September 25, 2023

Coolio (Rapper) Biography, Age, Death, Height, Affairs, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 29, 2022

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Short Biography

Coolio was born on 01-08-1963 in Monessen in the state of Pennsylvania, the United States as Artis Leon Ivey Jr. He was an American Rapper, Singer, Musician, Recording Artist, Record Producer, Philanthropist, Chef, Film Actor, Voice Artist, Television Actor & Television Personality who was associated with record labels Tommy Boy, Allied Artists Music Group & Warner Bros. Records.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Coolio died at the age of 59 on 28-09-2022. He suffered cardiac arrest & found dead on the bathroom floor at his friend's home in Los Angeles.

DEATHDAY 28 September,2022 (Thursday)
DEATH PLACE Los Angeles, California

Coolio Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Artis Leon Ivey Sr.
Mother Jackie Slater
Brother Malieek Straughter
Sister None
Wife Josefa Salinas (Marriage Date: 18-05-1996)
Children Brandi Ivey, Artisha Ivey, Jackie Ivey, Zhaneand Ivey, Shayne Ivey, Kate Ivey, named Grtis Ivey, Milan Ivey, Artis Ivey & Darius Ivey
Affairs/Girlfriends Mimi Ivey

He was born to Artis Leon Ivey Sr. and Jackie Slater. He had a brother named Malieek Straughter. On 18-05-1996, he married Josefa Salinas. The couple got divorced in 2000. He was the father of 10 children including six daughters named Brandi Ivey, Artisha Ivey, Jackie Ivey, Zhaneand Ivey, Shayne Ivey & Kate Ivey, and four sons named Grtis Ivey, Milan Ivey, Artis Ivey & Darius Ivey. He was in a relationship with Mimi Ivey.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Monessen, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality American
Religion N/A
Address Los Angeles, California, United States
School N/A
College Compton Community College, Compton, California
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Rapping, Singing, Dancing & Travelling
Marital Status Divorced
Debut Studio Album - It Takes a Thief (1994)
TV - The Parent 'Hood (1995)
Film - Dear God (1996)
Salary N/A
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Official Website


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Dress Coat Pant
Favorite Food Non-veg Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Coolio

  • He was born in Monessen and grew up in Compton.
  • His birth name was Artis Leon Ivey Jr.
  • He studied at Compton Community College in Compton, California.
  • Before entering the music industry, he did a job at Los Angeles International Airport as a security guard and volunteer in firefighting.
  • His first studio album 'It Takes a Thief' was released on 19-07-1994 under the record label Tommy Boy & Warner Bros. Records.
  • His most popular studio album is Gangsta's Paradise, for which he received Grammy Awards in 1996.

Coolio Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Coolio was 59 years 1 month & 27 days old age.