[[folder:The Prouds]]

!!''' Penny Proud'''
->Voiced by: Creator/KylaPratt

* AcquiredSituationalNarcissism: In the episode "A Star Is Scorned" when she decides to quit the singing group LPDZ and gets her friends fired in order to go solo.
* AlliterativeName
* BalloonBelly: In "Tween Town"
* BeautyMark
* BecomingTheMask: Joins the Gross Sisters to due research for an article she's writing. Not only does she fall into their ways, but she becomes so out of control that [[EvenEvilHasStandards the Gross Sisters don't want anything to do with her.]]
* BerserkButton: Insulting her. Lacienega usually pushes it.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: She can be downright devious when she puts her mind to it, and she has a vindictive streak that puts [[JerkAss LaCienega]] to shame.
* BrainyBrunette: It's stated that Penny gets straight As in school and she happens to have black hair.
* BrattyTeenageDaughter: At times.
* ButtMonkey: Gets her fair share of bad luck, whether it be from her friends constantly ditching her, or from her own parents.
* DrivesLikeCrazy: In TheMovie, Penny is seen driving like a reckless driver.
* GirlishPigtails
* GoGetterGirl: Combines her father's ambition with her mother's common sense.
* GreenEyedMonster: She becomes this in the episode "Poetic Justice" when Dijonay improves at poetry and becomes just as good as her.
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Her two best friends constantly betray her, belittle her, and scheme behind her back.
* LonelyAtTheTop: In one episode, she trades success for her friends. while she does become successful, her friends refuse to talk to her and Penny ends up missing her old life and friends.
* NiceGirl
* NotSoAboveItAll: Falls victim to peer pressure a few times. She sometimes goes along with whatever her friends do, whether they are right or wrong.
* OnlySaneWoman: Often shares this role with her mother, or else they trade off depending on the episode.
* OutOfCharacterMoment[=/=]TookALevelInJerkass: In the episode, "Pulp Boot Camp," she acts very rude and disrespectful to her parents and Suga Mama. She also turns against her friends and bullies them along with the Gross Sisters. She eventually gets sent to Boot Camp and then realizes the errors of her ways when the Gross Sisters refuse to house her and tell her that the fact that she was sent to boot camp, she was a hardened thug instead of a regular bully.
* ProperlyParanoid: In the episode "Thelma and Luis," when she finds out that the retirement home that Papi stayed in was actually a prison. She was right all along, but the adults didn't believe her (except for Suga Mama). She was proven right at the end of the episode, though.
** In another episode, Penny's teacher gives her report on Hillary Clinton a failing grade, despite the paper being excellent in quality. Penny concludes that her teacher has a personal grudge against her, which gets her a lecture from her mother about "making excuses"...which it turns out Penny actually ''wasn't'', because Penny's teacher ''did'' give her an unfair grade, but [[RightForTheWrongReasons not precisely because of a grudge against Penny]]. Actually, the teacher had a grudge against ''Suga Mama'', which she took out on Penny.
* StrawFeminist: Occasionally for laughs, and normally to gang up with Suga Mama and Trudy against her father.
* StrongFamilyResemblance: It's been said several times that Penny looks a lot like Trudy.
* TheUnfavourite: Penny gets this when [=BeBe=] and [=CeCe=] are magically aged into teenagers. Her own mother even tells this directly to her face.

