Vanilla Ice Net Worth

Vanilla Ice born Robert Matthew Van Winkle is a famous rapper, actor and TV host. He rose to prominence in the 90s hip-hop scene. He is famous for his single Ice Ice Baby. The track had a huge impact on the hip-hop genre. Through a successful career Ice made a name for himself and fortune. But over time he couldn’t continue the commercial success he once had. Here we will know about Vanilla Ice’s net worth in 2024.

Vanilla Ice Personal Information:

Profession Rapper, Actor, TV Personality
Birth Date October 31, 1967
Age 56
Height 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg)
Nationality American
Wife/Girlfriend Madonna (1991-1992) [Girlfriend]

Laura Giaritta (1997-2018)

Children 3

Ice Ice Baby, Diversifying Hip-Hop

Ice released his debut album To the Extreme in 1990 from SBK Records. The album contained the single Ice Ice Baby. Soon the album was turning into the fastest selling hip hop album of all time. It was the first hip hop single to be on top of the billboard list. The single was in #1 spot for sixteen weeks on Billboard 200. At the same time it sold 11 million copies. The huge commercial success changed the landscape of the hip hop genre. The single single handedly helped to diversify the hip hop genre.

Vanilla Ice Net Worth Analysis in 2024

Ice enjoyed one of the most successful careers in the 90s. His first album was one of the most sensational releases of the 90s. The single Ice Ice Baby alone earned him millions. Even though the later albums didn’t see as much success as his first ones, he still earns a huge amount from his debut album. Besides that he has ventured into films and television, contributing to his financial gains. As of 2024 Vanilla Ice has a net worth of $18 million. 

Salary and Earnings

During the divorce proceedings in 2018 it was revealed that Ice Ice Baby brought Ice nearly $400,000 per year in royalties. At the same time the proceeding mentioned he had a monthly income of around $68,000 with a yearly income of around $800,000. In reality it could be around $1 million to $2 million per year. His other single Cool as ice also earned $1 million. Through various tours, movie appearances and TV appearances Ice can earn more than $1 million per year.

Vanilla Ice Personal Assets and Lifestyle: 

In the divorce filing, it mentioned Ice had liquid assets worth $3 million. Besides that he also had 15 properties, eight cars and a boat. The total value of his owned assets was around $5 million. Ice has a diversified real estate portfolio.

Ice put his home in Melbourne Beach, Florida on sale for $4.8 million in 2018. In 2004 Ice bought a home in Wellington, Florida for $716,000 in 2004. Later he transferred the home to his ex-wife. In the 90s he lived in a house in Star Island, Miami. Later he sold the 9,000 square feet house in 1997 for $2.7 million. The present price of the property is around $50 million.

Ice also has the car Ford Mustang 5.0 from the Ice Ice baby music video in his collection. The car has a value of $3 million.

Influence on their respective industry or society 

Ice’s music has influenced widely to transform and diversify hip hop. Besides that his music has widely influenced underground music. He has influenced Rick James, Funkadelic and Egyptian Lover for style of music funk and hip hop. Ice is one of the most iconic rappers. The rapper also had influence on Eminem.


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