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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 realtor associate at Illustrated Properties Real Estate. She previously worked as a model spokesperson for Biltmore Technologies, Inc. But, most of all, Dusti is famous as the daughter of American rapper Vanilla Ice. In fact, the star kid is the oldest daughter of the rapper born from his marriage with his first wife Laura Giaritta.

Well, at a very young age, Dusti has already 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 Dusti married or dating a boyfriend? What does Van Winkle 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? Her Parents and Age

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. She is 24 years of age in 2022.

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 with her parents and siblings until her parents separated in 2016.

Anyway, Vanilla Ice’s daughter shares a great relationship with both her father and mother and often visits them.

Her College

Needless to say, Vanilla Ice’s daughter Dusti is an educated individual. She attended her schooling at Full Sail University in 2016. Eventually, after finishing high school, the star kid did her graduation with a degree in Entertainment Business in 2019.

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, KeeLee 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 siblings are very close and share a great relationship with each other. They are also often seen together spending time.

Dusti Rain Van Winkle’s Career

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

Prior to this, Winkle 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: Her Love Life

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. Besides, looking at Dusti’ partner’s social media posts, it looks like that Christoffers is pretty into fishing.

Dusti Rain Van Winkle’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.” And the couple’s divorce was finalized in November 2019.

Her Father Is A Successful Rapper

Well, as we said earlier, Rain’s father Vanilla Ice is a renowned rapper, actor, & TV host as well. He began his musical career back in 1990, where he was the composer of 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, Vanilla 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 10.3k followers as of 2022. 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

Dusti Rain is also active on Facebook where she has over 600 followers.

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. And her estimated fortune is $500,000.

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

Other Facts

  • At present, Vanilla Ice’s daughter Dusti resides in Palm Beach, Florida.
  • She is also a Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars, a national non-profit academic honor society for college students.