CitizenPath recognizes birthdays this week for famous, respected and accomplished Americans with immigrant roots:
Nimrata “Nikki” Randhawa Haley (born January 20, 1972) is an Indian American politician and the 116th Governor of South Carolina.
Fareed Zakaria (born January 20, 1964) is an Indian American journalist and author. He is the editor-at-large of Time and the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS.
Hakeem Olajuwon (born January 21, 1963) is a African American NBA center who played most of his career with the Houston Rockets and won the MVP award in 1994.
Mischa Barton (born January 24, 1986) is an English American film, television, stage actress, and occasional fashion model best known for her role as Marissa Cooper in The OC.