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Birthday: September 01, 1996 (27 years)

HomeTown: Oakland, California, United States

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Zendaya is an American actress who started performing when she was a youngster. She appeared in plays in venues such as the California Shakespeare Theater near her home in Oakland, California. Her first television appearance came in 2010 on the humorous program Shake It Up. Her first album, Zendaya, was released in 2013. After appearing on another Disney program, K.C. Undercover, Zendaya began acting in films. She was in Spider-Man: Homecoming and The Greatest Showman in 2017. Then she changed her image by acting in a serious show called Euphoria. Born on September 01, 1996, Zendaya hails from Oakland, United States. As in 2024, Zendaya's age is 27 years. Discover below for comprehensive details about Zendaya, including the biography, wiki profile, age, date of birth, family background, relationship status, interesting facts, photographs, lesser-known facts, and more.

Zendaya Profile:

Stage NameZendaya
Real NameZendaya
Profession(s)Actress, Singer,
BirthdaySeptember 01, 1996
Zodiac SignVirgo
Age27 years
BirthplaceOakland, United States
HometownOakland, California, United States

Zendaya Family and Personal Life


  • Zendaya‘ father’s name is Kazembe Ajamu Coleman and Zendaya‘ mother’s name is Claire Stoermer.
  • Early Life and Siblings: Zendaya was born Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman in Oakland, California to Kazembe Ajamu Coleman and Claire Stoermer. She has three sisters and two brothers. She also has a half sister named Kaylee Coleman.
  • Theatrical Background: Coming from a family involved in theatre, Zendaya’s upbringing was steeped in the performing arts. From a very young age, she was interested in theater because her father was a stage manager. She spent a lot of her childhood near the California Shakespeare Theater, where she also did theater and was in the theater’s youth program.
  • Relationship: From 2019 to 2020, she was dating her co-star on Euphoria, Jacob Elordi.fter working together in Spider-Man: Homecoming, she started dating Tom Holland.

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Zendaya Trivia and Facts

  • Zendaya was born in Oakland, United States.
  • Zendaya’s birth sign is Virgo.
  • Education and Training: Zendaya eagerly sought parts in local theater shows while she was a student at the Oakland School for the Arts. She improved her skills even more by going to schools like the American Conservatory Theater and the Cal Shakes Conservatory.
  • Dance Ventures: Zendaya found an interest in dance in addition to acting. She danced with the group Future Shock Oakland and even learned how to do hula at the Academy of Hawaiian Arts in Oakland.
  • Early Modeling Career: Zendaya got her start in the business by getting modeling jobs with well-known companies like Macy’s and Old Navy. She even appeared as a backup dancer for Selena Gomez in a Sears commercial.
  • Professional Name: Eventually, Zendaya opted to go by her first name professionally. It’s important that Zendaya’s name means “to give thanks” in the Shona language of the people of Zimbabwe.
  • Debut with “Shake It Up”: Zendaya’s playing career started with “Shake It Up,” a show on the Disney Channel in 2010 where she and her best friend Bella Thorne played young dancers. Their songs and clothing line became huge hits after the show, making them instant heroes among young fans.
  • Transition to Big Screen: After her success on TV, Zendaya moved on to movies and starred in hit movies like “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and “The Greatest Showman.” Both crowds and reviewers loved her shows and gave her a lot of praise.
  • Euphoria: Zendaya got away from her Disney image by playing the tough character Rue Bennett on the HBO show Euphoria. The show, known for its raw portrayal of teenage life, showcased Zendaya’s versatility as an actress and garnered critical acclaim.
  • Dancing with the Stars: Zendaya showed off her dancing skills on the television show “Dancing with the Stars” in 2013. She had danced before, but she had to deal with new obstacles, which showed how ready she was to leave her comfort zone.
  • Voice Acting Ventures: In addition to her starring jobs, Zendaya also did voice work for cartoon movies like “Duck Duck Goose” and “Smallfoot.” This showed how flexible and wide-ranging she is as an artist.
  • Awards and Accolades: Zendaya has won a lot of awards and praise for her acting, including a People’s Choice Award and an Emmy for Best Lead Actress. She is one of the most potential actresses in Hollywood right now thanks to what she has done.
  • Early Music Career: Zendaya signed a music contract with Hollywood Records in 2012. The following year, she put out her first solo record, which was simply called “She.” Although her second record hasn’t come out yet, she did put out the song “Something New” with Chris Brown in 2016. In addition, she worked with Zac Efron on the theme song “Rewrite the Stars” for The Greatest Showman.
  • Authorship Debut: “Between U and Me,” Zendaya’s first book, came out in 2013. It was her first attempt at writing. She gives her young fans good tips and interesting ideas in this book.

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