Austin Li Coon Biography
Austin Li Coon is a grad student and reality TV star originally from San Jose, Calif. He is widely known for appearing on Survivor 45 on CBS. Coon is currently a student at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business where he is pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration. He is also a former volleyball player. Coon currently/now lives in Chicago, Ill.
Austin Li Coon Age | Birthday
Coon is 27 years old as of 2023. He was born on October 23, 1996, so he celebrates his birthday on the 23rd of October every year.
Austin Li Coon Parents
Coon was born in San Jose, California to his parents; Eva Coon (mother) and Brett Coon (father). His father Brett Coon is a software engineer at Google while his mother Eva Coon is a Static Timing Engineer at Synopsys. Coon credits his parents as his biggest inspiration. Moreover, Austin’s mother, Eva Coon is originally from Shanghai, China hence she holds Chinese nationality. Coon has a brother named Ethan Coon, who is a data scientist.
Austin Li Coon Nationality and Ethnicity
Coon is an American when it comes to his nationality. He holds mixed ethnicity. Coon has Asian descent. His mother holds Chinese roots.
Austin Li Coon Height
Coon stands at a height measurement of 6 feet and 2 inches (approximately 182 cm).
Austin Li Coon is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend named Jessica Gingerich. The two share photos of each other on Instagram.
Austin Coon is currently a student at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business where he is pursuing a Master of Business Administration. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Economic Honors and Management.
Austin Li Coon Volley
Coon is a former volleyball player. He was part of the American National Volleyball Team. Coon is most proud of Making it onto the All-American team at the volleyball Junior Olympics when he was 15. Moreover, he worked as a Summer Volley Coach at Bellarmine College Preparatory. He “Taught 5th-8th grade kids how to play volleyball, encouraged good sportsmanship and mediated conflicts, and enforced discipline and proper work ethic” according to his LinkedIn. Coon was also a volleyball at Bay to Bay Volleyball Club.
Austin Li Coon Job
Coon is a grad student and currently in pursuit of a Master’s degree in Business Administration at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Moreover, he worked as an Associate Brand Manager at Kimberly Clark for three months (Jun 2023- Aug 2023). Coon has also worked as a Senior Research Analyst at The Brattle Group.
Austin Li Coon Survivor
Coon is a cast member of Survivor 45 on CBS. He is a grad student originally from San Jose, California, and now living in Chicago, Ill.
Coon describes himself as Ambitious, sweet, and clumsy. He identifies most with Owen Knight — long-hair, Asian, loves the outdoors, never-say-die attitude. Coon says he will play his game most like Jay and Wendell as their games revolved around forming genuine connections that led people to keep them in the game, even when they were huge threats.
Coon is most proud of “Making it onto the All-American team at the volleyball Junior Olympics when he was 15. ” Coon’s parents are his biggest inspiration.
Survivor 45 Cast
The other cast members of “Survivor 45” are:
- Dee Valladares
- Kellie Nalbandian
- Hannah Rose
- Emily Flippen
- Brandon Donlon
- Drew Basile
- Bruce Perreault
- Janani Krishnan
- Brandon “Brando” Meyer
- Sabiyah Broderick
- Jake O’Kane
- Kaleb Gebrewold
- Julie Alley
- Karurah Topps
- Sean Edwards
- Kendra McQuarrie
Nicholas “Sifu” Alsup
Austin Li Coon Net worth
Coon has an estimated net worth of $100K-$200K. He is currently a student at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He has previously worked as an Associate Brand Manager and as a volleyball coach.
Austin Li Coon’s Instagram handle is @austinlicoon, with over 7,400 followers as of November 2023.