Ice-T with wife Coco Austin in 2009, photo by lev radin /

Birth Name: Tracy Lauren Marrow

Place of Birth: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 16, 1958

Ethnicity: African-American

Ice-T is an American actor, musician, rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and author.

Ice-T is the son of Alice and Solomon Marrow. His parents were both black. His mother is sometimes said to have had Louisiana Creole ancestry. This does not appear to be accurate.

Ice-T is married to actress, dancer, and model Coco Austin. He has three children, including a daughter with Coco.

Ice-T’s paternal grandfather was Solomon Marrow (the son of Daniel Marrow and Tempie Hunt). Solomon was born in North Carolina. Daniel was the son of Aaron Marrow and Susan Daniel.

Ice-T’s paternal grandmother was named Ethel Schuyler. Ethel was born in New York.

Ice-T’s maternal grandfather was Charndiler Jordan Smith (the son of Leander A. Smith and Priscilla Coleman). Charndiler was born in Virginia. Leander was the son of William R. Smith and Betsy Humbles. Priscilla was the daughter of Susan Green.

Ice-T’s maternal grandmother was named Mary J. Hairston (the daughter of Parthenia Hairston). Mary was born in North Carolina. Parthenia was the daughter of Patrick Hairston and Frankey Hairston.


Curious about ethnicity

34 Responses

  1. Mr. Postman says:

    All of Ice-T’s mother’s traceable ancestors were from Virginia or North Carolina. I could not find any that were from Louisiana.

  2. Adamina says:

    He looks like a pit bull in this photo. Can the admin please change it and replace it with a better picture of him?

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