List of Haitian Americans

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This is a list of notable Haitian Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.[1]

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

Artists[edit]

Business[edit]

Culinary arts[edit]

  • Vanessa Cantave, co-founder and executive chef of the catering company Yum Yum

Crime[edit]

  • James Rosemond, Jimmy Henchman former American businessman involved in the rap music industry and convicted drug trafficker
  • Kendall Francois, serial killer

Entertainment[edit]

Dancers[edit]

Films and TV[edit]

Models[edit]

Music[edit]

Sports[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Football[edit]

Martial artists[edit]

Soccer[edit]

Sprinters and runners[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Other sports[edit]

Others[edit]

Fashion designers[edit]

  • Fabrice Simon, award-winning artist and fashion designer, best known for his handmade beaded dresses

Historical personalities[edit]

Lawyers[edit]

Literature[edit]

Medicine[edit]

Political figures[edit]

Religion[edit]

Other personalities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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