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Zendaya Coleman Age, Bio, Family, Boyfriend, Dating, Net Worth, Facts

Zendaya Coleman is an American actress and singer. She came into the limelight after starring in the Disney Channel sitcom ‘Shake It Up’. Zendaya played K.C. Cooper on the Disney Channel comedy series ‘K.C. Undercover’. She gained widespread fame for her role as Michelle “MJ” Jones in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’. The actress reprised the role in the 2019 film ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home.

Zendaya Coleman Biography

Zendaya Coleman was born on the 1st of September 1996 in Oakland, California, United States of America. The actress is 25 years old. Her birth name is Zendaya Maree, Stoermer Coleman. She has nicknames like Daya, Z, Zen, Boo, and Rocky. Zendaya holds American nationality and is currently living in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Early Life: Family and Education

Zendaya’s father’s name is Kazembe Ajamu Coleman. He is an African-American and her mother, Claire Marie (Stoermer), used to work as a House Manager at the California Shakespearian Theatre. The actress has five older half-siblings from her father’s previous marriage. Zendaya belongs to African-American ancestry on her father’s side. Her mother is of German and Scottish ancestry. Zendaya attended Oakland School for the Arts in Oakland, California.

Zendaya Coleman Personal Life

The dusky beauty has been in the news for dating some famous men. In 2011, Shake It Up star Adam Irigoy was rumored to be dating Zendaya. The couple worked together in the series.

Zendaya began dating singer Leo Howard in 2013. Their relationship lasted for a few weeks.  They broke up in April 2013. She was also rumored to be dating singer Trevor Jackson during that time but the couple denied dating each other.

In 2016, Zendaya was in the news for dating American football player, Odell Beckham Jr. She was also rumored to be dating Tom Holland from 2016 to 2018. Zendaya began dating Australian actor Jacob Elordi. They met on the sets of HBO’s Euphoria. The news of their split came out in 2020.

Film Debut

Zendaya Coleman made her acting debut as Michelle “MJ” Jones in 2017. She has a voice role in the 2013 Disney direct-to-DVD film ‘Super Buddies’, in which she lent her voice to the character Lollipop.

Television Debut

in 2010, she appeared in the Disney sitcom ‘Shake It Up’ as Rocky Blue. She played the lead role in the series and was a part of the series till 2013.  The series was a massive hit.

Singing Debut

Zendaya released her debut studio album titled Zendaya in September 2013. Her album debuted on 51 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Significant Works

Zendaya achieved quite a lot of fame for appearing in Shake It Up, K.C. Undercover, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and The Greatest Showman. She signed the lead role in a teen drama television series called Euphoria. The series is based on the Israeli miniseries of the same name. The actress was cast with famous actors alongside Alexa Demie, Maude Apatow, Sydney Sweeney, and Algee Smith. Critics highly lauded her performance in the series.

Brand Endorsements

Zendaya started her professional career as a fashion model and signed with a bunch of fashion brands like Macy’s, Mervyns, and Old Navy. She has appeared in many commercials for iCarly toys and alongside Selena Gomez in Sears TV commercial. In October 2018, Tommy Hilfiger signed Zendaya as the global women’s ambassador.

Favorites Things

  • Favorite Actor – Johnny Depp
  • Favorite Singer – Michael Jackson
  • Favorite TV shows – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
  • Favorite Book – “So B. It” by Sarah Weeks in 2004

Zendaya Coleman Net Worth

Zendaya has been in the spotlight ever since she starred in Disney’s Shake It Up. The actress has an astounding net worth of $15 million in 2022. The actress lives with her family in a house that is worth $1.4 million in Los Angeles.

Zendaya on Social Media

Zendaya is active on social media and has a large following. She has over 78 million followers on Instagram,18 million followers on Twitter, and over 17 million followers on Facebook.

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Zendaya Coleman Facts

  • Her name is pronounced as zen-DAY-uh and not zen-DIE-uh.
  • Her name Zendaya means ‘to give thanks’ in the Shona language
  • She got into acting when she was still in school. The actress started off by appearing in stage productions. She played Little Ti Moune in Once on This Island at the Berkeley Playhouse.
  • Besides being an actor, Zendaya is also a trained dancer. She was a member of the dance group called Future Shock Oakland.
  • Zendaya published her first book which was titled “Between U and Me: How to Rock Your Tween Years with Style and Confidence’ on August 6, 2013.
  • She was a runner-up in season 16 of the reality TV show Dancing with the Stars in 2013.
  • In 2017, she appeared in Zac Efron. At the age of 24, Zendaya became the youngest actress. She is the only second black woman who has won the Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Euphoria.
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