Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman (; born September 1, 1996) is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a child model and backup dancer, before gaining prominence for her role as Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up (2010–2013).In 2013, Zendaya was a contestant on the sixteenth season of the competition series Dancing with the Stars. From 2015 to 2018, she produced and starred as the titular spy, K.C. Cooper, in the sitcom K.C. Undercover. Her performance as a teenage drug addict in the HBO drama series Euphoria (2019–present) led her to become the youngest winner of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Her film roles include supporting parts in the musical drama The Greatest Showman (2017) and the superhero film Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and its sequel, Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019).Zendaya began her career in music by recording songs independently and releasing the singles "Swag It Out" and "Watch Me" in 2011, the latter a collaboration with Bella Thorne. She signed with Hollywood Records in 2012 and later released her debut single, "Replay", which reached number 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States. In 2013, her self-titled debut studio album debuted at No. 51 on the Billboard 200 chart. "Rewrite the Stars", taken from the soundtrack to The Greatest Showman, was released as a single in 2018. It reached the top twenty of the United Kingdom and Australian national charts and was certified platinum in the United States and the United Kingdom as well as double platinum in Australia.
Zendaya owns a home in Los Angeles. She is a vegetarian. Her interests include singing, dancing, and designing clothes.
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman was born on September 1, 1996, in Oakland, California, to teacher Claire Stoermer and Kazembe Ajamu Coleman. She has five older siblings. Her father is African-American, with roots in Arkansas, while her mother has German and Scottish ancestry. She attended Fruitvale Elementary School, where her mother taught for two decades. Zendaya, whose name derives from the Shona name Tendai, meaning "to give thanks", grew as a performer in part at the nearby California Shakespeare Theater in Orinda, California, where her mother worked summers job as the house manager. She also trained at the theater's student conservatory program.At age eight, Zendaya joined a dance group called Future Shock Oakland which focused on hip-hop and hula dances, and was a member for three years.She studied at the CalShakes Conservatory Program and the American Conservatory Theater. Her other stage credits include William Shakespeare's Richard III, Twelfth Night, and As You Like It.
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