4. Selenis Leyva • Gloria Mendoza
Though raised in the Bronx, Selenis was born in Cuba and is of Cuban and Dominican descent.

5. Selenis Leyva • Gloria Mendoza
Selenis is a passionate supporter of the LGBT community and felt an instant connection to co-star Laverne Cox, the groundbreaking transgender (and Emmy nominated) actress, as her sister Marizol is also transgender.