Miranda Taylor Cosgrove is an American actress and singer. The child-actor has made her appearances in many of the television commercials. Being the second highest paid child-star in the show iCarly, she was able to gain a huge fan-base. Not only did her acting make her win the hearts but her voice too wove the magic. She was seen lending her voice for the character ‘Margo’ in the ‘Despicable Me’ series. When the singer is not busy, she works as an active supporter of St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital.
Early life and Background
The actress turned singer was born on May, 14th 1993 in Los Angeles, California. She is the only child of her parents Christina and Tom Cosgrove. The Nickelodeon rising star was first spotted at an early age of three by a talent agency when she was dancing at ‘Taste of LA’, a restaurant in Los Angeles. Her primary education was majorly home-schooling till sixth grade. She was accepted into the NewYork University too but chose to pursue her graduation from USC school of Cinematics. Thus, she has sited her aspirations in majoring in theater and writing. She has also appeared in a few commericals for McDonalds and Mellow Yellow as a little girl.
Miranda Cosgrove – Ethnicity
She is of Irish, English, Mexican and French descent. Her maternal grand father was born to an Irish father and a Mexican mother.
Her career started in the year 2001, but she was able to bag some major roles only after the year 2007. Her role Megan Parker in ‘Drake and Josh’ and ‘Summer Hathaway’ in School of Rock gained her immense recognition. Miranda also started her musical career in the year 2007. Her song in her own show was a major hit amongst the masses. Cosgrove’s radio friendly pop-sound made her a teen idol. Her debut-solo album Sparks Fly brought her a lot of fame. The starlet was featured in shows like Big time Rush and Zoe 101. Her skills also made her gain small roles in shows like Unfabulous and Grounded for Life. Yours, mine and ours did fairly well whereas ‘Keeping up with the steins’ was the film that did not receive appreciation. Songs like ‘High-Maintenance’ and ‘About you now are some of her best tracks. Cosgrove’s career however faced a stumbling block when she met with an accident in 2011. Lastly, the actor has been acknowledged with many awards like The Acuve Inspire Awards and The best TV actress award for comedy.
Miranda was in her teenage years when she started her career. So her relationships and crushes were always in the limelight. She has been allegedly linked with almost all her co-starts starting from James Maslow to David Archuleta. She has dated Natt Wolff from 2009 to 2011 and as per the reports she is now currently single.
Miranda Cosgrove – Net Worth
This 1.68 meter tall actress and record artist has a net-worth of $8 million. The actress earned a salary of $180,000 from her show iCarly. The artist recently faced a loss of $2.5 million due to an accident in 2011 She was in a tour buss which met with a mishap, breaking her ankle in the process.
Miranda Cosgrove – House
The teenage star has spent her fortune wisely to buy a home in the Hollywood Hills. She spent around $2.65 million on her house. The 3-bedroom home dating back to 1952 has been renovated to give a contemporary look. The 3000 square foot home is located in a .25 acre of land, in a guarded, gated property. The home has tastefully done living room, a beautiful swimming pool and is future-ready with hi-tech appliances.