She first appeared on television in 1989 on The Cosby Show as Olivia Kendall.
She released her debut album, Here's to New Dreams in 1993; the single, "That's What Little Girls Are Made Of" charted number 68 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
I asked her to change her name if she wanted to remain in this relationship, but apparently a name is more important than being with me.
“Just to bring it back, can we take back ‘racist’ and say ‘discriminatory’? And I am very discriminatory against words like the ones that they were saying in those names,” she said while laughing.
Raven has been receiving a lot of backlash ever since she said she’d never hire someone with a “ghetto” name.
She has since apologized for her offensive comments.
Symone has been open about dating a woman, but previously told Oprah Winfrey that she doesn't want to be defined by her sexuality. I’m tired of being labeled," the former child star said on in October 2014.
"I’m in an amazing, happy relationship with my partner, a woman." PHOTOS: How star couples first met She added: "On the other side, my mother and people in my family, they’ve taught me to keep my personal life to myself as much as possible, but I am proud to be who I am and what I am." The former child star was mostly tight-lipped on the details of her romance with Livingston, but they did work on the same show.
It hurts but I will move on, but you better believe the next person I date will be a Sarah, Rebecca, or something that doesn’t sound like she is from some wild continent in Africa.” “I’m in an amazing happy relationship with my partner, a woman,” Raven told Oprah during a 2014 interview for her “Where Are They Now? I’m tired of being labeled.” The 29-year-old actress and The View co-host revealed her issues with ghetto-sounding names on the show, which ignited a firestorm of criticism.During her time on That's So Raven, Raven-Symoné released her third studio album, This is My Time (2004) which was her best selling solo album to date, charting at number 51 on the Billboard 200.A year after the end of That's So Raven, she released her fourth studio album, Raven-Symoné (2008).If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices.2007 - Present Raven Symone has been dating Jussie Smollett since 2007, and it was rumored at one point that she was pregnant with his baby.Az Marie, 28, is on the far right in the photo below.