It's Argentina Independence Day! Argentina Independence Day is a public holiday and the day is known as the Acta de la Declaración de la Independencia. To help celebrate it's 197th year of independence from Spain, here are 17 of the sexiest Argentinians stars in Hollywood!
1. slide 01 argentines_bernice bejo
The 36-year-old beauty first wowed us as Peppy Miller in the hit movie, The Artist. When she was age 3, Bejo's family exiled from the dictatorship at the time and relocated to Paris. She exclusively told Latina that she still relates to certain Argentinean traditions. “Argentinean people—the family is very strong. And there’s a lot of friends around and food. That’s something I get from Argentina,” she said.
2. slide 02 argentines_Mia Maestro
The Frida star often makes lists of the sexiest stars in Hollywood thanks to her natural beauty and amazing figure. While Mia has been busy filming and working on her album in the States, she admits to missing her home in Argentina. “I miss Bueno Aires a lot,” she told Latina. “It’s such a vibrant and wonderful city. I miss just having a coffee with friends and walking around the shops in town. I miss many things! I always look forward to going back,” the prideful Argentine said.
3. slide 03 argentines_Alexis Bledel
She will always be Rory to diehard Gilmore Girls fans, but this Argentinean has expanded her career since those on-screen college days. The Mad Men star is very connected to her culture and loves being Latina. “It’s the only culture my mom knows from life, and my father as well, and they made the decision to raise their children within the context they had been raised in, so we speak Spanish in my parents’ house,” she said.
4. slide 09 argentines_Nacho Figueras
This hot polo player makes us swoon without even trying. In 2009, he made it at the top of the top 100 polo players of the world list (yes, they have one of those). The 36-uear-old is also the face of Ralph Lauren’s Black Label line. Hotness…
5. slide 06 argentines_Sebastian Rulli
Talk about the full package! The actor and model has the abs, pretty face, and talent to keep us entertained for decades to come. He’s known for starring in popular telenovelas like Rubi and Teresa.
6. slide 04 argentines_Julie Gonzalo
The blue-eyed from Buenos Aires modeled and guest starred on several movies like Freaky Friday and Must Love Dogs before landing her role as Rebecca Sutter on the TNT hit Dallas.
7. slide 07 argentines_Ignacio Serricchio
The hunky 30-year-old is best known for his role as Diego Alcazar on ABC’s General Hospital. We hope to see him on television again soon!
8. slide 17 argentines_Soledad Fandino
Sure, we hate on her for being married to our Calle 13 crush Rene Perez, but the truth is that this 30-year-old has got it going on! The theater actress received acclaimed reviews for her role as a physically and mentally abused young woman in the play Ceremonia Secreta. She recently completed production on a Spanish comedy series Mi Viejo Verde. We hope to see more of her soon!
9. slide 08 argentines_Sabrina Garciarena
This 30-year-old model and actress can’t take a bad picture! Yes, she’s sexy and she knows it.
10. slide 05 argentines_Cecilia Roth
The stunning veteran actress worked on countless of films in Argentina before moving to Spain. Over the years, she has become one of Pedro Almodovar’s favorite actresses and has starred in his movies including, Todo sobre mu madre and Habla con ella.
11. slide 10 argentines_Luisana Lopilato
She won Micheal Buble’s heart and we can’t hate her for it! The model and actress is currently expecting her first child with the famous singer, who has joked about her pregnancy cravings. "Some women crave pickles or ice cream. My wife wants blood sausages. Sausage made of congealed blood," he told Us Weekly. Yes, like a true meat-loving Argentine.
12. slide 11 argentines_María Eugenia Suárez Riveiro
María Eugenia Suárez Riveiro
This singer, actress, and model has the sweet and sexy look down to perfection! She’s currently expecting a baby with her Los Unicos telenovela co-star Nicolas Cabre. Spread those beautiful genes chica!
13. slide 13 argentines_Juan Martin Hernandez
Juan Martin Hernandez
Rugby never looked so good. The 30-year-old athlete plays for the Argentine national team, which he has earned more than 30 caps for. We are definitely on team Hernandez!
14. slide 14 argentines_Mario Guerci
The 31-year-old model and television host was hitting the field before he started working the cameras. He was an avid soccer and rugby player as a teen before making us swoon as an on-screen hunk.
15. slide 15 argentines_Rodrigo Guirao Diaz
Rodrigo Guirao Diaz
Diaz was an electrician in a video game arcade before making it as an actor and model. This handyman can fix out lights anyday!
16. slide 16 argentines_Alejandro Lacroix
This hot DJ was a travel agent and model before finding his true passion. Now he hosts his own radio show in Buenos Aires and owns a modern restaurant in the trendy Palermo area in the city.
17. slide 18 argentines_lionel messi
The famous 25-year-old soccer player has all of the right moves! In 2009, he won the FIFA world player of the year award and is considered one of the best athletes on the fúbol field. Goal!