Robert Matthew Van Winkle (born October 31, 1967 in Dallas, Texas), best known as Vanilla Ice, is an American rap singer and songwriter. He had multiple songs under SBK Records. His most notable song is "Ice Ice Baby". He was nominated for a Grammy Award for this song in 1991 but did not win the award. He has had other songs released over the years. Comedian Jim Carrey did a spoof on the song, called "White White Baby".
Vanilla Ice was a contestant in the sixth series of Dancing on Ice in 2011.