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List of Filipino Americans
This is a list of
who have made significant contributions to the Filipino Americans 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
Jose B. Cruz, Jr., Ph.D. – Distinguished Professor of Engineering, The Ohio State University
Conrado Gempesaw, Ph.D. – 17th President, St. John's University, New York City 
Ruth Elynia S. Mabanglo, Ph.D. – Professor of Philippine Literature, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching, 1996 
Kevin Nadal, Ph.D. – Professor of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; author, Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice; former president of Asian American Psychological Association 
Baldomero Olivera, Ph.D. – Distinguished Professor of Biology, University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah; first Fil-Am member of the United States National Academy of Sciences; 2007 Harvard University Scientist of the Year. 
Rhacel Parrenas, Ph.D. – Professor of American Studies and Sociology at Brown University. World-renowned academic, has delivered lectures at over 100 colleges and universities in Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
E. San Juan, Jr., Ph.D. – Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute, Harvard University
Craig Abaya. – Director of Digital Media & Entertainment Programs, San Francisco State University, 2000–2014
Trinity Ordona, Ph.D. – Professor of American Studies, City College of San Francisco, 2001–present Vivian M. Vasquez, Ph. D - Multi-award winning Professor of Education at American University in Washington, DC, and the author of a dozen books on the subject of education and literacy.
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.
Byron Acohido – 1997 Pulitzer Prize awardee;
 prose novelist. 
Leah Borromeo – journalist and documentary filmmaker 
Natasha Brown – anchor, KYW in Philadelphia
Cher Calvin – anchor, KTLA Channel 5 Los Angeles
Katherine Creag – reporter, WNBC in New York City
Ernabel Demillo – TV host
Veronica De La Cruz – MSNBC news anchor
Rovilson Fernandez — TV host, model, editor
Emil Guillermo – award-winning journalist, writer, and broadcaster. First Filipino American to anchor a regularly scheduled national news program, NPR "All Things Considered," May 1989. Winner of American Book Award, 2000.
Cassidy Hubbarth – ESPN Anchor
Noel Izon - documentary filmmaker
Kristine Johnson – anchor, WCBS-TV New York
Lloyd LaCuesta, television journalist, KTVU South Bay bureau chief
David Lat – legal commentator and author, founder of Above the Law (website)
Claire Leka – former CNN business reporter
Pat Loika – Comic podcaster
Elita Loresca – former NBC4 Los Angeles weathercaster and meteorologist.
Michelle Malkin – commentator on FOX News, author
Jean Martirez – anchor for KTTV Fox 11 in Los Angeles
Cheryl Diaz Meyer – 2004 Pulitzer Prize Winner  
Libertito Pelayo – publisher and editor-in-chief, Filipino Reporter newspaper.
Maria Quiban – meteorologist & news anchor, KTTV/KCOP-TV in Los Angeles
Elaine Quijano – correspondent at CBS News, formerly with CNN
Victoria Recaño – correspondent on such programs as and The Insider . Inside Edition
Maria Ressa – journalist and author, co-founder of Rappler
Frances Rivera – journalist and television news anchor for Boston's NBC affiliate WHDH, New York's CW affiliate WPIX and NBC News
Alex Tizon – 1997 Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting, Seattle Times; author of "Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self," Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.  
Corky Trinidad – Honolulu Star Bulletin editorial cartoonist, 1939–2009
Pablo S. Torre - sportswriter & columnist for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine
Jose Antonio Vargas – 2008 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Journalism for his work with the Washington Post; DREAM Act advocate; undocumented immigrant   Mona Lisa Yuchengco – founder, Filipinas magazine.
Peter Bacho – author of the American Book Award winning novel Cebu
Cecilia Manguerra Brainard – author of , When the Rainbow Goddess Wept Magdalena
Carlos Bulosan – author, . America Is in the Heart 
Regie Cabico – Slam poet and performer. 
Elaine Castillo - author, America Is Not the Heart.
Gilbert Luis R. Centina III – novelist and award-winning poet.
Melissa de la Cruz – author of teen lit series The Au Pairs, The Ashleys, and Blue Bloods
Alex Gilvarry – author of From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant and Eastman Was Here
Vince Gotera – poet and editor of the North American Review
Jessica Hagedorn – playwright and author, , Dogeaters , The Gangster of Love Dream Jungle
Tess Uriza Holthe – author of When the Elephants Dance
Ma. Luisa Aguilar Igloria – award-winning poet
Erin Entrada Kelly - author of , which won the Hello, Universe Newbery Medal.
R. Zamora Linmark – author of Rolling the R's
Aimee Nezhukumatathil – award-winning poet and professor
Barbara Jane Reyes – poet
Al Robles – activist and poet, author of Rappin' With Ten Thousand Carabaos in the Dark
Randy Romero – writer
Eileen Tabios – poet
Lysley Tenorio – author of Monstress
Alex Tizon – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of "Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self" Jose Garcia Villa – poet, writer, generationalist; pre-Beat Generation influence.
