Did Zendaya just upgrade from Kids’ Choice Award to an Emmy?

Did Zendaya just upgrade from Kids’ Choice Award to an Emmy?

The 24-year-old American star is insanely talented. She is an amazing actress and a singer with spectacular dance moves. From her days as a Disney star to starring in an HBO teen drama series ‘Euphoria’, she's come a long way. But did you expect her to win an Emmys at such a young age? Read her amazing journey below!

  • Daughter of Kazembe Ajamu Coleman and Claire Stoermer, Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman made her debut as a child model and backup dancer in 2009.
  • With a net worth of $15 million, the actress is also the spokesmodel for the esteemed brand Lancôme.
  • Her interests in dancing and designing clothes gave her an opportunity to compete in ‘Dancing with the Stars’. It also led her to work alongside Tommy Hilfiger as the brand’s global ambassador.
  • The 5’10” model is to star next to the internet’s ‘Favorite Boyfriend’, Timothee Chalamet, in the movie 'Dune'.
American actress, Zendaya, posing next to her disney co-star, Bella Thorne

At the age of 14, Zendaya stepped into the world of Disney Channel and starred in ‘Shake it Up’. The young actress worked with Bella Thorne on the show and since then, her success has been unstoppable. 

Zendaya as K.C. Cooper

Four years later, the star was cast as a lead character for another Disney show ‘K.C Undercover’. The show won her, her first Kid’s Choice Award in 2016. Nominated as Favorite Female TV star, Zendaya won the awards in 2017 and 2019 as well. The kids really loved her as K.C Cooper!

After kids, the actress won the hearts of teens. In 2014, she won an award for ‘Choice Candie's Style Icon’. From that day onwards, the talented artist became a style icon for many. In 2016, Zendaya was awarded as the ‘Choice Style Female’ at the Teen Choice Awards

Taking a break from her Disney career, she shifted her focus to the world of Hollywood movies. Starring as Michelle in the marvel superhero movie, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Z made her film debut in 2017

Zendaya accepting her award for being the 'Favorite Movie Actress'. Source: Getty Images.

This role got her nominated for numerous awards and won a Kids’ Choice Award and Teen Choice Award for being the audience’s favorite movie actress that year. In 2018, she received the same awards for her role in ‘The Greatest Showman’ starring heart-throbs Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron. 

Then came 2019, the year Zendaya cried glittery tears and revealed what high school is like for kids via her teen HBO series Euphoria. 

Starring as Rue Bennet, a recovering drug addict, the actress bagged herself a Black Reel Award, a People’s Choice Award, a Satellite Award, and the most prestigious of all, an Emmy, making her the youngest actress ever to win the award in the category. 

After going through everything Z’s achieved at the age of 24, one could only sing “This girl is on fire” by Alicia Keys for her.

Watch her 10 most iconic moments in the video below!

Estefanía Martínez

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