Zeta the Sorceress is the main antagonist of 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.

She is voiced by Lacey Chabert who also played Gretchen Weiners from Mean Girls.


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 long purple hair tied into a ponytail. As a sorceress, she wears green high heels shoes and a dark blue/purple dress. As a genie, she wears blue glasses and a teal outfit.



  • Zeta is the only humanoid living in Zahramay Falls who is not currently a genie.
  • Zeta drives a flying motorcycle with a sidecar for Nazboo. Zeta's voice actress, Lacey Chabert, previously provided the voice of Eliza on The Wild Thornberrys.
  • In the Episode "Zeta in Training" she wears her Genie outfit for training as Shimmer and Shine's Genie
  • In the episode "Zoom Zahramay", she disguises as genie to be in the race
  • In the episode "Masquerade Charade", she goes to Samira's palace to steal the peacock tiara.
  • She used to be friends with Princess Samira When they both were young