- Kaylee Stoermer Coleman is Zendaya’s sister and one of her five siblings through their father Kazembe Ajamu Coleman
- The Oakland-born stays away from publicity unlike her sister who launched a career as a child
- Off the Cameras, Kaylee and her family are close-knit
Kaylee Stoermer Coleman is one of Zendaya’s five siblings. Though she is not as popular as her sister, Kaylee has sometimes appeared publicly with the Euphoria actress, Zendaya as well as shown support for the Emmy Award-winning star alongside other members of her closely knitted family.
Kaylee Stoermer Coleman Traces Her Ancestry To Three Continents
Kaylee Stoermer Coleman was born in Oakland to a father, Kazembe Ajamu Coleman, in 2003. Not much is known about her mother. However, she has roots linking her to Iceland, Europe, Macedonia, Asia, and Nigeria in Africa. Her father’s father has links to Iceland and Macedonia while her father’s mother is from Nigeria.
Accordingly, her father who was born Samuel David Coleman took a DNA test that revealed his close link to Africa, hence, he placed great value on his African ancestry, and also changed his name to Kazembe Ajamu, two names from Zambia and Nigeria.
“Kazembe” is a Zambian name traced to the Luba-Lunda tribe and has meanings ranging from royalty to bravery while “Ajamu” is a Yoruba name which means ‘he fights for what he desires’
In addition to how her family identifies with their African roots, her sister’s name Zendaya is of African origin and is derived from the Shona tribe. At present, the name is mostly used by the Bantu people found in Burundi, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Congo among other African countries.
Kaylee Is Not the Only Child of Her Father
The exact number of Kaylee’s siblings remains sketchy as it is widely reported that she has 5 siblings. Yet, judging from a post made by her father on Instagram, she may have 6 siblings with whom she shares the same father but different mothers.
The most reported among her siblings are 3 sisters – Zendaya, Katianna, and Annabella; and 2 brothers named Austin and Julian.
Latonja is her sibling that is rarely reported. Yet, her father, Ajamu shared a picture of himself and the lady in question referring to her as his firstborn.
Whatever the case, Kaylee and her other siblings maintain private lives and so far, Zendeya is the most famous among them.
Aside from being another member of her family, Kaylee and Zandaya have given the vibe that they are very close and they share a loving relationship.
Despite their close relationship with the Spiderman actress and former Nickelodeon star, they do not share the same mother. Zendaya is her half-sister from her father’s 8 years of marriage with Marie Stoermer, Zendaya’s mother.
The siblings managed to keep a cordial relationship. In fact, Kaylee and Zendaya have been spotted a number of times in public. In 2017, the Euphoria actress took Kaylee to the Michael Jackson Scream.
Moving forward, the siblings also share a loving relationship with their large family as they share family moments together. Since Stoermer is Zendaya’a mother’s surname, it is possible that many add the name to Kaylee’s due to their relationship with Marie. Moreso, Zendaya’s mom, and Kazembe, their father maintained a cordial relationship long after their 2016 divorce.
Did Her Parents Ever Marry?
While Kaylee and her siblings are known, the details about the identity of her mother are not known.
Moreso, her mother, and father are generally believed to have been married and divorced.
However, her father gave hints as to the mother(s) of his children in a social media upload he made of two women whom he referred to as his baby mamas. As such, it is assumed that one of her father’s baby mamas is actually her mother.
What Is Kaylee Stoermer Coleman Up To?
Ever since her sister breakout as a star in Hollywood, many have been curious to know if her siblings, Kaylee inclusive also share the same interest. As observed, Kaylee may not share the same passion as she has not been seen in any movie roles or music videos. Considering how quietly she lives, it is possible that she doing other things.
Moreso, she has not been noticed running some of her father’s businesses. Per Kazembe’s Instagram profile, he is a management consultant, performance coach, music producer as well as an entrepreneur. He started his career as a teacher before deciding to become Zendaya’s manager.
Over the years, the proud father who describes himself as Zendaya’s father on his social media handle. He is a strong force in the rise of his daughter as a star actress.
In fact, her sister’s career has garnered her a Primetime Emmy Award in 2020 for her role as Rue Bennett in Euphoria.
She was only 24 years old when she won the award for Outstanding actress in a drama series making her the youngest actress in History to achieve such a feat.
Thusly, if Kaylee also has dreams of pursuing a career in the entertainment industry, her father will be at the forefront of supporting her as he has done for her sister.