Solomon Marrow is known around the world as the father of the famous rapper and songwriter, Tracy Marrow, better known as Ice-T.

Solomon Marrow’s Family

Solomon Marrow gained the limelight and became famous because of his son, who became a popular rapper, songwriter, and producer. Solomon was an African American by nationality and was employed as a conveyor belt mechanic at the Rapistan Conveyor Company, for several decades. He married Alice Marrow from a Louisiana Creole background. Alice was born in April 1909, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina, USA.

Tracy Lauren Marrow, better known by his stage name Ice-T, was born on February 16, 1958, in Newark, New Jersey, U.S. to the couple. The family moved to upscale Summit, New Jersey at the time Ice-T was still a child. Alice Marrow passed away in January 1967, at the age of 57, leaving behind her husband, Solomon Marrow, and son Tracy (Ice-T). She died of a heart attack when her son Ice-T was just nine years old. Solomon Marrow raised his son as a single father for four years, with the help of a housekeeper. Solomon also died of a heart attack on 18 May 1971, leaving his son orphaned.

Ice-T became a father of a daughter when he was only 18 years old, with his high school girlfriend Adrienne. They gave birth to LeTesha Marrow, on March 20, 1976. LeTesha Marrow is a writer, director, reality TV star, and actress. Ice-T and his second girlfriend Darlene Ortiz have a son named Tracy Marrow Jr., born on November 23, 1991. Tracy Marrow Jr. become a member of his dad’s band Body Count, performing backup vocals! Ice-T married swimsuit model Nicole “Coco” Austin in January 2002. They renewed their wedding vows on June 4, 2011, celebrating their impending ninth wedding anniversary. They have a daughter, Chanel Marrow who was born on November 28, 2015.

Solomon Marrow’s Net Worth

Solomon Marrow lived a simple and hidden life. There isn’t much information available on the web about his family background, siblings, net worth, etc. It is known that he worked as a conveyor belt mechanic at the Rapistan Conveyor Company. It was his son who broke all odds and rose to stardom and made a net worth of $70 million. Ice-T, is an American rapper, songwriter, actor, and producer. He began his career as an underground rapper in the 1980s and was signed to Sire Records in 1987 when he released his debut album Rhyme Pays.

Ice-T co-founded the heavy metal band Body Count, which he introduced on his 1991 rap album O.G. Original Gangster. He played small parts in the films Breakin’ and its sequels, Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo and Rappin’, during the 1980s, before his major role debut, starring as police detective Scotty Appleton in New Jack City.  A reality television show titled Ice Loves Coco featured the home life of Ice-T.