Who Are Some Famous Hispanic Individuals?


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Some famous Hispanic individuals are George Lopez, Jennifer Lopez, Salma Hayek, Roberto Clemente, Sonia Sotamayor. As of 2015, there are over 50 million Hispanic individuals in the United States, and they are the largest minority population.

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George Lopez is an American comedian who is well-known for his television show "George Lopez." He has won numerous awards for his service to the Hispanic community and has amassed over $35 million. Jennifer Lopez is an American singer and actress who was the first Latina actress to earn over $1 million. As of 2015, she has a net worth of over $300 million. Salma Hayek was a Mexican-born actress who is famous for her roles in "Desperado" and "Wild Wild West," and she was featured in Time magazine's 25 Most Influential Hispanics in 2005.

Roberto Clemente was a Puerto Rican baseball player, and he was the first Hispanic player inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973. Clemente played for the Pittsburgh Pirates for 17 years and was a 15-time all star and two-time World Series champion. Sonia Sotomayor was the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice in United States history. Sotomayor studied at Princeton and Yale before serving as assistant district attorney in New York. She was nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court by Barack Obama after the retirement of Justice David Souter.

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