Zendaya Get to know the 23-year old actress, musician, Zendaya, before she got famous (e.g. Shake It Up). IMDB reports Piper's QUICK Picks (TV Series) was Zendaya's first TV appearance in 2011. BirthdaySeptember 1, 1996NationalityAmericanName in PassportZendaya Maree Stoermer ColemanEthnicityAfro-American, German, Irish, Scottish, English, (Read: 16 Surprising Celebrity Ethnicities)Ethnic category/Race(?)MultiracialSexuality - Gay or NayStraightHer home town is Oakland, California, U.S.. Her parents Claire Marie (Stoermer) & Kazembe Ajamu (born Samuel David Coleman) are of Afro-American, German, Irish, Scottish, English, ethnicity. Zendaya was born on September 1, 1996 on a Sunday. Read: 19 Celebrity childhood Homes High school: Oakland School for the Arts, Academy of Hawaiian ArtsOther schooling: CalShakes Conservatory ProgramChildhood Photos - When she was young Credit: Youtube.com Credit: Pinterest.com Credit: Pinterest.com Year Book Photos Credit: Atrl.net - Read: 20 Funniest Pre-famous Yearbook Photos Footage of early or first TV Interview or Appearance Behind the Scenes Interview with Zendaya - COVERGIRL Most popular video on Youtube Zendaya - Replay Views: 162.436.604 Share your real life experiences with Zendaya here and rate your meeting! Correct our wiki/bio - is she not gay or straight or of different heritage? Let us know!