Tracy Lauren Marrow is an American rapper, actor, songwriter, and producer popularly known as Ice-T. He began his career in the early 80s’ and was later signed to Sire Records. He founded his record label, Rhyme Syndicate Records. He has released many albums throughout his career. He also has many films in which he has taken part which led to winning a lot of awards.
Well, how well do you know about Ice-T? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Ice-T’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Ice-T to date.
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Biography and Early Life
Ice-T was born on 16 February 1958 in Newark, New Jersey. He was born as the only son of Solomon and Alice Marrow. His father worked as a Conveyer belt mechanic. His family relocated to Summit, New Jersey when he was a child. There was a lot of racism against black people but Marrow has light skin thus was lucky.
Unfortunately, Marrow’s mother died from a heart attack when he was in the third grade. His father raised him single-handed but also died when Marrow was thirteen years. After his father’s death, he briefly stayed with a nearby aunt, but later moved to View Park-Windsor to another aunt of his. His interest in music began while here as his cousin, Earl, who was A rock music fan MADE HIM LOVE HEAVY METAL MUSIC.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Ice-T in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ice-T’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 16 February 1958. Though, he is 5′ 11″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 200 lbs in Pound and 90 kg in Kilograms.
Marrow attended Palms Junior High which was mostly comprised of white students but also had few black students. He later attended Crenshaw High School but this has the highest percentage of black students. Marrow never smokes tobacco nor drink alcohol like his friends so most of the time kept off his friend company. This gave him time to read novels and recite them especially Iceberg Slim novels. He would then recite to his friends who gave him the nickname, Ice T.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Marrow has had several relationships before finally settling down with his wife. During his high school days, he together with his then-girlfriend, Adrienne, welcomed their daughter, Le Tesha Marrow. He met his second girlfriend, Darlene Qrtiz, in 1984 and had a son with her, Tracy Marrow Jr., in 1991. In January 2002, he married Nicole Austin nicknamed Coco Marie who is a swimsuit model. They welcomed their daughter, Chanel in 2015.
Marrow has some disputes with LL Cool J in the late 80’s and early 90’s. in August 2012, Marrow clarified saying their disputes were never serious. In June 2008, Ice T had another dispute with Soulja Boy after calling his song garbage.
Is Ice T Gay?
Ice T is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual. He is a married man and has three children, one with his wife and two from his previous girlfriends. They are happily living with his wife without fighting nor planning to divorce.
Marrow began his career as a DJ. This was after leaving the army in 1980 as he had sworn never to involve himself with gang life and violence. He adopted Iceberg Slim as his stage name and would DJ at parties thus gained more recognition. After a while, together with his two friends, they robbed a jewelry store by pretending to be customers to gain access. His friends were jailed and one of them, Sean, took the blame and served a two-year jail term. Later, Ice-T was involved in an accident and hospitalized and after he was discharged, he decided to leave the criminal life and pursue a rapping career.
He recorded his first single, Cold Wind Madness in 1982 with the help of Willie Strong. This was followed by Killers in 1984 and Reckless Rivalry. Another of his songs is Six in the Morning in 1986. Ice T had a deal with Sire Records and released Rhyme Pays in 1987. In 1991, he released his album, O.G. Original Gangster, when he also co-founded Body Count band. He was involved in a controversy over his Cop Killer track. Ice T has continued with his music career to date.
Apart from his music career, he is also into acting and has played roles in films like Breakin’, and Breakin’ 2. Also Surviving the Game and several other TV roles. Since 2018, he has been hosting, In Ice Cold Blood, which is a crime documentary.
Ice T has received a lot of awards and nominations from his career. He has won one Grammy Award and two Image Awards. He has a list of nominations from different groups.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ice-T in 2021
As of 2021, Ice-T has an estimated net worth of $70 million. He has acquired most of his wealth from his music career. Apart from music, he is also an actor which has helped him earn extra money. He is also an author which has also played a great role in generating part of his income.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Ice- T was mistakenly arrested in July 2010, but the charges have dropped a month later as there had been an error.
- He served in the United States Army for two years, from October 1977 to December 1979.
Ice T has come a long way before he reached his success. His parents died while he was young and has struggled by himself all this long. It has taken courage and hard work to be successful. Although he got himself with criminal activities, he joined the army where he learned discipline and changed his ways.
Facts of Tracy Lauren Marrow
- Gender Male
- full nameTracy Lauren Marrow
- birthplaceNewark, New Jersey
- Date of Birth February 16, 1958
- Age 64 years 3 months
- Horoscope Aquarius
- Lucky Number 5
- Lucky Stone Amethyst
- Lucky Color Turquoise
- Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
- religionNot known
- net worth$70 million
- professionRapper, actor, songwriter, producer
- weightIn Kilograms – 90 Kg, In Pounds – 200 lbs
- heightIn Centimetres – 180 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 11″
- hair colorBlack
- eye colorDark brown
- high schoolCrenshaw High School