- 1 Who is Kimberly Woodruff?
- 2 How rich is she, as of now? Kimberly Woodruff Net Worth and Assets
- 3 Life before Fame
- 4 Relationship with Ice Cube
- 5 Their Children
- 6 Appearance and Vital Statistics
- 7 Who Is Her Husband? Ice Cube Short Wiki/Bio
Who is Kimberly Woodruff?
Kimberly ‘Kim’ Woodruff Jackson was born on 23 September 1970 under the sign of Libra, in California USA. She is a 49-year-old celebrity, probably best recognized for being the wife of famous rapper and actor Ice Cube, and the mother of his children.
How rich is she, as of now? Kimberly Woodruff Net Worth and Assets
As of early 2020, Kimberly Woodruff’s net worth is unknown, but it’is assumed that she shares the wealth of her famous husband, Ice Cube, whose wealth is reputedly as much as $160 million. They share a luxury house valued at $7.25 million and located in Marina Del Rey, California, as well as a $2.36-million worth mansion in Encino, California.
Congratulations Ice Cube and Kimberly Woodruff! The adorable couple are celebrating 25 years of marriage today!
Life before Fame
Kimberly Woodruff apparently spent her early years somewhere in California, where she was raised by her parents; however, their names haven’t been disclosed to the public yet, nor is it known if she has any siblings. Her nationality is American, and she belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. Kimberly went to George Washington Preparatory High School, and thereafter attended the Phoenix Institute of Technology, where she pursued professional courses.
Relationship with Ice Cube
Kimberly Woodruff and Ice Cube met each other while they were students back in 1988. At the time, she was romantically involved in a relationship with another man and wasn’t interested in him; however, he immediately fell in love.
They met again six months later when she was single, and soon started dating. After dating for three years, they became engaged in 1991, and they eventually walked down the aisle at a ceremony held on 26 April 1992. They have been married for almost three decades – Ice Cube even re-proposed to her for their 25th anniversary.
Kimberly and Ice Cube have four children; she gave birth to their first child, a son named O’Shea Jackson Jr. on 24 February 1991. He’s followed in his father’s footsteps as an actor and rapper, known under his stage name OMG, and even starred as his father in the 2015 biographical drama film “Straight Outta Compton”. They welcomed their second child, a son named Darrell Jackson, on 29 December 1992. Their third child, a daughter named Kareema Jackson, was born on 17 February 1994, and their youngest child, a son named Shareef Jackson, on 17 November 1995.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Kimberly Woodruff has long black hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 3ins (1.60m), while she weighs around 121lbs (55kgs), and her vital statistics are 33-25-35. Her shoe size is 6 (US).
Who Is Her Husband? Ice Cube Short Wiki/Bio
O’Shea Jackson Sr., better known by his stage name Ice Cube, was born on 15 June 1969 under the sign of Gemini, in Los Angeles, California USA. He was raised by his father, Hosea Jackson who worked as a machinist and groundskeeper at UCLA, and his mother, Doris Jackson, who was a hospital clerk and custodian. He also has a half-sibling as well as an elder brother. Ice Cube went to George Washington Preparatory High School, where he became interested in rapping and writing music. While he attended William Howard Taft High School in Woodland Hills, California, he wrote and recorded rap songs with N.W.A.
Upon matriculation, Ice Cube became a student of Architectural Drafting at the Phoenix Institute of Technology, from which he obtained his diploma in 1988.
Big Break with N.W.A.
At the age of 16, Ice Cube formed the hip-hop trip C.I.A. alongside K-Dee and Sir Jinx. They performed at local parties hosted by Dr. Dre, and put out the single “My Posse”, which was produced by Dr. Dre. He then sold his first song, entitled “Boyz-n-the-Hood”, to Eazy-E, who would record it for the debut album of the rap group N.W.A. – Ice Cube soon joined them, and the group included such members as Arabian Prince, Eazy-E, and Dr. Dre. He then wrote rhymes and lyrics for their official debut studio album, “Straight Outta Compton”, released in 1988, which peaked at No. 50 on the US Billboard 200 chart. Even though he contributed a lot to the album which marked the outbreak of the new gangsta rap, Ice Cube was only paid $32,000, so he left the group in December 1989.
