It is known that several celebrities have achieved fame and popularity in a single moment, the hilarious and agile Internet personality and the model – Juanpa Zurita is one of these stars. Juanpa has a natural charisma, which is responsible for his large following on various social platforms. It is no surprise that he has a fan base of over 17.8 million people on his Instagram site.
The social media sensation also has 8 million subscribers on his YouTube channel, 5 million followers on his Twitter account, and a total of 6 million fans on his Facebook page. His rise to fame began on his Vine channel; his first post on the platform, uploaded on June 11, 2013, received an astonishing number of hits, going into the thousands within days of its release.
Even after Vine closed, his Instagram site used his Vine popularity to build the amazing following it has today.
Biography & Age
The multi-talented entertainer was born on March 29, 1996, as Juan Pablo Martínez-Zurita Arellano in Mexico City. His parents, Teresa Arellano and Fernando Martínez-Zurita Reed raised him together with two brothers and a sister. His siblings – Paola Zurita and Andrés Zurita – are also popular social media personalities, but his other brother Fernando Zurita seems to have no interest in blogging. During his formative years, his father got an appointment at the Mexican Embassy in the U.S. as a political advisor, and he had to move to the United States with his family. As a result, the family currently lives in Los Angeles.
Juanpa Zurita graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. During his school years, he also excelled in the field and athletic events.
The Internet personality has also shown his philanthropic side by giving something back to society. He is an ambassador for Liter for Light, an organization whose main focus is to provide electricity to communities without electricity. Juanpa Zurita’s philanthropy has reached countries such as the Philippines, Brazil, and Mexico.
Juanpa Zurita: Career
The good-looking model and actor began his career in social media with the creation of his Vine account, where he published content in both English and his native Spanish. By the time the Vine platform closed in 2017, he had already won a total of 1.8 million followers. Like many other Vine stars, his Instagram account has used his Vine popularity to attract over 17.8 million followers. He has also launched a YouTube channel where he publishes mainly in Spanish.
His modeling career began in 2016 and since then companies like Pull&Bear have used his services at their events. In October 2016 he did a promotion for Calvin Klein in Mexico City. The following year he was in Paris to participate in a fashion show with Louis Vuitton. In 2017 he ran the catwalk for Dolce & Gabbana in Milan for Fashion Week. The talented model was featured on the cover of GQ Italia in the July-August 2017 issue.
Juanpa Zurita has also had several appearances in numerous television series and films. In 2017, Netflix announced the development of a series about the life of Luis Miguel in which Juanpa Zurita appears as the singer’s brother, Alex. He hosted the MTV Millennial Awards 2017 together with Lele Pons at the Palacio de Los Deportes Mexico on June 3, 2017.
Is JuanPa Zurita Engaged To Lele Pons?
Although Juanpa is a social media star, he has always kept the details of his private life away from the media. However, it is widely believed that he has been in a recurring relationship with his social media sensation Lele Pons since 2016, although neither Juanpa nor Lele have confirmed this.
The suspected couple met in 2016 and since then they have collaborated on many videos and even appeared together in Anitta & J Balvin’s lyrical video Downtown.
At MTV MIAW 2017 in Mexico, Juanpa Zurita knelt down and asked Lele Pons the big question on stage, but the duo later revealed that it was just a prank. For clarification: Juanpa Zurita is not yet engaged.
Height & Weight
Juanpa Zurita is considered attractive thanks to his charming personality, slim stature, and chiselled features. His height is indicated as 180 cm (5 feet 9 inches), while his body weight is indicated as 75 kg. The social media personality has dark blond hair and naturally blue eyes.