Keke Palmer Biography

Updated On May 29, 2019 Published On Jun 10, 2016
Facts of Keke Palmer
Date of Birth: 1993 , August-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
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Keke Palmer is an American actress, rapper, singer, songwriter and a presenter. She is best known for her debut album So Uncool and the hit single Keep It Movin. As an actress she is popular for her appearance in movies like Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Ice Age: Continental Drift and Winx Club: The Secret of the Lost Kingdom.

Keke Palmer's early life

Keke P[almer was born as Lauren Keyana Palmer on 26th August 1993 in Harvey, Illinois. She is the daughter of Larry Palmer and Sharon Palmer. They were both former professional actors. 

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She is an American by birth and her ethnicity is African-American. She has not disclosed her academic qualifications.

Keke Palmer's personal life, affairs, and relationships

In 2010, Keke began dating Rodney King. Rodney King is an African - American guy. They continued this love affair for about three years and even planned to get married to be one another spouse, but unfortunately, they called off their relationship at the end of 2013.

A few months later after she broke up with King, Keke was seen with Quincy Brown. Quincy Brown is an actor, singer, and model and he is best known for being the son of model and actress Kim Porter and Sean Combs.

They began their romantic love life from October 2013 and split up in March 2014. They resumed their love life from June 2014. Keke's parents are happily married and there is no sign of them getting divorced.

Keke Palmer's professional career

In 2002, Keke auditioned for a musical The Lion King but she was not offered a role in this musical. Two years later, she won the role of Gina's niece in an American comedy-drama film Barbershop 2: Back in Business, featuring Ice Cube.

That year she was also seen in the Television series like Cold Case, Strong Medicine, and The Wool.

Her breakthrough role as an actress came in 2006 after she portrayed the role of Akeelah Anderson in an American drama film Akeelah and the Bee.

She is also well acclaimed for her role in the movies like The Longshots, Shrink, Ice Age: Continental Drift, starring Denis Leary and so on.

Besides acting, she is also known for being a singer. In 2007, she featured on the single It's My Turn Now. Her debut EP Keke Palmer was released on 17th of July 2007. Two months later, she released her debut album under the title So Uncool.

Keke Palmer's net worth and salary

Her net worth is $8.5 millionKeke has endorsement deals with several brands and products such as with shoe and accessory online subscription service ShoeDazzle and makes around $500 thousand from endorsements.

With income from endorsements and acting career, she generates annual revenue of over $1 million.

In 2008, she starred the lead role of True Jackson in the TV series True Jackson, VP, for this role she earned the salary of $20,000 per episode.

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Keke Palmer facts on timeline

Born in Harvey, Illinois, United States

August 26 , 1993

Five feet and six inches tall, Keke Palmer was born as Lauren Keyana Palmer in the early 1990s in Harvey, Illinois, United States of America to Larry Palmer and Sharon Palmer. Both of her parents are professional actors. She is an American.

Began her acting career

2004

Keke Palmer auditioned for a musical The Lion King but she was not offered a role in this musical. Two years later, she won the role of Gina's niece in an American comedy-drama film Barbershop 2: Back in Business.

Appeared in the movie, Akeelah and the Bee

2006

Keke Palmer breakthrough role as an actress came in 2006 after she portrayed the role of Akeelah Anderson in an American drama film Akeelah and the Bee. She is also well acclaimed for her role in the movies like The Longshots, Shrink, Ice Age: Continental Drift and so on.

Appeared in the television series, True Jackson, VP

2008

Keke Palmer starred the lead role of True Jackson in the TV series True Jackson, VP, for this role she earned the salary of $20,000 per episode. She starred in this TV series for the next three years. 

First EP, Keke Palmer

July 17 , 2007

Besides acting, Keke Palmer is also known for being a singer. In 2007, she featured on the singles like It's My Turn Now, Footwurkin and Keep It Movin. Her debut EP Keke Palmer was released on 17th of July 2007.

Released her debut album, So Uncool

September 17 , 2007

Multi talented lady, Keke Palmer is a popular singer and songwriter from United States. Her debut album was released on 17th of September 2007 under the title So Uncool. This album was released by Atlantic Records. 

Dated Rodney King

20101

Keke Palmer began her romantic love affairs with Rodney King. Rodney King is an African and American guy. They continued this love life for about three years and they finally called off this love life at the end of 2013.

Began dating Quincy Brown

2013

Few months later after she broke up with King, Keke Palmer was seen with Quincy Brown. Quincy Brown is an actor, singer and model and he is best known for being the son of model and actress Kim Porter and Sean Combs. They began their romantic love life from October 2013 and split up in March 2014. They resumed their love life from June 2014.

Won Black Movie Awards

2006

Keke Palmer is popular for starring the role of Akeelah Anderson in an American drama film Akeelah and the Bee. For this role she got her first nomination in Black Movie Awards in 2006 and she was honored with this award that year for Outstanding Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. 

Won Black Reel Awards

2007

Keke Palmer got nominated in Black Reel Awards for Best Breakthrough Performance and Best Actress. She was honored with this award that year from her later nomination and that was for her role in the movie Akeelah and the Bee. 

Won Image Awards

2007

Keke Palmer got nominated in Image Awards for the first time in her life in Image Awards in 2005 and she won this award in 2007 for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture. She has also been awarded with this award in 2009 for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program - Series or Special. 

Net Worth Update

2018

Keke Palmer has an estimated net worth of $8.5 million.