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Kyla Pratt

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Date of Birth: 1986 , September-16
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch

Quick Timeline of Kyla Pratt

1986 Born in Los Angeles, California, United States
1997 Starred in Riot
1998 Starred in Barney's Great Adventure
1998 Starred in Dr Dolittle
2001 Starred in Dr Dolittle 2
2004 Starred in Fat Albert
2015 Starred in The Soul Man

Detail Timeline of Kyla Pratt

September 16 , 1986

Born in Los Angeles, California, United States

Kyla Pratt was born in Los Angeles, California, United States to schoolteacher Kecia Pratt-Mccullar and a professional basketball player Johnny Mcccullar. She is the oldest among her five siblings. 

She is well known for her role Maya Dolittle, Eddie Murphy's daughter on the film Dr. Dolittle and its sequel Dr Dolittle 2.

 

1997

Starred in Riot

She appeared as Jenny Baker in television movie The Riot in 1997. The movie is based on Los Angeles Riot of 1992 and beating of Rodney King that led to the arrest of four officers.

The movie stars Lucy Liu, Mario Van Peebles and Luke Perry.

1998

Starred in Barney's Great Adventure

She appeared as Marcella Walker, a girl along with her best friend; sisters and brother are dropped off by their guardians to go visit their grandfather's farm.

The movie had a budget of $15 million and only grossed $12,218,638.

 

1998

Starred in Dr Dolittle

Kyla's breakthrough role was as Maya Dolittle, daughter of Eddie Murphy (Dr Dolittle) in 1998 fantasy comedy Dr Dolittle.

It starred Eddie Murphy, Oliver Davis and Ossie Pratt. The movie is the remake from the musical of the same name.

 

2001

Starred in Dr Dolittle 2

She reprised her as the role of Maya Dolittle in the sequel of Dr Dolittle- Dr. Dolittle 2 The movie stars Eddie Murphy, Raven Simone , Issac Hayes, Lil Zane to name a few. 

The movie grossed $176.1 million at the box office.

2004

Starred in Fat Albert

In 2004, Pratt starred in Fat Albert - an animated comedy starring an obese yet athletic kid that leaves the cartoon world to enter the real one and saves a girl played.

The movie grossed $48.6 million at the box office.

 

2015

Starred in The Soul Man

In 2015, Kyla starred as Alicia in Season 4, episode 2 titled "No Weddings and Ten Funerals" in sitcom The Soul Man. The series is a byproduct of the show Hot in Cleveland.

The show is about an R&B singer turned minister.

 

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Kyla is in a relationship with Danny Kirkpatrick - a hip-hop and tattoo artist as well as a songwriter. She is a mother of two children, daughters - Lyric Kilpatrick and Liyah Kirkpatrick. Kyla's partner Danny is reported to be the children's father, but nothing has been officially confirmed on who's her children's biological father.

Kyla began her acting career at 8, appearing in commercials for PC games and Nike. In 1995, she appeared as Becca Ramsay in The Babysitters Club and in 1997, she appeared in The Neighborhood, an episode of CBS' Walker, Texas Ranger. Some of the notable movies she has appeared in are Riot (1997), Barney's Great Adventure (1998), and television series such as Lizzie McGuire (2001), Veronica Mars (2004), The Mentalist (2012).

As a member of the Disney Channel Circle of Stars, Kyla performed a Circle of Life' cover, originally sung by Carmen Twillie and Lebo M. Kyla's cover of Circle was featured on the DisneyMania 2 album. She also sang A Drem Is a Wish Your Heart Makes with the Disney Channel Stars, and It's All About Me for the series soundtrack of the American sitcom The Proud Family.

Kyla was voted N0. 97 on VH1's 100 Greatest Child Stars in February 2014. On the top were two male leads, Macaulay Culkin and Justin Bieber.

Her nationality is American and belongs to black ethnicity. Her net worth is estimated at $2.5 million dollars.