Doris Benjamin

by doveclove Wed Mar 10 2021 Updated On Mon Dec 19 2022
Doris Benjamin

Doris Benjamin is the mother of the rapper mainly known by his stage name Ice Cube

Doris Benjamin with her son Ice Cube.
Doris Benjamin with her son Ice Cube. Source: Pinterest 

Early Life and Death of a daughter:

Doris Benjamin is from Baldwin Hills, South Central Los Angeles. She was a hospital clerk and custodian. 

She got married to a man named Hosea Jackson, who was a machinist. He also worked as a groundkeeper at The University of California, Los Angeles. 

Doris Benjamin son Ice Cube and husband.
Doris Benjamin son Ice Cube and husband. Source: Pinterest

There were four children in the family, three sons and a daughter. The famous Ice Cube is the youngest out of four children. 

However, his sister Beverly is no more. Her husband murdered her at the very young age of 22

After Beverly was shot, her husband shot himself too. They both died a tragic death. Ice Cube was only 12 years old when he had to witness this all.  

Doris Benjamin with her son Ice Cube at Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Doris Benjamin with her son Ice Cube at Hollywood Walk of Fame. Source: Pinterest

Career and achievements of Famous son:

Ice Cube, whose real name is O’Shea Jackson started rapping from a very young age. 

He began writing songs when he was in ninth grade. His friend from school challenged him to write a rap song during the typewriting class.  

He formed a gangsta rap group called N.W.A. this rap group also had the two most famous rappers of all time, Dr.Dre and Eazy-E.

N.W.A rap group wrote songs about violence, police brutality towards innocent citizens. Their group used to get into lots of controversies. 

He left the gangsta rap group later due to monetary dispute among the team members.

After leaving the rap group, he started his solo career. 

He released two solo albums called AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted in 1990 and Death Certificate in 1991

His both albums were criticized a lot then. Besides his rap career, he is also into acting. 

His first acting debut was in 1991 where he played a character named Doughboy in the movie Boyz n the Hood.

After this, he started co-writing and appearing in several movies such as Friday, Trespass the Friday’s Club, Rampart, Fist Fight, Three Kings

He was also the executive producer of these movies. 

He has been nominated and awarded with several awards, not only for his music but also for movies. 

He has won Blockbuster Entertainment Award on the category Favorite action team for the film Three kings in 2000, MECCA Movie Award on the acting category in 2002

Proud Mother:

Doris says she is proud of his son’s achievement. She also added that he was dedicated since he was a small kid.

Ice also thanked his mother during his speech at the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He thanks his mother as the woman who, regardless, supported him throughout his life. 

He also stated that she kept him off the streets. 

A Grandmother:

Doris is a grandmother too and has four grandchildren. O’Shea Jackson Jr and Darrell Jackson are her two grandsons. 

Karema Jackson and Deja Jackson are her two granddaughters. They are four children of Ice Cube and his wife, Kimberly Woodruff

Net Worth and Earnings:

Doris Benjamin is a normal woman, so her net worth and earnings have not been revealed. 

But the average earnings of a hospital clerk of America are $45000 based on five salaries, and the average earning of a custodian is $27000

The net worth of her son is given below:

Net WorthSources: 
160 million dollarsRapper, songwriter, actor, producer

Age, height, weight:

  1. Doris’s age, height, and weight have not been revealed.
  2. She used to work as a hospital clerk and custodian.
  3. Her nationality is American.

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