An American living legend who is an actress, singer, songwriter, and producer known as Raven-Symone. Her career started as a child actress in the role as Olivia Kendall on The Cosby Show from 1989-1992. Raven starring major tv shows (sitcom) are Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, That’s So Raven, State of Georgia, and Raven’s Home among others. Besides these, she has appeared in numerous tv shows, movies, and reality shows. Raven’s Home and Sydney to the Max are the TV series where she directed in 2006 and in 2009.
Besides acting career, she is also active in the music industry since her early career. As a singer, she has released 4 studio albums and 4 soundtrack albums. She has won several awards among numerous nominations in her career. Awards and honors received by Raven Symone are discussed below.
What is Raven-Symone famous for?
- Her role as Olivia Kendall in the sitcom, The Cosby Show.
- Her role as Nicole Lee in the sitcom, Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper.
- Her role as Raven Baxter in the supernatural sitcom, That’s So Raven.
- Her role as Raven Baxter in the family sitcom, Raven’s Home.
Raven-Symone Early Life
Raven Symone Christina Pearman is her real birth name but known as Raven anonymously. She was born on December 10, 1985, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. She is of African-American ethnicity and she holds an American nationality. She has one younger brother name Blaize Symone. Raven’s father’s name is Christopher Pearman and her mother’s name is Lydia Gaulden. There is no information about her parent’s occupation and her siblings.
Regarding her education, she attended Park School in New York and she graduated from North Springs High School in Atlanta and she took a break from her acting and enrolled at Acting of Art University in 2013 to pursue an associate degree in fine arts where she completed in 2016. She is Sagittarius by her Zodiac sign and Christianity is her religion.
Well, she is familiar to the public with her modeling, singing, acting, and more with social media, she has good fan followers in her social media accounts.
Twitter: [email protected] and has 615.9K followers
Instagram: [email protected] and has 2.3M followers.
Facebook: Raven-Symone @ravensymone and has 5.2M followers.
Raven-Symone Movies and TV Shows
Raven Symone started her career in early age since the age of 2 or 3 she starts her career on doing modeling with Ford Models in New York City and appeared in ads for Ritz Crackers, Jell-O, Fisher-price and Cool Whip when they moved to Ossining, New York. She went to Park School for her schooling. Her debut TV series was “The Cosby Show” as Olivia Kendall from 1989-1992 and she was in the main role for 3 episodes and she has was won Young Artist Award for Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Under Nine and TV Land Award for impact Award and also nominated for Young Artist Award for Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress under ten. She has also done “Hanging with Mr. Cooper” from 1993 to 1997 as a Nicole Lee, Main role, and nominated for NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress and Young Artist Award for Best Youth comedienne for that show.
“Kim Possible” is the TV Series where she voiced Monique. From 2003-2007 a TV Series “That’s So Raven” where she played a lead role as Raven Baxter and she was an executive producer for 22 episodes. She has won numerous awards for this Tv Series. She has won NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Programme (2004-2008), Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite Television Actress (2004-2005), Young Artist Award for Outstanding Young Performer in a TV Series. She was nominated for BET Comedy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2004-2005. She was nominated NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series. She was nominated IN Gracie Allen Award, Kid’s Choice Award NAMIC Vision, Young Artist Award for different categories.
She has also worked as Executive Producer in “The Cheetah Girls 2” in 2006, “Raven Baxter” as Raven Baxter as a lead role from 2017 till present. She has also appeared in the television reality show “Celebrity Watch Party” on May 7, 2020. She has also appeared in the American Musical reality competition TV Series in “Drop the Mic” in 2019. She was also a part of An American Syndicated entertainment news program in “Celebrity Page” FROM 2017-2020. In 2016 she was participated in “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” reality competition television series all-star and spin-off produced by Word of Wonder for Logo TV. She has also appeared in “Oprah: Where Are They Now” show, an American reality television series on Oprah Winfrey Network in 2014. She has also appeared as a competitor in “Rocco’s Dinner Party” an American reality competition series in 2011. She has appeared in many TV series as a guest or for short term acts like Kidsongs, My Wife and Kids, Cory in the House, Sonny with a Chance, Revenge of the Bridesmaids, See Dad Run, Empire, The Masked Singer and many more. She has given her voice in animated TV series in different acts. Guardians of the Galaxy, Big City Greens, Pixie Hollow Bake-off, Pixie Hollow Games, American Dad, Kim possible, Higglytown Heroes, Fillmore, and more are her voice appearance TV Series.
When we talk about her movie, she has done a tremendous job in her acting career. Her first debut movie was “The Muppets at Walt Disney” in 1990 which was a comedy movie as she played as a “Little Girl”. IT was a TV movie. She has played Dr.Dolittle in 1998 as Charisse Dolittle and she was nominated NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress and For Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite Female Movie Star in 1998 and 2001 and earned $294.5 million worldwide during its theatrical run and in Dr. Dolittle2 they earned $176.1 million worldwide.
She was also the executive producer for the movie “College Road Trip” in 2008,. She has also provided her voice in different movies like Animal crackers in 2017, The Pirate Fairy(2014), Secret of the Wings(2012), Tinker Bell(2008) and the Great Fairy Rescue(2010), Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure(2009), Tinker Bell(2008), Everyon’e Hero (2006), Fan Albert (2004).
