Courtney Jones, widely recognized by her stage name Coco Jones, is a multi-talented 25-year-old American artist. She initially gained prominence through her acting career when she took the role of Roxie in Disney’s 2012 film “Let It Shine,” before later transitioning into the music industry.
In terms of her musical career, Coco Jones released her debut single “Holla at the DJ” on December 6, 2012.
Continuing her musical endeavors, she released her debut EP titled “What I Didn’t Tell You” on November 4, 2022.
Additionally, Jones made an appearance as Hilary Banks in the 2022 Peacock series “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.”
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|Birth Name||Courtney Jones|
|Age||25 years old|
|Birth Date||January 4, 1998|
|Birth Place||Columbia, SC|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter & Actress|
|Parents||Father: Mike Jones|
Mother: Javonda Jones
|Siblings||Aja, Steven, and Mike Jr.|
Early Life & Background
Coco Jones was born in Columbia, South Carolina, and raised in Lebanon, Tennessee. She had a unique upbringing in a small town near Nashville. Her parents are noteworthy in their own right, with her father, Mike Jones, being a former NFL player and her mother, Javonda Jones, a session vocalist.
Her family’s influence on her artistic journey became apparent early on. Coco’s first taste of the stage was at the tender age of six when she performed “America the Beautiful” at her kindergarten graduation, showing her budding talent and stage presence.
Her path took a significant turn when, at the age of nine, she had the opportunity to meet with casting heads from Disney. This meeting marked the beginning of her journey as an actor and songwriter, setting her on a path to stardom.
In 2006, Coco Jones participated in Radio Disney, where she began to make a name for herself with her song “Real You.” This early recognition laid the foundation for her future successes in the entertainment industry, both in acting and in her music career.
Coco Jones has carved an impressive path in her acting career, with a series of standout achievements and stunning performances.
Her early years saw her guest-starring on Disney Channel’s “So Random!” and showcasing her talents on “The Most Talented Kids” episode of the Maury Povich Show in 2009.
She created a name for herself in 2010 by ranking second in the third season of Radio Disney’s “The Next Big Thing” singing competition. Her debut album, “Coco Jones,” was soon after released, and she also started the UBU-Stop the Bullying concert tour.
However, it was her lead role as Roxie in Disney’s 2012 television movie, “Let It Shine,” that truly catapulted her to stardom.
The movie’s phenomenal success made it the most-watched Disney Channel Original Movie of the year.
Her performance, alongside the main cast, even graced the stage at the 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominees Luncheon, underscoring her talent and appeal.
In March 2022, she made a significant announcement, revealing that she had signed a new artist deal with High Standardz and Def Jam Recordings. This marked a pivotal moment in her musical journey.
Shortly after the announcement, on March 25, 2022, Coco released her major label debut single, “Caliber.” This single served as the lead track for her major label debut EP, titled “What I Didn’t Tell You.”
Her musical journey continued with the release of the EP’s second single, “ICU,” as well as a non-album Amazon Music exclusive single, “Love is War.” These releases set the stage for her full EP, which dropped on November 4, 2022.
Coco Jones’ talent also caught the attention of renowned artist Babyface, and she contributed her vocals to the song “Simple” on his ninth album, “Girls Night Out.” A music video for “Simple” was released a week later on October 31.
In a move that further showcased her growing presence in the music industry, Coco Jones released the deluxe edition of her EP on January 20, 2023. This edition included “Simple” and introduced three new tracks to her repertoire.
Her single “ICU” made significant waves on the charts, reaching No. 21 on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart, marking her first entry on the Billboard charts. It later peaked at number 63 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Continuing her musical journey, Coco released “Love is War” on all streaming platforms on February 10, 2023. She also treated fans to a Spotify-exclusive cover of “Until the End of Time” with Leon Thomas.
|2022–||Bel-Air||Hilary Banks||TV Series||6.4|
|2020||Vampires vs. the Bronx||Rita||–||5.7|
|2018–||Five Points||Jayla||TV Series||7.2|
|2017||Flock of Four||Ava Moore||–||6.2|
|2015||Nia Sioux: Slay||Vocalist||Music Video||5.0|
|2014||The Exes||Vanessa||TV Series||6.7|
|2012||Good Luck Charlie||Kelsey||TV Series||7.1|
|2012||Let It Shine||Roxie||TV Movie||6.4|
|2011–||So Random!||Coco Blue||TV Series||4.5|
|“Make It Easy”||Tequila Ever After||2023|
|“Love Is War”||Love Is War||2022|
|“Caliber”||What I Didn’t Tell You||2022|
|“Crazy For Me”||What I Didn’t Tell You||2022|
|“Double Back”||What I Didn’t Tell You||2022|
|“Fallin”||What I Didn’t Tell You||2022|
|“Plan B”||What I Didn’t Tell You||2022|
|“No Chaser”||What I Didn’t Tell You||2022|
|“Headline”||What I Didn’t Tell You||2022|
|“Put You On”||What I Didn’t Tell You||2022|
|“Me And You”||Let It Shine||2012|
|“Holla at the DJ”||Shake It Up: I Love Dance||2013|
|“Guardian Angel”||Let It Shine||2012|
|“Good To Be Home”||Let It Shine||2012|
|“What I Said”||Let It Shine||2012|
|“Let It Shine”||Let It Shine||2012|
|“Miss Me When I’m Gone”||Miss Me When I’m Gone||2016|
|“Let ’em Know”||Let ’em Know||2015|
|“Simple”||Girls Night Out||2022|
|“Whodunit”||Shake It Up: Live 2 Dance||2012|
|“World Is Dancing”||Made Of||2013|
|“Let Me Check It”||Let Me Check It EP||2017|
|“Freaky Freakend”||Shake It Up: I Love Dance||2013|
|“Don’t Push Me”||Shake It Up: Live 2 Dance||2012|
Personal Life & Net Worth
Coco Jones maintains a relatively private personal life, keeping details about her romantic relationships and dating status out of the public eye.
In terms of her financial success, Coco Jones has undoubtedly achieved significant earnings from her multifaceted career in music, acting, and entertainment.
With her various projects and achievements, it’s reported that she has amassed an estimated net worth of approximately $7 million dollars.
This financial stability allows her to live comfortably with her family in the United States, providing a solid foundation for her continued pursuit of her artistic endeavors.