Zendaya Net Worth
Zendaya is an American actress, singer, dancer and producer. She has approximately $20 million in net worth. Zendaya started out as a child actor on Disney shows before transitioning into a movie star and a successful entrepreneur. Zendaya began her career as a model featuring in ads for Macy’s, Old Navy and “iCarly”-related merchandise.
Zendaya Coleman was born Zendaya Maree Stoemer Coleman on 1st September, 1996 in Oakland, California. She was born to Claire Stoermer (Scottish and German ancestry) and Kazembe Ajamu Coleman (African-American). Zendaya is the youngest of six children. She attended Fruitvale Elementary School where her mother taught.
At the age of six, she featured in a play for Black History Month before later performing in productions at the California Shakespeare Theatre. Her mother worked there as the house manager during summers and Zendaya assisted with seating audience as well as sell fundraising tickets. She was perhaps inspired to pursue acting as a result of her time at the theatre.
At the age of 8, she became part of the hip-hop dance troupe known as Future Shock Oakland as well as perform the hula dancing with The Academy of Hawaiian Arts. While at Oakland School for the Arts, she featured in several local theatrical productions including “Once on This Island”, and “Caroline or Change” at Theatre Works.
While studying acting at the American Conservatory Theatre and the CalShakes Conservatory program, she featured in several Shakespeare plays such as “Richard III”, “Twelfth Night” and “As You Like It”. During her seventh grade, the family relocated to Los Angeles. She graduated from Oak Park High School in 2015.
Zendaya starred as Rocky Blue in 2010 on the series, “Shake It Up” which got 6.2 million viewers when it premiered. It goes down as the Disney Channel’s second highest-rated premiere since the network was launched in 1983. Coleman released the promotional single “Swag It Out” in 2011 as well as perform “Watch Me” with “Shake It Up” co-star Bella Thorne.
That same year saw her host the Disney Channel’s “Make Your Mark: Ultimate Dance Off 2011” as well as voiced Fern in “Pixie Hollow Games”. Between 2012 and 2019, Zenday starred/guest starred several commercial successes including “Frenemies”, “A.N.T. Farm”, “Super Buddies”, “Black-ish”, “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, “The Greatest Showman”.
Spider-Man: Homecoming grossed 4880.2 million whiles The Greatest Showman grossed $435 million. Her album, Zendaya made it number 51 on the “Billboard” 200 chart. The 2019’s “Spider-Man: Far From Home” was even more successful raking in a jaw-dropping $1.132 billion at the box office.
The media was awash in 2017 with rumors about Zendaya’s romantic affair with “Spider Man” co-star Tom Holland. Coleman and Holland after denying the rumors for years were caught kissing in Tom’s car in Los Angeles in 2021. The rumor mill also had it that Zendaya was romantically involved with Jacob Elordi and NFL player Odell Beckham Jr.
Zendaya is a vegetarian. She is reported to have said, “My main reason for being a vegetarian is that I’m an animal lover -definitely not because I love vegetables”. She is a committed supporter of charity. She has supported charities such as the American Heart Association, DonorsChoose.org, Toys for Tots, Donate Mt Dress as well as Friends for Change.