Role Actress · cocosworld.com
Years active 1998–present
Height 1.57 m
Siblings Kristy Williams
Name Coco Austin
|Full Name Nicole Natalie Austin|
Born March 17, 1979 (age 38) (1979-03-17) Tarzana, California, U.S.
Other names Coco, Coco Marie Austin, Coco Marie, Coco-T
Occupation Actress, model, dancer, web personality
Relatives Steve Austin (father)Tina Austin (mother)
Spouse Ice-T (m. 2001), Mike Williams (m. 1999–2001)
Movies and TV shows Ice Loves Coco, Think Like a Man Too, Santorini Blue, Ice & Coco
Similar People Ice‑T, Kristy Williams, Vida Guerra, Buffie Carruth, Nicki Minaj
Parents Steve Austin, Tina Austin
Coco Austin on Loving Her Body
Nicole Natalie Marrow Austin; (born March 17, 1979), commonly known as Coco Austin, Coco, Coco Marie Austin, Coco Marie, Coco-T, is an American actress, dancer, glamour model and web personality. She has been married to rapper-actor Ice-T (né Tracy Marrow) since January 2002.
- Coco Austin on Loving Her Body
- Ice and Coco on How They Chose Babys Full Name
- Early life
- Personal life
Ice and Coco on How They Chose Baby's Full Name
Austin was born in Tarzana, California, and raised in nearby Palos Verdes. She has Serbian ancestry through maternal grandparents born in Serbia. Austin also has a younger sister Kristy Williams and three younger brothers. As a small child, her brother would mispronounce her name, saying "Cole Cole" or "Co-co" in place of "Nicole". Eventually her family began addressing her as Coco. The family moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico when she was 10. She grew up as a tomboy, riding all-terrain vehicles and playing football. Austin began dancing (jazz, tap and ballet).
At 18, Austin began specializing in swimsuit, lingerie and body modeling, for calendars, catalogs and videos. She won the 1998 Miss Ujena contest in Mexico. In 2001, Austin began working events and parties at the Playboy Mansion. She appeared in low-budget R-rated films, including Southwest Babes (2001), Desert Rose (2002), and The Dirty Monks (2004).
Austin has made guest appearances on TV shows and specials including Hip-Hop Wives, the Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav, RuPaul's Drag Race 5, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, The Dr. Oz Show, and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
She was featured in a layout in the March 2008 issue of Playboy magazine and had a role in the film Thira (a.k.a. Santorini Blue, which co-starred her husband). Austin appeared on NBC's game show Celebrity Family Feud on June 24, 2008 (with winnings donated to charity). She and her husband, rapper-actor Ice-T, competed against Joan and Melissa Rivers.
Austin and Ice-T star in the reality television series Ice Loves Coco, which premiered on June 12, 2011, on E!. The show ran for three seasons, and ended in February 2014. After the show's cancellation, tabloids reported that Austin and her husband were preparing to launch another reality series under Ryan Seacrest's production company.
Austin and rapper-actor Tracy "Ice-T" Marrow were married in January 2002. Austin and Marrow renewed their wedding vows for their 10th anniversary at a well-publicized event in Hollywood on June 4, 2011. As of 2006 they owned a penthouse apartment in North Bergen, New Jersey, In 2012 they were building a five-bedroom house in Edgewater, New Jersey, that was expected to be completed by the end of the year. On November 28, 2015, the couple announced their child Chanel Nicole Marrow had been born, without specifying the exact date.