As one-fifth of controversial rap group N.W.A., Ice Cube was an unlikely candidate to be a mainstream marketable brand. But through his on screen portrayal as Dough Boy in John Singletonâ€™s debut film Boyz N the Hood, he showed there was more to him than meets the eye. Cubeâ€™s success as an actor made him a household name with a net worth of $100 million, but itâ€™s his business acumen thatâ€™s notable. The pioneering rapper-turned-actor has managed to have a hand in the production of almost every project heâ€™s a part of. Furthermore, his production company CubeVision turned two of his filmsâ€”Barbershop and Are We There Yet?â€”into sitcoms. There was also his social experiment on racism for FX, Black. White..