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Keke Palmer is known as an American actress and singer. She is most famous for her roles in Barbershop 2: Back in Business and Akeelah and the Bee.

Background and Age

Lauren Keyana Palmer was born on August 26, 1993, in Harvey, Illinois. Palmer started performing at 5 years old, wowing crowds at her congregation in her old neighborhood of Robbins, Illinois. Performing was absolutely in Palmer's hereditary make-up. Her folks, Sharon and Larry Palmer, who met in drama class, had both worked as professional actors before sinking into progressively customary all day employments. Larry proceeded to have a career at a plastics producing organization; Sharon worked with middle school age mentally handicapped students.

The bounce from chapel stage to the big screen happened rapidly for Palmer. She earned important experience and presentation performing at a stage show for a Chicago tourist spot.


Keke Palmer has had past relationships with singer August Alsina and actor Quincy Brown, who featured close by her in 'Brotherly Love' where they shared a hair-raising kiss. Palmer has additionally stated that she has not been limiting herself to having relationships with men only. She expressed that she was available to a same-sex relationship as long as the two parties care for one another.

Career and Net Worth

Palmer started her career when she was cast for a little role in Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004), in which her auntie was played by Queen Latifah. Palmer's role in the film urged her folks to migrate the family to California, so Keke could pursue a career in Broadway It wasn't some time before greater acting open doors came Palmer's direction. Her initial credits include a series of appearances on a few TV programs, including ER, Cold Case, and Law and Order.

In 2004, Palmer featured opposite William H. Macy in the made-for-TV motion picture The Wool Cap, a performance that earned her the qualification of being most youthful chosen one for the Screen Actors Guild's best driving actress award.

Other work before long pursued, including Madea's Family Reunion (2006) and Akeelah and the Bee (2006), which recounts to the narrative of a little youngster and her quest for the National Spelling Bee championship. The film, featuring Laurence Fishburne and Angela Bassett, earned Palmer noteworthy commendation. The soundtrack additionally featured Palmer's first recording, "All My Girlz." The tune drove Atlantic Records to carry Palmer into the studio for all the more recording time. The singer's first collection, So Cool, a blend of R&B tracks, was released in 2007.

In December 2019, it was announced that Keke was one of the all star alumni for the Forbes 30 Under 30 – Hollywood & Entertainment list.

Date modified: Jun 22, 2020
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