Happy Birthday Zendaya Coleman
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman or simply Zendaya was born on September 1, 1996 in Oakland, California to father Kazembe and mother Claire Stoermer. Zendaya grew as a part of the nearby California Shakespeare Theater in Orinda, where her mother worked as the house manager, and additionally trained with the theater’s student conservatory program.She studied her craft at the Cal Shakes Conservatory Program and at the American Conservatory Theater.
Zendaya possess a Giant Schnauzer named Midnight. She wanted to dance with Michael Jackson, but since now she can’t, her second choice is Roshon Fegan. Her favorite singer is Michael Jackson while her favorite TV show is Law and Order: Special Victims Unit which came in 1999.
Zendaya spent three years of dancing in a dance group called Future Shock Oakland. The group did hip hop and hula dances when she was eight. As of November 2010, Zendaya lives in Los Angeles with her family and dog, Midnight.
Zendaya began her professional career working as a fashion model for Macy’s, Mervyns and Old Navy. She also appeared as a back-up dancer in a commercial featuring Selena Gomez. In 2009, she performed in the Kidz Bop music video “Hot n Cold and, gave audition to join the cast of Dance Dance Chicago, later changed to Shake It Up, and performed Michael Jackson’s Leave Me Alone. In 2011, Zendaya released her debut single Swag It Out, an independent label song.
Her first movie role was in the 2012 film, Frenemies. In March 2013, Zendaya became a contestant on the sixteenth season of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Her debut single, Replay was released as the album’s lead single on July 16, 2013. In 2014 Zendaya released two promotional videos for the song My Baby, the album version on January 28, and the remix version.
On June 16, 2014, it was announced that Zendaya would portray Aaliyah in a new biopic film titled Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B, but, a few weeks later, it was announced that she dropped out of the movie and the project was put on hold.On January 18, 2015 Zendaya starring as K.C. in the new Disney Channel Original Series K.C. Undercover.
From 2011 to 2013, Zendaya got nominated in various categories for her work in Shake It Up, Frenemies etc. However in 2014, she won Radio Disney Music Awards and, BET Awards under the categories: Artist with The Best Style and, Candie’s Style Icon when she played her real self.