Famous Mexican - Mexican Celebrities

Mexico conjures up a spectacular imagery of colonial grandiose, mind-boggling celebrations, jaw-dropping culture and finger-licking good food. While it is easy to stereotype Mexico with its food, fireworks and fiesta, there are many more fascinating things about the land that will equally make your jaws hang down in awe and admiration. If there is one more thing for which Mexico deserves all kudos, it is its diverse lot of talented men and women who have earned the country a coveted spot under the sun. And by that, we do not mean the ordinary people, but those extraordinary nationals with exemplary deeds and feats whom the country deems as its prized treasure. Anthony Quinn, Frida Kahlo, Lupita Nyong’o, Carlos Santana, Salma Hayek, Octavio Paz, Mario Molina and more — Mexico has been a hotbed of talent for forever. Dig into the lives of famous Mexicans in the biographies below and get ready to blow your minds as you lap up interesting trivia and facts in their timelines here.

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The Most Famous Mexican

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Africa ZavalaAugust 12, 1985MexicanCheck out all that you wanted to know about Africa Zavala, the popular Mexican actress; her birthday, family and personal life, fun trivia facts and more.
Eiza GonzálezJanuary 30, 1990MexicanEiza González Reyna is a Mexican actress and singer
Ariel CamachoJuly 8, 1992MexicanAriel Camacho was a popular Mexican singer-songwriter
Mario BautistaMarch 5, 1996MexicanMario Bautista is a famous Mexican pop singer, R&B dancer, and social media star
Emiliano ZapataAugust 8, 1879MexicanEmiliano Zapata was a Mexican revolutionary leader and one of the most important figures of the Mexican Revolution.
José BastónApril 13, 1968MexicanJosé Bastón is a Mexican entrepreneur
Paulina GotoJuly 29, 1991MexicanPaulina Goto is a Mexican actress, singer, and TV host
Sebb ArgoSeptember 20, 1995MexicanSebb Argo is a Mexican YouTuber best recognized for publishing fun vlogs
Xime PonchDecember 11, 2002MexicanXime Ponch is a Mexican vlogger and Instagram star
Salma HayekSeptember 2, 1966Mexican, AmericanSalma Hayek is a Mexican-American actress born of Spanish-Lebanese parents
Carlos Fuentes

Carlos Fuentes

Carlos Fuentes was a Mexican novelist, diplomat and scholar who was an important influence on the Latin American Boom Movement

MexicanNovember 11, 1928139 views

Kate del Castillo

Kate del Castillo is a well-known Mexican actress

MexicanOctober 23, 1972128 views

Gloria Trevi

Gloria Trevi is a Mexican singer, songwriter, and occasional actress

MexicanFebruary 15, 1968177 views

Chespirito

Chespirito was a Mexican screenwriter, comedian, actor, songwriter and director

MexicanFebruary 21, 1929260 views

Juanpa Zurita

Juanpa Zurita (Juan Pablo Zurita) is a well-known Mexican YouTube and social media personality

MexicanMarch 29, 1996237 views

Cantinflas

Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno-Reyes, popularly known as as Cantinflas, was a Mexican comic film actor, producer, and screenwriter

MexicanAugust 12, 1911347 views

Yulema Ramirez

Check out all that you wanted to know about Yulema Ramirez, the famous Mexican-American Musical.ly star & YouTube personality; her birthday, family and personal life, boyfriends, fun trivia facts and more.

MexicanSeptember 12, 1997198 views

Enrique Peña Nieto

Enrique Peña Nieto is the 57th President of Mexico, in office since 2012

MexicanJuly 20, 1966131 views

Alfonso García Robles

Alfonso García Robles was a Mexican diplomat who was the driving force behind the Treaty of Tlatelolco

MexicanMarch 20, 1911111 views

Leonora Carrington

Leonora Carrington was an English-born Mexican artist and painter

MexicanApril 6, 1917143 views