PEOPLE en Espanol Names the 50 Most Beautiful Hispanic Celebrities Sofia Vergara, Enrique Iglesias, Kate del Castillo and Edgar Ramirez Named in the 15th Annual Issue

NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PEOPLE en Espanol 's "50 Most Beautiful" issue celebrates its 15th annual edition, honoring the hottest and freshest names in Hispanic entertainment. This year the magazine goes back in time to depict four iconic decades: the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. The exclusive photographs were shot by celebrity photographer Omar Cruz on location in a total of six major cities: New York, Miami, Orlando, Los Angeles, Mexico City and London.

Helping to commemorate the issue are two special honorees; Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias, who was featured in the magazine's first ever Bellos issue; and Sofia Vergara, who has appeared on this list an incredible six times. In a recent interview for the issue, Iglesias opened up about his fears: "I've always been afraid of not being happy, of loosing the motivation to keep fighting. That's why I want to enjoy every moment," says the singer. Joining them is Mexican actress Kate del Castillo who currently stars in Telemundo's hit telenovela La reina del sur. The Spanish soap opera has been receiving a great deal of buzz for its network-breaking ratings. Among these Bellos veterans—and making his first ever Bellos debut—is Venezuelan actor Edgar Ramirez. Ramirez, who most recently was awarded a Golden Globe nomination for his role in Carlos (IFC Films), comments on being a newcomer to Hollywood: "When you're at award ceremonies or parties, life isn't as glamorous as you read it in the magazine...it's a lot of work and distance from your country."

As for the details on the highly-anticipated cover and behind the scenes footage, readers can tune into the Los 50 Mas Bellos de People en Espanol TV special, transmitted through the Univision network, on Thursday, April 28 at 10:00pm/9:00pm Central.

The complete list of People en Espanol's "50 Most Beautiful":

  1. Alejandra Guzman—Mexican singer
  2. Ana Maria Polo—Cuban-American TV host, Caso cerrado (Telemundo)
  3. Angelique Boyer—Mexican actress, Teresa (Univision)
  4. Blanca Soto—Mexican actress, Eva Luna (Univision)
  5. Carlos Baute—Venezuelan singer
  6. Chiquinquira Delgado—Venezuelan TV host, Despierta America (Univision)
  7. Chiquis Rivera—Mexican-American actress, Jenni Rivera Presents Chiquis and Raq-C (Mun2)
  8. Daniela Romo—Mexican actress, El triunfo del amor (Univision)
  9. Danna Garcia—Colombian actress, Alguien te mira (Telemundo)
  10. David Zepeda—Mexican actor, La fuerza del destino (Televisa)
  11. Diana Reyes—Mexican singer and this year's Reader's Choice winner
  12. Dulce Maria—Mexican singer/actress
  13. Edgar Ramirez—Venezuelan actor, Carlos (IFC Films)
  14. Elizabeth Gutierrez—Mexican-American actress
  15. Enrique Iglesias—Spanish singer
  16. Eugenio Siller—Mexican actor, Aurora (Telemundo)
  17. Gaby Spanic—Venezuelan actress, Emperatriz (TV Azteca)
  18. Giselle Blondet—Puerto Rican TV host, Nuestra belleza latina (Univision)
  19. Gredmarie Colon—Winner of People en Espanol Challenge on Nuestra belleza latina (Univision)
  20. Guy Ecker—Brazilian actor, Eva Luna (Univision)
  21. Ilia Calderon—Colombian journalist, Noticiero Univision edicion nocturna (Univision)
  22. Itai Cantoral—Mexican actress, El sexo debil (Cadenatres)
  23. Ivan Sanchez—Spanish actor, La reina del sur (Telemundo)
  24. Jacqueline Bracamontes—Mexican actress
  25. Jason Canela—Cuban-American actor
  26. Jencarlos Canela—Cuban-American actor/singer
  27. Jenni Rivera—Mexican singer/songwriter
  28. Jorge Luis Pila—Cuban actor, Aurora (Telemundo)
  29. Julian Gil—Argentinian actor, Eva Luna (Univision)
  30. Kate del Castillo—Mexican actress, La reina del sur (Telemundo)
  31. Lourdes Stephen— Dominican TV Host, Sal y pimienta (Univision)
  32. Lucero—Mexican actress/singer
  33. Lupita Jones—Judge, Nuestra belleza latina (Univision)
  34. Maite Perroni—Mexican actress, El triunfo del amor (Univision)
  35. Marlene Favela—Mexican actress, Los herederos Del Monte (Telemundo)
  36. Michelito Lagravere—Mexican bullfighter
  37. Manuel Mijares—Mexican singer
  38. Natalia Jimenez—Spanish singer
  39. Ninel Conde—Mexican actress/singer
  40. Niurka Marcos—Cuban actress/dancer
  41. Prince Royce—Dominican-American singer
  42. Rafael Amaya—Mexican actor, La reina del sur (Telemundo)
  43. Rebecca de Alba—Mexican model and TV host
  44. Rogelio Martinez—Mexican singer
  45. Romeo––Dominican-American singer
  46. Sofia Vergara—Colombian actress, Modern Family (ABC)
  47. Tommy Torres—Puerto Rican singer/producer
  48. Vadhir Derbez—Mexican actor
  49. William Levy—Cuban actor, El triunfo del amor (Univision)
  50. Ximena Navarrete—Miss Universe 2010

For exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of People en Espanol's "50 Most Beautiful" 2011, visit www.PeopleEnEspanol.com.

Starting April 29, PeopleEnEspanol.com will launch an online special dedicated to this year's "50 Most Beautiful" with photo galleries of behind-the-scenes images. Additionally, there will be daily updates with exclusive photo galleries, and celebrity interviews.

PEOPLE en Espanol was launched in 1996 as a special issue, and today has become the top-selling Hispanic magazine in the United States. Published 11 times a year, PEOPLE en Espanol's guaranteed circulation is 540,000 and reaches more than six million readers every month with its editorial mix of Hispanic and popular entertainment, fashion and beauty trends, and compelling human-interest stories. PEOPLE en Espanol delivers original editorial content that captures the values, contributions and impact of today's Hispanics in the U.S. For daily news, photos, exclusive behind-the-scenes video and celebrity scoops, visit www.PeopleEnEspanol.com.

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