Zoë Kravitz

Zoë Kravitz

American actress, model and singer (born 1988)
Zoë Kravitz

Zoë Isabella Kravitz (born December 1, 1988) is an American actress, singer and model. She is the daughter of musician Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet. She first appeared in the films No Reservations (2007) and The Brave One (2007), and played Angel Salvadore in the Marvel Comics film X-Men: First Class (2011).

Zoë Kravitz Actress - Date of Birth 1 December 1988, Los Angeles, California, USA

Birth Name Zoë Isabella Kravitz

Height 5' 1" (1.55 m)

Mini Bio (1) Zoe Isabella Kravitz, the daughter of singer/actor Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet, was born on December 1, 1988 in Los Angeles, California. She is of half African-American (from her father's mother and her mother's father) and half Ashkenazi Jewish (from her father's father and her mother's mother) descent. Zoe's love and interest in acting developed from classes she began taking while in school. Wasting little time, Zoe started working on two films during her senior year in high school; No Reservations (2007), directed by Scott Hicks, where she worked alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones and Aaron Eckhart, and The Brave One (2007), directed by Neil Jordan, starring Jodie Foster and Terrence Howard.

In 2008, Zoe completed work on Assassination of a High School President (2008), alongside Bruce Willis. She worked with Susan Sarandon and Pierce Brosnan on The Greatest (2009), which debuted at Sundance. Zoe has just wrapped on the latest Joel Schumacher film, Twelve (2010), co-starring Kiefer Sutherland, 50 Cent, Chace Crawford and Emma Roberts, which will be released in 2010. She recently wrapped shooting in New York on her first lead roles in the films, Beware the Gonzo (2010), opposite Amy Sedaris, Campbell Scott and Ezra Miller, and Yelling to the Sky (2011), the story of "Sweetness O'Hara", who has a sometimes-absent father and a present but mentally unstable mother.

Outside of her film endeavors, Kravitz has kept busy with various projects. She served as lead singer and co-writer with her band, "Elevator Fight". Kravitz is also the new face of Vera Wang's "Princess" perfume. The campaign launches in November 2009. Zoe starred in 2008 in Jay Z music video for his single, "I Know", off his "American Gangster" album. She was also featured with Jessica Alba, Ryan Phillippe, Tyrese Gibson, George Lopez, John Leguizamo and several other celebrities in Will.i.am's "We Are the Ones" video during Barack Obama campaign.

Zoe resides in New York City.


- IMDb Mini Biography By: Carleen Donovan

Trade Mark (2) Septum ring




Trivia (11) Daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet.

Granddaughter of Roxie Roker and Sy Kravitz.

Her grandmother Roxie Roker died at 2 minutes after midnight on December 2, 1995. Zoe's family was concerned that her grandmother would die on her birthday and they did not want to commemorate the death of her grandmother on the same day as Zoe's birthday.

Best friend of Olivia Thirlby.


Goddaughter of Marisa Tomei.


Stepdaughter of Jason Momoa.


Is now the face of the new Vera Wang fragrance, "Rock Princess". [November 2009]

Zoe's paternal grandfather, Sy Kravitz, was from a Russian Jewish family, and Zoe's paternal grandmother, Roxie Roker, was of African-American and Afro-Bahamian descent. Zoe's maternal grandfather, Allen Bonet, was African-American, and Zoe's maternal grandmother, Arlene Litman, was of Polish Jewish and Russian Jewish descent.

She and her father, Lenny Kravitz, have both appeared in a film with Jennifer Lawrence: Zoë in X-Men: First Class (2011), her father in The Hunger Games (2012) and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013).

During an interview for the August 2015 issue of Nylon magazine, she revealed that she was denied an audition for a small role in The Dark Knight Rises (2012) because of her race, she was told that they weren't "going urban".

She graduated from the Rudolf Steiner School in Manhattan with the Class of 2007, then attended SUNY Purchase at their acting conservatory for a year before leaving to work in films.

Personal Quotes (2) We can change the world


It's an easy dis when people don't want to like me and want to say that I'm a brat. You have people who only want to be your friend because of that, or you have those who say, 'Oh, Zoe thinks she is so cool cause her dad is...'

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Zoë Kravitz was born on Thursday, 1 December 1988 in Los Angeles, California. Her full name at birth was Zoë Isabella Kravitz. She is best known as an actress. Kravitz's country of citizenship (nationality) is American. Zoë attended high school at Miami Country Day School, Miami, FL (1993-1999). For university, she studied at Purchase College, Purchase, NY (2007-2008). Her religion is listed as Jewish. She is 5' 2" (157 cm) tall and weighs 112 lbs (51 kg) with a slim build. She has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $8,000,000 US dollars. Zoë Kravitz is 35 years old and her zodiac star sign is Sagittarius.

You can find people similar to Zoë Kravitz by visiting our lists African-American women musicians and Miami Country Day School alumni.

Full name at birth
Zoë Isabella Kravitz
Claim to fame
X-Men: First Class, Mad Max: Road of Fury, The Batman (2022).
Date of birth
1 December 1988
Place of birth
Los Angeles, California
Actress, Singer, Model
Occupation category


5' 2" (157 cm)
112 lbs (51 kg)
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  • Zoë Kravitz has the word “YES” on the back of her neck along with a pair of swallows.
  • The Arabic writing on Zoë Kravitz’s back reads “Let Love Rule.” It is slightly grammatically incorrect. One Arabic blogger writes “it uses the noun for rule instead of the verb. Which.. okay, isn’t all that awful considering the bad translations that could happen.”
  • Zoë Kravitz has the initials “R.A.” on the inside of her right wrist for her two grandmothers — Roxie Roker and Arlene Litman.
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  • The “Wolf” tattoo on the back of Zoë Krazitz’s wrist is for her brother, whose name is Nakoa-Wolf Momoa. She also has a tattoo of her sister’s name “Lola.”
  • The heart on Zoë Kravitz’s wrist was her first tattoo and it’s a symbol of self-love.
  • The tattoo on Zoë Kravitz’s left thumb looks like it says “up,” though we’re not sure what this means.
  • The tattoo design on Zoë Kravitz’s forearm looks like an elaborate eye.
  • Zoë Kravitz has the name “Lola” tattooed on her wrist for her half-sister Lola Iolani Momoa
  • Zoë Kravitz honors her mother, actress Lisa Bonet, with a “Mama” tattoo just above her right elbow.
  • Zoë Kravitz has an arrow tattooed on the inside of her right foot foot. It is pointed upwards with a letter “S” on top.
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Net worth
$8,000,000 USD
High school
  • Miami Country Day School, Miami, FL (1993-1999)
  • Rudolf Steiner School, Manhattan, NY (1999-2007)
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Purchase College, Purchase, NY (2007-2008)
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Talent agency
Creative Artist Agency - New York
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Partner: Channing Tatum (Engaged)
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Zoë Kravitz and Channing Tatum
  • Goddaughter of Marisa Tomei.
  • Best friend of Olivia Thirlby.
  • Her grandmother Roxie Roker died at 2 minutes after midnight on December 2, 1995. Zoe`s family was concerned that her grandmother would die on her birthday and they did not want to commemorate the death of her grandmother on the same day as Zoe`s birthday.
  • Granddaughter of Roxie Roker and Sy Kravitz.
  • Daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet.

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