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Keke Palmer Recalls Financial Turmoil After Investing In Herself — "I Was like, 'I'm Broke Child'"

Keke Palmer has maintained main character energy for quite some time now. In addition to being a prominent actress, she’s built an empire across television and film, music, and more that has amounted to a staggering net worth, which she revealed is over $7.5 million.

Samantha Dorisca

Jun 5, 2023

Keke Palmer Says Her Estimated $7.5M Fortune Is Off Base — 'There's Been Times Where It Was Less. Now, It's More'

The classic 1990s film “Friday” begins with the revelation that Craig has lost his job. And what’s even more nuanced is that he was fired on what was supposed to be a day off. While the movie positions this as a joke and rationale for unexpected free time, the theme of unemployment is not uncommon to many. But there is one person who has seemingly never been in that situation: Lauren “Keke” Palmer. From right outside Chicago in Robbins, IL, Palmer is an American actress and singer who gained popularity with her breakout role in “Akeelah and the Bee.” From then on, Palmer would grow up before the eyes of millions, taking on several other starring roles in television shows and movies such as “True Jackson VP,” “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story,” and Jordan Peele’s “Nope.” Her work went on to land her several recognitions and awards, including a 2021 Emmy for outstanding actress in a short-form comedy or drama series. She also combined her passions for singing and acting into a single...

Josh Rodgers

May 18, 2023

Keke Palmer Says She Took 'A Real Bet' By Investing Her Own Dollars To Launch A Digital Network

Keke Palmer is working to make sure rising creators can enter the industry on softer soil. View this post on Instagram A post shared by AFROTECH (@afro.tech)

Samantha Dorisca

Dec 2, 2022

Keke 'Keep A Job' Palmer Condenses All Of Her Talents Into One With The Launch Of Her Own Digital Network

Keke Palmer’s evident star power has helped her climb into any arena she sets her eyes on. The multi-talent has often received her flowers and deservingly received countless recognitions for her talents. Yet, all her steps were leading up to what will become her most prized possession yet, her own digital network.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by KeyTV (@keytvnetwork)

Samantha Dorisca

Sep 30, 2022

Keke Palmer Adds Yet Another Gig To Her Resume As The Host Of Meta's New Metaverse Series

“Baby, THIS, is Keke Palmer.” Earlier this week, the actress had to make it clear that she is that girl . After a tweet comparing her career in Hollywood to Zendaya’s went viral, the 28-year-old hit send on a tweet of her own in response, as previously reported by Shadow and Act. “A great example of colorism is to believe I can be compared to anyone. I’m the youngest talk show host ever. The first Black woman to star in her own show on Nickelodeon, & the youngest & first Black Cinderella on broadway. I’m an incomparable talent,” Palmer tweeted. A great example of colorism is to believe I can be compared to anyone. I’m the youngest talk show host ever. The first Black woman to star in her own show on Nickelodeon, & the youngest & first Black Cinderella on broadway. I’m an incomparable talent. Baby, THIS, is Keke Palmer. — Keke Palmer (@KekePalmer) July 24, 2022 Now, the star has added yet another hosting gig to her lengthy resume!

Ngozi Nwanji

Jul 26, 2022

Jordan Peele's 'Nope' Brought $44M In Ticket Sales During Its First Weekend Alone

Jordan Peele continues to defy industry standards. The filmmaker’s latest project just closed its first weekend in the United States with an estimated $44 million in ticket sales, Time reports. What’s more, “Nope” — which is Peele’s most expensive film to date — has now become “the biggest of the pandemic for an original screenplay.” Peele seems to only be in competition with himself with “Nope” as his movie “Us,” which came out more than three years ago, had a $71 million debut. The latest film stars Keke Palmer and Daniel Kaluuya, who also played the lead in Peele’s critically acclaimed “Get Out.”

Shanique Yates

Jul 25, 2022

McDonald's USA, Keke Palmer Team Up To Award $220K In Grants To Young Black Leaders Changing The World

Just as young Black leaders deserve their flowers, financial support is incredibly beneficial to their journey. Following this sentiment, McDonald’s USA and Keke Palmer recently teamed up to help those impacting the community to continue doing just that.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jul 8, 2022

Keke Palmer Partners With Amazon To Amplify Support For Black Women Business Owners

In April 2021, Keke Palmer landed a deal with Amazon after her Instagram sketch videos went viral, as previously shared by AfroTech. Now, the actress has teamed up with the e-commerce giant for a new partnership that shines the spotlight on other Black women bosses like herself. According to Essence, Palmer and Amazon partnered to support Black women business owners in honor of Women’s History Month. Within the collaboration, the duo worked to put together a selection of Black-owned brands to highlight, as well as speak to two of the founders for Amazon’s conversation series. After becoming an entrepreneur and launching her record label, Big Boss Entertainment, in 2018 — her own personal experience has led her to help women who look like her kickstart their ideas, too. “It’s time to put the spotlight back on Black businesses to remind people that we gotta support each other. Also, to understand that when you are buying Black, you’re sometimes buying into a newer business,” Palmer...

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 21, 2022

Keke Palmer Makes History As R29 Unbothered’s First-Ever Digital Cover Star And Creative Advisor

Keke Palmer stays booked and busy, and now the bag is getting heavier! This week, news broke that Keke Palmer has been announced as R29 Unbothered’s first-ever digital cover star. The Black millennial women’s outlet also shared that Palmer has joined the Unbothered family as the brand’s first Creative Advisor in its history. According to R29 Unbothered, Palmer will take on the responsibility of creatively consulting across the brand, “supporting and co-developing new projects that push conversations and our culture forward.” Her new role also includes partnering with the brand to brainstorm new ways to center Black joy across its daily content on its social platforms. “I’m literally too excited about this. I started working with Unbothered years ago as a talent and I just loved how they created a safe space for Black women to share their stories, their experiences, their creativity—and their joy, honey! Because let’s not get it twisted, I’m very joyous and no one’s going to steal my...

Njera Perkins

Apr 23, 2021

Keke Palmer Turns Her Viral Instagram Videos Into an Amazon Partnership

Charismatic actress Keke Palmer is taking her comedic talents from her viral Instagram videos over to Amazon for the ideal media partnership. Variety reports that Palmer is diving into the world of fiction with her Instagram characters and sketch comedy videos to create a collection of short stories to be published by Amazon Original Stories in the fall of this year. She will also play each role in the Audible audiobook. “What started out as an Instagram sketch, led me to one of my most beloved characters, Lady Miss Jacqueline. She’s always been larger than life—and a huge symbol of the moment when I realized I wanted to create worlds for my audience to get lost in. In effect, she was the beginning of my producing journey. The opportunity to share what makes her not only funny but important, is exciting!” Palmer shared in a statement. “The team at Amazon Original Stories and I have a shared vision and what they have already been able to accomplish pushes me to bring my best and then...

Njera Perkins

Apr 5, 2021