Date of Birth: Sep 01, 1996
Birthplace: Oakland, California, USA
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, known simply as Zendaya, is an American actress, singer and dancer. She began performing at an early age with the dance group Future Shock Oakland, the California Shakespeare Theater in Orinda, and as part of her studies at the Oakland School for the Arts and Cal Shakes Summer Conservatory Program. While she was in her early teens, she embarked on her entertainment career, graduating from modeling work for Macys and Old Navy to appearing in the video for Kidz Bops version of Katy Perrys hit single, Hot n Cold. Late in 2009, she auditioned for the Disney Channel series eventually known as Shake It Up, landing the role of Rocky Blue. Several of the songs she performed on the show were released as singles, including 2011s Watch Me, a duet with her co-star Bella Thorne that charted at number 86 on Billboard Hot 100.