Taking your husband's last name is a marital tradition that has been around forever, and although some choose not to adopt their esposo's name these days, there are still many who do. From Salma Hayek to Raquel Welch, here are 10 Latina celebrities who chose to opt for tradition:
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The new mami married actor Josh Duhamel in 2009 and officially went from having the last name Ferguson to Duhamel.
When the former Desperate Housewives star married NBA player Tony Parker in 2007, she became Eva Longoria Parker, but has since dropped the name following their divorce.
The 47-year-old actress married French billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault in 2009 and has since named herself Salma Hayek Pinault, although she is still known to many as just Salma Hayek.
In 1959, Jo Raquel Tejada married her high school sweetheart James Welch. Although they divorced in 1964, Raquel went on to keep her husband’s last name for professional reasons.
Born Gloria Fajardo, the Cuban American singer married Emilio Estefan in 1978 and soon dropped her maiden name to later be known as Gloria Estefan.
The 28-year-old estrella married actor Dave Annable in 2010, and was no longer known to the world as Odette Yustman.
JoAnna Garcia Swisher
The newest Once Upon a Time star married New York Yankees player Nick Swisher in 2010, and stopped appearing in credits as JoAnna Garcia.
This 31-year-old Mexican American changed her name from Vanessa Cornejo Urbieta Laine to Vanessa Bryant, following her marriage to NBA star Kobe Bryant.
La La Anthony
After marrying long-time boyfriend, New York Knicks player Carmelo Anthony, she went from La La Vasquez to La La Anthony.
The former Sopranos actress dropped her maiden name after marrying manager A.J. Discala in 2003. When the couple divorced in 2006, she went back to simply being known as Jamie-Lynn Sigler.