Zendaya Family: Parents, Father kazembe ajamu coleman , Mom Claire Stoermer, Sisters, Brothers

Zendaya Coleman, being 21 years old, was born on September 1, 1996, in Oakland, California. “Zendaya” is a name meaning “to give thanks” in the language of theZimbabwe’s  Shona people.She was born to an African-American father and a mother who has German, Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry.

Coleman started acting while still a child, featuring in the California Shakespeare Theater productions and other local theatrical companies. She went to Oakland School for the Arts. In 2010, she appeared in the popular tween television comedy series called Shake It Up.She and Hollywood Records signed a recording deal in 2012. In 2013, she competed on Dancing with the Stars.

Zendaya Parents: Mother Claire Stoermer and Father Kazembe Ajamu Coleman Divorced

They came together in 2008 when Zendaya was 12 years old.She is currently their only child together. She does have older siblings, from her father’s side. Both parents are teachers.

Zendaya shares a bond with her parents and even defended them against social media fans in the best way possible. Zendaya’s parents are really different from her. The charming princess is a combination of their best features, though it is not prudent to judge them facially.

Zendaya responding to a Twitter troll about her parents saying 'ugly'

Zendaya responding to a Twitter troll about her parents saying “ugly”

This began when a fan tweeted the picture of the music icon and her parents, crudely implying that she is too beautiful to have come from the mother and the father, and this got more attention. Zendaya quickly responded through twitter in a way to defend her parents and to accuse the internet dwellers.

Claire Stoermer filed for divorce from Kazembe Ajamu Coleman, citing differences that cannot be reconciled.Claire has stated in her filed documents that she is not seeking spousal support from Zendaya’s manager, and she doesn’t wish for the court to award him any from the starlet.The divorce filing came a year after Zendaya decided to shut down the internet zombies for targeting her parents.

Zendaya with her mother Claire Stoermer and father Kazembe Ajamu Coleman(parents)

Caption: Zendaya with her mother Claire Stoermer and father Kazembe Ajamu Coleman

Source: Hollywood Reporter

Zendaya Sisters: Kaylee Stoermer Coleman, Katianna Stoermer Coleman, and Annabella Stoermer Coleman

 Zendaya has older siblings on her father’s side, who made her become an aunt to nieces and nephews. She is close to her niece by the name Ezenia.She adores the little siblings and being with them has taught her how to be more responsible. Here are her sisters’ names; Kaylee Stoermer Coleman, Annabella Stoermer Coleman, and Katianna Stoermer Coleman.

Zendaya posted picture on Instagram with her sisters three years ago

Caption: Zendaya posted picture on Instagram with her sisters three years ago

Source: Instagram

Confidence is a thing that people admire from these sisters. They have learned so much from the women in their lives, like their mom and the elder sisters. Their mom has always been the person that never thinks of herself. Everybody loves how they look up to their mom and the sisters. It’s amazing to know that they have a role model whom they have confidence in. We admire them for being strong and powerful and it is awesome to know who inspires them.They rely on her mom and the sister to help boost their confidence.

Zendaya Brothers: Austin Stoermer Coleman, Julien Stoermer Coleman

Zendaya has two brothers, Julien Stoermer Coleman and Austin Stoermer Coleman, though we have not been provided with much information about them.

Zendaya with her brother

Caption: Zendaya with her brother

Source: Zendaya-Coleman


In 2010, Zendaya started her career with Shake It Up on the Disney Channel. Zendaya and her co-star, Bella Thorne have sung”Something to Dance For,”hitting downloads with their audience, and their two characters have become popular, inspiring their own fashion line.

Apart from her hit show, Zendaya gave her voice to the animated television movie called Pixie Hollow Games She also made appearances on series such as A.N.T. Farm and Good Luck Charlie, and in 2012, she starred with Thorne in television movie Frenemies.

In the televised competition Dancing with the Stars. She was paired with dancer Val Chmerkovskiy and competed against Andy Dick, Kellie Pickler, and AlyRaisman.

Zendaya seems to have had success in many lines. In 2012, she and Hollywood Records signed a recording deal. In 2013, she became an author with Between U and Me. The book has her advice to her young fans.It was revealed that Zendaya will be starring as Mary Jane Watson in the movie Spider-Man: Homecoming.The 19-year-old will play the love interest of the superhero.

Short bio

Born actress and singer, Coleman comes from a theatrical background. With the parent being a stage manager, she spent much of her youth in the California Shakespeare Theater.

While at the Oakland School for the Arts, Zendaya landed a number of roles in local theatrical productions. She was also associated with American Conservatory Theater and the Cal Shakes Conservatory. Zendaya also had an interest in dancing. She was a member of the Future Shock Oakland dance group and studied hula dancing at the Academy of Hawaiian Arts.

Zendaya also had a success as a model. She worked with companies such as Macy’s and Old Navy. She is one of the backup dancers in the Sears Arrive music video that features Gomez. She has also been seen in the Kidz Bop music video called”Hot N Cold”


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