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Raven-Symoné’s Mother Lydia Gaulden Biography, Cause of Death, Photo

Raven-Symoné’s Mother Lydia Gaulden Biography, Cause of Death, Photo

Lydia Gaulden is the mother of the famous American actress, singer, songwriter, television personality, and producer Raven-Symone.

Lydia Gaulden was born somewhere in the United States of America. Gaulden holds an American nationality and belongs to an African-American ethnical background.

What is the Net Worth & Salary of Lydia Gaulden’s Daughter?

Her daughter Raven Symone has an estimated net worth of around $55 million as of 2019. She has earned over $5.2 million from the sales of her albums and soundtracks. She earned a lot from her That’s So Raven gig. For the first season, she earned around $20k per episode and then around $35k per episode as her salary for the second season.

Lydia Gaulden's daughter posing with her car
Caption: Lydia Gaulden’s daughter, Raven Symone posing with her car
Photo: Just Jared Jr

Disney made more than $400 million in revenue from the series which lead to her being named $400 million girls by Ebony Magazine which led to speculations that Raven could be worth up to $400 million.

However, Disney’s profit from that revenue was around $120 million. Raven said to be entitled to not more than 30% bringing her earnings to approximately around $20 million.

Who is Lydia Gaulden Husband?

Lydia Gaulden is a married woman, she married Christopher B Pearman at an intimate wedding. Her husband, Christopher is a famous director and producer who has also worked for the Miscellaneous Crew and Music department. However, the couple gave birth to two children as a daughter Raven Symone (born on 10th December 1985), and a son Blaize Pearman.

Lydia Gaulden
Caption: Lydia Gaulden with her family

They are together since their wedding and the married couple is living a blissful life with their children.

Lydia Gaulden’s Daughter’s Career

Her daughter Raven Symone began her career as a model at the age of two signings with New York’s Ford Models. She represented top brands like Jell-O, Ritz Crackers, Cool Whip, Fisher-Price, and so on. At the age of 3, she was confident enough to wow at her auditions for a role in Bill Cosby’s movie Ghost Da. However, she denied the part as she seems too young for it.

Nevertheless, Raven did impress Cosby who created a role for her on his The Cosby Show where she portrayed the role of Olivia Kendall. Her role lasted from the 6th season when she joined the season finale in the year 1992.

Movies and TV Series

Being her first break, she gained more exposure. She landed more acting gigs including a role as young Halle Berry in the movie Queen: The Story of an American Family. Her next major TV role came in Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper where she portrayed Nicole Lee.

Raven quickly transitioned to the movie, making her debut in The Little Rascals (1994) which was a moderate box office success. She got a major role in Dr. Dolittle where she played the daughter to the titular character played by Eddie Murphy.

That movie spawned a 2001 sequel where Raven reprised her role. After that, she landed her big break with Disney’s That’s So Raven. The TV series scored record-breaking numbers on its premiere and went on to run for 100 episodes becoming Disney’s longest-running series.

Lydia Gaulden
Caption: Lydia Gaulden’s Daughter

While on the hit show, she still managed to score other gigs including roles in other movies such as; The Cheetah Girls, a voice role in Kim Possible, Fat Albert, TV show Fillmore!, and so on.

Singing Career

Raven started her career as a singer at the age of 7 years old and in fact, went to Missy Elliott for lessons. In the year 1993, she released her first album titled Here To New Dreams and two of the songs became particularly popular. Turning her focus to her acting career, she returned to music in the year 1999 with her sophomore studio album Undeniable.

Lydia Gaulden's daughter singing on stage
Caption: Lydia Gaulden’s daughter, Raven Symone singing on stage
Photo: Just Jared Jr

She capitalized on her breakthrough with the Disney series That’s So Raven when she released her third studio album This Is My Time (2004). Her album became her best-selling album reaching #51 on Billboard 200.

During her time with That’s So Raven, Symone also took part in 4 Disney soundtracks which received at least gold certification from the RIAA. At the end of the show in 2007, she had sold over 300k copies of her albums in the United States.

Facts of Raven-Symoné’s Mother Lydia Gaulden Biography, Cause of Death, Photo

Full NameLydia Gaulden
Place Of BirthUnited States of America
SpouseChristopher B Pearman
Children Raven Symone and Blaize Pearman

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