Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman (Pronounced as zen-DAY-uh and not zen-DIE-uh)
Daya, Z, Zen, Boo, Rocky
Oakland, California, USA
As a part of her education, she has attended Oakland School for the Arts in Oakland, California.
Singer, actress, dancer
- Father – Kazembe Ajamu Coleman
- Mother – Claire Stoermer (Worked as house manager at California Shakespeare Theater)
- Siblings – Zendaya has 3 sisters and 2 brothers.
Her father, Kazembe Ajamu Coleman is her manager.
Hollywood, Republic Records
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
59 kg or 130 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Zendaya dated –
- Adam Irigoyen (2011) – Shake It Up co-star, Adam dated Zendaya in 2011. They first met on the set of Shake It Up and commenced dating in September 2011.
- Leo Howard (2013) – Actor Leo Howard dated the singer in 2013 when they also met on the set of Shake It Up. Leo did a recurring role in the third season of this sitcom as Logan Hunter. Their dating relationship period is believed to be from March 17, 2013, up to April 28, 2013. They are just good friends now.
- Trevor Jackson (2013) – Actor, singer Trevor was RUMORed to be dating Zendaya in the summer of 2013. She was featured in Trevor Jackson’s music video “Like We Grown.” On June 2, 2013, the pair was spotted in Los Angeles taking a golf lesson.
- Spencer Boldman (2014) – She was RUMORed to be dating actor Spencer Boldman briefly around July-August 2014.
- Odell Beckham Jr. (2016) – In 2016, American football player, Odell Beckham Jr. and Zendaya were RUMORed to have had an encounter.
Race / Ethnicity
She has African American ancestry on her father’s side and Caucasian American ancestry on her mother’s side.
- Towering height
- Mixed ethnicity
Coleman has appeared in iCarly toys commercial. You can see her as a backup dancer in Sears TV commercial, featuring Selena Gomez.
Zendaya worked a fashion model before and advertised for Mervyns, Macy’s and Old Navy.
She is speculated to be a Christian.
Best Known For
Her performance on sitcom Shake It Up as Rocky Blue.
Zendaya released her debut studio album titled Zendaya in September 2013.
She voiced the role of Fern in the TV special broadcast of 30 minutes titled Pixie Hollow Games in 2011.
First TV Show
From 2010 to 2013, she had a lead role in the American sitcom Shake It Up for her role as Rocky Blue.
She does not have a personal trainer. But, she has been seen in her workout clothes, sweatpants outside. Zendaya must be taking proper care of her diet too.
Zendaya Coleman Favorite Things
- Singer – Michael Jackson
- Actor – Johnny Depp
- TV Show – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999-)
- Book – So B. It (By Sarah Weeks in 2004)
Zendaya Coleman Facts
- Zendaya means to give thanks in Shona, which is a Bantu language native to Shona people of Zimbabwe.
- She has worked as a fashion model before. That is how she gave a kick start to her career.
- On August 6, 2013, Zendaya launched her first book entitled Between U and Me: How to Rock Your Tween Years with Style and Confidence.
- She is a good dancer and served as a member for three years in the dance group Future Shock Oakland.
- Dancing, singing, and clothes designing include her interests.
- She had a dog of Giant Schnauzer breed, named “Midnight” which passed away in late 2015. Zendaya then got a dog named “Noon”.
- She signed a deal with Hollywood Records in 2012.
- She had performed dances like Hula and hip hop when she was with dance group Future Shock Oakland.
- She finished second in the season 16 of reality TV show Dancing with the Stars in 2013.
- Visit her official website @ zendaya.com.
- Follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Google+ VEVO, YouTube, iTunes, and Tumblr.