Miranda Cosgrove: ethnicity, nationality, spouse, parents, Michael Jackson

Miranda Cosgrove: ethnicity, nationality, spouse, parents, Michael Jackson

Miranda Cosgrove is a renowned actress, musician, and voice-over artist from America. She rose to prominence when she appeared in several television commercials at the age of three years. Also, her crucial role as Megan Parker on Drake & Josh, a Nickelodeon television series, increased her popularity.

Miranda Cosgrove

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She is also well known for doing a voice-over as the first-born daughter of Gru in Despicable Me. In 2012, Miranda was the highest-paid child actress. The actress is also passionate about singing, and she has released several singles in her life. Some of them are About You Now and Kissin U among others.

Profile summary

  • Birth name: Miranda Taylor Cosgrove
  • Date of birth: May 14, 1993
  • Town of birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Zodiac sign: Taurus
  • Age: 27 years
  • Sun sign: Taurus
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 5 feet 6 inches
  • Weight: 54 kgs
  • Mother: Christina Cosgrove
  • Father: Tom Cosgrove
  • Profession: Actress, Singer and Voice-over artist

Miranda Cosgrove biography

The beauty was born in Loss Angeles, Califonia on May 14, 1993. She was raised by her mother, Christina Cosgrove and her father, Tom Cosgrove. Her parents operate a dry-cleaning business. How old is Miranda Cosgrove now? The multitalented celebrity is 27 years old as of 2020.

Miranda Cosgrove ethnicity

The talented singer is of Irish, English and French ethnicity. Miranda once posted on her Twitter account about her origin. She wrote:

I’m Irish, English, and French. People always think I’m a lot of different nationalities though which I think is pretty cool :)
Miranda Cosgrove ethnicity

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Miranda Cosgrove started acting when she was three years old. This was after securing roles in various television commercial appearances. In 2003, she appeared in School of Rock as Summer Hathaway, which became her debut film.

The actress appeared in several minor television roles in a few years before rising to prominence as Megan Parker in Brake & Josh, a Nickelodeon television series. In 2007, the beauty landed a role on the Nickelodeon teen sitcom, iCarly as Carly Shay. The show was aired until 2012.

She also voiced Margo in Despicable Me, an animated film. Then she was cast in Girlfriend in a Coma, an NBC’s television pilot, but it did not materialize after Christina Ricci left the production due to some problems. However, the actress starred on Crowded, a short-lived NBC sitcom in 2016.

Miranda Cosgrove movies and TV shows

The multitalented star has been featured in many films and television series so far. Through her unique acting skills, hard work, and determination, she has been able to secure several acting roles in the film industry over the years.


The beauty has been featured in the following films:

  • 2003 - School of Rock as Summer Hathaway
  • 2005 - Yours, Mine and Ours as Joni North
  • 2006 - Greatest Ever Comedy Movies as Herself
  • 2006 - Khan Kluay as Kon Suay
  • 2006 - Keeping Up with the Steins as Karen Sussman
  • 2009 - Wild Stallion, The Wild Stallion as Hannah Mills
  • 2010 - Despicable Me as Margo
  • 2010 - Despicable Me: Home Makeover as Margo
  • 2011 - Our Deal Night Creepers Short film
  • 2013 - Despicable Me 2 as Margo
  • 2013 - Despicable Me: Training Wheels as Margo
  • 2013 - Gru's Girls as Margo
  • 2015 - A Mouse Tale as Samantha
  • 2015 - The Intruders as Rose Halshford
  • 2017 - Despicable Me 3 as Margo (voice)
  • 2019 - 3022 as Lisa Brown
Miranda Cosgrove movies and TV shows

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Television series

The actress has played critical roles in the following TV shows:

