Zoe Saldana Yadira Nazario was born June 19, 1978, in New Jersey, in the US, Puerto Ricans and Dominicans family. Childhood and youth she spent in Haiti, where at age 10 moved with his family. His father died in a tragic accident when Zoe was 17 years old, and her mother decided to return with her daughter to America.
Zoe childhood studied ballet dance school in the Dominican Republic. After the end of a dance school in the US, she began to take the first steps in her acting career. She was accepted into the theater program "Faces", and soon Saldana made her debut on television - in the series "Law & Order".
In 2000, Zoe dropped out of school and fell into acting job - she was offered a role in "Proscenium". She also starred with Britney Spears in the movie "Crossroads" in 2002, then - in the Nick Cannon comedy "Drum roll". Spectators are also aware of the role of Zoe sprightly pirate Anamaria in "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the" Black Pearl".
In 2004 came two more films with her participation - "Terminal" and "Harbour". In 2005 Saldanha could be seen in the film "Constellation" and "Guess Who", and in 2007, Zoe starred in three films - "After sex," "Blurred Mind," "Vantage Point".
2009 brought Saldanha extraordinary popularity - released film James Cameron's "Avatar", where Zoe played the character, created by a computer program Motion Capture. Also in the same year came "skeptic" and "Star Trek."
In 2010, Zoe can be seen in the films "The Losers", "Robbers" and "Death at a Funeral".
At the end of June 2010 Zoe Saldana has announced her engagement to actor Keith Britton, which occurs more than 10 years.