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Top 50 Most Popular Mexican Actresses [2022]

AishwaryaAishwarya-Posted Oct 29, 2022


Top 50 Most Popular Mexican Actresses

 

Mexican actresses are often referred to as Latin Beauties. It is not a way of objectifying them, but actresses of Mexican descent are blessed with gorgeous eyes, voluminous hair, and perfect figures.

 

It makes the audience unable to distract their eyes. Having said that, these Mexican actresses are not any less talented than other actresses.

 

They have captured the hearts of millions with their emotive performances and strong personalities that will not back down in the face of challenges.

 

We can get an idea of their fan following by looking at the number of followers of telenovelas, even among non-Spanish-speaking audiences.

 

We generally club them all up as Latin actresses. However, Mexican actresses have a special place in the hearts of their fans.

 

With ENTOIN, let us look at all our favorite actresses who were born in Mexico or belong to Mexican ancestry.

 

So, bring out the mariachi band and prepare to celebrate with the 50 most popular Mexican actresses.

 

 

50. Marisol González

 

Marisol González

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 12, 1983
Place of Birth Torreón, Mexico
Height 1.74 m
Debut year 2005
Debut Movie/ TV series Contra viento y marea

 

Marisol González is an actress, television personality, and former beauty queen. She was born and brought up in Mexico with a degree in communications.

 

In 2002, González participated in Mexicana Universal Coahuila and won the title. She also won Nuestra Belleza México 2002.

 

Marisol González represented her country at the Miss Universe contest in 2003. Later, she went on to work as a sports reporter for Televisa Deportes.

 

González also starred in many successful Mexican telenovelas like Contra viento y marea, Te Presento a Valentín, etc.

 

 

49. María Alejandra Molina

 

María Alejandra Molina

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 19, 1984
Place of Birth Caracas, Venezuela
Height -
Debut year 2011
Debut Movie/ TV series Bajo el alma

 

María Alejandra Molina is a Mexican actress born in Venezuela. She studied Material Engineering with a minor in Metal Mechanics.

 

With her engineering degree, Molina worked in Spain, Germany, and Mexico as an engineer. While working in the oil industry, she had a sudden inspiration to pursue acting, so she quit her job and enrolled in the CEFAT, TV Azteca's acting school.

 

Molina went on to work in TV series like Bajo el Alma, A Corazón Abierto (Mexican remake of Grey’s Anatomy), Corazón en Condominio, etc.

 

 

48. Gina Vargas

 

Gina Vargas

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth 27 June 1983
Place of Birth Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
Height -
Debut year 2007
Debut Movie/ TV series Muchachitas como tú

 

Gina Vargas is a Mexican dancer and actress. She enrolled in the Centro Estatal de Bellas Artes in Mérida, Yucatán, when she was seven years old.

 

Vargas passed out of school as a professional dancer. She traveled across the USA and performed in Los Angeles.

 

Later, Vargas developed an interest in acting and moved to Mexico City to train as an actress. She starred in the musical, Hoy no me puedo levantar, movies, On the Road, Eden, Qué le dijiste a Dios?, Muchachitas como tú, La rosa de Guadalupe, etc.

 

 

47. Alicja Bachleda

 

Alicja Bachleda

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 12, 1983
Place of Birth Tampico, Mexico
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 1991
Debut Movie/ TV series Vis a vis

 

Alicja Bachleda is a Mexican-born Polish actress. She was born in Tampico, Mexico, while her father was working as a geologist there.

 

Bachleda studied acting at Elzbieta Armatys' Theater, Music and Dance Studio and later went to New York to join the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

 

Initially, Alicja Bachleda worked in Polish films, including Pan Tadeusz, Na dobre I na złe, etc. Later, she started working on international projects and starred in Sommersturm, Trade, Der geköpfte Hahn, Ondine, etc.

 

 

46. Karina Mora

 

Karina Mora

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth November 17, 1980
Place of Birth Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
Height  
Debut year 2002
Debut Movie/ TV series Las vías del amor

 

Karina Mora is a Mexican actress who has starred in various telenovelas and films since 1999. She debuted in the TV series, A Christmas Carol and went on to work in Una Maid en Manhattan, Missing, Gitanas, Heridas de amor, etc.

 

In 1998, Karina Mora won the pageant of Miss Mexico International. She became an ardent cultural activist who promotes Mexican culture, and arts and crafts.

 

She is currently working as an influencer and unofficial cultural ambassador.

 

 

45. Nelly Castillo

 

Nelly Castillo

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth -
Place of Birth Veracruz Mexico
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 2006
Debut Movie/ TV series Apocalypto

 

Nelly Castillo is a Mexican actress, model, producer, and former beauty queen. She graduated from the Universidad Autonoma Villa Rica with a bachelor’s degree in communications.

 

Castillo also participated in and won the crown of Nuestra Belleza Veracruz Boca del Rio. After her crowning, she was offered a chance to host a sports show for football fans, and she also starred in the Mel Gibson film Apocalypto.

