US President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to singer Gloria Estefan as her husband Emilio Estafan (L), also a recipient, looks on at the White House in Washington, DC, on November 24, 2015. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
By NAN Business Editor
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 15, 2016: When it comes to top earners in the entertainment field, at least six Latinas are holding more than their own. Here they are in order of highest earners:
1: Gloria Estefan
This Cuban-born singer turned singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman is worth a whopping USD 500 million and sits on the top of the pile of highest earning Latinas. That includes her minor ownership stake in NFL team, the Miami Dolphins.
2: Jessica Alba
Award-winning actress, model and businesswoman Jessica Alba comes in at second with a net worth of USD 350 million. Alba has both Mexican and Danish roots.
3: Jennifer Lopez
Jenny from the Block, JLO has come a long way from being a Fly Girl dancer on ‘In Living Color.’ This sexy Bronx Latina with roots to Puerto Rico is now worth a whopping USD 300 million.
Colombian singer, song writer, dancer and record producer Shakira’s hips certainly don’t lie. The sexy entertainer is currently worth USD 220 million – good news for her two kids Milan Piqué Mebarak and Sasha Piqué Mebarak.
5: Christina Aguilera
Former Voice Judge and Grammy-winning singer extraordinaire, Christina Aguilera’s net worth is some USD130 million landing her at number five on the list of richest Latinas. The Staten Island-born Aguilera, who is also a songwriter, actress, dancer, and record producer, roots extend to Germany and Ecuador.
6: Sofia Vergara
This Colombia sex symbol is laughing all the way to the bank. Sofia Vergara’s current net worth is put at USD 100 million making her the sixth richest Latina right now! This actress, comedian, producer, television host, model and businesswoman has certainly come a long way from being discovered as a model.