Argentine actor-singer Lali Espósito initially soared to fame as a child actor with the telenovela Rincón de Luz and then played a lead role in the teen series Casi Angeles. She is best known for her gold-certified album Brava. She supports abortion rights and is also associated with children’s charities.
Evita Peron was an Argentine actress, activist, politician, and philanthropist. She is best remembered for her service as the First Lady of Argentina from 1946 to 1952. She also served as the President of a political party called Female Peronist Party. A staunch philanthropist, Evita Peron was the president of the Eva Perón Foundation, which operated from 1948 to 1955.
Gabriela Sabatini is an Argentine former professional tennis player. One of the leading female tennis players in the 1980s and 1990s, she amassed 41 titles, including the WTA Finals in 1988 and the 1990 US Open. She was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2006. Also a businesswoman, she runs a line of fragrances.
Wanda Nara is the wife of Argentine footballer Mauro Icardi. She previously came under the spotlight for cheating on her former husband, footballer Maxi Lopez. She has been a performer on revues such as Humor en Custodia and shows such as Tiki Taka - Il calcio è il nostro gioco.
Luisana Lopilato is an Argentine actress, model, and singer. Lopilato, who started her career as a child model, went on to become the face of popular brands, such as Ultimo and Promesse. She then went on to establish herself as an actress, appearing in popular telenovelas like Alguien que me quiera.
The queen consort of the Netherlands, Queen Máxima is the daughter of Argentine politician Jorge Zorreguieta. She initially worked in the sales departments of HSBC and Deutsche Bank. She apparently didn’t know she was meeting a prince when she met her future husband, King Willem-Alexander, at the Seville Spring Fair.
Better known as Tini, Argentine actor-singer Martina Stoessel is the daughter of director-producer Alejandro Stoessel. Fans loved her award-winning performance in the Disney telenovela Violetta, which catapulted her to international fame. She made her musical debut with a chart-topping album and now makes music aided by her father’s production.
Linda Cristal was an Argentine actress remembered for playing important roles in Western films. She then proved her versatility by winning awards for portraying interesting characters in comedy films, such as The Perfect Furlough, which earned her a Golden Globe Award. Also known for her work on TV, Cristal received two Emmy nominations for her performance in The High Chaparral.
Argentine-born Lebanese model and host Zaira Nara has graced the covers of top-notch magazines such as Cosmopolitan and has campaigned for brands such as Pantene. The sister of football agent Wanda Nara, Zaira has a huge fan base on Instagram. She replaced Wanda in Bailando 2011 during the latter’s pregnancy.
Bérénice Bejo is a French-Argentine actress who won the César Award for Best Actress and an Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of Peppy Miller in the 2011 French comedy-drama film The Artist. Bejo is also known for her performance in the 2013 drama film The Past, which earned her the Best Actress Award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.
Mía Maestro is an Argentine singer, songwriter, and actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Lulu in the stage production of Frank Wedekind’s Pandora's Box, for which she was honored with an ACE Award. Mía Maestro has also played important roles in popular films like The Twilight Saga and Frida.
Mostly known for her nude calendars, Italian-Argentine model Belén Rodríguez has often been compared to sex symbol Sophia Loren. A popular TV host, too, she is known for her love for tattoos and has three butterflies inked on her body. She was previously married to dancer Stefano De Martino.
Christian Bach was an Argentine-born Mexican actress best known for her performance in popular telenovelas such as Soledad, El amor nunca muere, Bodas de odio, and Encadenados. She is also known for her work as a producer of several successful telenovelas.
Latin Grammy-winning Argentine singer Mercedes Sosa, also known as La Negra, remains an iconic figure of Argentine folk music and of the left-wing social movement nueva canción. Starting her music career with radio at age 15, she later soared to fame with the track Gracias a la vida.
Lola Ponce is an Argentine-Italian composer, singer-songwriter, and actress. She achieved popularity after playing Esméralda in a musical titled Notre-Dame de Paris, which was staged in Italy and Spain. She is known among music lovers around the world as she performs in English, Spanish, and Italian.
