated net worth of around $160 million, which due to his diverse career in acting and hip-hop industry keeps increasing day by day.
Apart from collecting millions of dollars through his rapping career, his acting career has also been incredible, most of the movies he has starred in went on to gross higher than $100 million at the box office. He has managed to bridge the gap easily between the pop culture and rapping industry, not many have been able to achieve what he has achieved.