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No, We're Not Related: 25 Celebrities With The Same Last Name
By Cristina Arreola | 07/21/2014 - 16:25

These celebrities all share a very important piece of their identity: their nombre! No, they're not related, but their heritage and Latino roots certainly shine through in their surnames.


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10 Stars You Never Knew Were Beauty Queens
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/18/2013 - 15:53

We can all agree that Latinas are some of the most beautiful women on the planet -- right?! And this probably explains why there have been tons of us in beauty pageants throughout history. But it's not just your everyday beauty who walks the pageant runway, celebrities have too!

Here are 10 stars who were beauty queens before they became famous:


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Former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera Shows Off Tummy
PHOTO: Former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera's Baby Bump
By Amaris Castillo | 10/26/2011 - 11:10

Former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera is super excited about her pregnancy. The Puerto Rican beauty queen, who was crowned the coveted titled in 2006, posted an image of herself on Twitter yesterday to show off her adorable baby bump to her followers.

Former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera Pregnant with NBA Star JJ Barea's Baby!


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Star Tracker: Tatyana Ali
Star Tracker: Tatyana Ali, Sofia Vergara, Zuleyka Rivera and more!
By Adriana Rivera | 10/18/2011 - 14:10

—Half-Panamanian Tatyana Ali was honored at the Black Girls Rock! event with the "Young, Black, and Gifted" award at the event. The awards special will be broadcast on November 6 on BET.

Sofia Vergara has partnered up with State Farm for a new campaign: “Mejora tu Estado” or “Get to a better state.” In the commercial, the Colombian actress will portray her Modern Family character Gloria Delgado.


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Star Tracker: Zoe Saldana, Luis Medina, Zuleyka Rivera and more!
Star Tracker: Zoe Saldana, Sandra Vergara, Zuleyka Rivera and more
By Amaris Castillo | 08/17/2011 - 13:52

— Colombia has its first 3D animated film out next month, Tr3s reports.  Directed by Jairo Carrillo, Pequeñas Voces (Little Voices) it is a compilation of four children (ages 8-13) telling their own life stories. According to the website, Pequeñas Voces is about how Colombia’s internal guerrilla way has affected its youth. Adult voices are completely ignored in the film.


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Former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera is Pregnant!
Former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera Pregnant with NBA Star JJ Barea's Baby!
By Amaris Castillo | 07/21/2011 - 11:30

Zuleyka Rivera, who was crowned Miss Universe in 2006, is pregnant with her first child, People en Español reports. The Puerto-Rican beauty queen issued a press release which stated that she is pregnant with fellow Boricua Dallas Mavericks player, JJ Barea.

Why Latinas Rule Miss Universe


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