Claire Stoermer

03 Jun 2022   | 27 Sep 2022  | 

Claire Stoermer is widely known for being the mother of Euphoria actress Zendaya Coleman. She is professionally an elementary school teacher. She is not only a proud mother of her daughter Zendaya and a teacher but she is also an entrepreneur who owns Kizzmet Jewellery.

Nonetheless, she came into the limelight because of her daughter Zendaya who not only portrayed the role in Euphoria but also in movies like Spiderman, Dune, and The Greatest Man Show.

So, how is Claire Stoermer’s life at present? Further, in this article, we will dig into detail about Claire, her children, married life, and much more. So let's start!

Claire Stoermer's early life, family, and education

Claire was born on 24th March 1964 in Oakland, California. She is the daughter of Philip Hillary Stoermer and Daphne Carol Whitelaw. Moreover, she also has two siblings, Hillary Andrew Stoermer and Mark Andrew Stoermer

Claire Stoermer as a Child
Claire as a child.

Talking about her nationality and ethnicity, she is an American citizen and has German and Scottish ancestry. Further, she grew up in her hometown of Oakland and went to Santa Clara University, in Santa Clara. She completed her graduation in 1987.

Claire Stoermer's career as a teacher 

Claire is truly devoted to her profession and still is a teacher at Elementry School. She started teaching three years after graduating. Furthermore, she went to Oakland United School District, a public school, for her first job as a teacher.

Moreover, her daughter Zendaya praised her in an interview with Teen Vogue Magazine back in October of 2014. Jokingly, Zendaya also mentioned that both of her parents are teachers so she always had to take school very seriously.

Besides, like her, her former husband is also a teacher. Back in 2018, Zendaya visited Fruitvale Elementary School, where her mother taught for over 20-years.

Claire Stoermer' relationship with her ex-husband

Claire and her ex-husband Kazembe Ajamu Coleman took vows in 2008. Although they belong to a different race, it never bothered the former couple and they were married for 8 years.

However, they couldn’t last their marriage for a long time and got separated in the year 2016. Zendaya herself opened up on Twitter that her parents had split a long time. She tweeted, that her parents are not together for a long time but still are homies.

Further, Claire didn’t want any spousal support from her husband, nor did she want the court to award him. Despite separating from each other, they did their parental duties pretty well.

Who is Claire Stoermer' ex-husband Kazembe Coleman?

Kazembe Ajamu Coleman was born in the United States. There is no further information about his date of birth, but we do know that he belongs to the Afro-American ethnic group. Kazembe is the descendant of Sharecroppers.

Claire Stoermer Husband
Claire was married to Kazembe for eight years. Source: HollywoodLife

He was born Samuel David Coleman, however, he changed it into Kazembe Ajamu Coleman after taking a DNA test that confirmed his African roots. Kazembe has five kids from his first wife, named Annabella, Austin, Julien, Karianna, and Kaylee. After separating from his first wife he started dating Claire who gave birth to Zendaya in 1996.

Professionally he is a gym teacher. After the success of Zendaya, Kazembe started working as her manager, and her full-time bodyguard.

Claire's daughter Zendaya is proud to be biracial 

Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman was born on 1st September 1996 in Oakland, California, United States. She is an American actress and a singer who has played in different hit shows and movies like Shake it Up, Spiderman, Euphoria, and Dune. Moreover, she has also appeared in Taylor Swift's hit song “Bad Blood.”

In addition, Zendaya is also a popular former Disney star who portrayed the role of Rocky Blue in the Disney series Shake it Up.

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Claire's daughter Zendaya is a big movie star.

Zendaya is one of the most popular actresses of this generation. She has already bagged numerous awards because of her acting, like, Primetime Emmy Award, Critics Choice Award, Young Star Award, Young Artist Award, MTV Movie & TV Award, etc.

The young star often admits that she is thankful to be a daughter of interracial parents. Zendaya released a video back in 2015 about her family history in which she said, “My mother is proud of where she’s from, and her history, and her past, and same with my dad. I have roots in Africa. Like, I am from Africa as well as from Germany, and I am very proud of that.”

Is Claire Stoermer active on any social media platforms?

Yes, Claire is quite active on Instagram where she has already bagged 122k followers. She posts about her jewelry, dogs, and her kitchen garden.

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Claire is quite active on social media.

Talking about social media, her daughter Zendaya is also quite active on social media platforms where she has numerous fan followings on Instagram and Twitter. She has over 139 million followers on her Instagram whereas, she has 20.7 million followers on her Twitter account.

What is her net worth?

Claire estimated net worth is $500,000. She earned this sum from her teaching career and her jewelry collection.

Meanwhile, her daughter Zendaya has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2022. She earned this sum of money all from her acting career.

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