Vanilla Ice Net Worth and Occupation

Profile Summary

Name Vanilla Ice
Born October 31, 1967
Age54 years old
Nationality American
Occupation Professional Rapper
Net Worth $12 Million

What is Vanilla Ice’s net worth?

As of July 2022, Vanilla Ice’s net worth is estimated to be $12 Million.

Vanilla Ice is a Dallas-born American actor, rapper, and television host named Robert Matthew Van Winkle. In 1989, Ice released his debut album, “Hooked,” which became an instant sensation.

Vanilla Ice Net Worth and Occupation

Later, Ice entered into a recording deal with SBK Records, a division of the EMI Group. His tune “Ice Ice Baby” from 1990 was the first hip-hop song to reach number one on the Billboard charts.


Early Years

On October 31, 1967, Robert Matthew Van Winkle was born in Dallas. He has never met his biological father, and his mother gave him the family name.

Hip-hop had an early impact on Vanilla Ice, who said of it: “I love poetry, therefore it’s a really huge passion of mine. That entire movement really had a big impact on me and changed me.

Vanilla Ice Net Worth and Occupation


In order to launch his career, Vanilla Ice founded the breakdancing group “The Vanilla Ice Posse.” Later, he was requested to do frequent performances in a South Dallas nightclub. On his appearances, Ice was joined by the DJs D-Shay and Earthquake.

Later, when the club’s owner saw Ice’s potential, he gave him a contract in 1987.

His debut album included the tune “Ice Ice Baby,” which was a tremendous hit and resulted in his kid having a sizable fan base. The song also has a music video, which several television networks aired.

Vanilla Ice Net Worth and Occupation

His debut album’s quick popularity led to a deal with SBK Records, where the song “Hooked” was remixed.

In 1990, Vanilla Ice released another album with new songs on it, named “To the Extreme.” In 1991, Ice released his debut live album, “Extremely Live,” which reached its highest position on the Billboard 200 at No. 30.

Vanilla Ice Net Worth and Occupation

Vanilla Ice traveled and had performances all over the world in 1992. In 1994, his subsequent album, “Min Blowin,” was published.

His fame had already started to decline at this point, and the album’s sales and critical reception weren’t great either. The singer was upset by his waning career and grew more and more addicted on drugs.

Later, he made the decision to put his other interests, such as motocross and jet skiing, before his music career. In 1998, Vanilla Ice made a comeback with his new album, “Hard to swallow.” Ice made every effort to duplicate his prior achievement, but he was unable.

Vanilla Ice’s net worth was $12 Million as of July 2022.

Favorite Quotes from Vanilla Ice

Best Vanilla Ice Quotes 1

“One thing I didn’t understand in life was that I had $100,000,000 in the bank and I couldn’t buy happiness. I had everything: mansions, yachts, Ferraris, Lamborghinis, but I was depressed. I didn’t know where I fitted in. But then I found family and friends and I learned the value of life.” – Vanilla Ice

Best Vanilla Ice Quotes 2

“Listen, if you don’t talk the big game, you never get anywhere. If you don’t think big, you don’t get big. Some people call it egotistical, some people call it high hopes, some people call it confidence. It’s all in how you want to dissect it.” Vanilla Ice

Best Vanilla Ice Quotes 3

“When ‘Ice Ice Baby’ was selling a million records a day, I bought several properties: a home next to Michael J. Fox in L.A., a palace in Miami and a mountain cabin in Utah. Then, a few years later, I took a break from touring, saw that my properties had cobwebs, so I sold them, and – to my surprise – I made a huge profit!”Vanilla Ice

Best Vanilla Ice Quotes 4

“This was totally influenced by me and the direction that I am writing about and the stuff that I am writing about. There is just no way that you can be as intense as what I have been through in my life over a drum beat machine, sample, or loop; it’s just not going to happen.” Vanilla Ice

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