Famous Immigrant Birthdays in June

Famous Immigrant Birthdays in June

CitizenPath recognizes June birthdays for famous, accomplished and notable immigrant Americans. Thank an immigrant for making the USA great. Immigration reform will help the best and brightest doctors, engineers, entertainers and entrepreneurs stay in the U.S.

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Alanis Morissette canadian american immigrant

Photo credit: Justin Higuchi

Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards, seven Grammy Awards, and was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards.

liam neeson irish american immigrant

Photo credit: Georges Biard

Liam John Neeson (born June 7, 1952) is an Irish American actor who has starred in numerous successful films. He rose to fame in his Academy Award-nominated performance in Steven Spielberg’s 1993 Schindler’s List.

anna kournikova russian american immigrant

Photo credit: Senior Airman Felicia Juenke, USAF

Anna Kournikova (born June 7, 1981) is a Russian American retired professional tennis player whose appearance made her name one of the most common search strings on Google by fans looking for images of the tennis star.

michael j fox canadian american immigrant

Photo credit: Paul Hudson

Michael J. Fox (born June 9, 1961) is a Canadian American TV and film actor, author and producer. He has won five Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and four Golden Globes Awards. He is best known for roles in Family Ties, Spin City, and Back to the Future movies.

natalie portman israeli american immigrant

Photo credit: Benjamin Ellis

Natalie Portman (born June 9, 1981) is an Isreali American actress who gained notoriety as Padmé Amidala in the Star Wars prequel trilogy. Portman has an Academy Award in addition to two Golden Globes and several other awards.

john augustus roebling german american immigrant

Photo credit: Brooklyn Museum

John Augustus Roebling (June 12, 1806 – July 22, 1869) was a German American civil engineer who is famous for his wire rope suspension bridge designs, in particular the Brooklyn Bridge.

raj reddy indian american immigrant

Photo credit: Vinod Vemuru

Dabbala Rajagopal “Raj” Reddy (born June 13, 1937) is an Indian American computer scientist and one of the early pioneers of artificial intelligence. He has served on the faculty of Stanford and Carnegie Mellon for over 40 years and was given the prestigeous Turing Award in 1994.

vic gundotra indian american immigrant

Photo credit: Jolie O’Dell

Vivek “Vic” Gundotra (born June 14, 1968) is an Indian American computer executive and current Senior Vice President, Social for Google. Before joining Google, Gundotra spent many years in leadership positions at Microsoft.

taylor wang chinese american immigrant

Photo credit: NASA

Taylor Gun-Jin Wang (born June 16, 1940) is a Chinese American scientist and astronaut who was the first ethnic Chinese person to go into space. Wang was a payload specialist on the Space Shuttle Challenger mission STS-51-B.

nicole kidman australian american immigrant

Photo credit: Eva Rinaldi

Nicole Mary Kidman (born June 20, 1967) is an Australian American actress and film producer. The Academy Award-winning actress has starred in countless blockbuster films such as Dead Calm, Days of Thunder, Moulin Rouge! and The Hours.

pierre omidyar iranian american immigrant

Photo credit: Joi Ito

Pierre Morad Omidyar (born June 21, 1967) is a French-born Iranian American entrepreneur and philanthropist. As the founder and chairman of the eBay auction site, Omidyar became a billionaire.

Eleuthère Irénée du Pont french american immigrant

Éleuthère Irénée du Pont de Nemours (June 24, 1771 – October 31, 1834) was a French American chemist and industrialist who founded the chemical company that bears his name, DuPont.

John Shalikashvili polish american immigrant

Photo credit: U.S. Army

General John Shalikashvili (June 27, 1936 – July 23, 2011) was a Polish American U.S. Army general who served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Supreme Allied Commander. Shalikashvili was the first foreign-born man to become Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

elon musk canadian american immigrant south africa

Photo credit: Heisenberg Media

Elon Musk (born June 28, 1971) is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, investor and inventor. He is currently the CEO & CTO of SpaceX and CEO of Tesla Motors. He is the founder of multiple companies, most notably SpaceX, PayPal, and Tesla Motors. Read more…

billy wilder austrian american immigrant

Photo credit: PBS

Billy Wilder (June 29, 1906 – March 27, 2002) was an Austrian American screenwriter, director and producer who was considered one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood’s golden age.

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