In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we here at What’s Trending want to celebrate some of the great Latino influencers who have inspired us, entertained us and brought us joy over the years. They include great singers, artists, producers and just straight up incredible people. Here are the top fifteen Latino influencers in movies, music, television and more.
Demi Lovato is a former star of movies and television on the Disney Channel, Glee and a recording artist, whose music such as Skyscraper, Give Your Heart A Break, and Cool for the Summer have influenced her fans and anyone with even a passing interest in high quality pop music.
Prince Royce, real name Geoffrey Royce Rojas, is a recording artist whose music includes “Stand By Me” and “Corazon Sin Cara” and has worked with Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull and Snoop Dogg.
Selena Gomez first rose to fame by playing Alex on “The Wizards of Waverly Place” and then went on to become a recording artist with Good For You, Same Old Love and The Heart Wants What It Wants.
Gina Rodriguez is the star of that incredible CW drama slash soap “Jane the Virgin”, for which she ended up winning a Golden Globe for in 2015. She has also appeared in Filly Brown, The Bold and the Beautiful and Deep Water Horizon.
Maluma is a singer born in Colombia who is known for his hit songs “Borro Casete”, “El Perdedor” and “Sin Contraro”.
Lele Pons is a Venezuelan American YouTube personality and in 2016 Time Magazine called her one of the most influential people on the internet.
Laurie Hernandez is not only an Olympic Gold Medal winner in gymnastics in 2016, but she also won Season 23 of Dancing with the Stars! Nice!
Diego Boneta is an actor and recording artist with roles such as Javier on Beverly Hills 90210 and Alex Santiago on Pretty Little Liars.
Becky G is a singer, rapper, model and actress who starred as the Yellow Ranger in the recent Power Rangers reboot.
Victoria Justice is the Nickelodeon star of TV shows such as Zoey 101 and Victorious, and is incredibly popular with the vast audience who watched her show.
Lauren Jaregui is a Cuban American super star and a part of the musical group Fifth Harmony who is also a vocal activist and released the incredible single Back to Me.
Bella Thorne is the star of such project as Big Love, My Own Worst Enemy, and the currently ongoing Famous in Love.
Diane Guerrero is the enigmatic star of such television shows such as Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin.
Ryan Guzman is the incredible actor who you’ve seen in Step Up, The Boy Next Door and Everybody Wants Some.
Dulce Candy is a Mexican American Beauty Blogger who is incredible.
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