Facts about Zendaya Coleman

Zendaya Coleman is 24 years old
Best known as: Rocky Blue of TV's Shake It Up

     

     

Zendaya Coleman Biography

Name at birth: Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman

Zendaya is a singer and actress from California who broke out in 2010 as Rocky Blue in the Disney Channel series Shake It Up.

Raised around the theater — her mom worked for the California Shakespeare Theater in Oakland — Zendaya was beginning a modeling career when she was cast with Bella Thorne to co-star as high school friends trying to become professional dancers.

The show lasted three seasons, during which Zendaya launched her career as a singer.

By the end of the show, she’d released her first album and had a hit single with “Replay.”

She also appeared in the 16th season of Dancing With the Stars (2013), the youngest contestant in the show’s history; she finished second.

While her music career continued in spurts, Zendaya appeared in feature films and TV series, including the Marvel movies Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), the Hugh Jackman musical The Greatest Showman (2017), and the series Euphoria (2019).


     

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