The BRASH 10: Spanish TV Women

Myrka Dellanos
María Celeste Arrarás
Bárbara Mori
Dayanara Torres
Bárbara Bermudo
Kate Del Castillo
Candela Ferro
Giselle Blondet
Karyme Lozano
Myrka Dellanos María Celeste Arrarás Bárbara Mori Dayanara Torres Thalía Bárbara Bermudo Kate Del Castillo Candela Ferro Giselle Blondet Karyme Lozano
By RichardPFeria November 28, 2008
The Cuban-American former host of Univision's hit program Primer Impacto, Myrka Dellanos had a long-term, highly-publicized love affair with the Spanish speaking world's biggest star, Luis Miguel. She's been married three times, most recently to Ulysses Alonso in August 2008.
This Emmy Award-winning journalist is host, executive producer and managing editor of the daily information and entertainment program, Al Rojo Vivo. The live program is Telemundo's highest rated show and has solidified María Celeste Arrarás as the network's biggest name. The divorced Puerto Rican native is the mother of three children.
The Uruguayan stunner Bárbara Mori is one of Mexico's leading telenovela stars heading the cast of the highly-rated soap La Mujer De Mi Hermano (My Brother's Wife). She's currently dating actor and fashion designer José María Torre.
Dayanara Torres, a beautiful Puerto Rican-born actress and model, is more famous for two exes: as the ex-Miss Universe as well as the ex Mrs. Marc Anthony. In 2006, she starred in an American telenovela called Watch Over Me, based on the popular Argentinean series Resistiré (I Will Resist). Torres has dated actors Terrence Howard and Amaury Nolasco.
Widely regarded as the "Queen of the Telenovelas," Thalía has been a ratings juggernaut in Latin America for years. Married to Mariah Carey's ex-husband, music industry executive Tommy Mottola, Thalía is also a very successful recording artist in her own right.
This sexy journalist of Cuban descent is co-host of the popular information television program on Univision called Primer Impacto. A fixture on myriad award show red carpets, Bermudo has also had small roles in several motion pictures.
A veteran of more than 10 hugely successful Mexican telenovelas, Kate Del Castillo's is one of that country's biggest stars. Equally as famousl for her romantic life, Del Castillo was formerly married to Mexican soccer player, Luis García, and is currently seeing younger actor, Aarón Díaz.
This Argentinean beauty is the host of the weekend edition of Telemundo's hit program Al Rojo Vivo (María Celeste Arrarás hosts the weekday edition). Candela Ferro is also host of the E! Latin program Mil Preguntas, Una Estrella (A Thousand Questions, One Star).
A former telenovela star hailing from Puerto Rico, Giselle Blondet became a television host as part of Univision's highly-rated morning program Despierta América (Wake Up America). She's currently hosting Univision's hit reality show Nuestra Belleza Latina (Our Latin Beauty).
The Mexico City-born telenovela superstar Karyme Lozano also fashions herself to be a singer. Her latest success featured her starring role in the telenovela Amar Sin Límites (Love Without Limits)
You know you've seen them channel surfing on your HDTV on your way to catch the latest SportsCenter, those exotic sounding, incredibly beautiful goddesses of Spanish-language TV. With names like Candela, Dayanara, Karyme and Thalía, even speaking their names seems like an erotic experience. We've chosen 10 of the most famous—and ridiculously hot—women who burn up Spanish-language television sets across the country. Here's the incentive you needed to pick up the language, no? Sí. —Richard Pérez-Feria
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