It’s been only several years since Bravo‘s Flipping Out has ended but we are already the missing the show — and the cast of it. Of course, everybody admits that Jeff Lewis was the star of the show, but it was Zoila Chavez that held the show together.
Every time, Jeff was upset or in rage, Zoila knew how to make him cheerful again. But, fans were baffled when Zoila did not appear in the last season of Flipping Out.
In the article below, learn more about Zoila Chavez’s life — her inspiring journey to the US, relationship with Jeff Lewis, and about what she is doing now.
Where Is Zoila Chavez Now?
Zoila was an exception when it came to the question of how much does Jeff’s employees last. Appearing from Season 1 through 10 of Flipping Out, Zoila often found herself on the receiving end of Jeff’s foul mood and bad temper.
But, she had handled it for almost 18 years of her life. That is why fans were left clueless when she left the show after it’s 10th season. Rumors were numerous but nobody knew the right answer until Jeff told the story in SiriusXM show.
After Jeff’s daughter, Monroe was born, he and his ex-partner tried several nannies to take care of Monroe, but none of them lasted very long in the house. When one of the nannies, Gemma, accused Zoila of throwing her out of the house, Zoila was devastated.
Zoila did not want to face these false allegations, that is why she walked out of Jeff’s house, leaving the keys of the mansion behind, and never came back.
Even though Zoila and Jeff’s professional agreement did not end on good terms, the duo quickly salvaged their friendship. In 2018 on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, Jeff said that he is in touch with Zoila after her retirement. Moreover, Jeff revealed that Zoila’s sister now worked in her position as a housekeeper.
Bio — Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Zoila was born in the year 1950, thus her age as of July 2020 was 69. Her birthday falls on every 25th of August.
Zoila was born in a Managua, Nicaragua, a country in Latin America. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
Zoila Chavez Sister, Parents, Nationality
Zoila, whose nationality is Nicaraguan, was born in a very large family. She had numerous sisters by her side to help with her anything. She had very good relations with her parents until very later.
At a young age, after her father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, she gave up on her dream to become a school teacher and began working in a laundry and shoe factory.
Admittedly, she was very inspired by her mother who did menial works even at the age of 80.
Height, Weight, Plastic Surgery
Jeff Lewis’ housekeeper, Zoila Chavez stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs at least above 60 kilograms.
Her relationship with Jeff was uncomparable to any employer-employee relationship. That was why Jeff paid for her plastic surgery.
Social Media Reach: IG, Twitter, FB
Zoila Chavez is unavailable on any social media platform yet. Hopefully, if any of her daughters teach her how to use social media, she might start using it.
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Zoila Chavez Net Worth, TV Shows, Flipping Out
After Zoila could not feed her family as a laundry and shoe factory worker, she relocated to the United States leaving her daughters with their grandmother.
When she moved to California, the US, she met Jeff Lewis, an interior design mogul. In the initial stage, Zoila worked as Jeff’s weekly housekeeper. But, as Jeff was impressed with her job, she began working in his house on a full-time basis. In 1998, she became the Director of In-House Operations for Jeff.
Since July 2007, Zoila began appearing in the Bravo‘s Flipping Out until the 10th season of the show.
Aside from Flipping Out, Zoila has appeared in TV shows like Interior Therapy, Cheer Perfection, The Jeff Probs Show, all done with Jeff Lewis.
Throughout her career, Zoila Chavez made an impressive net worth of $500 thousand.
Zoila Chavez Daughters, Husband, Married
Zoila got married at a tender age of 18. With the war breaking out in Nicaragua, she struggled to feed her daughters, Elizabeth, Johana, and Carolina. On top of that, Zoila’s husband betrayed her with another woman and fled to the US.
With financial conditions getting weaker every day, Zoila relocated to the US leaving her daughters with her mother in Nicaragua.
After her financial condition got stable in the US, she invited her daughters to live with her. Now all of her daughters are accomplished, independent women.
Last modified: July 28, 2020