A picture of Zendaya with her parents Sources: Video of Zendaya and her parents talking about their ancestry – of Zendaya (focusing on her mother’s side) – of Zendaya’s maternal grandfather, Phillip Hilary Stoermer – maternal great-grandfather, Fritz Hillary Stoermer, on the 1920 U. Census – https://Zendaya’s maternal great-great-grandfather, Henry Stoermer, on the 1880 U. Census – https://Zendaya’s maternal great-great-great-grandmother, Ellen Grandona, on the 1860 U. Census – https://Her dad is African American, but to those saying he’s Ghanaian, are mistaken.
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Birth Name: Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman Place of Birth: Oakland, California, U. Date of Birth: September 1, 1996 Ethnicity: *African-American (father) *German, Irish, English, Scottish (mother) Zendaya, also credited as Zendaya Coleman, is an American actress, singer, dancer, and model.
Her father, Kazembe Ajamu (born Samuel David Coleman), is African-American, from a family from Arkansas.
Her mother, Claire Marie (Stoermer), who is white, has German, Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry.
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