Keke Palmer is an American actress, singer, and popular TV personality. She is popularly known for her role in the drama film Akeelah and the Bee (2006) as a child actor. She is the voice of the main character in the animated movie series ‘Ice Age’. As a singer, she has sung several songs for her movies and tv shows over time. Keke also strives to raise awareness among youth about education.
Keke Palmer Biography
Lauren Keyana Palmer popularly known as Keke Palmer was born in Illinois, US. She belonged to the African-American ethnicity. Keke’s parents – Larry and Sharon Palmer were formerly professional actors and now work in full-time jobs. Keke’s father works for a polyurethane company and her mother is currently employed as a high school teacher who teaches kids with autism.
Palmer as a five-year-old showed vocal promise through singing in a church choir ‘Jesus loves me’. Music has always been her passion but a breakthrough came through her acting skills. She was cast as the lead role in the award-winning film Akeelah and the Bee (2006) in which she played the role of ‘Akeelah Anderson’.
She was part of several Nickelodeon series. She played the lead role in ‘True Jackson, VP’ which was considered one of her major works. Keke Palmer is a passionate singer and songwriter. In 2005, she signed a deal with Atlantic Records even before her breakthrough in acting. In 2007 she released her debut album – ‘So Uncool’.
Keke Palmer Career
Keke Palmer’s first role in the movie was in 2004 in which she played the niece of the character that was played by Queen Latifah in ‘Barbershop 2: Back in Business’. In the same year, she bagged a role in an episode of the CBS series ‘Cold case’. To be recognised as a singer, she released her first single ‘All my girlz’ which was later on included in the soundtrack of
Akeelah and the Bee.
She worked on several films which made her a prominent child star actress which included – ‘Madea’s Family Reunion’ (2006), ‘Jump In’ (2007), ‘The Longshots’(2008) and Shrink (2009).
One of her recent notable roles would be Fox’s ‘Scream Queens’ (2015-16), Epix’s Berlin Station (2017-19), MTV’s scream: Resurrection (2019), and ‘Hustlers’ (2019). She also co-hosted ‘ABC’s Strahan’ and ‘Sara and Keke’ in 2019-20. Keke is a multi-talented performer who won Primetime Emmy in 2021 for her role in the series ‘Turnt Up with the Taylors’.
|Age:||29 years old|
|Birthdate:||26 August 1993|
|Full name:||Lauren Keyana “Keke” Palmer|
|Father’s name:||Larry Palmer|
|Mother’s name:||Sharon Palmer|
|Height:||5 feet 6 inches|
|Keke Palmer Net Worth:||$ 7.5 million|
|Favorite music:||R&B, Hip Hop, Pop|
|Favorite sport:||Football, Basketball|
|Favorite food:||Bacon Cheeseburgers and fries|
Keke Palmer Net worth
Keke Palmer is a known actress, singer-songwriter, voice actor, and activist and has always been one of the most influential celebrities in the industry. The multi-talented performer has done it all which adds up to her yearly net worth. As updated in 2022, her net worth is around
Keke Palmer’s Physical Appearance
|Height:||5 feet 6 inches|
|Eye color:||Dark Brown|
Keke Palmer Family and Relationships
Keke Palmer was born in a middle-class catholic family. Her parents were professional actors and now work full-time. Keke’s father – works for a polyurethane company and her mother works as a high school teacher by profession for children with autism. Keke has three siblings and she is a middle child. She has an older sister, Loreal, and twin siblings – Lawrence and Lawrencia.
Keke is currently unmarried but is expecting her first child with her boyfriend, Darius Daulton.
They have been dating since the summer of 2021 and went Instagram official in August. In December, Keke Palmer announced her pregnancy which confirms that things are serious. Darius is very low-key about his relationship with Keke.
Facts about Keke Palmer
- Keke Palmer supports the Black lives movement. She was vocal about it at the 2020 MTV music awards.
- She is a fashion icon. She is known for both classics as well as bold looks.
- She was the voice of a game character.
- Keke was the first ‘black Cinderalla’ played in the movie ‘Rags’.
- Keke loves singing more than acting.
- One of her favorite rappers is Kanye West.
- Keke Palmer can rap.
- Keke Palmer works for the development and importance of education among youth and how fun it is to learn and be smart.
- Keke Palmer has 11 tattoos on her body.
Frequently asked questions about Keke Palmer
What is Keke Palmer famous for?
She is known for her multi-talented personality and is popularly known for acting, singing, and also hosting television programs.
Is Keke Palmer related to Queen Latifah?
No. She played the role of Queen Latifah’s niece in a movie that was released in 2004.
Keke Palmer’s age?
She is 29 years old.
Keke Palmer’s Husband?
She is currently unmarried but is in a serious relationship with her boyfriend, Darius Daulton.
Does Keke Palmer have children?
She is expecting her first child, as she announced in December 2022.
What is Keke Palmer’s real name?
Her real name is Lauren Keyana Palmer