 

This triggered her interest in acting. She moved to the USA and started work in movie roles. She appeared in several TV commercials like Microsoft, Freeway Auto Insurance, Disney Resorts, Nissan, Toyota, Kia, Ford, and Chevrolet.

 

 

44. Ximena Navarrete

 

Ximena Navarrete

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 22, 1988
Place of Birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.75 m
Debut year 2010
Debut Movie/ TV series Décadas

 

Ximena Navarrete is an actress, model, and former beauty queen. She was named Jimena Navarrete Rosete at birth but adopted the stage name of Ximena Navarrete.

 

In 2009, with encouragement from her family and friends, Navarrete participated in Nuestra Belleza México from Jalisco and won the title.

 

Following that, Navarrete won the Miss Universe title in 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She became the spokesperson of L'Oreal Paris and Old Navy.

 

As part of her Miss Universe duties, Ximena Navarrete traveled to many countries for AIDS awareness programs. Later, she started a career in acting.

 

She appeared in TV series like La tempestad, 108 Costuras, México Diseña: El Combate by ELLE, etc.

 

 

43. Vanessa Villela

 

Vanessa Villela

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 28, 1978
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.64 m
Debut year 1991
Debut Movie/ TV series Muchachitas

 

Vanessa Villela is a Mexican actress who is currently working as a real estate agent. She is an agent who works with the Oppenheim Group as part of the TV series, Selling Sunset.

 

Vanessa Villela started working in Mexican telenovelas, and films at the age of thirteen. She worked in supporting roles and graduated to lead roles.

 

Some of her most prominent performances were in Romántica obsesión, Ellas, inocentes o culpables, Súbete a mi moto, Un nuevo amor, El cuerpo del deseo, Decisiones, Amores de mercado, etc.

 

 

42. Katherine von Drachenberg

 

Katherine von Drachenberg

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 8, 1982
Place of Birth Montemorelos, Mexico
Height 1.76 m
Debut year 2004
Debut Movie/ TV series Pimp My Ride

 

Katherine von Drachenberg is known professionally as Kat Von D. She is an American television personality, tattoo artist, singer, and entrepreneur.

 

She was born in Mexico to missionary parents, who moved to California when she was four. Kat Von D credits her grandmother for her love of music as she grew up listening to punk rock bands.

 

She quit school at sixteen years and decided to become a tattoo artist after getting her first tattoo at 14 years.

 

She appeared in many reality TV series like Miami Ink, LA Ink, etc. She also appeared in music videos of artists like HIM, Alkaline Trio, GUNSHIP, etc.

 

 

41. Ana Brenda Contreras

 

Ana Brenda Contreras

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 24, 1986
Place of Birth McAllen, Texas, U.S.
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 2005
Debut Movie/ TV series Barrera de amor

 

Ana Brenda Contreras is a singer, actress, and model. She was born in Texas to parents of Mexican descent.

 

At the age of 13, Contreras moved to Mexico to participate in Pop Stars. She became a finalist and formed the band T'detila.

 

At 15 years of age, she released her debut album with T'detila. After that, Ana Brenda Contreras took acting classes and performed in theater plays, TV series, and more.

 

Some of her popular performances were in Barrera de amor, Duelo de Pasiones, Mujeres asesinas, Tiempo Final, Teresa, Dynasty, etc.

 

 

40. Anette Michel

 

Anette Michel

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth June 30, 1971
Place of Birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.73 m
Debut year 1996
Debut Movie/ TV series Al Norte del Corazon

 

Anette Michel is a Mexican actress, TV host,  and model. She grew up in a poor Mexican family, and her father passed away at a young age.

 

This put tremendous financial pressure on her family. With assistance from her relative, Michel worked through school and took up modeling to help her family.

 

Her modeling assignments introduced Anette Michel to television hosting and acting. She appeared in many telenovelas and TV shows that garnered fame and popularity.

 

Some of her prominent roles have been in La otra mitad del sol, Contigo sí, When You Are Mine, Al norte del corazón, Tempranito, MasterChef México, etc.

 

 

39. Blanca Soto

 

Blanca Soto

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 5, 1979
Place of Birth Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Height 1.79 m
Debut year 1997
Debut Movie/ TV series La Vida Blanca

 

Blanca Soto is the professional name of Blanca Delfina Soto Benavides. She is a Mexican actress, model, former beauty queen, and producer.

 

She participated in the beauty pageant, Nuestra Belleza México, in 1997. After she won the title, Blanca Soto represented Mexico at the international beauty contest Vina Del Mar in Chile.

 

Blanca Soto appeared in many commercials for GAP, LensCrafters, Venus Swimwear, Avon, Andrea, Charriol, Foley's, Yellowbook, Zara, Garnier, and Budweiser.

 

She also starred in telenovelas like Eva Luna, You Cannot Hide, Lady of Steel, Dinner With Schmucks, etc.

 

 

38. Emeraude Toubia

 

Emeraude Toubia

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 1, 1989
Place of Birth Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Height 1.64 m
Debut year 2008
Debut Movie/ TV series El Mundo de los Niños

 

Emeraude Toubia is an actress and model. She is a Canadian-born actress of Mexican -Lebanese descent. Her mother is Mexican, and her father is Lebanese-American.

