List of Cuban Americans

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This is a list of notable Cuban Americans, including immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

Athletes[edit]

Business[edit]

Education[edit]

Entertainment[edit]

Actors[edit]

Cartoonists[edit]

Directors, screenwriters and producers[edit]

Fashion[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Rock[edit]

Latin American popular music[edit]

Singers[edit]

Rap & hip-hop[edit]

Producers[edit]

Percussionists[edit]

Composers and/or bandleaders[edit]

Classical[edit]

Jazz[edit]

Folk, country and other music[edit]

Reality television contestants[edit]

Writers[edit]

For a more comprehensive list, see List of Cuban American writers.

Journalists[edit]

Government[edit]

United States ambassadors[edit]

Cabinet members[edit]

United States House of Representatives[edit]

2008 Congressional candidates[edit]

United States Senate[edit]

Federal government[edit]

Local government[edit]

State government[edit]

U.S. Commonwealth government[edit]

Judiciary[edit]

United States Armed Forces[edit]

World leaders[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Visual arts[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Juanita Castro, sister of former Cuban President Fidel Castro and incumbent President Raúl Castro; has lived in the United States since 1964 and is a naturalized citizen
  • Michelle Font, beauty queen who won Miss Washington USA and competed in the Miss USA pageant on April 11, 2008 at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada; of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent
  • Emilio Núñez (1855–1922), soldier, dentist, and politician
  • Manny Puig, Cuban born wildlife entertainer
  • Enrique Ros (died April 10, 2013), Cuban born businessman and activist opposed to Cuban president Fidel Castro
  • Andrea Louise Simon, community leader
  • Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, Cuban born lawyer; writer; historian; expert in the field of human rights and international law; retired high-ranking United Nations official; peace activist; since 2012 the United Nations Independent Expert on the Promotion of a Democratic and Equitable International Order (also known as Special Rapporteur), appointed by the United Nations Human Rights Council

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