The National Puerto Rican Day parade was held today and it’s only right we spotlight some of our favorite Puerto Ricans in the industry.
1. Fat JoeSource:Getty
Fat Joe’s parents are of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent.
2. Joaquin PhoenixSource:Getty
Actor Joaquin Phoenix, real name Joaquín Rafael Bottom, was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
3. Jennifer LopezSource:Getty
Jenny from the block reps her Puerto Rican heritage proudly.
4. Lala AnthonySource:Getty
Lala is an Afro-Latina who proudly reps her Puerto Rican heritage.
5. Miguel CottoSource:Getty
Miguel Cotto was born in Rhode Island to Puerto Rican parents and at the age of 2, relocated to Caguas, Puerto Rico with his family.
6. Tekashi 6ix9ineSource:Getty
Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was born to a Mexican mother and Puerto Rican father.
7. Joseline HernandezSource:Vaughn Alvarez
They don’t call her the Puerto Rican Princess for nothing.
8. Bad BunnySource:WENN.com
Bad Bunny has been crossing over from Latin hip hop and we aren’t mad about it!
9. Jessica Wild
Jessica Wild of RuPaul’s Drag Race is a proud Puerto Rican queen.
10. Ricky MartinSource:Getty
Mr. “Living La Vida Loca” himself, Ricky Martin is Puerto Rican and proud!