Who Is Zendaya and Who Are Her Parents, Siblings and Family Members?

The fast-rising star simply known as Zendaya has won the hearts of her many fans with her exceptional dancing and acting prowess. Since her appearance in the American sitcom Shake It Up, she has continued to garner much fame, thus, racking up some awards including Teen Choice Awards and a few Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Awards among others. Learn more about her bio, age, family, boyfriend, and other interesting facts below.

Who is Zendaya and How Old is She? 

The gorgeous Zendaya is a multi-talented American actress, model, and singer. She came into the limelight following her appearance on the American sitcom titled Shake It Up from 2010 to 2013. She has starred in several movies as well as television series including K.C Undercover for which she won a Nickelodeon’s Kids Choice Award for her impressive performance. Additionally, Zendaya has received several other award nominations and has won some for herself.

Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman was born in Oakland, California on September 1, 1996. She is of African-American and German-Scottish ethnic descent; she equally holds an American nationality. Growing up, Zendaya attended Oakland School for the Arts at the California Shakespeare Theatre where her mum was working as the house manager at the time. There, she participated in several dramas and theatre displays. Similarly, at eight, Zendaya joined a dance group called Future Shock Oakland. The group organized several dance shows including hip-hop as well as hula dance. Later on, Zendaya went on to attend the CalShakes Conservatory Program at the American Conservatory Theatre. There, she also featured in several drama shows including the Shakespeare’s Richard III, As You Like It and Twelfth Night.

Her Career Achievements

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The multi-talented star Zendaya first started her professional career as a fashion model, working for popular American companies including Old Navy, Mervyns, and Macy’s etc. Later on, she started appearing in adverts and TV commercials. Alongside Selena Gomez, she featured in the Sears commercial as well as iCarly toys ad. She was featured as a dancer on the Kidz Bop music video for the song Hot n Cold in 2009. She also performed at the 2009 Teen Music Festival after which she was signed to a record label called Hollywood Records. Zendaya featured in Michael Jackson’s Leave Me Alone as well as the American sitcom Shake It Up from 2010 to 2013. She also started her music career in 2011, releasing her first singles Watch Me and Swag It Out.

Furthermore, Zendaya made her first film appearance in 2012, starring as Halley Brandon in series titled Frenemies. After which she released her promotional single titled Live 2 Dance the same year. The following year, Zendaya starred in the dance competition show Dancing with the Stars in 2013 after which she released her hit single titled Replay. Additionally, she released her eponymous debut album in the same year after which she was honoured with an Elvin Duran’s Artist of the Month Award. She also made a guest appearance on NBC Today show where she put up a live performance of her song Replay.

Zendaya has starred alongside top stars such as Zac Efron, Michelle Williams and has appeared in top movies including Super Buddies; Spider-Man: Homecoming, The Greatest Snowman, Duck Duck Goose and the feature film titled Spider-Man: Far From Home. The actress has also appeared on other television series including A.N.T Farm, Black-ish, and Walk the Prank, among others. She has collaborated with several artists including Lil Wayne, Britney Spears, Chris Brown, Timbaland, and John Legend etc.

Meet Her Parents, Siblings, and Boyfriend

Zendaya with her Tom Holland

The actress is the only child of her father Kazembe Ajamu Coleman and his wife Claire Marie. Her father has an African-American origin while her mother is of German-Scottish ancestry. Her parents didn’t get married until 2008 when Zendaya was twelve years old. However, after eight years of blissful marriage, her parents went their separate ways in August 2016. Her father played a significant role in making her dream of becoming an actress come through. Although there were challenges, courtesy of her mixed ethnicity, she’s able to surpass them all with her exceptional prowess in entertainment.

Meanwhile, Zendaya isn’t the only child of her father as he has five other offsprings from his previous relationships. They include three sisters – Annabella, Katianna, and Kaylee, all sisters and two brothers – Julien and Austin Stoermer Coleman. In addition, she also has eight nephews and nieces.

When it comes to her private life, the amazing actress enjoys keeping things under wraps, thus, making it difficult to ascertain if she has a boyfriend or not. Nevertheless, she has been romantically linked to some of her co-stars including Adam Irigoyen, Trevor Jackson, Spencer Boldman, as well as the NFL player Odell Beckham Jr. Just recently, Zendaya was rumoured to be in a relationship with the Spider-Man star named Tom Holland. Apparently, they were mere speculations and has not been confirmed by either of the two parties. We will surely keep you posted when we have verified information concerning her relationships.

How Tall Is She?

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Zendaya is a very beautiful lady with a superb personality. The amazing star is very tall, standing at 5 feet 10 inches, which is above the average height for American women (5 feet 5 inches). In addition, she has a bodyweight of 59 kg (130 lbs) and perfect body measurements (breast-waist-hips size) of 34-25-34 inches. She wears a dress size of 4 (US) and a shoe of size 7 (US).

Also, it might interest you to know that Zendaya is a vegan and has attributed her secret to maintaining her athletic figure to vegan diets.

Amara Onuh
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Amara is a personal finance and entertainment writer and journalist by trade with several years of experience covering businesses, CEOs, and celebrity profiles. She has worked as a full-time writer since 2015, and while she finds almost all the topics she writes about interesting, her favourite subjects are personal finance, business, entertainment, celebrities, and travel. Other than writing, she either spends most of her time reading Christian books or keeping up with the latest international news


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