Raven Symone Christina Pearman is an American actress and singer, who has taken up various roles and has been in the public eye since her childhood. Overall, she has had a successful career and has created music alongside expressing herself by partaking in acting jobs throughout the 90s and 2000s. Contrary to popular belief, her net worth is $33 million and not $400 million.
EARLY LIFE AND CHILDHOOD
Raven was born in Georgia and, as an infant, began working as a model. She is known to have worked Ford Models (New York) and has starred in advertisements of Jell-O, Cool Whip, and more.
At the age of three (1989), she auditioned for Ghost Dad, but she wasn’t selected due to her age. However, she was hired for The Cosby Show and continued working there until its final episode, which premiered in 1992.
Afterward, she starred in the movie Queen: The Story of an American Family. She was signed by MCA records. However, her debut album wasn’t successful, and so she was dropped by the record label.
CAREER AND OTHER VENTURES
After The Cosby Show, Raven acted in Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, followed by The Little Rascals. Amid her success, she dropped her second album Undeniable, which became a resounding success in the United States.
Her most notable contribution came by way of the series. That’s So Raven, which premiered in 2003 on Disney Channel. Considered as one of Disney’s best and most remarkable shows, That’s So Raven grabbed eyeballs and was nominated twice for the Emmys.
In the next few years, this actress ventured into voiceovers and other singing roles. Her songs became highly popular, and This Is My Time (from her 3rd album) even landed her on the top 50 spots on the Billboard music charts.
Since then, Raven has starred in countless series and movies, and she continues as a lead singer for numerous soundtracks. She has made a name for her in the film industry and is well-appreciated by all.