Zendaya Breaks History As She Becomes The First-ever Black Actress To Do So After Winning Her 2nd Emmy Award

Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman popularly known as Zendaya grabs her second Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress.

Becoming the youngest two-time winner for acting in Emmys history, and the first Black woman to win the Emmy for lead actress in a drama series twice.

Zendaya who received her first Emmy Award in 2020, was presented with the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, which makes her the first-ever Black actor to win the award more than once.

Zendaya started her career in 2009 as a singer and actress, and at the age of 13 has starred in various series including Euphoria, the movie which earned several Emmys nominations.

She was nominated for Lead Actress in a Drama for the second time in 2022.

She also emerged as the youngest person ever to get nominated for the executive producer for the Outstanding Drama Series Award.

“My greatest wish for Euphoria was that it could help heal people, and I just want to say thank you for everyone who has shared their story with me,”


Zendaya who was born to an American mother and an African-American father has made a name for herself, inspiring lots of her generation and beyond.

Aside from her nominations for Euphoria, she was nominated for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for the for her lyrical contributions to the show’s soundtrack

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