Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, known simply as Zendaya, is an American actress, singer and dancer. She began performing at an early age with the dance group Future Shock Oakland, the California Shakespeare Theater in Orinda, and as part of her studies at the Oakland School for the Arts and Cal Shakes Summer Conservatory Program.
While she was in her early teens, she embarked on her entertainment career, graduating from modeling work for Macy’s and Old Navy to appearing in the video for Kidz Bop’s version of Katy Perry’s hit single, “Hot N Cold”. She became known for starring as Rocky Blue on Disney’s Shake It Up. she began starring as the character Rue on the HBO series Euphoria and the role earned her an Emmy award in 2020.
She was born Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman in Oakland, California to Kazembe Ajamu Coleman and Claire Stoermer. She has three sisters and two brothers.
She dated her Euphoria co-star Jacob Elordi from 2019 to 2020. She later began dating her Spider-Man: Homecoming co-star Tom Holland.
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