Famous Mexican Americans
Information on Famous Mexican Americans
Mexican Americans have greatly contributed to the American and world culture (science, art, architecture, religion, civil rights, etc).
Graciela Olivarez, activist, lawyer and public official, was a very courageous Mexican American woman that is famous for her altruistic way of living and helping many people. She organized her community, fought against the poverty and managed to lower juvenile delinquency among Mexican American youth nationwide.
This remarkable Mexican American lady is also famous for never giving up, and she is a role model for many Mexican American and American female politicians.
The Guitar Wizard – Carlos Santana
Carlos Santana was born in Mexico but most of his life he spent in the United States. He is a Grammy Award winning guitarist and one of the most famous rock musicians today. Santana won numerous prestige awards around the world and played on every continent and in many countries.
Rolling Stones named him number 15 on their list of the top 100 greatest guitarists of all times and many competent music professionals agree that he is truly unique and great guitar player.
Mexican American Actresses
Some of the most beautiful and officially the sexiest women in the world are famous Mexican American actresses like Salma Hayek, Eva Longoria Parker and Jessica Alba.
Salma Hayek is very talented and successful actress, producer and director. She is also a very passionate fighter for women rights and against the domestic violence.
Eva Longoria Parker became world famous by playing the role of Gabriel Solis in popular television series “Desperate House Wives”. In 2008 she was officially pronounced as the sexiest women in the world.
Jessica Alba is another Mexican American actress that was voted as the “Sexist Women in the World” by FHM in 2007. This American sweetheart is very talented actress and passionate fighter with golden heart.
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