• Samadhi Zendejas is a Mexican model and actress, who became popular for her role of Amaya in the 2009 soap opera "Atrevete a Sonar", and as Circe Gaona in the Netflix telenovela, "False Identity".
• She was born in 1994 in Mexico City and received her acting training at Televisa Acting School CEA.
• She has appeared in various TV shows and films, such as "Atrevete a Sonar", "La Rosa de Guadalupe" and "Shadows of the Past".
• She is active on various social media sites, with millions of followers, and has bagged the 2010 Premio TvyNovelas Award.
• Her estimated net worth is $5 million as of 2022.
Samadhi Zendejas is a Mexican model and actress, who became popular for her role of Amaya in the 2009 soap opera “Atrevete a Sonar”, and as Circe Gaona in the Netflix telenovela, “False Identity,” which premiered in 2018.
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Jill Samadhi Zendejas Adriano was born in Mexico City, Distrito Federal, under the Capricorn zodiac sign on 27 December 1994, which makes her 27 years old as of 2021. She’s the firstborn child of Ana Villa and Antonio Flores, and was raised alongside her brother, actor Adriano Zendejas, and sister, actress Dassana Zendejas. Zendejas spent her entire childhood in Mexico.
She started showing an interest in acting as a child, and once admitted that she appreciates her father for encouraging her to follow her passion, which has made her the woman she is today.
Samadhi went to a local high school and matriculated in 2012. She received her acting training at Televisa Acting School CEA, and from which she graduated with a BA degree in 2016. She began acting at a young age, focusing mostly on commercials.
Samadhi loves summer as she enjoys suntanning at the beach and swimming in the sea; she also likes skiing during the winter.
She spends her spare time watching Hollywood films – her favorite entertainers are Natalie Portman and Leonardo DiCaprio, and her best-liked films are “Titanic,” “V for Vendetta,” and “Catch Me If You Can”
The “Atrevete a Sonar” star is physically active, and hits the gym several times a week to maintain her curvy figure.
Zendejas is also keen on traveling, and her acting career has seen her visiting many US states, and European destinations such as England and Italy.
Zendejas began her career in 2009 with a minor role in Luis de Llano’s teen telenovela, “Atrévete a Soñar” – meaning dare to dream – which is an adaptation of the soap opera “Patito Feo.”
She later appeared in three episodes of the drama “La Rosa de Guadalupe” in 2010, and then landed the lead role of Abril Figueroa in the romantic series “Hoping Heart,” which also starred Fernando Allende and Lucia Mendez, and premiered on Canal de las Estrellas in July 2011. In 2015, she featured in three episodes of the show “Shadows of the Past”, before she landed the supporting role of Nadia in the series “Road to Destiny” in the year that followed. In the same year, she was cast as Mariana in an episode of the drama “Como Dice el Dicho.”
In 2017, Zendejas was selected to play the starring role of Jenni Rivera in the musical “Jenni Rivera: Mariposa de Barrio”, alongside Rosalinda Rodriguez and Gabriel Porras and in the same year, she was seen in the mini-series, “Milagros de Navidad” playing Candelaria Cruz.
2018 saw Samadhi portraying Maria Reyes in 37 episodes of the Dario Vanegas and Lina Uribe’s drama “Enemigo Intimo.”
Since 2018, Zendejas has been appearing in the critically acclaimed crime thriller “False Identity,” which stars Eduardo Yanez and Luis Ernesto Franco; the show has been nominated for two Produ Awards. In 2019, she assumed the starring role of Geminis in the crime show “Rosario Tijeras”, appearing together with Sebastian Martinez and Barbara de Regil; the series is about an assassin who was brought up in the poorest area of Mexico City.
Film Appearances and Other Credits
Zendejas is credited with her appearance in the Francisco Torres Toledo-directed short musical movie “Randy Nota Loca: Rosas y Vinos” in 2015.
She’s also made guest appearances in several talk shows such as “Tu-Night Show Con Omar Chaparro,” “Noches con Platanito,” and “Don Francisco Te Invita.”
Samadhi bagged 2010’s Premio TvyNovelas Award – the Best Female Revelation category – for her outstanding performance in the show Atrévete a Soñar. The Latin Plug entertainment professionals platform honored the Mexico City-born actress with Hispanic Pride in 2020.
Social Media Presence
Samadhi is popular on several social media sites including Facebook – @samadhizendejass – with close to 1.7 million followers, Twitter – @sammadhi – with around 135,000 followers, and has a wide following on Instagram of over 4.8 million fans.
She likes posting about her family on the latter, and also uses it to promote brands and do ad campaigns. Moreover, she is active on TikTok -@samadhiza – and has nearly 7.5 million followers.
Zendejas met her boyfriend, the Your World Award-winning Mexican actor Alejandro Speitzer, on the set of “Atrevete a Sonar” and supposedly they fell in love instantly. The duo dated for some time before they called it quits for reasons neither of them has disclosed.
She later began dating Mexican entrepreneur Jorge Coch, who is the brother of actress Jessica Coch. However, their relationship was also short-lived.
Zendejas is reportedly dating a Mexican man named Jesus Diaz Saavedra, who prefers living away from the limelight thus there is nothing known about him; the duo have been together for more than a year now.
As of 2022, Samadhi is unmarried, and without children.
Rumors and Controversies
On 12 April 2021, Zendejas reported that she had been sexually assaulted by three men – Rubén (44 year old), Felipe (45), and Héctor (49) – on the streets of Polanco. According to her, the accused made obscene and sexual comments but they denied the allegation. Zendejas had them arrested because she wanted them to be an example, and she also wished to encourage every woman to stand strong against any form of verbal and sexual assault.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Samadhi is slimly-built, weighs approximately 123lbs (56kgs) and is 5ft 7ins (1.70m) tall, with vital statistics of 36-26-36. She wears shoe and dress sizes 8(US) and 3(US) respectively. Her eyes are dark brown and her hair is brown.
Zendejas has featured in many successful acting projects, and her brand endorsements and modeling career has also contributed to her wealth. Sources estimate that her net worth is $5 million as of 2022. She is stylish and prefers to lead a luxurious lifestyle.