List of Pakistani Americans

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The following is a list of notable Pakistani Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Pakistani American or must have references showing they are Pakistani American and are notable.

Academia, medicine and technology innovators[edit]

Professor Asad Abidi receiving the IEEE Pederson Award at ISSCC 2008
Professor Adil Najam during a talk at Deutsche Welle Building in Bonn, Germany on January 21, 2010

Business and finance[edit]

Media, art and entertainment[edit]

There are Urdu radio stations in areas with high Pakistani populations. Several cable and satellite providers offer Pakistani channels, including GEO TV,[52] ARY Digital,[53] and PTV.[54] Others have offered Pakistani content for subscription, such as when Pakistan played Australia for the Cricket World Cup in 1999. In July 2005, MTV premiered a spin-off network called MTV Desi which targets South Asian Americans in the US, including Pakistanis.[55] MTV Desi closed operations as part of the shutdown of MTV World in April 2007.[56]

Kamran Khan, also known as Lazarus, is a graduate of Wayne State University.

Military[edit]

US Army Sergeant Wasim Khan with President and First Lady George W. Bush and Laura Bush at the 2004 State of the Union Address

Pageant winners[edit]

Politics, government and law[edit]

Sada Cumber served as Special Envoy to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC) on February 27, 2008.

Sports[edit]

Writers[edit]

Bapsi Sidhwa at the 2008 Texas Book Festival

Militants[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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