If you’re a fan of the entertainment industry, then it’s impossible not to know who Zendaya is. This young actress and singer has taken the world by storm with her talent, grace, and beauty. But how much do you really know about her? In this detailed biography, we’ll unveil the life and career of Zendaya from her humble beginnings as a child model to becoming one of Hollywood’s rising stars. Get ready to learn all about this multi-talented sensation!
Zendaya’s Early Life
Zendaya was born in Oakland, California, to parents of Jamaican and German descent. She began her dancing career when she was five years old and first appeared on television in a recurring role on the Disney Channel show Shake It Up. She later starred in the films Miss Hankey’s Christmas Special (2014) and K.C. Undercover (2015). In 2016, she starred in the Disney Channel original movie Sing (based on the hit Broadway musical) as Kim Joaquin. That same year, she released her debut album Zendaya: A New Me, which debuted at number-one on the Billboard charts. She has since starred in several more films, including The Greatest Showman (2017), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), and Travis Scott’s Astroworld (2018).
|Real Name||Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman|
|Birth Place:||Oakland, California, United States|
|Date Of Birth:||1 September 1996|
|Age:||26 years old|
|Height:||In Centimetres – 177 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’ 10”
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 127 lbs
|Hair Colour:||Dark Choc Brown|
|Education:||California Shakespeare Theater, American Conservatory Theater, Oakland School For the Arts, Oak Park High School|
|Net Worth:||$25 Million|
Zendaya began her acting career in 2007, appearing in the Disney Channel series Shake It Up. She continued to make guest appearances on television and in films before landing her breakthrough role as Kelsi Monroe in the Disney Channel original series Shake It Up (2012). The show received critical acclaim and Zendaya was subsequently cast in the feature film Big Hero 6 (2014), for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Zendaya has since appeared in several other films, including Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), War Dogs (2016), and Keanu (2015). In 2019, she will appear in the Netflix series K.C. Undercover.
Marriage to actor, Kamaal Rashid Tamblyn
Zendaya has had a successful career in acting and music. She was born and raised in Oakland, California. Zendaya started her acting career as a child actor, appearing in several commercials and television shows. In 2006, she starred in the Disney Channel movie Shake It Up. Zendaya’s breakthrough role came when she was cast as Rue McClanahan’s daughter in the ABC sitcom Kamaal Rashid Tamblyn. The show aired from 2009 to 2011 and won Zendaya acclaim for her performance. Since then, Zendaya has appeared in several films, including the 2014 action film Baywatch and the 2017 comedy film The Greatest Showman. She has also released two albums: 2010’s My Everything and 2013’s Never Been Better. In 2016, she founded her own fashion line called Zendaya Collections.
The Start of Her Music Career
Zendaya was born on October 24, 1996 in Los Angeles, California to parents Melanie Brown and Mohamed Zendaya. She is of African American and Palestinian descent. Her father is a former Hollywood stuntman and her mother is a hair stylist and make-up artist. Zendaya started dancing at the age of two with her mother and sister. In 2001, she made her debut on the Disney Channel series Shake It Up as an actor and dancer. She went on to co-star in the movie The Haunting Hour (2005), which gained her popularity among children and young adults. Zendaya’s first feature film role was in the 2007 teen comedy drama Kazaam (2007), alongside Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart. The following year, she starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Chicken Little (2008) as Violet Peters, a rebellious teenager who befriends a chicken named Buddy. In 2010, she starred as Rocky Blue in the Disney Channel Original Movie Demi Lovato: Simply Complicated (2010). From 2011 to 2015, she starred as Summer Taylor in Freeform’s youth-oriented sitcom Kinky Boots (2011), which chronicled the lives of a fashion boot camp run by drag queens; it received positive reviews from critics. In 2014, she starred opposite Kevin Hart in the buddy comedy Central Intelligence (2014), for which she was nominated for Best Actress at the Golden Globe Awards.
In 2016, Zendaya reprised her role as Rocky Blue in
Awards and Achievements
Zendaya Coleman was born in Oakland, California on January 19, 1996. She is the daughter of Joanne (née Kollias) and Randy Coleman, a former NBA player who played for the Detroit Pistons and Atlanta Hawks. Zendaya’s father is of Greek descent and her mother has African-American and Native American ancestry. Growing up, she enjoyed dancing, acting, singing, and playing with her friends.
In 2011, at the age of 10 years old, Zendaya starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Little Monkeys. That same year she began working on a new album with producers Terence “Teddy” Thompson and Ross Lynch. The album was never released but included several songs that would later appear on Zendaya’s first studio album Shake It Up! (2013). In 2014 she starred as Rue in the Disney Channel movie Bend It Like Beckham and won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series – Leading Young Actress.
In 2015 Zendaya starred in the Disney Channel original film Shake It Up!, which became one of the highest rated series ever on the network. She also released her second studio album 2016’s Rainbow featuring the hit song “Reality”. In 2017 she began starring as Mary Jane Watson in the ABC television series Spider-Man: Homecoming co-starring Tom Holland. The show received positive reviews from critics and has been renewed for a second season.
|Net Worth (2023)||$25 Million|
|Monthly Income And Salary||$0.2 Million +|
|Yearly Income And Salary||$3 Million +|
Zendaya was born on October 6, 1992 in Detroit, Michigan. She is the daughter of parents Shari and Robert Zendaya. Zendaya has one older sister named Hayley and a younger brother named Aiden. She started dancing at the age of two and began performing in local talent shows at the age of four. After winning a local talent show, Zendaya was offered a contract with Disney Channel.
Zendaya first gained recognition for her roles as Rocky Balboa’s sidekick Cha-Cha on the sitcom “Shake It Up” (2010-2013) and as Kaela Sloane/Supergirl on the superhero series “Krypton” (2014-2015). In 2016, she starred in the feature film “The Greatest Showman”. That same year, she released her debut album entitled “Zendaya.” The album reached number one on the Billboard 200 chart and spawned the singles “Replay” and “Dance Again.”
In 2018, Zendaya starred alongside Adam Sandler in the Netflix comedy film “The Meyerowitz Stories (New & Selected)” opposite Noah Baumbach. That same year, she appeared as Celie in Baz Luhrmann’s live action adaptation of The Great Gatsby. In 2019, she will star alongside Chris Evans in Disney’s live action remake of Mulan.