!!'''Oscar Proud'''
->Voiced by: Tommy Davidson

* AchievementsInIgnorance: The word "impossible" means nothing to him, probably from personal experience.
* BerserkButton: Don't mention "Penny" and "boys" near him.
* BumblingDad: Subverted. Despite being a clumsy goofball, parenting may be one of the few things he's good at.
* ButtMonkey: On the receiving end of 90% of the slapstick the show has to offer.
* CantGetAwayWithNuthin
* CassandraTruth: See ProperlyParanoid below.
* {{Catchphrase}}: "TRUDAAAAAYY!!"
* TheChewToy: Yes, plenty of fans enjoy seeing Oscar suffer, only when he deserved it.
* DeadpanSnarker
* DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu: In one episode when Oscar visits the zoo, Oscar admits to torturing an elephant with his friends. When the elephant sees him again, [[DoNotTauntCthulhu it does not end well for Oscar.]]
* FatAndSkinny: The skinny to Felix's Fat.
* GeniusDitz: His attempts at new snack recipes occasionally reach MadScientist levels, spawning a SuperSerum in one episode and a perpetual multiplying formula in the movie.
* HenpeckedHusband: [[DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale And how!!]]
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Sure Oscar may act obnoxious, but he cares about his wife and kids.
* ManChild: Even Penny is more mature than he is most of the time.
* MenUseViolenceWomenUseCommunication: Oscar is the personification of this trope. Or at least he would be if he wasn't a huge wimp.
* NeverLiveItDown: An InUniverse example. Oscar will never live down missing the shot at his high school basketball game. The moment is constantly brought up by Wizard Kelly.
* NoRespectGuy: All he really wants is to be a success. All get gets him is his head handed to him. Repeatedly.
* OverprotectiveDad: He's rabid about keeping Penny away from boys. His weakness for pretty girls implies that he might be projecting just a little bit.
* PapaWolf: Wherever Penny is concerned, he immediately grows a spine made of adamantium.
* ProperlyParanoid: About the Talking Baby and his ability to talk, but nobody believes him.
* StrawLoser: Jobless, unsuccessful, unathletic, and all around untalented. He all but exists to make Penny and Trudy look better by comparison.
* ThisLoserIsYou: A reasonably intelligent man who nonetheless is a perennial failure due to his stubbornness and obsession with becoming a successful businessman. He's basically a G-Rated [[Theatre/DeathOfASalesman Willy Loman.]]
* TooDumbToLive: He sometimes falls into this when he ignores advice given to him regarding his safety and ends up bringing some of the bad luck on himself and also going through near-death experiences.
* TookALevelInJerkass: On the Christmas special.
* UglyGuyHotWife: Not ugly, but ''very'' skinny compared to Trudy's curvaceous body.
* TheUnfairSex: Big time.
* TheUnfavorite: Subverted. It's obvious that his mother prefers his older brother, but she makes it clear that she loves Oscar just as much.
* UnknownRival: To Wizard Kelly, a rivalry that is so one-sided that it stretches the meaning of the word to its limit.
* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: Sometimes.
* WellDoneSonGuy: To Suga Mama, although she does admit she's proud of him on occasion.
* WouldntHurtAChild: In the Thingy episode, he doesn't try to attack all the babies when they repeatedly hit him in the face. Subverted when he tries to fight [[{{Jerkass}} the Talking Baby]].
* WouldntHitAGirl: The reason why Trudy and Suga Mama will always beat Oscar.

!!''' Trudy Proud'''
->Voiced by: Paula Jai Parker

* CuteBruiser: Trudy ''really'' can pack a punch!
* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Towards Oscar.
* TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry: With older sister Diana.
* GoodParents: With Oscar. Despite the occasional dysfunction, they are by far the most stable household in the series.
* HotBlooded
* {{Hypocrite}}[=/=]MoralMyopia: She openly jokes and talks about cheating on Oscar with other men and repeatedly flirts with men in front of Oscar, but gets angry when Oscar does the same thing with other women. An infamous example is in the episode "Ainít Nothing Like The Real Thingy Baby."
* ImpossibleHourglassFigure
* ItsAllAboutMe: And how. Things usually always go her way and Trudy gets angry when people protest against her ideas.
* JerkassBall: Rarely.
* MamaBear: Once, she's even not-so-subtly compared to an actual bear in this regard.
* MenUseViolenceWomenUseCommunication: Usually. But she's not afraid to flip the script when pushed.
* NotSoAboveItAll: She has her moments.
* OnlySaneWoman: Often shares this role with Penny.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Compared to Oscar, who tends to be strict to the point of unfairness.
* {{Tsundere}}: She truly loves Oscar, but it's often hard to tell.
* UglyGuyHotWife: With Oscar.
* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: Sometimes.
* WomenAreWiser

