Annabella Avery "Bella" Thorne (born October 8, 1997) is an American teen actress, dancer, singer, and model, best known for her role as the aspiring young dancer CeCe Jones on the Disney Channel original series Shake It Up.
Bella Thorne was born on October 8, 1997, in Pembroke Pines, Florida. She is the youngest of four children who are also actors. Her father, Reinaldo, was of Cuban descent, and Thorne has stated that she also has Italian and Irish ancestry. She enjoyed a career as a child model.
Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman (born September 1, 1996), known simply as Zendaya, is an American actress, singer and dancer. She began performing at an early age with the dance group Future Shock Oakland, the California Shakespeare Theater, and as part of her studies at the Oakland School for the Arts and CalShakes Conservatory Program. While still in her early teens, she embarked on her entertainment career, graduating from modeling work for Macy's and Old Navy to appearing in the video for Kidz Bop's version of Katy Perry's hit single "Hot n Cold."