I mean, there must be something in their water. Otherwise, why is everyone so freaking talented and utterly hot? (Photos: WENN)
One of the highest paid women in television and our favorite Modern Family character, Sofia Vergara (a.k.a. Gloria Delgado-Pritchett) is definitely the hottest Colombian in our list. (Photo: WENN)
Juan Luis Londoño Arias, also known as Maluma baby, is came to the music scene in 2011 with his single “Farandulerta” and has become everyone’s favorite reggeaton artist ever since. (Photo: WENN)
This list would be completely invalid if it didn’t include Shakira, one of the most successful Latino stars to cross over to mainstream American music thanks to her deep voice and belly-dance-inspired routines. (Photo: WENN)
Medellín born urban artist J Balvin is currently enjoying international musical success thanks to his collaborations with global sensations like Liam Payne and their single Familiar. (Photo: WENN)
Seductively smart Colombian journalist Nina Garcia has been A longtime editor at Elle and judge on Project Runway since it first aired 14 years ago. A Colombian staple in the world of fashion! (Photo: WENN)
Women love him for his looks, men adore him for his soccer skills. James Rodriguez has rose to fame for his stellar performance and irresistible charisma on and off the pitch. (Photo: WENN)
The stunning Catalina Sandino became the first Colombian to ever been nominated to an Academy Award for her performance in “María Llena Eres de Gracia.” (Photo: WENN)
Wilmer Valderrama, a heartthrob of Colombian descent, is best known for his role as Fez in “That 70’s Show” and for his relationship with Demi Lovato. (Photo: WENN)
Alexa Vega was adorable as Carmen Cortez in the Spy Kids franchise, but now the actress has grown up into one hot chica! Perhaps thanks to her inherited Colombian genes? (Photo: WENN)
Sultry singer-songwriter Juanes has the kind of animal magnetism only a true musician can attain. He’s sold enough records and earned enough awards to fill a small home, and we bet those bad boy looks have something to do with it! (Photo: WENN)
If someone were to tell us, “Colombians are hot” we’d reply with “Duh!”. One look at
bombshell Sofia Vergara or Demi Lovato’s one true love Wilmer Valderrama and you’ll understand why Colombians are some of the sexiest on showbusiness.
But as much as we appreciate their blessed physiques, these Colombians’ magic is not just about the looks—music, acting, sports… people from the country voted “The Happiest in the World” can do just about anything! I mean, there must be something in their water. Otherwise, why is everyone so freaking talented and utterly hot?
In honor of Colombian Independence Day, July 20, get to know some of pop culture’s reigning Colombian actors, musicians and personalities. Sofia Vergara is just the tip of the iceberg!