 

The name Emeraude means a stone that is the color of love and beauty. Toubia started acting in children’s programs at the age of 10.

 

In 2008, she participated in Nuestra Belleza Latina and became the first runner-up. She also participated in other beauty pageants like Miss Texas USA 2010.

 

Emeraude Toubia appeared in many TV commercials for Maybelline, JCPenney, Sony, Garnier, and AT&T. Currently, Toubia is starring in Shadowhunters as Isabelle Lightwood. On Holiday in Santa Fe, With Love, etc.

 

 

37. Alessandra Rosaldo

 

Alessandra Rosaldo

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 11, 1971
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.61 m
Debut year 1989
Debut Movie/ TV series DKDA

 

Alejandra Sánchez Barrero adopted the stage name Alessandra Rosaldo. She is a successful actress, singer, and dancer. She is the daughter of Jaime Sánchez Rosado, a successful pop music producer, and began singing as a backup vocalist at the age of 12.

 

Rosaldo started her music band, Sentidos Opuestos, and did the lead vocals. She began her acting career in 1999 with Mexican telenovelas like DHDA, Aventuras en el Tiempo, Amarte es mi Pecado, etc.

 

She also participated in the TV Show, Bailando por un Sueño.

 

 

36. Anahí

 

Anahí

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 14, 1983
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.63 m
Debut year 1986
Debut Movie/ TV series Chiquilladas

 

Anahí is a Mexican actress and singer. She was introduced to acting at a young age with her role in the TV series Chiquilladas.

 

She also starred in Alondra, Vivo por Elena, El Diario de Daniela, Mujeres Engañadas, etc. In 2000, Anahí started taking adult roles with Primer Amor... A Mil por Hora.

 

While she was acting, Anahí did not ignore her passion for music. She recorded her self-titled debut album at the age of 10.

 

Following the success of her debut, she released many more albums that reached the top ten of the Billboard Latin Pop Album charts. She has sold over five million albums worldwide.

 

 

35. Maite Perroni

 

Maite Perroni

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 9, 1983
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.6 m
Debut year 2004
Debut Movie/ TV series Rebelde

 

Maite Perroni is a prominent actress, singer, and model. Perroni was interested in acting from a young age and appeared in TV commercials and minor roles even when she was in high school.

 

Later, she enrolled at the Centro de Educación Artística for an acting course. Maite Perroni starred in TV series like La energía de Sonric'slandia, Rebelde, RBD: La familia, Burden of Guilt, Triunfo del amor, Dark Desires, etc.

 

In 2004, she rose to fame for her music career as her Latin pop group RBD was nominated for a Latin Grammy award.

 

In 2012, she launched her solo music career with the album Eclipse de Luna.

 

 

34. Camila Sodi

 

Camila Sodi

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 14, 1986
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.60 m
Debut year 2002
Debut Movie/ TV series Inocente de Ti

 

Camila Sodi is an actress, model, and singer from the reputed Sodi family. She is the niece of Thalia, the Queen of Latin Pop.

 

Following in her aunt's footsteps, Camila Sodi released her debut album Ella & El Muerto in 2013. She was the host of TeleHit, a music video show.

 

Camila Sodi began her career as a model and worked for a few years before she was cast in her first telenovela, Inocente de Ti.

 

Later, she went on to act in films like Niñas Mal, The Night Buffalo, Here Comes the Grump, etc.

 

She returned to her telenovelas with A que no me dejas, Falsa identidad, Rubi, etc.

 

 

33. Alyssa Diaz

 

Alyssa Diaz

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 7, 1985
Place of Birth Northridge, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 2001
Debut Movie/ TV series The Brothers García

 

Alyssa Diaz is an American actress of Mexican - Colombian descent. She started acting when she was 16 years old and debuted with a guest role in The Brothers García.

 

She went on to play recurring roles in the soap opera As the World Turns, The Nine Lives of Chloe King, Army Wives, etc.

 

In 2015, Diaz got a supporting role in the Showtime series Ray Donovan, and she reprised the role in Ray Donovan: The Movie too.

 

Her other important roles were in Narcos: Mexico, Red Dawn, Zoo, Shark Night, The Rookie, etc.

 

 

32. Martha Higareda

 

Martha Higareda

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 24, 1983
Place of Birth Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico
Height 1.6 m
Debut year 2002
Debut Movie/ TV series Amar te duele

 

Martha Higareda is a Mexican actress, producer, and screenwriter. Her parents were also artists, and her sister is actress Miriam Higareda.

 

She has always been interested in theater and moved to Mexico City to work on stage plays and TV series.

 

Simultaneously, she was working on her degree, studying acting and communication. Martha Higareda debuted in films in 2002 and worked in TV and film roles in Mexico.

 

She then moved to Los Angeles to star in Borderland, Street Kings, Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball, Hello Herman, etc.

 

She also wrote and produced the film Te presento a Laura, 3 idiotas, [email protected] Caen, etc.

