Latino Crossover Stars



The road can be tough for Latin stars seeking mainstream success in the United States. An early crossover success in the music industry was the “La Bamba” singer Ritchie Valens, a Mexican-American singer who made the track one of rock-and-rolls best known songs. Since Valens, a number of artists have ‘crossed over’ to sell records in America.  Gloria Estefan struck gold with the Miami Sound Machine group and songs like “Conga” in the 80s and 90s. Selena was another particularly successful crossover musician, not to mention actress and fashion designer. Here are the best Latin actors, actresses, and musicians that have had crossover success.