The gorgeous Zendaya posing for the camera

Zendaya's journey from a backup dancer to an Emmy winner!

The American actress started her journey as a child model and dancer. She has grown up to be a beautiful woman and an inspiration for many. How did the 24-year-old evolve from a talented teenager into a Hollywood sensation? Keep reading to find out more!

  • Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman was born in California, in 1996.
  • The multi talented star has an estimated net worth of $15 million.
  • She has a stunning height of 5’10” and she belongs to an American-African ethnicity.
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Zendaya recently made history by winning the ‘Best Lead Actress’ at the Emmy Awards 2020. She became the youngest performer and the second woman of color to have won in this category. This is indeed a very big achievement and a proud moment in her career. Let’s see how this proficient young lady embarked on her journey to success.

Zendaya and Bella Thorne in Shake it UP Source: Adobe Stock

Her breakthrough role was as ‘Rocky Blue’ in the famous Disney show ‘Shake it Up’. At this point, Daya already had experience in modeling and dancing, but she didn’t just stop there. She went on to release her very first single ‘Swag it Out’ in 2011 and started her singing career. 

Zendaya in the Greatest Showman Source: Adobe Stock

Later in 2016, she starred  in the big-budget movie ‘Spider-man’. Though her part in the movie was a small one, people praised her as a scene stealer. She then landed a role in the musical film ‘The Greatest Showman’ opposite Zac Efron. She even sang the hit song ‘Rewrite The Stars’ for the movie.

Zendaya's photoshhot for her clothing line

Other than her successful acting and music career the diva is also a fashion designer. She has a clothing line and a shoe collection by her childhood nickname ‘Daya’. Did you know she is the brand ambassador of Tommy Hilfiger? Her impeccable style has made her a fashion icon of this generation. 

She is currently starring in the American drama series ‘Euphoria’. The actress has managed to bag an Emmy Award for her role as a struggling teenager ‘Rue’ in the series. Her stellar performance was appreciated by the audience and the critics alike.

Zendaya surpassed all the leading ladies of the industry like Jennifer Aniston by winning the esteemed award. She truly deserved the honor as she is a powerhouse of brilliance. Her fans can’t wait to see what she accomplishes next.

Estefanía Martínez

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