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.
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.
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.
Gustavo Cerati was one of the finest South American singers and one of the pioneers of Ibero-American rock. He headed the popular pop-rock trio Soda Stereo and later also penned lyrics and recorded for artists such as Shakira. He died at age 55, after a stroke and a 4-year coma.
Carlos Gardel was a French Argentine composer, singer-songwriter, and actor. Widely regarded as the most important personality in the history of tango, Gardel is the world's most famous tango singer of all time. Remembered for his baritone voice, Gardel is often referred to as The King of Tango. His life inspired the 1939 musical film, The Life of Carlos Gardel.
Dick Haymes was an Argentinian-Irish singer and actor whose popularity reached its peak during the 1940s and early 1950s. Haymes led a lavish lifestyle and was also popular among women; he was married six times to actresses and models like Joanne Dru, Rita Hayworth, and Nora Eddington. Haymes declared bankruptcy during early 1960s and experienced financial problems later in life.
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.
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.
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.
Paulo Londra is an Argentine rapper, composer, and singer. One of the most popular Argentine rappers of the current generation, Londra has been producing highly successful music that has topped Argentine charts. Over the course of his career, Paulo Londra has won several prestigious awards, such as Gardel Awards and MTV Millennial Award.
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.
Facundo Cabral was an Argentine singer, philosopher, and songwriter. Among his most cherished compositions are I'm not from here nor there and My Poor Boss. Many of his songs have been covered by famous singers like Jorge Cafrune, Joan Manuel Serrat, and Juan Luis Guerra. Facundo Cabral's songs remain popular throughout Latin America.
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.
Argentine operatic tenor Jose Cura initially trained as an orchestral conductor but later soared to fame with his roles in operas such as Verdi’s Otello and Stiffelio. With Cavalleria Rusticana, he became the second tenor in the history of the Metropolitan Opera to make his debut on the opening night.
Julio Sosa was a Uruguayan Argentinian singer best remembered as an exponent of tango. He achieved popularity after becoming a part of the Argentine orchestra, Orquesta Francini-Pontier, which was formed by the famous violinist Enrique Mario Francini. Sosa is also remembered for his love for sports cars; he died at age 38 after crashing a DKW coupé at high speed.