Keke Palmer biographyThe actress Keke Palmer, who played the first role at 11, grew up with her characters. Later, she successfully fulfilled herself in the pop music genre. Keke is familiar to the viewers from the teen comedy Jump In, sitcom True Jackson, VP, and the burlesque horror series Scream Queens.
ChildhoodLauren Keyana Palmer was born on August 26, 1993, in Harvey, Illinois. The girl grew up in a family of professional actors Larry and Sharon, who met at acting classes. The eldest daughter Loreal was already growing up in the family. In 2001, baby Lawrencia appeared in the family. Besides them, Keke has a brother Lawrence.
Shortly after Keke was born, the family moved to the town of Robbins. Parents decided to give up acting: Larry got a job as a manager in a firm, manufacturing high-strength plastic products, and Sharon became involved in teaching and adapting children with autism.
Career. BeginningKeke was barely nine when she auditioned for the production of The Lion King. Two years later she played her first movie role. In the sparkling comedy-drama Barbershop 2: Back in Business, the girl played the niece of the character of the rap icon Queen Latifah.
Keke’s debut song All My Girlz sounded in the family drama Akeelah and the Bee, in which she played the lead role, performing a talented girl who dreamt of winning the Spelling Bee grammar competition. Angela Bassett and Lawrence Fishburne, Keke’s partners on the set, noted the girl’s extraordinary talent, as well as her “adult” work performance and childlike spontaneity.
Adult rolesIn the musical comedy melodrama of 2012 Joyful Noise, Keke was lucky again to work with the inimitable Queen Latifah, as well as with Dolly Parton and Jeremy Jordan. The actors played as the members of the provincial church choir, who were to defend the honor of the town and win the prestigious competition.
In 2018, there was the premiere of the drama Pimp, in which Keke appeared before the fans performing a little unusual character. She played as a girl-pimp Wednesday, who went in search of her mother after the death of her father.