Africa Ivonne Lechuga Zavala, better known as Africa Zavalais one of the most sought-after actresses on the small screen, where she has played different characters that have led her to the top in the world of TV soaps.
The actress, who was born in Mexico City in 1985, began her career in 2004 with the Mexican television series ‘Under the same roof’, where she had a secondary role, but a year later her great opportunity came to star in a soap opera.
África Zavala got her first leading role in the telenovela ‘Peregrina’, a project that was produced by Nathalie Lartilleux Nicaud and in which she shared credits with Eduardo Capetillo. Since then, Africa Zavala has played different roles, but How many soap operas have you starred in throughout your career?
Africa Zavala and the soap operas she has starred in
The novel ‘Peregrina’ was the first leading role that África Zavala obtained. In said story, she shared credits with Eduardo Capetillo, while the antagonistic roles were played by Jaqueline Andere and Cynthia Klitbo.
ZIP Code (2006)
In 2006, she starred in her first novel for young people, ‘Código Postal’, a story that was produced by José Alberto “El Güero” Castro, and where África had one of the leading roles when she replaced Jery Sandoval, who was fired after a few weeks of the production.
To love again (2010)
Four years later, the actress starred in one of the best soap operas in the last 30 years, ‘Para volver a amar’, where she shared credits with Rebecca Jones, Alejandra Barros, Nailea Norvind Sophie Alexander and Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez.
Sweetie Heart (2011)
A year after starring in ‘To love again’, Zavala had the opportunity to be one of the star actresses in ‘Amorcito corazón’, a story where she worked with Elizabeth Álvarez, Diego Olivera and Daniel Arenas.
Crown of Tears (2012 and 2022)
África Zavala was one of the protagonists of ‘Corona de lágrimas’. For this project, she worked again with the producer José Alberto “El Güero” Castro and, in addition, she shared credits with Victoria Ruffo, one of the most recognized actresses in Mexican melodramas.
Cheating Love (2015)
África Zavala took the leading role in the soap opera ‘Amores con trapa’ along with Eduardo Yáñez, Ernesto Laguardia and Itati Cantoral. Even during the recordings it was rumored that the young actress had a relationship with Yáñez, who in 2018 confirmed that they were a couple and lasted three years.
The Champion’s Boss (2018)
For many of his followers, the leading role he played in ‘La jefa del campeon’, a telenovela produced by Roberto Gómez Fernández, is one of his best performances. In addition, África Zavala shared the leading role with Carlos Ferro, who is also very talented.