COOLIO is an entertainer who took the world by storm in the 1990s.
On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, news broke that the rapper passed away suddenly while at a friend’s house in Los Angeles, California.
What is Coolio?
Coolio was an American rapper, producer, actor, reality TV star and entertainer.
He reached the peak of his fame with the 1995 hit “Gangsta’s Paradise,” which earned him a Grammy Award.
Coolio was also the father of ten children, despite being married only once.
He was the star of a reality show featuring adventures in a single-parent family called Coolio’s Rules on Oxygen.
His song – Oh, here we go! – was used as the theme song for Nickelodeon’s hit TV show, Kenan and Kell.
Who are Coolio’s children?
Coolio reportedly has 10 children, all of whom share his last name, Ivey.
His children are Grtis Ivey, Brandi Ivey, Milan Ivey, Darius Ivey, Zhaneand Ivey, Jackie Ivey, Kate Ivey, Shayne Ivey, Artisha Ivey, and Artis Ivey III.
Shane and Kate are twins.
Who is Coolio’s wife?
Coolio was married only once, to Josefa Salinas.
They married in 1996 but divorced in 2000.
The couple had four children, daughters Artisha, Brandi and Jackie, and son Artis.
Coolio’s other children come from a variety of relationships.
Annabella Chatman also shared a son with Coolio.
The rapper was reportedly dating model Mimi Ivy.