Zoe Saldana: biography and latest news!

    Zoe Saldana © CPA
    Zoe Saldana © CPA

  • Occupation : actress
  • Sign : Gemini
  • Date of birth: Monday, June 19, 1978 (age: 42)

Zoe Yadira Saldana Nazario, commonly known as Zoe Saldana, was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, USA. After a childhood in Queens and the death of her father, she moved with her sister and mother to the Dominican Republic, her mother’s home country.

After taking dance classes, she returns to New York City, determined to start a career in the world of dance. In 1995, she performed in numerous plays and discovered a passion for comedy.

In 2000, her career took off when she landed a role as a dancer in the film Danse ta vie. From then on, she joined the castings of major films such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Trek and Avatar. It is for this last blockbuster that she received the Empire and the Saturn Awards for best actress.

Zoe Saldana lends her image to many brands such as Avon, Eternal Magic or more recently Calvin Klein.

On the private side, after a long relationship with Keith Britton (2005-2011), she begins a new love story with Marco Perogo, whom she marries in June 2013. On November 27, 2014, the actress gives birth to twins, Cy Aridio and Bowie Ezio. On February 18, 2017, the actress announces the birth of their third child, a boy named Zen.