Celebrities Whose First Name Starts With Z

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Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman
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Birthdate: September 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States

Actress and singer Zendaya is best known for her role in the Disney Channel sitcom, Shake It Up. She began her career as a model and is trained in different forms of dance. As a singer, she has released one studio album and several singles. She identifies as a feminist and has shown support for the 'Black Lives Matter' movement.

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Zlatan Ibrahimović
(One of the Greatest Football Strikers of All Time)
Zlatan Ibrahimović
149
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Malmo, Sweden

Swedish professional footballer Zlatan Ibrahimović currently plays as a striker for Serie A club A.C. Milan. Widely regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation, he is one of the most decorated active footballers in the world.  He is Sweden's all-time leading goalscorer. He is a brash person and has been involved in several violent incidents with teammates.

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Zayn Malik
(Singer)
Zayn Malik
141
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 12, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bradford, England
Popular singer Zayn Malik shot to fame with the television reality show The X Factor and later became a part of a hugely successful band One Direction. Afterwards, Zayn Malik set out to establish his solo career and released his debut album, Mind of Mine, which made him a star. The singer has also made an entry into fashion world.
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Zac Efron
(Actor)
Zac Efron
126
Birthdate: October 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Luis Obispo, California, United States

An actor who rose to prominence in the late 2000s, Zac Efron is a teen heartthrob and a fan favorite who has acted in many romantic films. He is equally popular for his roles in comedy films and has won several awards. Also a singer, he has contributed to the soundtracks of numerous films.

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Zinedine Zidane
(French Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder)
Zinedine Zidane
74
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Castellane, Marseille, France

Amongst the greatest footballers of all time, Zinedine Zidane led France to victories in the FIFA World Cup in 1998 and the European Championship in 2000. Later, the three-time FIFA World Player of the Year took up the position of Real Madrid manager and carved yet another success story by winning major titles like Champions League and UEFA Super Cups.

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Zoe Saldana
(Actress)
Zoe Saldana
72
Birthdate: June 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States

American actress, Zoe Saldana, is best known for starring in fantasy-adventure films like Star TrekAvatarGuardians of the GalaxyAvengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, which were massive worldwide hits. She faced flak in 2016 when she used skin-darkening makeup to play jazz musician Nina Simone in the biopic Nina, which led to debates about colour bias in society.

 7 
Zooey Deschanel
(Known for Her Deadpan Roles in Comedy Films)
Zooey Deschanel
67
Birthdate: January 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Zooey Deschanel is an American actress known for her deadpan roles in successful comedy films, such as The Good Girl, Elf, Failure to Launch, Yes Man and 500 Days of Summer. She also acted in the popular sitcom New Girl. She is also a singer and songwriter and plays keyboards, percussion, banjo, and ukulele. Zooey is a co-founder of the female-focused website, HelloGiggles.

 8 
Zoë Kravitz
(Actress Best Known for Her Role in 'The Divergent' and 'Fantastic Beasts' Film Series)
Zoë Kravitz
107
Birthdate: December 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Venice, Los Angeles, California, United States

Actress, singer, and model Zoë Kravitz first gained prominence for her role in the superhero film X-Men: First Class in the early 2010s. She is the daughter of actor parents and her entry into Hollywood is hardly surprising. Besides acting, she also works as a fashion model and musician. As a singer, she is involved with the band Lolawolf.

 9 
Zion Williamson
(American Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as a Power Forward)
Zion Williamson
57
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salisbury, North Carolina, United States

Zion Williamson is an American basketball player who plays in the power forward position for the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA. Also a humanitarian, Zion Williamson promised to pay for the salaries of the Smoothie King Center employees for 30 days as the 2019–20 NBA season was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Zoey Deutch
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ and the Comedy Series ‘The Politician’)
Zoey Deutch
39
Birthdate: November 10, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

The daughter of Howard Deutch and Lea Thompson, Zoey Deutch is one of the most successful Hollywood actresses under the age of 30. Apart from acting and appearing on the cover pages of famous magazines, Zoey also participates in fundraising campaigns for charity. She was the star attraction at the 2017 and 2018 Women's March

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Zachary Levi
43
Birthdate: September 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States

Zachary Levi is an actor who brought the famous character, Flynn Rider, to life with his impressive voice in the animated film Tangled. Levi, who considers himself a nerd, founded a company called The Nerd Machine to launch the nerd culture worldwide. In 2019, it was announced that Levi will be an ambassador for Active Minds, a mental health charity.

