Zoe Kravitz is an American actress, model and singer popular for her appearance in the blockbuster X-Men First Class. She also played a supporting role as Bonnie Carlson in the critically acclaimed HBO series Big Little Lies.
Early Life and Education
Zoe Kravitz was born Zoe Isabella Kravitz on December 1, 1988, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. She is the daughter of actress Lisa Bonet and musician Lenny Kravitz. Her parents got divorced when she was only five after which her mother raised her along with her half-siblings, Lola Iolani Momoa and Nokoa-Wolf Manakauapo in Topanga Canyon.
She attended Miami Country Day School and Rudolf Steiner School in Manhattan. She then went to the State University of New York at Purchase.
Zoe Kravitz began her career in 2007 as a babysitter in No Reservations followed by a teenage prostitute in The Brave One. The following year she made her appearance in Jay-Z's music video I Know and sang in will. i.am’s music video We Are The Ones. Afterward, she was seen in the film Birds of America. She also co-starred in the drama The Greatest which was featured at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. The same year she starred in Yelling to the Sky alongside Gabourey Sidibe and Tim Blake Nelson. The film premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2011.
In 2010, Kravitz was cast in Its Kind of Funny Story and Twelve. The film Twelve premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. She was then seen in the teen comedy Beware the Gonzo which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2010.
Furthermore, Kravitz was featured in the Showtime TV series Californication. Her breakthrough role came as Angel Salvadore in the popular Marvel Comic film X-Men First Class in 2011. In addition, she made her appearance in an array of movies such as Treading Water, After Earth, Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, The Road Within, and Pretend We’re Kissing.
In 2014, she performed in Good Kill alongside January Jones, Ethan Hawke, and Jake Abel. Likewise, she co-starred in Dope, Mad Max: Fury Road, Viena and the Fantomes, and Vincent-N-Roxxy. Her fame instantly rose after appearing in Big Little Lies featuring stars like Nicole Kidman, Resee Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, and Adam Scott.
Besides that, Kravitz has also made her appearance in fashion magazines such as Elle, Venus Zine, and Jalouse. In 2009 she was named the face of Vera Wang’s Princess fragrance. She is featured on the websites and in the advertisements for the brand.
In 2010 she collaborated with fashion designer Alexander Wang on a campaign. She represented Vera Wang’s new Preppy Princess fragrance in 2011. She released a jewelry line in partnership with the Swarovski crystal company. She soon became the face of the Brooklyn-based designer Alexis Bittar’s jewelry line.
Not only acting and modeling but she is also involved in the music field. She formed the band Elevator Fight in 2009 and fronted it. The band performed at the South by Southwest Music Festival and on the main stage of the Roots Picnic in 2009 in Philadelphia. She was seen playing with cabaret troupe The Citizens Band. Later she formed the band Lolawolf which released an eponymous EP and debuted at the Mercury Lounge in 2013. They released their debut album entitled Calm Down in 2014.
Is She Engaged? WHo's Her Current Partner?
The X-Men actress was in a relationship with her boyfriend, Kari Glusman for many years. They are often spotted together and even attended the six Primetime Emmys together. Their engagement took place in February 2018, and they exchanged vows at the residence of Kravitz's father in Paris on June 29, 2019.
However, their relationship faced challenges, leading Kravitz to file for divorce in December 2020. The divorce proceedings concluded in August 2021, finalizing their separation.
Previously, she dated several Hollywood stars. But neither of the affairs lasted long. She dated Ben Foster in 2007. Their relationship lasted for a year.
She then had an affair with Ezra Miller in 2010 followed by Penn Badgley in 2011 till 2012. She again dated singer Drake in 2013. She was in a relationship with Chris Pine in 2014 and dated George Lewis Jr. for some time.
She was a patient with anorexia and bulimia until she turned 24.
Zoe Kravitz earns a lucrative amount from her career as an actress, singer, and model. Her current net worth is $10 million.
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Zoe Kravitz Affairs
First Affair with Ben Foster
Ben Foster is an American actor. They first met each other on the set of X-Men: The Last Stand and dated for a year.
Second Affair with Ezra Miller
Ezra Miller is an actor and musician. They met each other on the movie set and the couple started dating eventually.
Third Affair with Penn Badgley
The couple was spotted together at The Standard Hotel’s Boom Boom Room and they confirmed relationship after that.
Fourth Affair with Drake
Drake is a well-known singer. The duo dated for a very short period of time starting from 2013.
Fifth Affair with Chris Pine
The couple was spotted in the Ace Hotel together in Los Angeles. They were seen hanging out together a couple of times between 2014-2015.
Sixth Affair with George Lewis Jr.
George Lewis Jr. is a popular singer better known as Twin Shadow. They split up after dating for short span of time.
Seventh Affair with Kari Glusman
Kari Glusman is an actor who is known for his work on Love, The Neon Demon, and Nocturnal Animals. The duo is together since 2016.