The heart of any movie or a play is an actress. The roots of movies dates back to 1890s when the first movies came up they were just some seconds long. Then finally a breakthrough came in between when 1927 when first motion movie was made. Latin America has gifted the world with some most beautiful and successful actors. There are many big names of Hollywood in this list.
The first Latin American movie was made in 1898 and then the craze of movies spread all over America very soon. These actors earn about $679 billion in a year that is way more than the annual budget of some countries in the world. The top 10 richest and most popular Latin actors of 2016 are mentioned below. So let’s begin.
List of top 10 most popular hottest Latino actors in 2016-2017
10. Diego Luna (Net Worth – $4 million)
Getting into fulltime acting was not very tough for him as Diego Luna was born in a family of Theatre actors. Both his parents were actors so that means acting is deep into his genes. He is Actor, Presenter, Voice Actor, Television producer, Film Producer and Presenter. His appearances are in movies like Elysium, Fade to Black, The Terminal, Frida, Vampires: Los Muertos, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights and Open Range.
9. Michael Pena (Net Worth – $5 million)
Michael Pena is yet another super duper sexiest Latino actors born on 13th January 1976 this 40 year old actor is also a great musician. He has been a costar in Oscar winning movies like “Crash” and the “Million Dollar Baby”. He speaks in English and Spanish both that’s the major plus point of him. The Martian, Ant-Man, Fury, Gangster Squad, American Hustle, Crash, End of Watch, Observe and Report and the World Trade Center are his famous movies.
8. Benjamin Vicuña (Net Worth – $10 million)
This Brazilian actor is very well known as one of the hottest Latin American actors in the history of Hollywood. He got noticeable fame from the series “Charlie’s Angels, Full Throttle. He is an upcoming actor and has also been of the famous Spartan movie 300. He has an awesome body on which many women would die for.
7. Gael Garcia Bernal (Net Worth – $12 million)
Born on 30th November 1978 this hot actor from Mexico is known as one of the top 100 most influential people on earth. He is an actor, producer and director who has given many super hits to the film industry today. “Neruda” is his upcoming movie in this year. He became well known as an actor by his first super hit “Amores perros”. He has many international awards for his excellence in the field of acting, producing and directing.
6. William Levy (Net Worth – $15 million)
Not many people have a life like William Levy had, he was raised by a single mother and had to change his whole lifestyle when they moved to Miami from a small village called Cojimar which is in Cuba. He initially started as a fulltime model till he stepped into fulltime acting. His net worth of $15 million is a result of the hard work he has done in past and is still doing. This 35 year old actor has won 8 international awards till now.
5. Javier Bardem (Net Worth – $20 million)
Husband of the very famous celebrity Penelope Cruz this Latino is also one of the topmost and well-known actors of this century. He has won many international awards for his acting. His latest movie is The Last Face which is on screens now. Till date he has won around more than 72 prestigious awards for his excellent acting.
4. John Leguizamo (Net Worth – $25 million)
John is an actor, producer, stand-up comedian, screenwriter, voice actor and playwright. He is not only a movie star but also a television actor. He has an expressive face and infectious energy that is worth watching in his movies. “King of Cocaine” is one of his best movies so far where he played the role of Pablo Escobar this 51 year old man is one of the top 10 most popular Latino actors.
3. Eugenio Derbez (Net Worth – $30 million)
This 54 year old Latino actor was born on 2nd September 1961. He is an actor, Director and producer. He is a creator of many television sires and is also a very well-known formula 3 racing driver. He has spent his whole life’s earning and gained a lot as well in making a television series. His television series include La familiar P. Luche, XHDRB’Z, Derbez en cuando and Vecinos. His upcoming movies of 2016 are “Geostorm” and “Speedy”.
2. George Lopez (Net Worth – $35 million)
He was born in a very average earning family and raised by his grandparents in America he is an example for all of us that a hardworking person can achieve anything. A well-known Latino Millioner. This 55 year old rather young actor has no signs of stopping. He has few releases in this year also.
1. Antonio Banderas (Net Worth – $45 million)
People know him better as “Zorro” this 55 years old actor, producer and director has given the maximum number of super hit movies of all times. He started his life working in shops and doing part time acting in Theaters where the famous Spanish Director noticed his talent and gave him a chance. Very less people know that this millionaire actor actually owns a winery as well. He has done voiceover for many characters and has a net worth of $45 million in this year.
These hottest Latino actors were all born with genes to act and become the hearts of movies as mentioned. They all have a very bright future indeed.