320: Zoë Saldana
Actress, Model, and Dancer
Born: 19 June 1978, Passaic, New Jersey, United States of America
Original Name: Zoë Yadira Saldaña Nazario
Zoë spent the first ten years of her life in New York but the next seven years growing up in the Dominican Republic.
Before she acted, Zoë danced with the Faces Theatre Troupe, their dances focused on spreading positive messages and raising awareness for things like substance abuse and other issues.
Zoë has modeled for companies like Gap, Avon, and Calvin Klein.
She has acted in franchises spanning Pirates of the Caribbean to Star Trek to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to James Cameron’s Avatar, and even animated flicks like The Book of Life.
Zoë has three sons: twins first then another with her husband. A fun fact about them is that her husband took her surname, Saldana, when they married.