Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman, better known under the simple name Zendaya, is one of Hollywood’s youngest darlings. The actress is best known for her role in the Disney series Shake It Up and K.C. Undercover. Her other notable film appearances include The Greatest Showman and Spiderman: Homecoming. She has also appeared on several television shows over the years, including Black-ish, Good Luck Charlie, and A.N.T. Farm.
The actress is also at the forefront of the social media world and has over 51.9 million followers on Instagram alone. She also has a relatively high number of followers on other social media platforms. Not many other celebrities can boast these numbers. Over the years, Zendaya has been praised for her ability to skillfully turn off hateful comments.
The young actress also has a thriving clothing line called “Daya”.
Who Is Zendaya?
Zendaya Coleman was born on September 1, 1996, the daughter of Claire and Samuel David Coleman, although her father later changed his name to Kazembe Ajuma just to identify with his African roots.
For her parents, she is an only child. However, her father has five other children from his previous marriage. Her parents, who are both teachers, first raised eyebrows about Zendaya’s choice of profession but eventually supported her.
She grew up in Emeryville, where her father grew up. It is said that her father was very protective of her and even joined her as a “third wheel” on one of her dates.
In August 2016 it was sadly reported that Zendaya’s parents would divorce due to irreconcilable differences. Zendaya was only nineteen years old when the divorce was announced. However, her parents were still in contact with each other as friends and as parents of the young star.
Who Has She Dated?
Zendaya is a celebrity who has managed to keep her personal relationships secret – given her fame, it is understandable that the media can still find tidbits about her relationships.
With her many years in the industry, Zendaya has managed to keep her love life relatively simple, and she has been in a confirmed relationship that the public knows about. Of course, there have also been rumors about other relationships. All the facts can be found below.
- Adam Irigoyen
After the actress and Adam met on the set of Shake It Up, the co-stars entered into a relationship in September 2011. The two were together for several months before they ended their relationship.
- Leo Howard
Leo Howard is another Disney star from the time of Zendaya. The two also met on the set of Shake It Up, when Leo got a recurring role in the series. The two were together for several months before they ended their relationship.
- Trevor Jackson
In 2010 the former Disney star Trevor Jackson met, but the two did not meet until 2012.
Trevor Jackson is an American actor who is best known for his roles in Eureka, Let It Shine, Superfly, and Grown-ish. The actor also appeared in the Broadway musical and played a young “Simba”. Like Zendaya, Trevor Jackson was born in 1996 and has a loyal fan base.
The two were together for four years, but unfortunately, the young lovers ended their relationship in May 2016.
Not long after the separation, both parties stopped following each other through social media, which is more serious than it has been for thousands of years.
- Spencer Boldman
There were also rumors that Zendaya had a flirtatious friendship with Spencer Boldman, although these rumors were never confirmed. Like Zendaya, Spencer Boldman is an entertainer who had his big breakthrough at Disney.
Spencer Boldman is best known for his role in the TV series “Lab Rats” and the film “Cruise” opposite Emily Ratajkowski.
- Odell Beckham Jr.
Rumor has it that the actress had a date with NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. In February 2016, the two were seen together on several occasions, but neither of them responded to the rumor.
Who is Zendaya Dating Now?
Since the summer of 2017, there have been rumors that Zendaya will be together with her co-star in Spider-Man: Homecoming, Tom Holland. Although their relationship was never confirmed, the two were seen together on several occasions, with many speculating that it was more than just a friendship.
They were spotted visiting the Avengers: Infinity War”, which further fuelled the fire. However, Zendaya has described the Spiderman actor as one of her best friends, which leaves the door open for future candidates to win the actress’ heart.