Colombian Independence Day: Meet Our 16 Favorite Colombian Celebs! (PHOTOS)

PHOTOS: Colombian Independence Day: 16 Colombian Celebs We Love!

Colombian Independence Day: Meet Our 16 Favorite Colombian Celebs! (PHOTOS)

PHOTOS: Colombian Independence Day: 16 Colombian Celebs We Love!

Adam Garcia Few people know that Adam Garcia--an Australian actor who is best known for his role as Kevin O'Donnell (Piper Perabo's boyfriend in the hit rom-com, "Coyote Ugly") is half-Colombian. Although Garcia was born in Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia, his father is from Colombia! Colombian Independence Day: Meet Our 16 Favorite Colombian Celebs! (PHOTOS)

PHOTOS: Colombian Independence Day: 16 Colombian Celebs We Love!

Adam Garcia Few people know that Adam Garcia--an Australian actor who is best known for his role as Kevin O'Donnell (Piper Perabo's boyfriend in the hit rom-com, "Coyote Ugly") is half-Colombian. Although Garcia was born in Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia, his father is from Colombia! Colombian Independence Day: Meet Our 16 Favorite Colombian Celebs! (PHOTOS)

Shakira  What can we say about the most famous Colombiana in the world? Shakira, who was born and raised in Baranquilla, wears her Colombian pride on her sleeve. Aside from representing Colombia all over the world with her immense talent, Shaki has also given back to her native country. In 1995, she founded the Pies Descalzos Foundation, a Colombian charity that provides education and meals for 4000 children.

PHOTOS: Colombian Independence Day: 16 Colombian Celebs We Love!

Shakira What can we say about the most famous Colombiana in the world? Shakira, who was born and raised in Baranquilla, wears her Colombian pride on her sleeve. Aside from representing Colombia all over the world with her immense talent, Shaki has also given back to her native country. In 1995, she founded the Pies Descalzos Foundation, a Colombian charity that provides education and meals for 4000 children.

Makenzie Vega  On CBS' hit show "The Good Wife," Makenzie Vega (who is Alexa Vega's younger sister), plays Grace, Alicia (Julianna Margulies) and Peter's (Chris Noth) naïve teenage daughter. If you've seen this gorgeous Colombiana act, then you know that talent runs in the family!

PHOTOS: Colombian Independence Day: 16 Colombian Celebs We Love!

Makenzie Vega On CBS' hit show "The Good Wife," Makenzie Vega (who is Alexa Vega's younger sister), plays Grace, Alicia (Julianna Margulies) and Peter's (Chris Noth) naïve teenage daughter. If you've seen this gorgeous Colombiana act, then you know that talent runs in the family!

Greg Giraldo The Bronx, NY native, was best known as a judge on "Last Comic Standing," and regular appearances on Comedy Central. Giraldo, whose parents hailed from Colombia and Spain, was just 44 years old when he passed away in September of 2010 from a drug overdose. He will always be one of our favorite Colombians. Colombian Independence Day: Meet Our 16 Favorite Colombian Celebs! (PHOTOS)

PHOTOS: Colombian Independence Day: 16 Colombian Celebs We Love!

Greg Giraldo The Bronx, NY native, was best known as a judge on "Last Comic Standing," and regular appearances on Comedy Central. Giraldo, whose parents hailed from Colombia and Spain, was just 44 years old when he passed away in September of 2010 from a drug overdose. He will always be one of our favorite Colombians. Colombian Independence Day: Meet Our 16 Favorite Colombian Celebs! (PHOTOS)

Red Bakers wedges for my Colombian Independence Day Outfit

Red Bakers wedges for my Colombian Independence Day Outfit

Juanes Juanes, who was born in Carolina del Príncipe, Colombia, has 17 Latin Grammys and one Grammy, and has sold over 15 million albums! And like Shakira, the global superstar cares about others, which is why he created the "Mi Sangre Foundation," an organization which helps victims of anti-personnel mines. (Oh, and did we mention that in 2005 Juanes was named one of the 100 most influential people by Time Magazine?). Yup, he's that cool!  Colombian Independence Day: Meet Our 16 Favorite

PHOTOS: Colombian Independence Day: 16 Colombian Celebs We Love!

Juanes Juanes, who was born in Carolina del Príncipe, Colombia, has 17 Latin Grammys and one Grammy, and has sold over 15 million albums! And like Shakira, the global superstar cares about others, which is why he created the "Mi Sangre Foundation," an organization which helps victims of anti-personnel mines. (Oh, and did we mention that in 2005 Juanes was named one of the 100 most influential people by Time Magazine?). Yup, he's that cool! Colombian Independence Day: Meet Our 16 Favorite

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