Here Are Some Reality Stars Who Are A Better Follow Than Kim Kardashian
Keeping up with the Kardashians means keeping up with Kanye and I don’t need that kind of instability in my life, no shade to Kim. Keep your feed fresh with these fierce, unapologetically Latino reality stars that are just trying to make it in this world, like you.
Hint: Netflix is your new home for your more diverse reality TV needs. Meet the influencers that will become your 2019 obsession.
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Claro, we’re all following “Love & Hip Hop” star Cardi B. With almost 40 million followers, she’s still like 80 million followers short of Kim K, but Latino follows should count twice as much, because we’ll savagely defend her to all the haters.
Follow @iamcardib to see a Dominican bruja stay real, get glam, and be totally chill to live stream in her pajamas without makeup on. 🙏🙏🙏
Amara La Negra
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Another “Love & Hip Hop” alumnus, Amara La Negra’s mere existence on the show has raised awareness around Afro-Latinos. Latinos on the show itself were trying to tell her she can only be one: Black or Latina. Amara’s artistry is all over Spotify and you can support and enjoy her glam feed @amaralanegraALN.
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She first came into our empty lives on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” before she transitioned, and has transitioned in the public eye. That’s a wildly vulnerable and courageous act of activism. Follow @carmen_carrera to watch this babe walk the catwalk, model on magazine covers, and slay.
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Another activist babe, Karamo Brown blew up at the start of 2018 with Netflix‘s reboot of “Queer Eye.” Brown is a retired social worker and activist and plays the “culture expert” on the show. Basically, he’ll melt your heart onscreen.
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Netflix’s recent release of “Westside,” a music reality series, features nine young musicians coming together for a local production. We get to know Zavala, who is open about her struggles to gain approval from her family for her career path. Her story is so relatable. Follow @tazzavalaofficial for all the bella and talent you need.
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Anitta is one of the most famous Brazilian pop stars of all time, and now, she has her own reality show on Netflix called “Vai Anitta.” Trust, it’s worth a watch and you definitely follow her.
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The Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez was a celebrity dancer on “Dancing with the Stars.” Spoiler: she’s just as sweet and kind as she looks. No drama here, but lots of wild gymnastic moves on her feed.
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Don’t be fooled by her babeliness. Andrea Espada is the mother in chief of the self-made reality show “The Royalty Family” on YouTube, and she’s funny. Follow @andreaespadatv for prank videos, dumb skits, and all around beauty.
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Milian has been in the spotlight since we were little. She is in the music industry. She has acted alongside Uma Thurman and John Travolta in “Be Cool.” She was a cheerleader in “Bring it On: Fight to the Finish.” Who can forget her own reality show “Christina Milian Turned Up” and her appearance on “The Voice”?
Follow @christinamilian for her best festival looks, cute baby pic throwbacks, and proof that Latinas don’t age.
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Mexican Espada made it on “Rich Kids of Beverly Hills” and her feed is exactly what you would expect. Imagine “Pretty Little Liars” made Mexican, and just as fabulous. Truly, her fashion is Blake Lively iconic and upsetting.
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Peña became Instafamous by just straight talking to the deer in his backyard. Watch him on Netflix’s reality show “Inst@famous to meet his deer squad, named Money, Baby Mama, Lola, Lil Bambi, Money June, Canela y Tequila. Or just follow him @kelv to meet all the other animals he’s befriended.
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Lampkin was gifted to us by “Love & Hip Hop NY.” The Afro-Cuban beauty won her own show featuring her and decades-long rapper boyfriend Mr. Jones, called “Chrissy and Mr.Jones.”
Luis Ernesto Franco
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Luis Ernesto Franco started out as a telenovela star, but he did host Netflix’s “Ultimate Beastmaster” fitness competition reality television show for México’s competitors. His feed is basically him looking beautiful always. De nada.
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Lozada was made famous in VH1’s “Basketball Wives” all five and soon to be six seasons. The Nuyorican now has her own television series, “Livin’ Lozada.” Follow @evelynlozada to see her hang with Khloe, her fitness regime, and trips a Puerto Rico.
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Cuban-Mexican Niurka Marcos started her career as a telenovela star in “Velo de Novia,” where she played an erotic dancer named Karicia. Today, @niurkamarcostv has her own shows “Espactularmente Niurka” and “El Show de Niurka” under her belt and has been with “Rica Famosa Latina” for the last three seasons.
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The Chilean-American food blogger is now big on Netflix’s recent reality TV series “Made in Mexico.” Follow @lizwoodburn for very cute puppy pics and Dia de los Muertos inspo for 2019.
Follow @felizfoodie támbien!
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Woodburn followed her Mexicano husband to Mexico City and posts all the incredible food of the city on her separate, but just as worthwhile account @felizfoodie.
WARNING: Do not follow when hungry.
Kitzia Mitre Jimenez-O’Farrill
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Kitzia Mitre is basically Mexican royalty, descended from Gustavo Baz Prada, and, as a fashion designer, her feed is just chic. Find her on Netflix’s Made in Mexico or just read the Mexican press, which has featured her wedding photos, son’s baptism photos y mas.
Follow @kitziamitre to meet her horse, dog, pony and two llamas.
Patricia de Leon
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Panamanian beauty queen, host, actress and now “Rica Famosa Latina” TV star, Patricia de Leon will give you all the beauty and drama you need in the new year. Remember when she broke a glass on castmate Luzelba Mansour and Mansour needed 30 stitches?
Well, whatever the new year brings, @patriciadeleonb will guarantee to bring you a feed of beauty and gratitude.
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“Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” queen has six seasons of reality TV drama under her belt, and while she started life out in Puerto Rico’s public housing, @joseline will give you a bit of booty and a bit of her adorable family life today.