13 Times Latinx Stars Celebrated Their Roots

“The road ahead is richer when we acknowledge and embrace our heritage.”

Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B, and more celebrities celebrate their Latinx heritage. (Photo by Steve Grani...
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Stars from Eva Longoria to Mario Lopez have long paved the way for Latinx excellence and representation in Hollywood. In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, ahead are 13 celebrities who've shared what their heritage means to them.

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“There are so many different aspects that make [America] beautiful, the Latinx community being one of them. We are prevalent, and we should be heard. With everything I do, I would like to make them proud,” Mexican and Puerto Rican actor Jenna Ortega told Elite Daily.