American actor O'Shea Jackson is known for his stage name as Ice Cube. He is an actor, rapper, director, producer, and writer. Before becoming an actor, he obtains fame from his music career with his band C.I.A hip hop group. Ice Cube is one of the founders of gangsta rap. His solo album AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted and Death Certificate both got platinum certification in the U.S.
His notable mention movies role are as Darin Baker in the Boyz n the Hood, Danny Rich in Anaconda, Sgt. Chief Elgin in Three King, James Payton in Ride Along and Ride Along 2, Darius Stone in XXX: State of the Union and XXX Return of Xander Cage and many more. His Movie Last Friday is in the production phase and Ride Along 3 and Humbug had been announced.
O'Shea Jackson was born on 15th June 1969 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He belongs to African-American ethnicity and his birth sign is Gemini.
O'Shea is the youngest son of the parents Hosea Jackson and Doris Benjamin. His father was a groundskeeper at UCLA and a machinist and his mother was a hospital clerk and custodian. He grew up with his elder brother Clyde Jackson in his home town. Ice Cube also had a half-sister, Beverly Jean Brown who was murdered when Cube was 12 years old.
Anaconda actor graduated from the William Howard Taft High School and went to Phoenix Institue of Technology in Arizona. After completing his studies he went to Los Angeles for his career in music.
As of 2019, O'Shea Jackson is a married man. His Spouse is Kimberly Woodruff, the couple took marriage vows on 26th April 1992. O'Shea and his wife appeared in various events and movie premiere together.
The couple welcomed their first child O'Shea Jackson Jr. on 24th February 1991. His other children are Shareef Jackson, Deja Jackson, Karima Jackson and Darrell Jackson.
The family of seven is living happyily life with any rumors and controversy.
American actor took the religion of Islam in mid-1990. Furthermore, he doesn't go mosque regularly as in interview he told
I'm gonna live a long life and I might change religion three or four times before I die. I'm on Islam, but I'm Christianity and Buddhism. Religion is man-made, I don't follow anybody but my conscience.
O'shea had legally changed his name to Ice Cube and most of his film are credited with same name.
As of 2019, Ice Cube has an estimated net worth of around $160 million. He gather his wealth from his musical career and movie career. Here are some of his albums with sales revenue.
|Album Name||Release Year||Sales|
|Straight Outta Compton||1988||$3.5 million|
|Death Certificate||1991||$3.5 million|
|The Predator||1992||$4 million|
His movies had also done pretty well at the box office here are some movies with its budget and box-office.
|Boyz n the Hood||1991||$6.5 million||$57.5 million|
|Anaconda||1997||$45 million||$136 million|
|Three Kings||1999||$48 million||$107.7 million|
|Next Friday||2000||$11 million||$59.8 million|
|Friday After Next||2002||$10 million||33.5 million|
|21 Jump Street||2012||$54.7 million||$201.5 million|
|Ride Along||2014||$25 million||$154.5 million|
|22 Jump Street||2014||$84.5 million||$331.3 million|
|Straight Outta Compton||2015||$50 million||$201.6 million|
|Ride Along 2||2016||$40 million||$124.6 million|
Actor also has a mansion in California with an area of 7,574 square foot which he bought in $7.25 million. He also owns his dad's house which is located in Los Angeles. Furthermore, he owns 1890 square foot home at Lindbrook, Encino which he bought in 1996 for $180,000. At the same location, he also has a 7,880 square foot house which was bought in the same year for $2,360,000.
Actor is also fascinated with cars and speed; has a collection of branded cars like:
Before becoming an actor he was a well-established hip hop artist. He was in a group called C.I.A and later formed the N.W.A from which he became a founder artist for gangsta rap. His solo album got platinum certification in the U.S.
American actor debuted from the movie Boyz n the Hood in 1991 which was a commercially successful movie. He worked as a writer-producer and actor in 1995 movie Friday. He also shared screen space with an actor like Jennifer Lopez in Anaconda, with George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg in Three Kings, with Kevin Hart in Ride Along and Ride Along 2.
For his work in Hollywood films he was awarded with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on 12th June 2017.
The actor also appeared in various television series as an actor and producer, He produced and write animated series Friday; The Animated Series. He gave his voice for the movie The Book of Life and for the video game Call of Duty: Black Ops.
He own a clothing line and Big 3 concept professional basket ball league.
He is the eldest son who is also an actor and rapper.
Ice Cube wife is Kimberly Woodruff.