Humberto Zurita Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Joan Agie
Sep 06, 2022 By Joan Agie
Originally Published on Jun 03, 2022
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Humberto Zurita (Spanish pronunciation: umˈbeɾto suˈɾita ) was born in Torreón , Coahuila , Mexico.
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About Humberto Zurita

Humberto Zurita is one of the highest-paid television actors in Mexico, a director, and a producer.

Humberto Zurita shot to fame as a Mexican actor with the 1981 telenovela 'The Right To Be Born.' In 1981, he earned his first role as a star in 'El Derecho De Nacer,' the remake of a Cuban telenovela by the same name.

Humberto Zurita keeps his family life very private. He forcefully reiterates his right to withhold personal details as he didn't want to 'make a circus' of his life. However, speaking of his wife, he says that he continues to feel her presence in his life.

His illustrious acting career began with stage appearances in musicals such as Tommy and Jesus Christ Superstar as an amateur performer. He also acted in a few films, the most recent being 'Un Retrato De Familia,' a Mexican production released in December 2021. Humberto Zurita has also produced four films

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Humberto Zurita's net worth?

Humberto Zurita has a net worth of about $5 million as of 2022.

How much does Humberto Zurita earn per year?

Humberto Zurita combines his film career and television productions and earns money from both engagements, but his annual income is undisclosed.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Humberto Zurita?

Humberto Zurita is 5 ft 9 in ( 175 cm) tall.

How old is Humberto Zurita?

Humberto Zurita is 67 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Humberto Zurita, born in the Torreon municipality of Coahuila( Coahuila de Zaragoza, estado ) in northern Mexico, grew up with nine siblings. Details of his childhood and primary education are not available. Humberto Zurita graduated from the famous educational institute for acting in Mexico - CUT (Centro Universitario de Teatro - the University Theatrical Centre) . Humberto Zurita was christened Humberto Zurita Moreno by his parents Armando Zurita Rodríguez and Guadalupe Moreno.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Humberto Zurita's partner?

Humberto Zurita married Christian Bach, an Argentina-born soap opera actress well known for her television shows such as 'Los Ricos Tambien Lloran' and 'La Impostora.' The couple has two sons, Sebastián Zurita and ‎Emiliano Zurita, who are eminent television and film personalities. Christian Bach passed away in February 2019 due to cardiac arrest.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Humberto Zurita began his television career with Televisa in the late 1970s. His first telenovela was ‘Una Mujer’ (1978). However, his starring role came in the 1981 production, 'El Derecho De Nacer.' Creative reasons led to his move to TV Azteca, along with his wife, Christian Bach. In 1994, he produced 'El Abanico De Lady Windermere' television film.

The interactive telenovela 'El Candidato' highlighted the current political issues in Mexico and was released in the wake of the Mexican presidential elections of 2000. 'El Candidato' was indeed a bold move by Humberto Zurita as he produced and starred in it. (An interactive telenovela allows the audience to direct the course of the drama).

In 1981, Humberto Zurita formed the production company ZUBA ( combining the first consonants of his and his wife's names) and his brother Gerardo Zurita.

What awards has Humberto Zurita won?

As a Mexican actor, Humberto Zurita has been nominated for many awards. He has won awards in the Best Breakthrough Actor Of The '80s, Best Male Revelation, Best Actor, Best Antagonist Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Male Co-Protagonist, and Best Protagonist Actor categories.

Other Interesting Humberto Zurita Facts And Trivia

Humberto Zurita is the highest-paid Mexican actor.

During April 2021 -2022, Humberto Zurita drew in a whopping $75 million.

Humberto Zurita lost his mother, Guadalupe Moreno, in February 2022.
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Humberto Zurita Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Humberto Zurita Moreno

Date of Birth




Place of Birth




175 cm

Eye Color

Light Brown


Actor, Director, Producer


Centro Universitario de Teatro

Net Worth



Christian Bach


Armando Zurita Rodríguez, Guadalupe Moreno
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Joan AgieBachelor of Science specializing in Human Anatomy

With 3+ years of research and content writing experience across several niches, especially on education, technology, and business topics. Joan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Anatomy from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, and has worked as a researcher and writer for organizations across Nigeria, the US, the UK, and Germany. Joan enjoys meditation, watching movies, and learning new languages in her free time.

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