Miranda Cosgrove is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her roles as Megan Parker in the Nickelodeon television series Drake & Josh, and as Carly Shay in the Nickelodeon teen sitcom iCarly. She starred as Shea Moore in the 2016 NBC sitcom Crowded. She released her debut studio album, Sparks Fly, in 2010. She has also done voice work in Khan Kluay, Despicable Me, Despicable Me: Home Makeover, Despicable Me 2, Despicable Me: Training Wheels, A Mouse Tale, and Despicable Me 3. Born Miranda Taylor Cosgrove on May 14, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA, she is an only child born to Chris and Tom Cosgrove. Cosgrove was homeschooled from sixth grade onwards, and was accepted at New York University and the University of Southern California (USC) in 2011. She was discovered at the age of three, by a talent agent while singing and dancing at the Los Angeles restaurant Taste of L.A. She began her career at the age of seven with several television commercial appearances. She made her film debut in 2003 as Summer Hathaway in School of Rock.
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove Personal Details
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Miranda Taylor Cosgrove
Mira, Cosmos, Mir, Randy
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14 May 1993
Los Angeles, California, USA
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White (Irish, English, French)
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Miranda Taylor Cosgrove Family Details
Tom Cosgrove (Owns a dry-cleaning business)
Chris Cosgrove (Housewife)
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove Body Measurements
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32-24-34 in (81-61-87 cm)
32 inches (81 cm)
24 inches (61 cm)
34 inches (87 cm)
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove Education
She was homeschooled from sixth grade onwards. University of Southern CaliforniaShe was homeschooled from sixth grade onwards. University of Southern California
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove Brand Endorsements
She has appeared in TV commercials for McDonaldâ€™s, and Mello Yello.
Best Known For
Working in Nickelodeonâ€™s TV series Zoey 101, Just Jordan, Unfabulous, iCarly, The Naked Brothers Band.
Sparks Fly is the debut album by Miranda Cosgrove, released in 2010 by Columbia Records. She released a standard and deluxe edition. Deluxe was for India, and Italy and was released under Epic records.
The deluxe edition further had an iTunes Deluxe Edition and had the largest length of 43:36.
2003 American musical comedy film, School of Rock for her role as Summer Hathaway.
First TV Show
American superhero, dramatic television series, Smallville for her role as Young Lana Lang. She had her performance in the very first episode from the first season in 2001.
Cosgrove does exercise her way to tandem bike with her friends and maintains her diet by going to different restaurants with her mother around the set.
Miranda Cosgrove Favorite Things
Food – Sushi
Horror Movies – Psycho, The Sixth Sense, and Poltergeist
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove Interesting Facts
*She was born on May 14, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA. *She is of English, Irish, and French descent. *She released her debut extended play, About You Now in 2009. *In 2011, she was named the highest-paid child actress by Guinness World Records. *She is a big fan of Orlando Bloom and Rachel McAdams. *Her favorite artists are Gwen Stefani, Paramore and Avril Lavigne. *Her favorite school subject was English. *She”s allergic to cats. *She has a pet dog named Penny, and a cat named Midnight.