!!'''Suga Mama'''
->Voiced by: Jo Marie Payton

* AbhorrentAdmirer: Towards Papi.
* [[AbusiveParents Abusive Mother]]: Towards Oscar.
* [[BadassGrandpa Badass Grandma]]: She's got pro-wrestler levels of physical strength. And at 80, no less.
* CoolOldLady
* DeadpanSnarker
* DoubleStandardAbuseFemaleOnMale: Towards Oscar.
* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Her Suga]]: Even her family calls her Suga.
* EyesAlwaysShut: She rarely shows her eyes, but she still can move around just fine
* FreudianExcuse: Suga Mama admitted that she was the unfavorite in her family, so she decided to treat Oscar the same.
* TheGloriousWarOfSisterlyRivalry: With older sister Spice.
* HeroicBSOD: Not heroic per se, but she had one in "She Drives Me Crazy"
* IWasQuiteALooker: [[http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20131102184825/theproudfamily/images/c/c8/Young_Suga_Mama.jpg See for yourself.]]
* {{Jerkass}}: Towards Oscar, usually.
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: When she protects Oscar from her older sister and shares a heartwarming moment with him. She also loves her other family members too.
* MamaBear: In the wrestling episode.
* NeverMessWithGranny: Especially not one who can effortlessly pile-drive a 300 pound man.
* SassyBlackWoman
* SeniorSleepCycle: She falls asleep the instant she sits down in front of the TV.
* ScrewPolitenessImASenior: Whenever she's upset.
** WhenEldersAttack: She doesn't just use her cane to keep her steady.
* SheCleansUpNicely
* ThirdPersonPerson: Occasionally. Like "Suga Mama don't like..." or "Suga Mama's in the house!"
* TheUnfavourite: Suga Mama is implied to be this when an episode introduced her older telekinetic sister, who she claimed to be their parents' favorite.
* UnsympatheticComedyProtagonist: Her complete lack of empathy can put her here sometimes, especially where Oscar is concerned.

!!'''Bebe and Cece'''
->Voiced by: Creator/TaraStrong

* {{Annoying Younger Sibling}}s: Not that they can help it. [[EnfantTerrible At least it seems that way.]]
* BlindingBangs: Part of [=BeBe's=] FunnyAfro.
* [[{{Jerkass}} Jerks]]: They become this when they are magically aged into teenagers.
* NotAllowedToGrowUp: They remain one year olds for the vast majority of the series.
* ThemeTwinNaming: Named for Bebe and Cece Winans, a brother and sister singing duo.

->Voiced by: Creator/TaraStrong

* ButtMonkey[=/=]TheChewToy
* CanineCompanion: To Suga Mama.

!!'''Bobby Proud'''
->Voiced by: Cedric the Entertainer

* CoolUncle
* LoungeLizard: Minus the lounge. Will often break out in song speech and use the microphone he ''always'' carries with him.
* MommasBoy
* OneOfTheKids: He's shown to be closest to BeBe and CeCe in terms of maturity.
* ParentalFavoritism: Suga Mama likes Bobby more than she likes Oscar.
* StrawLoser: Being more liked than his brother doesn't prevent Bobby from falling under this trope. He still lives with his mother and isn't very successful in his singing career.
* VerbalTic: Bobby, y'all!


[[folder:The Boulavardezes]]

!!'''Lacienega Boulavardez'''
->Voiced by: Alisa Reyes

* AlphaBitch
** LovableAlphaBitch: [=LaCienaga=] was originally a full-fledged AlphaBitch and antagonized Penny, but they eventually become friends ([[VitriolicBestBuds of a sort]]) and she rounds out the FourGirlEnsemble.
* BitchInSheepsClothing: With the adults.
* BreakTheHaughty: In the episode when she is made fun of for her big feet.
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: Not to the same extent as Dijonnay, but still.
* InferioritySuperiorityComplex: Beneath her catty exterior lie crippling self-confidence issues, particularly dealing with her abnormally large feet.
* ItsAllAboutMe
* {{Jerkass}}
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Rarely.
* PunnyName: With her mother, both named after the famous Lacienega and Sunset Boulevards in Los Angeles.
* {{Pride}}
* SmallNameBigEgo: Thinks she is prettier than she really is.
* SpicyLatina

