Talk show host MYRKA DELLANOS has been named PEOPLE EN ESPANOL magazine's Latin Star Of The Year.

The PRIMER IMPACTO presenter, 38, remains favourite among Latin readers, despite her stormy private life.

The mother-of-one is currently dating Mariah Carey's ex love, Mexican singer Luis Miguel, after two divorces, and recent rumours suggest Miguel may become her third husband.

People en Espanol editor RICHARD PEREZ-FERIA explains, "Myrka definitely made news in 2004."

Dellanos says, "I don't think my personal life has influenced my professional life."

Other Latin stars honoured in the publication include Marc Anthony's ex-wife Dayanara Torres, TV presenter Maria Celeste Arraras, ranchera singer Alejandro Fernandez and soap actor EDUARDO SANTAMARINA.

01/11/2004 10:39