Keke Palmer

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Name: Keke Palmer ( Lauren Keyana Palmer )
Born: August 26, 1993
Age: 30 years old
Birthplace: Harvey, USA
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inches
Occupation: actress, singer
Relationship Status: not married
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  • Horoscope: Virgo
  • Net worth: $7 500 000
  • Ethnicity: African-American
  • Nationality: American
  • Fathers name: Larry Palmer
  • Mothers name: Sharon Palmer
  • Education: Howard University
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Dark Brown
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    Keke Palmer: biography

    The American singer and actress Keke Palmer was known to the audience after the release of the film Akeelah and the Bee in 2006 and the series True Jackson, VP, in which she starred later. She manages to perform on stage, is the author of the songs and devotes time to the work of the host too.

    Keke Palmer as a child
    Keke Palmer as a child

    Keke was born in the summer of 1993. Her biography began in Harvey, Illinois, USA. The daughter of Larry and Sharon Palmer was fond of singing in her childhood. Also, parents noticed that she transforms into heroes of favorite fairy tales and cartoons easily. Therefore, they decide to develop the girl's talent and sent her in a church. A year later, the aspiring actress played the first role in the children's play.

    Although Palmer gave music more preference, she had successes at the cinema. Her hometown did not have any prospects, the producers, who noticed the talent of the girl, persuaded her parents to move her to California. Keke had opportunities for filming in movies and TV series there.


    Keke had her first roles in a film in the series. The girl played secondary characters, that is why she didn't have great popularity. Critics talked about the talent of Palmer for the first time in 2004 when she appeared on screens in the film Barbershop 2: Back in Business, she played the niece of the heroine Queen Latifah.

    Keke Palmer in the movie Barbershop 2: Back in Business
    Keke Palmer in the movie Barbershop 2: Back in Business

    After this work, the girl had a lot of offers from the directors. She tried not to miss the opportunities, so the audience watched Keke on the screens more often with each year. Then she appeared in the TV series Winx Club, starred in the drama The Wool Cap in 2004 and soon gets a role Cheryl Jeffries in the serial film Grey's Anatomy. The film tells the story of a young woman surgeon, daughter of a famous doctor.

    Like her other colleagues, she works at the city hospital and begins to receive the first experience of treating patients. Doctors have their secrets there; they struggle with the complications of people's diseases and try to build their own lives, fall in love and have office romances.

    Keke Palmer in the film Akeelah and the Bee
    Keke Palmer in the film Akeelah and the Bee

    The next two years were the most productive for Palmer's career. During this period, the girl starred in 5 films, among which there was only one series, 4 movies. Then she began to try herself as a voice actress in the cartoon Winx Club: Il Segreto Del Regno Perduto and starred in 2 short films too.

    In 2008, she got the main role in the comedy series True Jackson, VP, which was released until 2011. It tells the story of a teenage girl, who suddenly becomes a vice president of a company, working in the fashion industry. Keke was15 years old at the beginning of the filming, so she turned into a character perfectly and embodied all the ideas of directors successfully.

    Keke Palmer in the TV series True Jackson, VP
    Keke Palmer in the TV series True Jackson, VP

    In 2009, there was a new film in the filmography of the girl. She appeared in the role of Jemma in the comedy film Shrink of Jonas Pate on screen this time, then voiced the characters of The Cleveland Show and Winx Club: Magica Avventura and starred in the short film in 2010.

    Paul Iacono and Keke Palmer in the movie Animal
    Paul Iacono and Keke Palmer in the movie Animal

    There were more series and films in her career and the actress got the role in the horror film Animal in 2013. A group of friends wanted to have fun there but they find themselves in an unfamiliar place suddenly and a bloodthirsty predator haunts the guys.

    In 2015-2016, Palmer starred in the series Scream Queens and worked mainly in short films in the next two years. In 2018, the audience saw Keke in the American drama Pimp and then starred in the fantastic movie Cracka.


    After the performances in the church choir, Palmer first appears on the big stage in front of thousands of people at a music competition among teenagers in California. It was in 2006. The channel VH1 was the organizer.

    Keke Palmer and Max Schneider - Me And You Against The World

    Then she signed a contract with The Walt Disney Company and recorded several songs under this contract, including "It's My Turn Now" and "Jumpin'." And Keke even starred in the video of the American rapper Ludacris and R&B of the singer Mary J. Blige, filmed for the song "Runaway Love." She recorded the song with Max Schneider.

    There was the work in other projects in the carrier of the singer. The girl recorded the song "Tonight'" for the film Night at the Museum, which the audience hears in the final credits. She created a song for the series True Jackson, VP that was the main in this movie and was played every time before the start of a new series. Also, her tracks can be heard in the 5th and 6th discs Disneymania, she sang songs for the famous Disney cartoon Mulan.

    Keke Palmer - I Don't Belong To You

    Palmer's debut album was released in mid-2007. The album called "So Uncool," which was recorded at Atlantic Records, did not occupy the first places in the popular American charts but received positive feedback from fans of R&B. And the song from this album "Bottoms Up" was used as a soundtrack for the dance film of 2008 Make It Happen.

    Keke presented the second disc "TBA" in 2010, the authors of the songs and producers were Lil Eddie and Lucas Secon. But Palmer worked on the next album "Rags Cast" in 2012. His listeners also accepted it positively.

    Keke Palmer - Love You, Hate You

    Within a few years, the girl writes more and more new songs that should be included in the next disc. In 2016, she creates the single "Enemiez," soon presents the album "Waited To Exhale" and Palmer released the single "Wind Up" in 2017.

    The girl is "torn" between two professions; she does not have much time to record new albums. However, the singer periodically records and post songs on the Internet because Keke wants the audience does not forget her.

    Personal life

    The personal life of the actress is full of affairs. Although she does not have a husband and children, she is not single. Palmer meets with Alvin Jackson from January 2018. The girl had relations with Quincy Brown and Rodney King.

    Keke Palmer and Alvin Jackson
    Keke Palmer and Alvin Jackson

    The actress likes to meet with friends, go to shopping centers and restaurants in her spare time. She also prefers to sunbathe on the beach and read books of British authors.

    Keke Palmer now

    The actress continues to star in films. In 2019, viewers expect the release of the film #Twominutesoffame with Keke in the main role. However, the exact date of the premiere is not yet known. Keke Palmer’s net worth is $7.5 million.

    Keke Palmer in 2019
    Keke Palmer in 2019

    The actress supports communication with fans on "Instagram," where she puts photos and videos of life regularly. Subscribers often note the figure of Keke, which is perfectly visible in the pictures in a swimsuit and other revealing outfits and it is not surprising: she is 5,5 feet (168 cm) tall, she weighs 125 lbs (57 kg).


    • 2004 – Barbershop 2: Back in Business
    • 2006 – Akeelah and the Bee
    • 2008 – The Longshots
    • 2012 – Joyful Noise
    • 2013 – Animal
    • 2016-2018 – Star
    • 2017-2018–?
    • 2018 – Pimp
    • 2018 – Cracka


    • 2007 – "So Uncool»
    • 2010 – "TBA»
    • 2012 – "Rags Cast»

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