Who is Zoe Saldana's husband? Bio, Movies, Kids, Net worth, Early life, Facts
Who is Zoe Saldana?
Zoe Saldana is an American actress and dancer who sprang to fame in blockbuster movies like 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of Black Pearl’, ‘Star Trek’, ‘Star Trek Into Darkness' and 'Avatar.' Saldana was a trained ballet dancer and had a modest start as a theater artist. Before entering the big screen with the flick, 'Center Stage,' she performed in numerous plays for FACES and New York Youth theater group. To date, Saldana has been very successful in her kitty with a line-up of the world's highest grossing films. What gives her the edge over her generation's other actresses is her versatility.
Zoe Saldana is also a clever businesswoman, apart from being a star of her own right. She has several restaurants, her own fragrance and clothesline, and her own vodka brand.
How was the Early life of Zoe Saldana?
Zoe Saldana was born on 19 June 1978 to Aridio Saldana and Asalia Nazario in Passaic, New Jersey. She has three siblings: Cisely and Mariel, two sisters, and Nipo, a half-brother. She came from a mixed heritage and at the time of her birth named as Christened Zoe Yadira Saldana Nazario. Her father was from the Dominican Republic and her mother was a Puerto Rican. Saldana also claims to have ancestors from Lebanon and Haiti. Saldana was in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York for a lot of her childhood years. She was bilingual as a child and was competent in English and Spanish.
She lost her father in a car accident at the tender age of nine. As a result, she moved to the Dominican Republic with her two sisters and mother to live with her grandparents.
When and how did Zoe Saldana start her Career?
When she was 17, her family moved back to the United States, joining the FACES theater group in Brooklyn and the New York Youth Theatre. The plays by the group dealt with issues relating to young people, such as drug abuse and sex. It was a source of pride for young Saldana, who knew that it had such a big impact on young people's lives.
Saldana was noticed and recruited by a talent agency during the performance in the FACES Theater Troupe. In 1999, she debuted on a single episode of law and order called "Refuge" part 2. When she was cast as a ballet dancer in the 2000 teen drama film Center Stage, her years of training at the dance academy and her acting experience became very useful. A year later, Johnny Depp and Saldana appeared in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Black Pearl Curse' (2003).
2009 was definitely a year of mega-blockbusters for Saldana, as Nyota Uhura was cast in the Star Trek remake as well as in the Sci-Fi epic Avatar of James Cameron. She was cast in the remake of the Star Trek.
She starred in four movies in 2010, 'The Losers’, 'Takers’, and ‘Death at a funeral and Burning Palms.' She made her ad world debut the same year with the 'Envy' line of Calvin Klein. In 2011, her two films were released: a romantic comedy, 'The Specialist in the Heart' and a crime drama, 'Columbiana.' This was followed by the romantic film 'The Words' in 2012. In 2013 she resumed her role as Nyota Uhura in the next offering of the Star Trek series, ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’. Last year she played Gamora’s character in the movie, 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' She also featured 'Rosemary’s Baby' in the TV miniseries.
Saldana returned to the sequel of the Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017), published in May. In the sequel Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and in Avengers: Endgame, which is scheduled to be released in 2019, she again took over the role. Saldana also played Mrs. Molle in 2017 in ‘I Kill Giants’, Anders Walter adapted the graphic novel ‘I Kill Giants’ by Joe Kelly.
Who is in the Personal life of Zoe Saldana?
In July 2013, at a private ceremony outside London, the actress and model married Italian artist Marco Perego Saldana. Marco Perego was a football professional before his football career was aborted by a leg injury. His first solo art show took place in 2007 and featured paintings worth up to $30,000.
Zoe Saldana has three sons with husband Marco Perego Saldana. Twins Cy Aridio Perego-Saldana and Bowie Ezio Perego-Saldana were greeted by the couple in Los Angeles on 27 November 2014. The Sons Cy and Bowie are named after Cy Twombly and David Bowie, the late singer.
How much is the Net worth of Zoe Saldana?
There are various reports about the value of Zoe Saldana at the moment. Reports range from $14 to $20 million. In 2016, the Avatar star dropped a whopping $8.7 million for a Beverly Hills mansion that once belonged to the Kimora Lee Simons fashion royalty. In addition to her successful career, Saldana also has some very juicy endorsements, several Washington restaurants, a football team called "Passaic Angels" and a fashion line called Zoe Saldana Seduction. This beauty in Dominica certainly did very well for her.
Facts about Zoe Saldana
She was trained in martial arts, archery, and horseback riding for her role as Nyota Uhura in the Star Trek Series. She is a celebrity supporter of a microfinance organization FINCA International.
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