Along with the acting in TV series and in movies and providing voice, she loves to sing and she has plenties of albums done by her. She started singing career at the age of seven when she signed with MCA Records in 1993 and she is the youngest person ever to sign. She took vocal lessons from Missy Elliott. Her debut album is”Here’s to New Dreams” which was released on June 22, 1993. A song from that album “That’s What Little Girls are Made off” and “Raven Is The Flavor” reached No.68 on the Billboard Hot 100. The album sold 73,000 copies in the US.
She released her second album in 1999 which is “Undeniable”. This album didn’t go well and able to sell 2000 copies only. Her third album “This Is My Time” was released on September 21, 2004, by Hollowood Records and the album is her debut with Disney-owned label. This album reached number 51 on the US Billboard 200. This album makes records of selling 235,000 copies up to February 2007 in the US.
Her fourth Album “Raven Symone” was released on April 29, 2008, in the US and it was her last album released by Hollywood Records and is her latest album to date. Her songs are mostly R&B songs and this album didn’t go well in the market. The album debuted on the Billboard 200 at number 159 selling 4,400 copes in its first week. This album was released in Canada and the US in April 2008 and Australia in July 2008.
She did concerts to promote and support her albums. The tour was named “This Is My Time” by visiting North America in 2006. She did almost 40 shows at numerous music festivals and state fairs in the United States. She did another music tour on “Live in Concert Tour” to promote and support her last album with Hollywood Records in 2008 and continued through 2009.
Raven-Symone Awards and Honors
She has done numerous plays in TV Series, movies, and singing. She has won many awards and many nominations in very different categories and in different years. She has won 12 awards from 27 nominations as of now.
She won Young Artist Awards for Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Under Nine for “The Cosby Show” in 1991, Michael Landon Award for in 2005, Outstanding Young Performers in a TV Series for “That’s So Raven” in 2005.
She Won TV Land Awards for Impact Award for The Cosby Show in 2011.
She won Radio Disney Music Awards for Best Actor/Actress-Turned Singer in 2005.
She won NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program (Series or special) for That’s So Raven in 2004,2005,2006,2007 and in 2008.
She won Kid’s Choice Awards for Favorite Television Actress for That’s So Raven in 2004 and 2005.
She was nominated for numerous categories for her acting and her singing performances.
She was nominated in BET Comedy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in Comedy Series for That’s So Raven” in 2004 and 2005.
She was nominated for Black Reel Awards for Best Actress Television for The Cheetah Girls in 2004.
She was nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host for The View in 2016 and Nominated for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Program in 2018 for Raven’s Home.
She was also nominated for Gracie Allen Awards for Outstanding Female Lead in a COmedy for That’s So Raven in 2005.
She was nominated for NAMIC Vision Awards for Best Comedic Performance for That’s So Raven in 2004,2005 and 2008.
She was nominated for Radio Disney Music Awards for Most stylist Singer and Favorite TV Star who sings in 2006.
She was nominated for Teen Choice Awards for Choice TV Actress in Comedy for That’s So Raven in 2004, 2005, and 2006.
She was nominated for Young Artist Awards for Outstanding Actress Under Ten in a Television Series for The Cosby Show in 1993, Best Youth Comedienne for Hanging with Mr. Cooper in 1994, Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy for Drama); Leading Young Actress for That’s So Raven in 2004.
Who is Miranda Maday: Raven Symone’s Wife
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Raven Symone is a married woman. Her sexual orientation is Lesbian. Once she wrote on Twitter in May 2012 “My sexual orientation is mine and the person I’m dating to know. I’m not one for a public display of my life”.
She has dated Jonathan ‘Lil J’ McDaniel where they met at the set of “That’s So Raven”. They were romantically linked to each other from October 2003 to November 2007.
She starts dating Jussie Smollett who was a Brazilian actor from December 2007 to July 2011. It was rumored that she was pregnant with his baby but denied by Raven.
After breaking up with Jussie, Raven started dating with American model, AzMarie Livingston in December 2011, they were together for three years and separated by 2015.
She has also revealed that Raven and actor Orlando have dated in the past in an interview with Jasmine Brand in 2016.
Later finally Raven and her current girlfriend Miranda Pearman Maday announced their marriage in June 2020. They got married privately at the age of 34 years old. They shared on her verified Instagram account Thursday that she has married girlfriend Miranda Maday. A picture of the happy couple embracing served as their wedding announcement.
How Tall is Raven-Symone?
Raven is an actress, model and she maintains her figure properly with a proper diet and exercise. She has a slim body and she is 1.57m ( 5feet 2 inches) tall and she has a weight of 58kg (128 lbs). Black is her Hair Color and Dark Brown is her Eye color. 38-28-37 (Chest, Waist, and Hips) is her body measurements. She wears a 34D size of Bra and her shoe size is 8.5(US) or 39 (EU).
Raven-Symone Net Worth
She is a well-known tv actress, comedian, model, producers, singer. Her primary income source is from her profession of acting, modeling, and endorsements. She has also modeled for print advertisements and appeared in commercials for Cool Whip, Fisher-price, Jell-O, and Ritz crackers. Raven’s net worth as of 2020 is approx. $250,000.