Zendaya on Dancing With The Stars 2013 - 7 Things to know

March 18, 2013 7:31:38 PM PDT
Meet Zendaya, one of this season's stars on "Dancing with the Stars"! She is paired with Val Chmerkovskiy.

1) Stars as Raquel "Rocky" Blue on the Disney Channel's "Shake It Up!"

2) Born September 1, 1996 in Oakland, California

3) Helped her mother at work at the California Shakespeare Theater as a child

4) Performed at the White House

5) Zendaya is derived from the word that means "to give thanks" in Shona

6) Worked as a fashion model for Macy's, Mervyns, and Old Navy

7) Has a giant Schnauzer named Midnight