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Coolio, 59, died of a heart attack at his friend’s house in Los Angeles, California, United States in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Coolio was born on 1 August 1963 in Los Angeles, California. By profession, Coolio is a Rapper, Actor, Voice actor and Record Producer. His real name is Artis Leon Ivey Jr.  Coolio is known as a rapper, his real identity came after the album Gangsta Paradise. The album won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video in 1996. Apart from this, Coolio is also known for showcasing the opening theme.

Coolio Biography

Real NameArtis Leon Ivey Jr
Nick NamesCoolio
Date of BirthAugust 1, 1963
Age59 Years  (Died)
Birthday30 April
Date Of DeathSeptember 28, 2022
Cause Of DeathCardiac arrest
Death of placeLos Angeles, California, United States
Born InMonessen, Pennsylvania, United States
ResidenceLos Angeles, California, United States
OccupationRapper, Actor , Voice actor And Record Producer
Years Active1987-2022
DebutFilm – Dear God (1996)
TV – The Parent Hood (1995)
Album – It Takes a Thief (1994)
ReligionNot known
Zodiac SignAries
EthnicityAfrican-American ancestry
Marital StatusDivorced
Sexual OrientationStraight
Net Worth$1.5 million

Coolio Family

Coolio’s father’s name is Artis Leon Ivey Sr. Who Worked  a carpenter and his mother’s name is Jackie Slater who also worked as a factory. He also has a brother named Malieek Straughter, who is an actor and director.

Coolio started dating Josefa Salinas in the year 1987. And after dating for 9 years, both of them planned to spend life together and got married on May 18, 1996. After marriage, their lives turned sour and they got divorced in the year 2000. Their married life was only for 3 years. They have four children together, Artis Ivey (January 1988), Brandi Ivey (April 1988), Artisha Ivey (September 1989), and Jackie Ivey (January, 1993).

Coolio has 6 more children whose mother has not been publicly disclosed. They have sons Artis Ivey, Grtis Ivey, Darius Ivey, and Milan Ivey, and three daughters, Zhaneand Ivey, Shayne Ivey, and Kate Ivey.

Grand Father
Grand Mother
FatherArtis Leon Ivey Sr.
MotherJackie Slater
BrotherMalieek Straughter
Ex. WifeJosefa Salinas (1996-2000)
Boyfriends/ AffairsNora Amile, Adina Howard
SonGrtis Ivey, Milan Ivey, Artis Ivey, Brandi Ivey, Darius Ivey, Jackie Ivey, Artisha Ivey
DaughterZhaneand Ivey, Shayne Ivey, Kate Ivey

Coolio Physical Statistics

Height In Feet Inches5 Feet 8 Inches
Height In Centimeters172 Cm
Height In Meters1.72 M
Weight75 Kg (165 lbs)
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack

Coolio Education Qualification

Education QualificationGraduate
CollegeCompton Community College

Coolio Favorite Things

Favorite CarsLexus, Nissan Infiniti
Favorite ArtistPeter Kitchell
Favorite ColorsBlue, Black
Favorite RappersNotorious B.I.G, Dr. Dre, Tupac Shakur
Favorite DestinationNew York City
HobbiesCollecting snow domes
Favorite Petdog

Coolio Career

In the 1980s, rapper Coolio released his first single songs Wacha Gonna Do, which was well received by the locals. He later worked with Mad Circle and WC, which released the first album, Ain’t A D and Mn Thang Changed, in 1991.

He gained a lot of popularity in 1994 after the release of Coolio’s album, It Takes a Thief, which peaked at number 3 on the Fantastic Voyage Billboard Hot 100 chart. However, his best song was the 1995 track Gangsta Paradise, which earned him a Grammy Award for Best Solo Rap Performance.

