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Coco Austin Calls Ice T ''the Perfect Man'' in Heartfelt 66th Birthday Message

The wife of the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit star honored his special day. 

By Jackie Manno

February 16 marks the 66th birthday of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit star Ice T, and to honor the occasion, his wife, Coco Austin, gave him the most heartfelt birthday shoutout.

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In the montage that Austin posted to her official Instagram page, we get to see a slew of snapshots of them posing together throughout the years, including some adorable throwback footage of them bonding with their 8-year-old daughter, Chanel

''Happy Birthday to the love of my life 💝 Your the perfect man for me.. Hope you get everything in life you want cuz you deserve it! Chanel loves you and thinks your the best "Big Daddy" ever lol . LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!'' she gushed in the caption. 

Happy birthday, Ice T!

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Ice T and Coco Austin other recent celebrations

Ice T and Austin certainly have a lot to celebrate lately, as the rapper recently posted a throwback picture of them wearing matching red outfits together for Valentines Day. 

''Happy Valentines Day ❤️ to all of you and your Valentine! I Love you @Coco #EverybodyKeepItSexy,'' Ice T captioned the post. 

Then, On New Year's Day 2024, Ice T and Austin celebrated 23 years of marriage, and Austin took to Instagram to show off a sweet moment from their vow renewal in 2011.

"Here's to 23 years with this guy!! My rock! My diamond in the rough! Love you beyond #HappyAnniversary #HappyNewYear2024 #nowordscandescribe," she wrote in the caption. 

As for Ice T's shoutout, he shared some fun, throwback picture of the two wearing matching getups while partying in New York City. 

Coco Austin holds Ice T's arm on the red carpet for aw & Order: Special Victims Unit 25th Anniversary Celebration

"Today is Coco and my 23rd Anniversary! ❤️ Keep it fun, Keep it sexy, and by all means ‘Stay in LOVE!’ It just gets better every year..! EVERYONE have an Incredible New Years 🍾 2024 💎," he captioned the post. 

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Ice T and Austin met while on the set of a music video in 2001, and the two got married a year later in Las Vegas. In a 2021 interview with InTouch Weekly, Ice T talked about the reason why he thinks their marriage is still so strong today. 

"We address problems quickly. She doesn’t say, 'I’m mad at you from last month.' How am I supposed to fix something if I didn’t know it was broken?" he explained to the outlet. "And we compromise. If you want to win every argument and do whatever you want to do, there’s a name for that — it’s called being single!"