 

 

31. Montserrat Oliver

 

Montserrat Oliver

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 13, 1966
Place of Birth Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Height 1.75 m
Debut year 1982
Debut Movie/ TV series Les claus de vidre

 

Montserrat Oliver is a Mexican fashion model, actress, and businesswoman. She started modeling at the age of 16 and appeared on the cover of Vogue magazine.

 

She appeared on its cover multiple times along with Elle, Top Model, etc. Soon, she moved to Miami, Florida for her modeling assignments.

 

In Floride, Oliver was cast in the telenovela Fortune Hunter. Montserrat Oliver returned to Mexico in 2000 to star in Ramona.

 

After that, she starred in many telenovelas and also started her clothing and fashion line that sold sunglasses. She also started a talent agency that produced TV commercials.

 

 

30. Marisa Ramirez

 

Marisa Ramirez

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 15, 1977
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height 1.67 m
Debut year 1997
Debut Movie/ TV series USA High

 

Marisa Ramirez is an American actress and former model. While studying at All Saints Catholic school for Girls, Ramirez was scouted by a model scout.

 

At the age of 15, Ramirez was signed to a modeling agency, and she appeared in print ads. After graduation, her career slowly grew, and she started to get international assignments as well.

 

Despite a flourishing modeling career, Marisa Ramirez decided to become an actress and appeared in guest roles in multiple TV series.

 

In 2000, she was cast in General Hospital in a recurring role. This led to more prominent roles in series like Blue Blood, Body of Proof, Against the Wall, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena, etc.

 

 

29. Fernanda Romero

 

Fernanda Romero

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 4, 1983
Place of Birth Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 2003
Debut Movie/ TV series El alma herida

 

Fernanda Romero is a Mexican actress, singer, and model. She was a part of the BMG music group Frizzby which toured Mexico.

 

She quit music as her dream was to become a fashion designer and so, at 18 years of age, Romero moved to Los Angeles to study.

 

She appeared in commercials for brands like JCPenney, Clean & Clear, Pepsi, etc. In the USA, Romero began to appear in guest roles in TV series and films.

 

Some of her notable roles were in The Eye, The Burning Plains, Hacienda Heights, Drag Me To Hell, Eternamente tuya, etc.

 

In 2010, she was arrested by Immigration authorities for a fake marriage and tried in court. Romero pleaded guilty and took a jail sentence of 1 month.

 

 

28. Lynda Carter

 

Lynda Carter

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth July 24, 1951
Place of Birth Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.
Height 1.75 m
Debut year 1968
Debut Movie/ TV series Nakia

 

Lynda Carter is a former beauty queen, actress, and musician. She is most famous for her role as Wonder Woman/ Diana Prince in the 1970s TV series Wonder Woman.

 

As a child, Carter was a talented singer and musician who played in a music band with their friends.

 

She also sang at the local pizza parlor for extra money. While in college, she decided to earn money with her music band and quit.

 

She played with her band at a few venues and returned home. In 1972, Lynda Carter participated in the Miss USA beauty pageant and won the title.

 

She made it to the top ten in the Miss World pageant. After that, Carter was cast in the TV series Wonder Woman and later starred in other roles in Sky High, Dukes of Hazzard, Super Trooper 2, Supergirl, etc.

 

 

27. Elizabeth Cervantes

 

Elizabeth Cervantes

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 1, 1973
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.64 m
Debut year 2000
Debut Movie/ TV series Amores... Querer con Alevosía

 

Elizabeth Cervantes is a Mexican actress who worked in several TV series and movies. She trained as an actress at the Casa del Teatro and Centro de Formacion Actoral of TV Azteca before she began her career.

 

Cervantes appeared in telenovelas like Amores querer con alevosía, El Alma Herida, Gitanas, etc. Her film roles include El Infierno, Borderland, Más que a nada en el mundo, Consejo familiar, etc.

 

 

26. Scout Taylor-Compton

 

Scout Taylor-Compton

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 21, 1989
Place of Birth Long Beach, California, U.S.
Height 1.6 m
Debut year 1998
Debut Movie/ TV series A.W.O.L.

 

Scout Taylor-Compton was born Desariee Starr Compton to a Mexican-American mother and a mortician father. In an interview, Taylor-Compton said that she grew up in a horror genre environment as her father worked at a mortuary and she often visited him at work.

 

This made her comfortable with horror themes. As such, Taylor-Compton starred in Rob Zombie’s remake of Halloween and also its 2019 sequel.

 

She also starred in An American Crime, The Runaways, Wicked Little Things, April Fool's Day, etc.

 

 

25. Sara Ramirez

 

Sara Ramirez

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 31, 1975
Place of Birth Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Height 1.75 m
Debut year 1998
Debut Movie/ TV series The Capeman

 

Sara Ramirez is a Mexican-American actress. They identify as nonbinary and prefer the pronouns they/them/their. They were born in Mexico and moved to the USA when they were eight years old.

 

Ramirez graduated from Juilliard School with an acting degree and began their broadway career. They acted in many hit Broadway shows, The Capeman, A Class Act, Spamalot, etc., winning a Tony Award for the latter.

 

Later, they moved to film and television roles, appearing in Spin City, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Grey’s Anatomy, Madame Secretary, Vampirina, etc.

