Keke Palmer Biography, Age, Boyfriend, Net Worth, Height, Movies & TV Shows

Basic Information

Stage Name: Keke Palmer
Real Name: Lauren Keyana Palmer
Occupation: Actress, Singer, Television Personality
Date Of Birth/Age: 26 August 1993
Place of Birth: Harvey, Illinois, U.S.
Gender: Female
Nationality: American
Marital Status: In A Relationship (Darius Jackson)


Lauren Keyana Palmer, professionally called Keke Palmer, is an American actress, singer, and television personality. Palmer is known for playing leading and character roles in comedy and drama productions. She has received acclaim for her perfect portrayal of roles, and several accolades, including a Primetime Emmy Award, five NAACP Image Awards, and nominations for a Daytime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. In 2019, Time magazine included her on their list of most influential people in the world.

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Lauren Keyana Palmer was born on August 26, 1993, in Harvey, Illinois. She was raised in a catholic household in nearby Robbins, Illinois. Palmer celebrated her 29th birthday on August 26, 2022.


Keke Palmer is in a relationship with Darius Jackson. They were first linked to each other in 2021, but they kept their relationship private. The couple met at a memorial day party hosted by Issa Rae and Diddy. That August, they went Instagram official after Jackson celebrated Palmer on her birthday. They have only been spotted together as a couple at a few events. Palmer told Bustle she wasn’t trying to hide anything. She also said it was the happiest she had ever felt with anyone.


While hosting SNL on December 3rd, Palmer announced she was pregnant with her first child. The couple welcomed their son, Leodis “Leo” Andrellton Jackson, on Feb. 25, 2023. Days after his birth, Palmer shouted out single mothers and all women raising kids, saying it really takes a village.

Net Worth

According to a report on, Keke Palmer has a net worth of $7.5 million. Her primary source of income is her acting.

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Keke Palmer is 5 ft. 6 inches tall (1.68 m).


Keke Palmer began her acting career in 2004 by starring in “Barber Shop 2: Back In Business.” She signed a record deal with Atlantic Records a year after that. Her acting breakthrough came when she starred in “Akeelah and The Bee” in 2006, playing Akeelah. She gained acclaim for the role.

She has also appeared in Madea Family Reunion, Cleaner, The Longshots, Unstable Fables: Tortoise Vs. Hare, Abducted: The Carlina White Story, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Joyful Noise, Pimp, Hustlers, Nope, Lightyear, etc.

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TV Shows

Keke Palmer has also gained acclaim for her roles in several hit TV shows, including Cold Case, Strong Medicine, The Wool Cap, ER, Knights Of The South Bronx, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Second Time Around, Jump In!, Just Jordan, Tyler Perry’s House Of Payne, True Jackson VP, The Cleveland Show, Degrassi: The Next Generation, Winx Club, 90210, Just Keke, Real Husbands Of Hollywood, Insecure, etc.

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