Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, better known as simply Zendaya, is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She was on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up from 2010-2013 as Rocky Blue. She also starred in the 2012 Disney Channel Original Movie Frenemies, and guest starred in the Disney Channel reality series PrankStars. In 2014, she starred as Zoey Stevens in the Disney Channel Original Movie Zapped.

In addition, she played the character of Fern in the 2011 Pixie Hollow Games TV special, also singing its theme song "Dig Down Deeper". She also played Maya Calais in the ABC TV show, Black-ish.

She also played as the main character K.C. Cooper in K.C. Undercover from 2015-2018 and portrayed Michelle Jones in Spider-Man: HomecomingSpider-Man: Far From Home, and Spider-Man 3. She will voice Libby Tandertiano in Soul.

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  • Zendaya always goes by her first name, never her second.
  • She is best known for playing Rocky Blue, on the Disney Channel show Shake It Up.
    • Zendaya was 14 when she first started out at Disney.
  • Zendaya wanted to "re-invent" MJ before getting the role of Michelle. This is something Marvel also wanted to do before Zendaya was cast.[1]
  • She filmed another movie during the Coronavirus pandemic in June 2020 and had to tested for the virus a lot.
  • She has been part of Disney for 10 years.
  • Zendaya won her first Enemy in 2020 for her role of Rue in "Euthopia".


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