Miranda Cosgrove Biography
Miranda Cosgrove is a renowned American actress, singer, and producer who rose to fame as Summer Hathaway in School of Rock and as Carly in iCarly, the latter of which earned her a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in 2009. She released her debut album, Sparks Fly, in 2010. She later voiced the character Margo in Despicable Me and Played Megan Parker in the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh.
Cosgrove was discovered at a young age singing and dancing around a table in a restaurant, where an agent saw her talent and quickly signed her. Her career officially started with commercials for Burger King, McDonald’s, among others as she auditioned for many roles. Eventually, she won her first role as the band’s manager in the movie, School of Rock (2003).
While filming School of Rock (2003) in New York, Miranda was informed that her pilot Drake & Josh (2004) had been picked up. She co-starred as Drake and Josh’s little sister, as she made brief appearances on other Nickelodeon shows, before landing in her own show for the network, iCarly (2007).
iCarly put her on the map and eventually helped her launch her singing career. She was named an MTV Pop Rookie for 2009. Her debut album, “Sparks Fly”, was released in 2010 and reached #8 on the Billboard 200 chart, along with two EPs: “About You Now” in 2009, and “High Maintenance” in 2011. She was named the highest-paid child actress by Guinness World Records (2011).
Along with her singing career, Miranda expanded upon her voice-over work for the children’s movies, including Her comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie (2005), and the Despicable Me (2010) films and related shorts, as well as expanding her film work with Yours, Mine & Ours (2005), Keeping Up with the Steins (2006) and The Wild Stallion (2009). She went beyond Nickelodeon, with appearances on the CBS legal drama The Good Wife (2009) during the show’s second season. She has served as a spokesperson for Neutrogena skincare products since 2010.
Miranda Cosgrove Age
How old is Miranda Cosgrove? Miranda is 29 years old as of 2022. She was born on May 14, 1993, in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. In addition, Miranda celebrates her birthday on May 14th every year.
Miranda Cosgrove Boyfriend
Miranda is currently single. However, it is reportedly said that James Maslow dated Cosgrove for over a year between 2007 and 2008. Little is known about their said relationship, but considering that they have been spotted together several times since 2008, it seems the two are still on good terms.
Miranda Cosgrove Height, Weight
Cosgrove stands at an approximate height of 1.68 m (5 feet 6 inches) and weighs 54 Kg (119 lbs).
Miranda Cosgrove Family
Cosgrove was born and raised as the only child by her parents Tom and Christina in Los Angeles California. She began school in the 6th grade. Miranda also attended the University of Southern California in 2012 before dropping out.
Miranda Cosgrove Net Worth
Cosgrove has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as an actress and recording artist.
Miranda Cosgrove Movies
- 2003 School of Rock
- 2005 Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie
- Yours, Mine and Ours
- 2006 Drake & Josh Go Hollywood
- The Wild Stallion
- Keeping Up with the Steins
- 2007 Drake & Josh: Really Big Shrimp
- 2008 The Naked Brothers Band: Mystery Girl
- iCarly: iGo to Japan
- Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh
- 2009 iCarly: iDate a Bad Boy
- iCarly: iFight Shelby Marx
- iCarly: iQuit iCarly
- 2010 iCarly: iPsycho
- Despicable Me
- 2013 Despicable Me 2
- 2015 The Intruders
- 2017 Despicable Me 3