Our 16 Favorite Telenovela Stars of All Time

Telenovelas have always been a part of our lives, and these stars our among our favorites of all time. Do you remember any of these small screen chicas and chicos?

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1. Gaby Espino

Gaby Espino stole our hearts as soon as she hit the small screen. We loved her in Santa Diabla, and we would rewatch it in a heart beat.  

2. Dulce Maria

Dulce Maria made her way into our hearts when she starred in the classic Rebelde. Since then, she's continued to star in telenovelas and has focused on her music career as well. 

3. Anahi

Anahi has been on the small screen for a long time. We loved her as Mia on Rebelde

4. Maite Perroni

Maite Perroni also rose to fame on RebeldeSince then, she's continued to kill it in the telenovela game! 

5. Alfonso Herrera

Rebelde was a breeding ground for our favorite telenovela stars of all time and Alfonso Herrera is no exception. These days, he stars in the Netflix series Sense8

6. Christian Chavez

Christian Chavez's character grew so much on Rebelde and he has continued to grow in his own life. The telenovela star went on to star in Hasta Que El Dinero Nos Separe

7. Gabriela Spanic

Gabriela Spanic will forever have a place in our hearts because of her iconic role in La Ursurpadora. Since then, she has starred in telenovelas like Soy Tu Dueña and La Otra Cara del Alma

8. Aaron Diaz

The sexy Aaron Diaz has worked in telenovelas for over 10 years. Teresa and El Talismán are among our faves! 

9. Rafael Amaya

Rafael Amaya knows how to keep our eyes glued to the television with his acting skills. Most famously, he played Aurelio Casillas on El Señor de los Cielos. 

10. William Levy

William Levy has continued to bless us with his good looks. We loved him in Triunfo del amor and La Tempestad

11. Kate del Castillo

Kate del Castillo is telenovela royalty, and it should come as no surprise that she's one of our favorite stars of our time. We loved her on La Reina del Sur

12. Fernando Colunga

Fernando Colunga is by far one of our favorite telenovela stars, EVER! Who doesn't remember him in Marimar and Maria la del Barrio

13. Patricia Soler

Itatí Cantoral has been killing it in the telenovela world for what feels like forever. We loved her in Hasta que el diner nos separe! More recently she has been exploding in the world of memes and gifs. Her face when she first started off can be seen all over the Internet. 

14. Jencarlos Canela

Jencarlos Canela showed off his amazing acting skills in Pasión prohibida. These days, he's made the jump to American television. He is now starring alongside Eva Longoria in Telenovela

15. Gabriel Coronel

The sexy Gabriel Coronel has only recently begun his career telenovela world, and we love him already. His roles in Relaciones peligrosas and Reina de corazones have us wishing he was our man! 

16. Thalia

Thalia first made it on the scene as a star in some cult classics such as Rosalinda and Maria la del Barrio. We can't lie, we would love to see her in something else, soon!