Coolio, the multi-talented Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum selling artist, composer and actor, is one of the most popular and successful rappers worldwide. To date, Coolio has sold over 27 million records globally and has performed in concerts to adoring fans in Africa,Israel, Russia, Japan, Thailand, Brazil, Australia, Turkey and throughout Europe. In the diversified hip hop industry, Coolio is one of the few rap artists who has been able to garner mainstream success and critical acclaim. His reality showCoolio's Rules,which debuted on the Oxygen Network in October 2008, spotlights his catering business and continues where his internet TV hitCooking with Coolioleft off. Watched by a total of between 1.5 million and 2 million viewers, it became an online sensation. Coolio resides in L.A. and has six children.