List of Afghan Americans
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This is a list of notable Afghan Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.
Pashtuns of Pakistan are not included on this list due to the Durrand Agreement.
To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Afghan American or must have independent references showing they are Afghan American and are notable.
- Zalmay Khalilzad – United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 2007 to 2009
- Ali Ahmad Jalali – Distinguished Professor at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C.
- Abdul W. Haqiqi – Economist
- Nazif Shahrani – Professor of anthropology at Indiana University
- Lina Rozbih – News anchor at Voice of America's TV Ashna 
- Khaled Hosseini – Author of two books, including the Kite Runner
- Tamim Ansary – Author
- Mithaq Kazimi – Filmmaker
- Jawed Wassel – Filmmaker (killed on October 3, 2001)
- Azita Ghanizada – Actress and TV host
- Nabil Miskinyar – Television anchor
- Fariba Nawa – Journalist
- Farhad Darya – Afghan singer
- Naim Popal – Afghan singer
- Mariam Wafa – Afghan singer
- Haidar Salim – Afghan Singer
- Ehsan Aman – Afghan singer
- Qader Eshpari – Afghan singer
- Vida Samadzai – Beauty for a Cause of Miss Earth 2003
- Zohra Daoud – Miss Afghanistan 1974