10 Things You Didn't Know About Carlito Olivero

Anyone who watches The X Factor already knows: there’s a hot, new Latino on the music scene! Carlito Olivero, 24, has been wooing the judges, the audience...and, let’s be real, the ladies since he first took the stage at his Los Angeles audition. 

The Puerto Rican and Mexican hottie hails from Chicago, but packed up his bags in 2010 and made the trek to Hollywood to pursue a career in entertainment. Finally, he got his big break earlier this year when he auditioned for The X Factor USAand wowed judges Simon Cowell, Paulina Rubio, Demi Lovato, and Kelly Rowland. 

It doesn’t look like Carlito is going anywhere anytime soon, so we’ve compiled the 10 things you need to know about the Latino: 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York City. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. See what she's reading now on Goodreads, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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