Who is Miranda Cosgrove and what is her net worth 2018? Miranda Cosgrove is an actress who started her career at the age of three. She is also a songwriter and singer. She has appeared in many television shows including ‘Drake & Josh’, ‘iCarly’, ‘Crowded’, ‘Lilo & Stitch: The Series’, and ‘Smallville’. Cosgrove has appeared in many made for TV-movies. She has lent her voice as “Margo” in the ‘Despicable Me’ film series. As a singer, she has released one studio album and five singles. She has also released eight music videos and two EPs. She has received many awards and nominations in her career.
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove was born on May 14, 1993, in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of Chris and Tom. Her mother is a homemaker and her father owned a dry-cleaning business. She was discovered at the age of three by a talent agent in a Los Angeles restaurant, where she was dancing and singing. She then went on to appear in the TV commercials of Mello Yello and McDonalds.
Cosgrove was homeschooled and is the only child. She auditioned for TV role at the age of seven. In 2001, she lent her voice to an episode of the television series ‘Smallville’. At the age of ten, she made her debut in the movie ‘School of Rock’. The film grossed more than $13 million worldwide.
In 2008, Miranda Cosgrove dated actor James Maslow. The couple broke up in 2010. In 2012, she attended the University of Southern California.
Miranda Cosgrove’s major role in a TV series came in 2004 when she became a cast of ‘Drake & Josh’ on Nickelodeon. She portrayed the role of Megan Parker in the series along with Josh Peck and Drake Bell. In the same year, she became a guest star in ‘What’s New, Scooby-Doo?’. A year later, Cosgrove was seen in ‘Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie’, a Disney Channel film.
She also appeared in the animated series called ‘Lilo & Stitch: The Series’ and its movie ‘Lilo & Stitch’. This was followed by appearing in the movie ‘Yours, Mine and Ours’ as “Joni”. Her movie ‘Keeping Up with the Steins’ became a commercial failure. In 2007, she appeared in ‘iCarly’. In 2008, she released the cover of “Christmas Wrapping”. In February 2009, Cosgrove released her debut single entitled “About You Now”.
She then went on to work with Daniel James, Leah Haywood, Max Martin, Dr. Luke, and The Matrix for her album. In April 2010, she released her debut album entitled ‘Sparks Fly’. It went on to peak at #8 on the Billboard 200. Following that, she lent her voice to the animated film ‘Despicable Me’.
Her debut tour called ‘Dancing Crazy Tour’ was released in January 2011. In 2015, she portrayed the role of “rose” in the horror movie ‘The Intruders’. A year later, she appeared in the television series ‘Crowded’ as “Shea Moore”. In 2017, she reprised her role again in ‘Despicable Me 3’.
Miranda Cosgrove has won two Young Artist Awards out of ten nominations. In 2012, she won the Teen Choice Award and also the Ology Award. She has received the Kids’ Choice Mexico Award in 2010 and is the winner of Meus Prêmios Nick (Brazil) in 2013. She won the 2014 Kids’ Choice Award for ‘Despicable Me 2’. She has been nominated for the 2004 MTV Movie Awards.
Miranda Cosgrove Net Worth
Miranda Cosgrove has appeared in many films and has lent her voice in many animated films. She has also appeared in various television shows and has released a studio album. In doing so, she has gone on to accumulate good wealth for herself. Miranda Cosgrove’s net worth is an estimated $10 million.
Part of this wealth also comes from her singing career. Her single “Kissin You” was certified gold in the USA. She has released 2 EPs ‘About You Now’ and ‘High Maintenance’. Her 2007 single “Leave It All to Me” featured Drake Bell. She has also appeared for other artists like Big Time Rush and Jeanette McCurdy.
Miranda Cosgrove supports St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital located in Memphis, Tennessee. She is the spokesperson of Light the Night Walk.