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Raven-Symoné Biography

Birth Name:
Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman
Birth Place:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • After being turned down for a part in the 1990 movie Ghost Dad, which starred Bill Cosby, was cast as his step-granddaughter Olivia on The Cosby Show
  • At the age of 5, became the youngest artist to date to sign a contract with MCA Records
  • Missy Elliott served as her vocal coach at MCA
  • First theatrical film was 1994's The Little Rascals, in which she played Stymie's girlfriend
  • Once shared a Los Angeles apartment with Lindsay Lohan
  • Started her own clothing and cosmetics lines
  • The Emmy-nominated That's So Raven became Disney Channel's first original series to reach 100 episodes


  • Blaize Pearman -- Brother
  • AzMarie Livingston -- Ex-significant Other
  • Christopher B. Pearman -- Father
  • Christopher Pearman -- Father
  • Lydia Gaulden -- Mother
  • Lydia Pearman -- Mother