13 Famous People From Mexico

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13. Pancho Villa

José Doroteo Arango Arámbula, known as Pancho Villa was one of the most prominent Mexican Revolutionary generals. Villa was also provisional Governor of Chihuahua in 1913 and 1914.

12. José José

José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz, known ad José José is a famous Mexican singer and actor. In the 1980s, after signing with Ariola Records, he gained international fame. 

11. Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana is a Mexican and American musician. He has won 10 Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards.

10. Carlos Slim

Carlos was once the wealthiest man in the world. He is currently the richest in Latin and South America. Carlos was ranked the richest person in the world by the Forbes.

9. Javier Hernández

Javier Hernández, known as Chicarito, is a famous Mexican footballer. He has played for teams such as Manchester United and West Ham.

8. Veronica Falcón

Veronica Falcón is an actress and choreographer, known for her English-speaking roles in the television series Queen of the South and Perry Mason.

7. Oscar de la Hoya

Oscar is a Mexican-American boxer who has been ranked as the 13th best boxer of all time by BoxRec and has had a very successful career as a boxer.

6. Salma Hayek

Salma Hayek is famous Mexican actress. She was nominated for the Best Actress for the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, and Screen Actors Guild Award.

5. Frida Kahlo

Frida is a renowned Artist and proto-feminist. She is one of the well-known Mexicans that have left an indelible mark in the country and the world.

4. Gael García Bernal

Gael García Bernal is an actor and voiceover artist. He won a Golden Globe award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in Mozart in the Jungle in 2016.

3. Lucero

Lucero is famous Mexican singer. Most of her songs topped the Latin charts and Billboard charts in the USA and she also got to star in nine telenovelas and seven movies.

2. Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo is Mexican film producer, earned Oscar for his film The Shape of Water. He Also received motion picture star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2019.

1. Thalía

Ariadna Thalía Sodi Miranda Mottola, popularly known as Thalía is a singer, songwriter, businesswoman, and a former actress. Thalia received 5 Billboard Latin Music Awards.