Ice Spice Biography, Net Worth, Age, Real Name & Career

Ice Spice Biography, Net Worth, Age, Real Name & Career

Isis Naija Gaston, popularly known as Ice Spice, was born on January 1, 2000. She is an American rapper and songwriter who rose to fame in 2022 with her viral songs and collaborations. She is known for her relaxed rapping style and catchy hooks. She has been honored with awards and recognition for her music and style.

Ice Spice Biography

Ice Spice Biography, Net Worth, Age, Real Name & Career

Full Name Isis Naija Gaston
Nickname Ice Spice
Date of Birth January 1, 2000
Place of Birth Bronx, New York City
Occupation Rapper | Songwriter
Years active 2021–present
Net Worth $1 million
Social Media Handles
  • Instagram: @icespice
  • Twitter: @icespicee_
  • TikTok: @icespicee
  • YouTube: Ice Spice
  • Spotify: Ice Spice
  • Apple Music: Ice Spice

Early Life and Education

Ice Spice was born on January 1, 2000, in the Bronx, New York City. She is the oldest of five siblings. Her father, Joseph Gaston, was an underground rapper of African-American descent, while her mother, Charina Almanzar, was a car dealer of Dominican origin. Her parents divorced when she was two years old, and she spent most of her childhood with her grandparents and cousins. She developed a passion for hip hop at a young age, influenced by artists like Lil’ KimNicki Minaj, Jay-Z50 Cent, and Wu-Tang Clan. Ice Spice wrote poetry and freestyle raps from elementary school to high school. She attended Sacred Heart High School, a Catholic high school in Yonkers. She chose Ice Spice as her stage name when she was a freshman in high school.

Career

Ice Spice began her career in 2021 after meeting American record producer RiotUSA while studying at college. He helped her record and release her first song, “Munch (Feelin’ U)”, which became a viral hit on TikTok. She followed it with “Bikini Bottom” and “In Ha Mood”, leading up to her debut EP, Like…? (2023). She achieved her first entry on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart with the Lil Tjay collaboration “Gangsta Boo”. Ice Spice rose to prominence with the collaborations “Boy’s a Liar Pt. 2” (with PinkPantheress), “Princess Diana” (with Nicki Minaj),Karma” (with Taylor Swift), and “Barbie World” (with Nicki Minaj and Aqua), all of which reached the top 10 of the Hot 100, making her the first artist to garner four Hot 100 top-10 singles in 2023. Music journalists have noted Ice Spice’s relaxed rapping style. In 2023, Time described her as a “breakout star”. Publications such as The New York Times and Billboard have dubbed her “rap’s new princess”.

Personal Life

Ice Spice is very private about her personal life and does not reveal much about her relationships. She has been linked to several celebrities, such as Drake, Lil Nas X, and Doja Cat, but none of them have been confirmed. She is a fan of anime and cartoons and often references them in her songs and videos. Also, she is a fashion icon and has been praised for her colorful and eclectic outfits. She is a Christian and has a tattoo of a cross on her left arm.

Discography

She has released one EP and several singles so far. Her discography includes:

  • Like…? (EP, 2023)
  • Munch (Feelin’ U) (single, 2022)
  • Bikini Bottom (single, 2022)
  • In Ha Mood (single, 2022)
  • Gangsta Boo (feat. Lil Tjay) (single, 2022)
  • Boy’s a Liar Pt. 2 (feat. PinkPantheress) (single, 2023)
  • Princess Diana (feat. Nicki Minaj) (single, 2023)
  • Karma (feat. Taylor Swift) (single, 2023)
  • Barbie World (feat. Nicki Minaj and Aqua) (single, 2023)

Awards and Nominations

Ice Spice has won several awards and nominations for her music and style. Some of them are:

  • MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist (2023, won)
  • Impact Award from the BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards (2023, won)
  • BET Hip Hop Award for Best New Hip Hop Artist (2023, nominated)
  • Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance (2023, nominated for “Princess Diana”)
  • Grammy Award for Best New Artist (2023, nominated)
  • Billboard Music Award for Top New Artist (2023, nominated)
  • Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Female Artist (2023, nominated)

Net Worth

Ice Spice has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2023. She earns money from her music sales, streams, tours, endorsements, and merchandise. She has signed a deal with 10K ProjectsCapitol, and Polydor Records. Ice Spice also has a clothing line called Ice Spice World, which sells apparel and accessories inspired by her songs and style.

Social Media Handles

Ice Spice is active on various social media platforms, where she has millions of followers and fans. Her social media handles are:

  • Instagram: @icespice
  • Twitter: @icespicee_
  • TikTok: @icespicee
  • YouTube: Ice Spice
  • Spotify: Ice Spice
  • Apple Music: Ice Spice

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