The Vanilla ICE Project on DIY Network
The Vanilla Ice Project is an American reality television series on the DIY Network. It is hosted by handyman and rapper Rob Van Winkle a.k.a. Vanilla Ice who has experience with home improvement and flipping since the 1990s buying houses in his early twenties and getting more into home improvement starting in 1998.Season 2 of The Vanilla Ice Project premiered on January 21, 2012 and features a new house and more up-to-date and state-of-the-art improvements. To mark the premiere, Vanilla Ice posted live Tweets during the show on Twitter, answering fan questions and commenting on the show. Due to the success of the show, Vanilla Ice launched a training course that aims to help others succeed at real estate investing.
In addition to winning the Telly Award, the Factual Entertainment Award and Hermes Platinum Press Award, the first season of The Vanilla Ice Project was selected as a finalist for the Cable Fax Awards.
Vanilla Ice is back to tackle his toughest Florida flip ever. The pop icon and knock-out home renovator has taken his biggest risk yet, investing in a high-dollar lakefront dump in need of a top-to-bottom transformation. That means ripping rooms to the studs, adding a new pool, a boat dock with a tiki hut and state-of-the-art technology all around. Will his champagne taste end up costing him a profit? Or can he and his crew flip this tacky mess and still come out on top?
Robert Van Winkle, better known as rapper Vanilla Ice, demonstrates his expertise in real estate and home renovation by renovating a house along with a team of handymen.