Zendaya is an American actress and songstress who has received numerous awards, including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Satellite Award, and a Saturn Award. Starting her career as a child model and backup dancer, she broke through mainstream Hollywood in 2010.
Her role as Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel sitcom “Shake It Up” blew her up. For someone who loves singing and dreamt of becoming a professional singer, she realised her second talent when she released her hit records, “Swag It Out” and “Watch Me” (feat. Bella Thorne) in 2011.
Her full name is Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman. The meaning of her first name translates in the Shona language as “to give thanks.”
How old is Zendaya?
She was born on September 1, 1996 – which means she is 25 years old (as of 2021).
How tall is Zendaya?
She is 5’ 8½” (1.74 m) tall.
Who are her parents?
Zendaya was born in Oakland, California, U.S, to Claire Stoermer and Kazembe Ajamu Coleman. Her father is African-American, with roots in Arkansas. Her mother, on the other hand, has German and Scottish ancestry.
She has five siblings. She has three sisters; Katianna, Kaylee and Annabella, and two brothers, Austin and Julien.
Oakland School for the Arts is her alma mater. And while still a student, she was cast in several roles in area theatres.
She is an actress, musician, producer and writer.
Why is Zendaya a Vegetarian?
In 2016, she explained to People Magazine why she ditched meat for vegetables, saying she loves animals. She explained: “My main reason for being a vegetarian is that I’m an animal lover — definitely NOT because I love vegetables.”
She disclosed that while on a road trip with her father at age 11, she thought of becoming a vegetarian when she passed a slaughterhouse. “I thought it was awful, all those animals getting packed up in there waiting to be killed. I couldn’t believe that’s how I’d been getting my meat!” she disclosed.
Who is Zendaya dating?
Are Zendaya and Tom Holland dating? Yes. In July 2016, the two were filmed by Page Six kissing while stopped at a red light in Los Angeles, which confirmed their relationship to the public.
However, a little drama interrupted their relationship. In 2019, the couple left fans heartbroken as they were rumoured to be seeing other people. Zendaya began dating her “Euphoria” co-star Jacob Elordi, while Holland was linked to actress Nadia Parks.
Top 10 movies
1. Super Buddies (2013)
2. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
3. The Greatest Showman (2017)
4. Duck Duck Goose (2018)
5. Smallfoot (2018)
6. Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
7. Malcolm & Marie (2021)
8. Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021)
9. Dune (2021)
10. Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
Top 10 TV shows
1. Shake It Up (2010–2013)
2. Pixie Hollow Games (2012)
3. Frenemies (2012)
4. Dancing with the Stars (2013)
5. Zapped (2014)
6. The Making of SWAY (2014)
7. SWAY: A Dance Trilogy (2014)
8. K.C. Undercover (2015–2018)
9. Lip Sync Battle (2017)
10. Euphoria (2019–present)
Top 10 Songs
2. The Greatest Show
3. Something to Dance For
4. Bottle You Up
5. Something New
6. Dig Down Deeper
8. Come Alive
9. Shake It Up
10. Keep It Under Cover
She has received various accolades throughout her career, including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Satellite Award and a Saturn Award, as well as earning a nomination for a Critics’ Choice Movie Award and a Critics’ Choice Television Award. So far, she has won 24 awards out of 62 nominations.
5 Fun facts about Zendaya
1. Zendaya means “to give thanks” in Shona – an African language.
2. She has a giant Schnauzer dog named Midnight.
3. She once was a featured performer in a Kidz Bop video.
4. Her character Rocky in “Shake It Up” is a vegetarian.
5. She once was a backup dancer in a Sears commercial with Selena Gomez.
Her role in HBO’s 2019 drama series “Euphoria” skyrocketed her net worth even though her salary isn’t public. Yahoo reports, before the release of Euphoria, Zendaya’s net worth was only $5 million.
According to Show Biz Galore, she made an estimated $300,000 from Legendary Pictures’ 2021 sci-fi/adventure, “Dune”.
Zendaya net worth (Latest)
What is Zendaya’s net worth? How much is Zendaya net worth?
Zendaya’s net worth is an estimated $15 million as of November 2021, as per Celebrity Net Worth. Her net worth can be tied to her over a decade of television and film appearances, along with multiple brand partnerships and sponsorship deals under her belt.
Does Zendaya have a mansion? Where is Zendaya’s house located?
Zendaya owns a home in Los Angeles as well as an apartment in Brooklyn. In August 2021, the New York Post reports that Zendaya purchased a spot in Brooklyn’s Quay Tower. The $4.9 million three-bedroom, two and a half-bathroom is her first residency.
What is Zendaya’s car?
Zendaya owns a luxury fleet of cars. According to Autobizz, she owns Mercedes E-Class, Lexus RC 350, Lexus GS, Cadillac Escalade and Range Rover Vogue.
What is Zendaya’s Instagram handle? Her Instagram handle is: @zendaya