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Zsa Zsa Gabor
(Actress & Socialite)
Zsa Zsa Gabor
22
Birthdate: February 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: December 18, 2016
Zsa Zsa Gabor was a stage actor and also became Miss Hungary before she moved to the U.S. Fans loved her in Moulin Rouge and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3. She was known for her flamboyant lifestyle and her nine marriages, including one to hotelier Conrad Hilton. 
 13 
Zara Larsson
(Swedish Pop Singer Known for Her Singles: ‘Lush Life’, ‘Never Forget You’ and ‘Girls Like’)
Zara Larsson
38
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden

Zara Larsson is a Swedish singer-songwriter who achieved national fame at the age of 10 when she won the 2008 season of the popular reality TV series, Talang. She then released her debut studio album and is currently one of the most decorated Swedish singer-songwriters of her generation.

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Zach Galifianakis
(US Comedian and Actor Best Known for The 'Hangover Triology')
Zach Galifianakis
23
Birthdate: October 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wilkesboro, North Carolina, United States

US comedian Zach Galifianakis is best known as Alan Garner from the movie The Hangover and has been mostly cast as weird and deranged characters. He is equally adept at stand-up comedy and is known for his charity work, too. He was nominated for an Emmy in the series Baskets.

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Zachary Taylor
(12th President of the United States (1849-50))
Zachary Taylor
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 24, 1784
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barboursville, Virginia, United States
Died: July 9, 1850
Zachary Taylor was the 12th U.S. president, from March 1849 till his death in July 1850, thus spending just 16 months in office. His heroism in the Mexican–American War had earned him the title of major general. A novice in political affairs, he was the last president who owned slaves.
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Zazie Beetz
(Actress Best Known for Her Comedy Series ‘Atlanta’ and Anthology Series ‘Easy’)
Zazie Beetz
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Birthdate: May 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mitte, Berlin, Germany

German-American actress, Zazie Beetz, is best known for her role in the FX comedy-drama series Atlanta. She became interested in acting while in high school and appeared in many community theater productions. She began her career with small roles in short films and established herself as a popular TV actress in a few years.

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Zach Braff
(Actor and Filmmaker Best Known for His Role as ‘J.D.’ in TV Series ‘Scrubs’)
Zach Braff
29
Birthdate: April 6, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Orange, New Jersey, United States

American actor Zachary Braff made his mark in the entertainment industry with the long running television series Scrubs and later with Alex, Inc. As a director and scriptwriter, his first movie Garden State was critically acclaimed and won numerous awards including a Grammy. The popular actor has done theatres and also voiced for many commercials and Disney animations like Chicken Little.

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Zaha Hadid
(Architect)
Zaha Hadid
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: October 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baghdad
Died: March 31, 2016
Baghdad-born British-Iraqi architect Zaha Hadid is best remembered for her revolutionary and modern architectural designs, that involved abstraction and relied on curves. She won the Stirling Prize and was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Prize. She designed the Guangzhou Opera House and Rome's MAXXI Museum, among other marvels.
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Zach LaVine
(American Basketball Player Who Plays as a Shooting Guard / Small Forward)
Zach LaVine
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Renton, Washington, United States

Zach LaVine is an American basketball player. He currently plays for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA. LaVine, who has twice won the Slam Dunk Contest, became only the fourth NBA player to win the contest on two successive occasions in 2016. Before making his entry into the NBA, Zach LaVine was an important player for the UCLA Bruins

