Juanpa Zurita - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 31, 2022

Juanpa Zurita
Nick Name: ElJuanpaZurita
Profession: YouTuber, Model, Actor
Salary: $1 million
Net Worth: $5 million

Personal Details

Born on : March 29, 1996 (age 27)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Juan Pablo Martinez-Zurita Arellano
Birth Place: Mexico City, Mexico
Horoscope: Aries
Father's Name: Fernando Martinez-Zurita Reed
Mother's Name: Teresa Arellano
Siblings: 3

Paola Zurita (sister)
Fernando Zurita (brother)
s Zurita (brother)

Ethnicity: Mexican
Nationality: American, Mexican


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In Relationship
Girlfriend Name: Macarena Achaga

Body Measurements

Height: 1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 71 kg (156.53 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Juanpa Zurita?

Juanpa Zurita is a vlogger, Instagram model, actor, and social media influencer by profession and Mexican, and American by nationality. After rising to fame via Vine in 2013, he has been included in Forbes 2017’s 30 Under 30 and has gained over 9.9 million subscribers on YouTube alone.

Juanpa Zurita – Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings

Juanpa Zurita’s birth took place on 29 March 1996 in Mexico City, Mexico. He was born Juan Pablo Martínez-Zurita Arellano to his father Fernando Martínez-Zurita Reed and his mother Teresa Arellano. 

He is not the only child of his parents and has 3 siblings- sister Paola Zurita and brothers Fernando Zurita, and Andrés Zurita. When Juanpa Zurita was young, the family moved to the United States as his father had been appointed as a political counselor at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C.

young Juanpa Zurita (Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

Other details of his early life, education, and family are yet to be shared with the public. His ethnicity is Mexican.

Juanpa Zurita – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Juanpa Zurita was in a relationship with fellow YouTuber Lele Pons. They had been friends for years before begging to date in 2016. However, their on-and-off affair did confuse their fans. 

At the MTV MIAW Awards on June 2017, the couple shared a kiss and Zurita got down on one knee to “propose”. However, the engagement was believed to be false and reports suggesting that they had broken up were confirmed.

He was in a relationship with model Carmella Rose. He and his girlfriend dated from 2018 to 2020 and loved to share their pictures on social media. 

Juanpa Zurita went on to date Paty Cantú and is currently dating Macarena Achaga, which was confirmed in March 2021

Moreover, he is considered a bit young to marry, take a wife, and have children.

Juanpa Zurita, Macarena Achaga (Instagram - posted 2022)

Juanpa Zurita – Career


After Zurita was introduced to the video-sharing app Vine, he posted his first video That dog killed Chuck Norris and was after me. The video received thousands of views in a few days and soon began his career as a content creator on Vine. His content which was published in both Spanish and English gained millions of subscribers over time.

Although Vine was closed in 2017, Juanpa Zurita had gained 1.8 million followers and his fan base grew over time as he transitioned to YouTube.

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from left - Luka Sabbat, Juanpa Zurita, Austin Mahone, Rafferty Law (GQ Italia)

Modeling, Acting, and Shows

Juanpa Zurita began his career as a model in 2016. Within a few years, he has modeled for the firm Pull&Bear, Inditex brand, Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana, and Louis Vuitton. He has also appeared on the cover of GQ Italia from July–August 2017 with Rafferty Law, Austin Mahone, and Luka Sabbat.

As an actor, Juanpa Zurita has starred in Luis Miguel: The Series (2018), Stories from Our Future (2019), Fight of the Living Dead (2017), and Alexander IRL (2017), etc. and has hosted the 2017 MTV Millennial Awards alongside Lele Pons.


Juanpa Zurita has collaborated with fellow YouTubers - Dolan Twins, Hannah Stocking, Brent Rivera, Rudy Mancuso, Rosanna Pansino, etc.

Juanpa Zurita – Awards, Nominations

As of 2019, Zurita has had around 16 award nominations among which he has won 8 awards including 5 MTV Millennial Awards, Eliot Awards (2016), GQ Awards (2016), Melty Future Awards (2016), etc.

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Juanpa Zurita collabs with the Dolan Twins - Grayson Dolan and Ethan Dolan (YouTube)

Juanpa Zurita – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth is estimated to be more than $1.5 million while according to social media, his annual salary is around $1 million. 

Juanpa Zurita – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media, Juanpa Zurita is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with millions of followers. His YouTube account has almost 10 million subscribers and counting. On them, he frequently features his friends, siblings, and girlfriend.

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