Other names of Zendaya: Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman

Zendaya’s full name is Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman. She is an American Singer, Dancer and Actress. She was born on the 1st of September in the year 1996. She is popular for her role in the Disney Channel sitcom called Shake It Up. She played the character of Rocky Blue. Following her success on television, she has starred in two films and played a lead role in another. She has also appeared in reality shows Prank Stars and on A.N.T. Zendaya has signed a deal in the year 2012 with Hollywood Records and has already started recording her debut album.

She has released two singles, one independently called Swag It Up and another with Bella Thorne called Watch Me. She has sung songs for Shake It Up and its sequel. One of the songs is Something to Dance For. Kazembe Ajamu (born as Samuel David Coleman) and Claire Marie (Storemer) are the parents of Zendaya. Zendaya was born in the town of Oakland in the city of California, United States. She comes from a mixed ethnic background. Her mother is white with Scottish and German ancestry.

Her father is an African-American while his roots are Arkansan. Zendaya’s career began as a fashion model for various A-list brands like Mervyns, Macy’s and Old Navy. She was also featured alongside Stefanie Scott in an iCarly toys ad campaign. She has used her dancing skills as a backup dancer in an ad featuring teenage star Selena Gomez. She has featured in music videos as well like Kidz Bop’s cover for Hot n Cold by Katy Perry. The former name of the show Shake It Up was Dance Dance Chicago.

Zendaya has also hosted the show Make Your Mark: Ultimate Dance Off in the year 2011. Her first movie character role was in the flick ‘Frenemies’ wich was released in the year 2011. It was Disney Channel’s original movie made under its banner. Zendaya featured in three dance video songs – Same Heart, Made in Japan and Fashion in Krytonite. She has also performed in Award Shows like Teen Choice Awards. At the age of 16, in the year 2013, she was the youngest contestant on the show Dancing with the Stars. She finished as a runner-up of the show.

She is also cast in the flick of the Spiderman franchise ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’. Zendaya is considered Disney’s finest discovery after actors like Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato. Critics and music lovers have claimed that the young star has a bright future in the Industry due to her flawless kick-start and endless talents. Zendaya currently wants to explore her sound as a singer and hence will keep acting in the backseat for a few years.

Jessica Mathis English Actress

Jessica Mathis

Jessica Mathis is an American actress. She is also a director, producer, costume designer and special effects artist. She is a multi-talented artist. She entered the film industry in the year 2010. She was the production assistant and actress of the short film Misdirection. She was also a part of Art Department for the props section. She starred as Magician’s assistant in the film. It was written and directed by Doron Kipper. It was an adventure fantasy drama film. It was shot in English in the USA, and it was released in May 2011. The short film received good ratings and reviews. The other cast of the short film includes Castulo Guerra, Scott Carino, Jeff Kongs, Jeanne Baron, Madison Rothschild, Carrie Keagan and Daniel Marin. Jessica Mathis was the producer of the short film Little Diddy About Tim and Carly in 2010. It was written and directed by Brad McLean and Matthew C. Green and Daniela Jacobson. It was a comedy short film. It was released on March 24, 2010. In the year 2011, she was the assistant director of the film Restructing Michael Swift. Douglas Lamore wrote and directed the film. It was a comedy short film, and it was released on June 22, 2011. The cast of the short film was Scott Narver, Matthew Brenher, Betsy Albert, Lis M. Casey and lots more. Jessica Mathis was the director and producer of the short film Dark City in the year 2011. It was a sci-fi short film written by Matthew C.Green. It was released on January 24, 2011. She worked as a special effects artist for the film X-Men: First Class. She did the makeup effects for the beast. It is a superhit film directed by Matthew Vaughn. In the year 2012, Jessica Mathis worked as an art department crew for the short film The Narrative of Victor Karloch. It was directed by Kevin McTurk and written by Ryan Murphy. In the year 2012, she appeared as a party mermaid in the film Celeste & Jesse Forever for which she did not receive any credits. She acted and was the costume designer of the film Poseidon Rex in 2013. She appeared as a bikini girl in the film. It was directed by Mark L. Lester and written by Rafael Jordon. It was an action sci-fi movie. It was released on January 10, 2014. In the year 2014, Jessica Mathis appeared as a gypsy dancer in the film Dragons of Camelot. It was directed by Mark K. Lister. It was a fantasy film, and it was released on December 24, 2014.


Sakina Jaffrey

Sakina Jaffrey is an American actress. She was born on 14th February 1962 in New York City, The United States of America. Sakina’s parents are Indian, and she was their youngest daughter. Sakina’s father is Saeed Jaffrey who is an actor, and Sakina’s mother is Madhur Jaffrey is an actress as well as food and travel writer. Sakina’s parents got divorced and separated when she was three years old, and she also got separated from her father. She stayed and grew up with her mother. Her father moved to the United Kingdom. Sakina pursued her graduation from Vassar College in 1984. She learned Mandarin Chinese in her college because before becoming an actress, she thought of becoming a translator. Sakina worked with her father in the movie Masala released in 1991. She worked with her mother in the film The Perfect Murder released in 1988. She worked in the movie The Truth About Charlie starring Mark Wahlberg in the lead role. She appeared in the movie Raising Helen released in 2004, and The Ode released in 2008 with her son Cassius Wilkinson and daughter Jamila Wilkinson. Sakina has also worked in the Netflix series titled House of Cards as the White House Chief of Staff. Sakina also acted in the TV show Sleepy Hollow aired on Fox TV as the new sheriff named Leena Reyes. She appeared in the TV show Timeless aired on NBC in 2016 & 2017 and portrayed the role of Denise Christopher, an FBI agent. She also worked in the movie titled Meyerowitz Stories written and directed by Noah Baumbach. It is a comedy-drama film, and Sakina portrayed the role of Dr. Soni in the movie. She also worked in the movie Raising Helen released in 2004, which was directed by Garry Marshall. The story is about Helen, who has to raise her dead sister’s three children and faces lots of problems and difficulties to raise the children. She worked in the popular movie “Definitely Maybe” released in 2008, whose director is Adam Brooks. The story revolves around a man who has been divorced and is questioned by his daughter about his life before marriage. Sakina has worked in the movie titled The Nanny Diaries released in 2007, directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini. The story of the film is about a college graduate who works as a nanny for a spoiled brat who belongs to a wealthy family. Sakina had been nominated for Outstanding Performance by Ensemble in a Drama series titled House of Cards in Screen Actors Guild Awards in 2015.

Sakina Jaffrey English Actress