Zoe Saldana: Net Worth, Biography and More

Zoe Saldana Net Worth, Age, Biography And More

Zoe Saldana is one of the biggest names in Hollywood, and she’s set to become even more popular over the next few months and years. She stars in the upcoming long-awaited sequel to the 2009 blockbuster Avatar, Avatar: The Way of the Water. Most recently, we saw her in the heartwarming Netflix series, From Scratch, but fans are most excited to see her reprise her role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3.

Although Zoe Saldana has been one of the leading women in Hollywood and is known for her versatility when it comes to choosing roles, her most popular roles have been in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Avatar franchise.

Nevertheless, there is a lot more to Zoe Saldana than what we see in popular media. So, here’s everything you need to know, from her net worth to her biography and much more:

Zoe Saldana’s Net Worth

In 2019, Zoë Saldana was named the second-highest-grossing film actress of all time, behind Scarlett Johansson. She has appeared in three out of the five highest-grossing films of all time, which include Avatar, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame. This achievement has not been conquered by any other actor or actress just yet.

Zoe Saldana’s Net Worth

As of 2022, Zoe Saldana has a net worth of $35 million. However, it’s only about to increase further with her two highly anticipated movies on the way, which are Avatar: The Way of Water and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. We can’t wait to see what more is in store for this brilliant actress!

Zoe Saldana Biography

Zoë Yadira Saldaña-Perego was born Zoë Yadira Saldaña-Nazario on June 19, 1978, in Passaic, New Jersey. She and her family moved to the Dominican Republic when she was about nine years old after her father died in a motor vehicle accident.

`She is ¾ Dominican and ¼ Puerto Rican. She studied dance for many years, at the ECOS Espacio de Danza Academy to learn different styles. Ballet is her favorite form of dance, but she stopped dancing ballet because of the toll it took on her body. She also said that she was too proud to only be in the corps de ballet. 

Zoe Saldana Biography

Saldana and her family moved to New York after her sophomore year of high school, and she transferred to Newtown High School in Elmhurst, Queens, New York. She began performing with the theatre group Faces in Brooklyn in 1995. The group performed original plays aimed at teenagers and young adults which explored topics like substance use and abuse and sex.

At this time, she also performed with New York Youth Theater. A talent agency recruited her after watching her perform in their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. These experiences led to her being cast in her first role in the 2000’s Center Stage, in which she played a ballet student named Eva Rodriguez.

She was featured in Britney Spears’ Crossroads in 2002 and starred in the comedy-drama Drumline alongside Nick Cannon in the same year. Saldana stays busy in the 2000s, featuring in Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl in 2003 and 2009’s Star Trek reboot alongside Chris Pine.

Star Trek was her first major box-office success, earning $385.7 million. The film’s director, J.J. Abrams, personally selected Saldana for the leading role of Nyota Uhura because he enjoyed her other work. In 2009, she also starred in James Cameron’s Avatar, which became the first film ever to gross more than $2 billion worldwide. In 2014, Saldana took on the role of Gamora in Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy, which became the third highest-grossing film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Motion Pictures section at 6920 Hollywood Boulevard on May 3, 2018.

Zoe Saldana Dating History

In June 2010, Saldana’s long-time boyfriend Keith Britton, the actor and CEO of My Fashion Database, proposed to her. After eleven years together, she and Britton announced they had ended their relationship in November 2011.

Zoe Saldana Dating History

Saldana then dated actor Bradley Cooper from December 2011 to January 2013. This relationship always gets a laugh amongst Marvel fans because the two have played Gamora and Rocket in the MCU.

Saldana began dating Italian artist Marco Perego in March 2013. They married in London in June 2013. In July 2015, Saldana revealed Perego adopted her surname upon marriage. Thereafter, Zoe became Zoe Saldana-Perego and Marco became Marco Perego-Saldana, and the fans absolutely adored this.

Compared to other high-grossing celebrities, Zoe Saldana hasn’t been a part of too many dating rumors and prefers to be private about her life.

Zoe Saldana Husband

Zoe Saldana Family

Saldana is the daughter of the late Aridio Saldana, who passed away in a car crash when she was only nine years old. He was of Dominican descent. Her mother, Asalia Nazario, is of Puerto Rican descent. Her stepfather, Hilario Dagoberto Galán, is an Amway entrepreneur and manager’s his son Nipo’s singing career. Saldana has two sisters, Cisely and Mariel.

Zoe Saldana Family

Mariel is a former nurse who provided assistance to this ingested in the 9/11 terrorist attacks. She is the eldest sister and currently is a writer and producer. Cisely, the youngest sister, is also a producer. Zoe has a stepbrother, Carlos Dagoberto Galán Pepen, better known as Nipo, who is a Dominican singer and actor.

Saldaña and her husband Perego have three sons, twins born in November 2014, and a third born in February 2017. Their children have the surname Perego-Saldaña. Saldaña has stated her children will be multi-lingual because she and her husband speak Spanish, Italian, and English around them.


After learning about Ms. Saldana, we’re even more anxious to see what’s coming next! In addition to Avatar: The Way of the Water, Saldana will star in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, alongside Chris Pratt, as well as Avatar 3 and Avatar 4, which are already in production. Do you have a favorite project of hers?

We recommend watching the 2010 action comedy The Losers, which also features her Marvel co-star Chris Evans. Do let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Deepti Chadha
Deepti Chadha

Deepti is a prolific content writer for OpenMediaHub who specializes in movies, tv shows, and web series, along with occasional reviews. Her interests lie in watching different genres and reading comics books, although her main passion is writing for as long as she remembers.

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