Who is Ice Cube’s Wife Kimberly Woodruff? Her Marriage, Children, Early Life and More

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Kimberly Woodruff is the wife of the famous rapper, filmmaker, and actor, Ice Cube. Ice Cube, born O’Shea Jackson Sr., has been active in his profession for nearly three decades. Besides, he has also been active in filmmaking and acting since the early 1990s. As a matter of fact, Ice Cube was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of N.W.A. in 2016.

With the immense popularity of her husband, Kimberly Woodruff also makes her presence on the media time and again. Kim has always been a supportive wife and has acted as the matriarch of the family, taking care of their four children and carving out the smooth path for her husband’s career. But, what about Kim’s profession? What did she do before meeting the rapper? Is Ice Cube the only person she has been with?

Well, there are a lot of questions to be answered about Kimberly Woodruff’s personal and professional life. So, here we have brought a detailed article covering all aspects of Kim’s life. Let’s dive in.

Kimberly Woodruff Early Life, Parents, and Age

As we mentioned earlier, Kimberly Woodruff has been married to rapper and filmmaker Ice Cube for over two and a half decades. But, she is never fascinated by the limelight. She has always maintained her privacy, so there is little to no information about her early life details.

Kimberly Woodruff is the wife of famous rapper and actor, Ice Cube
Kimberly Woodruff is the wife of famous rapper and actor, Ice Cube

Talking about her birthday, Kim was born on September 23, 1970, in California, the United States. Her age is [calculate_age birthdate=”1970-23-09″] as of [write_year].

Kimberly is American by nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnicity. Meanwhile, her early life details like her parents, education, and siblings are not known as of yet.

Kimberly Woodruff and Ice Cube’s Married Life

Well, we see several failed celebrity marriages every year. But there are few celebrities who have been leading a happily married life for years. And one of them is rapper Ice Cube and Kimberly Woodruff’s marriage. Kim and the rapper have been married for nearly three decades and their conjugal life has only gotten better over the years.

Kim Was in College When she Had Her First Encounter with Ice Cube

Kimberly and Ice Cube first came across each other while she was in college. As reported, the 52-year-old rapper was smitten by Kim’s beauty and he had even approached her for a date. But, she seemed uninterested because she was with someone else at the time. During a recent (September 2021) sitdown with journalist Graham Bensinger, he first met his now-wife.

There the rapper revealed that back in 1989, he saw Kim while she was coming down the escalator and he immediately had that feeling “she could be the woman.” He added that they ended up in the same store where he approached her but she turned him down.

Around six months later, the now husband and wife crossed their path again. Ice said that they both remembered each other and luckily Kim was single at the time and they had not been apart from the day. As a matter of fact, Ice remembered the day was August 5, 1989.

Kim and Her Rapper Husband Dated for Four Years Before Tying the Knot

Kimberly and Ice Cube got along well. Their romance-filled dating life continued for more than two years before the rapper finally proposed to Kim. They became engaged in 1991. Ice popped the question to his then-girlfriend off the style. He said he wanted to propose to Kim but also her birthday was approaching. So he bought her a BMW and put the engagement ring on the seat, so when she came out for the car, it was a moment of joy.

Kimberly Woodruff and Ice Cube
Kimberly Woodruff and Ice Cube are together since 1989

“But when she saw the ring it just went to another level,” added Ice Cube. Obviously, Kim said a “Yes” and after around a year, they got married on April 26, 1992.

Kimberly Woodruff Children – She is the Mother of Four

The husband-and-wife of nearly thirty years, Kimberly and Ice Cube have four children together. They had already become parents of a son, O’Shea Jackson Jr. whom they welcomed on February 24, 1991.

Kim and her husband with their four kids
Kimberly with her husband Ice Cube and their four children

In 1992, the year Kimberly and Ice Cube started their journey as husband and wife, the pair gave birth to their second child, Darryl Jackson on December 29, 1992. Kimberly gave birth to the pair’s third child, Karima Jakson on February 17, 1994, and their fifth child, Shareef Jackson was born on November 17, 1995.

Who is Deja Jackson? Is She Kimberly’s Daughter with Ice Cube

Well, we’ve always been hearing about Kimberly and Ice Cube having four children together. However, there has been news that Kim and her husband Ice Cube also have a daughter named Deja Jackson. In the meantime, the detail seems to be completely untrue that Kim is the mother of Deja Jackson.

While most of the online sites and tabloids have mentioned Kim is a mother of four, sites like The Famous People have referred to Deja as Kim’s daughter. Not only that, the site mentioned Deja is the twin sister of Kim’s daughter Karima Jackson. But here we can confirm that Deja is not the daughter of Kimberly Woodruff and Ice Cube.

Her Son is an Actor and Rapper Like His Father

Kim and her hubby, Ice Cube kept their children under the media radar for entire their childhood. Nevertheless, her firstborn son, Oshea Jackson Jr. has followed in his father’s footsteps. He is an actor cum rapper who is also known as OMG.

OMG is very popular for portraying his father, Ice Cube in Straight Outta Compton a biographical film about N.W.A. Later, in 2017, Jackson appeared as Dan Pinto in Ingrid Goes West.

Kimberly Woodruff's firstborn son O'Shea Jackson Jr.
Kim’s son, O’Shea Jr. is a rapper and actor like his father

Besides acting, OMG has also been active as a rapper. He and his brother, Darryl were featured on the songs She Couldn’t Make It On Her Own and Y’all Know How I Am from their father’s album, I Am the West.

Kimberly Woodruff Husband, Ice Cube’s Net Worth-He is a Multimillionaire

Since Kimberly has not been working for a long time now, it wouldn’t be an underestimate that she doesn’t have a significant net worth. But as a caring wife, Kim has always helped her husband, Ice Cube rake the immense fortune from his career in music, films, and acting. As of [write_year], Ice Cube has a staggering net worth of $160 million.

Kimberly and her husband, Ice Cube's California house
Kimberly and her husband, Ice Cube’s house in Marina del Rey, California

Besides, Ice Cube also has some famous properties under his name. One of them he purchased back in May 2016 from another famous person, actor, and martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme. The 2011-built house sits on 7,575 features 6 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms. As reported, Ice bought the property for a decent $7.25 million.