Maybe we’re actress-crazy, or maybe we just love inspiring women who happen to be actresses , who knows? What we do know, however, is that Zoe Kravitz is a total-babe, awesome actress, and daughter of super-singer (and Hunger Games heartthrob) Lenny Kravitz. Need we say more? Check out what makes her so inspirational below!
Zoe has been in quite a lot of films – 26 to be precise – and some of them are our favourites! She’s played Christina in “Divergent” and “Insurgent,” the seductive Angel Salvadore in “X-Men: First Class,” and co-starred with Will and Jaden Smith in “After Earth.”
Zoe was named the face of Vera Wang’s perfume “Princess” in 2009, and for the newer fragrance “Preppy Princess” in 2011. Zoe has also starred in a campaign for Alexander Wang in 2011, and she has her own line of jewellery with Swarovski, which she helped design, using vintage jewellery, as well as her Turquoise birthstone. Creative minds!
Zoe is open about her struggles with anorexia and bulimia. Throughout high school, Zoe struggled with her image and weight, until she sought help when she turned 24. We admire Zoe for admitting to struggling with her image in the spotlight, everyone can seek help for these kinds of problems. Zoe is now a very positive and inspiring woman and proves we can all overcome our problems.
After finishing high school in 2007, Zoe landed her first film role in “No Reservations,” with Catherine-Zeta Jones; in the same year, she played a teenage prostitute in “The Brave One.” After graduating high school, Zoe began studying at the acting conservatory “State University of New York at Purchase,” and after one year, moved to Brooklyn to work on her films. She has appeared in music videos for Jay-Z, released music for her own album, and has been sampled singing on a song of Will.I.Am’s. This was all before Zoe became a hugely successful actress – but her perseverance and positive attitude got her to her current A-List status. Inspiring and encouraging others to succeed too!
Zoe’s dad is the legendary Lenny Kravitz, famous across the globe for his music. Her mother is actress Lisa Bonet, who is now re-married to actor Jason Momoa. Zoe, in her spare time, loves singing and when she is not appearing as an actress, fronts the band “Lolawolf” who are based in Brooklyn. Zoe has a creative and varied background and has obviously got her acting and music skills from her amazing parents! The dream family indeed!