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Holly Robinson Peete

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Holly Robinson Peete’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Holly Robinson Peete

Place Of Birth

USA

Age

57 years old

Birth Date

September 17, 1964

Star Sign

Leo

Holly Robinson Peete Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Actress, Singer

Net Worth

$5 million

Height

1.7m (5'4"")

Nationality

American

Chinese Year

Year of the Dragon

About Holly Robinson Peete 

Holly Elizabeth Robinson Peete is an singer and actress from America.

Holly Elizabeth Robinson Peete was born in September 18, 1964 at USA. Originally born as Holly Robinson, she holds American citizenship.

This American actress is well-known for the roles in the police drama '21 Jump Street', the sitcoms 'Hangin' With Mr. Cooper', 'For Your Love'. In addition, she is also a well-known tv personality and author. Peete has also served as the co-host of a daytime talk show 'The Talk'.

Holly Robinson Peete Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Holly Robinson Peete’s net worth?

According to various online resources, the American singer and actress , Holly Robinson has an estimated net worth accounting $5 million. Her net worth is attributed mainly to her acting career. Apart from this, she generates a lot of money from her singing and producing career.

How much does Holly Robinson Peete earn per year?

Not much information is known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Holly Robinson Peete?

Holly stands at a height of 5 ft 4 in (165 cm).

How old is Holly Robinson Peete?

As of 2022, Holly Peete is 58 years old. She was born on September 18, 1964 in Mount Airy, Philadelphia, United States.

Childhood And Education

Peete was originally born as Holly Elizabeth Robinson on September 18, 1964. She was born to Matt Robinson and Dolores Robinson in Mount Airy, Philadelphia, United States. Her father, Matt Robinson was a producer and writer. Her mother, Dolores Robinson was a school teacher. She also has an elder brother Matthew Thomas Robinson III.

Peete completed her primary schooling at Greene Streets Friends School, Germantown. Peete's family moved to the California when she was 10 years old. Later, she attended the Santa Monica High School, California to complete her graduation.

Further, she pursued graduation in psychology and French at Sarah Lawrence College. She also studied at Sorbonne for one year. There, she used to sing in Paris nightclubs. This also included her performance at the Hotel Meridian Jazz Club with a Jazz musician Lionel Hampton.

Family, Romance And Relationships


Who is Holly Robinson Peete’s partner?

Holly Robinson is married to Rodney Peete. They both married each other on June 10, 1995. Rodney Peete is a Football League Quarterback. Rodney Peete is said to have surprised Holly Robinson by proposing to her during one of the episodes of 'Hangin' With Mr. Cooper'. The couple has four children including Ryan Elizabeth Peete, Rodney Peete Jr, Robinson James Peete, and Roman Peete and has attended the Santa Monica High School .

Robinson James Peete and Roman Peete were born in 2002 and 2005. Among these children, Ryan Elizabeth Peete and Rodney Jr are twins who were born in 1997.

Rodney Jr. was diagnosed with autism at a very young age. Holly Robinson's father was also diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. So, Robinson along with her husband, Peete founded an organization named HollyRod Foundation. It seeks to find a cure for rare diseases like Parkinson's disease and autism and to help the patients suffering from the illness.

 

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Holly Robinson Peete is best known as an actress, especially for her role in a FOX drama series '21 Jump Street'.

At the young age of 6, Peete marked her first television appearance on 'Sesame Street'. In 'Sesame Street', she made a minor appearance as a girl who walked down a street with 'Big Bird'. When she turned 11, she made her appearance on a children's tv show 'Kidsworld'. In the show, she got the opportunity to act as a celebrity correspondent and interviewed many celebrities for the show.

Her major debut as an actor was through a tv series '21 Jump Street' in 1987 wherein she played the role of Judy Hoffs. Apart from this, she worked in 'Hangin' With Mr. Cooper', 'For Your Love' and 'Like Family'. In 'For Your Love', she played the role of Malena Ellis whereas in 'Hangin' With Mr. Cooper' she played Vanessa Russell. In 1990, she also got featured in Babyface's hit single 'Whip Appeal'.

Peete also portrayed the character of Diana Ross in the 1992 film 'The Jacksons: An American Dream'. Her latest work update included her feature on the UPN comedy 'Love, Inc..'

Apart from being an actor, she has also marked her career in singing and as a recording artist. Her major contribution includes the introductory song of the tv series '21 Jump Street'. Other than this, she also worked on the songs for the film 'Howard The Duck'. Her other major recordings include the theme song named 'We Got Our Love' for the film 'Three For The Road' in 1988. Robinson along with Dawnn Lewis recorded the theme song for the first season of 'Hangin' With Mr. Cooper'.

Her other major works include the films 'Dummy', 'Killers In The House', 'Matters Of Life And Dating', 'Speed-Dating' and 'Michael Jackson: Searching For Neverland'. On the other hand, her other major television series include 'Booker', 'Gabriel's Fire', 'Pacific Blue', 'Touched By An Angel', 'Strong Medicine', 'One On One' and ' Like Family'. Her more recent works include ' Mike & Molly', 'Blue', 'Instant Mom', ' Chicago Fire', ' Meet The Peetes' Morning Show Mysteries' and 'American Housewife'.

In 2010, Robinson co-hosted the CBS daytime show 'The Talk.' She is known for expressing her concerns regarding her ethnicity and African-American issues. However, later, she was released from the show. The reasons are still unknown. In 2011, Peete also hosted the 42nd NAACP Image Award. She featured alongside Wayne Brady.

Moreover, the reality series 'OWN' starred the Peete family. The series was based on the lives of Holly Robinson Peete and her husband as they hustle with their career along with their struggles during their family life.


Charity Work

Holly Robinson along with his husband Rodney Peete founded the organization HollyRod Foundation. It's aim is to serve patients suffering from Parkinson's disease and autism. It also helps to find a cure for such diseases. In 2010, she played for her own charity and participated in the 'The Celebrity Apprentice 3'. She established this foundation after her father was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. On the other hand, his son Rodney Jr. was also diagnosed with autism at the age of three.


What awards has Holly Robinson Peete won?

Peete along with another writer Daniel Paisner won the Quills Award in Sports in 2006.
 

Other Interesting Holly Robinson Peete Facts And Trivia

  • Holly Robinson Peete is fluent in French.
  • Peete was studying at the Santa Monica High School at the same time while Grammy Nominated Actor Rob Lowe attended it.
  • Her singing career started while she was studying at Sarah Lawrence College.
  • The American actress was also appointed as an honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha in 2012.
  • She was also featured as the spokesperson of the Nestle's Carnation Breakfast Essentials in September 2012.
  • She was born on September 18, 1964 in Mount Airy, Philadelphia, United States to Matt Robinson and Dolores Robinson.

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