Who is David Zepeda?
David is a Mexican actor, singer, and model, who gained prominence for his roles in telenovelas such as “Sortilegio” and “La Fuerza del Destino”, in addition to many other projects on which he’s worked in his career.
Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
David Anastasio Zepeda Quintero was born on 19 September 1973, in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, the youngest of four sons born to Olga and Agustin Zepeda Espinosa.
Acting wasn’t his first choice as he studied law at Sonora University, from where he obtained a Bachelor of Law Degree.
David Zepeda embarked on his entertainment career with minor yet notable roles in various projects. In 1999, he featured in “Marea Brava”, and then continued with roles in other telenovelas such as “Como en el cine” in 2001, while in 2002 he had a minor role in the TV series “American Family”. Zepeda’s early career featured pivotal guest roles alongside main stars in various television shows. In 2002, he portrayed Orlando in an episode of “The Shield” entitled “Carnivores”, engaging with lead actors Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent and Walton Goggins. Zepeda’s appearance as Carlos in an episode of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” entitled “Lessons” saw him alongside stars such as Sarah Michelle Gellar and Nicholas Brendon. He also played Rob in the episode “Chapter Fifty” of “Boston Public”, sharing the screen with Chi McBride, Anthony Heald and Loretta Devine
Continuing his career, David Zepeda made notable guest appearances alongside established stars in various TV shows.
In 2003, he took on the role of Boy in an episode of “Grounded for Life”, entitled “I Just Paid to Say I Love You”, sharing the screen with stars such as Donal Logue, Megyn Price and Kevin Corrigan. The same year, he portrayed Denny Chestnut in the episode “Mercy, Mercy Me” of “10-8: Officers on Duty”, engaging with main cast members including Danny Nucci, Ernie Hudson and Travis Schuldt.
In 2004, Zepeda appeared in “Monk” as Jose Alverez in the episode “Mr. Monk and the Paperboy”, contributing to the storyline alongside lead actor Tony Shalhoub. He also played an EEG Tech in an episode entitled “Just a Touch” of the renowned medical drama “ER”, collaborating with the ensemble that included Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle and Julianna Margulies.
Further in 2004, he featured as a Waiter in “Eve” during the episode “For Love and Money”, sharing the screen with Eve Jeffers Cooper, Ali Landry, and Sean Maguire.
In 2006, David Zepeda achieved a significant milestone by securing his first major role in the telenovela “Amores Cruzados”, playing the main role of Diego throughout the show’s 120 episodes, co-starring Ana Lucia Dominguez, Michel Gurfi, and Patricia Vasquez.
Rise To Stardom
David Zepeda’s career gained momentum in the second half of the 2000s with starring roles in telenovelas.
In 2007, he played Maximiliano “Max” Irázabal in the telenovela “Acorralada”, the main role spanning 187 episodes. The plot revolved around a young woman trapped in a sinister web of manipulation and deception, with Zepeda’s performance complemented by main stars such as Alejandra Lazcano and Mariana Torres.
In 2009, he starred as Bruno Albéniz in “Sortilegio”, another main role lasting for 96 episodes. The telenovela followed a complex tale of love, betrayal, and redemption, with Zepeda’s character navigating intricate emotional dynamics alongside main stars William Levy and Jacqueline Bracamontes.
Continuing his success, in 2010, Zepeda portrayed Alonso Peñalvert in “Soy tu dueña”. With a run of 93 episodes, the show centered on themes of empowerment and personal growth. Zepeda’s performance was enhanced by the presence of main stars Lucero and Gabriela Spanic.
In the early 2010s, David Zepeda’s career continued to flourish with a series of main roles in telenovelas.
In 2011, he took on the main role of Iván Villagómez in “La Fuerza del Destino”, a series that lasted over 102 episodes. The storyline delved into the complexities of fate and love, with Zepeda’s character engaging alongside the telenovela’s main stars, including Sandra Echeverría and Gabriel Soto.
In 2012, Zepeda portrayed Damián Arango in “Abismo de pasión”, a main role that spanned 151 episodes, in the series which explored themes of passion and obsession, with Zepeda collaborating with main stars Angelique Boyer and Mark Tacher.
En ‘Abismo de pasión’ Mark Tacher y David Zepeda medían sus fuerzas en este pulso. Para vosotros, ¿quién gana? pic.twitter.com/05qA9TFWP3
— Diezminutos.teleNOVELA (@telenovela_es) March 5, 2016
In 2013, he starred as Ricardo Sánchez Bretón in “Mentir para vivir”, a main role featured across 102 episodes. The narrative followed a web of lies and their consequences, with Zepeda sharing the screen with main stars Mayrín Villanueva and Diego Olivera.
From 2014 to 2015, Zepeda played Salvador “Chava” Cruz #2 in “Hasta el fin del Mundo”, another main role spanning 113 episodes. The telenovela explored the journey of love and transformation, with Zepeda co-starring Marjorie de Sousa and Pedro Fernández.
In 2016 and 2017, he portrayed Ramiro Fuentes in “Tres veces Ana“, a main role featured in 120 episodes. The storyline revolved around identical triplets and their intertwined lives, with Zepeda’s character entangled in the narrative alongside main stars Angelique Boyer and Sebastián Rulli.
David Zepeda’s career continued to improve with a new streak of main telenovela roles.
In 2017, he played the main role of Ryan Cabrera in “La doble Dida de Estela Carrillo”, engaging in a storyline spanning 72 episodes. The telenovela delved into the complexities of identity and secrets, with Zepeda’s character navigating alongside main stars Ariadne Díaz and Danilo Carrera.
From 2018 to 2019, Zepeda portrayed Ricardo Bustamante in “Por Amar sin Ley”. His main role spanned both seasons, comprising a total of 183 episodes. The telenovela explored legal and personal dilemmas, with Zepeda collaborating with main stars Ana Brenda Contreras and Julián Gil.
In 2018, he participated in the television special “Mi Propósito Eres Tú”, showcasing his versatility beyond telenovelas.
In 2020, Zepeda played José Luis Navarrete in the second season of “La Doña”, another main role spanning 75 episodes. The telenovela followed a woman’s journey for justice and power, with Zepeda’s character deeply entwined in the narrative alongside main star Aracely Arámbula.
To speak further of his accomplishments, in 2020, he portrayed Álvaro Falcón Albarrán in “Vencer el Desamor”, the main role encompassing 93 episodes. The telenovela delved into themes of love and heartbreak, with Zepeda collaborating alongside main stars Claudia Álvarez and Altair Jarabo.
From 2021 to 2022, Zepeda starred as Vicente Ramírez Pérez in “Mi Fortuna es Amarte”. His main role spanned 92 episodes, and the telenovela followed a tale of destiny and passion, with Zepeda’s character at the forefront of the narrative.
In 2022, Zepeda appeared in “Vencer la Ausencia” as Jeronimo Garrido.
In 2023, he took on the main role of Ángel Santiago in “Pienso en Ti”, further solidifying his status as a prominent figure in the telenovela genre.
According to authoritative sources, David Zepeda’s net worth is estimated at $3 million, as of mid-2023.
Personal Life, Married, Wife, Children
David Zepeda is very secretive about his personal life. According to reports, he dated Lina Radwan from 2010 to 2021, but is currently single and focused on his career. His secretive nature has spawned a few rumors, including him being bisexual.
Appearance and Body Measurements
David Zepeda has brown eyes and black hair. He stands at a height of 6ft (1.83m), while he weighs approximately 180lbs (81kgs). His vital statistics are unknown, but he has an athletic figure.