How much does Vanilla Ice worth?
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Real Name||Robert Matthew Van Winkle|
|Date of Birth||October 31, 1967|
|Birth Place||South Dallas, Dallas, TX|
Rapper, actor, record producer
|Age||53 Years Old|
Robert Matthew Van Winkle was born on 31st OCT 1967. He is better known by his professional name Vanilla Ice. Vanilla Ice is an American Rapper, T.V Host, Athlete and Actor.
He started his singing career in 1985 and releases his debut album by the name of “Hooked” in 1989. This record was released under the label of Ichiban Records.
His song “Ice Ice Baby” was his first song that reached the Billboard chart in 1990’s. He hosted Television shows on the DIY network. After his first album, he signed a contract with SBK record. SBK is a record label from EMI group.
SBK releases a reformatted. He keeps his fan in the mood by releasing his songs and records, but now he is also involved in some others ventures. Now in coming word we analyze Vanilla Ice Net Worth.
Success in Recent Years: In the year of 2016, He is still active in music and dancing. He is participating in a reality show “Dancing with Stars”.
Currently, this show is running its 23rd season. Although he has not made many achievements. He is also having many tours and concerts in the United States and internationally as well, during the whole time of 2017.
Vanilla ICE Net Worth: What’s Annual Revenue US$
His album “To the Extreme” sold around 11 million copies worldwide, after which the album was certified 7x platinum by RIAA.
Most of his income came from his TV reality show “The Vanilla Ice Project” and from his music royalties.
Awards & Achievements:
Throughout his whole career, he made many achievements and won many awards. He saw many ups and downs in his career.
ICE has nominated and won many awards like American Music Awards, People’s Choice, the Factual Entertainment and Golden Raspberry Awards. With his single hit “Ice, Ice Baby” and the next record “To the extreme” he became a first White rapper in the top chart of the Billboard.
This album was placed at number one for 16 weeks with the selling of over seven million copies worldwide.
In 2011, Vanilla released his 6th and so far the last record by the name WTF (Wisdom, Tenacity and Focus), don’t get the name wrong.
Early Life and Biography
|Mother Name||Camilla Beth Dickerson|
|Father Name||William Basil Van Winkle|
|Siblings||Jessica Hart, Anthony Hart|
|Daughter Name||KeeLee Breeze Van Winkle, Dusti Rain Van Winkle|
The father of Vanilla was a music teacher. He spent his early childhood in South Florida. His first choice was not music.
At the age of 8, he started participating in motocross racing. He attended high school at Carrollton. He left the school before getting graduation.
ICE became interested in break dance and is also very known by his dance moves. In early 1990’s, he dated Madonna for almost eight months.
In 1997 he married to Laura Giaritta. From this marriage, they have two daughters.
After his two albums, he spent two years n motocross racing with his real name. During this time he is completely out from the music industry.
He started his music career again in 1994 with his new album named “Mind Blowin”. His music style is a mixture of old-school hip hop with newer rock material.
He also faces some legal controversies. In 2007, Vanilla was appeared in a court for driving with an expired driving license.
Vanilla ICE was arrested by the police in the crime of assaulting in 2001. The case was lodge by his wife, Laura. One more time he was arrested for the crime of theft in 2015.[table id=13 /]