Zoe Saldana is an American-born dancer and actress who is known for her role in films, television, video games as well as performances. Her performances with Faces which is a theater group made her get noticed. Her characters in Law and Order and Centre Stage are her first screen and film debut, respectively. Saldana’s role as Nyota Uhura in the Star Trek marked a breakthrough in her career. Keep reading to know more about Zoe Saldana’s net worth in 2018.
Zoe Saldana Early Life
Zoe Saldana was born in 1978 on 19 June to Aridio Saldana and Puerto Rican. She was born in Passaic, New Jersey but grew up in Jackson Heights, New York. When her father died in a car crash when she was only nine years old, Saldana and her mother moved to the Dominican Republic.
Saldana has two siblings, and they are female. Their names are Mariel and Cisely.
She joined ECOS Espacio de Danza Academy. Her interest was learning modern Latin dance, jazz, and ballet. Immediately after her sophomore year, she and her family relocated to New York.
After dating for a long time, Saldana and Keith Britton got engaged in June 2010. Britton was the CEO of My Fashion Database as well as an actor. In November 2011, they called off the engagement. Their eleven- years relationship came to an end.
In June 2013, she secretly married Marco Perego in London. He is an Italian artist, and they had started dating in March 2013. According to his tradition, Perego adopted Saldana’s surname and the other way after their wedding.
The couple has been blessed with three children who are all boys. Their firstborns are twins whose names are Cy and Bowie who was born in 2014. The other one is Zen, and he was born in 2017. Just like her and her husband, the two are planning to raise their kids as bilingual.
She, her sisters and mother suffer from Hashimoto’s thyroiditis.
Zoe Saldana Career
Saldana was a member of Faces. It was during her membership there that she got a chance to appear in the 1999 Law & Order. Zoe film debut was as a dancer in Centre Stage. In 2002, Saldana appeared in Crossroads and also began Drumlins film together with Nick Cannon.
She had a role of Anamaria in Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl of 2003. Her next character was that of Dolores Torres in The Terminal.
In the following year, Saldana appeared in Temptation as well as Haven. In 2005, her appearances were in Constellation, Dirty Deeds and Guess Who alongside Ashton Kutcher.
She had roles in Premium and Vantage Point in 2006 and 2008, respectively. In 2007, she was featured in After Sex and also starred in Blackout.
Her breakthrough was in 2009 with two great deals. One was the role of Nyota Uhura in Star Trek, and the other was the star of Avatar.
Others include The Losers, Death at a Funeral, Takers, Burning Palms, The Heart Specialist, and My Little Pony. She has starred in Rosemary’s Baby, Nina and acted the role of Gamora in Guardians of Galaxy.
Awards & Achievements
In 2009, Saldana won awards such as Best Ensemble Cast, Best Actress twice and Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi. In 2012 she won in both ALMA Awards and Teen Choice Awards. She was also the Teens Choice Awards winner of the category of Choice Awards Actress: Sci-Fi.
Net Worth of Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana has an estimated net worth of over $25 million. Her primary source of income is acting. Others include performing on stages and voicing actors of animation movies. Her various roles in the different television series and films such as Star Trek, Avatar, Center Stage, and Crossroads has dramatically contributed to the wealth that she has managed to accumulate over the years. Saldana also has a cloth line which consequently adds to her revenue which is the main contributor to the assets.
Zoe Saldana is an award-winning actress and dancer. After her first screen appearance on Law & Order, she has appeared in many other films. Saldana’s breakthrough role was that of Nyota Uhura in Star Trek as well as Neytiri in Avatar. Zoe has won a lot of awards in appreciation of her great talent and the excellent performance.