Zita Hanrot was born in 1990, to a Jamaican mother and a French father. She is best known for her work as an actress in Fatima (2015). She briefly studied history of art before enrolling at the Conservatoire national supérieur d’art dramatique, France’s national drama academy based in Paris, in 2011; she graduated in 2014. Zita appeared in commercials such as the French army campaign (2006) alongside the French actor Karl E. Landler. She has cited the actress Béatrice Dalle as an inspiration, particularly for her role in the 1986 film Betty Blue.