Raven-Symoné, born December 10, 1985, is an acclaimed American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is the winner of various awards, including the Kids’ Choice Awards, N.A.A.C.P. Image Awards, and Young Artist Awards, and has been nominated thrice for the Daytime Emmy Awards. She became one of V.H.1’s 100 Greatest Child Stars of All Time in 2012. Starting as a child star, she appeared on “The Cosby Show” between 1989 and 1992. She got the Raven Baxter part in the Disney Channel’s T.V. series “That’s So Raven” between 2003 and 2007. She has appeared in numerous movies, notably “The Princess Diaries 2” and “Dr. Dolittle” and its sequel. She has also released studio albums while playing Raven Baxter again on “Raven’s Home,” which began in 2017. We’ll help you celebrate her birthday right here.
Raven-Symoné was born on December 10, 1985, in Atlanta, Georgia. Her parents were Christopher Pearman and Lydia (Gaulden) Pearman. Her younger brother’s name is Blaize. She used to work for Atlanta’s Young Faces Inc. modeling agency from the time she was an infant. She also featured prominently in local advertisements in print. At just two years of age, she worked in New York City with Ford Models, featuring in advertisements for Jell-O, Ritz Crackers, Cool Whip, and Fisher-Price. When she was only three years old, her family shifted to Ossining, New York. She went to Park School there.
She appeared on “The Cosby Show” as Olivia while debuting in the sixth season. She was a part of the show until 1992, appearing thereafter as Halle Berry’s younger version in “Alex Haley’s Queen,” before landing a role in “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper.” She debuted in the first episode of season two, staying till the 1997 finale. She also appeared in movies for the first time in “The Little Rascals,” back in 1994. She was also cast in “Dr. Dolittle” with Eddie Murphy in 1998. She also worked in “Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century” in 1999 as Nebula. Subsequent movies included “Dr. Dolittle 2” and also the “My Wife and Kids” comedy series. Her crowning moment came with the Disney Channel’s “That’s So Raven,” which debuted on January 17, 2003. It had a run of 100 episodes, generating dolls, soundtracks, D.V.Ds, and video games galore. She has given voice-overs for “Kim Possible” and has taken part in all the seasons. She has also appeared as the lead in “The Cheetah Girls” for Disney, which formed another franchise with dolls, audio tracks, video games, and more. She has also appeared in “The Princess Diaries 2,” “The Cheetah Girls 2,” for which she was also an executive producer, and “The College Road Trip.” The year 2011 saw her comeback to television with “State of Georgia” for A.B.C. She also appeared in “Sister Act,” the Broadway musical. After numerous other stints, she joined “The View” in 2015. She has been working on “Raven’s Home” since 2017.
She has numerous hit tracks to her credit as a singer, along with multiple studio albums and stints on television and movies as a singer.
She was in a relationship with actress and model AzMarie Livingston between 2012 and 2015. Thereafter, she got married to Miranda Maday, a media manager, in June 2020. She also temporarily retired from acting in 2013 to pursue an associate in fine arts degree at the Academy of Art University, completing the same in 2016.
She appears in “The Cosby Show,” marking her well-received television debut.
She appears in the 1994 movie “The Little Rascals,” marking her movie debut.
She appears in “Dr. Dolittle,” which had Eddie Murphy in the lead.
She stars in the “That’s So Raven” series that airs on the Disney Channel.
Why We Love Raven-Symoné
Raven-Symoné is a same-sex marriage advocate
In advocating for same-sex marriage in society and marrying the love of her life, she has set an example for L.G.B.T.Q. communities on how to shun societal stereotypes. She believes that everyone should have equal rights.
She is always friendly and approachable
She always cares about her fans and how they see her. There are numerous instances of her responding to fans and reaching out to them.
She has always been immensely talented
Imagine modeling from infancy and then becoming a child star. She was always relatable in “That’s So Raven,” while juggling television and movies with so many other assignments and singing.
5 Surprising Facts
Raven-Symoné is a science lover
It may surprise fans that she is a lover of science, known to discuss subjects like quantum mechanics.
She loves “Game of Thrones”
She is also passionate about “Game of Thrones,” not missing a single episode and binge-watching it to her heart’s content.
She auditioned for Effie in “Dreamgirls”
She auditioned for the role of Effie White in “Dreamgirls” but did not get the part.
Her screen name was L.M.D. on A.O.L.
Not many people know that she had a cute screen name, L.M.D. (Little Miss Diva), on A.O.L.
She values the fans’ perceptions of her
She is known for attaching immense importance to the feelings of fans, and she has responded to many of them over the years.
Who is Raven-Symoné’s wife?
She married Miranda Pearman-Manday, the love of her life. Manday is a media manager.
Who is Raven-Symoné's baby?
She is the mother to a wonderful baby girl named Lilianna Pearman.
How old is Raven-Symoné?
She is currently 36 years old.
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