Latin Instagram Models You’ll Wish You Had Noticed Sooner

Dolly Castro

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Dolly Castro has created her own empire of sportswear and web-based fitness out of her 5.9 million Instagram followers. Standing at 5’5”, this Nicaraguan model is curvy and proud. Backed by the unwavering support of her family, she moved to Miami, Florida to pursue her modeling career and hasn’t looked back ever since.

Yovanna Ventura

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Born in Miami, Florida, Yovanna is a 21-year-old Instagram fitness model with 5.2 million followers and a bit of a scandalous romantic history with none other than pop sensation Justin Bieber. She is also a lover of animals, and has worked with the Black Jaguar White Tiger foundation to protect big cats. Many of the photos on her Instagram page show her with tiger or lion cubs, along with other grown up wild animals.

Arianny Celeste

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Best known for being a UFC ring girl, Arianny Celeste is a wildly successful model and celebrity personality. She is the co-host on the TV show Overhaulin’, and has modeled for such big-name brands as Playboymagazine, Maxim, and Sports Illustrated. She has her own website and sells everything from T-shirts to personalized video messages, climbing a little higher on the ladder of success every day.

Erika Canela

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Brazilian model Erika Canela holds the title of Miss BumBum 2016. The Brazil pageant’s winnings included about $14,900 in prize money and a lucrative modeling contract, thus beginning her career in the business of being photographed. She now has around 305k Instagram followers and is on her way to the badonkadonk hall of fame!

Paula Fernandes

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Paula Fernandes is a famous Brazilian singer and songwriter, and her Instagram account follows her life on the road with over 1,000 posts. You’ll find nothing but respectable photos on her page, but they definitely won’t disappoint. She has done duets with such big names as Shania Twain and Taylor Swift.

Winifer Fernández

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You may recognize Winifer Fernández from the 2016 Olympics, as one of the star players on the Dominican Republic volleyball team. She is an inspirational athlete in addition to having multiple (possibly fake) accounts on Instagram dedicated to her many “good sides.”

Lais Ribeiro

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Victoria’s Secret Angel and Brazilian model Lais Ribeiro has strolled the catwalk for heavyweight designers such as Chanel, Shiatzy Chen, Versace, and appeared in Brazilian Vogue numerous times, even gracing the cover. When she’s not traveling from country to country, the 6’1” Angel gets her kick in with MMA training.

Carmen Ortega

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Carmen Ortega proves that big things can come in fun-sized wrappers. This 5’2” Illinois-born Colombian-American is the full package. When she’s not modeling, Ortega is working on her singing career or working on fashion design.

Gracie Carvalho

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When fitness model Gracie Carvalho isn’t going on shoots, she’s known to pull out the gloves. Marshawn Lynch just signed the Brazilian powerhouse for a Muay Thai kickboxing collaboration with his label Beast Mode. When she’s not training, Carvalho enjoys taking dance workshops and spending time with her family.


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Known for being the Cuban Kim Kardashian, Kathy Ferreiro’s Miami life is all but boring. Her Instagram page is brimming with fitness photos and puppy love.

Tatiana Duran

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Motivational model Tatiana Duran won over the hearts of her followers after documenting her 130-pound weight loss journey. She’s known for spreading body positivity and training tips to help others discover the best version of themselves.

Beatriz Fernández

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Wilhelmina model Beatriz Fernández has dipped her pedicured toes in everything from acting to music. She even studied podiatry before transitioning to modeling full time. The Spain-born, Miami-living brunette usually follows her workouts with a bit of karaoke.

Lisa Morales

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Lisa Morales has a solid 2.6 million followers on Instagram, and it’s not hard to see why! She is a TV personality in addition to a successful model who has graced the pages of Maxim and Sports Illustrated. She is recently married and has a Cuban background, and is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Thássia Naves

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Globetrotting Brazilian fashionista Thássia Naves is known for her flawless fashion and beauty blogging. Her highbrow page is the picture of sophistication. Her travelogues and tutorials have earned her over 160,000 YouTube subscribers alone.

Jimena Sanchez

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The host of Lo Mejor de Fox Sports in Mexico is often referred to as the Mexican Kim Kardashian, thanks to her shocking resemblance to the celebrity. There’s no faking the funk either. You can’t scroll through Sanchez’s page without stumbling on a sports related photo.

Christina Milian

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Singer, actress, and mommy are all titles Christina Milian wears well. Maybe that’s how she earned her 4.2 million Instagram followers. The Cuban-American made her claim to fame when she signed to Def Jam in 2000. When she’s not getting glammed up, Milian enjoys spending her downtime with her family, especially with Violet, daughter to her and singer The-Dream.

Stephanie Rao

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Fitness model Stephanie Rao is a Puerto Rican-Italian from Miami, Florida with a host of titles under her belt. The 25-year-old brand ambassador has built her fame on maintaining a firm figure and now assists others in tightening their physique through her training and nutrition plans.

Patricia De Leon

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At 39 years old, the former Miss Panama has worked every job from weather woman to Hollywood actress. The never-aging model has her vegetarian lifestyle to thank for her youthful skin. Most recently the philanthropist has assisted with campaigns for PETA in the Hispanic community.

Daisy Marie

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Daisy Marie is a model, dancer, actress and spokeswoman for brands such as Flat Tummy Tea. She currently has only 257K followers, but is working on expanding her following.

Anllela Sagra

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This fitness model has reached almost 10 million followers and it’s not hard to see why. She has crafted the perfect fitness regime to sculpt and tone your body and even created an app so that you can do it too!

Stephanie Del Valle

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Stephanie Del Valle has won a title that most women could only dream of. She was the 2016 Miss World champion. These days, you’ll find her traveling the world, documenting her journey and work as a humanitarian.

Jessica Burciaga

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This California born and raised model may only come in at 5’2”, but she is a force to be reckoned with. Her resume boasts working for well-known names such as StuffMaxim, and Glamour. She was also a Playboy Playmate and blackjack dealer in The Playboy Club.

Natalia Velez

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An aspiring actress and model, Natalia Velez has starred in campaigns for GoDaddy, Pepsi, Samsung, Coca Cola, and Avon. Her love for the environment and qualification as a product designer inspires her to create eco-friendly products as well.

Angelica Hernandez

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Angelica is all about health and fitness and is a ProSupps official athlete. She balances her workout regime with her love for music, DJing, and raising her two beautiful children.

Rosa Acosta

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Rosa Acosta is a Latin model, ballet dancer, personal trainer, and entrepreneur. She created her own fragrance line and proudly promotes her signature scent “ROSA” by Rosa Acosta with her 1.4 million followers.

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