Miranda Cosgrove is a multitalented American actress, singer, and songwriter. As a child, she began appearing in TV adverts for big brands such as Burger King and McDonald’s. In 2003, then 10-year old, Cosgrove made her big-screen debut with a bang starring as Summer Hathaway in School of Rock. She gave a spectacular portrayal of her character with which she endeared herself forever to movie lovers the world over.
She went on to star in several kiddies series before landing a major role on the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh, alongside Drake Bell. She went on to star in the Nickelodeon teen sitcom iCarly in the lead role of Carly Shay, a role which got her ranked as the 2nd highest-earning child star on TV.
Miranda Cosgrove marked her debut as a musician by recording the theme song for iCarly. This was followed by a soundtrack album for the series, Cosgrove’s debut EP, her own debut album, a North America tour and so much more. She lent her voice to the character Margo in the 3D animation Despicable Me (2010) and also reprised her role in its sequels. This multitalented actress has successfully made the transition from child star to full-fledged Hollywood screen diva.
Miranda Cosgrove Bio, Age
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove was born on May 14, 1993, to Christina (née Casey) and Tom Cosgrove. She is her parent’s only child. Starting from 6th grade, she was homeschooled which proved convenient for her budding acting career.
The highly gorgeous actress made her TV debut way back in 2001 when she lent her voice to a 5-year old character Lana Lang in the pilot episode of Smallville (2001). She auditioned for several other roles before eventually landing one in the comedy hit School of Rock, starring alongside Jack Black. School of Rock was a box office hit, grossing over $131,000,000 worldwide. The movie remained the highest-grossing music-themed comedy of all time until 2015 when it was surpassed by Pitch Perfect 2.
Miranda Cosgrove’s School of Rock role effectively announced her to Hollywood and it didn’t take too long for more offers to come her way. In 2004, the young talented actress landed a well-deserved main role in the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh, which also featured Drake Bell and Josh Peck. Being one of the most-sought child stars of that year, Cosgrove equally guest-starred in an episode of the animated series What’s New, Scooby-Doo? and also in a season 5 episode of Grounded For Life.
In 2005, Cosgrove portrayed the character ‘Munch’ in the Cartoon Network film Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie. She also made a guest appearance on two episodes of the animated comedy series, Lilo & Stitch: The Series.
She landed another major role on the big screen when she was cast in the comedy film Yours, Mine and Ours, alongside her Drake & Josh co-star Drake Bell. She went on to feature in several TV series on Nickelodeon Zoey 101, Unfabulous, alongside Emma Roberts and her own sitcom iCarly (2007–12). Cosgrove also recorded the theme song of the series “Leave It All to Me”, featuring Drake Bell. In addition to the theme song, Cosgrove recorded several other songs for the show all of which were compiled into the iCarly soundtrack album.
On February 3, 2009, Cosgrove’s debut EP About You Now was released which earned her a place on MTV’s Female Pop Rookies of 2009. In 2010, the talented youngster worked with several songwriters to put together her debut studio album titled Sparks Fly. The album was successful and peaked at number 8 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
In 2011, Cosgrove embarked on her debut solo tour tagged Dancing Crazy Tour in order to promote her debut album. The tour extended into the summer and was baptized Dancing Crazy Summer Tour to support her second EP, High Maintenance. The third phase of the tour titled Summer Tour was held in 2012. The multitalented musician released her second iCarly soundtrack, soundtrack II on January 24, 2012.
For her college education, Cosgrove was accepted at New York University as well as the University of Southern California (USC). However, she chose to attend USC so as to stay close to her family and also maintain her acting career.
Miranda Cosgrove Net Worth
The multitalented actress made waves in Hollywood as a child star after her brilliant performance in School of Rock. In February 2010, Cosgrove signed on as a brand ambassador for the skincare and cosmetics brand Neutrogena. The talented actress earned as much as $180,000 per episode for her role on the sitcom iCarly. She was featured in the 2012 Guinness World Records as the highest-paid actress of the year.
We can also not overlook her blossoming music career which had her working with some big names and also touring North America. All these ventures and many more bring MiraCosgrove’s net worth to an enviable $10 million. For one who has been on TV for almost all her life, the actress has done pretty well for herself.
Relationship With Lil Pump
Miranda Cosgrove has a number of things in common with rappers Lil Pump in that they are both music artists and also pretty famous. Other than that, there is no special relationship between the two stars.
However, in June 2017, there were rumors that Cosgrove was in a relationship with Lil Pump. The rumors were a result of certain social media posts made by the rapper, suggesting that he would want to have an affair with the iCarly star. On July 28, 2017, the rapper had a cake baked in honor of Cosgrove and also shared the picture on social media.
It turned out that all his antics were in a bid to get the Icarly star’s attention. However, they have proved to be unsuccessful as she has never responded to any of them.
Height And Other Body Measurements
Height: 5′ 6″ (1.68 m)
Weight: 54 kg or 119 lbs
Bust Size: 32 inches
Wasit Size: 24 inches
Hip Size: 34 inches
Dress Size: 2 (US) or 32 (EU)
Shoe Size: 8 (US) or 39 (EU)