Question by  Ellen (25)

Who are some famous Hispanic Americans?

I am compiling a list for a presentation.


Answer by  Milette (1105)

Jessica Alba, Benjamin Bratt, Cameron Diaz, America Ferrera, Edward Furlong, Selena Gomez, Salma Hayek, Vanessa Hudgens, Lorenzo Lamas, Eva Longoria Parker, George Lopez, Jennifer Lopez, Michelle Rodriguez, Wilmer Valerrama.


Answer by  HilaryC (1382)

George Lopez is an example of a famous Hispanic American. He has a TV show on Nickelodeon directed towards both kids and adults, but also has a talk show on TBS.


Answer by  RoseNy (500)

Here is a good start: Writers Isabel Allende and Sandra Cisneros, athletes Jose Canseco, Alex Rodriguez, Sammy Sosa, and Oscar de la Hoya, musicians Carlos Santana, Jerry Garcia, Joan Baez, Christina Aguilera, and Gloria Estefan, actors America Ferrera, Salma Hayek, Rita Moreno, Zoe Saldana, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Lopez, and Rosario Dawson and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.


Answer by  kakoe (989)

In the political sphere, there are Marco Rubio, candidate for governor in Florida, former congressman Bill Richardson, Judge Sonia Sotomayor and Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonia Villaraigosa. There are many Hispanic American celebrities as well, including Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Ricardo and Salma Hayak. Wilmer Valderrama and Mario Lopez are two other Hispanic notables.


Answer by  diva25 (4016)

A big one that comes to mind is Christina Aguilera she is a singer. Gloria Estefan who happens to also be a singer. America Ferrera who is perhaps best known from her role on Ugly Betty. Cameron Diaz, who is an actress. Selma Hayek who is an actress.


Answer by  jclick (1561)

A list of famous Hispanic Americans is not complete without Cesar Chavez. Others you should include are Sonia Sotomayor, Joan Baez, Celia Cruz and Desi Arnaz.


Answer by  Dean (4035)

Isabel Allende, Julia Alvarez, Desi Arnez, Joan Baez, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Jose Canseco, Ruben Blades, Henry Cisneros, Roberto Clemente, Oscar DeLaHoya, Gloria Estefan, America Ferrera, Andy Garcia, Rupert Barcia, Scott Gomez, Salma Hayek, Oscar Hijuelos, Raul Julia, Jennifer Lopez, Trini Lopez, Mario Lopez, Rosie Perez, Geraldo Rivera, Linda Ronstadt, etc.


Answer by  nickyann (363)

Cheech Marin, actor; Jennifer Lopez, singer and actress; A Martinez, actor: Mariah Carey, singer; Marc Anthony, singer; Ricky Martin, singer; Los Lobos, Richard Serra, sculptor.


Answer by  jlwilson6 (1098)

There is: Jennifer Lopez, Selena Gomez, Mario Lopez, Alicia Keys, Salma Hayek, Christina Aguilera, Desi Arnaz, Gloria Estefan, Ricky Martin, and Anthony Quin.


Answer by  Lisa6938 (485)

There are a number of famous Hispanic Americans in the entertainment field. Some living Hispanic American celebrities include: Eva Longoria Parker, Rita Moreno, Chita Rivera, George Lopez, Ricky Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Carlos Santana. Some deceased celebrity Hispanic Americans include: Freddy Prinze and Ricardo Montalban and Sammy Davis, who was one half Hispanic.


Answer by  Gus28 (683)

Entertainers Rita Hayworth,Raquel Welch, Desni Arnaz and Sammy Davis Jr.; Brooklyn born singer Christina Aguilera, named the Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards in 1999; Nobel Prize winners Physcist Luis Walter Alvarez and chemist Mario Molina; Roberto Clemente in the Baseball Hall of Fame; Journalist Geraldo Rivera are includable.


Answer by  eilrol (1431)

Benicio del Toro, Rita Moreno, Jennifer Lopez, George Lopez, Marc Anthony, Guillermo del Toro, Shakira, Ricky Martin, Eva Mendez, Salma Hayek, Eva Longoria, Mario Lopez, Alex Rodriguez, Miguel Cotto, Julio Cesar Chavez.

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