 

 

24. Aislinn Derbez

 

Aislinn Derbez

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 18, 1987
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.63 m
Debut year 1995
Debut Movie/ TV series Served Cold

 

Aislinn Derbez is a Mexican actress. Her parents are Eugenio Derbez and Gabriela Michel. Derbez comes from a family of actors, with her grandmother Silvia Derbez and half-brothers Vadhir Derbez and José Eduardo Derbez all being in the same profession.

 

Aislinn Derbez began modeling at the age of 15 and appeared in many minor roles in TV series and films.

 

She attended the School of Visual Arts and the Actors Studio to study visual arts and acting, respectively. Some of the notable roles of Derbez were in A la mala, Estar o no estar, Easy, Miss Bala, Gossip Girl: Acapulco, etc.

 

 

23. Ana Claudia Talancón

 

Ana Claudia Talancón

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth May 1, 1980
Place of Birth Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Height 1.63 m
Debut year 1997
Debut Movie/ TV series Al norte del corazón

 

Ana Claudia Talancón is a Mexican actress and model. She has modeled for lingerie and swimsuit ads. Talancón appeared in the ads for Intimissimi and Gentlemen’s Quarterly magazine.

 

Ana Claudia Talancón was interested in acting from a young age. She trained in drama with Albio Paz at the Acting Workshop of Héctor Mendoza and Raúl Quintanilla.

 

Following this, she starred in acclaimed TV series and films that won her accolades. Her most memorable roles were in El Crimen del Padre Amaro, Al norte del Corazón, Señora and Amor Latino Romántica obsesión, Tear This Heart Out, Days Of Wrath, etc.

 

 

22. Christian Serratos

 

Christian Serratos

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 21, 1990
Place of Birth Pasadena, California, U.S.
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 2004
Debut Movie/ TV series Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide

 

Christian Serratos is an actress and model of Mexican descent. She trained to be a figure skater at the age of three, but when her coaches started pushing her to consider the Olympics, she backed out.

 

At the age of seven, Serratos signed up with Ford Modeling Agency. Her debut in front of the camera was with the Nickelodeon show Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide.

 

Later she appeared in other shows like Cow Belles, Zoey 101, Hannah Montana, etc. The most notable films and TV series of Serratos have been the Twilight franchise, The Walking Dead, Selena: The Series, etc.

 

 

21. Amara Zaragoza

 

Amara Zaragoza

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 5, 1980
Place of Birth Wichita, Kansas, U.S.[1]
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 2002
Debut Movie/ TV series Smallville

 

Amara Zaragoza is a Mexican actress known by her professional name Tamara Feldman. She debuted in 2002 with the TV series Smallville and continued to work in shows like Jake 2.0, Romy and Michele: In the Beginning, Boston Legal, Supernatural, etc.

 

The film that earned her fame was the horror Hatchet. Zaragoza continued to work in shows like Gossip Girl, Dirty Sexy Money, The Mob Doctor, Strange Angel, Walker, etc.

 

In 2015, Zaragoza was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. She participated in the charity Race to Erase MS and traveled across the US on horseback.

 

 

20. Ana Serradilla

 

Ana Serradilla

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 9, 1978
Place of Birth Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Height 1.67 m
Debut year 2000
Debut Movie/ TV series El duende del reloj

 

Ana Serradilla is a Mexican actress of Spanish ancestry. She loved acting but had a very shy attitude. To overcome this, she enrolled in acting classes at the Centro de Estudios y Formación Actoral.

 

After graduating from there, she started working in theater plays like Sin Cura and Blackbird. In 1998, Serradilla got her to break in the TV series Chiquititas.

 

Later, she starred in other telenovelas like La Viuda Negra, Drenaje Profundo, Línea nocturna, Hidden Moon, Welcome to Acapulco, Las Juanas, Amas de Casa Desesperadas, etc.

 

 

19. Ximena Herrera

 

Ximena Herrera

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 5, 1979
Place of Birth La Paz, Bolivia
Height 1.64 m
Debut year 2004
Debut Movie/ TV series Corazones al límite

 

Ximena Herrera is a Mexican actress born in La Paz, Bolivia. She wanted to be an actress, so she moved to Mexico to study drama at Televisa's Centro de Educación Artistica.

 

Later, she went to Boston to earn a degree in Marketing. After graduation, Herrera returned to Mexico and starred in the telenovela Corazones al límite.

 

She continued to act in more TV series like Bajo las riendas del amor, Niña de mi corazón, Ni contigo ni sin ti, La madrastra, Buscando a Frida, etc.

 

Ximena Herrera was nominated for multiple awards for her role in Ni Contigo Ni Sin Ti and El Señor de los Cielos.

 

 

18. Jacqueline Bracamontes

 

Jacqueline Bracamontes

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 23, 1979
Place of Birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.69 m
Debut year 2002
Debut Movie/ TV series Entre el amor y el odio

 

Jacqueline Bracamontes is an actress, TV host, model, and former beauty queen. She is fluent in Spanish, French, and English.

