Zendaya Biography: From Shake It Up to Euphoria

For all of the Euphoria fans, Zendaya has made her place in hearts. The 23-year-old Zendaya American actress has appeared in numerous TV shows. Her first major appearance was Shake It Up (2013). She is known for her boldness and effortless acting. Recently, she appeared with a septum piercing and surprised fans.

Zendaya was born on 1 September 1996 (age 23 years), Oakland, California, United States. Her full name is Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman. But she is largely known as Zendaya. She is a multi-talented American actress, singer, and dancer. She has provided the voice for different movies.

She started her career as a child actress and backup dancer. She gained prominence in her role as Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up.

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Quick Facts

Full Names              Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman

Parents                    Claire Stoermer, Kazembe Ajamu Coleman

Height                      1.78 m

Zendaya’s Job        Singer, Actor, Model, Voice acting

Educations              Academy of Hawaiian Arts, Oakland School for the Arts

ZODIAC SIGN          Virgo

Early Career

As a child star American actress Zendaya appeared at the California Shakespeare Theater and other theatrical companies near her hometown of Oakland, California. Zendaya has appeared in numerous TV shows and movies. But she managed a huge chunk of her success from Shake It up and Euphoria. The Disney Channel’s television comedy ‘Shake It Up’ has managed international fame for the actress.

Shake It Up

The story of two teen friends who wants to become dancing stars was a major hit with teens. Zendaya and her co-star, Bella Thorne, successfully managed to attract a huge fan following. the songs performed on Shake It Up were hit downloads. “Something to Dance For” is one of those incredible beats.


Currently, Zendaya appears as Rue in the HBO series Euphoria. The show depicts the turbulent adolescent years of creator Sam Levinson. It gained popularity with its graphic depictions of teen drug use and sexuality.

Speaking to The New York Times, Zendaya said, “I’m telling somebody’s story. Just because it’s not happening to you doesn’t mean it’s not happening all the time, every day.”

Zendaya won Best Drama TV Star, for Euphoria, and Best Female Movie Star, for Spider-Man: Far From Home, at the People’s Choice Awards.