Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, born September 1, 1996, is an American actress and singer. She won many awards including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Satellite Award and a Saturn Award.
Zendaya began her career as a child model and backup dancer. She gained popularity for her role as Rocky Blue on the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up (2010–2013). In 2013, Zendaya was a contestant on the sixteenth season of the dance competition series Dancing with the Stars. She produced and starred as the titular spy, K.C. Cooper, in the sitcom K.C. Undercover (2015–2018). Her performance as a struggling, drug addict teenager in the HBO drama series, Euphoria (2019–present), made her the youngest recipient of the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Her film roles include the musical drama The Greatest Showman (2017), the superhero film Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and its sequels, the romantic drama Malcolm & Marie (2021), the live-action/animation hybrid sports comedy, Space Jam: A New Legacy (2021) and the science fiction epic Dune (2021).