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Cuba is a gorgeous country in the Caribbean that has contributed so much to Latin culture as well as to the world. The country is made up of the island of Cuba as well as surrounding archipelagos. It is also the home country to so many of our favorite celebrities who have gone out into the world to make their nation proud--and the rest of us Latinos as well. 

Cubans have dealt with their fair share of hardships in the country's history, but that has not stopped its people from building a culture that inspires people across the world. From its delicious, comforting traditional meals to its rich music genres that have spread all over the world, Cuba is one of Latin America's most majestic nations.

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Aside from salsa, rumba, and ropa vieja, the country has also given us so many talented stars who represent us with their art all over the world. There are Cubans excelling in all avenues of entertainment, from the music charts to the box office and even in fashion. They left behind their island to contribute and share their talents with the world. 

Stars like Celia Cruz and Sammy Davis Jr. put the island on the map, and now singers like Gloria Estefan, Camila Cabello, and Pitbull have continued to bring their Cuban flavor to the global stage. Scroll through to see even more Cuban stars who are shining in the music world, on telenovelas, and in Hollywood.

William Levy is one of the most desirable men in Hollywood. 1

William Levy is one of the most desirable men in Hollywood.

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The actor started off his career in novelas but has since crossed over into the English market, acting in countless TV shows and movies. 

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Camila Cabello is dominating the pop world. 2

Camila Cabello is dominating the pop world.

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Camila got her start on the X Factor and later joined the girl group Fifth Harmony. She eventually left the band to pursue a solo career and has found continuous success with chart-topping singles and Grammy nominations.

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Gloria Estefan is a Cuban living legend. 3

Gloria Estefan is a Cuban living legend.

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She left Cuba behind as a toddler but continued representing her roots throughout her career. The multiple Grammy-winning singer showed the world what the country is made of through her talents. 

Eva Mendes is proud of her Cuban roots. 4

Eva Mendes is proud of her Cuban roots.

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Eva stood out from the rest with her unique and radiant beauty on TV and movie screens. She had roles in movies like Hitch and All About the Benjamins, and she has since put her acting career on hold to pursue fashion by designing a successful clothing line with New York & Company. 

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Emilio Estefan is proud to be Cuban. 5

Emilio Estefan is proud to be Cuban.

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He was born in Santiago de Cuba and later moved to the United States to make a name for himself as a musician and a producer. Emilio got a start in his career as a member of the Miami Sound Machine and has since won 19 Grammy Awards.

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Raúl de Molina is a beloved TV host. 6

Raúl de Molina is a beloved TV host.

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The Cuban TV personality has interviewed so many prominent celebrities in the 21 years he has served as the cohost of El Gordo y La Flaca on Univision.

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Lili Estefan is loved by many. 7

Lili Estefan is loved by many.

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Lili started her career in television as a model on Sabado Gigante. She then became the cohost of El Gordo y La Flaca, where she has stolen the hearts of many with her charisma for the past 21 years.

Gente de Zona keep Cuba in their hearts. 8

Gente de Zona keep Cuba in their hearts.

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The Cuban reggaeton duo made up of Alexander Delgado and Randy Malcom never forget about their country, no matter how far they go. 

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Andy Garcia is a megastar in Hollywood. 9

Andy Garcia is a megastar in Hollywood.

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Andy was born in Havana, and in the 1980s he began his acting career in Hollywood. He has since starred in several successful films like The Godfather Part III and When a Man Loves a Woman.

Pitbull loves repping Cuba. 10

Pitbull loves repping Cuba.

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The rapper went from reggaeton to taking over the world with his pop hits. He has since used his fame to help others, even opening his own school in Miami.

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Niurka Marcos took Mexico by storm. 11

Niurka Marcos took Mexico by storm.

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She was born in Havana, Cuba, but built a life for herself in Mexico. She has acted in countless novelas and appeared on several shows and is known for her fiery personality.

Lauren Jauregui was also in Fifth Harmony. 12

Lauren Jauregui was also in Fifth Harmony.

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The singer has quite a voice, and she found fame as a member of the super-successful girl group. She has since started a solo career and uses her fame to speak out about issues regarding immigration and politics.

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Daisy Fuentes made a career dazzling millions on TV. 13

Daisy Fuentes made a career dazzling millions on TV.

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She became one of America's sweethearts on television thanks to her charm and beauty. She started her career as an MTV VJ and continued to represent her native Cuba through her work. 

Cameron Diaz was once the highest-paid actress. 14

Cameron Diaz was once the highest-paid actress.

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Cameron's father is Cuban. She started her career as a model but later became the highest-paid actress in Hollywood, with roles in films like Charlie's Angels, Vanilla Sky, and Bad Teacher

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César Évora pursued a career in novelas. 15

César Évora pursued a career in novelas.

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After leaving Cuba, he headed to Mexico to establish himself as a telenovela star. He has had roles in popular titles like Luz Clarita, Abrazame Muy Fuerte, and Corazón Salvaje.

Jon Secada make us all proud. 16

Jon Secada make us all proud.

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The singer, who was born in Havana, has won two Grammy Awards and sold 20 million albums throughout his career. He has also written songs for Jennifer Lopez, Gloria Estefan, and Ricky Martin.

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Christina Milian has done it all. 17

Christina Milian has done it all.

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From movies to music to reality shows, the Cuban star has already accomplished so much in her career. 

Gina Torres has had quite an impressive career. 18

Gina Torres has had quite an impressive career.

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The Cuban-American actress has been acting since the 1990s and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. She has been a part of many successful television series, including Suits, The Shield, and Westworld. 

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Jose Canseco represented Cuba in the sports world. 19

Jose Canseco represented Cuba in the sports world.

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The former Major League Baseball outfielder established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the sport. He won awards for being Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player throughout his career.

Pedro Moreno found success in acting. 20

Pedro Moreno found success in acting.

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After participating on the reality competition series Protagonistas de Novela, the Havana-born actor pursued his acting career in Spanish-language television, starring in several novelas in Latin America. He has had roles in Dame Chocolate and La Mujer en El Espejo.