The iconic Robert Van Winkle – aka Vanilla Ice – exploded on the rap/pop music scene in 1990, selling 10 million albums in four months and hitting number one on the Billboard charts with the number one single "Ice Ice Baby" and number one album positions. His worldwide album sales are over 20 million, and individual songs total over 160 million, and are still selling.
Vanilla Ice won two MTV Awards, a People's Choice Award and was nominated for a Grammy. He has starred or appeared in the movies Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze, Cool As Ice, The Helix Loaded, The New Guy, The Bros, Big Money Hustlas, That's My Boy and Ridiculous Six, with Adam Sandler. His TV credits include Celebrity Boxing, Hollywood Squares, The Farm - U.K., Surreal Life, Celebrity Bull Riding, Dancing On Ice 6, Canada Sings, and the DIY shows The Vanilla Ice Project, Ice My House, and Vanilla Ice Goes Amish. Vanilla Ice is working on season seven of The Vanilla Ice Project, airing early 2017. He performed pantomime live on stage as Captain Hook in Peter Pan in the U.K., as well as doing a 20-city "Dancing on Ice" skating tour.
Vanilla Ice has had great success in real estate and has launched VanillaIceRealEstate.com, with mentoring courses in real estate investments, as well as upcoming live seminars around the U.S. His current TV show, The Vanilla Ice Project, on DIY won The Factual Award for the Best Home TV Show.
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