Keke Palmer

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Full Name Keke Palmer
Age 26 Years Old
Nick Name Keke Palmer
Gender Female
Famous As Actor
Birth Date August 26, 1993
Birth Place Harvey, Illinois

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About Keke Palmer; Actress and Singer

Born on 26th August 1993, Lauren Keyana Palmer is a famous American actress, singer, songwriter, as well as a television personality. In September 2007, Keke released her debut album So Uncool under Atlantic Records in the USA. The album received positive reviews but still did not chart on the Billboard 200. The album is less than 43 minutes long with 12 tracks. She performed the role of Gina's niece in the 2004 American comedy-drama film, "Barbershop 2: Back in Business". For her role, she was credited as Lauren "Keke" Palmer. In the year 2004 again, she guest appeared in American police procedural television series, "Cold Case" for her role as Arlene Marion in an episode titled "The Letter". She rose to fame in 2006 for her breakthrough role in "Akeelah and the Bee" and "Madea's Family Reunion" (2006). She has won many awards and nominations throughout her career. She has earned 13 awards including 6 NAACP Image Awards. In the year 2019, she became co-host of the daytime talk show "Strahan, Sara and Keke" on ABC alongside Sara Haines and Michael Strahan, for which she received a nomination for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host in 2020. Some of her other notable movies are; The Longshots (2008), Shrink (2009), Animal (2014), and Hustlers (2019). Recently, she sizzles in bikini as she appears to throw shade at August Alsina after Jada Pinkett Smith affair revelations. She became entangled in a Twitter feud with August Alsina on Friday, after a fan alleged the pair were linked around the same time August had an affair with Jada Pinkett Smith. The actress and singer posed in a tiny patterned bikini that showed off her cleavage and tattoos and wrote in the caption: 'Mosquitos on my a** love' and adding '#ConfessionsOfASweetChick.' Keke Palmer was born in Harvey, Illinois, the USA with the birth name/real name of Lauren Keyana Palmer. She is of American nationality and she belongs to African-American ethnicity. Her Zodiac sign is Virgo and her race is black. Her religion is Christian. Keke Palmer was born to Sharon Palmer (mother) and Larry Palmer (father). Regarding the profession of her parents; her father works for a polyurethane company, and her mother is a high school teacher who works with children who are autistic. Additionally, both of her parents are former professional actors. She also has three siblings, a brother Lawrence Palmer and two sisters, Lawrencia and L'Oreal Palmer. As per her education, she attended Rickover Jr. High School and St. Benedict School after which she was home-schooled. She first sang in a church but earned exposure performing at a stage show at a Chicago tourist destination. As of 2019, she celebrated her 26th birthday. Scroll down to know more about her full biography including her personal life, career, net worth, salary, height, birthday, age, wiki, facts, family, and more. 

