Cree Summer is an American Canadian singer, voice actress, and actress, who released her debut solo album ”Street Faërie” in 1999.
She was born on July 7, 1969, in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Her brother, Rainbow Sun Francks, is an actor, VJ, and is involved with Console Creatures — a video game website. Rainbow also appeared as US Marine Lieutenant Aiden Ford in Stargate Atlantis Season 1.
Her father, Don Francks, had roles on many TV programs, including – Mannix, The Wild Wild West, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Jericho, and Mission: Impossible. Francks also portrayed “Walter” in the television series La Femme Nikita from 1997 to 2001.
Summer’s mother is Lili Clark.
She has grown up on the Red Pheasant Reserve in Saskatchewan.
Cree got her first role as a voice actor in Inspector Gadget — a science fiction comedy animated series.
From 1988 to 1993, she performed as Winifred “Freddie” Brooks on The Cosby Show spin-off, A Different World.
In 1993, Cree has released an album titled – ”Womb Amnesia” with her band Subject to Change.
In 1994, Summer was part of the cast of the TV series, ”Sweet Justice.”
She released her solo album Street Faërie in 1999.
From 2007 to 2009, she portrayed Blackarachnia in six episodes of the series Transformers: Animated.
Cree portrayed Penny from Inspector Gadget in an episode of Nostalgia Critic in December 2016.
From 2019 to 2020, Summer has performed as Lenny in 6 episodes of the TV series Better Things.
Cree Summer is married to Angelo Pullens.
In the past, she used to date actor Kadeem Hardison.
Cree and Pullens have two daughters: Brave Littlewing (b. 2011) and Hero Peregrine (b. 2013).
Summer has a son from a previous relationship, named Miles Franklin Summer-Pullens (b. 1998).
Summer is 5′ 3″ (1.6 m) tall.
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”I’ve always stood out like a sore thumb and I always have not given a damn.”
”One character I’d like to voice that I haven’t played yet is a fairy.” (Black Doctor)
”My voice sounds like I dragged my vocal chords down a dirt road and then doused it in Jack Daniels and mentholated Cools.” (Splinter News)
Her musical influences include Dinah Washington, Al Green, and Frank Zappa.
She has dual American and Canadian citizenship.
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Cree Summer – Net Worth
Summer earned most of her wealth from working as a voiceover actress in TV series, games, and movies.
In video games, Cree has voiced Kit Brinny in Wildstar, Tandi in Fallout, She-Hulk in Marvel Super Hero Squad: The Infinity Gauntlet, First Citizen Lynette in Fallout 2, the Inca Princess Micay in Pitfall: The Lost Expedition, Tatjana in Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits, Medusa in the game Kid Icarus: Uprising, Auriel in Diablo 3, Mercy Graves in Lego DC Super-Villains, Catalina Thorn in Crackdown 2, Lady Belgemine in Final Fantasy X, Magma in X-Men Legends, Lenne/Calli in Final Fantasy X-2, Cynder in The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning, and Storm in Marvel Super Hero Squad.
In movies and TV series, Summer had the role of Blackarachnia in Transformers Animated, Penny in Inspector Gadget, Granny May on WordGirl, Elmyra Duff on Tiny Toon Adventures, Tiff on My Life as a Teenage Robot, Aka Pella in Histeria!, Miranda on As Told by Ginger, Susie Carmichael in Rugrats, Penelope in Barbie As Rapunzel, Lenny in Better Things, Cleo the Poodle in Clifford the Big Red Dog, Cree Lincoln in Codename: Kids Next Door, Foxxy Love in Drawn Together, Valerie Gray in Danny Phantom, Hippolyta in DC Super Hero Girls, Princess ‘Kida’ Kidagakash in Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Amunet in DuckTales, and Dulcy the dragon in Sonic the Hedgehog.
Summer has released two albums – Womb Amnesia and Street Faërie. Additionally, Cree served as spoke candy for M&M’s.
Therefore, Cree Summer has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million.
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