“I think women are very powerful, and I think we’re more powerful together than separated.” Beautiful words put together by the all-glamorous screen goddess and spider-man’s girlfriend, Zendaya. Born Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman is an actress and singer in Hollywood. The young beautiful actress shot to fame in 2010 with the television series “Shake it up”. She has been featured in huge-budget movies like Spider-Man Homecoming and “The Greatest Showman”. At a young age, she picked up eminent and prestigious awards like the Primetime Emmy Awards (twice), in 2022, time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world annual list. She believes in hard work and holding on to firm principles.
Name: Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman
Date of birth: September 1, 1996
Age: 26 years
Height: 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight: 55 kg or 121 lbs
Net Worth: $20 Million
Mother: Claire Stoermer
Early life and nationality
Zendaya, whose name derives from the Shona name Tendai (meaning “to give thanks”) was born in Oakland, California making her an American citizen. Fruitvale Elementary School was the school her parents enrolled her in and her mother had taught there for 20 good years. During black history month, she and her friends performed a play; she was age six when she pulled the performance. In California Shakespeare Theater in Orinda where she grew up as a performer where the house manager job was executed by her mum during the summer.
Zendaya assisted her seat patron and helped in selling fundraising tickets and was highly motivated by the theatrical performances to chase after her acting dream. Zendaya joined a hip-hop dance bevvy known as Future Shock Oakland at age 8 where she was an active member for three years. At the Academy of Hawaiian Arts, she devoted two dancing hulas with them.
In pursuit of her acting dream, the beautiful talent preceded Oakland School for the Arts. Though a student, many roles were allotted to her in the sphere of theatres. She performed the character Little Ti Moune in Once on This Island at the Berkeley Playhouse. She played an original character Joe in Caroline, or Change in TheaterWorks’ production in Palo Alto. Keith Kreitman of San Mateo Daily Journal in reviewing the 11-year-old talent’s performance as “a pure delight”. She later schooled at the CalShakes Conservatory program and the American Conservatory Theater.
Albeit pursuing an acting career, she graduated from Oak Park High School in 2015. Her stage credits comprise her performances in various William Shakespeare plays. She played the character Lady Anne in Richard III, took part in a production of Twelfth Night and Celia in As You Like It.
Date of birth and age of Zendaya
September 1, 1996 is her birthday and she is 26 years old.
She launched her line career at the quick age of 13. At Old Navy and Macy’s Mervyns, she was a fashion model. As her debut career work, she was cast in the American teen sitcom iCarly toys ad. Zen is terrific in a plethora of things, in the field of dancing, she is simply amazing. She was one of the backup dancers in a Sears commercial featuring Selena Gomez, a Disney star. In “Hot n Cold” by Katy Perry, Zendaya was spotted more in the music video as a performer in the cover song.
She had the confidence and the dancing talent. She, therefore, auditioned for the character of CeCe Jones in the sitcom Shake It Up in November 2009. She performed “Leave Me Alone” by Michael Jackson in her audition for the role.
The show Shake it Up became the second highest rated on Disney Channel.
In 2011, Zendaya brought out her first independent single “Swag It Out” after a huge triumph and accomplishment in her early career.
Furthermore, on the very year 21st June, Bella Thorne featured Zen in the song “Watch Me”. The song became a huge success in music and was ranked 86 on the Billboard Hot 100.
After a delightful start to her career as a singer, Zendaya decided to venture into the professional acting business. Her first debut movie was Frenemies, a Disney Channel Original Movie that was out doored in 2012.
Even as she commenced acting, her music career was not neglected as she kept releasing songs, more promotional singles songs like “Made In Japan,” “Same Heart,” and “Fashion In Kryptonite.”
Zendaya sang for Hollywood Records and performed in October 2012 at the Teen Music Festival and Operation Smile.
She then took part in season 16 of Dancing with the Stars in February 2013. She was also deemed as the youngest contestant to take part in the show until Willow Shields broke the record at age 14 on season 20.
Zendaya and her dancing partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy took second place in the dance competition.
The beautiful actress launched her book on August 6, 2013, her book; Between U and Me: How to Rock Your Tween Years with Style and Confidence. She was also selected as Elvis Duran’s Artist of the Month and was featured on NBC’s Today.
Giuliana Rancic made a joke about Zendaya’s hair In February 2015, referencing her smells like “patchouli oil” and “weed” at the 87th Academy Awards. The actress was a bit infuriated and referenced the majority of accomplished people who have “locs” that have nothing to do with narcotics.
On the finale of the 15th season of the reality television series, Project Runway, the actress emerged as a guest judge. She was cast in her debut as Michelle in Marvel’s superhero movie Spider-Man: Homecoming, released in 2017 July. A decision that was carried through in production was that Zendaya will not wear any makeup she will add her style to the character. With her beautiful performance, she was applauded as a “scene-stealer” and the film’s “MVP.”
Zendaya was also cast in the original musical film The Greatest Showman. She played a trapeze artist who fell in love with Zac Efron’s role at a moment in time when interracial romance was forbidden. Her chemistry with Zac Efron was lauded by Owen Gleiberman of Variety. She also sang on three of the movie’s soundtracks “Rewrite the Stars”
In 2018, the beautiful star was named one of the best-dressed women. in 2021, she was cast in the science fiction epic Dune.
Films featured in
2013 Super Buddies
2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming
The Greatest Showman
2018 Duck Duck Goose
2019 Spider-Man: Far from Home
2021 Malcolm & Marie
Space Jam: A New Legacy
Spider-Man; No way home
2022 is that black enough for you? Dune: Part two
Net worth of Zendaya
As of November 2022, Zendaya’s net worth is roughly $20 Million according to wealthygorilla.com
Family: Father, Mother and Siblings
Zendaya was born to two teachers, Claire Stoermer and Kazembe Ajamu Coleman. Her father is African-American, with roots in Arkansas and her mother has German and Scottish ancestry. She has five older siblings; Katianna Stoermer Coleman, Annabella Stoermer Coleman, Austin Stoermer Coleman, Kaylee Stoermer Coleman, and Julien Stoermer Coleman.
Zendaya is currently in a relationship with British actor and Spider-Man co-star Tom Holland
Height of Zendaya
1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight of Zendaya
55 kg or 121 lbs
Social media accounts
Tik tok: @zendayamscofficial
Zendaya lives in Los Angeles and has a condo in Brooklyn. She is a vegetarian, quoting: “my main reason for being a vegetarian is that I’m an animal lover—not because I love vegetables”.