Numerous stars of Mexican descent have hit it big in the US. Here are some of the greatest!
1. Selena Gomez
Selena was born in Grand Prairie, Texas to a Mexican-American father. She's named after Tejano pop star Selena.
2. Demi Lovato
Demi was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her father is of Mexican descent.
3. Eva Longoria
Eva was born in Corpus Christi to Tejano parents. She holds an MD in Chicano Studies from California State University.
4. Louis C.K.
Louis was born in Washington, DC but lived in Mexico City from infancy until the age of 7. His first language was Spanish and he remains a Mexican citizen.
5. Salma Hayek
Salma was born in Mexico to a singer and an oil executive. She's been one of the hottest stars in Hollywood since her role in Desperado helped her crack the US market.
6. Mario Lopez
Mario was born to teo parents of Mexican descent. He gained fame as a teen on Seved By The Bell and remains in the spotlight to this day.
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