 

While studying communication science in college, Bracamontes did modeling and print ads for magazines. After seeing her shots, a former beauty queen suggested that Jacqueline Bracamontes join a beauty pageant.

 

In 2000, she participated in Nuestra Belleza México and won the title. She also participated in Miss Universe to represent Mexico.

 

Being a sports enthusiast, Bracamontes hosted sports shows on the radio and TV. She was the host and correspondent at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

 

Bracamontes acted in TV series like Rubi, Entrenando a mi papá, Sortilegio, Heridas de amor, etc.

 

 

17. Lorena Rojas

 

Lorena Rojas

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth February 10, 1971
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.67 m
Debut year 1990
Debut Movie/ TV series Alcanzar una estrella

 

Lorena Rojas was a Mexican actress and singer. She was born and brought up in Mexico City where she debuted in her acting career.

 

Rojas starred in the successful telenovela Alcanzar Una Estrella, which shot her to fame, and she also acted in the sequel in 1991.

 

Following the great debut, Lorena Rojas worked in many TV series and films until 1997. In 2001, Rojas released her debut music album Como Yo No Hay Ninguna.

 

She continued to appear in hit TV series like Broken Hearts, El Cuerpo del Deseo, Demente Criminal, Tentaciones, Rosario, etc.

 

 

16. Kate del Castillo

 

Kate del Castillo

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 23, 1972
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.65 m
Debut year 1978
Debut Movie/ TV series Los de abajo

 

Kate del Castillo is a popular Mexican-American actress. She rose to fame at the age of 19 with her performance in Muchachitas for Televisa.

 

She followed it up with much more successful TV series like Alguna vez tendremos alas, La Mentira, Ramona, Bajo la misma piel, etc.

 

Kate del Castillo rose to international acclaim with the Telemundo series La Reina del Sur. Following this success, she was cast in Ingobernable, Under the Same Moon, No Good Deed, The 33, El Chicano,  Bad Boys for Life, etc.

 

In 2012, del Castillo wrote a long essay on Twitter to Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán that created controversy for its tone and wording. It led people to speculate that she was in a relationship with him.

 

 

15. Paola Núñez

 

Paola Núñez

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 8, 1978
Place of Birth Tecate, Baja California, Mexico
Height 1.69 m
Debut year 2001
Debut Movie/ TV series Como en el cine

 

Paola Núñez is an actress and producer. She began performing on stage at the age of 12 years, and by the age of 16, she was acting in films and TV series.

 

Paola Núñez graduated from CEFAC TV Azteca with a degree in acting and drama. Some of the popular telenovelas of Núñez are Amor en Custodia, Cinco mujeres usando el mismo vestido, Cien Años de Perdón, Reina de Corazones, etc.

 

She is the producer of telenovelas like Dariela los martes and Detrás del Poder Apart from acting, Núñez is fond of extreme sports and raises awareness about global warming through the organization Greenpeace.

 

 

14. Jessica Alba

 

Jessica Alba

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 28, 1981
Place of Birth Pomona, California, U.S.
Height 1.69 m
Debut year 1992
Debut Movie/ TV series Camp Nowhere

 

Jessica Alba is an American actress and businesswoman of Mexican descent. She is currently the co-founder of The Honest Company, which produces consumer goods like baby products, personal care products, and household products.

 

She debuted in her acting career at the age of 13 years in Camp Nowhere. Alba got her break when she was cast in the lead role in James Cameron’s Dark Angel.

 

After that Jessica Alba starred in Fantastic Four, its sequel, Sin City, Machete, Honey, Good Luck, Chuck, Into The Blue, etc.

 

 

13. Eiza González

 

Eiza González

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth January 30, 1990
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.73 m
Debut year 2007
Debut Movie/ TV series Lola, érase una vez

 

Eiza González is a Mexican actress and singer. She is the daughter of Glenda Reyna and Carlos González. Her father died in a motorcycling accident when González was 12, and this deeply impacted her.

 

She developed depression and compulsive overeating after his death and struggled with the issue till she reached twenty years of age.

 

Eiza González enrolled in the prestigious Centro de Educación Artística when she was fourteen and by the age of sixteen, she got her debut role in the musical series Lola, érase una vez.

 

Later she continued to gain popularity and appeared in Nickelodeon’s Sueña conmigo, the American horror series From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, Baby Driver, Alita: Battle Angel, etc.

 

 

12. Sara Paxton

 

Sara Paxton

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 25, 1988
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height 1.66 m
Debut year 1996
Debut Movie/ TV series Small Talk

 

Sara Paxton is an American actress and singer. She is the daughter of dentists, and her mother was born in Mexico before she moved to the USA.

 

Sara Paxton started working at a young age and appeared in minor roles and TV commercials. She worked in kids' TV series like SpongeBob SquarePants, Lizzie McGuire, Darcy’s Wild Life, etc.

 

Paxton also starred in movies like Liar Liar, Sleepover, Haunted Lighthouse, etc. She transitioned to adult roles and worked in Aquamarine, Return to Halloweentown, Sydney White, Superhero Movie, The Innkeepers, The Front Runner, Murder in the First, The Last House on the Left, etc.

