Zoe Saldana is an American actress. She was born on June 19, 1978, in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. Saldana’s film career began in 2000 with Center Stage, in which she portrayed a ballet dancer. She is best known for playing science fiction characters like Neytiri in Avatar and Nyota Uhura in Star Trek. She appeared in Avatar, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame, Avatar: The Way of Water, the four highest-grossing films ever.
Saldana has been married to Italian artist Marco Perego Saldana since 2013. The couple has three children: six-year-old Zen and eight-year-old twins Cy and Bowie.
Recently, Saldana starred in Avatar: The Way of Water, which surpassed $2 billion at the worldwide box office, making her the first actor with four movies over $2 billion box office.
As of December 2023, Zoe Saldana is 45 years and 5 months old, her estimated net worth is $40 million, and she stands at a height 5 feet 7 inches (169 cm or 1.69 m) tall.
Zoë Yadira Saldaña Nazario
Law & Order (1999)
Center Stage (2000)
Best Known for
- 2009 Boston Society of Film Critics – Best Ensemble Cast: Star Trek
- 2009 Empire Awards – Best Actress: Avatar
- 2009 Saturn Awards – Best Actress: Avatar
- 2009 Teen Choice Awards – Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi: Avatar
- 2012 Hollywood Walk of Fame – Zoe Saldana: Colombiana
- 2012 Teen Choice Awards – Choice Movie Actress: Action: Colombiana
- 2012 ALMA Awards – Favorite Movie Actress Drama/Adventure: Colombiana
- 2017 Teen Choice Awards – Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
- 2018 Hollywood Walk of Fame – Zoe Saldana : Avengers: Infinity War
Date of Birth
19 June 1978
As of 2023, Zoe is 45 years and 5 months old.
Passaic, New Jersey, USA
Queens, New York, US
School / College / University
ECOS Espacio de Danza Academy (to learn different dance forms she joined here)
Race / Ethnicity
She was born to a Dominican father and a Puerto Rican mother.
Dancing, watching movies, reading, and listening to music.
An Arabic tattoo
A star tattoo on her wrist
A star on her ankle
Physical Stats & More
- In feet: 5′ 6½”
- In Centimeters: 169 cm
- In meters: 1.69 m
- In kilograms: 54 Kg
- In Pounds: 119 lbs
33 – 25 – 31 inches
Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978, in Passaic, New Jersey, to parents Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was of Dominican descent, and her mother is Puerto Rican. Saldana has two sisters named Cisely and Mariel and a half-brother named Nipo. Her father died in a car accident when she was only nine years old.
Saldana has been married to Italian-born artist Marco Perego-Saldana since 2013. Together they have three sons: twin boys named Cy Aridio and Bowie Ezio, born in 2014, and a younger son named Zen Perego-Saldana, born in 2016. The couple is raising their children to be multilingual, with Perego-Saldana teaching them Italian, Saldana teaching them Spanish, and their nanny teaching them English.
Marco Perego (Italian artist)
Cisley Saldaña Nazario (Sister)
Mariel Saldaña Nazario (Sister)
Bowie Ezio Perego-Saldana (son)
Zen Perego-Saldana (son)
Cy Aridio Perego-Saldana (son)
Relationship & More
Married to Marco Perego
In June 2013
Boyfriend and dating history
Keith Britton (2000–2011) (American actor and CEO of My Fashion Database)
Zoe Saldana and Keith Britton began dating in 2000 after meeting as co-founders of My Fashion Database, an online platform for fashion professionals. They remained together for 11 years and got engaged in June 2010. However, the couple ended their engagement in November 2011, and Zoe announced their breakup one day after having dinner with her mother and some friends.
Despite their split, Zoe and Keith remained good friends and business partners, as they continued working together on My Fashion Database.
Bradley Cooper (2011–2012) (American actor)
Zoe Saldana and Bradley Cooper dated briefly in 2011 after meeting on the set of their movie “The Words”. Their relationship heated up quickly but fizzled out just as fast a year later, in December 2012.
Marco Perego (2013–Present)
Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego have been married since 2013 and have three children together. They married after just a few months of dating. Marco is an Italian-born artist. The couple’s relationship is unique and shows a level of equality not commonly seen. They were first seen together at the premiere of Saldana’s film, “Star Trek: Into Darkness”. Before meeting Saldana, Marco was a soccer player for Venice, but he had to give up his dreams of playing the sport professionally after suffering a career-ending leg injury at 21 years old. Although they’ve been married for nearly a decade, Saldana and Perego’s story began years before they actually started dating. Saldana explained that they’re raising their boys in a gender-neutral household. Saldana has also revealed that she married Perego just months after breaking up with on-and-off boyfriend Bradley Cooper, but she did not discuss pregnancy rumors at the time.
- Favorite Food – NYC Chinese food, Mom’s cooked food
- Books – Go Tell It On The Mountain (by Paulo Coelho), Lucy (by Jamaica Kincaid), Different Seasons (by Stephen King), and The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (by Junot Díaz)
- Favorite Singers – Sam Cooke, Billie Holiday
- Color – Keeps changing
- Favorite Movies – Star Wars, A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Goonies
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Net Worth 2023
As of 2023, Zoe Saldana’s estimated net worth is $40 million. Zoe Saldana makes money primarily through her acting career, brand deals, and investments. “Avatar,” “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and the “Avengers” franchise have earned her millions. Saldana has additionally made investments in her own production company and appeared in a number of other films and TV shows. She also made box office history by becoming the first actor to ever appear in four films with over $2 billion in revenue. Additionally, she has a sizable fan base on her social media platforms, including over 8.6 million Instagram followers, which can be used to earn money through brand endorsements.
