26 Latino Stars You Never Knew Could Sing

Hollywood actors and actresses are known for dabbling in different hobbies, including singing. But while some, such as Jennifer Lopez, have made huge careers out of it and are very well-known for conquering both -- these 25 are some you might know have vocal talent.

MORE: 15 Latinos who sang on their own movie soundtrack.


Gael Garcia Bernal

The Mexican heartthrob, who plays Hector on the popular Pixar film Coco, also lends his voice on the movie's track "Un Poco Loco."  The actor took the stage at the 2018 Oscars to perform another hit from the animated film, alongside Miguel and singer-songwriter Natalia LaFourcade. 


Diego Luna

This Mexicano proved he's got some serious talent when he covered Radiohead's "Creep" for the Book of Life soundtrack. The band rarely lends their music to movie soundtracks, but they believed for strongly in the Dia de Los Muertos-inspired film, they allowed filmmakers rights to the classic. The result? A zany, creepy cover performed by Diego Luna himself. 


Mia Maestro

Twilight actress Mia Maestro is set to drop her debut album, Si Agua, on Oct 7th. The bilingual album will feature collaborations with English songwriter Damien Rice, and offer listeners romantic blend of Latin, American and European culture. "A lot of songs on the album have to do with my experiences in the water, or melodies I've come up with when I'm on a boat or in the middle of the nowhere or taking some quiet time on my own," the Argentine revealed.

Listen to her debut track "Blue Eyed Sailor" and get more details on the album here


Gisele Bündchen

Gisele shows off her impressive vocal skills in a new advertising campaign for H&M. The Brazilian supermodel sings "Heart of Glass" by Blondie in a sneak peek of the ad posted on Instagram. "Here I am again..." she wrote, "New song with @bobsinclarofficial and @hm, soundtrack for the summer. Out soon, hope you like it!" Listen now


Rita Moreno

West Side Story's legendary Puerto Rican actress, who has been on Broadway in the past, also does a little actual singing. Listen to her singing "Blizzard of Lies" here.


Penelope Cruz

The Spanish starlet was featured on Miguel Bose's "Decirnos Adios." Take a listen.


Salma Hayek

We discovered the Mexicana could sing after we watched her perform the National Anthem on David Letterman.


Edward James Olmos

Remeber hearing Olmos sing in the movie Selena? Well, apparently that was actually him singing. The actor can also be heard singing "Rio, Rio" in the movie Virus.


Joaquin Phoenix

The Puerto Rican-born star did all his singing for the film, Walk the Line.


Diego Boneta

The 22-year-old began a singing career while he was an actor on the Mexican telenovela, Rebelde. He released a debut album, Diego, throughout Mexico, Chile and Brazil in 2005.


Danny Trejo

The Mexican American did some singing on a song called "Everybody Knows."


Rosario Dawson

The 34-year-old starlet showed her vocal skills during Comic Con 2006.


Zoe Saldana

When Saldana was cast in Nina Simone's biopic, no one knew the actress actually had the vocal chops to play the legendary jazz musician. "She did do her own singing," said Saldana's co-star David Oyelowo. "It was fantastic, surprisingly. Nina Simone is no joke in terms of her singing voice. I was pretty blown away."


Roselyn Sanchez

In 2003, the Devious Maids beauty released her first album titled, Borinqueña.


Eva Mendes

It wasn't until 2011 that fans were made aware of the Cubana's vocal abilities. According to NY Magazine's The Cut, the actress was the one singing in her Thierry Mugler commercial.


Antonio Banderas

You can catch the Spanish actor singing and playing the guitar in the opening credits for his movie Desperado.


Lynda Carter

The iconic belleza released her first album in 1978. In 2011, she released an album called Crazy Little Things which was made available on her website, LyndaCarter.com.


Alexa Vega

The Colombian actress sang the song "Isle of Dreams" for the Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams soundtrack.


Odette Annable

There's a scene in the 2010 film, Group Sex, where Annable is singing on stage in a bar. And believe it or not, that was actually her voice.


Camilla Belle

According to People StyleWatch, Belle shared her sweet voice with the world in Cotton's "Tale of Two Cities ad campaign commercial.


Jamie-Lynn Sigler

In case you didn't know, the 32-year-old star collaborated with Romeo Santos for the song "You." But roughly 10 years before this, Sigler released an album called Here to Heaven. The album didn't do well, and in 2007, the actress revealed she regretted releasing the album and was embarrassed by it.


Tyler Posey

The Teen Wolf star plays lead and bass, and fronts the band Lost in Kostko.


Cote de Pablo

Our September cover girl sang "Temptation" on an episode of NCIS' sixth season.


Sara Ramirez

During Grey's Anatomy benefit concert in 2012, the 37-year-old actress sang a song called "The Story."


Oscar Isaac

While living in Miami, the Guatemalan actor played lead guitar and sang vocals for his band, The Blinking Underdogs. In 2012, Isaac recorded tracks with Justin Timberlake for their film, Inside Llewyn Davis.


Eddie Cibrian

From 1998 to 2001, the Cubano was part of a pop boy band called, 3Deep.