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).
She and Julie Newmar are the only actress to play the DC Comics character Selina Kyle/Catwoman in both animation and live-action.
Filed for divorce from husband Karl Glusman on December 23, 2020.
Has a dog named Scout. She named a lipstick in her YSL Beauté line "Scout's Red" after him. She also once brought Scout to a Golden Globes after-party at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, where the dog escaped among celebrity party-goers and had to be caught by her then-husband, Karl Glusman.
The drastic weight loss required for her to play the anorexic Marie in The Road Within (2014) took a toll on her health, causing her to lose her voice and get shingles.