Miranda Taylor Cosgrove (born May 14, 1993) is an American actress and singer. Her career began at the age of seven with several television commercial appearances. Cosgrove's film debut came in 2003, when she appeared as Summer Hathaway in School of Rock. She appeared in a number of minor television roles over several years before coming to prominence as Megan Parker on the Nickelodeon television series Drake & Josh. In 2007, she landed the role of Carly Shay, the lead character on the Nickelodeon teen sitcom iCarly, on which she starred until 2012. As of May 2010, Cosgrove earned $180,000 per episode of iCarly, making her the second-highest-paid child star on television, and in 2012 was listed in the Guinness World Records as the highest paid child actress. Cosgrove also voiced Margo in the animated film Despicable Me (2010) and its sequels. In 2016, she starred as Shea Moore on the short-lived NBC sitcom Crowded.
|Full name at birth||
Miranda Taylor Cosgrove
|Claim to fame||
School of Rock, Drake & Josh and iCarly
|Date of birth||
14 May 1993
|Place of birth||
Los Angeles, California, USA
Actress, singer-songwriter, television show host
5' 6" (168 cm)
119 lbs (54.0 kg)
University of Southern California
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