!!'''Sunset Boulavardez'''
->Voiced by: Creator/MariaCanalsBarrera

* FairCop
* [[GoodParents Good Mother]]
* SpicyLatina
* TinyGuyHugeGirl: With Felix.
* UglyGuyHotWife: With Felix.
* WomenAreWiser

!!'''Felix Boulavardez'''
->Voiced by: Carlos Mencia

* BumblingDad
* [[GoodParents Good Father]]
* HenpeckedHusband: To Sunset. He's the more submissive one in the relationship.
* FatAndSkinny: The fat to Oscar's skinny.
* TinyGuyHugeGirl: With Sunset.
* UglyGuyHotWife: With Sunset.

!!'''Papi Boulavardez'''
->Voiced by: Alvaro Gutierrez

* DeadpanSnarker: Towards Suga Mama.
* TheHyena: 50% of his dialogue is a shrill, cackling laugh.
** In one episode, he instead cries, twice. First, tears of joy when Suga Mama is marrying someone else, but she thinks he's sad. Second, he's sad when she's single again and back to her old self, and she thinks they're tears of joy.
* {{Jerkass}}: Insults Suga Mama in Spanish.
* LoveAtFirstPunch: More like "Love at First Insult", but in the movie he starts trying to court Suga Mama's clone when she insults him back.
* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Looks like an elderly version of [[{{Series/Batman}} Cesar Romero]] as SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker sans makeup.
* NoGuyWantsToBeChased: Especially by Suga Mama. Inverted in the movie, too, wherein Suga Mama's clone (who can speak Spanish) starts throwing insults back at him. He immediately starts courting her (to no avail, though the rejections seem to make him all the more persistent).
* [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair You Gotta Have Green Hair]]


[[folder: Other Characters]]

!!'''Dijonay Jones'''
->Voiced by: Karen Malina White

* AbhorrentAdmirer: Towards Sticky. She is usually unaware of how much he finds her annoying.
* AesopAmnesia: All the freakin' time. Watch and lose count how many times she's learned not to take her family for granted, to be a better friend to Penny, not to be so shallow, etc.
* BalloonBelly: In "Tween Town".
* BlondesAreEvil: At times.
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: Penny can't trust her for anything. It's a wonder the two are still friends.
* DarkSkinnedBlonde
* FalseFriend: To Penny.
* FreudianExcuse: Her extreme selfishness is the product of being one of 10 children, desperately needing her own space, her own things, and some attention.
* GenkiGirl
* GossipyHens
* ItsAllAboutMe
* {{Jerkass}}
** JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Sometimes.
* LaserGuidedKarma: Is struck by this rarely.
* LooseLips
* MassiveNumberedSiblings: 9.
* SassyBlackWoman
* TookALevelInJerkass: In the episode "The Adventures of Bebe sitting" when she leaves Penny with her siblings to attend a concert.
* WithFriendsLikeThese

!!'''Sticky Webb'''
->Voiced by: Orlando Brown

* ButtMonkey: Sometimes.
* CoolShades: Come with a built-in camera.
* {{Expy}}: Sticky resembles Khalil from ''BebesKids''.
* GreenEyedMonster: He becomes this when Dijonay goes out with Duke in the episode "Surf and Turf".
* NiceGuy: Heck, he's probably one of the few character who ''doesn't'' do outright {{jerkass}} things
* NoGuyWantsToBeChased: He generally flees screaming from Dijonay. And yet, when she loses interest, he immediately wants her.
* OnlySaneMan
* PunnyName
* TheSmartGuy: He's very tech-savvy.

