Kyla Pratt is an American actress most notably known for her appearances on the Disney Channel and for her roles in the Dr. Dolittle movies. Kyla actually started fairly young as she was a renowned child actress. Her career began as early as age 8 when she first started appearing in various commercials, one of them being the Nike ad, which in a way launched her career.
Recently Kyla is concentrating on her family but she is going back to her acting career as well. She took some time off after giving birth to two of her children and was convinced by her husband that she should still pursue her career as an actor as she is still young and has a lot of time in front of her.
After being a prominent child actor in her early days, where she played various roles in movies and TV shows and even made an appearance in an episode of “Walker: Texas Ranger,” Kyla landed her first big role as she voiced the character of Penny Proud on the Disney Channel’s animated series “The Proud Family.” Kyla Pratt would later reprise her role in “The Proud Family Movie” (2005). She also voiced a character in UPN’s “One on One” and had such roles in moves like “Love and Basketball” (2000), “Fat Albert” (2004) and “Hotel for Dogs” (2009).
Her most notable role came with the Dr. Dolittle franchise as she stared alongside Eddie Murphy in two films, namely “Dr. Dolittle 1” (1998) and “Dr. Dolittle 2” (2001). In both movies Kyla Pratt played the daughter of the Doctor, named Maya Dolittle, and she would later take on the mantle of the main character of the movie and continue on to appear in three more movies which were released as direct to DVD features. The movies include “Dr. Dolittle 3” (2006), “Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief” (2006) and “Dr. Dolittle: Million Dollar Mutts” (2009).
But even with her great acting career, Kyla Pratt also has a great singing voice which she displayed on various occasions in her roles. Some of the most notable songs include the cover version of “Circle of Life” performed alongside the Disney Channel Circle of Stars, performing the song “It’s All About Me” for the Proud Family Soundtrack and “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes” performed with the Disney Channel Stars.
Kyla Pratt Net Worth and Salary
Being a child actress and starting off her career early has enabled Kyla Pratt to gain a substantial income along the years. Although her career was on a brake for a while due to her getting pregnant and having to take care of her infant daughters, she still has time to earn more and get an even more substantial income. Currently Kyla is estimated to be worth 2.5 million dollars as her total net worth.
Kyla Pratt Partner and Family
Kyla Pratt was born to her parents Kecia Pratt-McCullar, who is a schoolteacher, and her father Johnny McCullar, who was a semi-professional basketball player. She married her husband Danny Kirkpatrick in 2005 and they have been together ever since. Her husband Danny is a notable figure in the music industry as he is a songwriter, a hip-hip artist and a tattoo specialist as well. From their marriage they got two wonderful daughters together.
The older one is called Lyric Kai Kirkpatrick and she was born on November 17, 2010. The second daughter was born three years after as on August 5, 2013 and named Liyah Kirkpatrick.
Kyla had to take some time off from her career as she needed to take care of her daughters but is set to make a comeback as her husband supports her in doing so and as she is still fairly young she still has time to achieve more. Kyla Pratt and Danny always had a good relationship and had not appeared in the public in a bad way as they have always been seen in good light together. There have been no sights of affairs nor a divorce up till now.
Kyla Pratt Age
Kyla’s full name is Kyla Alissa Pratt and she was born on 16th September, 1986. This makes her current age 30. She is still a young actress and she has a lot of time in front of her. After her brake she will surely continue on as she has already been cast for some series and movies coming out in 2017. She was born in Los Angeles, California and has been educated at Hamilton Academy of Music.
Kyla Pratt Height and Weight
Kyla Pratt used to have a very slim and attractive figure, but two pregnancies in a row took the toll on her body. But she has come back stronger than ever as she has effectively manage to lose the extra pounds that she has gotten during the inactive period. Due to her weight loss she is now 52 kg or 114 lbs. Her height comes to 163 cm and her measurements are 34-25-35 inches. She has brown hair and brown eyes.
Is Kyla Pratt a Lesbian?
Kyla Pratt is not a lesbian and it has never been rumored that she has been. Being a child actress, there are always many rumors going on about certain actors who lost their way because of fame. Kyla is not one of them as she is probably one of the few who has resisted the temptation of the fabulous life that can corrupt at a young age. She has never had any problems with the law nor any kind of addictions and she is certainly not gay as some reports would have make you believe.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Kyla Pratt is an African American woman and has a US nationality. Since she has been born in LA, the same as her parents, she has inherited their nationality as well and ethnic routes.
|Born:||16th September 1986.|
|Net Worth:||2.5 million dollars|
|Weight:||52 kg or 114 lbs.|
|Married to:||Danny Kirkpatrick|
|Education:||Hamilton Academy of Music|