Zoe Kravitz was born on 1st December 1988 in Venice, Los Angeles, California, to half African American and half Jewish parents, Lenny Kravitz (musician father) and Lisa Bonet (actress mother). Her father dedicated the song Flowers for Zoe from his second album Mama Said, to his then-2-year-old daughter Zoe.
Kravitz’s parents were married for six years from 1987 to 1993. The couple divorced when Kravitz was just five years old. She subsequently lived with her mother in Topanga, Canyon, for six years, followed by a move to Miami, where she resided with her father and spent summers with her mother.
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Kravitz’s mother later married Jason Momoa; her step-siblings are Lola Iolani Momoa and Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha Momoa. Meanwhile, her godparents are Bruce Cohen, Marisa Tomei, and Cree Summer.
Zoe went to Miami Country Day School, followed by Rudolf Steiner School in Manhattan, New York, graduating in 2007. The same year, she enrolled in the State University of New York at Purchase. A year later, she shifted to Brooklyn, New York, and began working in films. Throughout her high school years till the age of 24, Kravitz struggled with anorexia and bulimia.
Zoe Kravitz is starring as Rob in the Hulu Original ‘High Fidelity’ (2020)
High Fidelity is an American romantic comedy series inspired by the 2000 movie of the same name. In fact, the story is based on the British novel High Fidelity (1995) from an English writer Nick Hornby.
As per IMDb, the premise reads:
A fan of music, pop culture, and Top Five lists runs a local record store in her hometown. An adaptation of Nick Hornby's novel "High Fidelity".
Meanwhile, Zoe Kravitz plays the role of Rob. Deadline sheds light on the actor’s character.
Kravitz will play the ultimate music fan, a record store owner who’s obsessed with pop culture and Top Five lists, a female take on the character played in the movie by Cusack.
What is Zoe Kravitz’s Net Worth?
Zoe Kravitz's net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
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Zoe Kravitz made her acting debut with the role of Charlotte in a romantic comedy-drama No Reservations (2007). Four years later, her career breakthrough came in the form of a superhero film X Men: First Class (2011), portraying the character of Angel Salvadore.
The actress then appeared in Divergent (2014) as Christina and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) as Toast the Knowing. This was followed by supporting roles in Harry Potter spin-off films Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) as Leta Lestrange.
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Zoe lent the voice of Catwoman in The Lego Batman Movie (2017), followed by the voice portrayal of Mary Jane in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse (2018). From 2017-2019, the actress featured as Bonnie Carlson for 14 episodes in an HBO drama Big Little Lies.
Besides her career as an actress, Kravitz worked as a model for Venus Zine and Elle. In addition, she was the face of Vera Wang’s Princess fragrance in 2009. Moreover, she’s worked as a musician leading the band Lolawolf, and subsequently releasing the album Calm Down in 2014.
Zoe Kravitz’s net worth is estimated at $5 million.
Zoe Kravitz is married to actor husband, Karl Glusman
Zoe Kravitz and her husband Karl Glusman are married since 2018.
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Zoe Kravitz began dating actor boyfriend, Karl Glusman in 2016. Two years later, the couple took a new step in their relationship by getting engaged in February 2018. However, Kravitz only revealed the news during an interview with Rolling Stone eight months later in October of the same year.
When the interviewer spotted the ring, the actress responded,
Oh yeah, I’m engaged. I haven’t told anyone yet — I mean, I haven’t told the world. I wanted to keep it private.
The lovebirds first met in 2016 at a bar with some mutual friends. Speaking of her partner, Zoe said:
It’s so relaxing to be around someone where you can be a hundred percent how you feel.
A year and a half into their relationship, Glusman decided to pop the question in February 2018. Although the actor initially wanted to propose in Paris, he ended up getting down of his knee in their living room instead. Kravitz recalled,
I was in sweatpants. I think I was a little drunk.
Glusman couldn’t have made the moment more romantic. He lit some candles and put on Nina Simone (her favorite), before laying down and hugging her. Zoe continued,
I could feel his heart beating so fast — I was like, ‘Baby, are you OK?’ I was actually worried about him!
Glusman ultimately dropped to one knee, and Kravitz said, “ ‘Yes, stretch! Stretch to calm your heart down!’ ”
Karl then pulled out a box with the most amazing ring inside. In fact, it was the exact one she had been fantasizing about. The actress stated,
He nailed it. And I love that it wasn’t this elaborate plan in Paris. It was at home, in sweatpants.
On 29th June 2018, Zoe Kravitz tied the knot with her fiance turned husband, Karl Glusman at her father, Lenny Kravitz’s home in Paris.
Zoe Kravitz with her husband Karl Glusman.
The wedding was attended by some high profile stars, which included her stepdad Jason Momoa as well as her Big Little Lies costars Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley, and Reese Witherspoon.
Recently, the notoriously private personality Zoe Kravitz opened up about her married life during an interview with Elle. She said,
The best part of being married is being able to have the odd fight and knowing neither of us is going to walk out the door. The commitment feels safe.
Kravitz explained her upbringing played a crucial role in solidifying her relationship with Glusman.
I’m used to my family living in different cities, yet we stay close while all doing our own things. Karl has his own career and needs to focus on that, but we’ve been together for a few years now, and we know where we are.
The couple often makes public appearances together, most notably at the Saint Laurent Fall 2017, where they couldn’t look classier. Fans cannot help admire the remarkable fashion sense of this wonderful pair. Meanwhile, the husband and wife duo is yet to welcome kids into their family.
Zoe Kravitz previously dated 'You' star Penn Badgley
Zoe Kravitz with her former boyfriend, Penn Badgley.
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Zoe Kravitz began dating Joe Goldberg star from Netflix's You, Penn Badgley, in July 2011. The couple subsequently shared an apartment together in New York City.
Two years later, Zoe and Penn broke up in June 2013. Speaking of their split, a source said:
It is all good between them. It wasn't a sad breakup.
Both of them were apparently engrossed in their respective careers at the time. The source continued,
It just wasn't working. It really did end on good terms, though. They are at two different stages in their careers. They just didn't have time for each other.
Besides her ex-boyfriend, Penn Badgley, and her current husband, Karl Glusman, the actress reportedly dated Michael Fassbender (2010-2011) after meeting on the set of X-Men: First Class. In addition, her dating history includes names like Twin Shadow, Ben Foster (2007-2008), Andrew VanWyngarden (2008), Ezra Miller (2010), James Levy (2012), Drake (2013), Noah Gabriel Becker (2014), and Chris Pine (2014-2015).