|Net Worth in $||$55 million|
|Name||Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman|
|Date of Birth||10 December, 1985|
|Place of Birth||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Profession||American actress, singer, songwriter, and producer|
|Latest Update||April 2020|
Introduction of Raven Symone
Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman, popularly known as Raven Symone is an American actress, dancer, singer, rapper, songwriter, and producer. She started her career at the age of 4 as a child star. Her very first TV show was a sitcom The Cosby Show. Since then, she has been appearing in many TV shows and films. She got famous for her Disney show That’s So Raven which she did in her teenage.
When she was 7, she made her first debut album Here’s to New Dreams released in 1993. Starting at an early age, Raven is now a successful artist in America. Raven Symone net worth today is all because of her hard work and dedication that she carries towards her every single project.
Early Life of Raven Symone
Raven was born to Lydia (Gaulden) and Christopher Pearman on 10th December 1985 in Atlanta, Georgia. When she was just an infant, she appeared in local print advertisements. She also appeared in the advertisements of Jell-O, Fisher-Price, Cool Whip, and Ritz crackers. She went to the Park School after her family shifted to Ossining, New York. In 1989, she was casted in The Cosby Show. She remained in the series until the finale in 1992. At the age of seven, she started taking vocal lessons and in 1993 released her album Here’s to New Dreams. The album had two songs; Raven is the Flavor and That’s What Little Girls Are Made Of which peaked No. 68 on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2013, when asked about her reviews towards the legalization of same-sex marriage she said:
“I was excited to hear today that more states legalized gay marriage. I, however am not currently getting married, but it is great to know I can now, should I wish to”- Raven
In 2013, Raven decided to take a break from her acting career and joined the Academy of Art University and in 2018 she successfully completed her degree in fine arts. In an interview in 2014, she revealed that she has been in an amazing, happy relationship with a woman. Being in such a relationship, she never considers herself Lesbian rather calls herself a “human who loves humans”.
After The Cosby Show, Raven appeared in the show Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper. She joined in the second season and remained till the last. In 1992, she played the younger version of Halle Berry’s lead role in the film Queen: The Story of an American Family. In 1994, she was casted in the movie The Little Rascals which made around over $64 million from all over the world. In 1996, Raven, together with her father, established RayBlaze Records and released her second album Undeniable. The album was not successful and sold a total of 2000+ copies in the US.
In 1998, she was casted in the Eddie Murphy’s comedy film Dr. Dolittle. She later appeared in the sequel of the film, Dr. Dolittle 2 in 2001. In 2001, she was casted in the Disney channel series Absolutely Psycho. Although she tried for the character of Chelsea Daniels but looking at her auditions she was given the main lead, raven Baxter. The series was renamed and it went on-air with the name of That’s So Raven. The series started in 2003 and ended in 2007.
It was the first ever series on the channel to be the highest-rated series with 100 episodes. Some more of her films include Rockin’ Through the Decades (1990), The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004), Everyone’s Hero (2006), College Road Trip (2008), Tinker Bell (2008), Tinker Bell and he Lost Treasure (2009), Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue (2010), Secret of the Wings (2012), the Pirate Fairy (2014), Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast (2015), Animal Crackers (2017) and Mighty Oak (2020).
Awards and Achievements
- For her performance in That’s So Raven, Raven won the Kids’ Choice Award for the Favorite Television Actress for two consecutive years (2004 and 2005).
- From 2004 till 2008, she accolated the NAACP Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program (Series or Special) for the series That’s So Raven.
- In 2005, she won the Radio Disney Music Award for Best Actor/ Actress- Turned Singer.
- She was also nominated in Young Artists’ Awards for 7 times and won 3 awards.
Raven Symone Net Worth and Salary
The talented actress Raven Symone net worth is over $55 million. This, she has earned from acting, singing, and her parent company Disney. Her initial albums were not successful but she continued trying her luck and later her albums got her both, name and money. About her singing career she once said:
“Singing is just another outlet to express what I feel and to show everyone who I really am. I really don’t talk about my personal life that much in interviews because that’s my life, but with music, the way I write explains who I am”- Raven
Raven also made handsome amount with commercial deals which added to her net worth.
From a child star to an adult star, raven’s journey was not easy. People also questioned her when she quit acting in 2013 to pursue her studies, to which she replied:
“Everybody takes breaks, and I decided to take mine. I wanted a chance to wake up at two in the afternoon and not be a subject of entertainment. I wanted to be a human being. At certain times and certain years, I felt like the Energizer bunny. That gets old very quickly.”– Raven
She did not color a hurdle in her way and proved that it’s not the color that decides your fate but, it’s your dedication, talent, and hard work that takes you to the heights of success.