  • 2001 - Smallville as Young Lana Lang
  • 2004 - Grounded for Life as Jessica
  • 2004 - What's New, Scooby-Doo? as Miranda Wright
  • 2004–2007 - Drake & Josh as Megan Parker
  • 2005 - Lilo & Stitch: The Series as Sarah
  • 2005 - All That as Herself
  • 2005 - Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie as Munch
  • 2006 - Drake & Josh Go Hollywood as Megan Parker
  • 2007 - Zoey 101 as Paige Howard
  • 2007 - Just Jordan as Lindsey Chandler
  • 2007 - Unfabulous as Cosmina
  • 2007–2012 - iCarly as Carly Shay
  • 2008 - Mystery Girl as Herself
  • 2008 - Merry Christmas Drake & Josh as Megan Parker
  • 2010 - 7 Secrets with Miranda Cosgrove as Herself
  • 2010 - The Good Wife as Sloan Burchfield
  • 2010 - Big Time Christmas as Herself
  • 2016 - Hollywood Game Night as Herself
  • 2016 - Crowded as Shea Moore
  • 2017 - Spaced Out as Casey
  • 2018 - Marshmello Feat. Bastille: Happier as Girl in Yellow
  • 2018 - History of Them as Narrator (voice)
  • 2019 - Minion Scouts as Margo (voice)
  • 2020 - The Goldbergs as Elana Reid

Miranda Cosgrove albums

Apart from acting, Miranda Cosgrove iCarly star is also a popular musician. In June 2008, she successfully released a soundtrack album, iCarly which was well received. Then on April 27, 2010, she released Sparks Fly album. Some other albums that she has released so far are:

  • 2011 - High Maintenance
  • 2010 - Kissin U Remix
  • 2009 - About You Know
Miranda Cosgrove albums

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Miranda Cosgrove singles

The talented musician has released the following singles:

  • Stay My Baby
  • Oh Oh
  • Distinguishing
  • High Maintenance
  • Shakespeare
  • Kissin U
  • Let It All To Me
  • Leave It All to Shine

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Who is Miranda Cosgrove married to?

The iCarly star is rumoured to have been in several relationships. From 2007 to 2009, she dated James Maslow, Big Time Rush, but their relationship did not work out. After her appearance in iCarly in 2009, she began to date David Archuleta, an American Idol.

Then after some time, they parted ways. The actress entered in another relationship with Natt Wolf and they dated secretly from May 2009, but they separated in January 2011.

The actress has not confirmed any of the latter rumours about her dating life. Also, the celebrity has not revealed her current boyfriend. She likes posting her cute dog on her Instagram account, leaving no hints for her fans about the love of her life.

Are Miranda Cosgrove and Jennette McCurdy still friends?

The bond between the iCarly stars has been strong for many years now. Fans get updates that the real-life friendship bond formed between McCurdy and Cosgrove in 2007 is still strong. Cosgrove confirmed her strong friendship with Jennette and said:

My best friend is Jennette McCurdy, who was on iCarly with me. We live really close to each other. We have sleepovers all the time. Like, I literally see her every other day. It was so fun being best friends with Jennette and getting to travel all over and get to go through something like that with your best friend. It was really fun.
Are Miranda Cosgrove and Jennette McCurdy still friends?

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Did Miranda Cosgrove die?

No. The rumours began when she was involved in an accident. In 2011, the actress was involved in a bus crash that left her mother and her alive but badly injured.

At the time of the accident, the Nickelodeon star was in the middle of her Dancing Crazy Tour. As a result, she was forced to cancel 25 concerts, in which she would have earned 400 thousand dollars.

Miranda Cosgrove looks like Michael Jackson

According to her fans, Miranda Cosgrove and the late Michael Jackson resemble each other. However, there is no proof about any other relationship between these two celebrities apart from their physical appearances.

Social media presence

Miranda Cosgrove Instagram account has 8.9m followers under the user name mirandacosgrove. Her Twitter account has 7.1m followers under the username MirandaCosgrove.

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How much is Miranda Cosgrove worth?

The celebrity has garnered a lot of cash in her life. As of 2020, she is enjoying a net worth estimated to be about 10 million dollars. All of Miranda Cosgrove net worth is from her many endeavours as an actress, singer, voice-over artist, and songwriter.

Miranda Cosgrove is a popular actress, voice-over artist, and singer from America. She is well known for her role as Megan in Drake & Josh. The actress has made significant achievements in her life so far in her 20s. She is a great inspiration to many upcoming actresses.

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