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



Curious about ethnicity

68 Responses

  1. cwm85 says:

    She’s American. Not African American.

  2. xoxo says:

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


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