Zoe Saldana is an American actress and dancer. Following her performances with the theater group Faces, Saldana made her screen debut in a 1999 episode of Law & Order. Saldana’s film career began a year later with Center Stage, where she played a struggling ballet dancer. Saldana’s film career began a year later with Center Stage, where she played a struggling ballet dancer.

Birth Name

Zoe Yadira Saldaña Nazario

Nickname

Zo

Profession

Actress, Dancer

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978, in Passaic, New Jersey, United States

Age

She’s currently 40 years old.

Sun Sign

Gemini

Ethnicity

Hispanic

Education

Her educational background mainly revolves around the field of dancing. After moving to Dominican Republic, she joined ECOS Espacio de Danza Academy to learn different dance forms like jazz, Latin, ballet. This she did until her 10th grade.

Family Details

  • Father – Aridio Saldaña
  • Mother – Asalia Nazario
  • Siblings – Cisley Saldaña Nazario (Sister), Mariel Saldaña Nazario (Sister)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriends / Spouse

Zoe Saldana has dated –

  • Keith Britton (2000-2011) – American actor and CEO of My Fashion Database, Keith Britton started dating Zoe in 2000. They engaged in June 2010 but this relationship didn’t go for too long after that time. They broke up their eleven years long relationship in November 2011. They are just good friends now.
  • Bradley Cooper (2011-2012) – Another American actor, Cooper went on dating Saldana from 2011. But this was an ON again, OFF again kind of relationship. E Online confirmed their dating status. This duo also separated in 2012.

  • Marco Perego (2013-Present) – She started dating Italian artist, Marco Perego in April 2013 and married him in June 2013. Marco is also nicknamed Pirate Perego due to his long hair and Johnny Depp like looks. She gave birth to three sons together, twins born sons, Bowie Ezio and Cy Aridio in November 2014 and the third born in February 2017.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 6½ inches
  • In centimeters – 169 cm
  • In meters – 1.69 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 54 kg
  • In Pounds – 119 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 33-25-33
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 25 inches
  • Hip – 33 inches
  • Bra Size – 32A

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 8 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 4 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing Neytiri, the Na’vi chief’s daughter, in James Cameron’s Avatar (2009 film).

Film Debut

Zoe Saldana started her acting career in 2000, playing a role of struggling ballet dancer, Eva Rodriguez in the film Center Stage.

Television Debut

In 1999, she appeared in just a single episode titled “Refuge” part 2, in American police procedural and legal drama television series, Law & Order.

Brand Endorsements

Saldana has appeared in many TV commercials like Calvin Klein and Roca Wear.

Awards & Nominations

Year Association Category Work Result
2003 MTV Movie Awards Best Kiss Drumline Nominated
2005 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Female Breakout Star Guess Who Nominated
2006 Black Reel Awards Best Actress Nominated
2009 ALMA Awards Actress in Film Star Trek Nominated
Boston Society of Film Critics Best Ensemble Cast Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Action Nominated
Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Best Ensemble Nominated
People’s Choice Awards Favorite Breakout Movie Actress Nominated
Scream Awards Best Science Fiction Actress Nominated
Breakout Performance – Female Nominated
Best Ensemble Nominated
BET Awards Best Actress Nominated
Black Reel Awards Best Actress Nominated
Broadcast Film Critics Association Best Acting Ensemble Nominated
Empire Awards Best Actress Avatar Won
Kids’ Choice Awards Cutest Couple Nominated
Favorite Movie Actress Nominated
MTV Movie Awards Best Female Performance Nominated
Best Kiss Nominated
Scream Awards Best Science Fiction Actress Nominated
Saturn Awards Best Actress Won
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi Won
Choice Movie Actress: Action The Losers Nominated
Choice Movie Actress: Comedy Death at a Funeral Nominated
2011 ALMA Awards Favorite Movie Actress – Drama/Adventure Takers Nominated
BET Awards Best Actress The Losers Nominated
Death at a Funeral Nominated
Image Awards Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture The Losers Nominated
2012 BET Awards Best Actress Colombiana Nominated
Black Reel Awards Best Actress Nominated
Image Awards Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Action Won
ALMA Awards Favorite Movie Actress Drama/Adventure Won
2013 Teen Choice Awards Choice Summer Movie Star: Female Star Trek Into Darkness Nominated
2015 Black Reel Awards Outstanding Actress, TV Movie or Mini-Series Rosemary’s Baby Nominated
Outstanding Supporting Actress Guardians of the Galaxy Nominated
Outstanding Voice Performance The Book of Life Nominated
People’s Choice Awards Favorite Action Movie Actress Guardians of the Galaxy Nominated
2016 Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: AnTEENcipated Star Trek Beyond Nominated
2017 People’s Choice Awards Favorite Action Movie Actress Nominated
Kids’ Choice Awards Favorite Butt-Kicker Nominated
Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Won
Choice Movie: Ship Nominated
2018 Choice Movie Actress: Action Avengers: Infinity War Nominated
Choice Liplock Nominated

Zoe Saldana Favorites

  • Favorite Food – NYC Chinese Food, Mom’s Cooked Food
  • Favorite Books – Go Tell It On The Mountain by Paulo Coelho, Lucy by Jamaica Kincaid, Different Seasons by Stephen King, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz.

Zoe Saldana Net worth

Zoe Saldana has an estimated net worth of $23 million as of 2019. Saldana lives in a luxury pad in Beverly Hills that cost around $8.7 million and is close to Adele’s place. The sprawling house boasts six bedrooms, eight bath homes and is equipped with every modern facility. It has got a courtyard, tennis court, outdoor sitting area, pool and a backyard. She owns Audi A8 luxury sedan which is powered by a 4.2 liter direct injected engine with 372 horsepower.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Zoe Saldana

  • Saldana has Lebanese and Haitian roots and was raised bilingual, speaking English and Spanish.
  • In 1995, she joined to become a member of FACES theater group in Brooklyn. She also joined New York Youth Theater.
  • In 2003, she starred as Anamaria, a female pirate in the blockbuster movie, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.
  • In 2009, she won Boston Society of Film Critics’ Awards for Best Ensemble Cast for her role as Nyota Uhura in Star Trek film series, Guardian of the Galaxy film series and Avatar film series.
  • In June 2010, Saldana became engaged to her longtime boyfriend Keith Britton, an actor and the CEO of My Fashion Database.
  • She played the role of alien hunter Neytiri in James Cameron’s film, Avatar and will reprise the role in Avatar 2 and Avatar 3, which are slated for release in 2020 and 2021, respectively.
  • Her performance in James Cameron’s film, Avatar was lauded by critics that created a name for herself in Hollywood. She won multiple awards in Best Actress category including Academy of Science, Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, Empire Awards, Saturn Awards and Teen Choice Movie Actress – Sci Fi.
  • She is a celebrity supporter of FINCA (The Foundation for International Community Assistance) International, which is a non-profit microfinance organization.
  • She has appeared on several magazine covers for various countries like China, Greece, France, Italy, South Africa, Spain, Russia, Singapore, UK, US, Mexico, Portugal, etc.
  • Saldana is a supporter of FINCA International, a microfinance organization.
  • In July 2016, during an interview with Net-a-Porter’s The Edit, Saldana revealed that she has Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, an autoimmune disease, along with her mother and sisters.
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