Lea Salonga - Broadway and West End actress. She is a Tony, Olivier, Drama Desk, and OCC Award winner. Lea was the singing voice for Princess Jasmine and Mulan in the Walt Disney movies. She was also most recently nominated for a Grammy Award for being in the cast of the most recent Broadway revival of Once on This Island
Joan Almedilla – Broadway actor, , Miss Saigon Les Misérables
Jon Jon Briones - Broadway, West End and television actor, , Miss Saigon , The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story American Horror Story: Apocalypse
Rachelle Ann Go - Broadway and West End actress. Credits include Gigi in , Miss Saigon Fantine in , and Les Misérables Eliza Schuyler Hamilton in . Hamilton
Jose Llana – Broadway actor, Drama Desk Award winner.
Robert Lopez – composer, Tony Award Winner, writer of " Let It Go" from the movie . Frozen
Deedee Magno Hall – cast member, national touring and San Francisco cast of ; former Wicked mouseketeer
Paolo Montalbán – Broadway and television actor 
Eva Noblezada - Broadway and West End actress. Credits include Kim in the Broadway and West End revivals of , Miss Saigon Éponine in West End's , and originating Les Misérables Eurydice in . Half Filipino (Paternal side), Half Mexican (Maternal side). Hadestown
Ralph Peña – founding member and artistic director, Ma-Yi Theater Company George Salazar – Broadway actor, , Godspell Be More Chill
Fashion and pageantry
Macel Wilson - Miss USA 1962
Sonya Balmores – Miss Hawaii Teen USA 2004
Angela Perez Baraquio – Miss America 2001
Danielle Castaño – Binibining Pilipinas-World 2008
Ginger Conejero – Miss Philippines-Air 2006, Television Host/Reporter
Alice Dixson – Binibining Pilipinas-International 1986, Actress and Model
Laura Dunlap – Miss Philippines Earth 2003
Jamie Herrell – Miss Earth 2014 and Miss Philippines Earth 2014
Kristina Janolo – Miss Florida 2011
Krista Kleiner – Binibining Pilipinas-International 2010, Actress, Martial Artist, Singer, Dancer and Composer 
Christi McGarry — Binibining Pilipinas-Intercontinental 2015
Katarina Rodriguez - Miss World Philippines 2018, Model, Athlete 
Vanessa Minnillo – Miss Teen USA 1998, Actress and Television Host
Robyn Watkins – Miss Oklahoma USA 2006
Patricia Tumulak – Miss Philippines-Fire 2009 Megan Young – Miss World 2013, Miss World Philippines 2013, Actress, Model, Television Host and VJ
Eduardo Macalino, M.D.,
Brooklyn – President, Philippine Medical Association of America, under the auspices of the American Medical Association 
Fe del Mundo, MD – first Asian and female student at Harvard Medical School
Kevin Nadal, Ph.D. – Associate Professor of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York City; author, Filipino American Psychology: A Handbook of Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice 
Maria P. P. Root – psychologist Mariano Yogore (1921–2006) – Professor and Head of Institute of Public Health.
Jesse Aliganga – Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps. Killed in action during 1998 embassy bombing in Nairobi, Kenya Babette Bolivar –
Rear Admiral (Lower Half), U.S. Navy. Women Divers Hall of Fame inductee. 
Raquel C. Bono – Rear Admiral (Lower Half), U.S. Navy. Command Surgeon, United States Pacific Command   
Jose Calugas – Captain, U.S. Army. Medal of Honor recipient, World War II
Cary C. Chun – Brigadier General, U.S. Air Force, retired. Former Commander, 50th Space Wing, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado. First U.S. Air Force General Officer of Filipino descent.
Anatolio B. Cruz – Rear Admiral (Lower Half), U.S. Navy. Deputy Commander, United States Fourth Fleet  
John R. D’Araujo Jr. – Major General, U.S. Army, retired. First Filipino American to be promoted to Major General; former Director of the Army National Guard Bureau. Former Director of the Recovery Division for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)   
Rudolph Davila – First Lieutenant, U.S. Army. Medal of Honor recipient, World War II
Florence Finch – Seaman second class, U.S. Coast Guard. Medal of Freedom recipient for actions during the occupation of the Philippine Islands in World War II
Oscar Hilman – Brigadier General, U.S. Army, retired.    
Eleanor Mariano – Rear Admiral (Lower Half), U.S. Navy, retired. First Filipino American to be promoted to a flag officer rank; former White House physician Victorino Mercado – Rear Admiral (Lower Half), U.S. Navy. First Filipino American
Surface Warfare Officer to achieve flag rank 
José B. Nísperos – first Asian Medal of Honor recipient. Ronald Ravelo –
Captain, U.S. Navy. First Filipino American commander of an aircraft carrier 
Eldon Regua – Major General, U.S. Army Reserve. Former Commanding General, 75th Division (BCTD); only non-retired Filipino American general officer  
Edward Soriano – Lieutenant General U.S. Army, retired. Former Commanding General of I Corps
Ramon S. Subejano – Private First Class, U.S. Army. Silver Star recipient, World War II
Benigno G. Tabora – Sergeant Major, U.S. Army. Purple Heart recipient, World War II
Antonio Taguba – Major General, U.S. Army, retired. Author of the Taguba Report
Telesforo Trinidad – Fireman Second Class, U.S. Navy. Only Asian American naval recipient of the Medal of Honor Eleanor Valentin – Rear Admiral (Lower Half), Medical Corps, U.S. Navy. Commander, Naval Medical Support Command 
Peter Aduja – State Legislature, Hawaii. First Filipino American elected in the United States.
