• Shareef Jackson is the youngest son of rapper, filmmaker and actor Ice Cube
• He was born in Los Angeles, California in 1995 and is of African-American ethnicity
• He prefers to keep his private life away from media attention
• Ice Cube has an extensive career in rap, film, writing and acting
• He is married to Kimberly Woodruff, and has a net worth of $160 million
Ice Cube’s youngest son, Shareef Jackson was born under the zodiac sign of Scorpio on 25 November 1995, in Los Angeles, California USA; he holds American nationality and his ethnicity is African-American. He’s only known as the son of the famous filmmaker, rapper, and actor Ice Cube and his wife Kimberly Woodruff,
Early life, family, and education
Shareef Jackson was raised in Los Angeles by his parents, alongside his three siblings, two brothers Darell and O’Shea, and sister Karima.
He attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2013, he might have enrolled at college, however, he prefers to keep his private life away from the media’s attention, unlike his brothers who both followed their father’s steps and have become rappers.
Shareef hasn’t disclosed any pieces of information about his career and occupation; he has no social media accounts, or he might have under some moniker, but on the internet, you can find photos of him on Ice Cube’s Instagram. Since father and son share their love for basketball, they can be seen watching live games together; it’s known that Shareef is a big fan of the Ravens basketball team.
Love life and relationships
There were various rumors both concerning Shareef’s love life and his sexual orientation, however, he hasn’t spoken about any man or woman whom he’s been with.
He keeps all of his personal details away from the public eye, so as of January 2002, he seems to be single, hasn’t been married or engaged, and doesn’t have children.
Age, height, and net worth
Shareef is 26 years old, with curly black hair and dark brown eyes; he weighs around 176lbs (80kgs) and is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) tall.
His wealth can’t be estimated due to a lack of his personal information, but his father’s net worth has been estimated at $160 million.
Who is Ice Cube?
O’Shea Jackson Senior, known better as Ice Cube, was born under the zodiac sign of Gemini on 15 June 1969, in Los Angeles, thus he holds American nationality, and his ethnicity is African-American. He’s an eminent rapper, film producer, writer, and an actor with over 85 credits to his name, perhaps known best for his role as Craig Jones in “Friday” and “Next Friday”.
Ice Cube was raised in Los Angeles by his parents, mother Doris who was a custodian and hospital clerk, and father Hosea who was a machinist and groundskeeper at the University of California, Los Angeles; he had two siblings – an older brother, and a half-sister who was murdered when Ice Cube was twelve years old.
Ice Cube attended George Washington Preparatory High School, and in ninth grade started writing raps when his school friend challenged him in typewriting class. He then attended William Howard Taft High School, and upon matriculating in 1987, enrolled at the Phoenix Institute of Technology, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture Drafting in 1991.
While he was studying, he was already into rapping, he has recorded a few songs with a hip hop group N. W. A, and he continued with rap after graduation. Ice Cube formed his own label in 1990, and soon released his debut album “AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted”, which was an instant hit with controversial lyrics. In the following year, he released his second album “Death Certificate”, even more controversial, with some labelling it as anti-Semitic, misogynistic and anti-white.
During his quite successful music career, Ice Cube has released 10 studio albums, the last one “Everything Corrupt” in 2018, while two years later he was inducted into the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, as a member of the N. W. A.
His acting career also started in the early ‘90s – he debuted in the 1991 movie “Boyz n the Hood” portraying Doughboy, alongside Cuba Gooding Junior, Hudhail Al-Amir and Laurence Fishburne, in this crime drama which had 23 award nominations, including two for Oscars for Best Director and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen, and won 12, while Ice Cube won a Chicago Film Critics Association Award Most Promising Actor.
In the following years, he was cast to play Savon in “Trespass”, and Teddy Woods in “The Glass Shield”, before he portrayed Craig in the 1995 movie “Friday” and also wrote the script with DJ Pooh, and he reprised this role in the 2000 sequel “Next Friday”.
A year before, he was cast to play Chief Elgin, starring alongside Mark Wahlberg and George Clooney in “Three Kings”, an action adventure comedy, which had 19 award nominations and won eight, and the acting trio won Blockbuster Entertainment Award – Favorite Action Team.
One of the notable roles which Ice Cube played in the early 2000s, was his role as Calvin Palmer in “Barbershop” also starring Eve, and Cedric the Entertainer, and he reprised his role as Calvin in the 2004 sequel “Barbershop 2: Back in Business”, which brought him a nomination for Black Reel Awards Best Actor, Musical or Comedy, and Theatrical-Best Actor.
Ice Cube starred alongside Nia Long in the adventure family comedy “Are We There Yet”, followed by his roles in “xXx: State of the Union”, “First Sunday”, “The Longshots”, “The Janky Promoters”, and “Lottery Ticket”, among others, before he portrayed Captain Dickson in “21 Jump Street” and its sequel “22 Jump Street”, alongside Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill in ths popular action comedy.
In the late 2000s, he was heard as a voice actor, voicing the character of the Candle Maker in “The Book of Life”, and he starred in “Ride Along” and “Ride Along 2” alongside Kevin Hart and Tika Sumpter, while in 2016 he reprised his role as Calvin in the second sequel “Barbershop: The Next Cut”; his most recent role was in the 2020 movie “The High Note”.
Ice Cube’s fans will be happy to hear that there are three movies in post-production starring himself, and the second sequel of the “Ride Along” is announced, while he’s filming the new television series “(R)evolution”, which should be released in 2022.
Speaking about his private life, Ice Cube hasn’t been involved in any controversies related to his love life – it’s widely known that he is in a happy marriage with his wife Kimberly Woodruff.
The two met back in 1988 – at that time Kimberly was in a relationship, and had no interest in Ice Cube, however, for him it was love at first sight. He was determined to win her love, and eventually he succeeded, and they started dating. He proposed to her in 1991, while they married in April 1992.
On the celebration of the 25 years of marriage, Ice Cube re-proposed to Kimberly, buying her a new BMW and putting a ring on the seat of the car, although he said he wasn’t sure if that is considered romantic, but she was delighted.
Ice Cube is 52 years old, he has black hair with his trademark beard, and dark brown eyes,; he weighs around 195lbs (88kgs) and is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall.