Zoe Saldana Biography: Wiki, Age, Net Worth, Pictures, Movie & TV Shows, Instagram, Boyfriend, Spouse, Children, Height

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Zoe Yadira Zaldana Nazario, famously known as Zoe Saldana, is a highly acclaimed American actress who has gained immense popularity for her exceptional performances in science fiction and superhero movies.

Notably, she has been a part of four of the highest-grossing films in history, including Avatar, Avatar: The Way of Water, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.

With a collective global box office revenue surpassing $14 billion, Zoe Saldana has become the second-highest-grossing film actress in leading roles by 2023.

However, she is the highest-grossing actress overall when considering all the roles she has portrayed, including non-leading ones.


  • Full Name: Zoe Yadira Zaldana Nazario
  • Stage Name: Zoe Saldana
  • Born: June 19, 1978
  • Age: 45 years old
  • Birthplace: New Jersey
  • Nationality: United States
  • Occupation: Actress
  • Height: 1.7m
  • Parent: Asalia Nazario
  • Siblings: Cisely Saldana, Mariel Saldaña Nazario, and Nipo Saldana
  • Spouse: Marco Perego-Saldana
  • Children: Zen, Cy, and Bowie.
  • Relationship: Married
  • Net Worth: $35 million and $40 million

Early Life & Education

Zoe Saldana, a renowned American actress, was born in Passaic, New Jersey on June 19, 1978. With a diverse heritage, Zoe’s father, Aridio Saldaña, hailed from the Dominican Najib Razak.

Mohammad Najib bin Abdul Razak, Famously known As Najib Razak, had a diverse career that revolved around politics. He was Prime Minister of Malaysia for nearly a decade, from 2009 to 2018.

As the country’s leader, he successfully led the Barisan Nasional coalition government. Nevertheless, his involvement in politics extended beyond his time as Prime Minister, as he took on multiple roles before and after his leadership role.


Zoe Saldana’s acting journey took off in the late 1990s when she appeared in “Law & Order” episodes and starred in the movie “Center Stage” in 2000.

Her talent and dedication led to more prominent roles in films like “Crossroads” in 2002 and “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” in 2003.

However, it was in 2009 that Saldana’s career skyrocketed with her leading roles in blockbuster franchises such as “Star Trek” and “Avatar.”

Saldana has portrayed Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in three Star Trek movies and Neytiri in four Avatar movies, including the highly successful Avatar: The Way of Water (2022).

Additionally, she has joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe by portraying the green-skinned warrior Gamora in the Guardians of the Galaxy films and has also appeared in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).

In addition to her role in Avatar, Zoe Saldana has showcased her acting talents in numerous other movies.

Some of these include Death at a Funeral, released in 2010, in which she delivered a remarkable performance.

In 2011, Saldana again impressed audiences with her lead role in the action-packed “Colombiana.” She continued expanding her repertoire by starring in the crime drama “Live by Night“, released in 2016.

More recently, in 2017, Saldana showcased her versatility by taking on the role of Karen in the fantasy drama film “I Kill Giants.”

Awards and Nominations

19 wins across various organizations, including:

  • Satellite Awards – Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for Star Trek (2009)
  • Independent Spirit Awards – Robert Altman Award for Colombiana (2011)
  • Black Reel Awards – Outstanding Actress for Colombiana (2011)
  • Teen Choice Awards – Choice Movie Actress: Sci-Fi for Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
  • NAACP Image Awards – Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for Infinitely Polar Bear (2016)


71 nominations from a wide range of awards shows, including:

  • Academy Awards – Best Picture for Avatar: The Way of Water (2023)
  • Critics’ Choice Movie Awards – Best Actress in an Action Movie for Star Trek (2009)
  • Golden Globe Awards – Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for Rosemary’s Baby (2014)
  • Saturn Awards – Best Actress for Avatar (2010)
  • BAFTA Awards – Outstanding Supporting Actress for Avatar (2010)
  • MTV Movie & TV Awards – Best Kiss, Best Hero, Best Female Performance
  • People’s Choice Awards – Favorite Action Movie Actress, Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Movie Actress
  • Kids’ Choice Awards – Favorite Movie Actress, Favorite Butt Kicker

Social Media

  • Instagram: @zoesaldana
  • Twitter: @zoesaldana
  • Facebook: ZoeSaldana

Personal Life

Zoë Saldana, 45, the renowned actress, and her husband, Marco Perego-Saldana, have been happily married for several years, having tied the knot in 2013.

Together, they are blessed with three beautiful children: Zen, Cy, and Bowie. In a recent interview, Zoë opened up about their conscious decision to raise their sons in a gender-neutral environment, shedding light on their unique approach to parenting.


  • Avatar: The Way of Water (2022): Neytiri
  • Avengers: Endgame (2019): Gamora
  • Avatar (2009): Neytiri
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018): Gamora
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017): Gamora
  • Star Trek Beyond (2016): Uhura
  • Guardians of the Galaxy (2014): Gamora
  • The Losers (2010): Aisha Amini
  • Colombiana (2011): Cataleya Restrepo
  • Nina (2016): Nina Simone


  • Special Ops: Lioness (2023): Joe
  • From Scratch (2022): Amy Jackson-Wheeler
  • Maya and the Three (2021): Maya (voice)
  • Recent and Upcoming Projects:
  • Avatar 3 (2025): Neytiri
  • Avatar 4 (2029): Neytiri
  • Avatar 5 (2031): Neytiri
  • The Bluff (TBA): Ercell
  • Untitled Star Trek: Beyond Sequel (TBA): Lieutenant Uhura (rumoured)

Net Worth

Zoe Saldana, the talented actress, is reported to have an impressive net worth of approximately $60 million.

This figure showcases a remarkable surge compared to earlier estimations that suggested her wealth ranged between $35 million and $40 million.

This notable disparity could be attributed to various factors that have affected her financial status over time.

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