List of Arab Americans

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This is a list of Arab Americans, it includes prominent Arab American individuals from various fields, such as business, science, entertainment, sports and fine arts.

List[edit]

Academics[edit]

Beauty pageants[edit]

Business[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Media[edit]

  • Paul Ajlouny, founder of the Palestinian newspaper Al-Fajr
  • Jim Avila, correspondent for ABC News "20/20", half Lebanese
  • Jamal Dajani, television producer and Middle East analyst, Palestinian
  • Paula Faris, television correspondent and personality, half Lebanese[35]
  • Hala Gorani, CNN International anchor, Syrian[36]
  • Anwar Hadid, television personality and model, half Palestinian descent
  • Bella Hadid, television personality and model, half Palestinian descent
  • Gigi Hadid, television personality and model, half Palestinian descent
  • Ray Hanania, former Chicago City Hall political reporter, columnist; Palestinian-American
  • Hoda Kotb, TV host and journalist, Egyptian descent
  • Diane Rehm, American public radio talk show host
  • Anthony Shadid, journalist, Lebanese descent
  • Helen Thomas, journalist, Lebanese

Military[edit]

Politics[edit]

Scientists[edit]

Sports[edit]

Writers, journalists and activists[edit]

Others[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  34. ^ Zappa[5] "My ancestry is Sicilian, Greek, Arab and French. My mother's mother was French and Sicilian, and her Dad was Italian (from Naples), she was first generation. The Greek-Arab side is from my Dad..."
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  44. ^ Abboud[6] "Lebanese Abboud was the first designer to win the CFDA award as Best Menswear Designer two years in a row"
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  47. ^ said Bishara, his last name is Syrian, and his father came to the United States in the first half of the 20th century from that country
  48. ^ Lightner[7] "The press would never print that I was an Arab-American. So, when I started doing live media, I'd bring it up."
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  50. ^ "Palestinian activist convicted of immigration fraud in Detroit". Reuters. 

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