List of Vietnamese Americans

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This is a list of notable Vietnamese Americans.

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

Arts and entertainment[edit]

Actors and actresses[edit]

Lana Condor

Anchors and reporters[edit]

Directors[edit]

Dance groups[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Artists and others[edit]

Business[edit]

Literature and journalism[edit]

Military[edit]

Viet Xuan Luong

Politics and law[edit]

Federal[edit]

California state legislators[edit]

Other state legislators[edit]

Local government[edit]

Other[edit]

Science and education[edit]

Han Dinh

Sports and games[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Fighting sports[edit]

Poker[edit]

  • Men Nguyen – professional poker player; as of 2010, his total live tournament winnings exceeded $9,700,000[61]
  • Qui Nguyen (poker player)2016 World Series of Poker Main Event Champion
  • Scotty Nguyen – professional poker player[62]
  • David Pham – professional poker, won two World Series of Poker bracelets and has made seven final tables at the World Poker Tour[63]
  • J.C. Tran – professional poker player; as of 2010, his total live tournament winnings amounted to $7,996,635
  • Mimi Tran – professional poker player; as of 2008, her total live tournament winnings exceeded $1,400,000[64]

Other sports[edit]

Religion[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ [2] "Vietnamese newcomer Ke Huy Quan makes a shrill debut..."
  4. ^ "Thuy Trang | Retro Junk". Archived from the original on April 20, 2006. Retrieved May 16, 2006. "Vietnamese-American actress, and was born in Saigon, South Vietnam."
  5. ^ [3] "Like most Vietnamese-Americans, I was going to pursue a career that’s often regarded as bringing honor to the family..."
  6. ^ "Mary Nguyen". wftv.com. Archived from the original on August 8, 2014.
  7. ^ LE, PHUONG (February 21, 1993). "Teen Pageant Winner Is as Asian-American as Apple Pie : Heritage: Mary Nguyen, the new Miss Teenage America, is the daughter of Vietnamese refugees. This 'girl next door' is a straight-A student and a cheerleader". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved March 27, 2016.
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  10. ^ [4] "CUONG VU is a Vietnamese born jazz trumpeter"
  11. ^ [5] "That is, after all, how the 34-year-old Vietnamese-American refugee became a successful..."
  12. ^ [6] "Dat Phan is actually my real name. It's actually derived from China, even though I'm Vietnamese"
  13. ^ "MARCH 2022". The Brooklyn Rail.
  14. ^ [7] "How Vietnamese Immigrant Johnny Dang Became Rap’s Favorite Jeweler"
  15. ^ "Smart Talk: Eric Ly, Co-Founder of LinkedIn".
  16. ^ [8] "Nguyen parlayed his ascending reputation and Onebox.com's buzz into an $850 million merger with Phone.com"
  17. ^ "Kieu Hoang". Forbes.
  18. ^ [9] Archived August 15, 2006, at the Wayback Machine "Aimee Phan offers her observations as a Vietnamese American..."
  19. ^ "UMass Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press". Archived from the original on July 19, 2006. Retrieved July 17, 2006.
  20. ^ "Monique Truong". Houghton Mifflin. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  21. ^ Andrew Lam
  22. ^ Lam, Andrew (2005). Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora. ISBN 1597140201.
  23. ^ "Thanh Thanh". Lexuannhuan.tripod.com. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  24. ^ Army Times http://www.armytimes.com/news/2009/07/ap_vietnamese_american_commander_072309/. Retrieved May 2, 2013. {{cite news}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  25. ^ Spc. Chris McKenna, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. "Rakkasans welcome incoming leadership". The Fort Campbell Courier. Archived from the original on January 23, 2013. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  26. ^ "Military Operations in Afghanistan". C-SPAN Video Library. December 28, 2010. Archived from the original on November 3, 2013. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  27. ^ Vanden, Tom (December 28, 2010). "Coalition attacks sap key insurgents in Afghanistan". Usatoday.Com. Retrieved May 2, 2013.
  28. ^ "PN684 - 64 nominees for Army, 114th Congress (2015-2016)". www.congress.gov. August 5, 2015. Retrieved November 10, 2015.
  29. ^ "Viet Dinh". Archived from the original on May 21, 2006. Retrieved May 16, 2006. "Like many Vietnamese immigrants, Dinh's emotional experience in his homeland steered him toward the Republican Party..."
  30. ^ "The History of Vietnamese Immigration". Archived from the original on May 4, 2006. Retrieved May 16, 2006. "Another notable Vietnamese American dedicated to public service is John Quoc Duong, who serves under President George W. Bush, as executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders."
