Know About Zendaya; Age, Parents, Height, Movies, Boyfriend, Instagram

Published Date: 17 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 17 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The 22-years-of-age actress cum singer, Zandaya rose to prominence appearing as Rocky Blue on the Disney Chanel sitcom Shake It Up (2010-2013). Moreover, the young sensation has marked a presence in numerous movies and TV shows.

Besides acting, Zendaya receives recognition as a singer and a dancer. She has had performed in many instances as much as she has shared the romantic flings with many boyfriends at this young age.

Zendaya’s Bio, Family; Age, Height

Zendaya, age 22, was born as Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman on 1 September 1996 in Oakland, California, U.S. She is the only child of her teacher parents, Kazembe Ajamu (born Samuel David Coleman) and Claire Marie (Stoermer). Zendaya has five older half-siblings from her father’s side named Kaylee, Annabella, Austin, Katiana, and Julien.

The starlet grew up at the nearby California Shakespeare Theater in Orinda, California, where her mother serves as the house manager also. Her parents decided to end their marriage terms back in 2016, but still, are an integral part of their daughter’s and each other’s lives.


Zendaya with her parents at the 2016 Essence Black Women in Music event in Hollywood California (Picture: Getty Images)

Standing tall at the height of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.78 m), Zendaya attended Oakland School for the Arts. Subsequently, she studied at the CalShakes Conservatory Program and the American Conservatory Theater.

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Career, Net Worth

The young gun was already up and running with her stage performances during her early days. However, she commenced her professional career in 2009 as a fashion model for Macy’s, Mervyns and Old Navy. Besides, she also appeared as a back-up dancer in a Sears commercial and later bagged her role in the American sitcom, Shake It Up.

Zendaya appeared in the comedy series K.C. Undercover from 2015 to 2018. Her big screen debut came as Michelle ‘MJ’ Jones in the Marvel superhero movie, Spider-Man: Homecoming. Zendaya will be seen in the same role in the upcoming installment, Spider-Man: Far From Home, which is set to hit the theatres on 2 July 2019 (United States).


Zendaya as Rue Bennett in Euphoria (Picture: IMDB)

Besides, Zendaya grabs attention for her role as Rue Bennett in the HBO’s drama series, Euphoria, which staged its debut episode on 16 June 2019. The intriguing show is sure to add more to her professional net worth which stands at $5 Million at this moment.

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Zendaya’s Relationship Timeline: Who Are Her Boyfriends?

Though the young and happening actress is just 22, she already has had a series of relationship mishaps.  To start, Zendaya started dating her 12-year-old boyfriend, Adam Irigoyen when she was 13 in 2010. The young pair were rumored to be together for two years.


Zendaya with her rumored boyfriend Odell Beckham Jr. (Picture: The Source)

Back in 2012, the singer cum actress was believed to be dating Trevor Jackson to which she denied. She was also linked with Spencer Boldman in 2014 and later to the NFL player, Odell Beckham Jr. Moreover, Zendaya’s name has been linked with several men, including James McVey, Val Chmerkovskiy, Jay Howden, and Jaden Smith.

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Some Interesting Facts About Zendaya

  • Her name derives from an African term, which means ‘to give thanks.’
  • Her father is African-American while her mother possesses German and Scottish ancestry.
  • As a singer, Zendaya has released the singles titled Swag It Out and Watch Me. 
  • Zendaya owns and lives in a $1.4 Million home in Los Angeles, California as of 2017.
  • If not for acting, she would have been a teacher or a basketball player.
  • Zendaya has over 56.6 Million followers on her Instagram account.  
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