Raven-Symoné is a Actor and Executive Producer American born on 10 december 1985 at Atlanta (USA)
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Birth name Raven-Symoné Christina PearmanNationality USABirth 10 december 1985
(37 years) at Atlanta (USA
Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman (/ˈreɪ.vən sɪˈmoʊn/; born December 10, 1985) is an American actress, comedian, model, singer, songwriter, dancer, television producer and talk show host. She first appeared on television in 1989 on The Cosby Show as Olivia Kendall. She released her debut album, Here's to New Dreams in 1993; the single, "That's What Little Girls Are Made Of" charted number 68 on the US Billboard Hot 100. The next album, Undeniable, was released on May 4, 1999.
Raven-Symoné appeared in several successful television series, such as The Cosby Show and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, in the late 1980s and early 1990s. From 2003 to 2007, she starred in the Disney Channel series, That's So Raven in which she played Raven Baxter, a psychic teenager who tried her best to keep her psychic powers a secret. During her time on That's So Raven, Raven-Symoné released her third studio album, This is My Time (2004) which was her best selling solo album to date, charting at number 51 on the Billboard 200. A year after the end of That's So Raven, she released her fourth studio album, Raven-Symoné (2008). The album peaked at number 159 on the Billboard 200. During 2003 to 2006, she participated in four soundtracks from Disney, RIAA-certified double-platinum album, The Cheetah Girls (2003), RIAA-certified gold album, That's So Raven (2004), That's So Raven Too! (2006) and RIAA-certified platinum album, The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006). The soundtracks sold a combined 4.1 million copies in the U.S. alone. As of April 2008, Raven-Symoné has sold 314,000 albums in the United States.
Raven-Symoné transitioned to a film career, starring in several films aimed at young audiences, including Dr. Dolittle (1998), Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001), College Road Trip (2008), and successful television films, including Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999), The Cheetah Girls (2003), its sequel Cheetah Girls 2 (2006), For One Night (2006), Revenge of the Bridesmaids (2010). Raven has also lent her voice to the animated series Kim Possible, for the character Monique and films such as Disney‘s Tinker Bell. In 2011, Symoné starred in the short-lived ABC Family comedy series State of Georgia as Georgia Chamberlain, an aspiring actress with a huge ego who moves to New York City to try her hand at an acting career. In 2012, Raven-Symoné ranked number nine on VH1 's "100 Greatest Kid Stars Of All Time" list.
In 2015, Symoné joined the cast of the new hit primetime drama Empire in the recurring role of Olivia, the vengeful ex-wife of one of the main characters. She stars alongside Terrence Howard, Malik Yoba, and Taraji P. Henson. In June 2015, she joined the ABC panel show The View, after a period of guest-hosting.
Regarding her sexual orientation, Raven-Symoné wrote on Twitter in May 2012: "My sexual orientation is mine, and the person I'm dating's to know. I'm not one for a public display of my life." In August 2013, Raven-Symoné commented on legalizing same-sex marriage, "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".
In an October 2014 interview with Oprah Winfrey, she acknowledged being in an "amazing, happy relationship" with her female partner. She also described looking at both boys and girls as possible romantic interests at the age of twelve. In the same interview, Raven-Symoné explained that she rejects labels in all aspects of her life. Despite her racial origin and her same-sex relationship, she refuses to self-identify as either African-American or gay, but as an "American" and as a "human who loves humans." In 2015, Raven-Symoné introduced her partner AzMarie Livingston. When Raven-Symoné was 27, she briefly retired from acting and enrolled at Academy of Art University to pursue a degree in fine arts. She came out of retirement after joining The View. On October 20, 2015, Raven-Symoné announced that she had broken up with AzMarie after a three year relationship.