Raven Symone. biography
Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman was born on December 10, 1985, in Atlanta, Georgia and entered the world of entertainment as a Ford Model in New York City when she was only two-years-old.
At the age of four, Raven landed her first substantial role as Olivia Kendall in the TV series The Cosby Show (1989-1992), a role that ultimately jump-started her Hollywood career.
Soon after retiring her Cosby Show character, Raven continued making a name for herself with a minor role alongside Will Smith in Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1992) and an appearance in the family comedy The Little Rascals (1994). She then starred opposite Eddie Murphy in both Dolittle (1998) and Doctor Dolittle 2 (2001).
Also around this time, Raven made her singing debut as a member of the girl group The Cheetah Girls in the TV movies of the same name in 2003 and 2004 as well as The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006). Also around this time, she landed her own show That’s So Raven (2003-2007) as well as a reoccurring role in the TV series Kim Possible (2002-2007).
A string of TV movies soon followed, including Revenge of the Bridesmaids (2010) and Pixie Hollow Games (2011). She then appeared in the TV series State of Georgia (2011) and voiced the character of Iridessa in Secret of the Wings (2012).
Is Raven Symone Gay?
Rumors that Raven was gay has been a topic of situation for many years. Raven finally reacted to the rumors about her sexual orientation via Twitter, writing, "My sexual orientation is mine, and the person I'm datings [sic] to know. I'm not one for a public display of my life."
Raven ultimately confirmed she was gay when she reacted to the legalization of gay marriage in August 2013, saying, "I was excited to hear today that more states legalized gay marriage. I, however am not currently getting married, but it is great to know I can now, should I wish to."
Raven Symone Boyfriend, Girlfriend & Dating History Timeline
2007 - 2012
According to her reps, Raven dated Jussie Smollett, but was never pregnant with his baby.
2013 - Present
Dating rumors surrounding Raven and AzMarie Livingston began circulating when the two made an appearance together at a Labor Day charity event in September 2013.