Raven-Symoné, born December 10, 1985, also known as Raven, is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She has received several accolades, including five NAACP Image Awards, two Kids’ Choice Awards, three Young Artist Awards, and three Daytime Emmy Award nominations. In 2012, she was included on VH1’s list of “100 Greatest Child Stars of All Time”.
Raven released her debut studio album at the age of seven, Here’s to New Dreams (1993), which saw the moderate commercial success of the single “That’s What Little Girls Are Made Of”. Her subsequent studio albums, Undeniable (1999), This Is My Time (2004), and Raven-Symoné (2008) saw some commercial success on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States. She also contributed vocals to several soundtracks from her Disney projects, including The Cheetah Girls (2003), That’s So Raven (2004), That’s So Raven Too! (2006), and The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006), several of which were certified platinum and gold. She was also a co-host of the ABC daytime talk show The View from 2015 to 2016. She will host and executive produce the new reality show What Not To Design.