About Keke Palmer
Keke Palmer is an actress, activist, music artist, author, humanitarian, and a passionate voice for her generation. Palmer most recently starred in Fox’s hit show Scream Queens as Zayday Williams. She began her career with a breakout role in the film Akeelah and The Bee and then starred as the title character in the hit cable series True Jackson, VP, for which she received four NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program. She can also be seen in Berlin Station on EPIX.
Palmer starred in FOX’s Emmy winning, GREASE: LIVE as “Marty.” She also recently made Broadway history as the first African-American and youngest actress to star in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s iconic 1957 musical, Cinderella.
Palmer has starred in over 20 feature films including box office mega-hit Ice Age: Continental Drift, Joyful Noise, Brotherly Love and Imperial Dreams.
Among her many television credits are A Trip to Bountiful, (for which she earned an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special); the cable miniseries Full Circle; made-for-TV movie CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story; and a six-episode arc on the second season of Masters of Sex.
Earlier this year, Simon and Schuster published Palmer’s first book, I Don’t Belong To You, Quiet the Noise and Find Your Voice. In I Don’t Belong to You, Keke candidly shared the many bumps and roadblocks she has faced and knows many from her generation are facing today. In this debut book, Keke encourages the reader to become the hero of their own story.
Palmer, an Island Records recording artist, also released her single ‘Wind Up’ as a follow-up song to her groundbreaking EP titled Lauren.