19 Things You Should Know About Zendaya, as Told by Instagram

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She’s been creeping up on your Instagram feed for the past year and is now being snapped at all the can’t-get-in-unless-you’re-someone parties. But who is Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman? Other than being that girl from the Disney channel who showed up to the Oscars sporting dreadlocks, the up-and-coming star has plenty going for her. Read on to find out more.

1. She is a women’s rights advocate.
Zendaya participated in the women’s march in January 2017.

That’s right…

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2. She recently moved out of her family’s house and into her own home.
She lives in California.

3. She’s a CoverGirl.
CoverGirl celebrates powerful, beautiful, and strong women of different races and ethnicities. It’s inspiring,” Zendaya shared. “I’m thrilled to be part of the diversity and expansion of beauty.”

Meet your newest, easy…breezy beautiful…COVERGIRL Follow @covergirl for more💁🏽

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4. She’s a huge Beyoncé fan.
But who isn’t?

When you @beyonce af

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5. She promotes a healthy body image.
After finding out that her photo had been heavily retouched, she released the original picture.

6. She celebrated her 20th birthday on September 1, 2016.
On her 19th birthday, the big-hearted star asked friends, family, and fans to forego her birthday gifts and, instead, help her raise USD 40,000 for children orphaned by AIDS in Africa.

7. She’s a stunner.
And she knows how to take a good selfie.

When it’s down to two selfies and you can’t choose😂😂

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8. She starred in Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood video.
Meet Cut Throat.

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9. Her 2015 Oscars look inspired the creation of a new Barbie doll.
It was also the topic of conversation that led to Giuliana Rancic being sacked from E!’s Fashion Police.


10. She launched her own app at the end of 2016.
Subscribers have access to exclusive videos, beauty and makeup tutorials, live streams, and more content from the young star.

ZENDAYA: THE APP available at the App Store NOW 😍

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11. She parties with the likes of Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid.
#GirlSquad.

12. Next on this young overachiever’s list is fashion design.
She has launched her own fashion line, Daya by Zendaya.

Mesh Ruffle Dress at DayabyZendaya.com #DayabyZendaya #GenerationZ #AllDaya

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13. She’s been to Dubai.
Zendaya was in town in 2015 with Debenhams.


14. She released an album entitled Zendaya in 2013.
She also published a book that same year.

🎤

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15. At the age of 16, she became ABC’s Dancing with the Stars’ youngest contestant ever.
She placed runner-up.

16. She released a song entitled “Something New” with Chris Brown in 2015.
However, after the hip hop star slammed Zendaya’s friend Kehlani for her attempted suicide, she decided not to promote the single.

I couldn’t hold off til Friday so….here you go #SomethingNew #onitunesnow

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17. She stars in Spiderman: Homecoming.
Zendaya plays the role of Mary Jane Watson, Spidey’s love interest.


18. She basically knows everyone.
Even The Weeknd.

19. She stars in and produces K.C. Undercover.
Zendaya plays K.C. Cooper, a government spy with a black belt in karate, in the Disney Channel series.

Yo wassap….I mean hellloooooo….east coast, I hope y’all enjoyed Ms.Cavendish 😂😂😂

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