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Keke Palmer bio, age, parents, husband, children, net worth

Keke Palmer bio, age, parents, husband, children, net worth – Keke Palmer, an American actress, singer, and television personality, was born Lauren Keyana Palmer.

She has won a Primetime Emmy Award, five NAACP Image Awards, and has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Keke Palmer

She is well known for playing leading and character roles in comedy-drama productions. She was listed among the most influential people in the world in 2019 by Time magazine.

Palmer speaks to kids about the value of education while working with the Boys’ and Girls’ Clubs of the American nonprofit program Cool To Be Smart. She also supports the Girl Scouts and urban farming.

She has volunteered for organizations like Saving Our Daughters and the YWCA.

Keke Palmer Biography

Keke Palmer

Her parents, who met at drama school and were raised Catholic, were both professional actors before settling into full-time careers. Her mother is a high school teacher who works with autistic students, and her father is a polyurethane company employee. Her father serves as a volunteer Catholic deacon as well.

The nickname “Keke” is not a contraction of “Keyana,” as Palmer claims; rather, it originated with her older sister, who had an imaginary friend by that name before she was even born.

Her first performance was in a church, but she gained recognition when she appeared on stage at a popular Chicago tourist attraction. Palmer, then nine years old, attended an audition for a stage production of The Lion King in 2002.

She played the niece of rapper and actress Queen Latifah in the 2004 film Barbershop 2: Back in Business, which gave her her first acting role. Palmer inked a recording contract with Atlantic Records in 2005.

Palmer made her acting debut in the 2006 movie Akeelah and the Bee, where she played the title character, a bright 11-year-old from a rough neighborhood who competes in the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Palmer started playing the lead in the Nickelodeon sitcom True Jackson, VP in 2008. Palmer was also the composer and performer of the show’s theme song. True Jackson, VP paid Palmer $20,000 per episode, ranking her as the fourth-highest paid child star in television.

In the Winx Club revival that aired on Nickelodeon, Palmer made her voiceover debut as Aisha. For her voiceover work, she was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. Palmer starred in the January 2012 movie Joyful Noise in 2012.

She voiced Peaches in Ice Age: Continental Drift and produced and starred in the television musical film Rags.

Palmer released the song “You Got Me” with Kevin McCall in July 2012. On July 11, 2012, the single’s music video was made available.

In the 2013 TLC biopic CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, which aired in October on VH1, Palmer played Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas. After that, she starred in the June 17, 2014, horror movie Animal.

She played Zayday Williams in Ryan Murphy’s horror-comedy series Scream Queens from September 2015 to December 2016.

Keke Palmer

Palmer played Marty Maraschino in the television special Grease: Live in January 2016.

Palmer’s performance was deemed “a standout” by Rolling Stone’s Britany Spanos, who also praised her “assertiveness, confidence, and biting sense of humor.”

When the COVID-19 pandemic ended live studio programming across the industry in March 2020 and ABC decided to shift the timeslot towards news, Strahan, Sara, and Keke abruptly came to an end.

Later, Palmer was nominated for an Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host Daytime Emmy Award alongside Haines and Strahan.

Palmer will serve as the host of the Disney+ reality competition series Foodtastic in 2021. Palmer played the lead role in Krystin Ver Linden’s 2022 film Alice, which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

She also provided the narration for the HBO Max documentary Not So Pretty, which was directed by Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering and examined the beauty industry.

She played Emerald Haywood in the thriller Nope directed by Jordan Peele that same year, for which she won praise from critics and the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Jimmy Fallon served as executive producer and a regular celebrity guest on the NBC reboot of the game show Password in 2022, which Palmer hosted for the first time.

Keke Palmer Age

She was born on August 26, 1993, so as of 2022, her age was 29 years.

Keke Palmer Height

She has a height of 1.68 meters.

Keke Palmer Parents

Her parents are Sharon Palmer and Larry Palmer.

Keke Palmer Husband

Currently, she is not married, however, she is dating. In contrast to her previous relationships, Palmer and actor Darius Daulton, the brother of Insecure star Sarunas Jackson, made their relationship Instagram-official in March 2022.

The specifics of Palmer’s relationship with Jackson have largely remained a secret. Although the pictures with her boyfriend are no longer on her page, she revealed during her appearance on The Tamron Hall Show in November that she and Jackson had made their Instagram accounts official.

Keke Palmer Children

On December 3, 2022, Palmer announced she was expecting her first child while hosting Saturday Night Live.

Keke Palmer Net Worth

Keke Palmer reportedly has a net worth of $7.5 million.

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