!!'''Zoey Howser'''
->Voiced by: Soleil Moon Frye

* EvenNerdsHaveStandards: She's just as repulsed as Penny when the bottle points at Myron. And even she thinks Agatha Ordinaro is geeky (mostly for being... homely).
* HollywoodNerd
* {{Meganekko}}
* NerdGlasses
* NiceGirl: One of the nicest.
* NotSoAboveItAll: She sometimes ditched Penny along with Lacienega and Dijonay.
* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Girl]]: She is this when Penny's other friends ditch her at times.
* RedheadsAreUncool
* ShrinkingViolet
* TokenWhite
* YouthfulFreckles

!!'''The Gross Sisters'''
->Voiced by: Raquel Lee (Nubia)

* BigThinShortTrio
* EvenEvilHasStandards: The Gross Sisters refuse to house Penny after she escapes from boot camp, figuring that while they're bullies, the fact that Penny was sent to boot camp makes her a hardened thug.
** EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: They love each other.
* {{Expy}}: Nubia Gross resembles [=LaShawn=] from ''BebesKids''.
* GangOfBullies
* [[{{Jerkass}} Jerks]]
* KarmaHoudini
* PetTheDog: In "The Party". They don't show up to torment Penny... they actually legitimately act like nice people.
** [[CoolOldLady Suga Mama]] is one of the only people they genuinely respect.
* SheCleansUpNicely: Olay, who in better clothing also appears thinner as well.
* TerribleTrio
* TheVoiceless: Olay and Gina.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Actually, they have blue hair, blue skin, and wear blue overalls. It's revealed that the reason the girls are blue is due to them being ashy.

->Voiced by: Marcus T. Paulk

* BlackAndNerdy
* NerdGlasses
* ThrowTheDogABone: In the episodes "Rumors" and "Election."

!!'''Wizard Kelly'''
->Voiced by: Aries Spears

* TheAce: A legendary basketball player with enough money to own the city and everything in it.
* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: To Oscar.
* CatchPhrase: "It all started with a basketball."
** "Don't correct the Wizard." (usually to Zoey)
* CompanionCube: His basketball.
* EvilerThanThou: Not evil per se, but if you take Oscar, remove his redeeming qualities, and add more "smug" and jerkass", you have Wizard Kelly.
* {{Expy}}: Of Magic Johnson, whom his voice actor, Aries Spears, often impersonated on ''Series/{{MADtv}}''. Plus, R Kelly for his singing voice.
* TheFaceless: He's so tall that his face is always "off-camera."
* FriendlyEnemy: He is usually nice to the the Prouds [[DependingOnTheWriter sometimes.]]
* {{Jerkass}}
** JerkJock: He ''is'' a basketball player.
* KarmaHoudini: Though he gets splattered with peanut butter in TheMovie.
* {{Pride}}
* [[RichBitch Rich Bastard]]
* TheRival: To Oscar
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney
* ThirdPersonPerson[=/=]SpellMyNameWithAThe

!!'''The Talking Baby'''
->Voiced by: Ron Glass

* BitchInSheepsClothing: He only talks when Oscar is around and torments Oscar, then acts like a regular baby around other people.
* CreepyChild
* EnfantTerrible
* {{Jerkass}}
* KarmaHoudini: He never gets punished for his unprovoked jerkass behavior towards [[ButtMonkey Oscar]].
* ManipulativeBastard
* SitcomArchNemesis: To Oscar.

->Voiced by: CreeSummer

* AdorablyPrecociousChild
* NiceGuy
* OnlyOneName
* OnlySaneMan: He usually warns Oscar about his antics.

->Voiced by: KevinMichaelRichardson

* TheDitz
* DumbJock
* LovableJock

->Voiced by: Creator/PhilLaMarr

* AmbiguouslyGay: Although a couple of episodes have implied that he has a crush on Lacienega (of all people).
* ButtMonkey

!!'''The Chang Triplets'''
->Voiced by: Lydia Look

* [[AsianAndNerdy Asians And Nerdy]]
* ButtMonkey: They get bullied by the Gross Sisters and sometimes get kicked out of events.
* NoNameGiven: Only one of the Chang triplets is ever given a name. (The girl in the red dress is Debbie).