• O'Shea Jackson Jr. is Ice Cube's son
  • He starred as his father in the film Straight Outta Compton
  • Find out what he's up to now

O'Shea Jackson Jr. plays his father in Straight Outta Compton and the resemblance is striking. Born February 24, 1991, O'Shea is the eldest son of rapper and actor Ice Cube and Kimberly Woodruff. 

Growing up in L.A., O'Shea and his four younger siblings, Darrell, Karima, Shareef, and Deja grew up inspired by their father. O'Shea's big break would come in 2015 when he was cast into the role he was destined to play.

O'Shea Jackson Jr. In Straight Outta Compton

O'Shea Jackson Jr. as Ice Cube in Straight Outta Compton

O'Shea Jackson Jr. in Straight Outta Compton would be his feature film debut and what a debut it would be! Due to his physical resemblance to his father, O'Shea fit perfectly into the role of Ice Cube. 

In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Ice Cube praised his son's performance proclaiming O'Shea nailed the part "spot on". Straight Outta Compton was a huge success and received praise from critics around the country!

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O'Shea Jackson Jr. Today

Today, O'Shea Jackson Jr. continues to be a hit both on-screen and in the music industry. O'Shea has starred in films and series including:

  • Ingrid Goes West (2017)
  • Den of Thieves (2018)
  • Long Shot (2019)
  • Just Mercy (2019)
  • The Now (2021)
  • Swagger (2021)
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi (2022)

O'Shea has also inherited his father's musical talent, often performing with his father and brother Darrell and, under the name OMG, has released a number of his own hits. O'Shea is also an amazing father to his young daughter, Jordan. 

The now 33-year-old has a lot to be proud of in 2024 and we look forward to more to come from Straight Outta Compton's O'Shea Jackson Jr.