Chi-Town: 15 Latino Celebrities From Chicago

Halfway between Los Angeles, California and New York City, lies the lively midwest city of Chicago, Illinois.

Chi-Town is home to some of the world's greatest pizza (sorry, Jon Stewart), the country's friendliest people, and the midwest's greatest comedy, theatre, music, and more. It's no surprise, then, that countless Latino stars got their start in the Windy City.

From Michael Peña to Aimee Garcia, these 14 celebs call Chicago their home: 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New YorkNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. . You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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