Austin Li Coon is yet another solid challenger in Survivor 45, falling short behind Emily Flippen and Dee Valladares. On the island, he’ll employ his skills, aiming for individual immunity triumphs. Hard work will be his constant companion; he won’t waste a single moment. A student of Chicago University draws inspiration from characters like Naruto, he’s ready for the Survivor challenge.
His determination mirrors Naruto’s unwavering spirit. He firmly believes in making the most of every situation. Adaptability and creativity are his allies, essential qualities in this game. His goal? To emerge as the Sole Survivor. Coon refuses self-pity, focusing instead on maximizing his potential.
Austin Li Coon Bio, Age, Height, Parents, Girlfriend, Net Worth
Austin Li Coon was born on 23rd October 1996 and grew up in San Jose, California. He had his education at Bellarmine College Preparatory from 2010 to 2014 and also went to UNSW in 2016. From 2014 to 2018, he received his degree in Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Economics Honors, Management. He went to Purdue University where he completed a B.S. degree and received a grade of 3.96.
Most recently, he is on the way to receiving another educational degree – a Master of Business Administration – MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business [August 2022 to May 2024]. Austin has also received a few volunteering experiences including work as a Home Builder for Amor Ministries from Mar 2013 to Apr 2013.
He also worked as a volunteer for Hope Services from June 2013 to July 2014. For around four months [from August 2014 to January 2015], he worked as a financial officer, EPICS at Habitat for Humanity of Lafayette. Next for around two months [October 2019 to November 2021], he worked as a photographer for Rural Dog Rescue. Austin’s father’s name is Brett and his mother’s name is Eva Coon.
After completing his studies at Bellarmine College Preparatory, Austin Li Coon began working as a coach for the same college. He worked for three months [Jun 2014 to Aug 2014] as a volleyball coach. During that time, he taught 5th to 8th-grade kids how to play volleyball.
From May 2015 to Jul 2015, he worked for Bay to Bay Volleyball Club as a coach and taught volleyball to 13 and 14-year-old students. He worked as a research assistant for Vernon Smith Experimental Economics Laboratory, at Purdue University from January 2015 to December 2015.
From February 2016 to June 2016, he worked at 180 Degrees Consulting as a Management Consultant and was based in Sydney, Australia. From May 2015 to Jul 2016, he worked as a team leader at Galileo Learning based in Cupertino, CA.
He worked at Nielsen [Jun 2017 – Aug 2017], at Purdue University as an undergraduate teaching assistant [Aug 2017 – Jan 2018], and at The Brattle Group [Jul 2018 – Jan 2022] as a Senior Research Analyst.
For a short period from Jun 2022 to Aug 2022, he interned at Informed Group, Inc. From Jun 2023 to Aug 2023, he received an internship at Kimberly-Clark based in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Survivor Season 45
Before coming to the show, Austin went through hard training. For the past couple of months, he has been doing around 60-hour fasting and his friends and classmates have been asking him why is he fasting for so long. Without telling his friends that he was going to attend the show, Survivor, he continued with his practices.
He did 230-mile backpacking on the John Muir Trail, climbed to the top of Half Dome, and did backpacking with around 40 pounds of weight to Mount Whitney for 230 miles, etc. he says that during the time of intense practise, he was only thinking of the show, Survivor.
Austin Li Coon Biography
|Real Name||Austin Li Coon|
|Birth Date||23 October 1996|
|Age (as of 2023)||27 Years|
|Birth Place||San Jose, California, U.S.|
|College||University of Chicago Booth School of Business|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 11” – in Centimeters – 180 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 80 kg – in Pounds – 176 lbs|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
|Who is his girlfriend?||Jessica Gingerich|
Austin Li Coon is known to be dating his long-time partner and girlfriend, Jessica Gingerich. Heartened by laughter, bonding with those who enjoy a good time and share laughs means instant friendship for him. As for hobbies, exploring new places with his camera, along with hockey and volleyball, form his ideal recipe for outdoor fun with friends!
Austin is available on LinkedIn with the same name and there he writes that he is Chicago Booth MBA Candidate and is based in Chicago, Illinois, United States. He is also on Instagram with the handle name – austinlicoon, where he has 7,371 followers, 964 following members, and 122 posts. He has uploaded many of his pictures from the show, Survivor. Austin goes by the handle name – Austin Li Coon [@austinlico] on YouTube. There, he has 872 subscribers, 1,067,254 views, and 30 videos. He joined YouTube on 16 November 2010.
Austin Li Coon Net Worth
Austin Li Coon is surely earning a good income because of his hard work and determination. He managed to have odd jobs and volunteering experiences while completing his education simultaneously. Recently, he has been a student and working as a hybrid employee or a hybrid intern at Informed Group, Inc. If he wins the show, The Survivor Season 45, he will be winning around $1 million of amount.