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Zhang Ziyi
(One of the Four Dan Actresses of China)
Zhang Ziyi
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Birthdate: February 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beijing, China
Chinese actor Zhang Ziyi began as a dancer and soared to fame with her role in the Academy Award-nominated film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Fans also loved her in Rush Hour 2 and Memoirs of a Geisha. Her role in the film The Grandmaster won Ziyi 12 "Best Actress" awards.
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Zak Bagans
(Television Personality)
Zak Bagans
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Birthdate: April 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Zachary Bagans is best known as the host of the Travel Channel paranormal series Ghost Adventures and its spin-off, Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks. He was also part of the show Deadly Possessions and worked as a museum operator. He has also authored books, including a bestseller co-written with Kelly Crigger.
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Zack de la Rocha
(Vocalist and Lyricist of the Rock Band 'Rage Against the Machine')
Zack de la Rocha
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States

Rapper Zack de la Rocha, the vocalist for the rock band Rage Against the Machine, also formed the duo One Day as a Lion with drummer Jon Theodore. He supports vegetarianism and the Zapatista (EZLN) movement of Mexico. He also testified against the U.S.’s treatment of Abu-Jamal, at the U.N. 

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Zora Neale Hurston
(Folklorist, Anthropologist)
Zora Neale Hurston
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Birthdate: January 7, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Notasulga
Died: January 28, 1960

Zora Neale Hurston was an author, anthropologist, and filmmaker. As an African American woman, she often depicted racial issues in the films she made. Her works also reflected her struggles as a black woman. In her early career, she conducted anthropological and ethnographic research and focused more on writing and film-making in her later years.

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Zoe Kazan
(American Actress Known for Her Role in the TV Series 'Olive Kitteridge')
Zoe Kazan
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Birthdate: September 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Born to screenwriters Nicholas Kazan and Robin Swicord, Zoe Kazan is also the granddaughter of director Elia Kazan and thus was never a stranger to show business. Now a regular on Broadway and in films, she also bagged an Emmy nomination for her role in the miniseries Olive Kitteridge.

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Zhao Liying
(Chinese Actress)
Zhao Liying
23
Birthdate: October 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Langfang, China
Chinese actor Zhao Liying, or Zanilia Zhao, soared to fame with her roles in series such as Legend of Lu Zhen, The Journey of Flower, and Legend of Fei. She won the 2006 Yahoo Search Star Game and has also appeared in films such as Crazy New Year's Eve
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Zoe Perry
(Film actress)
Zoe Perry
10
Birthdate: September 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Celebrity Names:
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Ziggy Marley
(Jamaican Singer and the Son of Reggae Icon Bob Marley)
Ziggy Marley
12
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Trenchtown, Jamaica
Jamaican musician Ziggy Marley, son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley and Rita Marley, is known for leading the band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. He is also an avid philanthropist and has worked with charities such as Unlimited Resources Giving Enlightenment and Little Kids Rock.
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Zach Wilson
(American football player)
Zach Wilson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Draper, Utah, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Zach McGowan
(Film, Television and Voice Actor Known for His Roles as ‘Charles Vane’ in the TV Series ‘Black Sails’)
Zach McGowan
8
Birthdate: May 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

Zach McGowan is an American voice-over artist and actor known for playing important roles in TV series like Shameless, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and Black Sails. He is also known for lending his voice to popular video games, such as Iron Man, Resident Evil 6, and Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier.

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Zelda Fitzgerald
(Socialite & Referred to as 'The first American Flapper' by Her Husband 'F. Scott Fitzgerald')
Zelda Fitzgerald
15
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 24, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: March 10, 1948

Zelda Fitzgerald was a painter, socialite, and novelist. Along with her husband Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda became a prominent personality of the Jazz Age. Renowned for her high spirits and beauty, she was named the first American flapper by Scott. For her work as a novelist and painter, Fitzgerald was posthumously made an inductee to the Alabama Women's Hall of Fame.

