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Who is Keke Palmer?

Lauren Keyana “Keke” Palmer (born August 26, 1993) is an American actress, singer, and television personality.

Known for playing leading and character roles in comedy-drama productions, she has received a Primetime Emmy Award, five NAACP Image Awards, and nominations for a Daytime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. She was included on Time magazine’s list of most influential people in the world in 2019.

Keke Palmer Seemingly Shut Down A Viral Tweet Comparing Her To Zendaya And Called It “A Great Example Of Colorism”

Keke Palmer is saying “nope” to a fan who compared her to fellow child star Zendaya.

A now-viral tweet, posted on Saturday, sparked a debate after a user suggested the “Nope” actress, 28, hasn’t reached the same level of success as the “Euphoria” star, 25, due to colorism.

“I’d like someone to do a deep-drive on the similarities and differences between Keke Palmer and Zendaya’s careers,” read the tweet, which included side-by-side photos of the two women.

“This may be one of the clearest examples of how colorism plays out in Hollywood. They were both child stars, but their mainstream popularity is very different.”

Palmer responded to the statement, noting her role on Broadway’s “Cinderella,” her 2008 Nickelodeon show “True Jackson, VP” and being a talk show host on various morning shows.

“A great example of colorism is to believe I can be compared to anyone,” the “Just Keke” host wrote on Sunday. “I’m the youngest talk show host ever. The first Black woman to star in her own show on Nickelodeon, & the youngest & first Black Cinderella on broadway. I’m an incomparable talent. Baby, THIS, is Keke Palmer.”

I’ve been a leading lady since I was 11 years old. I have over 100+ credits, and currently starring in an original screenplay that’s the number one film at the box office #NOPE. I’ve had a blessed career thus far, I couldn’t ask for more but God continues to surprise me.

Keke Palmer Biography, Wiki

Lauren Keyana Palmer was born on August 26, 1993 in Harvey, Illinois to Sharon and Larry Palmer, both former actors. Palmer showed vocal promise as a five-year-old, when she belted out “Jesus Loves Me” in her church choir.

A year later the singer-actress had a solo in her kindergarten play but, to her mom’s dismay, the mike had not been adjusted to suit her daughter’s height. Without missing a beat, Palmer lowered the mike and moved the crowd with her heavenly voice. At that very moment, her family knew there was something special about Keke (a nickname given to her by her sister).

Although music was still her passion, Palmer’s first big break came via her acting skills, making her big-screen debut in Barbershop 2: Back in Business (2004) as Queen Latifah’s niece. Immediately recognizing her star potential, the film’s producers encouraged her parents to take their daughter to California to explore other acting opportunities.

Relocating required that Palmer’s parents leave behind the security of their jobs, a newly purchased home and uproot their other three children. However, it didn’t diminish the family’s support of Palmer’s aspirations.

Once settled on the West Coast, Palmer did not waste any time. Within six weeks she had booked an episode of the critically acclaimed CBS series Cold Case (2003), a national K-Mart commercial and was chosen from a nationwide search to play opposite William H.

Macy in a TNT movie, The Wool Cap (2004). Her performance was so amazing that it earned her a Screen Actors Guild nomination–to date, she is the youngest actress (then at age ten) ever to receive a nomination in a Lead Actress Category.

Keke Palmer Biography Wikipedia
Keke Palmer
NicknameKeke Palmer
Full NameLauren Keyana Palmer
ProfessionActress
NationalityAmerican
Age28 years old (in 2022)
Date of BirthAugust 26, 1993
BirthplaceHarvey, Illinois, United States
ReligionChristianity
Zodiac SignVirgo

Keke Palmer Career

Even though Keke Palmer was very passionate about singing since she was a child, she got her first break in 2004 as an actor, in ‘Barbershop 2: Back in Business’. She played the niece of the character played by Queen Latifah.

Six weeks after relocating to LA, she booked a role in an episode of the CBS series ‘Cold Case’ (2004). Within a year, she appeared in a national K-Mart commercial and was selected via a national search program to play opposite William H. Macy in the movie, ‘The Wool Cap’. Her performance in the movie earned her critical acclaim.

During this time, in an attempt to establish herself as a singer, she participated in the ‘American Idol’ spin-off series ‘American Juniors’, which was later cancelled. In 2005, she was signed by Atlantic Records and released her debut single, ‘All My Girlz’, which was later included in the soundtrack of ‘Akeelah and the Bee’.

In 2005, she appeared in the television film ‘Knights of the South Bronx’. The same year, she also made guest appearances on three TV series, ‘Second Time Around’, ‘ER’ and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’.In 2006, she was cast in the lead role of ‘Akeelah Anderson’ in the award-winning film ‘Akeelah and the Bee’.

She charmed critics and the audience with her portrayal of a poor bright girl who attempts to win ‘Scripps National Spelling Bee’. The same year, she got a supporting role in the film ‘Madea’s Family Reunion’.She performed in front of thousands of people for the first time in November 2006, in Carson, California for VH1’s ‘Save the Music’ Battle of the High School Marching Bands competition.

Later, she also featured in the music video for the song ‘Runaway Love’ by Ludacris and Mary J. Blige. The same year, her song ‘Tonight’ was featured as the first song in the end credits of the movie ‘Night at the Museum’.In 2007, she got the lead role of Mary in the Disney Channel Original Movie ‘Jump In!’, which featured her songs ‘It’s My Turn Now’ and ‘Jumpin”.

She also played a supporting role in the thriller ‘Cleaner’, alongside Samuel L. Jackson and Eva Mendes.Her debut album, ‘So Uncool’ was released on September 18, 2007, led by the single ‘Footworkin”. Despite positive reviews, the album performed poorly on the ‘Billboard’ charts.

In 2008, she was cast in the lead role in the Nickelodeon sitcom ‘True Jackson, VP’. Palmer also performed the theme song for the show. The same year, she played lead roles in the films ‘The Longshots’ and ‘Shrink’.She moved from Atlantic Records to Interscope Records in 2010.

The next year, she released her first mixtape, ‘Awaken’, containing the single ‘The One You Call’. Her self-titled second mixtape was released in 2012. From 2011 to 2014 she had a main voice role in the Nickelodeon series ‘Winx Club’. She also lent her voice to the character Peaches in the 2012 animation movie ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’.

That year she once again acted alongside Queen Latifah in the film ‘Joyful Noise’ and also produced and starred in the Nickelodeon musical ‘Rags’.One of her recent big roles has been in the Fox horror series ‘Scream Queens’. She has been portraying the main character of Zayday Williams for two seasons since 2015.

Keke Palmer Dating History

Keke Palmer has been in a relationship with many celebrities in her life such as Earl Benjamin, Brandon Jeffrey, Corbin Bleu, Tyler James Williams, rapper Lil Twist, and more.

In 2010, Palmer was romantically liked by Rodney King. It was revealed that the two has also planned their wedding but in 2013 they were separated.

In 2013, Palmer began dating Quincy Brown who is an American mоdеl, асtоr, аnd ѕіngеr. They broke up in 2017 after 4 years of relationship.

Later she was romantically involved with actor YG, singer Ty Dolla Sign, and Elvin Jackson.

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Keke Palmer FAQ’s

Who is Keke Palmer?

Lauren Keyana “Keke” Palmer (born August 26, 1993) is an American actress, singer, and television personality.

How old is Keke Palmer?

Keke Palmer is currently 28 years old.

What is Keke Palmer’s zodiac sign?

Virgo.

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