Laura Zapata Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Sep 01, 2022 By Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason
Originally Published on Jun 08, 2022
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Laura Zapata is a talented Mexican actress as well as a trained singer and dancer.
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About Laura Zapata

Laura Zapata, birth name Laura Guadalupe Zapata Miranda, is one of the leading actresses on Mexican television.

She was a veteran movie and stage actress, too. Laura Guadalupe Zapata made her acting debut in the soap opera 'Toy World' in 1974. The actress has performed in 17 soap operas and 11 theater dramas.

The father of this accomplished dancer and singer was a model, boxer, and businessman. Zapata and her singer half-sister, Thalia, earned international fame for themselves. In 'Maria Mercedes', one of Thalia’s earliest telenovelas, she portrayed a villainous character. She did acting between 1974-2017.

Laura Zapata’s Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Laura Zapata’s net worth?

Laura Guadalupe Zapata’s net worth is $10 million as of 2022.

How much does Laura Zapata earn per year?

The annual earnings of Laura Zapata are not known since she has retired from acting.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Laura Zapata?

Laura Zapata is 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) tall.

How old is Laura Zapata?

Laura Zapata turns 66 on her birthday in 2022. She was born on July 31, 1956.

Childhood And Education

Laura Guadalupe Zapata Miranda was born in Mexico City, Mexico, in 1956. Her birthday is July 31. Her father's name is Guillermo Zapata Pérez de Utrera and mother's name is Yolanda Miranda Mange. Laura Zapata’s mom, Yolanda Miranda Mange, raised Laura Zapata and her four sisters Thalía, Federica Sodi, Ernestina Sodi, and Gabriela Sodi, to become successful in their lives.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Laura Zapata’s partner?

Laura Guadalupe Zapata is single as of 2022.

Family Life

Juan Eduardo Sodi de la Tijera is her former husband. They have two sons, Claudio Sodi and Patricio Sodi. Juan Eduardo Sodi de la Tijera is a scientist by profession.

Zapata and her sister Ernestina were abducted in September 2002. Since music superstar Thalia’s husband, Tommy Mottola, is a multi-millionaire, their kidnappers were expected to demand a massive ransom for their release. Instead, Laura and her sister Ernestina were freed.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

She has appeared in multiple Televisa productions. She rose to fame with 'Mama Campanita' in 1978. She was in a supporting role in 'Mama Campanita'.

Between 1987-1995, she portrayed the leading antagonist in the soap operas 'Rosa Salvaje', 'Maria Mercedes', 'Pobre Nina Rica', and 'Esmeralda'. In 2014, she played the villain in the telenovela 'La Gata'. Her performance in 'La Gata' was deemed outstanding.

What awards has Laura Zapata won?

  • Laura Zapata won TVyNovelas Awards for Best Female Antagonist in 1988 (in Rosa Salvaje) and 1993 (in Maria Mercedes).
  • She was the recipient of the Silvia Pinal Awards for Best Actress in 2010.

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Laura Zapata Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

Laura Guadalupe Zapata Miranda

Date of Birth




Place of Birth

Mexico city


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Written by Adekunle Olanrewaju Jason

Bachelor of Science specializing in Mass Communication.

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