Who is O’shea Jackson Jr.?
O’shea Jackson Jr. is a 31-year-old American actor and rapper and eldest son of American rapper Ice cube. He is also known by his stage name OMG.
In this article we will be discussing “O’shea Jackson Jr.” age, biography, net worth, girlfriend, height and other pertinent facts about him. But before we proceed let’s have a look at his profile summary below.
|Birth Name||O’shea Jackson Jr.|
|Age||31 years old|
|Birth Date||February 24, 1991|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, CA|
|Profession||Actor and Rapper|
|Parents||Father: O’shea Jackson Sr|
Mother: Kimberly Woodruff
|Daughter||Jordan Reign Jackson|
|Net Worth||$3 million|
O’shea Jackson Jr. Biography
O’shea Jackson Jr. was born on February 24, 1991 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is an American rapper and actor born to American rapper Ice cube and mother Kimberly Woodruff he is also the brother of Darrell Jackson, Shareef Jackson, Deja Jackson, Karima Jackson and grandson of Hosea Jackson and Doris Benjamin.
O’shea holds an American nationality and his ethnicity is African-American.
Talking about his age, he celebrates is birthday every year on February 24. As of 2022, he is 31 years old.
Jackson graduated in 2009 from William Howard Taft High School in Woodland Hills, California. His father was a Taft High School student as well. Jackson completed his screenplay degree at the University of Southern California.
It was revealed in June 2014 that O’shea Jackson Jr. was chosen to play Ice Cube, in the “N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton”. On August 14, 2015, the movie was released to favorable reviews.
In an interview Ice Cube described “The physical similarity between his son O’shea and him, as spot-on. He was destined to take on the role,” He disclosed in October 2014 to Jimmy Kimmel.
In the 2017 movie “Ingrid Goes West”, O’shea played Dan Pinto, the Batman-obsessed aspiring novelist, landlord, and love interest of Aubrey Plaza’s character Ingrid Thorburn. Many critics praised Jackson for his scene-stealing skills, including the Los Angeles Times, Vulture, and Collider.
In the movie “Den of Thieves”, which also starred 50 Cent and Gerard Butler, Jackson played the lead role.
In May 2019, O’shea played Lance, in the romantic comedy Long Shot, alongside Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen. He played Barnes, the head of the G-Team, a special armed forces unit that specializes in titan confrontations, in the film “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”.
Jackson co-starred in the drama “Just Mercy” in 2019 alongside Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson. He played Anthony Ray Hinton, a man who was falsely convicted of murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Jackson will appear in the Quibi comic series The Now alongside Dave Franco. Release information is still pending.
Jackson portrays Ike Edwards, a previous rising star who tries to lead a youthful, competitive basketball team, in the 2021 basketball drama “Swagger”. The On Apple TV+, the show debuted on October 29, 2021.
In the 2022,Disney+ Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi, he played Kawlan Roken.
In 2010, the tracks “She Couldn’t Make It On Her Own” and “Y’all Know How I Am” from their father’s album “I Am the West” featured O’shea and his brother Darrell.
Jackson posted his debut mixtape, “Jackin’ for Beats”, online in March 2012 as OMG. Vibe’s Jazmine Gray said, “True to its name, the hip-hop newcomer raps over the beats of some of the most well-known songs of the year with his own rhymes. The son of a hip-hop legend has a good start on the 10-track tape.”
Jackson stated in a XXL Magazine interview that “Some say I have an OMG voice. Nobody has ever attempted to compare or rank me with other artists.”
In the 2015 music video for Pia Mia’s song “Touch,” Jackson made an appearance. He also made an appearance in “Out of Love” music video by the American hip-hop group Twenty88 for the release of their debut extended play of the same name.
In an episode of “Drunk History” from February 6, 2018, Jackson portrayed the legendary hip-hop artist Kool Herc. Jackson makes a cameo on the first episode of WWE Smackdown on Fox on October 4, 2019.
O’shea and Jackie Garcia, his ex-girlfriend, had a daughter, Jordan Reign Jackson, in August 2017.
For now, we can’t ascertain his current relationship status.
Height & Weight Measurement
This American rapper and actor has a height measurement standing at 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 80 kilograms
O’shea Jackson Jr. has amassed some wealth as a result of his reputation for having versatile acting and rapping abilities. The estimated value of this American actor is $3 million dollars.