List of Hmong Americans
This is a list of notable Hmong 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 Hmong American or must have references showing they are Hmong American and are notable.
|Lists of Americans|
|By U.S. state|
|By ethnicity or nationality|
- Dia Cha, author, professor and anthropologist, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota
- Foung Hawj, pioneer Hmong-American broadcaster, media artist and Minnesota State Senator, elected in 2012
- Ahney Her, actress, best known as Sue Lor in Gran Torino
- Lormong Lo, former Omaha City Councilman
- Houa Vue Moua, author and community activist
- Mai Neng Moua, writer
- Mee Moua, Minnesota State Senator
- Vang Pao, Royal Lao Army Major General, revered Hmong Leader, commander of CIA-supported Hmong forces during the Laotian Civil War
- Vang Pobzeb, Hmong scholar; PhD, human rights and international relations expert; Laotian and Hmong refugee advocate
- Hang Sao, Hmong American activist, Lieutenant Colonel in the Royal Lao Army, advisor to the King of Laos in exile
- Brenda Song, Disney channel actress and teen star, known for The Suite Life of Zack & Cody and The Suite Life on Deck; "Song" is an anglicized spelling of "Xiong"
- Cy Thao, Minnesota State Representative
- Bee Vang, actor, best known as Thao Vang Lor in Gran Torino
- Chai Vang, ex-National Guardsman, now a convicted multiple murderer
- Cherzong Vang, Hmong community leader educator, youth advocate, Minnesota Lao Veterans of America past President, and Hmong Veterans' Naturalization Act of 2000 advocate
- Ka Vang, writer
- Doualy Xaykaothao, freelance American journalist and radio producer known for her work with NPR
- Zha Blong Xiong, first Asian American and Hmong American to serve on the Fresno City Council (2006)
- Xao "Jerry" Yang, the 2007 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion
- Kao Kalia Yang, writer and author of The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir
- Chiu, Jeannie (Summer 2004). ""I salute the spirit of my communities": Autoethnographic Innovations in Hmong American Literature". College Literature 31 (3): 43–69. doi:10.1353/lit.2004.0030. Archived from the original on 2007-11-10. Retrieved 2007-06-04.
- "Voters on St. Paul's East Side have elected the country's first Hmong-American legislator."
- Asiance magazine, June 2006
- New American Media, 28 Nov 2006 "Latinos Help Elect First Hmong City Council Member in California."