Lydia Gaulden - Updated Dec 2023

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Lydia Gaulden

Lydia Gaulden is an American celebrity mother. Moreover, Lydia Gaulden is best known as the mother of American actress and singer, Raven-Symone.

Early Life

Lydia Gaulden was born in 1965, in the United States of America. According to her birth date, she is 57 years old and holds American nationality. Moreover, she belongs to the African-American ethnicity and her birth sign is unknown at the moment.

However, there is not much more information regarding her exact birth date, place, parents, siblings, and childhood days. We might assume that Lydia might have been well-raised as a child by her parents.


Talking about her academic career, she studied at Southern University and completed her graduation. She completed her graduation from Winnfield Senior High School with a high school diploma.

Lydia Gaulden – Professional Career

Lydia Gaulden moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in the early 1980s to pursue her career in the IT sector. She began working for the National Cash Register, a well-known software company, after a series of odd jobs.

She spent some time working as a system analyst before moving to New York City with her husband and children. It appears Lydia didn’t necessarily need to work because her daughter Raven made it a big success.

Even if she is currently employed, it is unknown what kind of work she is doing. She came to fame as the mother of American actress and singer, Raven-Symone.

Raven Symone

Since she was 2 or 3 years old, Raven Symone has been modeling for Ford Models in New York City. After moving to Ossining, New York, she has been in commercials for Ritz Crackers, Jell-O, Fisher-Price, and Cool Whip.

From 1989 until 1992, she appeared in three episodes of her first TV show, “The Cosby Show,” playing Olivia Kendall. She also played Nicole Lee, the main character, in “Hanging with Mr. Cooper” from 1993 to 1997.

She was cast as Raven Baxter in the Disney Channel series ‘That’s So Raven,'(2003–2007) when she was 15 years old.

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Caption: Raven Symone in series, Disney Raven’s Home (Source:

Her film credits include the box office hits Dr. Dolittle (1998), Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001), The Princess Diaries 2 (2004), and College Road Trip (2008).

Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999), its second sequel Zenon: Z3 (2004), The Cheetah Girls (2003), its sequel The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006), For One Night (2006), and Revenge of the Bridesmaids (2010) are among her television film credits. Raven-Symoné has also lent her voice to the anime series Kim Possible as Monique, as well as films such as Tinker Bell (2008). She has returned to Raven’s Home as Raven Baxter (2017–present).

Musical Career

At the age of seven, Raven-Symoné released her first studio album, ‘Here’s to New Dreams’ (1993), which had a moderate commercial reaction to the single “That’s What Little Girls Are Made Of.”‘  Undeniable’ (1999), ‘This Is My Time’ (2004), and ‘Raven-Symone’ (2008) were some of her late studio albums that had some amount of commercial success on the US Billboard 200 chart.

She also provided vocals to the soundtracks of numerous of her Disney productions, including The Cheetah Girls (2003), That’s So Raven (2004), That’s So Raven Too! (2006), and The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006).

From 2015 to 2016, she co-hosted the ABC daytime talk show, ‘The View.’  The newest reality series, ‘What Not to Design’ will have her hosting and executive producing.

Lydia Gaulden – Awards

Lydia has not yet earned any awards in her profession at the moment. However, her daughter, Raven Symone has earned some of them in her career. In her career, she has earned a total of 12 awards and got 27 nominations.

She has earned two Kids’ Choice Awards (2004, 2005), NAACP Image Awards (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008), Radio Disney Music Award (2005), TV Land Award (2o11), Young Artist Awards (1991, 2005-twice).

Lydia Gaulden – Net Worth

Lydia Gaulden’s net worth, is estimated at around $1 million as of 2022. Moreover, her daughter has a net worth of $40 million which she earned from her acting and singing career.

Relationship Statis

Lydia Gaulden is happily married to her boyfriend, Christopher Pearman. Her husband is a well-known chief and creator who has also worked for the Miscellaneous Crew and Music office.

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Caption: Lydia Gaulden posing for a photo with her kids (Source: Briefly News)

With the marriage, the couple has two kids, Raven Symone and Blaize Pearman. However, this celebrity mother is not a part of controversy or rumors at the moment.

Body Measurements

This celebrity mother stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 61 kg. Moreover, Lydia Gaulden has brown eyes with dark brown hair color and there is no other information regarding her other body measurement.

Social Media

At the moment, this American celebrity mother is not active on any kinds of social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.