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Zoe Yadira Saldana Nazario

Published Wed Dec 17 2014 By Jhr Na
Zoe Yadira Saldana Nazario

zoe-saldana-Zoe Yadira Saldana Nazario also known as Zoe Saldana is a great actress and a good dancer too. She was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey US. Her father Aridio Saldana and mother Asalia Nazario were from Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. She had spent her most of the early childhood in Jackson Heights, Queens New York. When she was 9 years her father died in a car accident. Afterwards Saldana and her mother moved to the Dominican Republic. While being there Saldana discovered her love of dance and began her training in the ECOS Espacio de Danza Academy. She studied Ballet, Jazz and modern Latin dance. She only did not start dancing there but she too started her acting journey there. At the age of 17, Saldana and her mother moved back to the US. She did not stop her dancing but also started her performance in the theatre.

Due to her previous dance training, and her acting experience, she was able to get first film role, playing Eva, the talented and wayward Ballet dancer in the 2000 film Centre Stage. Her professional career began several years ago due to this she was allowed to involve in blockbuster films and act with considerable actresses, actors and industry members at steps that very few young professionals have experienced. She is respected and praised from the industry members such as Jerry Bruckheimer and Steven Speilberge and actors/actresses such as Tom Hanks Bernie Mac, Keira Knightley, Ashton Kutcher Kirsten Dunst and Orlando Bloom. She has worked on more then 35 movies from which The Book of life; Guardians of galaxy Nina are in post-production. She too has worked in some of the Television. She also occupied a place in the famous game Star Trek where her role Nyota Uhura she recorded her voice and her likeness was added to the character. Instead of acting she too has an interest in modelling and fashion.

After being in 10 years relationship Saldana and her boyfriend Keith Britton got engaged in June 2010. Saldana has always wished to have children’s. She wanted to start a family early but her then-fiance Keith Britton was not so keen. She loved the anxiety and the pressure of loud room full of blathering children’s. Saldana and her long time boyfriend Britton declared that they had ended their relationship in November 2011. She was in an infrequent relationship with Bradley Cooper (From December 2011 to January 2013). In 2013, Zoe started dating Italian artist Marco Perego. They secretly got married in June 2013 in London.


She was nominated in 38 award category from which she was able to gain 8. Her first award was Boston Society of Film Critics Awards in the category of Best Ensemble cast by the work in the movie Star Trek. Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, Empire Awards, Saturn Award were the awards gained for the category of Best Actress by the works in the movie Avatar. She got two Teen Choice Awards in the category of Choice Movie Actress – Sci-Fi and Choice Movie Actress – Action by the work in the movies Avatar and Colombiana. She got Visual Effects Society Awards and ALMA.