• Karima Jackson is a philanthropist and daughter of American rapper and actor Ice Cube
• She holds a Bachelor’s degree in sociology from Rutgers University and a Master’s degree in child advocacy from Montclair State University
• She has her own philanthropic center called Organize Change, Inc. and is in a relationship with Horatio Joines
• Karima loves to travel and has two pet dogs
• Ice Cube has been in close to 100 movies and TV series and his net worth is over $160 million
Who is Karima Jackson?
Karima was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 17 February 1994 – her zodiac sign is Aquarius, and she holds American nationality. She’s a philanthropist, while she’s perhaps known best for being a daughter of Ice Cube, a famous American rapper and actor.
Early life and education
Karima was raised in Los Angeles alongside her brothers Darrell Jackson, O’Shea Jackson Jr. and Shareef, and sister Deja, by their father and their mother Kimberly Woodruff.
Karima grew up being focused on her education, and knew that she would one day become a philanthropist after having attended a couple of fundraising events with her father.
She was interested in a couple of activities while attending a local high school, including creative writing and acting with the school’s drama club, and upon matriculating in 2012, she enrolled at Rutgers University – New Brunswick, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in sociology in 2016. Karima continued her education at Montclair State University, graduating with a Master’s degree in child advocacy in 2018.
Karima has worked with various charity organizations since she completed her high school education, and has recently launched her own philanthropic center – Organize Change, Inc.
Love life and boyfriend
Karima prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but it’s still widely known that she’s today in a relationship with Horatio Joines.
Horatio also prefers to stay away from the media’s attention, however, it’s known that he’s also a philanthropist, and is today employed at Karima’s company. There are rumors circulating the internet claiming that the two have recently become engaged; the rumors started after a fan claimed to have seen an engagement ring in one of Karima’s Instagram pictures, however, the picture has since been removed from the network.
Neither Karima nor Horatio have mentioned any other people whom they have perhaps been with, so as of May 2022, Karima’s in a relationship with Horatio Joines, hasn’t married, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Karima’s quite active on Instagram and has uploaded over 100 pictures onto the network, most of which have been taken during her everyday life; as she only allows the people whom she knows in real life to become her followers, so by only about 150 people.
She’s into travelling, and being a philanthropist has taken her to various US states, as well as to a couple of African and European countries; her dream travel destination seems to be Italy.
Karima’s also a lover of animals and has two pet dogs, while she’s donated money to a couple of animal shelters.
She likes to watch movies in her spare time – her favorite actor and actress are Leonardo DiCaprio and Angelina Jolie, while a couple of her favorite films include “Inception”, “Girl, Interrupted” and “Wanted”.
Age, height and net worth
Karima’s age is 28. She has long black hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 155lbs (70kgs).
As of May 2022, her net worth has been estimated at more than $100,000, while her father Ice Cube’s net worth stands at over $160 million.
Who is her father Ice Cube?
O’Shea Jackson Sr. was born in Los Angeles, on 15 June 1969 – his zodiac sign is Gemini, and he holds American nationality. He’s appeared in close to 100 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps still known best for his portrayal of the lead character Craig Jones in the 1995 comedy movie “Friday”, directed by F. Gary Gray, and which also starred Chris Tucker and Nia Long. It follows Craig and Smokey who have less than 24 hours to find $200 which they owe to a local bully; the movie won one of the six awards for which it was nominated.
Ice Cube was raised in Los Angeles alongside his older brother, by their father Hosea Jackson who was a machinist, and their mother Doris who was a custodian and hospital clerk; Ice Cube also had a half-sister, who was killed when he was 12 years old.
He was 14 and attending George Washington Preparatory High School when he started rapping for his friends; he chose ‘Ice Cube’ as his professional name, because his brother had occasionally threatened to put him into a freezer and pull him out when he was an ice cube. He went on to study at William Howard Taft High School, and upon matriculating in 1987, enrolled at Phoenix Institute of Technology, from which he graduated with an Associate’s degree in architectural drafting.
He was 16 years old when co-founded of the rap trio C. I. A., however, he soon joined the hip hop group N. W. A., and they released their debut album “Straight Outta Compton” in 1988; because of financial disagreements with his colleagues, Ice Cube quit N. W. A. in 1990.
He then formed the record label Street Knowledge in 1990, and after the rap group Public Enemy was signed to it, one of its members introduced Ice Cube to the Nation of Islam, and he subsequently converted. He married Karima’s mother Kimberly, on 26 April 1992.
His debut solo album was released on 16 May 1990, entitled “AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted”, and while the album became a huge hit, Ice Cube was accused of racism and misogyny. The following year saw the release of his second album “Death Certificate”, and his third album “The Predator” came out in November 1992. A couple of his following notable works have been his albums “Lethal Injection” released in 1993, “War & Peace Vol. 1 (The War Disc)” released in November 1998, and “Laugh Now, Cry Later”, which came out in 2006. His tenth and most recent album “Everythang’s Corrupt” was released in 2018.
He launched his acting career in 1991, when cast to play the supporting character Doughboy in the critically acclaimed crime movie “Boyz n the Hood”, written and directed by John Singleton, and which starred Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne and Hudhail Al-Amir. It follows the lives of three young men from Los Angeles, and the movie won 12 of the 37 awards for which it was nominated, including two Oscar nominations for Best Director and Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen. A couple of Ice Cube’s other notable performances in the ‘90s were in the 1992 action thriller movie “Trespass”, the 1994 crime film “The Glass Shield”, and the 1997 action adventure horror movie “Anaconda”.
What marked the 2000s for him was his portrayal of the lead character Darius Stone – aka XXX – in the 2005 action crime adventure movie “xXx: State of the Union”, directed by Lee Tamahori, and which also starred Samuel L. Jackson and Willem Dafoe. It follows a new secret agent who has been sent to Washington, D. C. to prevent the assassination of the US President – the movie was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice Rap Artist in a Movie (Ice Cube).
A couple of Ice Cube’s most recent roles have been in the 2017 short sports film “I Am Boxing”, the 2020 romantic musical movie “The High Note”, and the 2022 drama film “The DOC”.