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Coolio Gender: M
Artis Leon Ivey, Jr.
born on 1 August 1963 at 10:09 (= 10:09 AM )
Place Torrance, California, 33n50, 118w20
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Viktor
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 08°44' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 24°48 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 28°44'



American rapper, chef, actor, and record producer who rose to fame as a member of the gangsta rap group WC and the Maad Circle. He achieved mainstream success in the mid to late 1990s with his albums It Takes a Thief (1994), Gangsta's Paradise (1995), and My Soul (1997).

He is best known for his 1995 Grammy Award-winning hit single "Gangsta's Paradise", as well as other singles "Fantastic Voyage" (1994), "C U When U Get There" (1997) and "1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)" (1996). He was also known for rapping the theme song for the late 1990s Nickelodeon series Kenan & Kel.

Coolio went on to release albums independently, as well becoming a chef, creating a web series Cookin' with Coolio and releasing a cookbook.

Coolio had six children. He married Josefa Salinas in 1996, and they divorced in 2000. While at a friend's Los Angeles house on 28 September 2022, Coolio was discovered unresponsive on a bathroom floor. He was pronounced dead by first responders. He was 59.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Relationship : Marriage 1996 (Josefa Salinas)
  • Relationship : Divorce dates 2000 (Josefa Salinas)

Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Viktor E.


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (One)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Six)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Voice-Over
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Rapper
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Other Entertain/Music (Record producer)
  • Vocation : Food and Beverage : Chef/ Cook
  • Notable : Awards : Grammy