At age 16, she was the youngest contestant ever to participate on the show, before Willow Shields succeeded her at age 14 on season 20.
In May, the couple finished as runner-ups behind Kellie Pickler and Derek Hough.
Her self-titled debut album was released on September 17, 2013.
In November 2013, Zendaya was picked as Elvis Duran's Artist of the Month and was featured on NBC's Today, where she performed live her single "Replay".
In 2014, Zendaya was cast as 16-year-old Zoey Stevens, the lead character in the Disney Channel Original Movie Zapped, whose "smart phone begins to somehow control all the boys around her".
In June 2013, Coleman wrapped up filming for the music video.
On July 25, the Disney Channel confirmed that Shake It Up will be canceled after the end of the third season.
Zendaya began her career in music by recording songs independently and releasing the singles "Swag It Out" and "Watch Me" in 2011, the latter a collaboration with Bella Thorne.
She made her film breakthrough in 2017, starring as Michelle "MJ" Jones in the Marvel Cinematic Universe superhero film Spider-Man: Homecoming and as Anne Wheeler in the musical drama film The Greatest Showman.
In 2013, Zendaya was a contestant on the sixteenth season of the competition series Dancing with the Stars. Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman was born on September 1, 1996, in Oakland, California, and is the only child of Claire Marie (Stoermer) and Kazembe Ajamu (born Samuel David Coleman), but has five older half-siblings on her father's side.