Miranda Taylor Cosgrove – is an American singer, actress and a songwriter. She has French, English and Irish roots. Miranda was born on 14 May 1993 in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Her father, Tom Cosgrove had his own dry cleaning business. Her mother, Chris Cosgrove was a homemaker. She is the only kid in a family. Cosgrove started her acting career at a very young age so she had home education from sixth grade. In 2012 she entered University of Southern California.
Miranda has white skin color, dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She wears 2 size of dress, 32A bra and 8 US size of shoes. Her religion is Christian.
Miranda Cosgrove is best known for her roles in Nickelodeon’s series Just Jordan, iCarly, Zoey 101, The Naked Brothers Band and Unfabulous. Her first movie role was in 2003 in a musical film School of Rock, where Miranda played a role of Summer Hathaway. Her first series role was in 2001 in American series Smalville.
Miranda Cosgrove initially began modeling and also appeared in various television commercials for McDonald’s and Mello Yellow. She only auditioned for a television or theater role when she was seven years old. Her first appearance on television was in the pilot episode of ‘Smallville’. She made her debut in films through ‘School of Rock’, a 2003 movie starring Jack Black. Her performance for the movie was praised and appreciated by the critics as well as the public.
Miranda had her first role in a television series in ‘Drake & Josh’. She played as Megan Parker in the show. Her second major role in a theatrical film was for ‘Yours, Mine and Ours’ which didn’t do so good at the box office.
‘iCarly’ was released on September 8, 2007. This became Miranda’s most notable work on television. The show was praised and loved by many people. She also performed numerous musical numbers in this show which helped her to establish herself as a singer. She also voiced Margo in ‘Despicable Me’ 1 and 2.
Miranda has had 34 credits to her name as an actress for various movies and television series. ‘Crowded’, ‘The Intruders’, ‘A Mouse Tale’, ‘The Good Wife’, ‘The Wild Stallion’, ‘The Blue Elephant’, ‘Grounded for Life’ are some of the movies and TV shows that she has been involved in.
Apart from her career in acting and singing, Miranda is also active in numerous philanthropic projects. She has been active as a supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital which is situated in Memphis. She is also a national spokesperson for ‘Light the Night Walk’.
She has been nominated for a total of 31 times for various awards. She has 2 wins to her name for ‘iCarly’ and ‘Despicable Me 2’.
Miranda’s net worth is estimated to be around $ 7 million. She took $180,000 per episode for ‘icarly’, making her the second-highest-paid child star on television in 2010. She was also listed in ‘Guinness World Records’ as highest paid child actress in 2012.