Mia Zapata bio

Birth Name: Mia Katherine Zapata

Occupation: Punk Singer

Place Of Birth: Louisville

Date Of Birth: August25, 1965

Date Of Death: July 7, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Mia Zapata was born on the 25th of August, 1965. She was popular for being a Punk Singer. Initially famous for her work with the late 1980s and early 1990s punk rock group The Gits, she was tragically murdered in Seattle in 1993. Jesus Mezquia, a fisherman and stranger to Zapata, was convicted of her brutal homicide in 2004 and sentenced to over thirty years in prison.

Mia Zapata was born in Louisville. She started playing guitar and piano during her childhood years and formed The Gits at the age of twenty one. After relocating to Seattle, the band recorded its first album, Frenching the Bully. Her band’s early hits include “Second Skin” and “Another Shot of Whiskey.” At the time of her death, she was recording The Gits’ second LP, Enter: The Conquering Chicken, Zapata.

Mia Zapata was a Virgo and was born in the Generation X.

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Mia Zapata was born in 1960s. The 1960s were an era of protests. The decade was dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon. Discover what happened on this day.

Mia Katherine Zapata is part of the Baby boomers generation. Baby Boomer is the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Mia’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Mia Zapata’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Mia Zapata’s parents.

Associated with

Dave King

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Zac Eisenstein

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Mia Zapata kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Mia Zapata was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Mia Katherine Zapata
BIRTH DAY:Wednesday
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Mia Zapata was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Mia Zapata was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Mia Zapata had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Mia Zapata’s birth sign is Virgo and she had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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