Argentine actor, singer, model María Eugenia Suárez, also known as China Suárez, was 11 when she starred in the series Rincón de luz. She was also part of the music band Teen Angels. Her performance in the film adaptation of Abzurdah won her the Premio Sur award.
Isabel Sarli was an Argentine glamor model and actress best remembered for starring in popular sexploitation films in the 1960s and 1970s. After being crowned as Miss Argentina in 1955, Sarli went on to debut as an actress. She collaborated with Armando Bó, becoming the quintessential sex symbol of Argentina. Isabel Sarli also achieved international recognition during her illustrious career.
Valentina Zenere is an Argentinian actress, singer, and model. She is best known for playing Ámbar Smith in the popular Argentine-Mexican telenovela, Soy Luna. Her portrayal of Smith in the telenovela not only earned her several Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards but also established her as an actress on the world stage.
Eva De Dominici is an Argentine actress and model. She is best known for playing Josefina Mansilla de Villalba in the award-winning Argentine telenovela Los ricos no piden permiso, for which she won the Notirey Award under Female Revelation category. Eva is also known for playing Verónica in La fragilidad de los cuerpos, which earned her the Martín Fierro Award.
Libertad Lamarque was a Mexican-Argentine singer and actress. She is often counted among the icons of the Golden Age of Mexican and Argentine cinema. Lamarque achieved popularity throughout Latin America where she came to be known as The Sweetheart of the Americas. In 2000, Libertad Lamarque was honored with the Ariel Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to cinema.
Luciana Salazar is an Argentinian actress, model, dancer, vedette, singer, and businesswoman. She has achieved popularity by appearing on the covers of famous magazines and on TV shows. Such is her popularity that Luciana Salazar was chosen to represent the Argentina national football team during the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
Alfonsina Storni was an Argentine playwright and poet of the modernist period. She was one of the first women to find success in the Argentine literature and theater scene, which were dominated by men. Her literary works not only inspired her readers but also inspired other writers.
The first lady president in the world, Argentine cabaret dancer-turned-politician Isabel Martínez de Perón had taken over the presidency after her husband, President Juan Perón’s death. After being ousted by the military in 1976, she was under a 5-year house arrest. She now lives in a secluded villa near Madrid.
Nathy Peluso is an Argentinian singer, dancer, songwriter, and pedagogue. She started her career by performing songs at musical bars. She then moved to Barcelona to pursue a career in music. Nathy Peluso achieved popularity after signing with Sony Music. She then went on to win the Latin Grammy Award for her breakthrough album, Calambre.
Dolores Fonzi is an Argentine actress best known for playing important roles in critically acclaimed films such as Waiting for the Messiah, The Aura, and Bottom of the Sea. Apart from appearing in films, Dolores Fonzi is also active in the TV and theatre scene.
Argentine tennis player and Olympian Nadia Podoroska has been a world number 36 in singles. She won Argentina a gold at the 2019 Pan American Games. In 2022, the French Open semi-finalist revealed on Instagram that she was a lesbian and had been dating a woman, another Argentine tennis player, Guillermina Naya.
Gabriela Michetti is an Argentine politician who became only the second woman from Argentina after Isabel Perón to serve as the vice president of the country; she served in this position from 2015 to 2019. Gabriela Michetti also served as the National Senator from 2013 to 2015.
Gisela Dulko is an Argentine former tennis player best known for winning the 2011 Australian Open doubles title along with Flavia Pennetta. She also won the doubles title at the WTA Finals in 2010. In the same year, Gisela Dulko was honored with the WTA Award alongside Flavia Pennetta under the Doubles Team of the Year category.
Argentine actor Mercedes Lambre, best known as Ludmilla from the series Violetta, had begun her career as a model. A trained jazz dancer, the Kids' Choice Award winner also gained fame with her appearances on the music video Juntos somos más and in the series Heidi, bienvenida a casa.