Zendaya | Early Life, Acting & Music Career & Latest Tea


Zendaya is one of the biggest and freshest names in Hollywood right now. Getting her start on the Disney Channel, she obviously resonated quite well with colleagues and audiences across the word which landed her roles in big-budget films, The Greatest Showman and Spiderman: Homecoming.

Early Life

Zendaya Coleman was born on September 1st, 1996, in Oakland, California. This attractive Virgo was drawn to the world of acting as soon as she started walking. As a kid, Zendaya played different roles at the California Shakespeare Theater in her hometown.

She continued acting during high school and college. Meanwhile, she managed to achieve success as a model, appearing on Macy’s and Old Navy ads.


At the age of 14, Zendaya got her first TV contract. She co-starred with Bella Thorne in the comedy series Shake It Up which was quite the hit on Disney Channel.

She also lent her voice acting skills for the animated TV movie Pixie Hollow Games in 2011. She played a lot of small roles on popular shows including A.N.T. Farm and Good Luck Charlie.

In 2013, Zendaya decided to enter the popular TV dance competition Dancing with the Stars where she got paired with Val Chmerkovskiy.

Her greatest achievements as an actress include appearances in K.C. Undercover, Spider-Man: Homecoming, and The Greatest Showman. Currently, you can see her as Rue in the popular HBO TV show Euphoria.

At the same time, Zendaya worked on her career in the music industry. She signed a contract with Hollywood Records in 2012. The self-titled debut album came out in 2013.

Zendaya Relationships: Who Has She Dated?

There is current speculation that Zendaya and Spiderman co-star Tom Holland may be more than friends, but nothing is confirmed.

Zendaya has been in a relationship with:

Odell Beckham Jr. (2016)
Trevor Jackson (2012 – 2016)

In the News

Zendaya’s appearances in the headlines always bring a bit of laughter with them. Recently Zendaya made headlines for her responses to a troll in Jimmy Kimmel’s Celebrity Mean Tweets. The news outlets also reported her stunning appearance at this year’s Emmys.

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