  31. ^ "5 things to know about Stephanie Murphy, first Vietnamese-American woman elected to Congress". NBC News.
  32. ^ [10]"Jacqueline H. Nguyen of L.A. confirmed to U.S. 9th Circuit Court," Los Angeles Times. May 7, 2012
  33. ^ "Onetime Vietnam refugee confirmed to be a federal appeals judge". Los Angeles Times. May 8, 2012. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
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  35. ^ "Ambassador J. Peter Pham". U.S. Department of State. Retrieved November 12, 2020.
  36. ^ [11] "Orange County voters made Van Tran the highest-ranking Vietnamese American public official in the country this week when they elected him to the state Assembly."
  37. ^ [12] "Representative Bee Nguyen"
  38. ^ "'I knew that it was possible': Tram Nguyen ousts Republican state. Rep Jim Lyons in election upset". Boston.com. November 7, 2018. Retrieved November 22, 2018.
  39. ^ "Virginia's first Vietnamese-American legislator wants to inspire others to run". NBC News. Retrieved November 22, 2018.
  40. ^ [13] Archived August 3, 2006, at the Wayback Machine "Hubert Vo: First Vietnamese American State Legislator in Texas"
  41. ^ "4lancaotospeakofbridgin". Archived from the original on November 29, 2005. Retrieved May 16, 2006. "It is the first novel by a Vietnamese-American about the war experience and its aftermath..."
  42. ^ [14] "...led by Jarai-American Kok Ksor..."
  43. ^ "Obama's tech troops". POLITICO. Retrieved April 18, 2018.
  44. ^ "Uncle Sam Needs More Geeks – TechCrunch". techcrunch.com. Retrieved April 18, 2018.
  45. ^ "Người Việt tiêu biểu dưới 40 tuổi: Kathy Phạm". Nguoi Viet Online. March 18, 2015. Retrieved April 18, 2018.
  46. ^ "Biography of Han Dinh". Asianamerican.net. April 21, 1993. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  47. ^ "Postal Service Honored With White House Closing the Circle Awards for Biodiesel Fuel..." Prnewswire.com. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  48. ^ "Phỏng vấn kỹ sư Đinh Trường Hân, người quản lý kỹ thuật của hơn 200,000 xe hơi của bưu điện Mỹ". Voatiengviet.com. September 11, 2006. Retrieved March 4, 2014.
  49. ^ Pinborough, Elizabeth (November 24, 2010). "Bearing Her Testimony in a Different Way". Mormon Women Project. Retrieved July 31, 2019.
  50. ^ "Trinh -". Archived from the original on December 24, 2005.
  51. ^ [15] "Vietnamese-American astronomer"
  52. ^ merican Astronautical Society)|Dirk Brouwer Award]] (2006); author of Pilot's Life
    • Tran Ngoc Huu – inventor, mapping using map technology to layout internet social platform live map requests in 3D
  53. ^ Vo-Dinh has been ranked No. 43 on a list of the world's top 100 living geniuses in a survey conducted by Creators Synectics, a global consultants firm "Top 100 living geniuses". Telegraph.co.uk. London. October 31, 2007. Retrieved June 19, 2008.
  54. ^ [16] Archived December 5, 2016, at the Wayback Machine "Highly Cited Researchers - Thomson Reuters"
  55. ^ [17] "2015 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers affiliated with the UC System"
  56. ^ "Ludwig Cancer Research". Retrieved July 21, 2019.
  57. ^ [18] "Graves, the only Vietnamese-born player in the major leagues, left Saigon when he was only 14 months old."
  58. ^ [19] "Growing up as a skinny Vietnamese refuge, Cung Le was an easy target for bullies..."
  59. ^ "New School Pick of the Week: Dat Nguyen – Boxing News". Boxingscene.com. November 9, 2009. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  60. ^ "Fight Finder – Nam Phan's Mixed Martial Arts Statistics". Sherdog.com. March 13, 1983. Retrieved January 5, 2013.
  61. ^ [20] Archived December 13, 2017, at the Wayback Machine "Men Nguyen was born in Vietnam. At age 13 he quit school and began working as a bus driver. In 1978, when he was 24, he and other 87 Vietnamese people escaped from their native country by boat."
  62. ^ Yang, Jeff (October 27, 2005). "ASIAN POP All In". The San Francisco Chronicle.
  63. ^ [21] "Like other Vietnamese players..."
  64. ^ [22] Archived January 7, 2006, at the Wayback Machine "Such is already the case with Mimi Tran, a Vietnamese émigré..."
  65. ^ "San Diego's Brandon Nakashima on the move in ATP rankings". January 15, 2020. "Anh Pham moved on to tennis in his 30s when his legs could no longer keep up on the field and passed that game on to his children. None of them, however, took to it like his grandson, Brandon Nakashima..."
  66. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on March 7, 2006. Retrieved May 16, 2006.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) "Nguyen and 10 other Vietnamese boys were segregated to one team..."
  67. ^ Thai-Son Kwiatkowski
  68. ^ Twitter https://twitter.com/jwalters1/status/1373073931431636994. Retrieved March 20, 2021. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)