 

 

11. Teresa Ruiz

 

Teresa Ruiz

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 21, 1988
Place of Birth Santiago Matatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico
Height 1.63 m
Debut year 2006
Debut Movie/ TV series Bienvenido Paisano

 

Teresa Ruiz is a Mexican-born American actress. She is a talented actress who was trained at the Actors Studio after receiving a personal invite from Martin Landau.

 

She also became a Lifetime member of the studio. Ruiz is known for being a method actor, who trained under Martin Landau, Greta Seacat, and Sandra Seacat.

 

Teresa Ruiz has reaffirmed her popularity by turning in strong and acclaimed performances in all her roles on TV and theater.

 

She has gained praise for her work in Narcos: Mexico, Aquí en la Tierra, Bordertown, Tlatelolco, The Marksmen, Mariachi Gringo, Father Stu, House of Flowers, Major Crimes, etc.

 

 

10. Eva Longoria

 

Eva Longoria

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth March 15, 1975
Place of Birth Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S.
Height 1.57 m
Debut year 1999
Debut Movie/ TV series Beverly Hills, 90210

 

Eva Longoria is an American actress, model, director, and producer. She is the daughter of Mexican parents, and she has three sisters.

 

Recounting in an interview, Longoria said that she had to work at a fast food chain for three years to save up money for her quinceañera.

 

This experience helped her gain a strong work ethic. While studying kinesiology at Texas A&M University, she participated in a beauty pageant and was scouted by a talent agent.

 

Later, she went to LA to work and complete her master's degree in Chicano studies. Longoria was cast in The Young and the Restless, and this role got her noticed.

 

Eva Longoria worked in many hit TV series and films like Desperate Housewives, The Sentinel, Over Her Dead Body, For Greater Glory, Frontera, Lowriders, Overboard, etc.

 

 

9. Melissa Barrera

 

Melissa Barrera

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth July 4, 1990
Place of Birth Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 2011
Debut Movie/ TV series La Academia

 

Melissa Barrera is a Mexican actress, and singer. She graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts but had already appeared in telenovelas.

 

Barrera was interested in musical theater and participated in plays like Grease, Aida, Footloose, etc. when she was cast in the Mexican reality show La Academia.

 

She sang for this show and released duets with Kalimba. While studying at NYU, Barrera was offered roles in telenovelas La mujer de Judas and La otra cara del alma.

 

She got a starring role with Siempre tuya Acapulco and followed it up with Tanto amor, Club de Cuervos, Vida, In the Heights, Scream 5, etc.

 

 

8. Thalía

 

Thalía

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 26, 1971
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.65 m
Debut year 1981
Debut Movie/ TV series Pobre señorita Limantour

 

Thalía is the professional name of Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda. She is a Mexican-American singer and actress from the Sodi family.

 

As a child, Thalía was deeply traumatized by the death of her father, and she developed Childhood Disintegrative Disorder.

 

Later, she underwent therapy and recovered. Thalía started acting and singing at a young age. She was a part of the children’s music group Pac-Man and also appeared in an uncredited role in La guerra de los pasteles.

 

She also starred in films and telenovelas like Humble Maria, Quinceañera, Rosalinda, 15: A Quinceañera Story, etc. Thalía is considered the Queen of Latin Pop for her long and distinguished career in music.

 

She has collaborated with many great singers such as Tony Bennett, Michael Bublé, Robbie Williams, Marc Anthony, Laura Pausini, Romeo Santos, Maluma, etc.

 

 

7. Sandra Echeverría

 

Sandra Echeverría

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth December 11, 1984
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.68 m
Debut year 2002
Debut Movie/ TV series Súbete A Mi Moto

 

Sandra Echeverría is a Mexican singer and actress. At the age of 14, she joined the music group called Perfiles.

 

Later, they changed their name to Crush and released two music albums. The group also performed over 200 concerts before Sandra Echeverría quit to start her solo career in 2011.

 

She released her self-titled debut solo album and the first single, La Fuerza Del Destino, with Marc Anthony. Echeverría began her acting career in 2002 with telenovelas for TV Azteca.

 

She starred in Savages, La Usurpadora, Soñarás, The Book of Life, La Bandida, The Secret Life of Pets, its sequel, La Querida del Centauro, etc.

 

 

6. Patricia Manterola

 

Patricia Manterola

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 23, 1972
Place of Birth Mexico City, Mexico
Height 1.7 m
Debut year 1989
Debut Movie/ TV series ¿Dónde Quedó La Bolita?

 

Patricia Manterola is a Mexican actress, singer, and model. Popularly known as Paty, Manterola has starred in telenovelas and films such as The Perfect Game, Lavoe, El Fantasma de Elena, El cartel 2 - La guerra total, Dukes of Hazzard, Apuesta por un Amor, etc.

 

Paty was a talented child who was always interested in a career in the entertainment industry. While studying at Colegio Miguel Angel, she participated in many musical plays and theater work.

 

She finished her studies and took up a modeling career soon after. While modeling, she met music producer Luis de Llano who advised her to join the Mexican pop group, Garibaldi.