Coolio Film

YearFilm Name
2021Fintech Rap Battle: Monzo VS Starling
2018The Orange Years: The Nickelodeon Story
2018United Skates
2018Vantasic Voyage
2015Lord of the Freaks
2012Two Hundred Thousand Dirty
2009The Lost Archives of Quincy Taylor
2008Chinaman’s Chance: America’s Other Slaves
2007Don’t Tell My Booker!!!
2007Three Days to Vegas
2007Sound, Verses Fury
2007Futurama: Bender’s Big Score
2006Love Hollywood Style
2006Grad Night
2004Gang Warz
2004Dracula 3000
2004A Wonderful Night in Split
2003Four Fingers of the Trill
2003Sex & the Studio 2
2003Tapped Out
2003Red Water
2003Stealing Candy
2003Ravedactyl: Project Evolution
2003The Beat
2002Outlawz: Worldside
2002Media Whore
2002Storm Watch
2001Get Over It
2001In Pursuit
2000Dope Case Pending
2000China Strike Force
2000Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the 13th
2000Leprechaun in the Hood
2000The Convent
1999Midnight Mass
1999Judgment Day
1997An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn
1997On the Line
1997Batman & Robin
1996The Big Help
1996Dear God

Coolio TV Show

YearShow Name
2021Let’s Be Real
2014Black Jesus
2014American Hustle Life
2012Gravity Falls
2009The Sunday Night Project
2008Coolio’s Rules
2008Cookin’ with Coolio
2003Make My Day
2002Robbery Homicide Division
2002Static Shock
2001Fear Factor
2001Der Clown
1999Malcolm & Eddie
1999Early Edition
1998The Nanny
1996Kenan & Kel
1996Sabrina The Teenage Witch
1996Dangerous Minds
1996Space: Above and Beyond
1995All That
1995The Parent ‘Hood

Coolio Music Albums

YearVideo Name
2009From the Bottom 2 the Top
2008Steal Hear
2006The Return of the Gangsta
2002El Cool Magnifico
1997My Soul
1995Gangsta’s Paradise
1994It Takes a Thief

Coolio Award

1996MTV Video Music AwardsBest Dance Video
1996MTV Video Music AwardsBest Video from a Film
1996MTV Video Music AwardsBest Rap Video
1996Grammy AwardsBest Rap Solo Performance
1997American Music AwardsFavorite Rap/Hip Hop Artist

Coolio Passed Away

Album ‘Gangsta Paradise’ fame Coolio has died at the age of 59 due to cardiac arrest. His manager, Jerez Posey, is told that Coolio had gone to a friend’s house and suddenly fell to the ground. He was immediately taken to a nearby hospital where the doctor declared him brought dead. Right now there is a doubt in these things whether Coolio died due to cardiac arrest or not. But Coolio, 59, died on 28 September 2022 in Los Angeles.

Coolio Net Worth (2022)

Talking about Coolio ‘s net worth in the year 2022, He has a total net worth of $ 1.5  million. Him main source of income is movies, TV shows, Songs, Album, advertisements and many other business ventures.

Net Worth$1.5 Million
Annual Salary$1,00,000
Monthly Salary$10,000
Personal Investments$15,000

Coolio Social Media Accounts

Instagram190K followersClick Here
Facebook410K followersClick Here
Twitter20.5K FollowersClick Here
So in today’s article we told you about the biography of Coolio. Hope you liked this information.


Q : who is coolio married to
Ans :
Josefa Salinas

Q : where is coolio now
Ans :
died on 28 September 2022 in Los Angeles

Q : what does coolio mean
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Q : coolio how did he die
Ans :
heart attack

Q : coolio how he died
Ans :
heart attack

Q : how much is coolio worth
Ans :
$ 1.5  million

Q : how old is coolio the rapper
Ans :
Coolio was 59 at the time of his death

Q : What caused Coolios death?
Ans :
Cardiac arrest

Q : Where did Coolio died?
Ans :
Los Angeles

Q : Has rapper Coolio passed away?
Ans :
yes, pass away on 28 September 2022 in Los Angeles

Q : How old is Coolio the rapper?
Ans :
59 years

Q : Who wrote Gangsta’s Paradise?
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Q : Does Coolio have a daughter?
Ans :
Three daughters, Zhaneand Ivey, Shayne Ivey, and Kate Ivey

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