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Overview (3)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameZoë Isabella Kravitz
Height 5' 2" (1.57 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

Spouse (1)

Karl Glusman (29 June 2019 - present)

Trade Mark (2)

Septum ring

Trivia (17)

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/Belarusian 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.
As of late October 2018, Kravitz announced to her engagement Karl Glusman.
Zoe's grandmother Roxie Roker died at two minutes after midnight on December 2, 1995. Her birthday is December 1. Zoe's family grew concerned that her grandmother would die on her birthday and they did not want to commemorate the death of Zoe's grandmother on the same day as her birthday.
In 2018, together with Naomi Campbell, she advertised jewelry from Tiffany & Co.
She supported Bernie Sanders in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.
In May 2019, she secretly married her boyfriend of 3 years Karl Glusman. On June 29, 2019, they had a wedding ceremony at her father Lenny Kravitz's home in Paris, France. The couple were introduced by mutual friends at a bar in 2016 and started dating soon after. Kravitz announced in October 2018 that Glusman had quietly proposed to her eight months earlier.
Her semi-nude appearance on the November 2018 cover of Rolling Stone magazine was a recreation of a similar shot of mother Lisa Bonet for the May 1988 cover (when she was two months pregnant with Zoë).

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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