Thereafter, Ice Cube pursued his career as a solo artist. His debut solo studio album, “AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted”, was put out in 1990 and became a huge hit, gaining him enormous popularity, as it reached No. 19 on the US Billboard 200 chart. During the same year, he also released the critically acclaimed EP “Kill At Will”, which became the first rap EP to earn platinum certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). In 1991, Ice Cube made public his second studio album, “Death Certificate”, which peaked at No. 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart, while his first number-one studio album, entitled “The Predator”, was released in November 1992, debuting atop both the pop and R&B charts. Ice Cube’s next album, “Lethal Injection” came out in the following year, and peaked at No. 5 on the US Billboard 200 chart, but wasn’t received well by critics.
Afterwards, he took an hiatus, and came back in 1998, when he issued his fifth album, “War & Peace Volume 1 (The War Disc)”, followed by its second part “War & Peace Volume 2 (The Peace Disc)” in 2000.
Six years later, Ice Cube published his seventh studio album, “Laugh Now, Cry Later”, which debuted at No. 4 on the US Billboard 200 chart, and his next album, “Raw Footage”, was announced in 2008, peaked at No. 5 on the US Billboard 200, and topped the US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts. Ice Cube released his ninth album, “I Am The West”, in 2010, but his tenth studio album, entitled “Everythang’s Corrupt”, wasn’t released until 2018.
In 1996, Ice Cube co-formed the hip-hop trio Westside Connection, along with rappers WC and Mack 10.
In the same year, they released their debut studio album, “Bow Down”, which was certified platinum by the RIAA, and their second studio album, entitled “Terrorist Threats”, in 2003; it debuted at No. 16 on the US Billboard 200 chart, and spawned the radio hit single, “Gangsta Nation”, featuring Nate Dogg. However, they disbanded in 2007.
The 1990s: Career on TV and Film
Ice Cube made his film debut in the role of Darin ‘Doughboy’ Baker in the 1991 coming-of-age drama “Boyz N The Hood”, written and directed by John Singleton. It was followed by his portrayal of Savon in Walter Hill’s 1992 neo-noir crime thriller “Trespass”, and two years later he played Teddy Woods in Charles Burnett’s crime drama “The Glass Shield”.
In 1995, he portrayed Fudge in the drama “Higher Learning”, and co-wrote, produced, and starred as Craig Jones in the comedy “Friday”, also working on its sequels “Next Friday” (2000) and “Friday After Next” (2002).
He then produced and featured as Vusi Madlazi in the action thriller “Dangerous Ground”, next to Elizabeth Hurley, and landed the supporting role of Danny Rich in the adventure horror “Anaconda”, both in 1997. His directorial debut came in the next year, when he worked on the dark comedy drama “The Players Club”. Thereafter, he played Sgt. Chief Elgin in the 1999 critically acclaimed war comedy film “Three Kings”, starring along with Mark Wahlberg and George Clooney.
The 2000s and 2010s: Continued Success
Ice Cube played James ‘Desolation’ Williams in John Carpenter’s 2001 sci-fi horror “Ghosts of Mars”, after which he wrote, produced and starred as Bucum in the buddy action comedy “All About The Benjamins”, and landed the role of Calvin Palmer in Tim Story’s comedy “Barbershop”, both in 2002; he would reprise it in sequels “Barbershop 2: Back In Business” (2004) and “Barbershop: The Next Cut” (2015). He also played Nick Persons in the 2005 family comedy “Are We There Yet?”, and its 2007 sequel “Are We Done Yet?” Moreover, he was cast as Darius Stone in two installments of the “XXX” franchise – “XXX: State Of The Union” (2005) and “XXX: Return Of Xander Cage” (2017).
THE BLACK FIST: You only have to fear the black fist if you plan on hurting the black body. pic.twitter.com/T9iFBoyF6i
— Ice Cube (@icecube) June 6, 2020
By the end of the 2000s, Ice Cube landed such roles as Durell Washington in the 2008 comedy “First Sunday”, Curtis Plummer in the 2008 sports comedy-drama “The Longshots”, and Russell Redds in the 2009 comedy “Janky Promotes”, which he also wrote and produced. Between 2010 and 2012, he played Terrence Kingston in the TBS comedy series “Are We There Yet?”, which he also produced. Thereafter, Ice Cube played Capt. Dickson in the 2012 buddy cop action comedy “21 Jump Street” and its 2014 sequel “22 Jump Street”, followed by his portrayal of Detective James Payton in the 2014 buddy cop comedy “Ride Along” and its 2016 sequel “Ride Along 2”. He also featured as Strickland in the 2017 comedy “Fist Fight”, directed by Richie Keen. Most recently, he played Jack Robertson in the 2020 comedy-drama “The High Note”.