Junapa Zurita was born on 29th of March 1996, in Mexico City, Mexico, to his parents Fernando Martinez Zurita and Teresa Arellano. He raised alongside his two brothers and a sister: Fernando Zurita, Andres Zurita, and Paola Zurita, in Mexico City before his family settled in Washington D.C. Talking about his nationality, Zurita is an American and is of white ethnicity.
Zurita began giving time to social media actively in mid of 2013 by posting his first ever Vine video titled “That dog killed Chuck Norris and was after me.” He creates videos in Spanish and English too. He was extremely popular on the app with over 1.7 million followers before it shut down.
Since then, he moved all of his videos on his YouTube channel, where he has over six million followers. His most popular YouTube video includes “Pontelo o Cometelo Challenge ft. Lele Pons”, that was viewed by over nine million people.
Also, with over 12 million followers on his first account and three million on his second one, Instagram is the social networking where Zurita is extremely popular. In the account, he often posts videos and pictures regarding his everyday life, travels, and professional experiences.
In 2016, he began his modeling career, postured to promote Calvin Klein underwear. Recently, he modeled for Dolce & Gabbana during Fashion Week in Milan, Italy by Lucky Blue Smith, Cameron Dallas, Diggy Simmons, and Austin Mahone’s sides.
In 2015, Juanpa received two MTV Millennial Awards for the category Digital Icon of the Year and Viner of the Year. In the following year, he received two awards, MTV Millenial Awards for the category “Mexican Snap chapter of the Year” and “Best Performance in an App,” and recently for Digital Icon Of The Year respectively.
As of now, the popular media personality has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.