Who is Miranda Cosgrove?

Miranda Cosgrove is an American actress and singer who began to work in the entertainment field at the age of three in 2001. She started acting in TV commercials and eventually landed in playing Nickelodeon’s TV series which made her popular. Moreover, she was also the highest-paid child actress and was successful in listing her name in the Guinness World Records. Along with films and series, she has also featured in music videos and has lent voices to different characters. Additionally, Miranda is also a singer who is more into pop and electropop. Apart from this, she is also a philanthropist who supports various awareness programs.

Quick Info
Full NameMiranda Taylor Cosgrove
ProfessionActress, Singer
Birth Date14 May 1993
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California, United States
Parents NameTom Cosgrove Chris (Casey) Cosgrove
Net Worth 2020$10 million
Height5 feet and 6 inches (168cm/1.68m)
Weight54 kg (119lbs)
PartnerJames Maslow (2008 -2009)
Natt Wolff (2009-2011)
Max Ehrich (2012)

Miranda Cosgrove


Miranda Taylor Cosgrove was born as the only kid to her parents Tom Cosgrove and Chris (Casey) Cosgrove. She was born on 14 May 1993 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Her father worked in a dry cleaning business while her mother is a homemaker. Additionally, she is currently 27 years old with a Taurus star sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats 

Miranda Cosgrove holds an American nationality. As per her ethnicity, she belongs to White having English, French, and Irish descent. Moreover, her religious views are Christianity. Besides this, she stands 5 feet and 6 inches (168cm/1.68m) tall and weighs around 54 kg (119lbs). She has a slim body type, measuring 32-24-34 inches respectively. Additionally, she has a pair of dark brown-colored eyes and hair.

Early Life/Education

Miranda Cosgrove became a public figure from an early age. She often had insecurity about her body image. About her education, she attended some public schools till her fifth grade. When she reached sixth grade, she was homeschooled. In 2012, she enrolled at the University of Southern California. Moreover, she did major in writing and theatres.


Miranda Cosgrove is active in her social media accounts with a huge fan following. Her Instagram account (@mirandacosgrove) has 9 million followers and her Twitter handle (@MirandaCosgrove) has 7.1 million followers. Likewise, her Facebook page has 13.1 million likes and 12.9 million followers.

Personal Life

Miranda Cosgrove previously dated actors like James Maslow from 2008 to 2009. He then dated Natt Wolff for two years from May 2009 to 2011. Likewise, her last relationship happened with the singer Max Ehrich in 2012. There is no news about her love life.

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Films of Miranda Cosgrove

Miranda Cosgrove landed her debut film in the 2003 film ‘School of Rock’ as Summer Hathaway. She then appeared in ‘Yours, Mine and Ours’ in 2005 and ‘Keeping Up with the Steins’ in 2006. In 2009, she appeared in the direct-to-DVD film ‘The Wild Stallion’ as Hannah Mills. From the next year, she mostly had a voice role. Likewise, she voiced different characters in movies like ‘Despicable Me,’ ‘Despicable Me: Home Makeover’ as Margo in 2010. Moreover, she also reprised her voice role of Margo in ‘Despicable Me 2,’ ‘Despicable Me: Training Wheels’ in 2013, ‘Despicable Me 3’ in 2017, and ‘Despicable Me: Minion Scouts’ in 2019. Meanwhile, she also appeared in the short film ‘Our Deal’ in 2011. Furthermore, her last played film is ‘North Hollywood’ as Rachel in 2020. Herself, Ryder McLaughlin, and Vince Vaughn were in the lead roles.

TV Series

Miranda Cosgrove landed her debut television role in the 2001 superhero TV series ‘Smallville’ as Young Lana Lang. She then appeared in series like ‘What’s New, Scooby-Doo?’ in 2004. The same year, she received her main role in the Nickelodeon sitcom ‘Drake & Josh’ as Megan Parker. This series ran for three years till 2007. Meanwhile, she also featured in series like ‘Lilo & Stitch: The Series,’ ‘Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie’ in 2005, ‘Zoey 101,’ ‘Kust Jordan,’ and ‘Unfabulous’ in 2007. Likewise, in 2007 she appeared in a teen sitcom ‘iCarly’ as Carly Shav. This series ran till 2012 which starred Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress, and Jerry Trainor. In 2008, she starred in two television films and one series ‘The Naked Brothers Band’ alongside Nat Wolff and Alex Wolff in the main lead.

Similarly, in 2010 she appeared in a legal and political drama TV series ‘The Good Wife’ and ‘Big Time Christmas,’ a television film. Her other main role came in the NBC sitcom ‘Crowded’ as Shea Moore in 2016. Moreover, in 2017 and 2018 she acted in two Unsold television pilot series. Miranda has also hosted the 2019 show ‘Mission Unstoppable.’ Lastly, her recent series is ‘The Goldbergs’ and ‘Minions Holiday Special’ in 2020.


Apart from acting, Miranda is also a singer. She has released 1 studio album ‘Sparks Fly’ in 2010, 2 extended plays, 5 singles, and 5 promotional singles. Likewise, her first studio album was positioned at number 8 on the US Billboard 200 chart.

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Miranda Cosgrove has won different nominations and awards. She won two Young Artist Awards for her television role ‘iCarly’ in 2009 and 2012. Likewise, she also received the Teen Choice Awards in 2012. Likewise, she also won the Kids’ Choice Award for her voice role in ‘Despicable Me 2’ in 2014.

Net Worth of Miranda Cosgrove

Miranda Cosgrove has started her acting career from her childhood days. As of 2020, her estimated net worth is $10 million.