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How Zendaya Went From Disney Star To Youngest Woman Ever To Win Best Actress At The Emmys

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Zendaya is meant to be an Emmy-winning actress.

This weekend, the 24-year-old actress made record-breaking  history by becoming the youngest female to ever win a Primetime Emmy for best lead actress in a drama for her performance in the TV show Euphoria. Some don’t realize that it took hard work and perseverance to get to where she is today. Let’s take a walk down memory lane shall we, the actress began her acting career where dreams come true, Disney Channel, it would have been easy for Zendaya to stick to ‘safe’ child-friendly roles but Euphoria gave her an opportunity to try something out of the box and challenging.

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In the HBO series, she plays Rue, a 17-year-old whose young years have been mired by drug abuse and rehab. Surrounded by her peers who are all battling their own demons, and trying to survive the wrath of High school.

Here’s a look at how Zendaya has taken over Hollywood:

Zendaya had humble begins as a backup dancer for Selena Gomez and as a Kidz Bop Kid


This is where it begins Zendaya danced her way into one of the lead roles on the Disney Channel’s Shake It Up

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Dipping her toes in music, In 2013, she released her self-titled debut album

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She competed in Dancing With the Stars

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In 2015, she both starred and produced the Disney Channel show K.C. Undercover


At the 2015 Oscars, Zendaya stood up for her hair type against negative racist comments, and Mattel created a Barbie that depicted her to honour her activism

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In 2016, she announced that she would be the new face of CoverGirl

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Then she released her own clothing line called Daya by Zendaya

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Zendaya’s first feature film cast in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

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That same year, she starred in a musical film The Greatest Showman (2017)

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In 2018, Zendaya became an ambassador for Lancôme

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The year 2019, Zendaya collaborated with designer Tommy Hilfiger for a collaboration

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Zendaya was cast on HBO’s gritty teen drama Euphoria

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She’s in yet another film, Dune



Zendaya made record-breaking  history by becoming the youngest female to ever win a Primetime Emmy for best lead actress

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