 

After performing with the band for a few years, she launched her solo career in 1994 with Hambre de Amor.

 

 

5. Demi Lovato

 

Demi Lovato

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth August 20, 1992
Place of Birth Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Height 1.61 m
Debut year 2002
Debut Movie/ TV series As the Bell Rings

 

Demetria Devonne Lovato, also known as Demi Lovato, is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Lovato has Mexican roots from her father’s side of the family.

 

She rose to fame working as a child actress in Disney and Nickelodeon shows like Barney & Friends, As the Bell Rings, Camp Rock, its sequel, etc.

 

Lovato began her music career with the debut duet, This Is Me with Joe Jonas. It was a part of the movie Camp Rock.

 

Soon, she signed up with Hollywood Records and released her pop-rock album Don't Forget, which debuted at number 2 on Billboard 200 charts.

 

Lovato released seven more albums in different genres like pop, RnB, punk rock, pop rock, etc. Throughout her career, Demi Lovato has suffered from bulimia nervosa, depression, substance abuse problems, etc.

 

She tried to be sober and maintained sobriety for six years till she had a relapse in 2018 and overdosed on Oxycodone laced with Fentanyl.

 

 

4. Tessa Thompson

 

Tessa Thompson

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth October 3, 1983
Place of Birth Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height 1.62 m
Debut year 2002
Debut Movie/ TV series The Tempest

 

Tessa Thompson is an American actress and singer. She is part Mexican, part Afro-Panamanian, and American. She inherited her talent for singing and songwriting from her father and participated in theater plays and Shakespearean plays from her high school days.

 

Tessa Thompson starred in films like Selma, Mississippi Damned, For Colored Girls, Dear White People, Creed trilogy, MCU’s Thor and Avenger films, Sorry to Bother You, Annihilation, etc.

 

She also flexed her singing muscles with her band, Caught A Ghost. Tessa Thompson is an LGBTQ rights activist and an activist for racial equality.

 

She has performed in many cultural plays and films to highlight racial inequalities.

 

 

3. Ana de la Reguera

 

Ana de la Reguera

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth April 8, 1977
Place of Birth Veracruz, Mexico
Height 1.6 m
Debut year 1996
Debut Movie/ TV series Azul

 

Ana de la Reguera is a Mexican actress who gained international acclaim. She is the daughter of a former beauty queen, journalist, and TV personality.

 

She began her artistic training at a young age with classes in ballet, acting, and theater. She also studied at Televisa's CEA and under multiple international acting coaches.

 

Ana de la Reguera performed in Mexican telenovelas and Hollywood TV series, including Eastbound & Down, Capadocia, Goliath, Nacho Libre, Twin Peaks, Power, From Dusk Till Dawn, Hidalgo: La historia jamás contada, Cowboys & Aliens, Gitanas, etc.

 

She has founded charitable organizations like VeraCruzANA that serve underprivileged communities in Veracruz. Ana De La Reguera also served as chair of the ONE Children's Foundation.

 

 

2. Selena Gomez

 

Selena Gomez

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth July 22, 1992
Place of Birth Grand Prairie, Texas, U.S.
Height 1.65 m
Debut year 2002
Debut Movie/ TV series Barney & Friends

 

Selena Gomez is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. Her father is of Mexican parentage while her mother is of Italian ancestry.

 

She also started her career with Disney channel shows and worked with Demi Lovato in her early days. Gomez starred in Barney & Friends, Wizards of Waverly Place, Hannah Montana, Horton Hears a Who!, etc.

 

As a teenager, she starred in many hit teen movies like Another Cinderella Story, Princess Protection Program, Ramona and Beezus, Monte Carlo, Spring Breakers, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, The Dead Don't Die, A Rainy Day in New York, etc.

 

In 2008, Gomez formed the band Selena Gomez & the Scene and released three studio albums that were certified gold by RIAA.

 

She debuted as a solo artist in 2013 with Stars Dance which reached number one on the Billboard 200 charts.

 

Apart from her acting and music career, Selena Gomez has won several accolades and Guinness world records. She has many charities and has been a UNICEF ambassador since the age of 17.

 

 

1. Salma Hayek

 

Salma Hayek

 

Entity Detail
Date of Birth September 2, 1966
Place of Birth Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, Mexico
Height 1.57 m
Debut year 1988
Debut Movie/ TV series Un Nuevo Amanecer

 

Salma Hayek is one of the most popular Mexican actresses of all time. She is part Lebanese from her father’s side of the family, born in Veracruz, Mexico.

 

She began her career with telenovelas, and her debut was in Un Nuevo Amanecer. After many more hit TV series, Hayek decided to move to Hollywood and took English and acting lessons with Stella Adler.

 

She burst into the Hollywood scene with films like Desperado, From Dusk till Dawn, Wild Wild West, Dogma, etc.

 

In 2002, Salma Hayek became the first Mexican actress to be nominated for an Oscar for her role in Frida as the artist Frida Kahlo.

 

She continued to perform in hit Hollywood films like The Hitman's Bodyguard, Tale of Tales, Beatriz at Dinner, House of Gucci, The Eternals, etc.

 

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