Miranda Cosgrove

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NameMiranda Cosgrove
BirthdayMay 14 1993
Net worth$10 million
ProfessionActress, Singer

Miranda Cosgrove is an American actress and a singer who was born on May 14, 1993. She is renowned for playing the role of Megan Parker on the sitcom Drake and Josh and Carly Shay on the sitcom iCarly  and its revival run, the latter of which she produced. She also gave her voice in an animated movie Despicable Me as a voice actor for the role of Margo. She was the highest paid child actor of 2012 and won various awards including 4 Kids choice awards and 2 Young artist awards.

Miranda Cosgrove

Net worth

Miranda Cosgrove started her career in an very early age which has helped her to add millions of fortune to her net worth. Her estimated net worth is $10 million as of 2024. In 2012 she was the most demanding child actor making her the most highest paid child actor in that same year.

Real Estate

In 2012 Miranda Cosgrove purchased a property for $2.65 Million in Los Angeles when she was just the age of 19. The property covered 3,000 sq ft of living space which featured a swimming pool too and plenty of other stuffs which she renovated. The property was built in 1952.


Miranda Cosgrove is indeed a unique talent by which she has earned a handsome amount of money. She earned a hefty amount of salary while working on iCarly. Despite of the fluctuating payment per episode she was once paid up to $180,000 per episode which made her the highest paid child actor in 2012 and made her name in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Brand Endorsements and Deals

In 2011 Miranda Cosgrove was involved in an car accident which made her disabled and forcefully made her sit in wheel chair for months without working. As a result of the accident she lost various brand endorsement deals which in total added to a $2.5 million loss for her. Deals with Sony ended with loss of $560,000, contract with Neutrogena broke resulting $400,000 loss and cancelling 25 concerts worth $400,000.

Miranda Cosgrove

As of now she has earned massive amount of money from brand endorsements with Quacker Oats, After school Rocks campaign and Neutrogena etc.

Early Life, Education and Parents Details

Miranda Cosgrove was born on May 14 1993 in Los Angeles to parents Tom Cosgrove who owned a dry cleaning business and to mother Chris who was a homemaker. She is the only child of her parents and was struggling with body image from her childhood. She wanted to become a vet before pursuing her career as an actress.

Miranda Cosgrove

Miranda Cosgrove was home schooled after the 6th grade. At the age of 3 she got in the eye by a talent agent during her singing and dancing performance at LA restaurant Taste of L.A. The agent approached her mother and her mother told him that her daughter had never thought of becoming an actress. Later that incident she began to appear in various ads in McDonald’s and Mello Yello while modelling for various different brands.



2003School of RockSummer Hathaway
2005Yours, Mine & OursJoni North
2006Drake & Josh Go HollywoodMegan Parker
Greatest Ever Comedy MoviesHerselfDocumentary
Khan KluayKon SuayVoice role
Keeping Up with the SteinsKaren Sussman
2008Merry Christmas, Drake & JoshMegan Parker
2009The Wild StallionHannah Mills
2010Despicable MeMargoVoice role
Despicable Me: Home MakeoverVoice role; short film
2011Our DealNight CreepersShort film
2013Despicable Me 2MargoVoice role
Despicable Me: Training WheelsVoice role; short film
2015A Mouse TaleSamanthaVoice role
The IntrudersRose Halshford
2017Despicable Me 3MargoVoice role
2019Despicable Me: Minion ScoutsVoice role; short film
3022Lisa Brown
2021North HollywoodRachel
2024Drugstore JuneKelly
Mother of the BrideEmmaPost-production
Despicable Me 4MargoVoice role; post-production


2004Grounded for LifeJessicaEpisode: “You Better You Bet”
What’s New, Scooby-Doo?Miranda WrightEpisode: “A Terrifying Round with a Menacing Metallic Clown”; voice role
2004–2007Drake & JoshMegan ParkerMain role
2005Lilo & Stitch: The SeriesSarahEpisode: “Morpholomew”; voice role
All ThatHerselfEpisode: “10th Anniversary Reunion Special”
Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The MovieMunchVoice role; television film
2006Drake & Josh Go HollywoodMegan ParkerTelevision film
2007Zoey 101Paige HowardEpisode: “Paige at PCA”
Just JordanLindsey ChandlerEpisode: “Piano Stressin”
UnfabulousCosminaEpisode: “The Talent Show”
2007–2012iCarlyCarly ShayMain role
2008The Naked Brothers BandHerselfEpisode: “Mystery Girl: Part Two”
Merry Christmas, Drake & JoshMegan ParkerTelevision film
20107 Secrets with Miranda CosgroveHerselfTelevision documentary
The Good WifeSloan BurchfieldEpisode: “Bad Girls”
Big Time ChristmasHerselfTelevision film
2016CrowdedShea MooreMain role
2019–presentMission UnstoppableHost
2020The GoldbergsElana ReidEpisode: “Preventa Mode”
Minions Holiday SpecialNarrator (voice)Television special
2021–2023iCarlyCarly ShayMain role; also executive producer


2011Best Animated Female
Best Example to the Youth
Favorite Television Actress
Despicable Me
2010LOL Award
Favorite International Character Female
2013Favorite International ArtistiCarlyWon
2012Best Rising Female Star
Acuvue Inspire Award
Best Performance in a Cross-Over
2014Favorite Voice from an Animated MovieDespicable Me 2Won
2009Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young ActressiCarlyWon
2022Favorite Female TV Star (Family)iCarlyWon

Controversies and Relationships

Talking about controversies, Miranda Cosgrove has not been safe in not getting involved in controversy. Once her nickelodeon co-stars Drake & Josh both accused Brian Peck a dialogue coach of sexually assaulting them which dropped a bombshell in the entertainment industry. After that news broke out Miranda didn’t post anything for 6 weeks and stayed silent which angered the fans and slammed her for staying silent in this case instead of supporting her co-stars.

Miranda Cosgrove

When it comes to Miranda Cosgrove’s romantic life she has been linked to quite few big stars despite maintaining a low profile in this matter. She has been linked to quite few stars over the past years including fellow actors and musicians.

  • James Maslow, 2007-2008
  • Nat Wolff, 2009-2011
  • Max Ehrich, 2012
  • Noah Centineo, 2013
  • David Archuleta, 2009
Miranda Cosgrove

As of now 2024 her relationship status is single and she seems to have been focusing on her career rather than any sorts of distraction.

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BirthplaceLos Angeles


What’s Miranda Cosgrove doing now?

Miranda Cosgrove is still acting and doing voiceover work for movies and shows.

How much did Miranda Cosgrove get paid for iCarly?

Miranda Cosgrove made a staggering $180,000 per episode.

How many kids does Miranda Cosgrove have?

No, Cosgrove doesn’t have any children.

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