Zoe Saldana
Zoe Saldana
Real Name/Full Name Zoe Yadira Saldana Nazario
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Zoe Saldana
Birth Place: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
Date of Birth/Birthday: 19 June 1978
Age/How Old: 45 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 169 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 149 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Mother: Asalia Nazario
Father: Aridio Saldana
Siblings: Cisely Saldana, Mariel Saldaña Nazario, Nipo Saldana
School: Newton high School, ECOS Esopacio de Danza Academy
College: N/A
Religion: Catholic
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Marco Perego Saldana (m. 2013)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Bowie Ezio Perego-Saldana, Cy Aridio Perego-Saldana and Zen Perego-Saldana
Profession: American actress
Net Worth: $50 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Zoe Saldana is an American actress well-known for her appearances in all-time science fiction films like Avatar and Avengers: Endgame.

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Biography and Early Life

Zoe Yadira Saldana Nazario was born on 19 June 1978 in New Jersey. Zoe Saldana’s father was a Dominican, whereas her mother was a Puerto Rican. Her full name reflects her Puerto Rican and Dominican descent. Zoe Saldana grew up in Jackson Height, New York City, together with her two sisters.

Her father died in a car accident when she was just nine years old. Her mother, after that, moved the whole family to the Dominican Republic.

While in the Dominican Republic, Zoe Saldana trained fully to be a dancer. Although, Zoe studied ballet and developed an interest in becoming a ballet dancer. However, her foot structure was not as recommended, so she had to quit. Saldana still describes how she loved ballet dancing, but she could not change the rules.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Zoe Saldana in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Zoe Saldana’s age is 45 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 19 June 1978. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 169 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 149 lbs in Pound and 68 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Black.


After relocating to New York City, Zoe Saldana joined a high school and later became part of a Faces theatre group. The group aimed to spread messages full of positivity to teens learning in high school.

In her teen years, Saldana featured in productions such as The Amazing Technicolor and Joseph. During one of the performances, Saldana’s acting impressed the talent scout she later designed a contract with the organization.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Zoe Saldana With Husband Marco Perego Saldana
Zoe Saldana With Husband Marco Perego Saldana

Saldana started dating Keith Britton and later took their relationship to the next level of engagement after ten years. They later called off their relationship in 2011. Two years later Saldana Marco Perego, an Italian artist. In 2014, their marriage was blessed with twins, and in 2017, they got a son together.

Is Zoe Saldana Lesbian?

Zoe Saldana’s sexuality is straight. She has dated Keith Britton, whom they later broke up in 2011. In 2013, she married Marco Perego, an Italian artist.

Professional Career

In 1999 is when Zoe Saldana landed her huge role in the Law-and-Order film. In 2000, Saldana took part in a dance film called Centre Stage following her experience as a ballet dancer. Zoe’s next film premiered in 2002 when she had a starring role alongside Britney Spears in Crossroads film. She also featured on Drumline together with Nick Cannon.

Zoe Saldana’s future career continued to flourish, especially when she featured in Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, which premiered in 2003. In 2004, Zoe Saldana was featured in The Terminal as an immigration officer as well as a Star Trek fan.

While filming the Star Trek film, Stephen Spielberg aided Saldana in apprehending the World of Star Trek. He also taught Saldana the Vulcan salutes. Zoe Saldana has also featured in films like Dirty Deeds, Vantage Point, Guess Who, Constellation, Haven, and Temptation.

Just before the filming of The Terminal film, Zoe Saldana had done enough research about the character she was given as Nyota Uhura. In 2009, Zoe Saldana featured in another film, which gained more commercial success than Star Trek. The film’s name is Avatar, where she played the role of Xenos the hunter, Neytiri. The film grossed over $2.7 billion worldwide.

Zoe Saldana did not participate much in other films. However, in 2010, she featured in movies like Burning Psalms, The Losers, Death at a Funeral, and Takers. She also joined the casting of famous films such as Colombiana and The Heart Specialist. After featuring in another renowned film, the Words, Saldana came back to the stage again with Star Trek Into Darkness that premiered in 2013. Here, she did better than the previous reboot, making over $467 billion at the box office. By this time, Saldana became famous as an actress who specializes in science fiction films.

In 2014, Saldana featured in Guardians of the Galaxy film, gaining its unexpected box office success. The film was one of the best films ever made by marvel, earning over $772 million at the box office. The same year, she took a role in Rosemary’s Baby.
In 2016, she was also featured in Nina’s film. She also featured in Star Trek Beyond film, which also gained box office success.

Saldana is still featured in many films, including Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, and Avatar 1, 2, and 3.


Saldana has had successful roles in her films, earning her many accolades. Some of the accolades include; MTV Movie Awards: Best Kiss for Drumline movie, ALMA Award for an Outstanding Actress in Colombiana movie, Empire Award for Best Actress on Avatar, VES Award for Outstanding Performance on Avatar film and Glamour Awards for Film Actress, among many accolades.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Zoe Saldana in 2024

Zoe Saldana Net Worth
Zoe Saldana Net Worth

As of 2024, Zoe Saldana has an estimated net worth of $50 million. In the year 2019, Saldana was the second-highest paid film actress of all time, coming after Scarlett Johansson. Her high income comes from featuring in the most commercially successful films like Avatar and Avengers: Endgame. In 2019, Saldana’s films had grossed over $11 billion globally.

Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know

  1. Saldana is of Afro-Dominican ancestry.
  2. Saldana’s major film debut occurred when she was featured in a Centre Stage movie as Eva Rodriguez.
  3. Spanish and English are Saldana’s first languages.
  4. In June 2000, Saldana featured on Short Cuts of Vogue Magazine, Steven Meisel, who took photos at that time.
  5. In May 2007, Saldana was among those chosen as 100 Most Beautiful People in the World, featuring People’s Magazine.
  6. In 2010, Saldana acted as the face of Calvin Klein’s Envy underwear line.

Indeed, Saldana is such a successful actress who has gained fame in the acting industry, especially her love for science fiction films. Despite growing up without a father, Saldana has worked hard to become successful.


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