Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman is a popular American singer and actress popularly known for her role in the Disney Sitcom “Shake It Up.” She began her career as a child model and later became an actress and gained her fame. From the year 2010 to 2013 she appeared in the Disney sitcom “Shake It Up,” and immediately after its completion, she joined another TV series “Dancing with the Stars.” Currently, Zendaya has featured in another Disney TV series “K.C. Undercover” which aired from 2015. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth of Zendaya in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
On 1st September 1996, Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman was born in Oakland, California to Claire Marie and Kazembe Ajamu. She is the last born of six children started her career as a performer at the California Shakespeare Theater where her mother works as a manager. By the time she was eight Zendaya had shone brightly as a member of hip-hop and hula group by the name “Future Shock Oakland” where she spent three years performing with the group.
Still in school, Oakland School for the Arts, Zendaya received many roles and appeared in many stage productions. She later went to “American Conservatory Theater” where she received numerous roles in plays such as “Caroline,” “Once On This Island” and “Richard III” which brought a breakthrough in her career.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Zendaya began her career as a fashion model for Macy ’s, Mervyns and Old Navy. November 2009, Zendaya, auditioned for a role to join the Dance Dance Chicago cast which was later changed to Shake It Up and was selected but for a different role than what she had auditioned for. The show started on November 7, 2010, and became one of the highest rated Disney Channel’s TV series.
In 2012 she appeared on her very first movie role as Frenemies in the film by the name “Something to Dance For.” In the same year, Zendaya, signed with the “Hollywood Records” and later the next year (2013) she was featured at the 16th season of “Dancing with the Stars.”
From 2014, she has been seen fully focusing on acting as her career and has been featured in various roles in films such as “K.C. Undercover”, “Super Awesome,” and “Zapped”.in 2016, she made another big appearance as M.J Jones in the movie Spider-man Homecoming, which got released the following year. In 2018, it was disclosed that she would be featured in an HBO drama Euphoria.
She has performed since her childhood, and for this, her performances have received several nominations for the Young Artist Awards for three years in a row (2011-2013). In 2014, she was nominated twice at the Teen Choice Awards but only awarded one award at Candie’s Style Icon category. She has been nominated twice at the BET Awards both in 2014 and 2015 respectively. Zendaya has also been awarded twice at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Awards at the favorite Female TV Star-kids show category both in 2016 and 2017 respectively and also in 2018, they awarded her the Favorite Movie Actress of the year award.
Net Worth & Earnings
She has an estimated net worth of $6.5 million. She has acquired this through her performances in many movies and songs videos. In 2017, the Film Spider-man Homecoming which she had starred as the main protagonist, acquired a gross of $117 million in the first weekend of its release. She has also released her single hits which have helped her earn some cash.
Due to the several hits that she has released and the various appearances in films such as “Spider-man Homecoming’’, Zendaya has been able to achieve a lot of fame and many royal fans within a very short period of her career.