The Best Hispanic & Latina Actresses

Have a glimpse at some of the best Hispanic and Latina Actresses who have made their mark in Hollywood.

Also Known As: Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara
Birthday: 10 July 1972
Born In: Barranquilla, Colombia
Age: 49

Sofia Vergara is a Colombian-American actress, model, and TV producer. She is one of the highest-paid actresses in American TV. She rose to fame in the late 1990s as a TV host. She began gaining popularity as an actress in the 2000s and appeared in many TV shows and films. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including an NAACP Image Award.

Also Known As: Zoe Saldana-Perego, Zoë Saldana
Birthday: 19 June 1978
Born In: Passaic, New Jersey, United States
Age: 43

American actress, Zoe Saldana, is best known for starring in fantasy-adventure films like Star TrekAvatarGuardians of the GalaxyAvengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, which were massive worldwide hits. She faced flak in 2016 when she used skin-darkening makeup to play jazz musician Nina Simone in the biopic Nina, which led to debates about colour bias in society.

Also Known As: Penélope Cruz Sánchez
Birthday: 28 April 1974
Born In: Alcobendas, Spain
Age: 47
Education: Spain's National Conservatory

Penelope Cruz is a Spanish model and actress who has had major success in the American entertainment industry. Also known for her work as a philanthropist, Cruz has been touching the lives of many for the past several years. Apart from donating money to charity, Cruz has also volunteered in India and Uganda. She has also advocated for PETA's anti-fur campaign.

Also Known As: Eva de la Caridad Mendez
Birthday: 05 March 1974
Born In: Miami, Florida, United States
Age: 47

Regarded as one of the most beautiful Latin women, Eva Mendes has often appeared in lists, such as Most Desirable Women, Sexiest Women in the World, and Beautiful at Every Age. Apart from acting and modeling, Eva also focuses on her fashion designing career and is currently serving as the creative director for a makeup line called CIRCA Beauty.

Also Known As: Salma Hayek Pinault
Birthday: 02 September 1966
Born In: Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
Age: 55
Education: Universidad Iberoamericana

Hailing from Mexico, Salma Hayek moved to Hollywood and attained fame with films like Desperado, From Dusk till Dawn, Wild Wild West, Dogma, Tale of Tales, Grown Ups, and Grown Ups 2. Her breakthrough role was the film Frida in 2002 for which she received critical appreciation. She works to raise awareness about violence against women and discrimination against immigrants.