August 15, 2005 03:32:41 GMT
Jennifer Lopez and Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa are among the nation's 25 most influential Hispanics according to Time Magazine
Diva from the block, Jennifer Lopez, has been chosen by Time magazine as one of influential Hispanics. The Latin beauty is one among the nation's 25 Most Influential Hispanics according to Time Magazine, which among others include Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez, American Civil Liberties Union executive director Anthony Romero, actress Salma Hayek, broadcaster Jorge Ramos and fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez. According to the explanation given by the magazine, Lopez was chosen for her rise from background dancer to chart-topping actress and singer.