Shareef Jackson – Ice Cube’s youngest son Biography

Who is Shareef Jackson?

Shareef Jackson is the youngest Ice Cube’s son with Kimberly Woodruff. Like his father and brothers, for Shareef Jackson, basketball is a passion. He was born on November 17, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, where most of his upbringing was.

Shareef Jackson’s presence in social media is virtually non-existent, and he has not made any major appearances or announcements despite being a part of such a famous family. Instead, he leads a quiet life.

Shareef Jackson Biography
Shareef Jackson Biography

Shareef Jackson Quick Facts

Full NameShareef Jackson
BirthdateNovember 17, 1995
Age28 years old
Sun SignScorpio
TraitsPositive: Bold, creative, and determined  
Negative: Jealous, cunning, and manipulative  
BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA
Currently residingLos Angeles, California, USA
ParentsO’Shea Jackson Sr. AKA Ice Cube (Father)
Kimberly Woodruff(Mother)
Grand ParentsHosea Jackson (Grandfather)
Doris Benjamin (Grandmother)  
SiblingsO’Shea Jackson Jr. (Brother)
Karima Jackson (Sister)
Deja Jackson (Sister)
Darrell Jackson (Brother)
Marital StatusSingle
Net Worth$160 million (USD)

Brief Synopsis on Shareef Jackson

  • Shareef Jackson is the son of Ice Cube, one of the most famous and successful rappers in the United States
  • His eldest brother, O’Shea Jackson, had portrayed the role of his father, Ice Cube, in the 2015 movie, Straight Outta Compton.
  • Shareef Jackson has twin sisters, Karima and Deja Jackson and two brothers
  • He is not active in social media at all

Shareef Jackson childhood

Shareef Jackson was born on November 17, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He had a comparatively normal childhood than his elder siblings. However, his parents had a unique parenting style.

Ice Cube has referred to himself as a “firm but fair” parent in interviews. Both he and Kimberly made sure to raise their children right. Shareef and his siblings were raised in the same house for many years to teach them humility and keep them grounded.

Childhood photo of Shareef Jackson
Childhood photo of Shareef Jackson

Shareef has reportedly graduated from a high school in California, the name of which has not been disclosed. He is an avid follower of basketball and professional wrestling.

Shareef Jackson Parents

O’Shea Jackson Sr./ Ice Cube (Shareef Jackson Father)

O’Shea Jackson Sr., who is known as Ice Cube, is the father of Shareef Jackson. On June 15, 1969, he was born in South Central Los Angeles, California. His star sign is Gemini. His mother Doris Benjamin was a custodian and hospital clerk, and his father, Hosea Jackson, was a UCLA groundskeeper.

The origin of his stage name, “Ice Cube,” is dark and wholesome at the same time. Ice Cube has given credit for his name to his elder brother, Clyde. When they were kids, Clyde had threatened to put his younger brother into the freezer until he became an ice cube.

Ice Cube
Ice Cube, Shareef Jackson’s father

Ice Cube is a rapper, actor, film producer, and writer. The singer is critically acclaimed for making political rap albums; his best works include Death certificate, The Predator, AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted, Lethal injection, War & Peace, Laugh Now Cry Later, to mention a few.

Ice Cube attended George Washinton Preparatory High School, Wiliam Howard Taft High School, and Phoenix Institute of Technology. He also has a diploma in architecture from the Phoenix Institute of Technology.

Ice Cube has been married to Kimberly Woodruff for more than 3 decades. Their marriage definitely proves that few Hollywood marriages have longevity in them. Yet, even after all these years, Kimberly and O’Shea enjoy their marriage like they were married yesterday, and they have managed to build a wonderful family together.

Kimberly Woodruff (Mother)

Kimberly Woodruff was born on September 23, 1970, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is a businesswoman and has amassed a net worth of $1 million (USD).

Kimberly Woodruff
Shareef Jackson’s mother, Kimberly Woodruff

The story of how Ice Cube met the love of his life is very cliché but in a fascinating way. Six months after their first meeting, Kimberly and O’Shea met again. Their first meet had also been eventful as Ice Cube asked her out, but Kim politely turned him down because, at that time, Kimberly was not single.

