Grammy Award Winner and beloved salsa queen Celia Cruz was born in Havana, Cuba.
Reggaeton star, Tego Calderon, was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico and later raised in Carolina, Puerto Rico.
2004 World Series Winner David Ortiz, who played for the Boston Red Sox until he became a free agent this year, was born in Santiago, Dominican Republic.
Avatar actress Zoe Saldana is of Puerto Rican and Dominican descent. She lived in the Dominican Republic from age 10 to 17.
Six time All-Star Saturnino Orestes Armas Miñoso Arrieta, better known to most as Minnie Minoso, was not only the Chicago White Sox’s first black player, but was a trailblazer for Latino players, especially black Latinos, in Major League Baseball.
Often billed the greatest entertainer of all time, Sammy Davis Jr. is of Puerto Rican descent.
Fashion Model Sessilee Lopez , who is best known for her skin, hair and pout, is of Dominican and Portugese descent.
"Jumping the Broom" actor Laz Alonso is of Cuban descent.
Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame inductee, Luis Tiant, was born and raised in Havana, Cuba.
Baseball legend Roberto Clemente, who is a Hall of Fame inductee, was born in Carolina, Puerto Rico.
Tatyana Ali, who played Ashley in the 90s comedy hit "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is of Panamanian descent.
Leader of the Dominican Revolutionary Party (PRD) Jose Francisco Peña Gomez, was born in Mao, Valverde, in The Dominican Republic to Haitian parents.
Reggaeton sensation Don Omar was born and raised in Santurce, Puerto Rico.
The mother of New York Knicks' star Carmelo Anthony's is Puerto Rican.
Famous entertainers, athletes and politicians of African and Hispanic heritage.