Zendaya is an American actress and singer who has received various accolades throughout her career, including a Primetime Emmy Award, a Satellite Award and a Saturn Award, as well as earning a nomination for a Critics' Choice Movie Award and a Critics' Choice Television Award.
From 2011 to 2013, Zendaya starred in the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up. For her performance as Rocky Blue and her work on the show's soundtrack, she was nominated for two NAACP Image Awards, one Radio Disney Music Award and three Young Artist Awards. Her film roles include supporting parts in the musical drama The Greatest Showman (2017), which earned her wins at the Kids' Choice Awards and the Teen Choice Awards, and the superhero films Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019), the latter of which won her the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2021, she produced and starred in the romantic-drama film Malcolm & Marie, for which she was nominated for the Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actress.
Since 2019, Zendaya stars as Rue Bennett on the HBO teen drama series Euphoria, for which she has won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series in 2020. At age 24, she is the youngest winner of the Drama Lead Actress category in history and also the second African American to win the award, following Viola Davis. For this role, she has also won a Black Reel Award, a Satellite Award, and has received a nomination at the Critics' Choice Television Awards.