List of Lebanese Americans

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Lebanese Americans
Ralph NaderChrista McAuliffeJamie Farr
Helen ThomasDarrell IssaTiffany
Tony ShalhoubJohn E. SununuJames Abourezk
Rima FakihRay LaHoodMarlo Thomas
Ralph Nader • Christa McAuliffe • Jamie Farr
Helen Thomas • Darrell Issa • Tiffany
Tony Shalhoub • John E. Sununu • James Abourezk
Rima Fakih • Ray LaHood • Marlo Thomas
Total population
504,000 (ancestry unknown)
0.16% of total population (2007)[1]
Regions with significant populations
Michigan, California, New York, Florida, Ohio, Massachusetts, Texas,[2] Illinois, Pennsylvania, Arizona, New Jersey, Washington
American English, Arabic, French, and Armenian
Predominantly Christianity (mostly Catholic), with minorities of Islam and Judaism
Related ethnic groups
Other Lebanese people and Arab diaspora, Syrian Americans, Turkish Americans, Cypriot Americans, Egyptian Americans, Armenian Americans and Greek Americans

This is a list of notable individuals born in the United States of Lebanese ancestry and/or people of Lebanese and American dual nationality who live or resided in the United States.

Arts and entertainment


Beauty pageant contestants

Entertainment personalities

Fashion designers



Education and academics

  • Charbel Farhat – Chair of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University; member of National Academy of Engineering
  • Joseph Aoun – president of Northeastern University
  • Robert Khayat – chancellor of the University of Mississippi








Other personalities




World Series of Poker Champions


See also


  1. ^ "B04003. Total Ancestry Reported". 2007 American Community Survey. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 15, 2008.
  2. ^ Every Culture – Lebanese American
  3. ^ Adamson, Jeremy; Sam Maloof (2001). The Furniture of Sam Maloof. W. W. Norton & Company. p. 2. ISBN 0-393-73080-8. |owned an orchard in Douma, Lebanon
  4. ^ Charles, David (May 27, 2010). "An Amazing Melting Pot of Religions and Faiths". Retrieved June 23, 2010.
  5. ^ Lee, Linda (March 9, 2003). "A NIGHT OUT WITH: John Ritter and Amy Yasbeck; Clowning and Autographing". The New York Times. Retrieved May 8, 2010.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g "Lebanese Americans". Lebanese Global Information Center. 2003–2005.
  7. ^ TY: Casey Kasem born as Kamal Amin Kasem
  8. ^ Being Catherine Keener from Entertainment Weekly, date 14 April 2006
  9. ^ The Persistence of Whiteness: Race and Contemporary Hollywood Cinema from Google Books
  10. ^ Drawn From Life
  11. ^ ^ Tony Shalhoub at the Internet Movie Database
  12. ^ "Vince Vaughn: Company". Archived from the original on March 23, 2006. Retrieved May 24, 2006.
  13. ^ Zoë Saldana: A Woman We Love from Esquire Magazine
  14. ^ "Emilio Estefan". Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel. May 2009.
  15. ^ Soraya Survivor from Cuerpo Magazine 2005
  16. ^ Prominent Lebanese Americans Archived 2007-12-21 at the Wayback Machine.
  17. ^ "Making a Difference". Washington D.C.: the Embassy of Lebanon. Archived from the original on March 8, 2007. Retrieved February 13, 2007.
  18. ^ a b "20 Years Later...Remembering Lebanese American Astronaut Christa McAuliffe" (PDF). Lebanese Monthly Magazine. February 2006. p. 18, Volume 1, Issue 2. Retrieved January 12, 2009.
  19. ^ Anne Barnard and Neil Swidey (March 27, 2003). "Commander's background a strength". Boston Globe. Retrieved December 3, 2008.
  20. ^ "Profile: ACT! for America" (PDF). Anti-Defamation League. Retrieved 2017-12-01.
  21. ^ Shain, Yossi (1999). Marketing the American Creed Abroad: Diasporas in the U.S. and Their Homelands. Cambridge University Press. p. 122. ISBN 052164531X.
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  25. ^ Politics and Propaganda: Weapons of Mass Seduction
  26. ^ Women in Congress: Mary Roase Oakar Archived 2012-02-22 at the Wayback Machine.
  27. ^ Ralph Nader: An Unreasonable Man
  28. ^ Embassy of Lebanon in Washington: Making a Difference Archived 2007-12-21 at the Wayback Machine. from
  29. ^ Elias James Corey – Autobiography
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  32. ^ "Kahlil Gibran (1883–1931)", biography at Cornell University library on-line site, retrieved December 3, 2008
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