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Model (person) / Television Actress / Film Actress / Voice Actress | * 09/01/1996 (25) | Oakland, California (United States of America (USA))
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman ( zən-DAY-ə; born September 1, 1996) is an American actress and singer. She has received various accolades, including a Primetime Emmy Award. Time magazine named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world on its annual list in 2022. Born and raised in Oakland, California, Zendaya began her career as a child model and backup dancer. She made her television debut as Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up (2010–2013) and starred as the titular character in the sitcom K.C. Undercover (2015–2018), for the channel. Her feature film debut came in 2017 with the superhero film Spider-Man: Homecoming, which she went on to star in its sequels. Zendaya's role as Rue Bennett, a struggling drug addicted teenager, in the HBO teen drama series Euphoria (2019–present) made her the youngest recipient of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Her film roles include the musical drama ()
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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".Late in 2009, she auditioned for the Disney Channel series eventually known as "Shake It Up!", landing the role of Rocky Blue. Several of the songs she performed on the show were released as singles, including 2011's "Watch Me," a duet with her co-star Bella Thorne that charted at number 86 on the Billboard Hot 100. That year, she also released the single "Swag It Out". Zendaya parlayed her "Shake It Up!" success into a role in the 2012 Disney Channel original movie Frenemies alongside Thorne, and hosting Make Your Mark: The Ultimate Dance Off 2011. That year, more of Zendaya's songs were featured on the second season of "Shake It Up!" and the soundtrack Shake It Up: Live 2 Dance. After signing a deal with Disney imprint Hollywood Records, she began work on her first solo album.Early in 2013, Zendaya was cast on the sixteenth season of ABC's "Dancing with the Stars", becoming the show's youngest contestant at 16 and placing runner-up. That July, "Shake It Up!" concluded, and in the following months, the book Between U and Me and her debut album Zendaya arrived. The album's lead single "Replay" was released on July 16, 2013, reached number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 18 in New Zealand, and was certified platinum by the RIAA on January 30, 2014. The self-titled debut album was released on September 17 and peaked at #51 on the Billboard 200. In 2017, Zendaya played Michelle 'MJ' Jones in Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Most frequent genres for this person: Kids & Family | Comedies | Drama

Known for these Movies & Shows

Spider-Man: Far From Home


2019 | 3.8/5 | 2h 9min
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The Greatest Showman


2017 | 4.0/5 | 1h 45min
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Spider-Man: Homecoming


2017 | 3.7/5 | 2h 13min
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Awards & Nominations for Zendaya

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Black Reel Award for Outstanding Actress, Drama Series 3x Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Female TV Star Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Zendaya as Actress(28)

as Chani2023 Dune: Part Two
as Tashi2022 Challengers
as Michelle "MJ" Jones2021 Spider-Man: No Way Home
as Lola Bunny (voice)2021 30 for 30: The Bunny & the GOAT
as Lola Bunny (voice)2021 Space Jam: A New Legacy
as Chani2021 Dune
as Marie2021 Malcolm & Marie
as Anita Hemmings2021 A White Lie
as Michelle "MJ" Jones2021 Untitled Spider-Man 3
as Herself (archive footage)2020 420 Awards - 2nd Annual Event
as Michelle "MJ" Jones2019 Spider-Man: Far From Home
as Meechee (voice)2018 Smallfoot
as Chi (voice)2018 Duck Duck Goose
as Anne Wheeler2017 The Greatest Showman
as Michelle "MJ" Jones2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming
as Zoey Stevens2014 Zapped
as Lollipop (voice)2013 Super Buddies
as Halley Brandon2012 Frenemies
as Fern (voice)2011 Pixie Hollow Games

TV Shows/Series with Zendaya as Actress(10)

as Rue Bennett2019 Euphoria
as Fola2016 The OA
as Katrina Charlotte Coretta Scott King 'K.C.' Cooper2015 K.C. Undercover
as Sequoia Jones2011 A.N.T. Farm
as Rocky Blue2010 Shake It Up

Movies with Zendaya as Crew(3)

Production/Producer2022 Challengers
Production/Executive Producer2021 Malcolm & Marie
Production/Producer2021 Malcolm & Marie

TV Shows/Series with Zendaya as Crew(3)

Production/Executive Producer2019 Euphoria
Production/Co-Executive Producer2015 K.C. Undercover
Sound/Theme Song Performance2015 K.C. Undercover

Additional Information

Full Name: Zendaya Maree Coleman
Born: Sunday, 09/01 1996 (September) in Oakland, California (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 25 years + 302 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Oakland School for the Arts, American Conservatory Theater, Oak Park High School
Represented by: Creative Artists Agency
Record Label: Hollywood Records, Republic Records
Other names for Zendaya (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Zendaya Coleman"
"Зендея Мари Колеман"
"Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman"
Zendaya frequently works together with these people:
Stan Lee (7x, Crew)
Denis Villeneuve (7x, Crew)
Tony Revolori (7x, Actor)
Derek Savage (6x, Crew)
Angourie Rice (5x, Actress)
Mark A. Mangini (5x, Crew)
Amy Pascal (5x, Crew)
LeBron James (5x, Actor)
Rachel O'Connor (5x, Crew)
Jon Watts (5x, Crew)
Donald Mowat (5x, Crew)
Sam Levinson (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:751, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/23/2022