Kate del Castillo: Photos of the Billboard Latin Music Awards Host

Kate del Castillo

On April 14, Broadway World announced that actress Kate del Castillo will be hosting the 2017 Billboard Latin Music Awards. The Mexican and American actress rose to fame at 18, after booking the leading role in the telenovela Muchachitas in 1991. She has since led a prominent career in Latin America, and has starred in a number of supporting roles in acclaimed Hollywood films and television series, like American Family, The Cleaner, Weeds, and CSI: Miami. Del Castillo will be hosting tonight's event with entertainer Carlos Ponce, and a number of celebrated artists are expected to perform at the event, including Daddy Yankee, Luis Fonsi, Wisin, J. Balvin, Yandel, Ozuna, Luis Figueroa, Pedro Capo, Christian Pagan, Bad Bunny, Reik, Vin Diesel and Blue Man Group. Click through our gallery to learn more about host and actress Kate del Castillo. (Getty)