Hollywood Reporter Names the Top 25 Latinos in Entertainment

Latinos are taking the statement "go big or go home" literally these days, making numerous strides in the world of entertainment! And it comes as no surprise, that many, including The Hollywood Reporter would take notice. From Jennifer Lopez to Soledad O' Brien, this is THR's definitive list of the top 25 Latinos in entertainment:

1. Nina Tassler

1. Nina Tassler

Tassler is the chairman of CBS Entertainment. The 57-year-old Puerto Rican TV exec was promoted from president in February, a position she held since September 2004.

2. Cesar Conde

2. Cesar Conde

The 40-year-old executive VP of NBCUniversal is the highest-ranking Latino at the media company.

3. Jennifer Lopez

3. Jennifer Lopez

J.Lo comes in at #3 on THR's list for building an empire in entertainment as an actress, musician, producer and chief creative officer of NUVOtv.

4. Alfonso Cuaron

4. Alfonso Cuaron

The Mexican director's film, Gravity, grossed $716 million worldwide — and as The Hollywood Reporter said, he "pretty much can write his own ticket in Hollywood."

5. Robert Rodriguez

5. Robert Rodriguez

The 46-year-old Texas native has been responsible for launching Hollywood careers for many Latinos, including Salma Hayek. THR also says he is the one filmmaker on their list who thinks most like a mogul.

6. Guillermo del Toro

6. Guillermo del Toro

The 50-year-old Oscar-winning writer/director/producer's credits include Pan's Labyrinth and FX's newest series, The Strain.

7. Armando Nunez

7. Armando Nunez

Nunez is the president-CEO of CBS Global Distribution Group and according to The Hollywood Reporter, his boss declares he is "pound for pound, one of the best executives in town."

8. Alex Garcia

8. Alex Garcia

The 37-year-old movie producer was promoted to executive VP of production at Legendary Entertainment earlier this year.

9. Sofia Vergara

9. Sofia Vergara

The Modern Family actress co-founded Latin World Entertainment and has earned $30 million in endorsements from Diet Pepsi, Kmart, and more.

10. Jorge Ramos

10. Jorge Ramos

The Univision anchor comes in at #10 for being the "Walter Cronkite" of Hispanic media. According to THR, he has more than 2 million Spanish-speaking households across North America tuning in to his news shows.

11. Alejandro G. Inarritu

11. Alejandro G. Inarritu

The 51-year-old writer/director is the first Mexican director to have been nominated for an Oscar for Best Director, and by the Directors Guild of America for Best Director.

12. Zoe Saldana

12. Zoe Saldana

The pregnant star is considered one of the most successful action movie actresses ever and has been working with Pantelion to develop projects for Latino audiences.

13. Emilio Azcarraga Jean

13. Emilio Azcarraga Jean

As President/CEO/chair of Televisa, Jean controls 70 percent of Mexico's TV market and is reportedly worth $3.1 billion.

14. Eva Longoria

14. Eva Longoria

The actress/producer is behind UnbeliEVAble Entertainment which is responsible for successful shows such as Devious Maids.

15. Alberto Ciurana

15. Alberto Ciurana

The programming and content president of Univision is responsible for running "the strongest units in North America's No. 1 Spanish-language network," alongside president Isaac Lee.

16. Isaac Lee

15. Isaac Lee

Along with the help of his colleague, Alberto Ciurana, the president of Univision is responsible for making the network one of the most successful in the Spanish-language market. This is why THR ranked them both at #15.

17. Luis Silberwasser

16. Luis Silberwasser

Silberwasser serves as the president of Telemundo where THR says he has but one mission, "overtake Univision."

18. Jacqueline Hernandez

16. Jacqueline Hernandez

Tied in with Luis Silberwasser, the 48-year-old chief marketing officer of Hispanic Enterprises and Content at NBCUniversal where she serves as the bridge between Telemundo and NBCUniversal.

19. Jorge Hidalgo

16. Jorge Hidalgo

The executive VP of sports at Telemundo has secured the World Cup from 2015 to 2022 for the network.

20. Pitbull

17. Pitbull

Pitbull's worldwide appeal (he doesn't go by the name Mr. Worldwide for nothing!) earns him the 17th spot on THR's list of top Latinos in entertainment.

21. Eugenio Derbez

18. Eugenio Derbez

The 52-year-old Mexican actor's Instructions Not Included grossed more than $44 million throughout North America.

22. Roberto Orci

19. Roberto Orci

The 41-year-old writer/producer has been involved with some of the biggest blockbuster hits, including Transformers and Spider-Man. He is set to make is directorial debut with the forthcoming Star Trek film.

23. Jose Valle

20. Jose Valle

Along with media execs Raul Alarcon and Walter Ulloa, Valle — the president of Univision Radio — run a combined 144 Spanish-language radio stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

24. Raul Alarcon

20. Raul Alarcon

Tied in at #20 Jose Valle and Walter Ulloa, the president of the Spanish Broadcasting System runs the majority of Spanish-language radio stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.

25. Walter Ulloa

20. Walter Ulloa

Running a combined 144 Spanish-language radio stations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico with fellow ranking execs, Jose Valle and Raul Alarcon, Ulloa is the chairman and CEO of Entravision.

26. Belinda Menendez

21. Belinda Menendez

Menendez is the president of NBCU International TV Distribution where she is responsible for the global distribution of NBCUniversal's 75,000 TV episodes and 4,000 films.

27. Shakira

22. Shakira

As the most "liked" person on Facebook, Shakira comes in at #22 on THR's list.

28. Rita Tuzon

23. Rita Tuzon

The 55-year-old Fox Network general counsel is the highest-ranking female executive at Fox Networks Group.

29. Soledad O'Brien

24. Soledad O'Brien

The 48-year-old journalist is behind Starfish Media Group which works with HBO and Al Jazeera America.

30. Marla Provencio

25. Marla Provencio

The executive VP of marketing and chief marketing officer at ABC launched the series Agents of SHIELD and built Thursday night into Shonda Rhimes' empire, according to THR.