Coolio Wiki, Age, Biography, Net Worth, Story & More

Coolio Profile/Bio

Artis Leon Ivy Jr., known professionally as Coolio, is a lead singer, rapper, and actor from America. He is one of those famous personalities who needs no introduction. He is known worldwide for his music albums It Takes a Thief, Gangsta’s Paradise, and My Soul. He was honored with many awards for his amazing work

Real Name Artis Leon Ivy Jr
Nickname Leon
Profession Actor. Rapper

Coolio Personal Life/Wiki

He was born on August 1, 1963, in the area of ​​Crompton in south-central L.A. He was intelligent in childhood and loved to read new things. He is very hardworking and dedicated to his work. His constant effort to improve his makes him different from others. Today whatever he has achieved with his hard work and punctuality is the dream of many. His success story inspires many.

Date of Birth August 1, 1963
Age (as in 2021) 59
Birthplace Crompton in south-central L.A.
Hometown Califrnia
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign Leo
Religion Christian

Coolio Family Information

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He is one of those people who do not share their details on the public platform. We do not have any information about his family. He is extremely dedicated to his work. He became a member of the street gang Baby Crips and built up his image as a violent rapper. His dedication to music has been appreciated by many co-signers who took admission in a rehab center to overcome his drug addiction, for which his career had to suffer.

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Coolio Education Details

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He was very studious during his school days. After his parents divorced, he was unable to accept that his parents would not live together and under the pressure of being bullied, he began to take up arms at school and lost interest in his studies.  Somehow, he got admission to Crompton Community College. In his college, he used to participate in various concerts. Soon after recognizing his talent, he started following his passion for rapping.

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Coolio Girlfriends, Affairs & More

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He focuses a lot on his work. Due to his hard work, his album Take a Thief is number 8 on the Billboard 200 and certified Platinum. Everyone loves his song Gangsta’s Paradise in the 1995 film Dangerous Minds. That song was ranked as the number 1 song in Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. His endeavor to do something new makes him different from others.

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Coolio Money Factor

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He is very handsome and good-looking in appearance. He is one of the most stylish celebrities in America. He has an amazing sense of dressing and fashion. Many admire him as a fashion role model. His mesmerizing eyes and hair draw huge crowds of girls to his concerts. In addition, he is very polite and courteous. His nature is one of the reasons behind his huge fan following. Millions of people follow him on various social media platforms. According to various magazines, he is the highest-paid rapper in America.

Net Worth (approx.) $300 Thousand

Coolio Facts

  • In the year 1996, he was honored with a Grammy Award for his song Gangsta’s Paradise.
  • He was awarded 3 times with MTV Best Video Music Award. He was awarded as Best Rap Video, Best Dance Video, and Best video from the film.
  • He is the spokesperson of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.
  • In 2008, he hosted an online cooking show, Cookin’ with Coolio, with jazz artist Jarez for the website My Demon Channel – a cookbook based on the show was released the following year.

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