Produced in 1996, Zendaya Coleman began acting as a kid, appearing in productions in the California Shakespeare Theater as well as other theatrical businesses near her hometown of Oakland, California. In 2010, she made her television debut in the most popular tween comedy show Shake It Up with Bella Thorne. Zendaya signed a recording deal with Hollywood Records in the year 2012. The next year, she competed on Dancing with the Stars.
Produced on September 1, 1996, in Oakland, California, actress and vocalist Zendaya Coleman comes from a theatrical heritage. She additionally trained in the theatre’s youth program and appeared in a number of its own productions.
During her days as a pupil in the Oakland School for the Arts, Zendaya got several characters in local theatrical productions. She also honed her craft in the American Conservatory Theater as well as the Cal Shakes Conservatory. Zendaya had an interest in dancing at the same time. She was an associate of the Future Shock Oakland dance group for quite a while, and studied hula dancing in the Academy of Hawaiian Arts.
Along with her theatrical work, Zendaya had some early success as a model, working for firms like Macy’s and Old Navy. For a Sears advertisement, Zendaya performed as a back-up dancer for Selena Gomez. She finally chose to use just her first name professionally.
Zendaya and her costar, Bella Thorne, have become tween idols with their youthful fan base. The tunes they have sung on the show, including “Something to Dance For,” have been reach downloads using their market, as well as their two characters are becoming so popular that they even inspired their very own fashion line.
In 2013, Zendaya made the switch in the fantastic dancing show to the most popular televised competition Dancing with the Stars. She was paired with professional dancer Val Chmerkovskiy about the show, and competed against such stars as Andy Dick, Kellie Pickler and Aly Raisman. Her previous experience, nevertheless, did not prove to be much help. As she told Good Morning America, “I am actually used to hip hop dancing … So I kind of have to forget what I understand and restart all over again.”
Zendaya appears poised for success on many fronts. The next year, she became a first-time writer with Between U and Me. She discussed her guidance for her youthful lovers in this publication.
Zendaya lives in La, California, with her family.