Kyla Pratt


Kyla Alissa Pratt is an American actress and musician, best known for starring as the voice of Penny Proud in the first animated series for Disney Channel called The Proud Family, and as Breanna Latrice Barnes in UPN's One on One.

Date of birth

Kyla Pratt was born on September 16, 1986, in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Family

She was born to Kecia Pratt-McCullar, a schoolteacher, and Johnny McCullar, a semi-professional basketball player. She has four younger siblings, including a brother named Doheen, who was convicted at the age of 13 for murdering a 19-year-old lady named Nicole Williamson.

Education

Details regarding her education are not yet available.

Love life

Kyla Pratt began dating the songwriter, hip-hop artist, and tattoo artist Danny Kirkpatrick in October 2005. In April 2011, she became engaged. Their oldest daughter, Lyric Kai Kirkpatrick, was born on November 17, 2010. Their second daughter, Liyah Kirkpatrick, was born on August 5, 2013.

Net worth

Not yet established.

Career

Having harboured acting aspirations since she was very young, Kyla Pratt began to be featured in commercials for an interactive computer game and Nike when she was eight years old.

She debuted on the small screen in a season one episode of the ABC sitcom ‘Where I Live’ in 1993. She appeared on the big screen two years later, in the comedy-drama ‘The Baby-Sitters Club’.

Pratt subsequently made a series of guest appearances in a number of shows, including ‘Living Single’, ‘In the House’, ‘Sisters’, ‘ER, ‘The Show’, ‘Public Morals’, ‘Touched by an Angel,’ and ‘Friends’.

She was cast as Jenny Baker in the 1996 film ‘Riot’. From 1997 to 1998, she appeared in a few episodes of The WB sitcom ‘Smart Guy’.

In the 1997 thriller film ‘Mad City’, she got the chance to share screen space with Dustin Hoffman and John Travolta.

Pratt’s next important role was in the 1998 musical adventure ‘Barney's Great Adventure’. Cast as Marcella, she plays one of the three young protagonists who find a magical egg in a barn. The dinosaur that hatches from the egg is appropriately named Barney.

In 2001, she was cast in Disney Channel’s animated sitcom ‘The Proud Family’, lending her voice to Penny Proud, the main protagonist of the series. The show aired 52 episodes, with its season finale being broadcast in August 2005. Pratt won the NAMIC Vision Award for best performance in a comedy in 2003 for her role.

In 2005, she appeared in two telefilms, ‘The Picnic’ and ‘The Beach’ and the short film ‘Disney Channel Stars: A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes’.

In the UPN’s family sitcom ‘One on One’, Pratt was cast as Flex Alexander’s daughter, Breanna Latrice Barnes. Alexander is a former professional basketball player who becomes a sportscaster after sustaining an injury. His life turns upside down when his teenage daughter comes to live with him. The show aired for five seasons.

Her 2009 film, ‘Hotel for Dogs,’ was based on Lois Duncan's 1971 novel of the same name. Between 2012 and 2014, Pratt portrayed the recurring character Crystal Whitmore, an outspoken and young film studies major, in BET’s romantic comedy series ‘Let’s Stay Together’.

She worked with Jessica Sula, Sebastian de Souza, and Daniel Franzese in Freeform’s short-lived teen drama ‘Recovery Road’. In 2018, she was cast as Francesca in Tamika Miller’s ‘Back to the Goode Life’.

She starred in Call Me Kat (2021) television series as Randi.

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Kyla Pratt
First Name Kyla
Surname Pratt
Born 16th September, 1986
Home City Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Current City