Lauren Keyena Palmer, popularly known as “keke palmer”, is an American actress, singer and television star born on the 26th August 1993 in the city of Harvey, Illinois, United State of America. She became popular for the role in Akeelah and the Bee at age eleven and auditioning for a role in Lion King at the age of nine. Keke first discovered her singing talent when she sang in church at the age of five, she later enhanced her skills by performing at a Chicago Tourist destination. Presently, Keke palmer has starred in several movies and worked on a lot of entertainment projects.
Keke Palmer Career Details
Keke Palmer had a taste of stardom very early in her life. In 2004, she had her first role in the movie “Barbershop 2: Back in Business”, where she played the role of the niece of famous rapper and actress Queen Latifah. In the next year, she signed her a record deal with Atlantic Records, and featured in other television series and movie projects like “Knights of the South Bronx”, “Second Time Around”. And “ER”.
She also appeared in other television shows like “Cold Case”, “Law & Order” and was nominated for Screen Actors Guild’s Best Leading Actress category for the role as William H. Macy in the “The Wool Cap” movie. In that same year, with the help of famous producer Ralph Farqhuar, she tried to push her pilot episode with Disney Channel for her proposed show, “Keke and Jamal”, but it did not work out eventually.
In 2006, she acted in her biggest movie project titled “Akeelah and the Bee”, where she played the role of a young girl in pursuit of a National Spelling Bee Championship. Young Keke Palmer also recorded a song titled “All My Girlz”, which was a part of the movie’s soundtrack. Also, she starred in popular Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Family Reunion” in the same year.
In 2007, her acting career was on a fulltime run, she worked the likes of Samuel L. Jackson and Eva Mendes in “The Cleaner” movie, as well as, “The Longshots”, where she played the role of Jasmine Plummer, a girl who was a quarterback on an all-boys football team that went on to win the national championship. She starred alongside famous rapper and actor Ice Cube. She received an NAACP award for her voiceover in Nickelodeon’s “Winx Club” in 2011, and also did a voiceover for “Peaches” in the animation “Ice Age’s, Continental Drift and Collision Course” in 2012 and 2016 respectively.
In later years, she was already moving into adult roles in her movie career, she starred in notable movies and television programs like “Imperial Dreams” and “Animals”, TV shows like “Degrassi: The Next Generation” and “90210”. Also, she acted in “Scream Queens”, “Berlin Station” and a musical drama titled “Star”. In 2018, she played the leading role in “Pimp” and acted alongside superstar Jenifer Lopez in the movie hit “Hustlers” in 2019.
She capped with up with appearances in the series “Scream” and secured a permanent role in the show “Strahan, Sara and Keke’, where she received a Daytime Emmy nomination for co-hosting the show. She also hosted “Singled Out”, dating show, on Quibi. According to Biography.com, Keke has worked on other projects including music albums and mixtapes like “So cool”, “Waited to Exhale”, “Awaken” and so on. She is the author of books like “I don’t belong to you: Quiet the Noise” and “Find Your Voice” published in 2017.
Keke Palmer Net Worth
CelebrityNetworth.com puts Keke Palmer’s net worth at $7.5 million. She made her fortune from her long career in the entertainment industry.
Keke Palmer Dating History And Marriage Details
Keke Palmer is not married, as she tries to keep her dating life away from the public. However, she was in a young romance with Cordin Bleu in 2007, and fellow child star, Tyler James Williams in 2009. Also, she dated the likes of Rodney King and Quincy Brown.
She is not a mother to any child, but she does have motherhood in mind. This was made known in her interview on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” in 2018.
Keke Palmer Family Details With Parents And Siblings
She comes from Christian family background. Her parents are Larry and Sharon Palmer, who were professional actors themselves for a while. Her siblings include Loreal Palmer, her elder sister, and her twin siblings, Lawrence and Lawrencia Palmer.
Keke Palmer Body Measurements
Keke Palmer has a unique hourglass shape that blends with her height. She is 5”6 in height and weighs about 57kg.
Keke Palmer Houses And Cars
According to Bazaar.com Keke Palmer lives in her house in Los Angeles and she owns several cars like Mercedes Benz E550, Roll-Royce and so on.