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24 Outstanding Celebrities Of Mexican Descent

Diversity is both the source of America’s beauty and its strength. For example, Hispanic Americans have been very significant contributors to American history for a

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Diversity is both the source of America’s beauty and its strength. For example, Hispanic Americans have been very significant contributors to American history for a very long time. On the global stage, Hispanics have contributed their skills and left their distinctive mark in a variety of fields, including acting, music, sports, and social activism.

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#1 Selena

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Selena was born to a Mexican American father and a half-Navajo mother. Both in Mexico and the United States, she enjoyed a very successful professional life.

#2 Edward James Olmos

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#3 Tito Ortiz

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Tito Ortiz is an MMA fighter whose father is half Mexican and his mother is Hawaiian. He was born in California and received all of his early education there.

#4 Gabriel Iglesias

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#5 Cassie Ventura

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#6 Cesar Millan

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#7 Robert Rodriguez

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#8 George Lopez

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#9 Ricardo Montalbán

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Mexico is the country where Ricardo Montalban was born and raised.

#10 Mario López

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#11 Demi Lovato

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#12 Salma Hayek

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Salma Hayek, the actress from From Dusk Til Dawn, was born in Mexico. Before establishing herself as a successful actress in the United States, she was already well-known as an actress in Mexico.

#13 Ritchie Valens

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Ritchie Valens was a musician of Mexican descent who spent his childhood immersed in the music of mariachi bands.

#14 Eva Longoria

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Both of Eva Longoria’s parents were born in Mexico and raised in the United States. She was born in Texas and spent her childhood working at Wendy’s.

#15 Guillermo del Toro

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Guillermo del Toro, the filmmaker of Pan’s Labyrinth, was born in Mexico. In later years, he was an instrumental figure in the establishment of the Guadalajara International Film Festival.

#16 Selena Gomez

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#17 Joanna Kerns

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#18 Kid Cudi

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#19 Fergie

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Fergie is a musician of Irish, Scottish, English, Mexican, and Native American ancestry. She began her career as a voice actress and has appeared as Sally in multiple animations based on the Peanuts comic strip.

#20 Paul Reubens

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#21 Jessica Alba

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#22 Lynda Carter

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Wonder Woman was portrayed on screen by actress Lynda Carter, whose ancestry included both Spanish and Mexican influences. Carter made her television debut when she was five years old.

#23 Uma Thurman

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#24 Louis C.K.

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