Learn about Zendaya Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Wiki & Full Bio
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, known mononymously as Zendaya, is an American actress and singer. She has received various accolades, including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Satellite Award, and a Saturn Award.
Zendaya began her career as a child model and backup dancer. She had her breakthrough role as Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up (2010–2013), and in 2013, she was a contestant on the sixteenth season of the dance competition series Dancing with the Stars.
Zendaya Height: How tall is Zendaya?
Zendaya stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 172 cm tall and weighs around 55 kg or 121 lbs. Zendaya’s hair color is Dark Brown and her eye color is Hazel.
|In Centimeters – 172 cm
In Meters – 1.72 m
In Inches – 5 feet 8 inches
|In Kilograms – 55 Kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
Zendaya Age: How old is Zendaya?
Zendaya was born on September 1, 1996. Zendaya’s age is 25 years as of 2022. Zendaya’s birth sign is Virgo.
|Zendaya Maree Stoermer
|Date of Birth
|September 1, 1996
|Day of Birth
|Oakland, California, United States
Early Life and Family
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman was born on September 1, 1996, in Oakland, California to teachers Claire Stoermer and Kazembe Ajamu Coleman. Her father is African-American, with roots in Arkansas; her mother has German and Scottish ancestry.
Zendaya, whose name derives from the Shona name Tendai (meaning “to give thanks”), has five older siblings.
She attended Fruitvale Elementary School, where her mother taught for two decades. At age six, she and two friends from the school performed a play there for Black History Month. She grew as a performer in part at the nearby California Shakespeare Theater in Orinda, California, where her mother worked a summer job as the house manager.
She helped her seat patrons, sold fundraising tickets, and was inspired by the theatrical performances to pursue acting. At eight, Zendaya joined a hip-hop dance troupe called Future Shock Oakland and was a member for three years. She also spent two years dancing hula with the Academy of Hawaiian Arts.
Zendaya attended Oakland School for the Arts and, while still a student, was cast in several roles in area theaters. At the Berkeley Playhouse, she played Little Ti Moune in Once on This Island, and in the TheaterWorks’ production in Palo Alto, she played a character originally written as male, Joe, in Caroline, or Change. She studied at the CalShakes Conservatory program and at the American Conservatory Theater.
Her stage credits include performances in several of William Shakespeare’s plays. She played Lady Anne in Richard III, Celia in As You Like It, and took part in a production of Twelfth Night. When Zendaya was in seventh grade, the family moved to Los Angeles. In 2015, while pursuing an acting career, she graduated from Oak Park High School.
Zendaya began her career working as a fashion model for Macy’s, Mervyns, and Old Navy. She was featured in an iCarly toys ad. She also appeared as a backup dancer in a Sears commercial featuring Disney star Selena Gomez. In 2009, she was a featured performer in the Kidz Bop music video for its cover of the song “Hot n Cold” by Katy Perry, which was released on Kidz Bop 15.
In December 2016, Zendaya appeared as a guest judge in the season finale of the 15th season of the reality television series Project Runway. She made her feature film debut as Michelle in the superhero film Spider-Man: Homecoming, which was released in July 2017.
In September 2020, Zendaya was cast as Ronettes frontwoman Ronnie Spector in a biopic adapted from Spector’s memoir Be My Baby. Since 2017, Zendaya has been attached to produce and star in A White Lie, as Anita Hemmings, an African-American woman who was a descendant of slaves and Europeans and passed as white in order to attend Vassar College in the 1890s.
Zendaya was the face of Beats Electronics, X-Out, Material Girl, CoverGirl, and Chi Hair Care. In August 2013, she released her debut book, Between U and Me: How to Rock Your Tween Years with Style and Confidence to “help girls through the tougher parts of the tween years”.
Zendaya Net Worth
As of 2022, Zendaya’s net worth is estimated to be $15 Million. The primary source of her earnings comes from her career as an Actor.
|Actor, Singer, Dancer
Zendaya Personal Life
Zendaya owns a home in Los Angeles as well as an apartment in Brooklyn. She is a vegetarian and explained that “my main reason for being a vegetarian is that I’m an animal lover – definitely not because I love vegetables”. Her interests include singing, dancing, and designing clothes.