New York State of Mind: 20 Latino Celebs with Big Apple Roots!

New York City is commonly known as “The City of Dreams,” with people from all over the world coming to the Big Apple each year to pursue their dreams. As Alicia Keys sings in her “Empire State of Mind” collaboration with Jay-Z, New York City is a “concrete jungle where dreams are made of. There's nothing you can't do, now you're in New York. These streets will make you feel brand new. The lights will inspire you. Let's hear it for New York, New York, New York.”

But for every import, there are a handful of homegrown talents raised with the New York State of Mind. Here’s a look at 20 of our Latino luminaries with Big Apple Roots!

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