Zendaya is an American Actress and Singer. Her recent movies are Dune and Spiderman: No Way Home. Zendaya first came to fame in 2010 with the television comedy ‘Shake It Up.’ She went on to star in big-budget films like ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming and ‘The Greatest Showman’ which provided her immense success and recognition as a global artist.
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Full / Real Name
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman
Zendaya, Daya, Z, Zen, Boo, and Rocky
Starring as Rocky Blue in the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up in 2010 – 2013.
Actress and Singer
Date of Birth
1 September 1996
25 Years (as of 2021)
Oakland, California, US
Oakland, California, US
Fruitvale Elementary School
University or College
Oak Park High School
English, French and Spanish
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Morphology Of Zendaya
60 Kgs | 130 lbs
178 cms | 1.78 mtrs | 5’10”
8 US (40 EU)
Personal Life and Relationships
Zendaya was born on September 1, 1996, in Oakland, California to teachers Claire Stoermer and Kazembe Ajamu Coleman. Her father is of African American descent and her mother is of German -Scottish descent. Her full name is Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman. She has five older siblings. Since her childhood, Zendaya was influenced by artists and desired to become an actress.
At the age of six, Zendaya along with her friends performed a play at her school. At the age of 8, She joined a Hip Hop dance troupe. She spent three years in the same circle and two years in the Academy of Hawaiian. She grew up as a performer at the California Shakespeare Theatre.
Zendaya is Unmarried and dating her Co-Star Tom Holland. She recently confirms the same.
Kazembe Ajamu Coleman
Relationships and Affairs
Zendaya began her career working as a fashion model for Macy’s, Mervyns, and Old Navy. She also appeared as a backup dancer in a Sears commercial that featured Disney star, Selena Gomez. She was selected to play the role of Rocky Blue in Shake It Up which premiered on November 7, 2010. It was a huge hit and was watched by 6.2 million people. Her career took off after this television show. She and her co-star actress named Bella Thorne became widely popular among fans.
She accompanied by Bella sang a song titled “Something to Dance For” on the show and it became immensely popular. In addition to acting, she also lent her voice to the famous animated film titled Pixie Hollow Games in 2011. She made guest appearances on famous shows like Good Luck Charlie and A.N.T. Farm. In 2013, Zendaya performed in a reality dance show called Dancing with the Stars. She became runners-up on the show and the very same year, she released her debut album titled Zendaya.
Zendaya made her film debut in 2017 with the Superhero film Spider-Man homecoming. The film received immense commercial success at the box office. In the film, Zendaya played the role of Michelle. In the same year, Zendaya co-starred in the original musical film The Greatest Showman. After this Zendaya went on to star in several commercial and critical films establishing herself as the top actress.
In June 2019, Zendaya starred in the HBO drama series Euphoria, an adaptation of the Israeli series of the same name as Rue, a 17-year-old drug addict and the narrator of the series. This is touted to be the finest and most incredible performance of her acting career, to date.
Her 2021 release, Spider-Man: No way home was one of the most anticipated movies of the year.
Career and Financial Stats
Awards and Achievements
Shake It Up (2010)
$ 16 Million
$ 20 Million Approx
Music videos, stage performances, movies, and TV series
$ 1,00,000 / Month
Famous Movies and TV shows
Favorite and Beloved Things
Coffee and Ice-cream
Dancing and singing
Favorite Dance Style
Favorite TV Program
Law and Orders: Special Victims Unit
Favorite Music Videos
Favorite Football Team
Las Vegas Raiders
Tom Holland and Channing Tatum
Interest and Hobbies
Dancing, Singing and Designing Clothes
Facts About Zendaya
- In 2016, Zendaya released her book titled Between U and Me: How to Rock Your Tween Years with Style and Confidence.
- Zendaya mother has revealed that when Zendaya was younger she had to repeat kindergarten because she was so shy.
- Zendaya loves ‘Harry Potter’ and watches the movies ‘once a day. Zendaya has revealed that her first date was to see a ‘Spider-Man’ movie.
- Zendaya in her 73 Questions with Vogue said that she doesn’t read comments on her Instagram unless it is from her friends.
- Zendaya loves to paint and watercolour.