Juanpa Zurita Biography, Age, Family, Girlfriend, Vine, Model, Films, TV

Juanpa Zurita on the Red Carpet

Juanpa Zurita Biography

Juanpa Zurita is a vlogger, social media influencer, model and actor from Mexico. His full name is Juan Pablo Martínez-Zurita Arellano. He became an internet sensation through his videos on Vine app in 2013. After getting known, he got into vlogging on YouTube alongside other entertainment videos.


As a model, Zurita has modeled for brands like Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana and Pull&Bear, since 2016. Some of Zurita’s online work involve campaigns for humanitarian aid. MTV Latin America chose Zurita as the ‘icon of the year’ in 2015 while Forbes included him on their 2017 list of 30 Under 30 people in Hollywood and the entertainment industry.

Juanpa Zurita Age – How old is Juanpa Zurita now? (Juanpa Zurita Birthday)

Zurita is 24 years old as of March 29, 2020. He was born as Juan Pablo Martínez-Zurita Arellano in Mexico City, Mexico in 1996.

Juanpa Zurita Family – Parents

Juanpa was born and raised in a family of four, one of the three sons of Teresa Arellano and Fernando Martínez-Zurita Reed. He has three siblings: brothers Andrés Zurita and Fernando Zurita and a sister Paola Zurita.

Where does Juanpa Zurita live now?

They lived in Mexico until their father was appointed as a political counselor at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C., Making them all move to Los Angeles, United States.

Who is Juanpa Zurita Dating? – Girlfriend

Since 2018, the former Vine star has been in a relationship with Carmella Rose, a Wilhelmin model. They met in New York, became friends and advanced to dating.

Juanpa Zurita with his girlfriend Carmella Rose
Juanpa Zurita with his girlfriend Carmella Rose

Juanpa and Lele Pons

Prior to his relationship with Carmella, Juanpa was in a relationship with Lele Pons, a singer and actress. The two also began their relationship as friends. They were a fan favorite and even hosted the 2017 MTV Millennial Awards. It was at the award ceremony that he proposed to Pons. However, they ended their relationship but reportedly remain good friends.

How Juanpa Zurita gained fame internationally – Vine

Juanpa joined the app Vine and on June 11, 2013, he posted his first video and named it “That dog killed Chuck Norris and was after me.” In the clip, he featured his own dog by the name Puca. A few days later, the video had received thousands of views, a motivation that kept him going with the Vine videos and soon, he was collaborating with his brother Andrés.

The increasing attention on his videos launched Juanpa’s career as a content creator. The videos, done in both English and Spanish, attracted an international following. Sadly, the application was closed in 2017 but Juanpa carried on with his content creating gigs to his other social media pages such as Instagram. He also created a YouTube channel through which he shares videos in Spanish, almost exclusively.

Juanpa Zurita as a Model

In 2016, joined the modelling industry appearing in events for Pull&Bear. He appeared frequently as a guest artist and model in the launch of new collections of men’s clothing. In the same year and in Mexico, Juanpa was photographed to promote Calvin Klein in October. In 2017, he walked for Louis Vuitton in their Paris fashion show. In Milan, he appeared for the Fashion Week of Dolce & Gabbana and he also appeared on the cover of GQ Italia for their July–August 2017 edition. On GQ Italia’s cover Juanpa appeared next to actor and fellow model Luka Sabbat, actor Rafferty Law, and singer Austin Mahone.

Juanpa Zurita Filmography Career

Alongside his content creating career, Juanpa has also taken part in a couple of TV series and films. His most noted role in was as Alex in the TV series on the life of Luis Miguel. Alex is the brother of the singer. He also hosted the 2017 MTV Millennial Awards alongside Lele Pons on June 3rd, 2017 at the Palacio de los Deportes in Mexico City.

Juanpa Zurita TV Shows and Films

♦  2018 – Luis Miguel as Alex Basteri
♦  2018 – The Last Jotita as Jackson
♦  2017 – Alexander IRL as Party Guru
♦  2017 – Next Top Model as Juanpa
♦  2017 – Fight of the Living Dead as himself
♦  2016 – My Big Fat Hispanic Family as Juanpa