Kyla Pratt is an American actress and model best known for providing vocals for the character of Penny Proud in the Disney Channel’s animated series, “The Proud Family.” Her role in the series led her to receive major gigs in the entertainment industry.
Kyla’s acting career started when she was studying in elementary school. That time, she got to perform in commercials and later made a name for herself in the American television world.
Pratt is also recognized for her immense performance in the films “Dr. Dolittle and Dr. Dolittle 2.” She had the starring role of Eddie Murphy’s Daughter. Later, she was announced as the lead actress in the remake series of the “Dr. Dolittle” franchise.
|Net Worth||$7 Million|
|Age||37 years old|
Kyla Alissa Pratt was (born on September 16, 1986), in LA, California, USA. Her father, Johnny McCullar, is a famous basketball player, and her mother, Kecia Pratt, is an actress. Kyla has four younger siblings, including a brother named Doreen Pratt.
Regarding education, she went to Alexander Hamilton High School and began performing in commercials. Due to this busy schedule, she could not continue her studies, so she dropped out of school.
At the age of 8, famous companies like “Nike” and interactive computer games invited Kyla to appear in their ads. In 1993, she guest starred as Brittany in the TV show, “Where I Live.” The following year, she was cast in an episode of the TV series, “Living Single.” She followed that up by appearing in “The Parent ‘Hood” in 1995.
In 1996, she continued to make cameo appearances in TV series including, “In the House,” “Sisters,” “Lois & Clark,” “ER,” “Public Morals,” “Touched by an Angel,” and “Friends.” From 1997 to 2001, Kyla played more than 16 roles in several television series such as, “Family Matters,” “Lizzie McGuire,” “Moesha,” “Smart Guy,” “Sister,” and more.
In 1997, Pratt made her film debut as Jenny Baker in “Riot.” That same year, she performed in TV films, “A Walton Easter” and “Mad City.” Later, she had roles in movies “Barney’s Great Adventure,” “Jackie’s Back,” and “Love & Basketball.”
In 1998, Pratt gained popularity when she was chosen for the role of Dr. Dolittle in the popular film, “Dr. Dolittle.” In 2001, she played the role of Maya Dolittle in “Dr. Dolittle 2.” From 2001 to 2006, Kyla starred as Breanna Barnes in the sitcom, “One on One.”
That was the breakthrough moment of her career when she provided vocals for the main character of Penny Proud in the animated series, “The Proud Family.” The show ran from 2001 to 2005. In the meantime, Pratt was appearing in films like “More than Puppy Love,” “Maniac Magee,” “The Seat Filler,” and “Fat Albert.”
Kyla achieved success by playing the starring role of Maya Dolittle in a series of Dolittle movies including, “Dr. Dolittle” (1998), “Dr. Dolittle 2” (2001), “Dr. Dolittle 3” (2006), “Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief” (2008), and “Dr. Dolittle: Million Dollar Mutts” (2009).
Kyla portrayed the role of Heather alongside Emma Roberts in the comedy movie, “Hotel for Dogs” in 2009. Later, she was the main cast in the second season of the romantic series “Let’s Stay Together.” In this series, she appeared from 2012 to 2014.
She played the minor role of Trish Collins in the 2016 TV series, “Recovery Road.” In 2021, Kyla began starring as Randi in the hit popular sitcom, “Call Me Kat.” In the following year, it was announced that Pratt would reprise her role of Penny Proud on Disney Channel’s “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.”
Outside of acting, she tried her hand at music, becoming a member of the “Disney Channel Circle of Stars.” Kyla got to perform the cover version of the track “Circle of Life.” The song was featured on the “DisneyMania 2” album.
Apart from giving her voice in the film “The Proud Family,” she sang the soundtrack titled “It’s All About Me.” Along with the Disney Channel Stars, she performed the song “A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes.” In 2019, she sang “There’s No Time Like Christmas” in the “Lifetime Christmas film.”
- In 2014, Kyla Pratt was included in VH1’s “100 Greatest Child Stars.”
- The Proud Family (Animated series, 2001-2005)
- One-on-One (TV series, 2001-2006)
- Dr. Dolittle (Film franchise)
- Let’s Stay Together (TV series, 2012-2014)
- Call Me Kat (Fox’s sitcom, 2021)
- The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder (TV series, 2022)
Kyla Pratt is in a good relationship with Danny Kirkpatrick, a singer and actor. The couple started dating in 2005 and welcomed their first daughter, Lyric Kirkpatrick, in 2010. Kyla’s second daughter, Liyah Kirkpatrick, was born in 2013.
A child actress, Kyla Pratt has a net worth of $7 million and lives a luxury lifestyle. In September 2020, she bought a lavish house in Redondo Beach, California. Kyla reportedly paid $1.295 million for this property, which has 5 bedrooms and 3 baths. The house spans over 2,680 square feet.
Kyla Pratt Net Worth
Kyla Pratt is a well-known American actress and model whose net worth is estimated to be $7 million. She gained fame for her role in the animated series “The Proud Family” and further popularity for her appearance in “One on One.” Apart from TV shows and movies, she also earns from brand deals, music performances, and other ventures.
How old is Kyla Pratt?
She is 37 years old.
How much does Kyla Pratt make?
Kyla Pratt is making roughly $800,000 in a year.
Who is the boyfriend of Kyla Pratt?
She is not married yet but is currently in a relationship with singer-songwriter Danny Kirkpatrick.