Popularly known as Raven is a songwriter, singer, producer, director and also an American Actress. Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman was born on December 10th, 1985 at Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Christopher Pearman and Lydia, the parents , have two children. The other one is Raven’s brother, Blaize.
Raven Symoné Career Details
She started her career as child actress. At the age of two, She was signed by Ford Model Agency where she did advertisements for Jell-O ,Fisher Price And Cool Whip. At the age of three in 1989, she auditioned for Ghost Dads , a Bill Cosby Movie, but was rejected for the role she asked for because she was too young for it. Nevertheless, she got a different role in “The Cosby Show” , as Cosby liked Raven so much. After the finale in 1992, she appeared in a Movie, Queen: The story of a American Family. This movie was based on book of Alex Haley. She, then took lessons from Missy Elliot as she was signed by MCA records for her debut album. This album was released in June 22,1993 and was named “Here’s to New Dreams”. The album had two singles. Unfortunately, it was not a successful venture which lead her to drop MCA records.
The next role she got in 1993 was “Nicole Lee” in the movie “Hangin’ with Mr.Cooper”. Quickly, she turned on to her big role in the movie “The Little Rascals”. It was huge success and Raven’s fanbase started growing enormously. In 1996, Christopher , her father , founded RayBlaze Records and launched an album “Undeniable” with Raven. Thus album was released in 1999 and sold over 2000 copies in U.S. In 1997, Hangin’ with Cooper ended. Raven, in 1998, got her first lead role in movie, “Dr,Dolittle”. It was a huge success worldwide. After shining in the light of success , in 2001, she was signed for its sequel, “Dr.Dolittle 2” and was hit at approx. $176 million worldwide. She also worked under the production ABC in the same year.
In 2002, she was signed for two films of Kim Possible. She was then signed by Disney, for its series “That’s So Raven”, where she got the lead role. This series released in January 2003 and ended late 2007. This series was highly successful earning around $400 million. It was also nominated for Emmy Awards in 2005 and 2007. In 2003, she also did some outstanding songs like “The Cheetah Girls” and “This is my Time”. Both the songs were ranked 33 and 51 on Billboard respectively. In the same year, “That’s so Raven” soundtrack was recorded , which took 44th place on Billboard 200. She did lead role in “The Cheetah Girls” and it was successful. She also made appearance in “The princess Diaries 2” .
In 2006, She signed for “The Cheetah Girls 2” which was the “Most Watched Movie “ of Disney. In the same year, “That’s So Raven Too!” Soundtrack was released and was ranked no.44 on Billboard Top 200. After that, “The Cheetah Girls 2” film soundtrack was released and it was ranked 5 of Top 200 of Billboard. Over 1.3 Million copies were sold and was certified as Platinum sales by The RIAA. This was a huge success.
In 2008, Raven did a lead role in comedy film “College Road Trip”, was ranked no.2 film at the box office. In the same year, she also did her fourth album which was ranked 159th on Billboard.
Providing more great albums and movies, Raven finally took a short break where she enrolled at Academy of Art University in 2012. Currently, She is an executive producer of Raven’s home, which was created on July 21, 2017.
Is Raven Symoné Really A Lesbian?
Raven is a lesbian and she had cleared that through a tweet. Although she is not getting married. She had a girlfriend. She introduced her girlfriend in 2015 , AzMazarie Linvingston.
But they ended their relationship three years later. This was announced by Raven herself.
There was also a rumour that Raven gave birth to someone child. These rumours were denied by Raven herself. Disney named Raven “$400 million girl” . The reason is that Disney made $400 million income through one of them produced series of Raven’s.
Raven Symoné Net Worth
It is said that net worth of Raven Symoné is around $55 million, but there are also some reports that lead her net worth to $120 million.