List of Egyptian Americans
This is a list of notable Egyptian Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.
|Lists of Americans|
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To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Egyptian American or must have references showing they are Egyptian American and are notable.
- Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb, a professor at University of Miami.
- Mahdy Elhusseiny (1968- Present), a professor at California State University.
- Alaa Abdelnaby (1968 – present), a professional basketball player.
- Allen Adham, a businessman.
- Ahmed Ahmed (1970 – present), an actor and comedian.
- Amr Awadallah, entrepreneur, co-founder of Cloudera
- Leila Ahmed (1940 – present), a professor.
- Shereef Akeel (1965 – present), a lawyer.
- Shihab S. Asfour, a professor.
- Ayaad Assaad (1948 - present), a microbiologist and toxicologist.
- Reda Athanasios (1954 - present), a CEO and Entrepreneur.
- Karine Bakhoum, a chef.
- Joe DeRosa (1977 - present), a comedian and author, adopted by Italian parents.
- Mohamed El-Aasser (1942 - present), current VP of International Affairs, Lehigh University, former Provost and VP Academic Affairs, Professor of Chemical Engineering
- Farouk El-Baz (1938 - present), a professor and former NASA scientist who contributed to the Apollo Program.
- Farida Osman (1995- present), a swimmer who competed in 2012 summer Olympics.
- Halim El-Dabh (1921) a composer, performer, and educator.
- Mohamed El-Erian (1958 - present), CEO of PIMCO and former president and CEO of the Harvard Management Company.
- Taher Elgamal (1955 - present), a cryptographer.
- Mostafa El-Sayed (1933 - present), a renowned scientist and university professor.
- Mona Eltahawy (1967 - present), a freelance journalist.
- Mamoun Fandy, a scholar.
- Stephen Adly Guirgis, a playwright.
- Gamal Helal (1954 - present), an interpreter and diplomat.
- Ahmed Ibrahim, the Cupid Cabbie of New York.
- Saad Eddin Ibrahim (1938 - present) a sociologist and author.
- Suzy Kassem (born 1975), film director, writer and poet.
- Rashad Khalifa (1935 – 1990) a biochemist.
- Sam Khalifa (1963 - present), a former Major League Baseball player.
- Ronnie Khalil, a stand-up comedian and actor.
- Asaad Kelada, a television director.
- Amir Khillah (1979 - present) a mixed martial artist.
- Hoda Kotb (1964 – present), a TV news anchor and host.
- Rami Malek (1981 – present), an actor.
- Wendie Malick (1950 – present), an actress and fashion model, Egyptian paternal grandfather
- Omar Metwally (1974 - present, an actor.
- Michael Mina (1969 - present), award-winning chef and restaurateur.
- Dalia Mogahed (1974 - present), a scholar and advisor to the U.S. President Barack Obama.
- Norsereddin (17th century?), an early settler in New York's Hudson Valley.
- Jehane Noujaim, a documentary film director.
- Ibrahim Oweiss (1931 - present), an economist, international economic advisor, and professor.
- Dina Powell (1973 – present), a politician.
- Feisal Abdul Rauf (1948 – present), a Sufi imam.
- Rushdi Said (1920 – 2013), a geologist.
- Kareem Salama (1978 - present), a country music singer.
- Kareem Hamdy (1980 - present), actor, technologist, and politician.
- Bahgat G. Sammakia, a mechanical engineer and professor.
- Omar Samhan (1988 – present), a professional basketball player.
- Fayez Sarofim, a fund manager.
- Mark Seif (1967 – present), a two-time World Series of Poker champion and TV show host.
- Sammy Sheik (1981 - present), an actor.
- Stephen T. Shippy, (1977 - present), a.k.a. Prozak, a rapper from Saginaw, Michigan.
- Nabih Youssef, a structural engineer.
- Ahmed I. Zayed, a mathematician.
- Ahmed Zewail (1946 – present), a Nobel Prize-winning chemist.
- Mohamed Amer (1985 - Present), an award-winning New York Architectural, Furniture, and Interior Designer, Filmmaker, Animator, Architectural Visualization Specialist, 3D Artist, Photographer, and Experience Designer.
- Sarah Fasha an actress and model