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Zendaya Age, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Family and More

Zendaya (2016)

Who is Zendaya?

Zendaya is an American actress, singer and writer, who is best known for her role on the Disney Channel sitcom ‘Shake It Up’, ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’, Spider-Man: Far From Home’ and ‘The Greatest Showman’. She is also a singer known for the hit songs “Watch Me” from “Shake It Up”.

Born on 1st September 1996, Zendaya was raised in her hometown Oakland, California, United States.

The young star became an all-time sensation after becoming the youngest winner of an Emmy in the category Best Actress in a Drama Series in 2020 for her role as Rue on the HBO series Euphoria (2019 – Preset). Besides acting, singing and dancing, Zendaya has written a book “Between U and Me: How to Rock Your Tween Years with Style and Confidence”, published in August 2013.

Childhood – Family

Zendaya was born as the daughter of Claire Stoermer and Kazembe Ajamu Coleman. She is the only child of her mother and has five older half-siblings on her father’s side.

The name “Zendaya’ is derived from the language Shona, which means “to give thanks”.

According to IMDb, she attended Oakland School for the Arts and had to leave, to move to LA when she got the role of “Rocky Blue” on Shake It Up. “I definitely want to go to college. I think I’d rather wait because careers go any kind of way. So, I’d rather keep going while I can and hopefully make enough money to buy the college I want to go to,” she joked about her plans to go to college.

Real Name/Full NameZendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman
Age 24 years old (2021)
Date of Birth 1st September 1996
Profession Actress
High School Oakland School for the Arts
College No attended
Hometown Oakland, California, United States
Ethnicity Mixed (African-American, German, Irish, English)
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Debut SingleSwag It Out
Debut FilmSpider-Man: Homecoming
Parents | Siblings  
Father Kazembe Ajamu Coleman
Mother Claire Stoermer
BrothersJulien and Austin Stoermer Coleman
SistersKatianna, Kaylee and AnnaBella Stoermer Coleman
Birthday | Zodiac Sign | More  
Birthday 1 September
Birth Year 1996
Birth Place Oakland, California, United States
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Career – Works

Zendaya started her professional career working as a fashion model for Macy’s, Mervyns, and Old Navy. She has appeared as a performer in different songs, including ‘Bad Blood’ and “Hot n Cold”.

In 2011, her single “Watch Me” from “Shake It Up” peaked at 86 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Her journey from a Disney Channel star to becoming a well-known actress is pretty famous in the Hollywood world. On September 2, 2012, Zendaya signed to Hollywood Records and made her feature film debut as Michelle in the superhero film Spider-Man: Homecoming. 

Body Measurements

According to her date of birth, Zendaya is 24 years old in 2021. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

With a body measurement of 34-25-34 inches, she currently weighs 59 kilograms or 130 pounds, and she stands at the height of approximately 5 feet and 10 inches or 178 centimeters. Having hazel hair and dark brown eyes make her more attractive for modeling and brand endorsement.

She has been a vegetarian since childhood. However, there are vegetarian meals in her veggie diet.

Weight | Height | Body Measurements 
Weight 59 Kg in Kilograms
130 lbs in Pounds
Height5' 10" in feet and inches
178 cm in centimeters
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Bra Size 34B
Dress Size 4 (US)
Shoe Size 8 (US)
Bust - Waist - Hips 34-25-34 inches (86-64-86 cm)
Sexual Orientation Straight

Zendaya Net Worth

Since she entered the music and entertainment industry, Zendaya has probably made millions of dollars. With being a co-producer of “K.C. Undercover” and having a busy acting and music career, Zendaya has an estimated net worth of a whopping $15 million USD.

Forbes lists her among 30 Under 30 in the Hollywood & Entertainment category as of 2016.

Net Worth: 2019 – 2021  
Income SourceMusic, Acting
Net Worth in 2019$5 million
Net Worth in 2020$15 million
Net Worth in 2021To Be Updated

Dating Life – Boyfriend

Ex-BoyfriendsRelationship Duration
Trevor Jackson
2012 (Rumored)
Odell Beckham Jr.2016 (Rumored)
Tom Holland2017 (Rumored)
Jacob ElordiAugust 2019 – September 2020

“How does the star even have the time to date with a busy life?”

Zendaya has kept her personal life pretty personal. She has been rumored to have dated many. However, when asked, she has either described it as a close relationship or best friend. In 2017, Zendaya told in an interview with Vogue that she has a four-year secret boyfriend.

Who is Zendaya Dating in 2021?

Zendaya is rumored to have been dating her Euphoria costar Jacob Elordi since 2019. They were seen posing together at the “Euphoria” red carpet premiere. They were also seen vacationing in Greece together in August 2019. US Weekly reported that they were seen on a movie date.

However, Elordi revealed that Zendaya is “like my sister”. She also called Elordi her “best friend”. Their romance became official in February 2020 after they were seen kissing around NYC. But they ended their relationship after Elordi was seen holding hands with Kaia Gerber in September 2020.

As of 2021, she is living a single life.

New BoyfriendUnknown
Marital StatusN/A

10 Facts Only Zendaya Fans Know

  1. Before becoming a Disney star, she was a backup dancer for Selena Gomez in a Sears Commercial
  2. She revealed if she had a day off, she would surely watch the “Harry Potter” series
  3. She was born with one less tooth on the bottom of her mouth
  4. Inspired by his mother, she would be a teacher if she didn’t become an actress
  5. In a 2017 interview with “Good Morning America”, she revealed her favorite Marvel character is Spider-Man because he is a real person and can relate to us
  6. She has sung songs for Hollywood movies and cartoon, including “The Greatest Showman” and “Smallfoot”
  7. She denied playing the role of Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse, feeling the role wasn’t a big enough
  8. She also screen-tested for the role of Alita in Alita: Battle Angel (2019)
  9. Her favorite singer is Michael Jackson
  10. In an interview with Vogue, she revealed that she is an introverted person

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I write blogs about hot celebrities and sportspeople. My blogs have received starred reviews on Heavy and other several celeb websites. I live in the Rocky Mountains of North America. Before I started writing about favorite celebrities, I spent 2-3 years writing news on trending and hot celebrities.

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