Zoe Kravitz Biography
Zoe Isabella Kravitz is an American actress, singer, and model. Kravitz made her acting debut in the romantic comedy film No Reservations (2007), and had her breakthrough portraying Angel Salvadore in the superhero film X-Men: First Class (2011), which earned her nominations for a Teen Choice Award and a Scream Award. The actress rose to prominence playing Christina in The Divergent series (2014–2016) and Leta Lestrange in the Fantastic Beasts film series (2016–2018), and appeared as Toast the Knowing in Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) and voiced Catwoman in The Lego Batman Movie (2017) and Mary Jane Watson in Spider-Man: Into the spider-verse (2018). She has had starring roles in numerous independent films, including Dope (2015), Adam Green’s Aladdin (2016), and Gemini (2017).
She earned praise for her lead roles in the HBO drama series Big Little Lies (2017–2019), which earned her a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination, and the Hulu romantic comedy series High Fidelity (2020).
How old is Zoe Kravitz? – Age
The American actress is 32 years old as of 1st December 2020. She was born in 1988 in Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States.
Who are Zoe Kravitz Parents? – Father and Mother
The American actress is the daughter of actor-musician Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet. Both of her parents are of mixed African American and Ashkenazi Jewish descent. Kravitz’s parents married in 1987 and divorced six years later, in 1993, when she was 5 years old. She lived with her mother in Topanga Canyon, and then moved to Miami at age 11 to live with her father, spending summers with her mother.
Zoe Kravitz Family
The actress has a younger half-sister, Lola Iolani Momoa, and a half-brother, Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa, from her mother’s remarriage to actor Jason Momoa. Her godfather is movie producer Bruce Cohen, and her godmothers are actresses Marisa Tomei and Cree Summer.
Her paternal grandmother, actress Roxie Roker, and her maternal grandfather, Allen Bonet, were African American, with some of her grandmother’s family being from the Bahamas. Her paternal grandfather, NBC television news producer Sy Kravitz, and maternal grandmother, Arlene Litman, were both of Jewish heritage.
Who is Zoe Kravitz married to? – Spouse
The actress is a married man. She is married to actor Karl Glusman. They began their relationship in 2016. She revealed in an interview published in October 2018 that she became engaged in February the same year. They both got married at Kravitz’s home in Paris on June 29, 2019.
On January 2, 2021, it was announced that Kravitz had filed for divorce from Glusman after 18 months of marriage. Kravitz was once in a relationship with Ezra Miller while they were filming Beware the Gonzo and dated with actor Penn Badgley from 2011 until 2013.
Zoe Kravitz Career
The actress landed her first film role while in high school, playing a babysitter hired by Catherine Zeta-Jones’ character in the 2007 romantic comedy No Reservations. In the same year she also appeared in the action thriller The Brave One.
In 2008, she appeared in the music video for Jay Z’s ”I Know”, and was featured singing in Will.i.am’s music video for “We Are the Ones”, in support of US presidential candidate Barack Obama. That same year she also appeared in the family drama Birds of America and neo noir comedy Assassination of a High school president.
Kravitz began making music at the age of 16. She fronted the New York/Philadelphia-based band Elevator Fight, which she formed in 2009. The band performed at the South by Southwest music festival and on the main stage of the Roots Picnic in Philadelphia in June 2009, along with The Roots, TV On the Radio, and The Black Keys. She stated in 2011 that her music is a hobby.
In 2011, the actress appeared in the coming-of-age film Yelling to the sky. She also appeared in eight episodes of the Showtime television series Californication, in which she portrayed Pearl, the vocalist of the all-female band Queens of Dogtown. That same year she portrayed the comic book character Angel Salvadore in X-Men: First Class. The actress filmed her scenes in London and performed wire work for her role, to simulate her character’s ability to fly.
In 2013, she co-starred in After Earth. In 2013, the actress released a jewelry line in collaboration with the Swarovski crystal company. She used ethnic and vintage jewelry, and her birthstone, Turquoise, as inspiration for her designs. In 2014, she portrayed the character Christina in Divergent.
The actress reprised her role in the sequels Insurgent and Allegiant. Also in 2014, she starred in the independent drama The Road Within and the romantic comedy Pretend We’re Kissing. She started the band Lolawolf while in Los Angeles filming The Road Within. Made up of members from the band Reputante, Lolawolf released an eponymous EP and debuted at the Mercury Lounge in November 2013.
From 2017 to 2019, Kravitz starred in the HBO drama series Big Little Lies, in which she portrays Bonnie Carlson; for her performance, she earned two Black Reel Award nominations as well as a nomination for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a cast in a Drama series.
The actress appeared in the 2018 science fiction action film Kin and reprised her role as Leta Lestrange in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, in a larger capacity. Also in 2018, she appeared on BBC Children in Need with Eddie Redmayne, setting up Alex Jones from The One Show, with the help of children who fed them the answers to the interview questions.
She was ranked one of the best dressed women in 2018 by fashion website Net-a-Porter. In the same year, Kravitz was featured on the song “Screwed” on Janelle Monae’s album Dirty Computer. She was also featured on “Anti-Social Smokers Club” on Rae Sremmurd’s third album SR3MM.
In 2020, Kravitz headlined the romantic Comedy web television series High Fidelity, premiering on Valentine’s Day on Hulu. She starred as one of the leads in Viena and the Fantomes. The actress is set to portray Selina Kyle / Catwoman, now in live action, in director Matt Reeves’ Batman, which is scheduled for release on March 4, 2022.
Zoe Kravitz Net worth
The American actress has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2021.