Who is Zendaya?
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman was born in 1996. She is a famous American actress and singer most famous for the roles she has played on The Disney Channel. Zendaya began her career as a child model and backup dancer before she sky rocketed with her role as Rocky Blue on the sitcom, 'Shake It Up'. 'Shake It Up' was aired on the Disney channel from 2010 to 2013. She also appeared on the Disney Sitcom, K.C. Undercover. She made her debut in films starring as Michelle "MJ" Jones in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' and also in the musical drama film, 'The Greatest Showman'.
Zendaya initially recorded songs independently and released the singles 'Swag It Out' and 'Watch Me' in 2011. Her debut single, 'Replay,' reached number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States. Zendaya's self-titled debut studio album debuted at number 51 on the Billboard 200 chart in 2013.
Zendaya was born in Oakland, California, and she's the only child of parents, Claire Marie (Stoermer) and Kazembe Ajamu, but she has five older half-siblings on her father's side of the family.
Zendaya has stated that her name means "to give thanks" in Shona, a Bantu language native to the Shona people of Zimbabwe. Zendaya appeared in numerous stage productions while she was attending Oakland School for the Arts.
Zendaya spent three years of dancing in a dance group called 'Future Shock Oakland' beginning at the age of eight. The group peformed hip hop and hula dances.
She studied at the CalShakes Conservatory Program and at the American Conservatory Theater. Her interests include singing, dancing, and designing clothes. She is also a vegetarian. Zendaya currently lives in Los Angeles, California.
Recently, at the Vanity Fair Party of the 2018 Oscars, Zendaya was seen sitting next to Tom Holland. Despite the fact that Zendaya and Tom Holland have both repeatedly denied that they are dating, the rumor mill keeps churning. The 21-year-old 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' stars met on set in 2016 are reportedly dating in secret, and have been for just about a year. Seeing them together at the Vanity Fair Party only just confirmed the rumors!
Early in her career, Zendaya began working as a fashion model for Macy's, Mervyns and Old Navy. She was featured in an 'iCarly' toys ad. She also appeared as a back-up dancer in a Sears commercial, featuring Disney's Actress Selena Gomez.
In 2009, she was appeared as a performer in the Kidz Bop music video for its cover of the song 'Hot n Cold,' which was released on Kidz Bop 15. She was selected as Rocky Blue in 'Shake It Up' in 2009.
In 2011 Zendaya released 'Swag It Out,' a promotional independent single. She also starred in the book trailer for 'From Bad To Cursed' by Katie Alender and in the same year, she released 'Watch Me, which peaked at 86 on the Billboard Hot 100. The second season of Shake It Up premiered on September 18, 2011 and June 5, 2011, Shake It Up had a crossover episode of 'Good Luck Charlie.'
She also hosted 'Make Your Mark: Ultimate Dance Off 2011.'
She made her debut in films in 2012 with the film, 'Frenemies' and in September of 2012, she signed to Hollywood Records. In February 2013, Zendaya was announced as one of the celebrities that would compete on season 16 of Dancing with the Stars and at the age of 16, she was the youngest contestant ever to participate on the show. Her self-titled debut album was released on September 17, 2013.
In November 2013, Zendaya was picked as Elvis Duran's Artist of the Month and was featured on NBC's Today, where she performed live her single 'Replay.'
In 2014, Zendaya was cast as 16-year-old Zoey Stevens, the lead character in the Disney Channel Original Movie 'Zapped'. In late 2013, she was cast as the lead in a new Disney Channel pilot called 'Super Awesome Katy' which was ordered to series by Disney Channel in May 2014, with the series now under the title 'K.C. Undercover.'
In 2016, Zendaya made her feature film debut as Michelle "MJ" Jones in 'Spider-Man: Homecoming,' which was released in July 2017. Later in December 2017, Zendaya co-starred in the musical film 'The Greatest Showman'. Although the film received mixed reviews from critics, it was a commercial success and Zendaya's performance, as well as her chemistry with Zac Efron, was particularly praised.
Zendaya is also an Ambassador for Convoy of Hope. Zendaya recorded John Legend's 'All of Me 'with a portion of the proceeds going to Convoy of Hope. In August 6, 2013, Zendaya released her debut book, 'Between U and Me: How to Rock Your Tween Years with Style and Confidence.'
In 2013 Zendaya started work on a clothing line, inspired by the clothes she wore on 'Shake It Up.' Her line of clothing was called 'The Shake It Up Dance Clothing Line' by Zendaya. The collection features fun clothes for active girls, legwarmers, shorts, jackets, headbands and athletic apparel and accessories. In 2014, Zendaya was a guest judge on an episode of 'Project Runway: Under the Gunn.'
Net worth of Tom Holland's girlfriend
The net worth of Zendaya is estimated to be around $5 million dollars.