Zendaya Net Worth $5 million
Zendaya salary $300,000
Zendaya Net Worth: How rich is Zendaya? & How much money is Zendaya worth? Time to find out!
Zendaya is an American actress, singer, and dancer and her current net worth is $5 million.
Born in Oakland, California as the only child of Claire Stoermer and Kazembe Ajamu.
Her name means ‘to give thanks’ in Shona.
The dance group that she spent three years in when she was eight, Future Shock Oakland, did hip hop and hula dances.
She performed at California Shakespeare Theater in Orinda, where her mother works as the house manager. During her time at Oakland School for the Arts, she appeared in multiple productions such as Once on This Island and Caroline, or Change.
Zendaya’s on stage credits while studying at the CalShakes Conservatory Program and at the American Conservatory Theater include multiple Shakespeare plays.
How did Zendaya get famous?
Beginning her career as a fashion model for Old Navy, Macy’s and Mervyns, iCarly toys featured her in an ad.
Her and Selena Gomez appeared as back-up dancers in a Sears commercial.
In November 2009 she audition for the role of CeCe Jones in the Disney Channel series Shake It Up!. She got the other role of Rocky Blue instead.
The series, a success, premiered in 2010 with 6.2 million viewers, Disney Channel’s second highest rated premiere.
During the life of the show, Zendaya, started realising music. Her song, Watch Me, with fellow co-star Bella Thorne, reached #86 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Her first movie, Frenemies, a Disney Channel Original Movie, released in 2012.
She continued releasing music to promote the show and in 2012 she signed with Hollywood Records.
Zendaya danced at age 16, as the youngest contestant at that time on Dancing with the Stars, season 16.
How does Zendaya make money?
Her debut album released in 2013, followed by the hit single Replay. Elvis Duran named her Artist of the Month and she performed her single on NBC’s Today.
In 2013 she released her book, Between U and Me: How to Rock Your Tween Years with Style and Confidence.
Following the cancellation of Shake It Up!, she starred in Zapped, another Disney Channel Original Movie.
Zendaya’s new Disney show, K.C. Undercover still airs on Disney Channel.
In 2015, Timbaland confirmed a collaboration for Zendaya’s new album, but the album has yet to be released.
In Spider-Man: Homecoming, which released in July 2017 and grossed over $700 million, she played the role of Michelle.
Zendaya’s endorsements include Beats by Dr. Dre, CoverGirl and Chi Hair Care.