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Zendaya Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Zendaya worth? $5 million

How did Zendaya earn his money and wealth?

Zendaya also known as Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman was born on 1 September 1996 in  Oakland, California to Claire Marie and KazembeAjamu (born Samuel David Coleman). Her name Zendaya means “to give thanks” in a Bantu language “Shona” which is native to the Shona people of Zimbabwe Along with receiving the training at the theater’s student conservatory program, she grew up as a performer in part at  California Shakespeare Theater situated in Orinda, California. At the age of 8, she was also associated with a dance group called Future Shock Oakland. While attending  Oakland School for the Arts, she appeared in numerous stage productions including  Once on “This Island”, in which she appeared as  Little Ti Moune at the Berkeley Playhouse and appeared as male character Joe in “Caroline, or Change” at Palo Alto’s TheaterWorks. She also attended the CalShakes Conservatory Program and at the American Conservatory Theater.

At the beginning of her career, Zendaya worked as a fashion model for stores such as Mercy’s and Old Navy. She also appeared in commercials for Sears, featuring Disney actress Selena Gomez and iCarly toys. The music video of the song “Hot n Cold” of Kidz Bop music also featured Zendaya as a performer.

In the year 2009, she was selected for the role of Rocky Blue instead of CeCe Jones for which she auditioned for the sitcom “Shake It Up” which went on to become Disney Channel’s second highest-rated premiere with 6.2 million viewers. Furthermore, Zendaya released her promotional independent single  “Swag It Out” in the year 2011 and the song  “Watch Me,” featuring Bella Thorne which went on to peak at 86 on Billboard Hot 100.

She first appeared in a Disney Channel Original Movie”Frenemies” in the year 2012 and furthereZendaya went on to record “Made In Japan,” “Same Heart”, and “Fashion In Kryptonite” and released as promotional singles before signed to Hollywood Records. In a television commercial for Beats by Dr. Dre Color, she was featured along with rapper Lil Wayne and NBA player LeBron James in “Scream and Shout” by Will.I.Am and Britney Spears. She featured on NBC’s today performing her single “Replay” live and was selected as Elvis Duran’s Artist of the Month in the year 2013. In the same year, she was signed for a new Disney Channel pilot called “K.C. Undercover” as K.C.Cooper.

Then in the year, 2014 Zendaya was cast for a lead role in Disney Channel Original Movie “Zapped” as Zoey Stevens. Zendaya then made her debut in feature films by her role in “Spider-man: Homecoming” as Michelle “MJ” Jones in the year 2016. She then went on to be signed for her next movie “The Greatest Showman”, a musical film featuring stars like Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zac Efron. In this movie, Zendaya’s performance and her chemistry with Zack Efron’scharacter received good and positive responses.

What are the top movies and albums by Zendaya?

  1. The Greatest Showman (2017): 7.7 IMDB ratings
  2. Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) : 7.5 IMDB ratings
  3. Zendaya (2013) : #51 US Billboard 200

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