Natalia Oreiro is a Uruguayan actress, fashion designer, singer, songwriter, host, and producer. Apart from appearing in telenovelas and films, Oreiro has also worked on social awareness events and shows for organizations like UNICEF and Greenpeace. As a singer, Natalia Oreiro has sold more than 10 million records so far.
Son of German immigrants who escaped the Holocaust, Jorge Drexler was born in Uruguay. Inspired by his physician parents, Dexler, became an otolaryngologist, but his love for music turned him into a Latin pop sensation. His song Al Otro Lado Del Rio from The Motorcycle Diaries won him an Oscar.
Angel Bonanni is an Israeli model and actor. He is known for playing important roles in popular American TV series like Absentia and Condor. One of the most popular models in Israel, Bonanni has appeared in fashion campaigns for major designers like Donna Karan and Jean Paul Gaultier. He has also appeared in magazines like Harper’s Bazaar.
Erwin Schrott is a Uruguayan opera singer best known for his bass-baritone voice. Over the years, Schrott has played important roles in popular operas like Macbeth and Don Giovanni. He has performed in famous venues such as the Vienna State Opera and the Royal Opera House. Erwin Schrott has also received prestigious awards for his work.
Eduardo Franco was a Uruguayan singer and composer. He achieved international prominence as part of a musical group called Los Iracundos, where he was the lead vocalist. The group became popular worldwide during the mid 1960s when it released works like Stop and Primeros en América.
Elli Medeiros is a Uruguayan-French actress and singer. She is best known for her singles, Toi mon toit and A bailar calypso, which became extremely popular in France. Before embarking on a solo career, Elli Medeiros had formed a duo called Elli et Jacno along with the popular French musician, Jacno.
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.
Daniel Viglietti was a Uruguayan folk singer, composer, guitarist, and political activist. Viglietti was one of the most important exponents of Uruguayan Nueva Canción of the 1960s. Daniel Viglietti is credited with co-founding an independent record label called Ayuí/Tacuabé.
Agustín Casanova is a Uruguayan actor and singer best known for his association with the popular band, Márama. Casanova is also a prominent TV personality; since 2020, he has been appearing as a judge on the popular reality TV series, Got Talent Uruguay.
Jaime Roos is a Uruguayan singer, record producer, and composer. One of the most popular and influential Uruguayan singers of his generation, Jaime Roos is best known for his work in the 1999 Argentine drama film El Amateur, which earned him the prestigious Silver Condor Award under the Best Score Musician category in 2000.
Sergio Fachelli is a Uruguayan singer and songwriter who achieved popularity in the mid 1980s. After a successful career, Fachelli stopped recording in the early 2000s. However, he made a comeback in 2018, much to the delight of his fans.
Marco Banderas is a Spanish pornographic actor best known for winning the prestigious AVN Award in 2014 for his performance in a film titled Skin. Banderas also owns a production company called Hot Zone Productions, which he launched in April 2007.
José Carbajal was a Uruguayan guitarist, singer, and composer. He is best remembered for his signature song Chiquillada, which made him famous in the whole of Latin America. José Carbajal kept performing well into his 60s before his untimely demise at the age of 66 due to a cardiac arrest.