Zeta the Sorceress is the main villain in the television show Shimmer and Shine. She is the evil rival of Princess
Samira. She debuted in the second season and plays a main role in most episodes from then on.


Zeta is Princess Samira's rival, who will do anything to become the most powerful person in Zahramay Falls. She is not very skilled at being evil. Her plans are always thwarted by the genies. Zeta hates being called a genie and is quick to correct people who mistake her for one. She also steals Shimmer and Shine's gems. She has a pet dragon named Nazboo who tries to help Zeta in her schemes, but usually fails and gets berated.

Zeta has green eyes and purple hair. As a sorceress, she wears green shoes and a dark blue/purple dress. As a genie, she wears blue glasses and a teal outfit.


  • Zeta drives a flying motorcycle with a sidecar for Nazboo.
  • Zeta is the only humanoid character living in Zahramay Falls who is not a genie.
  • Zeta's voice actress, Lacey Chabert, previously played Gretchen on Mean Girls and Eliza on The Wild Thornberrys.



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