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List of Filipino Americans

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is a list of Filipino Americans who have made significant contributions to the American culture, politics, or society. It also includes those with notable mentions in the American media.

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


Arts and letters



Graphic arts

Visual art


  • Dorothy Cordova – activist, professor, Co-founder of the Filipino American National Historical Society.
  • Fred Cordova – author, Filipinos: Forgotten Asian Americans; co-founder, Filipino American National Historical Society.
  • Dawn Mabalon - activist, author Little Manila is in the Heart: The Making of Filipina/o Community in Stockton, California,; Duke University Press, Journey for Justice, The Life of Larry Itliong; Bridge & Delta Publishing






Culinary arts


Fashion and pageantry



Health science






Television and film

Disc jockeys


  • Robert Lopez – composer, first Filipino American Oscar recipient.[76] Recipient of a Grammy Award, Emmy Award and a Tony Award; twelfth individual to achieve an EGOT.[77]
Rock music
Pop music
American Idol Contestants
Rap, hip hop
Music producers
International world music
Classical music
Other / miscellaneous genres
Musical groups
  • Pinay[disambiguation needed] - All-Filipina R&B singing group from the San Francisco Bay Area - Inevitable album released in 1997 by Classified Records
  • One Vo1ce – All-Filipina girl R&B/OPM singing group from the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Blue Scholars – Geo aka. Prometheus Brown, MC of the duo, is Filipino-American
  • Death Angel – thrash metal band
  • Kai – San Francisco Bay Area boy band
  • Drop N Harmony - San Francisco Bay Area R&B singing signed to Classified Records
  • 6th Day - San Francisco Bay Area R&B singing group - combination of Kai and Drop N Harmony
  • Julie Plug - Filipino alternative band based in California signed to Classified Records in the 1990s
  • Moonpools & Caterpillars – Filipino American rock band based in California in the 1990s
  • My American Heart – rock band
  • The Rocky Fellers – group was composed of four Filipino brothers and their father. Their hit song: "Killer Joe" reached No. 16 on the Billboard Hot 100 in April 1963.
  • Legaci – Filipino-American R&B band from the San Francisco Bay Area, California, formed in 1997. They are currently the backup singers for Canadian Pop-R&B singer Justin Bieber on the My World Tour.
  • Q-York – Filipino-American hip hop record production duo composed of Flava Matikz (DJ/producer) and Knowa Lazarus (songwriter/MC).

Reality show


  • Christine Gambito – American Internet personality, actress, and comedian; she maintains one of the most-subscribed-to channels on YouTube. Also appointed Ambassador of Philippine tourism
  • Anthony Padilla – famous YouTube celebrity; he is former one half of the comedy duo Smosh and is one of the most subscribed Youtubers on YouTube
  • Wil Dasovich – television personality, commercial model, celebrity endorser and famous Youtube vlogger. He won the Shorty Awards for Vlogger of the Year.
  • Bretman Rock



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