Austin Li Coon

Austin Li Coon (Survivor) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Girlfriend, Education, Career, Net worth

Austin Li Coon Biography

Austin Li Coon is a grad student from San Jose, California. He gained fame when he competed in the CBS reality game series Survivor season 45. Currently, Coon resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Austin Li Coon Age and Birthday

Born on October 23, 1996, Coon is 27 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on October 23rd every year.

Austin Li Coon Height

Coon stands at 6 feet and 2 inches.


Austin Li Coon

Austin Li Coon’s photo

Austin Li Coon Family

Coon was born in San Jose, California to Eva Coon and Brett Coon. His father is a software engineer at Google and his mother is a Static Timing Engineer at Synopsys. His parents are his biggest inspiration according to his CBS Survivor bio. Additionally, Coon has a brother, Ethan Coon, who is a data scientist.

Austin Li Coon Girlfriend

Coon is dating Jessica Gingerich. They have shared photos of each other on their Instagram.

Austin Li Coon Education

Currently, Coon is pursuing a Master of Business Administration degree at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economic Honors and Management from Purdue University.


Austin Coon is a grad student. Currently, he is pursuing a Master’s degree in Business Administration at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.  In the past he has worked as a volleyball coach as well as an associate brand manager. He also worked as a Senior Research Analyst at The Brattle Group.

Austin Li Coon Survivor

Coon is one of the contestant of the CBS reality game series Survivor season 45. He is a native of San Jose, CA, but now resides in Chicago, Illinois.

Coon describes himself as Ambitious, sweet, and clumsy according to his CBS bio. When it comes to the former Survivor contestants he identifies most with, he says Owen Knigh — long-hair, Asian, loves the outdoors, never-say-die attitude. Additionally, he says he will play his game most like Jay and Wendell.

Besides, Coon is most proud of “Making it onto the All-American team at the volleyball Junior Olympics when he was 15.”

Survivor Season 45 Cast

The other castaways of “Survivor 45” are:

  • Emily Flippen
  • Hannah Rose
  • Julie Alley
  • Brandon Donlon
  • Dee Valladares
  • Kellie Nalbandiana
  • Drew Basile
  • Bruce Perreault
  • Janani Krishnan
  • Brandon “Brando” Meyer
  • Sabiyah Broderick
  • Jake O’Kane
  • Kaleb Gebrewold
  • Karurah Topps
  • Sean Edwards
  • Kendra McQuarrie
  • Nicholas “Sifu” Alsup

Austin Li Coon Net worth

Coon’s estimated net worth ranges between $100,000 and $150,000. He has worked as a volleyball coach and as an associate brand manager in the past. Currently, he is a student at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.


Austin is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @austinlicoon, with a following of over 7,400 followers as of December 2023.