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20 Celebrity Latinos Being Cute With Their Moms

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, our feeds are about to be flush with pics of all our friends and their mothers. It’s a magical time of the year where moms put down their chanclas and accept hugs. These celebrities are no different, and with all their on-screen moms, it’s cute to see the IRL resemblance.

Here are our fave Latinos with their fave moms.

1. Camila & Gisele Mendes

CREDIT: @camilamendes / Twitter


Caption: “TV mama and real mama and a gargantuan piece of cake”

Camila’s mom, Gisele is Brazilian. Yup! Just like the super model, and she passed on the good genes. These two look like sisters.

2. JLo & Guadalupe

CREDIT: “Her mom is rich too: Jennifer Lopez revealed on Monday that her mother Guadalupe Rodríguez won $2.4m while playing the slot machines at The Borgata Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey; here they are pictured in 2006” Digital Image. DailyMail. 9 May 2018.


Se llama Guadalupe and she must be a saint for giving us Jennifer Lopez, who has seriously changed the game for Latinxs in the media.

3. Cardi B

CREDIT: “Cardi B and her mom” Digital Image. Lipstick Alley. 9 May 2018.


We don’t know much about Cardi B’s mom, except that she’s Trinidadian, and proud of it. Here’s this underground pic of Cardi and her mom to prove it.

4. Camila Cabello

CREDIT: @mambaskarla / Twitter


Camila’s mom, Sinuhe, has been by her side since she drove her up to the X Factor when she was just 14 years old. Now an international superstar, Camila and Sinuhe are making the most of famedom by staging faux photoshoots with the paparazzi.

5. Rico Rodriguez

CREDIT: “Rico Rodriguez.” Digital Image. ABC News. 9 May 2018.


How cute is this?! We’re familiar with his on-screen mom, Sofia Vergara, but these two are goals. Rico and his mom, Diane, went on Good Morning America to show the world their family’s chicken taco recipe.

6. Gina Rodriguez 

CREDIT: Untitled. Digital Image. Hola! 9 May 2018.


Unrelated to Rico, Gina owes all her “dramatic flair” and her confidence to her mom. Gina told Hello Magazine in an interview, “The consistent memory I have of my mother is always supporting me, always being there for me, always telling me I was capable of anything and everything. That I was beautiful just the way I was. That I can continue to open doors by being a sound character versus anything else.”

7. Bella Thorne

CREDIT: Tamara Thorne / Instagram


Just a few months ago, Bella publicly revealed that she was sexually abused growing up and her mom said she found out at the same time. Devastated, Tamara said that they’ll both be in therapy.

8. Selena Gomez

CREDIT: “Selena Gomez.” Digital Image. Zimbio. 9 May 2018.


Alright, so there is tea to spill here about these two after Selena decided to work on the Woody Allen film, to her mother’s dismay. Regardless, we see this as her mom’s got her back and love the tough love.

9. Bruno Mars

CREDIT: “Bruno Mars” Digital Image. Pinterest. 9 May 2018.


Some of us don’t have our moms with us, but we’ll always commemorate them. Bruno Mars has opened up about how the sudden death of his mom in 2013 has changed him forever, and how she taught him how to love.

10. Eva Longoria

CREDIT: “External Image.” Digital Image. LiFamilies. 9 May 2018.


Eva’s mom, Ella Eva Mireles, is the Roman Catholic Mexican mom we all know and love. Can you see the resemblance in their smiles?!

11. Demi Lovato

CREDIT: “Demi Lovato.” Digital Image. People. 9 May 2018.


Demi Lovato’s mom, Dianna De La Garza has been through with her daughter. She reveals in her memoir how 18-month-old Demi gave her the courage to walk away from a violent case of domestic abuse that cost her a finger. The two are stronger than ever together.

12. Christina Milian

CREDIT: “Christina Milian.” Digital Image. Zimbio. 9 May 2018.


Christina actually changed her name from Christina Flores to her mom’s maiden name in the hopes of getting more acting roles. Christina has paved the way for Cuban-American actors and has even sung alongside Steven Taylor and acted with John Travolta.

13. Jaime Camil

CREDIT: “Jaime Camil” Digital Image. Newzcard. 9 May 2018.


We recognize Jaime as Rogelio de la Vega from Jane the Virgin, and we want to know how similar his tight-knit relationship with his on-screen mom is to his Brazilian singer mom, Cecilia Saldana de Gama.

14. Salma Hayek

CREDIT: “Salma Hayek.” Digital Image. Popsugar. 9 May 2018.


Can you see the resemblance between Salma and her mom, Diana Jiménez Medina. By the way, her mom is an opera singer and talent scout! Good thing she could spot Salma so quickly.

15. Rosario Dawson

CREDIT: “Rosario Isabel Celeste Dawson.” Digital Image. Zimbio. 9 May 2018.


Rosario is tight with her mom, Isabel Celeste, who is a Puerto Rican-cuban writer and singer. She had her when she was 16 years old, which taught her that to get something better, “you had to do it all yourself.”

16. Lin-Manuel Miranda

CREDIT: “Lin Manuel Miranda” Digital Image. Hola! 9 May 2018.


Here’s a cute story: Hamilton creator never believed he’d make it to the Golden Globes, but his mom, Luz Towns-Miranda always said, ‘When you get nominated … I’m your date.” She said that when he was just 13 years old, and he fulfilled his promise.

17. Zoe Saldana

CREDIT: “Zoe Saldana.” Digital Image. Daily Mail. 9 May 2018.


Zoe’s mom, Asalia Nazario, is Puerto Rican and Afro-Latina. After her father died in a car crash, she moved the family to their father’s family in the Dominican Republic, where Saldana first began her dancing career.

18. Jessica Alba

CREDIT: “Jessica Alba.” Digital Image. PopSugar. 9 May 2018


While Jessica’s father is Mexican-American, her mom is the Danish/French reason for her blonde hair, and we love her for raising an angel.

19. Justina Machado

CREDIT: “Justina Machado.” Digital Image. PopSugar. 9 May 2018.


Machado stars as a single Cuban mom in One Day at a Time, and she says that it’s not too far off from her own upbringing in a Catholic family, with pictures of the pope everywhere. #Relatable

20. Benjamin Bratt

CREDIT: “Benjamin Bratt.” Digital Image. Pinterest. 9 May 2018.


Raised by a single mom, Bratt owes his activism to his Peruvian mother. She rallied around Native American rights all his life and taught him what it means to support community.

That’s what moms are for, right? Happy Mother’s Day, todos!

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