Zendaya Coleman Early life, Career, Zendaya’s book, Fashion,Dating

Published Date   24th Dec. 2017, 15:40 pm  Update Date: January 14th, 2019  03:58 pm
Zendaya Coleman Early life, Career, Zendaya’s book, Fashion,Dating
Quick Info
Birth Name: Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $5 million

Zendaya Coleman is popularly known as an actress, singer, and dancer. She is best known for her role ‘Rocky Blue’ on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up.
She recently portrayed the character Michelle Jones in Spiderman-The Homecoming(2017).


Zendaya Coleman, born on September 1, 1996, in Oakland, California, holds an American nationality. Her birth sign is Virgo. She is the only a daughter of Kazembe Ajamu Coleman and her mother, Claire Stoermer.She is more beautiful with her sweet voice. She is a tall lady with height 1.78 meters. She has got many siblings. Currently, she is 21 years old. She is working professionally as an American singer, actress, and dancer.

Early life and education

She was born in Oakland, California. She is the single child of her father Kazembe Ajamu Coleman and her mother, Claire Stoermer. She grew up in the Oakland, California with her parents.

Zendaya Coleman, grew up with her five siblings from her father’s side named Kaylee Stoermer Coleman, Austin Stoermer Coleman, Annabella Stoermer Coleman, Katianna Stoermer Coleman and Julien Stoermer Coleman.

Her mother worked at the theater’s student conservatory program, and she grew as a performer in the same place. During her early age, she appeared in many stage productions at Oakland School for the Arts.

She had spent three years in a dance group named Future Shock Oakland. When she was eight years old, she performed hip-hop and hula dance with her team.

She attended Calshakes Conservatory Program. Later, she also studied at the American Conservatory Theater.

Career and net worth

Zendaya Coleman pursued her career as a fashion model for Macy’s, Mervyns and Old Navy. During her early age, she has featured in an iCarly toys ad.

After that, she has made her debut in dancing field. She is really a fabulous dancer. She was engaged as a backup dancer in a Sears commercial. For this, she was featuring Disney’s Actress Selena Gomez.

Later, she featured on the cover of the song ‘Hot n Cold’ in the Kidz Bop music video in 2009. It was released on Kidz Bop 15.

In November 2009, she performed the role of CeCe Jones in the audition. This is for joining the cast of Dance Dance Chicago.

In 2010, she performed the audition in Leave Me Alone. This was viewed by more than 6.2 million times and became the second highest rated premiere in Disney Channel’s history of 27 years.

She appeared with ‘Swag It Out’ and ‘Watch Me’ in 2011. After that, she turned to a movie role. She performed a role in Frenemies- a Disney Channel Original Movie in 2012. She has appeared in the film ‘Something to Dance For’ which was released on February 29, 2012.

Her recorded songs for the soundtrack includes ‘Made In Japan,’ ‘Same Heart’ and ‘Fashion In Kryptonite’. After that, she signed to Hollywood Records on September 2, 2012.

Zendaya has a net worth of $5 million. She has portrayed the lead character of 16-year-old Zoey Stevens,in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Zapped.

In late 2013, Zendaya again got the lead character in a new Disney series Super Awesome Katy which then converted into the title K.C. Undercover, with Zendaya’s character named as K.C. Cooper. The show premiered on January 18, 2015 on Disney Channel. She also finalized a joint venture between Republican records and Hollywood in 2014.

She starred in Spiderman-the Homecoming (2017) portraying the role of Michelle Jones. She was finalized for the role and started working from 2016.

Zendaya’s Book

Her book title ‘Between U and Me: How to Rock Your Tween Years with Style and Confidence’ was released on August 6, 2013.

Between U and Me by Zendaya

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Talking about fashion wear, she is more conscious of it. She worked on a clothing line in 2013. She was highly inspired by her clothes on Shake It Up, the Shake It Up Dance Clothing Line by Zendaya. She has featured for the collection of dresses for girls, shorts, jackets, legwarmers, headbands, athletic apparel and others.

Rocky (Zendaya) and Cece(Bella Thorne) style in Shake it up
Rocky (Zendaya) and Cece(Bella Thorne) style in Shake it up

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Singer Zendaya Coleman became a guest judge on an episode project Runway: Under the Gunn in 2014. The designers have to face the challenge of creating an outfit for Zendaya in this episode. So that, she can wear the dress in an upcoming concert performance. Also, she became a guest judge on Project Runway season 15 in 2016.

Personal life

She is a 21 years old, unmarried lady. She is interested in dance, singing songs and designing clothes since her early life.

She also loves pets. When she was a child, she had a dog named Midnight. Midnight died in 2015. In the same year, her ex-boyfriend gave her a new dog name Moonlight as a gift.

Vegetarian Zendaya is currently living in Los Angeles, California. She has owned a house with $1.4 million in California. She has claimed herself as a feminist.

Who is Zendaya Coleman dating? Was she in relationship with Trevor Jackson?

Zendaya had a short relationship/dating with Odell Beckham Jr. which lasted only for couple of months.

Zendaya had also once spoken out about her protective father to Marie Claire, “If a guy can handle my father the first time, then he’s worth giving my time to. If he can’t, then I might as well not waste my time. Just because they’re in the NFL doesn’t mean they can get a pass.”

The KC Undercover star, however revealed in her app in January 2017 that she had a bad break up as she shared tips to get over a failed romance.

This is what she said,” Y’all know I’m not shy about telling you I went through a bad breakup last year,’ Zendaya wrote. ‘I’m hell got over that but trust, it wasn’t easy. Here’s how I got through it…”

“I forced myself to have a lot more fun. I tried new things – going out and just doing more stuff. A healthy relationship does not mean you need to be with that person 24/7.’

‘I got rid of old text messages, pictures and their clothing I still had. You don’t hang on to old Band-Aids. Throw that in the trash!’

She, however didn’t reveal the name of her boyfriend. We can just assume him to be, actor and singer-songwriter Trevor Jackson. She was very close to him and often referred him as her best pal.

Zendaya with besty Trevor Jackson
Zendaya with besty Trevor Jackson

Picture credit: Daily Mail

It is rumored that she is dating Tom Holland after working together in the Spiderman-The Homecoming movie.

Awards and Achievements

Singer Zendaya Coleman got awarded with Young Artist Award for her outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series in 2011. She was also awarded Young Artist Award for the Best Performance in a TV Series ‘Leading Young Actress.’

In 2012, she received two awards such as Young Artist Awards for Young Ensemble in a TV Series and NAACP Image Awards for her performance in a Youth/Children’s series.

In 2013, she was honored with Young Artist Awards again and Radio Disney Music Awards. Similarly, she won Teen Choice Awards and Radio Disney Music Awards in 2014, 2015 and 2016. She also won Kids Choice Awards for the favorite female TV star- Kids show in 2016.

Recently, she won Teen Choice Awards for the Choice TV Actress: Comedy, Choice Summer Movie Actress and Choice Style Icon in 2017.

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