Where did Zendaya go to middle school?
When she was in middle school, her dad quit his job to move to Los Angeles with Zendaya while her mom held down two jobs in their hometown of Oakland, California, to financially support the three of them. They really believed in her, y’all.
Are Zendaya and Kehlani related?
What does Zendaya’s name mean?
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman
Although Zendaya once referred to Kehlani as her sister, the pair are not related. They did form a close relationship as children, however, as the pair both grew up in Oakland, California.
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman was born on September 1, 1996, in Oakland, California. The to-be actress was the only child of Claire Marie Stoermer and Kazembe Ajamu (né Samuel David Coleman), but she has five half-siblings on her father’s side.
But unlike her character the 20 year old actress told HipHollywood that she wasn’t nearly as studious or social. “I was smart,” she laughed. “Both my parents were teachers so I wasn’t allowed to not get good grades but I wasn’t flourishing.”
Where did Zendaya grow up? Zendaya Coleman was born in Oakland, California on September 1, 1996. She grew up in an acting family as her mother worked as the House Manager for the Shakespeare Theatre in Orinda, California. Zendaya spent a lot of her childhood at the theatre.
Oak Park High School2015
Oakland School For the ArtsAmerican Conservatory TheaterCalifornia Shakespeare Theater
Zendaya, whose name derives from the Shona name Tendai, meaning “to give thanks”, attended Fruitvale Elementary School, where her mother taught for two decades.