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The Dummies Guide to Spanish celebrities

The Dummies Guide to Spanish celebrities
Ryan Gosling and his Spanish fame-a-like, movie star Hugo Silva. Photo: Loic Venance/AFP/YouTube
Ever wondered who the Spanish Kim Kardashian is? And did you know Spain has its very own Justin Bieber? Read on to get the lowdown on the Spanish celebrities everyone should know.

Spain's celebrities are big news: You wouldn't expect anything less than a passionate commitment to fame from the country which founded the ¡Hola! franchise and pioneered the art of celebrity watching.

The county's 'famosos' are also an integral part of the cultural fabric, and are often even more colourful than international names known across the globe.

In this picture gallery, The Local profiles ten need-to-know names — right alongside their international counterparts. 

Click here to check out the Dummies Guide to Spanish celebrities.

Andrea Maltman

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