However, this status quo had been lifted in their second meeting, which nudged O’Shea to ask her out again. This time, Kimberly responded that O’Shea was hoping for, and the two of them started dating in 1988. They instantly hit it off, and their relationship blossomed.

After dating for about 2 years, they decided to advance their relationship a bit further. Ice Cube got engaged to Kimberly in 1991, and a year later, they tied the knot on April 26, 1992, in a private ceremony.

O’Shea Jackson credits his beautiful wife for his all life’s success and has expressed his gratitude towards her undying love and support on numerous occasions. In an interview, the rapper had mentioned that their marriage still carried the same passion and love that it did when they got married. Ice Cube claims that he gets butterflies when he sees her even now.

Being such a positive role model in the family, Kimberly ensured that her kids were taught respect and humility. As a result, her children are very well raised, and because of the positive outlook that Kimberly and Ice Cube had, they have raised a beautiful family together. They lead a simple life unscathed by the fiery drama that usually unfolds in most Hollywood families.

Click here for the full biography of Kimberly Woodruff.

Shareef Jackson Siblings

Karima Jackson family
Ice Cube with his wife and kids

O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Brother)

O’Shea Jackson Jr. is the most recognizable sibling of Shareef Jackson. Born on February 24, 1991, O’Shea Jackson Jr. is a Pisces. He has ridden his father’s coattails and has established himself to be a rapper and a mainstream Hollywood actor.

His most prominent role is in the movie Straight Outta Compton, where he played his father’s role, Ice Cube. It was his debut film. His other works include Den of Thieves, Just Mercy, and Godzilla: King of the Monsters.

O’Shea went to William Howard Taft High School located in Woodland Hills and graduated in 2009. He also has a degree in screenwriting at the University of Southern California.

O’Shea Jackson Jr. with his father Ice Cube
O’Shea Jackson Jr. with his father Ice Cube

He has a child with his ex-girlfriend Jackie Garia, named Jordan Reign Jackson. O’Shea Jackson Jr. flamboyantly boasts about his nerdy side on his social media. He is very passionate about basketball, pop culture, and professional wrestling.

Karima Jackson (Sister)

Karima Jackson is the older sister of Shareef Jackson. She is a well-educated woman, having acquired a degree in Sociology from Rutger’s University-New Brunswick. She also has a master’s degree in child advocacy from Montclair State University.

Karima is very passionate about the welfare of children and society in general. She is striving forward relentlessly to make a difference as the organization’s owner, Organize Change Inc.

Simultaneously, she is also working to attain a Ph.D. In Child advocacy in Rutgers-Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration.

For a full biography of Karima Jackson, click here.

Deja Jackson

Deja Jackson is the older sister of Shareef Jackson, born to Ice Cube and Kimberly Woodruff on February 17, 1994. She is the twin sister of Karima Jackson, who is just a few minutes younger.

Unlike her other siblings, she leads a very private life, and very little information is available about her. However, it is known that she played basketball in high school, and she is very passionate about the sport.

Darrell Jackson (Brother)

Darrell Jackson is the older brother of Shareef Jackson, born to Ice Cube and Kimberly Woodruff in December 1992. He has also indulged in the rapping industry like his father and brother, O’Shea Jackson Jr.

Shareef's older brother, Darrell Jackson
Shareef’s older brother, Darrell Jackson

His rap name is Doughboy, and he has even collaborated with his father, Ice Cube, and brother, O’Shea Jackson Jr., in the song, “Ya’ll Know How I Am.”

He is active on social media, and he is quite popular. He is working very hard to make his name renowned in music.

Shareef Jackson Net Worth

What Shareef does for a living hasn’t been disclosed. So it is up to mere guesswork how much he is worth. However, there is every reason to believe that Shareef enjoys a fair share of his father’s massive net worth of $160,000 (USD).

Frequently Asked Question of Shareef Jackson

Is Ice Cube’s son, Shareef Jackson, a professor?

No, he is not. However, Ice Cube’s son, Shareef, may be confused with another Shareef Jackson, who is a STEM tutor, gaming consultant, and professor. His social media can be accessed here.

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