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Born: August 1, 1963, Monessen, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 28, 2022, Los Angeles, California, United States
Children: Grtis Ivey, Brandi Ivey, Artisha Ivey, Shayne Ivey, Milan Ivey, Jackie Ivey, Darius Ivey, Kate Ivey, Artis Ivey III, Zhaneand Ivey
Spouse: Josefa Salinas (m. 1996–2000)
Height: 1.73 m
Siblings: Malieek Straughter
Birthday: August 1, 1963 (Leo)
Born In: Compton, California, U.S.
Also Known As: Artis Leon Ivey Jr.
Died At Age: 59
Spouse/Ex-: Josefa Salinas (M. 1996–2000)
Siblings: Malieek Straughter
Children: Artis Ivey III, Grtis Ivey, Kate Ivey, Shayne Ivey
Born Country: United States
Rappers Black Singers
Height: 5’8″ (173 cm), 5’8″ Males
Died On: September 8, 2022
Place Of Death: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Notable Alumni: Compton Community College
U.S. State: California, African-American From California
City: Compton, California
Education: Compton Community College
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Coolio had six children. He married Josefa Salinas in 1996, and they divorced in 2000.
Coolio was the running mate for actress Cherie DeVille’s Democratic presidential run in 2020.
While at a friend’s Los Angeles house on September 28, 2022, Coolio was discovered unresponsive on a bathroom floor. He was pronounced dead by first responders. He was 59 years old at the time of his death.
Police have opened an investigation into his death, though foul play is not suspected, and Coolio’s manager stated he appeared to have suffered cardiac arrest.
Celebrities including Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Martin Lawrence, Michelle Pfeiffer, Kenan Thompson, Kel Mitchell, LL Cool J, Melissa Joan Hart, MC Hammer, Bret Michaels, Denzel Curry, and LeBron James paid tribute to Coolio following his death.
Artis Leon Ivey Jr. known professionally as Coolio, was an American rapper.
First rising to fame as a member of the gangsta rap group WC and the Maad Circle, Coolio achieved mainstream success as a solo artist 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), “1, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin’ New)” (1996), and “C U When U Get There” (1997).
From 1996 on, Coolio released albums independently, and provided the opening track “Aw, Here It Goes!” for the 1996 Nickelodeon television series Kenan & Kel. He created the web series Cookin’ with Coolio and released a cookbook.
Artis Leon Ivey Jr. was born August 1, 1963, in Monessen, Pennsylvania. He was raised mostly in Compton, California.
After attending Compton Community College, he worked in jobs such as volunteer firefighting and security at Los Angeles International Airport, before becoming a rapper.
Born Artis Leon Ivey on August 1, 1963, to Artis Leon Ivey Sr., a carpenter, and Jackie Slater, a factory worker, Coolio was prone to asthma attacks. Intelligent, studious and well-informed, he found life outside home difficult.
He joined the street gang Baby Crips, and tried to create a wild and violent image of himself by carrying weapons to school. His studies suffered after being jailed for several months for larceny.