Zendaya Has Donated $100,000 to the Theater Where She Began Her Career

Zendaya is utilizing her celebrity status to give back to the theater, which helped her develop her skills.

The KTLA sister station KRON reported that the Oakland native donated $100,000 to the North Star Fund, which supports the California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes) in Orinda, in collaboration with the Women Donors Network.

The 27-year-old Zendaya attended the theater. She enrolled in drama studies at Cal Shakes in the third grade, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

“Women Donors Network (“WDN”) has approved a 2024 501(c)(3) grant of $100,000 for California Shakespeare Theater (Cal Shakes). We are very pleased to be able to offer this general support grant in partnership with Zendaya. We hope that our funding supports your work and helps further your strategic vision, wherever funds are most needed,” stated Leena Barakat, president and CEO of the Women Donors Network.

Zendaya Has Donated $100,000 to the Theater Where She Began Her Career

The funds will be used to improve the facility’s café, update the sound and lighting equipment, and support Cal Shakes’ 50th anniversary production of “As You Like It.”

“We are deeply grateful to Zendaya and the WDN for their partnership, and their generous grant of $100,000 to the North Star Fund. This gift helps keep Cal Shakes going strong as we prepare for our 50th Anniversary season!” said Clive Worsley, Cal Shakes’ executive director.

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Zendaya, whose real name is Zendaya Coleman, has starred in two popular television shows: “Euphoria” on HBO and “Spider-Man: No Way Home” on Marvel.

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