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Dusti Rain Van Winkle: Everything About Vanilla Ice’s Oldest Daughter

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Dusti Rain Van Winkle is a Model Spokesperson famous as the daughter of American rapper Vanilla Ice. In fact, she is the oldest daughter of the rapper born from his marriage with the first wife Laura Giaritta.

Well, at a very young age, Dusti has gained enough recognization and fame, all because of her celebrity father. For the same reason, a lot of her dad’s fans are curious to know about her as well.

So, is she married or dating a boyfriend? What does she do for a living? How much is her net worth in 2022? In this article, we are going to find out some interesting facts about her personal and professional life.

Who Is Dusti Rain Van Winkle?

Dusti Rain Van Winkle is the oldest among the two daughters of American rapper, singer, and actor Vanilla Ice and his wife Laura Giaritta. She was born on September 4, 1998, in the United States. As of now, she is 23 years of age.

Dusti Rain Van Winkle With Father Vanilla, Mother Laura And Sister
A Family Photo Of Dusti Rain Van Winkle

Growing up in a family of successful celebrities, Laura had a decent upbringing. She spent most of her childhood along with her parents and siblings until her parents separated in 2016.

Anyway, she shares a great relationship with both her father and mother and often visits them.

She Is Educated

Needless to say, Vanilla Ice’s daughter Dusti is an educated individual. She did her schooling at Full Sail University. Eventually, after finishing high school, she did her graduation with a degree in Entertainment Business.

Dusti Rain Has A Younger Sister

Well, Dusti also has a younger sister named KeeLee Breeze Van Winkle. She was born on March 28, 2000. Unlike her, she has not started a career professionally but is currently in college.

Dusti Rain Van Winkle With Her Younger Sister KeeLee
Childhood Photo of Dusti Rain Van Winkle With Her Younger Sister KeeLee

Both the siblings are very close and share a great relationship. They are also often seen together spending time.

Dusti Rain Van Winkle Career

Well, Dusti has already finished college and started her career professionally. As of 2022, she is into real estate and works as the Realtor Associate at Illustrated Properties Real Estate. She started the job in the position in October 2021 and has been actively working in the position.

Prior to this, she worked as a Model Spokesperson at Biltmore Technologies, Inc. She worked there for over six years from Sep 2015  to Oct 2021.

Dusti Rain Van Winkle Is Dating A Boyfriend

In case you didn’t know, Dusti is involved in a romantic relationship. She is currently dating her boyfriend named J Kyle Christoffers, a guy from Palm Beach Florida.

Dusti Rain With Her Boyfriend J Kyle Christoffers
Dusti Rain With Her Boyfriend J Kyle Christoffers

Dusti made her relationship with her boyfriend public in 2018 when she posted a photo of her kissing her. Though they have not revealed when exactly they began dating, the duo has been reportedly dating for years now.

Moreover, the duo shares a great relationship together. On Boyfriend Day in 2018, Dusti shared an Insta story, which also shows the love they have for one another.

Instagram Story of Dusti Rain Van Winkle Kissing Her Boyfriend
Instagram Story of Dusti Rain Van Winkle Kissing Her Boyfriend

We hope, they continue their relationship forever and their bonding remains intact.

Dusti Rain’s Parents Separated When They Were Young

Well, Dusti Rain Van Winkle’s parents Vanilla and Laura are no more together. The former husband and wife married on March 30, 1997, in an intimate wedding ceremony. They had earlier met on July 4th, 1994, and dated for two years before they tied the knot.

But unfortunately, the couple could not sustain their marriage for a long time. Back in January 2001, Laura reported that her then-husband Ice assaulted her leading to his arrest.

She eventually filed for a divorce from the rapper in 2016. In the divorce documents, she stated her marriage had “irretrievably broken.” The couple’s divorce was finalized in November 2019.

Her Father Is A Successful Rapper

Well, as we said earlier, Rain’s father Vanilla is a renowned rapper, actor, & TV host as well. He began his musical career back in 1990, where he was the composer in a 1990 short film Play That Funky Music. The same year, he also appeared as an actor in the short film Vanilla Ice: Ice Ice Baby.

He released his debut album Hooked in 1989. Following the success of his first album, he released To the Extreme, which proved to be a huge success. The album also became one of the fastest-selling albums of all time. Some of his successful albums are Mind Blowin’, Platinum Underground, Hard to Swallow, and many more.

Apart from songs and albums, he has also appeared in movies and TV series like The Helix… Loaded, The Ridiculous 6, The Wrong Missy, Cool as Ice, Sandy Wexler, & many others.

Dusti Is Active On Instagram

As we said, Dusti is both on Instagram and Twitter but is not very active on the latter. On her Instagram, she has over 4.7k followers. She loves posting photos from her day-to-day life on the platform.

Vanilla Ice's Daughter Dusti Rain Van Winkle Is On Instagram
Vanilla Ice’s Daughter Dusti Rain Van Winkle Is On Instagram

How Much Is Dusti Rain Van Winkle’s Net Worth?

Dusti, as we told you earlier, is a successful realtor and spokesperson. From her profession, she has also amassed a decent sum of money. However, she has so far not revealed the exact sum of her fortune.

On the other hand, her father Vanilla is pretty rich with a net worth of $12 million as of 2022.