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Zheng He
(Chinese Explorer, Admiral and Diplomat)
Zheng He
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1371
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yunnan
Died: 1433 AD
Chinese explorer Zheng He was also Chinese Ming dynasty eunuch. He was born Ma He, a Muslim, and was named Zheng by the Yongle Emperor, whom he helped to depose the Jianwen Emperor. He became the commander of Nanjing and led expeditions to places such as Southeast Asia and India.
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Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
(1st President of the United Arab Emirates)
Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 6, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Died: November 2, 2004
 33 
Zach King
(American Actor, Artist, and Social Media Celebrity)
Zach King
13
Birthdate: February 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States

Zach King is an American actor, artist, and social media celebrity. He achieved international fame when he started posting videos on platforms like YouTube and Vine. Over the course of his career, Zach King has won several awards, including a Critics' Choice Award and Vidcon Golden Poop Award.

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Zakk Wylde
(Musician)
Zakk Wylde
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bayonne

Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Zakk Wylde is best known for his stint as the lead guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne. He is also the founder, lead singer, and lead guitarist of the heavy metal band Black Label Society. He started playing guitar as a child and was already performing in bands in his teens. He also sells custom guitars and amplifiers.

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Zachary Gordon
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Birthdate: February 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oak Park, California, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Zach Woods
(Actor)
Zach Woods
7
Birthdate: September 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Zeppo Marx
(Actor, Comedian)
Zeppo Marx
5
Birthdate: February 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 30, 1979
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Zdzisław Beksiński
(Polish Painter During 20th-century)
Zdzisław Beksiński
3
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: February 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sanok, Poland
Died: February 21, 2005
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Zach Randolph
(Basketball player)
Zach Randolph
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marion, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Zac Taylor
(Head Coach for the National Football League Team ‘Cincinnati Bengals')
Zac Taylor
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norman, Oklahoma, United States

Zac Taylor is an American football coach. He is currently serving as the head coach of the popular National Football League team, The Cincinnati Bengals. Before becoming a coach, Taylor played college football and represented the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As a player, Zac Taylor was also part of the Canadian Football League but did not get an opportunity to play.

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Zbigniew Brzezinski
(9th United States National Security Advisor)
Zbigniew Brzezinski
12
Birthdate: March 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: May 26, 2017
Polish-American diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski had been a counselor to President Lyndon B. Johnson and the National Security Advisor to President Jimmy Carter. He believed in the realist school of international relations. He also taught foreign policy and was seen in programs such as The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
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Zig Ziglar
(Writer)
Zig Ziglar
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Coffee County, Alabama, United States
Died: November 28, 2012
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Zelda Williams
(Actress and the Daughter of Actor and Comedian Robin Williams)
Zelda Williams
13
Birthdate: July 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

Named after Princess Zelda by her celebrity father Robin Williams, the American actress and director has featured in a number of films and music videos, often with her old man. She was recognized as one of the 100 most beautiful people in People magazine’s 2007 edition. The enthusiastic video game player also wrote, directed and acted in short film Shrimp.

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Zachary Quinto
(Actor)
Zachary Quinto
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Birthdate: June 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Zero Mostel
(Actor)
Zero Mostel
4
Birthdate: February 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: September 8, 1977
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Zoella
(British Social Media Personality, Author, and Entrepreneur)
Zoella
9
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: March 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lacock, United Kingdom

Zoella is a British social media personality, author, and entrepreneur. After achieving popularity as a YouTuber, Zoella launched her own brand called Zoella Beauty in 2014. The same year, she also made her debut as a writer with the release of her novel Girl Online. Over the course of her career, Zoella has won several awards, including Teen Choice Awards.

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Zach Roerig
(Actor)
Zach Roerig
2
Birthdate: February 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montpelier, Ohio, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Zosia Mamet
(Actress)
Zosia Mamet
14
Birthdate: February 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Randolph, Vermont, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
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Zack Greinke
(Baseball Player)
Zack Greinke
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 21, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Zoe Lister-Jones
(Actress)
Zoe Lister-Jones
7
Birthdate: September 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)