Opening Keynote Session
Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Time: 9:15 am – 10:25 am (Pacific)
The iconic Robert Van Winkle aka Vanilla Ice exploded on the Rap/Pop music scene in 1990/91 selling 10 million albums in 4 months and hitting number one on the Billboard charts with the number one single “Ice Ice Baby” and number one album positions. His worldwide album sales are over 25 million and individual songs total over 160 million and are still selling.
Vanilla Ice won 2 MTV Awards, a People’s Choice Award, and was nominated for a Grammy. Vanilla Ice has starred or appeared in the movies Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2, Cool As Ice, The Helix Loaded, The New Guy, The Bros, Big Money Hustlas, That’s My Boy and Ridiculous Six and Sandy with Adam Sandler. Vanilla Ice is starring in Zombie movie slated to film this Spring along with being featured in a video game to be named. He has finished filming a 90-minute documentary to be released this summer and is finalizing a Vanilla Ice movie Biopic deal.
His TV credits include Celebrity Boxing, Hollywood Squares, The Farm -UK, Surreal Life, Celebrity Bull Riding, Dancing On Ice 6, Canada Sings Seasons 1&2, and the DIY shows with 9 Seasons of The Vanilla Ice Project, three episodes of Ice My House series, Vanilla Ice Goes Amish 1 & 2, and ABC Dancing With The Stars. Vanilla Ice is currently working on a new Real Estate show and new Car Show for TV.
Vanilla Ice performed pantomime Clive on Stage as Captain Hook in Peter Pan in the UK as well as doing a 20-city Dancing On Ice skating tour. His latest TV appearances include guest spots on ABC – The View, Good Morning America, Good Afternoon America, The Today Show, The Late Night Show, guest spots on The Food Network, ABC Dancing with The Stars, Wheel of Fortune, Family Feud, and Celebrity Jeopardy.
Vanilla Ice has had great success in Real Estate and has launched Vanilla Ice Real Estate.com with mentoring courses in Real Estate investments as well as speaking at live seminars around the US. His TV show “The Vanilla Ice Project” on DIY won The Factual Award for the Best Home TV Show.
Vanilla Ice has toured consistently throughout his career since 1990 performing all over the world. The last few years tour stops have included the USA, Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, Ireland, Scotland, the Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Russia, Dubai, Egypt, Turkey, South Africa, Australia and other countries. Since 2016, Vanilla Ice has toured the USA with The I Love The 90’s arena tour with over 200 cities with additional tours in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom.
Vanilla Ice has appeared in commercials for Zumba with a launched remix of “Ice Ice Baby”, a Vanilla Ice lighting line for Capital Lighting, Castle Lite Beer in South Africa, Virgin Mobile in Australia, and internet ads for Hotels.com, Turbo Tax, 7 Eleven, Six Flags, Lumber Liquidators, Discount Tire, Kraft Macaroni, Tide, Samsung, Bar S Hot Dogs, Bob’s Discount Furniture, TEK Roofing, SeaWorld and he is currently filming several new advertising campaigns.
Rob specializes in doing corporate appearances with keynote speaking, Q&A, short performances along with Meet and Greets as well as video conference appearances with special shout out tailored to the specific needs of the company.
Vanilla Ice discography:
Vanilla Ice Background information
Birth name: Robert Matthew Van Winkle
Born: (1967-10-31) October 31, 1967, Dallas, Texas
U.S. Genres; Hip hop, Rap, Rock
Occupations: Rapper, actor, record producer, singer
Instruments: Bass, drum kit, guitar, keyboards
Years active: 1985–present
Labels: Universal, Capitol/EMI, SBK, Ichiban
October 16-19, 2023
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October 21-24, 2024
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