Coolio profile photo

Coolio is a 59-year-old American Rapper from Compton, Los Angeles, California, USA. He was born on Thursday, August 1, 1963. Is Coolio married or single, and who is he dating now? Let’s find out!

As of 2023, Coolio is possibly single.


Artis Leon Ivey Jr., known professionally as Coolio, is an American rapper, actor, chef, and record producer. Coolio achieved mainstream success in the mid-to-late 1990s with his albums It Takes a Thief and “C U When U Get There” (1997). He was also known for rapping the theme song for the mid-to-late 1990s Nickelodeon series Kenan & Kel. Coolio has since gone on to release albums independently and has also become a chef, creating a web series titled Cookin’ with Coolio and releasing a cookbook. He released two failed songs, “Watcha Gonna Do” and “You’re Gonna Miss Me,” which landed him with WC and the Maad Circle.

Real Name
Artis Leon Ivey Jr.
Place of Birth
Compton, Los Angeles, California, USA
Date of Birth
August 1, 1963 (age 59)
Birth Sign
Marital Status

Fun Fact: On the day of Coolio’s birth, "So Much In Love" by Tymes was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and John F. Kennedy (Democratic) was the U.S. President.

Coolio’s Girlfriend

Coolio is single. He is not dating anyone currently. Artis had at least 3 relationship in the past. Coolio has not been previously engaged. He married Josefa Salinas on May 18, 1996 and the couple divorced in 2000. He has twin daughters named Shayne and Kate along with eight other children named Artisha, Darius, Zhaneand, Milan, Artis, Brandi, Grtis and Jackie. According to our records, he has 4 children.

Coolio Girlfriend

Like many celebrities and famous people, Artis keeps his personal and love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Coolio past relationships, ex-girlfriends and previous hookups.

Coolio’s birth sign is Leo. Leos love being coddled and having their egos stroked. Leos are attracted to someone who's just as vibrant and unique as they are. The most compatible signs with Leo are generally considered to be Aries, Gemini, Libra, and Sagittarius. The least compatible signs with Leo are generally considered to be Taurus and Scorpio. Coolio also has a ruling planet of Sun.

Past Relationships

Coolio was previously married to Josefa Salinas (1996 – 2000). Coolio has been in a relationship with Adina Howard. He has also had an encounter with Nora Amile (2007). He has not been previously engaged. We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

Coolio Biography

Coolio was born on the 1st of August in 1963 (Baby Boomers Generation). The Baby Boomers were born roughly between the years of 1946 and 1964, placing them in the age range between 51 and 70 years. The term "Baby Boomer" was derived due to the dramatic increase in birth rates following World War II. This generation values relationships, as they did not grow up with technology running their lives. Baby Boomers grew up making phone calls and writing letters, solidifying strong interpersonal skills.
Artis’s life path number is 1.

Coolio is famous for being a Rapper. Born Artis Leon Ivey Jr., he is a rapper best known for the single “Gangsta’s Paradise,” which won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video in 1996. He is also known for performing the opening theme for the 90’s Nickelodeon show Keenan and Kel. He recorded a single called “Gangsta Walk” with Snoop Dogg. Artis Leon Ivey Jr. attended Compton Community College.

Coolio is turning 60 in

Artis was born in the 1960s. The 1960s was the decade dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon.

The 59-year-old American was born in the Year of the Rabbit and is part of Baby Boomers Generation

According to Chinese Zodiac, Artis was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born in the Year of the Rabbit are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Coolio Facts

What is Coolio marital status?


Is Coolio gay?


Does he have any children?

Coolio has 4 children.

Is Coolio having any relationship affair?

According to our records, no.

Was Coolio ever been engaged?

Coolio has not been previously engaged.

How rich is Coolio?

Discover the net worth of Coolio on CelebsMoney

Coolio’s birth sign is Leo and he has a ruling planet of Sun.


You might like

– View Coolio height, weight & body stats
Coolio’s biography and horoscope.
When is Coolio’s birthday?
– Who’s the richest Rapper in the world?
– Who are the richest people on earth right now?

Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn’t look right, contact us. This page is updated often with fresh details about Coolio. Bookmark this page and come back for updates.

- Advertisement -