8 Stars Who Come From Big Families

Familia is such a beautiful thing! Some of us come from small families, while others boast larger families. But no matter the size, one thing remains the same: the love we have for our parents and siblings is unconditional. Here are 8 stars who come from grande familias:

1. America Ferrera

America Ferrera

The Honduran American actress is the youngest of 6 children.

2. Shakira


Pictured here with her parents, Shakira is the couple's only child. But she has 8 older half-siblings from her father's previous marriage.

3. Soledad O'Brien

Soledad O'Brien

The part-Cuban journalist is the fifth of 6 children in her family.

4. Alexa Vega

Alexa Vega

The 25-year-old newlywed has 6 siblings: paternal half-sister Margaux Vega, sister Krizia Vega, sister Makenzie Vega, maternal half-sister Greylin James, maternal half-brother Jet James, and maternal half-brother Cruz Hudson Rue.

5. Lauren Velez

Lauren Velez

The 49-year-old actress has 8 siblings, including identical twin sister Lorraine.

6. Marc Anthony

Marc Anthony

Born in New York City, our favorite salsa crooner is the youngest of 8 children.

7. Juanes


The Colombian singer is one of 6 children.

8. Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars

Pictured here with his late mother Bernadette and some of his siblings, Mars is one of 6 children.