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Keke Palmer Biography and Wiki
Keke Palmer is a well-known American actress, singer, and television personality. For her work in comedy-drama productions, she has received a Primetime Emmy Award, five NAACP Image Awards, and nominations for a Daytime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2019, Time magazine named her one of the world’s most influential people.
Keke Palmer’s Age and Birthday
How old is Keke? Palmer was born Lauren Keyana Palmer on August 26, 1993, in Harvey, Illinois, the United States of America. She is 29 years old as of 2022. Celebrating her birthday every 26th of August.
Keke Palmer Height
Keke stands at a height of 5’6″ (168 cm) tall.
Keke Palmer Nationality and Ethnicity
She is an American national and citizen by birth. She was born in Harvey, Illinois, United State of America. She is of mixed ethnicity/heritage/ancestry of African American. ALSO READ: Gabrielle Elyse
Keke Palmer Parents | Father| Sister
Palmer was born and raised in Harvey, Illinois, to former professional actors Sharon and Larry Palmer. Her father is employed by a polyurethane company, and her mother is a high school teacher who works with autistic children. She has three siblings Lawrence Palmer, Lawrencia Palmer, and Loreal Palmer.
Keke Palmer Married|Husband and Son
Palmer dated Rodney King for three years, from 2010 to 2013. She’d had a crush on him since she first saw him on the set of ‘True Jackson, Vice President in 2008. She has been dating actor Quincy Brown since October 2013.
Keke Palmer Career
In 2004, she made her acting debut in ‘Barbershop 2: Back in Business.’ She portrayed Queen Latifah’s character’s niece. Six weeks after moving to Los Angeles, she landed a role in an episode of the CBS series ‘Cold Case’ (2004). Within a year, she had appeared in a national K-Mart commercial and had been chosen through a national search program to play opposite William H. Macy in the film ‘The Wool Cap.’ In an attempt to establish herself as a singer, she appeared in the ‘American Idol spin-off series ‘American Juniors,’ which was later canceled. In 2005, Atlantic Records signed her and released her debut single.
She was cast as ‘Akeelah Anderson in the award-winning film ‘Akeelah and the Bee in 2006. She enchanted critics and audiences alike with her portrayal of a poor bright girl attempting to win the ‘Scripps National Spelling Bee.’ The following year, she received a supporting role in the film ‘Madea’s Family Reunion.’ For the first time, she performed in front of thousands of people in November 2006, in Carson, California, for VH1’s ‘Save the Music’ Battle of the High School Marching Bands competition. Later, she appeared in the music video for Ludacris and Mary J. Blige’s song “Runaway Love.” The same year, her song ‘Tonight’ was featured as the first song in the film’s end credits.
She played Mary in the Disney Channel Original Movie ‘Jump In!’ in 2007, which featured her songs ‘It’s My Turn Now’ and ‘Jumpin’. She also appeared in the thriller ‘Cleaner,’ alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Eva Mendes. Her debut album, ‘So Uncool,’ was released on September 18, 2007, with the single ‘Footworkin” as the lead single. Despite favorable reviews, the album did poorly on the ‘Billboard charts. She was cast as the lead in the Nickelodeon sitcom ‘True Jackson, VP’ in 2008. Palmer also performed the show’s theme song. The same year, she starred in the films The Longshots’ and ‘Shrink.’
She switched from Atlantic Records to Interscope Records in 2010. The following year, she released ‘Awaken,’ her first mixtape, which featured the single ‘The One You Call.’ Her self-titled second mixtape was released in 2012.
From 2011 to 2014, she was a main character in the Nickelodeon series ‘Winx Club.’ In the 2012 animated film ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift,’ she also voiced the character Peaches. That same year, she co-starred in the film ‘Joyful Noise,’ alongside Queen Latifah, and she also produced and starred in the Nickelodeon musical ‘Rags.’ Her most recent major role was in ‘Scream Queens,’ a Fox horror series. She has been the main character of Zayday Williams for two seasons since 2015.
Keke Palmer Net Worth
Palmer has an estimated net worth of 7.5 million dollars.
Keke Palmer Movies
1. Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
2. Pimp (2018)
3. Brotherly Love (2015)
4. Imperial Dreams (2014)
5. Joyful Noise (2012)
6. Shrink (2009)
7. Hustlers (2019)
8. Cleaner (2007)
9. Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004)
10. Madea’s Family Reunion (2006)