1. Rafael Amaya – Amaya has risen in the ranks of popular novela actors due to his leading roles in some of Telemundo’s action-packed novelas. But it is his role in “El Señor de los Cielos” that have helped him rank as the number one novela actor. In the 2016 Premios Tu Mundo he won a total of four awards.
2. Sebastian Rulli – Rulli starred alongside his current love (Angelique Boyer) in Univision’s “Tres Veces Ana”. He has been one of the hottest stars on Univision novelas and he and Angelique are pursued by the paparazzi.
3. Carlos Ponce – Ponce has been a novela star for several years and has even appeared in Hollywood movies. He starred in “Silvana sin Lana” on Telemundo and signed an exclusive contract with the network to star in other future novelas.
4. Erick Elias – Elias starred in Univision’s version of “El Hotel de Secretos” and he gave a stellar performance. His other recent novela on Univision is “El color de la Pasión“.
5. David Zepeda – Zepeda is considered one of the sexiest novela hunks and by his provocative posts on Instagram he is taking full advantage of his popularity. Zepeda starred in “Tres Veces Ana” on Univision.
6. Pedro Moreno – Moreno also had a leading role in “Tres Veces Ana” and his romantic scenes with Angelique Boyer were the talk of the novela world. We hope to see him soon be the main actor of a novela.
7. David Chocarro – Chocarro has the leading male role in the Telemundo novela “La Doña” with Aracely Arambula. He has many sultry scenes with Arambula keeping his female fans faithfully glued to their TVs five days a week.
8. Mauricio Ochmann – Ochmann portrayed Jose Maria “El Chema” Venegas on the hit series “El Señor de los Cielos” so Telemundo decided to do a spin-off and named the new series, well “El Chema.” These types of action-driven series is what’s taken Telemundo to the top of the ratings.
9. Gabriel Soto – Soto portrays David in “Vino el Amor” which is aired on Univision and his character is romantically involved with a woman 20 years younger. This blond actor has the gallant looks necessary to be a leading actor no matter how old he is.
10. Fernando Colunga – Colunga returned to the novela scene in 2016 in “Pasion y Poder” in which he played the evil Eladio Gomez. For his excellent portrayal of this character he was awarded Best Antagonist Actor at the 2016 TV y Novelas Awards.