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Coolio Net Worth 2022: Income, Salary, Age, Bio

Coolio has a net worth of $500,000 as of 2022. He is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper and actor, he has been in the music industry since the 90s decade, has 8 studio albums, and has sold millions of records.

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Coolio Net Worth

Coolio Net Worth 2022:

$500,000

Coolio Age:

58

What Is Coolio’s Net Worth?

Coolio has a net worth of $500,000 as of 2022. He is a Grammy Award-winning American rapper and actor, he has been in the music industry since the 90s decade, has 8 studio albums, and has sold millions of records.

Coolio Early Life and Bio Overview

Net Worth$500,000
Salary$5,000
Full NameArtis Leon Ivey Jr.
Birth Date / Age1 August 1963
Birth PlaceCompton, California, United States
Source of WealthAmerican rapper
Relationship StatusDivorced
Height1.73 m
Coolio Early Life and Bio Overview

Artis Leon Ivey Jr., also known as Coolio was born on the 1st of August 1963 in Campton, California, United States. Malieek Straughter is his brother and is a son to his father Artis Leon Ivey Sr., who was a carpenter by profession, his mother Jacki Slater was a factory worker by profession.

Coolio grew up being influenced by the wrong things in life that lead him to a drug addiction problem and being sent to prison at the age of 17. He went to a rehabilitation center for his substance abuse and managed to overcome his addiction. He joined a gang called Baby Crips while he was still a scholar and it only got him up to mischief.

He got arrested and charged with larceny because he committed crimes of theft. He grew up in an unstable home where his parents got divorced while he was 11.

He attended school at Campton Community College, which is where he began his interest in rap. His brother Malieek Straughter is also involved in the entertainment industry as an actor, he married Josefa Salinas in 1996 where they also went to build a family together and had four kids but divorced after four years in 2000.

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Coolio Net Worth and Career

Coolio began his career with songs titled “Watch Gonna Do” and “You’re Gonna Miss Me” in 1987 which left a cold trail as there were no responses to the release of the singles. He then became part of an ensemble called WC and the Maad Circle upon their first album released titled “Ain’t a Damn Thang Changed” which was a success.

Coolio dropped his first album as a solo artist titled “It Takes a Thief” when he got signed to Tommy Boy Records in 1994. A few months after the album was released it went Platinum in the U.S, Gold in Canada, and the hit single “Fantastic Voyage” went 2 times Platinum by the RIAA which peaked at number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

He collaborated with LV an R&B artist in 1995 on the single “Gangsta’s Paradise” for a film called “Dangerous Minds”, this song went on to win numerous accolades by becoming the best selling single in the year on the Billboard Hot 100, it was also listed as one of the best VH1’s 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop, Billboards Greatest Songs of All-Time and NME magazine’s 100 Best Songs Of The 1990s list.

Coolio made numerous achievements as a solo artist, he won the 1996 Grammy for Best Rap Solo Performance, got nominated six times in the Grammy Awards, won three MTV Video Awards in the year 1996 and 1997, won the American Online Awards four times as well as two ASCAP Awards. He won the Playboy Music Poll of 1997 and Billboard Music Awards in 1996 and 1997.

Coolio Net Worth

Coolio has a net worth of $500,000 as of 2022. Although he has been in the music industry since the 90s, his net worth may not be a true reflection of the work he has put in his career because he has won numerous achievements and that doesn’t take away from him having a flourished career.

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