General Facts and Figures
- Name: Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman
- Net Worth: $15 Million
- Occupation: Actresses
- Date of Birth: September 1, 1996
- Place of Birth: Oakland, California
- Zodiac: Virgo
- Spouse: Single
- Social: Instagram
Early Life and Education
Zendaya was born by the name Zendaya Maree Coleman on 1st September 1996, in Oakland, California. She is the last born in a family of eight: three sisters, two brothers, and her parents, Kazembe Ajamu Coleman, and Claire Stoermer.
She studied in Fruitvale Elementary school where her mother was a teacher.
Zendaya nurtured her talent while attending several theatre arts schools across the USA. Some of which include the California Shakespeare Theatre, Oakland School for the Arts, and American Conservatory Theatre.
She also grew up as a singer and joined the hip-hop dance group, Future Shock Oakland for three years.
Zendaya started modeling for Macy’s Mervin’s and Old Navy while still a teenager.
She later began taking part in productions in the theatre arts schools she attended. She acted as “Joe” on “Caroline, or Change” play and “Little Ti” on “Once on This Island”.
She appeared in some Disney commercials that featured Disney stars like Selena Gomez. For example, the Sears commercial that featured Selena Gomez, and an iCarly ad.
Disney awarded her a role on their hit series “Shake It Up”, as a Bella Thorne’s Co-star, as “Rocky Blue”. She also played “Zoey” in Disney’s original movie Zapped, and as “Halley Brandon” in Frenemies. From then on, Zendaya has always been in the spotlight in the filming industry.
She’s also a singer, having produced a single titled “Watch me” with Bella Thorne. She later signed with Hollywood records to produce songs that featured in the “Shake It Up” Disney series. Some of them include ‘Made in Japan’, ‘Swag It Out’ and ‘Something to Dance For’.
Zendaya has also made it on the Hollywood big screens. In Spiderman, Homecoming and Far from home, she acted as Michelle (MJ). She’s currently acting in Euphoria as “Rue”, an American drama series portraying challenges faced by teenagers.
Zendaya Coleman spends most of her free time in Los Angeles, CA, where she lives. She loves designing clothes, singing and dancing.
She’s had a history of dating her Disney co-stars, including Adam Irigoyen, Trevor Jackson, and Spencer Boldman.
For almost a year, she was in a relationship with Jacob Elordi, a fellow actor in Euphoria. They however broke up in 2020.