Who is Zuria Vega?
Zuria Vega was born in Mexico City, on 10 January 1989 – her zodiac sign is Capricorn, and she holds Mexican nationality. She’s an actress, film producer and singer, who’s appeared in more than 20 movies and TV series, while she’s perhaps known best for her portrayal of Julieta, the main character in the comedy series “Mi Marido Tiene Familia”. It was created by Pablo Ferrer Garcia-Travesi, also starred Daniel Arenas and Diana Bracho, and follows Julieta and her boyfriend Robert, who are renting an apartment from a highly sociable and eccentric family; the series aired from 2017 to 2019, and won one of the 22 awards for which it was nominated.
Early life and education
Zuria was raised in Mexico City alongside her sister Marimar Vega and their brother, by their Mexican father Gonzalo Vega who was an actor, and their Spanish mother Leonora Sisto who was a housewife. Zuria’s sister Marimar is also an actress, and has appeared in close to 50 movies and TV series, probably known best for her starring role in the 2018 romantic comedy movie “La Boda de Valentina”.
Zuria became interested in acting while attending a local high school, and appeared in numerous plays performed both at the school and a community theatre. She was also interested in a number of activities during those four years, including playing soccer, dancing and singing,
Upon matriculating in 2007, Zuria didn’t enroll at college, but chose to focus on her acting career.
Roles in TV series
Zuria made her debut TV series appearance with her portrayal of Roberta in the 2007 romantic comedy drama “Sexo y Otros Secretos”, then in 2008 and 2009, she starred as Renata Higareda Fontana in 391 episodes of the drama “Alma de Hierro”. The series also starred Alejandro Camacho, Blanca Guerra and Jorge Poza, and follows the family of seven who have begun facing problems in life.
Zuria played the supporting character Azucena in the crime drama “Mujeres Asesinas”, and starred as Estrella Marina Briceno in the 2010 drama “Curse by the Sea”. She appeared in both the 2011 action drama “El Equipo” and the 2012 drama “Cloroformo”, and was then cast to play the main character Luciana Jacinto, in the 2012 romantic drama “A Shelter for Love”.
It also starred Gabriel Soto and Laura Flores, and follows Luciana whose father has just died, while she’s found comfort in love with a local man.
A couple of Zuria’s following roles were in the 2013 comedy “Que Pobres Tan Ricos”, the 2015 drama “Ask God for Forgiveness… Not Me”, and the 2016 drama “Simply Maria”.
Most recently, in 2021 she starred as Juana Manuela, alongside Renata Notni and Oka Giner, in the popular drama “The Five Juanas”. It follows five women who bear the same birthmark, and have teamed up to discover the truth behind it.
Roles in movies
Zuria made her debut film appearance with her portrayal of one of the main characters, Gabriel ‘Gaby’ Sanchez, in the 2010 romantic drama “Sin Ella”, written and directed by Jorge Colon, and which also starred Luis Roberto Guzman and Lola Duenas.
The movie follows the life of the TV producer Gaston, who’s struggling to simultaneously work on his career, and raise his two children.
A couple of Zuria’s following roles were in the 2013 comedy drama “I Don’t Know Whether to Slit My Wrists or Leave Them Long”, and in 2014 the horror “Darker Than Night” and the comedy drama “Elvira I Will Give You My Life But I’m Using It”.
The year 2017 saw Zuria play Elena in the comedy “Casi Una Gran Estafa”, and in 2018 she portrayed a supporting character in the horror “The Tenants”. It was directed by Chava Cartas, starred Luis Arrieta, Fernando Ciangherotti and Erick Elias, and follows the young couple Luzma and Demian who have moved to a new neighborhood, and are steadily discovering their new neighbors’ dark secrets; the movie was nominated for a Horrorant Film Festival ‘Fright Nights’ Award for Best Horror Feature.
Zuria’s two most recent film roles have been in the 2019 romantic comedy “For Better, for Worse”, and the 2020 comedy “Y Como es El?”
Zuria sang the song “Smor Sincero” in the 2012 series “A Shelter for Love”.
Zuria worked as an associate producer on the 2013 movie “I Don’t Know Whether to Slit My Wrists or Leave Them Long”.
Zuria featured in the TV specials “Premios TV y Novelas 2008” and “Balon de Oro de la Liga MX 2016”.
Zuria has made a guest appearance in a couple of talk-shows, most recently in “Confesiones”.
Awards and nominations
Zuria was nominated for a 2019 Telenovelas and Drama Series (Telenovelas y Series Dramáticas) Award for Best Actress in a Telenovela (Mejor Actriz), for her performance in “Mi Marido Tiene Familia”.
Husband and children
Zuria prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself, but it’s still widely known that she’s today a married woman. Zuria exchanged vows with the Cuban actor Alberto Guerra on 22 November 2014, in a private ceremony in San Francisco, Nayarit, Mexico, attended by only the closest of their friends and family members; Alberto has appeared in nearly 50 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for his portrayal of the main character Jose Maria ‘Chema’ Venegas in the action crime series “El Senor de los Cielos”, which has been airing since 2013, and has won two awards.
Zuria gave birth to their daughter Lua on 11 January 2017, and their son Luka followed on 20 May 2019.
Neither Zuria nor Alberto have spoken of any other people whom they have perhaps been with, so as of March 2022, Zuria’s married to Alberto Guerra, and they have two children together.
Hobbies and other interests
Zuria is highly active on Instagram, and apparently enjoys the attention which she’s receiving from her close to five million followers; she has uploaded over 2,000 pictures onto the network, most of which feature her during her everyday life.
Zuria likes to read books in her spare time, and her favorite author is Howard K. Beale, while a couple of her favorite books are “Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of America to World Power”, “A History of Freedom of Teaching in American Schools”, and “Charles A. Beard: An Appraisal”.
Zuria is physically quite active, as she practices yoga at her home on a daily basis, while she also has a couple of training sessions at the gym every week, mostly because it’s important for her acting career to stay in shape.
Zuria enjoys watching Hollywood movies – her favorite actor and actress are Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Gal Gadot, while a couple of her favorite films include “Jumanji”, “Wonder Woman” and “Death on the Nile”.
Age, height and net worth
Zuria’s age is 33. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of March 2022, Zuria’s net worth has been estimated at over $2 million.