Net worth Growth
|Net worth in 2022||$38 million|
|Net worth in 2021||$35 million|
|Net worth in 2020||$32 million|
|Net worth in 2019||$28 million|
|Net worth in 2018||$25 million|
|Yearly Salary||$3.6 million|
|Monthly Salary||$300 thousand|
|Weekly Salary||$75 thousand|
|Salary per movie||$2-8 million|
- Audi Q7
- Porsche 911 Turbo S
- McLaren 650S
- Aston Martin Vantage
- Tesla Model S
- Audi A8
Zoe Saldana has owned multiple properties in Los Angeles.
In October 2006, she purchased a 4-bed, 3-bath, 1,704 sq. ft. home in Los Angeles for $1.055 million, according to public records. It is unclear if she still owns this property, which was listed for sale in 2013.
In 2016, she purchased a Colonial Revival-style home in Hidden Valley Hills, Beverly Hills for $8.7 million. The 6,332 sq. ft. property is located within the guard-gated Hidden Valley Estates, which is also home to other Hollywood stars.
In 2021, Zoe Saldana was reported to have toured a $2.5 million six-bedroom, 4,000 sq. ft. house in Los Angeles with her parents, but it is unclear if she purchased this property.
Mugsy (Mix Breed)
Zoe Saldana Facts
- Saldana’s first film role was in “Center Stage” (2000), where she played a struggling ballet dancer.
- Her breakthrough roles came in 2009 with her performances as Nyota Uhura in “Star Trek” and Neytiri in “Avatar”.
- Saldana is bilingual, speaking English and Spanish. She was raised in Queens, New York, and moved to New York City in 1995 to join the FACES theater group in Brooklyn.
- In addition to her film career, Saldana has also appeared in numerous plays and musicals.
- Saldana has Lebanese and Haitian roots.
- Saldana has three sons with her husband, Italian artist Marco Perego.
- Some of Saldana’s other notable film roles include Gamora in the “Guardians of the Galaxy” series, Cataleya in “Colombiana,” and Aisha in “The Losers”.
- Saldana is a trained ballet dancer and studied at the ECOS Espacio de Danza Academy in the Dominican Republic.
- She started her acting career in theater and performed in several plays with the FACES and New York Youth Theatre groups.
- In 2013, Saldana was named the new international spokesperson for L’Oréal Paris.
- She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2018.
Movies and TV Shows
All Movies List
|2000||Center Stage||Eva Rodriguez|
|Get Over It||Maggie|
|2003||Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl||Anamaria|
|The Terminal||Dolores Torres|
|Guess Who||Theresa Jones|
|Dirty Deeds||Rachel Buff|
|The Curse of Father Cardona||Flor|
|The Heart Specialist||Donna|
|2008||Vantage Point||Angie Jones|
|Star Trek||Nyota Uhura|
|Death at a Funeral||Elaine|
|Burning Palms||Sara Cotton|
|2012||The Words||Dora Jansen|
|Star Trek Into Darkness||Nyota Uhura|
|Out of the Furnace||Lena Warren|
|Infinitely Polar Bear||Maggie Stuart|
|Guardians of the Galaxy||Gamora|
|The Book of Life||María Posada|
|Star Trek Beyond||Nyota Uhura|
|Live by Night||
|Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2||Gamora|
|I Kill Giants||Mrs. Mollé|
|My Little Pony: The Movie||Captain Celaeno|
|2018||Avengers: Infinity War||Gamora|
|Missing Link||Adelina Fortnight|
|2020||Vampires vs. the Bronx||Becky|
|The Adam Project||Laura|
|Avatar: The Way of Water||Neytiri|
|2023||Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3||Gamora|
All TV Shows List
|1999||Law & Order||Belinca|
|2004||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Gabrielle Vega|
|2013||Comedy Bang! Bang!||Herself|
|2014||Rosemary’s Baby||Rosemary Woodhouse|
|2016||Lip Sync Battle||Herself|
|2020||Home Movie: The Princess Bride||Princess Buttercup|
|2021||Maya and the Three||Princess Maya|
What is Zoe Saldana's full name and when was she born?
Zoe Saldana's full name is Zoë Yadira Saldaña Nazario. She was born on June 19, 1978.
What is Zoe Saldana's ethnicity?
Zoe Saldana's father was Dominican, and her mother is Puerto Rican.
What were some of Zoe Saldana's early acting roles?
Zoe Saldana's early acting roles include appearances in the films Center Stage (2000), Crossroads (2002), Drumline (2002), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), and The Terminal (2004).
What are some of Zoe Saldana's most successful movies?
Zoe Saldana's most successful movies include Avatar (2009), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Star Trek (2009), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Avatar: The Way Of Water.
Who is Zoe Saldana married to and how many children does she have?
Zoe Saldana is married to Italian artist Marco Perego, and they have three sons named Bowie, Cy, and Zen.
What is the net worth of Zoe Saldana?
As of April 2023, Zoe Saldana's net worth is $40 million.
How much did Zoe Saldana get paid for Avatar 2?
As per reports, she earned $8 million for her role in Avatar: The Way Of Water.
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