Keke Palmer, a famous singer and actress

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Keke Palmer's Career

  • Palmer began her career in the year 2002 by auditioning for a stage production of "The Lion King" when she was only 9. 
  • After that, she rose to fame with her debut film, "Barbershop 2: Back in Business" in the year 2004. In the film, she played the niece of American rapper and actress Queen Latifah. 
  • Later, she pursued her career in singing and signed a record deal with Atlantic Records in the year 2005. 
  • She made her debut single, "All My Girlz", is featured in the "Akeelah and the Bee" soundtrack. 
  • She was even featured in "Knights of the South Bronx", "Second Time Around" and "ER".
  • In the year 2005, she signed with Disney Channel to star in the show "Keke & Jamal", but the pilot was unaired and Palmer left the channel.
  • She then performed at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California, for VH1's "Save the Music Battle" of the High School Marching Bands competition, marking her first-ever stadium performance in front of thousands of people on 18th November 2006. 
  • Also, she sang the songs "It's My Turn Now" and "Jumpin'" featured in the Disney Channel Original Movie "Jump In!", in which she stars as Mary, the love interest to Corbin Bleu's character.
  • She was also featured in the music video for the Ludacris and Mary J. Blige song "Runaway Love" in 2006. 
  • She recorded a song entitled "Tonight" which was featured as the first song in the end credits of "Night at the Museum".
  • She then got the lead role as Akeelah Anderson in the drama film, "Akeelah and the Bee" (2006).
  • She also had a supporting role in the 2006 film "Madea's Family Reunion".
  • In the year 2007, she got a supporting act in the thriller, "Cleaner". 
  • She also starred in two television programs "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" and "Just Jordan".
  • Her debut album, "So Uncool" was released on 18th September 2007, through Atlantic Records.
  • In the year 2008, she began her starring role as the title character in Nickelodeon sitcom, "True Jackson, VP".
  • In the year 2010, she was signed by Jimmy Lovine, the Chairman of Interscope Records, and on 10th January 2011, her first mixtape, "Awaken" was released.
  • In the year 2012, she starred alongside Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah in the film, "Joyful Noise".
  • She also released a self-titled mixtape "Keke Palmer" which includes singles "You Got Me" and "Dance Alone" on 1st October 2012.
  • In the year 2013, she portrayed Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas in the TLC VH1-biopic, "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story".
  • She also joined "Grease: Live" broadcast on Fox and starred as Zayday Williams on the Fox horror series, "Scream Queens" in 2016.
  • On 26th June 2016, she released a previously unreleased album she recorded when she was 16, now titled "Waited to Exhale". 
  • Her memoir, "I Don't Belong to You: Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice" was released in 2016. 
  • On 4th November 2016, she released her second extended play titled "Lauren" through Island Records, and her single "Enemiez" featuring Jeremih was released on 4th March 2016.
  • On 21st April 2017, she released a new single titled "Wind Up" featuring Quavo.
  • In July 2019, she appeared playing the role of Kym in the third season of the VH1 slasher television series, "Scream".
  • In September 2019, she starred opposite Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu in comedy crime drama film, "Hustlers". 
  • In April 2019, she began guest co-hosting ABC's daytime talk show, "Strahan and Sara".
  • In November 2019, she was honored alongside actresses, singers, politicians, activists, and others (such as Lilly Singh, Blackpink, Pete Buttigieg, or Awkwafina) in Time 100 Next 2019 for the Phenoms Category.
  • In April 2020, she hosted Quibi’s "Singled Out" Reboot, on the ongoing pandemic situation of COVID19. 
  • In May 2020, she received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host alongside Haines and Strahan.

Keke Palmer with award

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Personal Life of Keke Palmer 

Keke Palmer is not married yet and she is still to get married. She is enjoying her present life without any disturbances. Currently, she is focusing on her career rather than spending her valuable time making her boyfriend, or being in a relationship. Her sexual orientation is straight. In 2019, as part of the #YouKnowMe campaign, she shared via Twitter that she had had an abortion. 

Previously, she dated Brandon Jeffrey, Corbin Bleu (2007), Lil Twist (2009-2010), Rodney King (2010-2013). She had a crush on King since the day, she saw him on the set of "True Jackson, VP" in 2008 shortly after then they began dating in 2010. They even had planned to get married but after 3 years of their relationship, they broke up in 2013. After that, she dated Quincy Brown, a model, actor, and singer in October 2013. In 2017, they broke up. 

Keke Palmer with Quincy Brown (Split)

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Net Worth of Keke Palmer as of 2020

Keke Palmer is an American actress, singer, and television personality. With her multiple careers, she has accumulated a huge amount of money. Ѕhе hаѕ ѕuссеѕѕfullу rеlеаѕеd mаnу muѕіс аlbumѕ аnd ѕіnglеѕ. She іѕ соnѕіdеrеd оnе оf thе mоѕt рорulаr асtrеѕѕеѕ іn thе wоrld. Ѕhе hаѕ bееn іn thе lеаd сhаrасtеr оf mаnу tеlеvіѕіоn ѕеrіеѕ. As of 2020, the net worth of Keke Palmer is estimated to have $10 Million as per sources. There is no doubt in the mind of her followers that she is earning a cool amount of salary from her present work. She earned $20,000 per episode of "True Jackson VP", which made her the fourth-highest-paid child star on television at the time. She has also appeared in an Acuvue commercial. Her major source of wealth is from her acting and singing career.