Miranda Cosgrove Net Worth

Miranda Cosgrove Net Worth
Net Worth: $12 Million
Salary: $1 Million Per Year
Real Name: Miranda Taylor Cosgrove 
Date of Birth: 14th May 1993
Age: 30 years old
Gender: Female
Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Profession: Actress, Voice Actress, Singer, Songwriter, Producer
Nationality: American
Updated: 29th June 2023
Miranda Cosgrove Net Worth:
$12 Million

Miranda Cosgrove's Salary

$1 Million Per Year

The iCarly reboot has brought back so many fond memories for most tweens and teens of 2007 to 2012 who were obsessed with the original Nickelodeon Tv show. From watching Miranda Cosgrove play Carly Shay as a teenager back in the day to watching her play the character on campus today, her growth in the industry is evident. It raises the question of what is Miranda Miranda Cosgrove’s net worth today and how it compares to her net worth during her days starring in Nickelodeon shows. As the gurus in celebrity net worth, we are here to share the details.

The Early Life of Miranda Cosgrove

Born Miranda Taylor Cosgrove in 1993 to Tom and Chris Cosgrove, Miranda was just a regular three-year-old singing and dancing at the Los Angeles restaurant Taste of L.A. when a talent agent discovered her and recommended her for modeling. Soon after, the toddler became the it-commercial child star featuring in numerous commercials for McDonald’s and Mello Yello. 

In 2000, at the young age of seven, her mom began taking her to audition for theater and television roles. A year later, she landed her first television appearance. But wait, before we take a trip down memory lane on how Miranda Cosgrove’s acting career took off, made her a star, and earned her a fortune, let’s start with disclosing how much she is worth today.

Miranda Cosgrove Net Worth Growth

As of 2022, Miranda Cosgrove’s net worth is an estimated $12 Million. The American actress has seen her net worth grow steadily over the years, and we expect it to increase further, especially with the iCarly reboot. Here is how Miranda Cosgrove’s net worth growth over the years.

2022$12 Million
2021$11 Million
2020$10 Million
2019$9 Million
2018$8 Million
2017$7 Million

So how did the only child from a family whose income was from a dry-cleaning business her father owned make such a fortune for herself? Below are the career highlights that saw Miranda Cosgrove rise to a millionaire.

Miranda Cosgrove’s Rise to Fame 

2001: First television appearance as the voice of young Lana Lang in the pilot episode of Smallville.

2003:  Film debut in Richard Linklater’s School of Rock as Summer Hathaway. School of Rock was a box office hit, grossed over $130 million worldwide, and showcased Miranda Cosgrove’s acting talent. She received great praise for her spot-on acting.

2004: First significant starring role in a television series in the Nickelodeon sitcom, Drake & Josh, alongside the title characters Drake Bell and Josh Peck. Miranda portrayed Megan Parker, the mischievous younger sister of Drake and stepsister of Josh, who plagues them throughout the show’s four-season lifespan.

2005: Miranda lent her voice to the mouse tale “Here comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie” and made an appearance on two episodes of “Lilo & Stitch: The Series,” an animated comedy. 

2007: Miranda was cast on iCarly, her own show on Nickelodeon. The series aired for 6 seasons, was the third most popular show among viewers between the ages of 9 and 14 by 2008 and was nominated for 5 years in a row in the Outstanding Children’s Program category at the Prime Time Emmy Awards. 

Miranda Cosgrove starred as Carly Shay, a teenage girl who starts her own viral web series with her two best friends, Freddie Benson and Sam Puckett. The show, created by Dan Schneider, was built around audience insights into the young people’s interests on the internet and even had viewers submit their videos to be included in the show. Nathan Kress played the character Freddie Benson while Jennette McCurdy played Sam Puckett. 

While Miranda and Jennette acted alongside each other as best friends on the show, there was a comparison between the two leading female actresses. Keep reading to find out how much money Miranda Cosgrove made from iCarly, how much money Jennette McCurdy made, and who got paid the most on iCarly.

It was also thanks to iCarly that Miranda debuted as a recording artist. She performed and recorded the show’s theme song, “Leave It All To Me,” alongside her former co-star, Drake Bell, from the show Drake & Josh. A year later, she performed a cover of the Christmas song “Christmas Wrapping” to promote the Nickelodeon special Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh.

2008, Columbia Records released the iCarly soundtrack album, debuting at number one on the Billboard Kid Albums chart. The album featured four songs performed by Miranda. This was the beginning of her somewhat successful music career that saw her release two Extend Plays; About You Now and High Maintenance, three music videos, and her debut full-length album Sparks Fly. She went on the Dancing Crazy Tour in 2011 across North America to support her first studio album.

2010: Cosgrove joined the Despicable Me franchise as the voice of Margo Gru in the animated film series. 

2021: Miranda Cosgrove is cast in the iCarly reboot, an American comedy revival series based on the Nickelodeon 2007 TV series.

Miranda Cosgrove vs Jennette Mccurdy

As the leading ladies of iCarly, Miranda and Jennette made quite a fortune from the series. Miranda reportedly earned a whopping $180,000 per episode, while Jennette earned $50,000 per episode. In total, it is estimated that Miranda Cosgrove made between $1.7 to $1.9 million while Jennette Mccurdy made an estimated f $4.85 million from iCarly. 

Thanks to her earnings from the show, Miranda was awarded the Guinness world record for highest-paid child actress in 2012. She was the second-highest-paid child actor after Angus T Jones from Two and a Half Men.

3 Things About Miranda Cosgrove’s Personal Life You Did Not Know

  1. Miranda and her father Tom Cosgrove majored in the same field at University. 

Miranda was accepted to New York University and the University of Southern California (USC). She opted for the latter and joined in 2012 to pursue a degree in film; however, she changed her major to psychology which is surprisingly what her father majored in at the University of California as well. At one point, when younger, Miranda wanted to be a veterinarian.

  1. Miranda suffered a creepy stalker experience between 2012 and 2017.

Joshua Stockton was one of Miranda’s creepiest stalkers. Between 2012 and 2017, Joshua stalked her over the internet, sent her inappropriate messages, sent her numerous gifts while she was studying at USC, and even broke the restraining order she had taken against him to follow her while she was visiting Disneyland.

  1. In 2014, Miranda was involved in an accident that left her in a wheelchair for months. 

During this period, the Nickelodeon alumni claimed that the accident ruined her career and left her disfigured and disabled. As the New York Post announced, she had to cancel her tour, lost high-paying jobs, and couldn’t participate in auditions.

Miranda Cosgrove FAQs

What is Miranda Cosgrove Net Worth?

Miranda Cosgrove net worth is currently $12 million USD.

How much money does Miranda Cosgrove earn?

Miranda Cosgrove earns $1 million per year from various sources.

How tall is Miranda Cosgrove?

Miranda Cosgrove is 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)

How old is Miranda Cosgrove?

Miranda Cosgrove is currently 30 years old.

When is Miranda Cosgrove birthday?

Miranda Cosgrove birthday is on 14th May.