Famous Mexican-Americans

Here's a look at some famous Mexican-Americans in the fashion and entertainment industry.
Mexican Americans are the largest Hispanic groups seen in the United States. Their settlements are generally seen in the metropolitan as well as rural areas of the United States. Mexican-Americans are those groups of people who basically hold Mexican Ancestry. There are many famous Mexican-Americans who have made significant contributions in their respective fields.

Maxican-Americans Who Made It Large

Jessica Alba
This sultry actress has bagged many awards not just for her acting skills but for her gorgeous looks as well. Born on April 28, 1981 in California, her mother is of French and Danish descent and her father is a Mexican-American. Jessica Alba had a relatively difficult childhood due to health problems. Even then, she was always inclined towards acting from the tender age of 5. She made a mark with the television series, 'Dark Angel'. She stole hearts when she appeared in movies such as 'Honey', 'Fantastic Four', 'Good Luck Charm' etc. Jessica Alba never learned Spanish in her childhood days but currently, it's been reported she is learning the same. She has also been voted as the 'Sexiest Woman in the World' by FHM in 2007. This young lady also did a special photo shoot for the magazine, 'Playboy' but this was then embroiled in a lawsuit, which was ultimately dropped. Today, Jessica Alba remains to the heartthrob of teens all over.

Eva Longoria Parker
One of the most famous of Mexican-Americans today, this dynamic lady is an actress with great prowess. Eva Longoria (born March 15, 1975) is the daughter of Enrique Longoria Jr. and Ella Eva Mireles, both Mexican-American Catholic parents. Her first role was with a television series titled 'Beverly Hills 90210'. She also landed with another popular role with the soap opera named 'The Young and the Restless'. Eva Longoria is also known as Gabrielle Solis in the very popular television series, 'Desperate Housewives'. She is also rated as the 'Sexiest Woman' in 2008. Longoria also won the People's Choice Award for the Best Television Actress. She also holds contracts with prestigious brand names such as L'Oreal and Hanes. She also won the Bambi award for the Best Television actress in Germany.

Roberto Enrique
This actor, singer, and songwriter had his own debut album when he was 14 years old. Roberto Enrique was born and brought up in Los Angeles in California. He also appeared in popular television series such as 'The Shield' and 'Grounded for Life'. Roberto Enrique was already into the professional career of singing by 18. He performed at various festivals and sung a vast array of regional Mexican songs. His current songs are full of romance and have a positive message in them. He was also nominated as the Best Actor for his role in the film titled 'Roam'.

Robert Rodriguez
Robert Rodriguez (born June 20, 1968) is multifaceted personality who is known as a successful American director, producer, editor, writer, cinematographer, musician etc. He was born in San Antonio in Texas to Cecilio G. Rodriguez and Rebecca. His tryst with films began at the age of 7 when his father purchased a VCR with a camera. He is known for his profitable films that are shot with low budgets but faster schedule. He is known to refer to his style of film-making as Mariachi Style, which means the use of creativity to solve problems instead of money.

Megan Ewing
Megan Christine Ewing (born September 30, 1984) is best known as a supermodel with drop dead gorgeous looks. She was born to Albert Robert Ewing and Celia Perez in Abilene, Texas. She is of German as well as Mexican descent. Her career took off on the right note when she modeled for Abercrombie & Fitch. She also appeared on the covers on fashion magazines such as Spanish Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. She also became a 'Guess? Girl' in 2001. Known for her beautiful eyes, she has various other campaigns to her credit.
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