Zoe Saldana was conceived on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her dad was Dominican and her mom is Puerto Rican. She was brought up in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years of age, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic, where they would live for the following seven years.
While living there, Zoe found an unmistakable fascination for execution move and started her preparation at the renowned ECOS Espacio de Danza Dance Academy where she learned artful dance just as other move frames. Not exclusively did her preparation give a superb outlet to the eager and enthusiastic youth, it would likewise demonstrate to be a blessed forerunner for the beginning of her expert acting vocation. At age 17, Zoe and her family moved back to the United States where her adoration for move pursued and an enthusiasm for theater execution ended up more grounded.
She started performing with the Faces theater troupe which put on plays outfitted to give positive messages to youngsters with subjects managing issues, for example, substance misuse and sex. These exhibitions gave her important experience as well as a wellspring of extraordinary pride realizing that she was having any kind of effect in the lives of youngsters such as herself. While performing with the Faces troupe and furthermore the New York Youth Theater, Zoe was enlisted for an ability office and her move preparing a very long time before combined with her acting background incredibly helped her territory her first wide screen job as Eva Rodriguez, the capable and adamant ballet artist in the film Center Stage (2000). Since her expert vocation started quite a long while prior, Zoe’s ability and assurance has enabled her to be engaged with blockbuster movies and act with significant on-screen characters, actresses and industry insiders at a pace that not very many youthful experts have encountered.