Miranda Cosgrove is a multi-talented American actress, singer, and songwriter. As a child, she began appearing in TV commercials for major brands like Burger King and McDonald’s. In 2003, the then 10-year-old Cosgrove made her screen debut with a bang as Summer Hathaway in School of Rock. She gave a spectacular portrayal of her character, which made her forever popular with movie lovers around the world.
She then starred in several children’s series before she was cast alongside Drake Bell in the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh. She then starred in the Nickelodeon teenager sitcom iCarly starring Carly Shay, a role that earned her second place in the ranking of the highest-earning child stars on television.
Miranda Cosgrove made her musical debut by recording the title song for iCarly. This was followed by a soundtrack album for the series, Cosgrove’s debut EP, her own debut album, a North American tour, and much more. She lent her voice to the character Margo in the 3D animation Despicable Me (2010) and also resumed her role in the sequels to the series. This multi-talented actress has successfully made the transition from child star to full-fledged Hollywood screen diva.
Miranda Cosgrove’s Bio, Age
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove was born on May 14, 1993, as the daughter of Christina (née Casey) and Tom Cosgrove. She is the only child of her parents. From the 6th grade on, she was taught at home, which proved beneficial for her budding acting career.
The ravishingly beautiful actress made her television debut in 2001 when she lent her voice to 5-year-old Lana Lang in the pilot episode of Smallville (2001). She auditioned for several other roles before finally getting a role in the comedy hit School of Rock, where she played alongside Jack Black. School of Rock was a box-office hit that grossed over $131,000,000 worldwide. The film remained the music-themed comedy with the highest gross receipts ever until 2015 when it was surpassed by Pitch Perfect 2 in 2015.
Miranda Cosgrove’s “School of Rock” role effectively announced her in Hollywood, and it wasn’t too long before other offers were made to her. In 2004, the talented young actress was given a well-deserved lead role in the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh, which also featured Drake Bell and Josh Peck. As one of the most wanted child stars of that year, Cosgrove was also a guest star in an episode of the cartoon series What’s New, Scooby-Doo? as well as in an episode of the fifth season of Grounded For Life.
In 2005, Cosgrove portrayed the character “Munch” in the Cartoon Network film Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie. She also had a guest appearance in two episodes of the cartoon comedy series Lilo & Stitch: The Cartoon Series.
She got another important role on the big screen when she was cast alongside her Drake & Josh co-star Drake Bell in the comedy film Yours, Mine and Ours. She then starred in many television series in Nickelodeon Zoey 101, Unfabulous, alongside Emma Roberts and her own sitcom iCarly (2007-12). Cosgrove also recorded the title song of the series “Leave It All to Me” with Drake Bell. In addition to the title song, Cosgrove recorded several other songs for the show, all of which were incorporated into the iCarly soundtrack album.
On February 3, 2009, Cosgrove’s debut EP About You Now was released, earning her a spot on MTV’s Female Pop Rookies of 2009. In 2010, the talented young woman worked with several songwriters to put together her debut studio album, Sparks Fly. The album was successful and reached #8 on the US Billboard 200 charts.
In 2011 Cosgrove started her first solo tour called Dancing Crazy Tour to promote her debut album. The tour lasted into the summer and was christened Dancing Crazy Summer Tour to support her second EP High Maintenance. The third phase of the tour entitled Summer Tour took place in 2012. The multi-talented musician released her second iCarly soundtrack, soundtrack II, on January 24, 2012.
Cosgrove was accepted for her college education at both New York University and the University of Southern California (USC). However, she chose to attend USC to stay close to her family and to continue her acting career.
The multi-talented actress caused a furor 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 up to $180,000 per episode for her role in the sitcom iCarly. At Guinness World Records 2012, she was listed as the highest-paid actress of the year.
We also cannot overlook her flourishing music career, which has seen her work with some big names and also tour North America. All these ventures and many more bring the net worth of MiraCosgrove to an enviable $10 million. For someone who has been on television for most of her life, the actress has done quite well.
Relationship With Lil Pump
Miranda Cosgrove has some similarities with the rapper Lil Pump in that they are both artists and quite famous. Apart from that, there is no special relationship between the two stars.
However, in June 2017, there were rumors that Cosgrove is in a relationship with Lil Pump. The rumors were based on certain social media posts by the rapper, which indicated that he wanted to have an affair with the iCarly star. On July 28, 2017, the rapper had a cake baked in honor of Cosgrove and shared the image in social media.
It turned out that all his antics were aimed at getting the attention of the Icarly Star. They proved unsuccessful, however, as she never reacted 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)