Musician and Actor
Born Feb 16, 1958
Age 57
Hometown Newark, New Jersey
Genres Hardcore punk + G...
Instruments Roland TR-808 + S...
Performed With Jones, Quincy + I...
Record Label Rhyme Syndicate
Other Names Tracy Marrow

Tracy Marrow, better known by his stage name Ice-T, is an American rapper and actor. He was born in Newark, New Jersey, and moved to the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles when he was in the 7th grade. After graduating from high school, he served in the United States Army for four years.… Read More

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1958 Birth Born on February 16, 1958.


1975 17 Years Old In 1975, at the age of 17, Marrow began receiving the Social Security benefits resulting from the death of his father and used the money to rent an apartment for $90 a month. … Read More


1982 24 Years Old In 1982, Ice-T met producer William Strong from Saturn Records, who recorded his first single, "Cold Wind Madness", also known as "The Coldest Rap", which became an underground success, becoming popular even though radio stations did not play it due to the song's hardcore lyrics. … Read More
1984 26 Years Old …  Later in 1984, while filming Breakin', he met Darlene Ortiz, who had been at the club in which the film was being shot, and the two began a relationship; Ortiz was featured on the covers of Rhyme Pays and Power. He and Ortiz had a son, Ice Tracy Marrow, in 1992. Ice-T married swimsuit model Nicole "Coco Marie" Austin. In celebration of their 10th wedding anniversary, the couple renewed their wedding vows on June 4, 2011. … Read More
1986 28 Years Old The single was released in 1986, and he learned that "6 in the Mornin'" was more popular in clubs than its A-side, leading Ice-T to rap about Los Angeles gang life, which he described more explicitly than any previous rapper. … Read More
1987 29 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He began his career as a rapper in the 1980s and was signed to Sire Records in 1987, when he released his debut album Rhyme Pays, the first hip-hop album to carry an explicit content sticker. … Read More


1988 30 Years Old His next album Power was released in 1988, under his own label Rhyme Syndicate, and it was a more assured and impressive record, earning him strong reviews and his second gold record. … Read More
In 1991, he released his album O.G. Original Gangster, which is regarded as one of the albums that defined gangsta rap. … Read More
1992 34 Years Old 1 More Event
Body Count released its self-titled debut album in 1992. … Read More
1993 35 Years Old In 1993, Ice-T along with other rappers and the three Yo! … Read More
1995 37 Years Old In 1995, Ice-T had a recurring role as vengeful drug dealer Danny Cort on the television series New York Undercover, co-created by Dick Wolf.
1996 38 Years Old His work on the series earned him the 1996 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
1997 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1997, he co-created the short-lived series Players, produced by Wolf. … Read More


1999 41 Years Old In 1999, Ice-T starred in the HBO movie Stealth Fighter as a United States Naval Aviator who fakes his own death, steals a F-117 stealth fighter, and threatens to destroy United States military bases. … Read More
2007 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Ice-T appeared as a celebrity guest star on the MTV sketch comedy show Short Circuitz.


2008 - 2009 2 More Events
2011 53 Years Old On June 12, 2011, E! reality show Ice Loves Coco debuted.
2013 55 Years Old On December 27, 2013, Ice-T announced that we was entering podcasting in a deal with the Paragon Collective. … Read More
2015 57 Years Old On July 27, 2015, Austin said she had announced three days earlier, on the set of their newly begun talk show, that she and Ice-T were expecting their first child together. … Read More
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