Coco Jones

Coco Jones

Movie Actress

Courtney "Coco" Jones is an American singer and actress. She rose to prominence starring in the Disney Channel film Let It Shine. Jones was formerly signed with Hollywood Records, before releasing her independent singles and EPs beginning in 2014.

Full Name
Courtney Jones
Jan 4, 1998
5′ 10″
Net Worth


Coco Jones is an American actress, singer and songwriter born on January 4th 1998 in Columbia, South Carolina. She first came to fame after appearing as the lead role in the 2012 Disney Channel original film Let It Shine, where she starred alongside Tyler James Williams and Brandon Mychal Smith. She also co-starred in the 2013 Disney Channel Original Movie Frenemies with Bella Thorne and Zendaya.

Jones has also made guest appearances on various TV shows such as Good Luck Charlie, Austin & Ally and Dog With A Blog. She was a contestant on the ABC singing competition show The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep in 2014, where she placed second overall.

In addition to her acting career, Jones is a talented singer who has released several singles such as "Holla At The DJ", "Let It Shine" (the theme song of the movie of the same name) and "We Go Together". She has also done voice-over work for animated films such as Ice Age: Continental Drift and Epic. She is currently working on her debut album which will be released later this year.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Coco Jones is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On June 4, 1998, Coco Jones was born in Columbia, South Carolina.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Makes Television Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jones makes her television debut in a recurring role on the Nickelodeon TV show Just Jordan.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Feature Film</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jones stars in the Disney Channel Original Movie Let It Shine as the lead role of Cyrus DeBarge.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">“Good to be Home” Music Video Premier</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The music video for Jones’ debut single “Good to be Home” premieres on Radio Disney and the Disney Channel.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">“Glitter” Music Video Premier</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The music video for her second single “Glitter” premieres on Radio Disney and the Disney Channel.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role in TV Series Groove High</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jones stars in the Disney Channel musical comedy series Groove High as the lead role of Zoey Stevens.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leading Role in Netflix Film "Tiny Pretty Things"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jones stars in the Netflix original film Tiny Pretty Things as the lead role of Bette Whitlaw.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Talented</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Coco Jones is an incredibly talented movie actress. She has starred in a number of well-known films, such as Let It Shine and Zapped. She also has a successful career as a singer and songwriter.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Positive</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Coco Jones always puts out positive vibes. She is an advocate for self love, acceptance and positivity. She uses her platform to spread messages of hope and kindness to her fans.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Inspiring</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Coco Jones is an inspiring young woman who serves as a role model for young girls everywhere. She is proof that hard work, dedication, and staying true to yourself can lead to success.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First African-American to Win a Radio Disney Music Award</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Coco Jones was the first African-American artist to win a Radio Disney Music Award in 2012 for her song, “Holla At The DJ”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Appeared in Disney Channel Films</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Coco Jones starred in two Disney Channel original films: Let It Shine and Teen Beach Movie.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Signed as a Recording Artist</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Coco Jones was signed as a recording artist with Hollywood Records in 2011 and released her debut EP, Made Of, in 2013.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Performed at the White House</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2014, Coco Jones was one of several artists performing at the White House Easter Egg Roll, which was hosted by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Awards and Nominations</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Coco Jones has been nominated for multiple awards including an NAACP Image Award and won multiple awards such as a Black Reel Award for her leading role in Let It Shine.</p></div>


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