List of Indian Americans

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This is a list of notable Indian 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 Indian American or must have references showing they are Indian American and are notable.

Academics[edit]

Dean/President[edit]

Mathematicians[edit]

Srinivasa Varadhan - Specialist in probability and winner of the Abel Prize and Steele Prize.

Scholars[edit]

Sugata Bose,professor of History in the Harvard University

Economics, New York University

International Professor of Economics Massachusetts Institute of Technology

University of California, Berkeley

Emeritus of Economics, University of Cambridge

English at the University of California, Berkeley .

Activists/Civil Rights[edit]

Arts, entertainment, performance[edit]

M. Night Shyamalan (right) and Bryce Dallas Howard at the Spanish premiere of The Village (2004 film).

Actors and actresses[edit]

Comedians[edit]

Culinary arts[edit]

Fashion designers[edit]

Model[edit]

Media[edit]

Fareed Zakaria - At the Mandalay Bay Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada.

Musicians[edit]

Tony Kanal of No Doubt (right) at the Grammy Awards

Business and industry[edit]

Founders / Entrepreneurs / Venture Capitalists[edit]

Sal Khan - Founder, The Khan Academy.

Business Executives[edit]

Indra Nooyi - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo.

Former[edit]

Literature[edit]

of several international bestselling business books.

Military[edit]

medicine physician, educator, entrepreneur, and combat veteran who served as a physician on the front lines in Iraq for nearly 15 months which is one of the longest combat deployments by a physician since World War II

Nobel Prize[edit]

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan - the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Thomas A. Steitz and Ada E. Yonath, "for studies of the structure and function of the ribosome".

Politics[edit]

Elected Officials[edit]

Bobby Jindal - Governor of Louisiana, first Indian American to become a governor of any state in US.

Civil Servants[edit]

Religion[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Siddhartha Mukherjee,winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction (2011)

medicine physician, educator, entrepreneur, and combat veteran who served as a physician on the front lines in Iraq for nearly 15 months which is one of the longest combat deployments by a physician since World War II

Sports[edit]

Yoga[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.google.co.in/search?q=indian+nba+player&rlz=1C1CHMO_en-GBIN556IN556&oq=indian+nba+player&aqs=chrome..69i57.4243j0j1&sourceid=chrome&es_sm=93&ie=UTF-8

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