Appeared in a Volkswagen commercial in 2004, entitled "Rear View." (Marketing Y Medios).
When she hosted the show Control (1994), Cote went by the name "Maria Jose de Pablo".
Her parents are separated. Her mother lives in Chile, but they often visit each other. They bond over cooking.
High school graduate of New World School of the Arts (NWSA) in Miami, Florida, class of 1996.
Attended Arvida Middle School in Miami, Florida.