by ethnic on July 28, 2008

Birth Name: Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman

Place of Birth: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 10, 1985

Ethnicity: African-American

Raven-Symoné is an American actress, comedian, singer, songwriter, producer, model, dancer, television producer, and show host. She first gained fame starring in the television show The Cosby Show. Her parents are both black.

On her mother’s side, Raven-Symoné is the granddaughter of Julius Herbert Gaulden (the son of James “Jim” Gaulden and Johnnie Lee Simpkins) and Louise Moss.

Sources: Genealogy of Raven-Symoné (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com

Article about Raven-Symoné’s family – http://files.usgwarchives.net


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cwm85 August 5, 2015 at 2:06 pm

She’s American. Not African American.

xoxo July 30, 2015 at 10:44 pm

Didn’t you hear? She told Oprah that she’s not an African American, she’s American.


Mabasei October 7, 2015 at 10:24 pm

fuck her denial

neiltennant July 27, 2017 at 10:17 am

i can understand that

labels are shit

those labels affect especially people who are darker

we have the same thing in europe

we talk about germans who were born here as GERMAN TURKS and AFRO-GERMAN

but never German swede or german english

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