Larry Asera – First Filipino American elected to a city council in the continental United States (1973) 
Steve Austria – Republican congressman from Beavercreek, Ohio. 
Rob Bonta – First Filipino American California State Legislator
Thelma Buchholdt – First female Filipino American state legislator (1974); first Asian American to be elected President of the National Order of Women Legislators (1987).
Christopher Cabaldon – Mayor of West Sacramento, California, born in 1965.
Benjamin J. Cayetano – First Filipino American governor in the U.S., for the state of Hawaii.
John Ensign – U.S. Senator from Nevada; his great grandmother is from the Philippines 
Jose Esteves – Current Mayor of Milpitas, California. Assumed office in 2002; served as a member of the City Council from 1998 to 2002.
Tony Fulton; member of Nebraska State Legislature.
Mike Guingona – Council Member and Former Mayor of Daly City, California.
Lorraine Rodero Inouye – Hawai'i state senator, former Mayor of Hawaii County and the first Filipino-American woman to serve as mayor of a U.S. County.
Donna Mercado Kim – Hawai'i state senator, former President of the Hawaiʻi Senate. Rolando Lavarro, Jr. –
Jersey City council president, elected to city council in 2011. 
John W. Marshall, Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Director of the U.S. Marshals Service, his mother is of Filipino descent.
Thurgood Marshall, Jr., White House senior staff member during the Clinton Administration, his mother is of Filipino descent. Benjamin Menor – Filipino American State Legislator, Hawaii, 1962.
 Jeff Moneda - City Manager of
Foster City, California. 
Mona Pasquil – in November 2009, became the first woman to serve as acting lieutenant governor of California  
David Pendleton – former Minority Floor Leader, Hawaii House of Representatives
Sean David Reyes – Utah Attorney General and first ethnic minority elected to state office in Utah; father is Filipino, father's first cousin was 7th President of the Philippines, Ramon Magsaysay.
Bobby Scott – U.S. Congressman (D. Va.), maternal grandfather is Filipino. 
Michele J. Sison – US ambassador to the United Arab Emirates.
Kris Valderrama – Member of the Maryland House of Delegates, representing the 26th District. Ron Villanueva – Member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 21st District. A former member of the Coast Guard Reserves, he is also an alumnus of Old Dominion University.
Oscar A. Solis – First Filipino American Roman Catholic bishop in the United States, 10th Bishop of Salt Lake City Bruce Reyes-Chow – The first Filipino American head of a major denomination in the U.S. (mother is American-born Filipino), was elected to a two-year term as Moderator of the 218th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on June 21, 2008. 
Television and film
Ruthie Alcaide – MTV Real World Hawaii cast
Benjamin Alves – actor
Kaye Abad – actress
Craig Abaya – film producer/director ( p.g.a.), musician, educator, and photographer.
Neile Adams – actress
Gerald Anderson – actor, model
Nicole Gale Anderson – actress ( and Jonas ) Beauty & the Beast
Siena Agudong – actress ( , Star Falls and Alex & Me ) No Good Nick
Ruben Aquino – Disney animator ( and The Lion King ) The Little Mermaid
Ashley Argota – actress, singer, musician ( , True Jackson VP , Bucket & Skinner's Epic Adventures , The Fosters ) How to Build a Better Boy
Cecilio Asuncion - director, host, producer, filmmaker, and executive.
Jon Jon Augustavo – award-winning filmmaker and music video director known for Macklemore – " Thrift Shop", " Can't Hold Us", " Same Love"
Alley Baggett – model, actress.
Brandon Baker – actor ( and Johnny Tsunami ) Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board
Tippy Dos Santos – singer, actress
Kimee Balmilero – member of the American version of Hi-5, a children's musical group 
Dante Basco – actor, dancer, rapper, poet
Dion Basco – actor
Jacob Batalon – actor
Dave Bautista – former professional mixed martial artist, and former professional wrestler, Currently part of an ensemble cast in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy.  
Paris Berelc – actress ( , Mighty Med , Invisible Sister , Lab Rats: Elite Force ) Alexa & Katie
Joy Bisco – actress
Jameson Blake – actor, dancer and television personality
Eileen Boylan – actress ( , South of Nowhere ). General Hospital
Q. Allan Brocka – director, producer, actor, best known for directing the film and its sequel. Eating Out
Cher Calvin – actress, news anchor ( ), Miss New York first runner up KTLA Morning News
Wendy Calio – actress, dancer, singer ( ) Imagination Movers
Donita Rose – actress
Jade Villalon – actress, singer and songwriter
Louie del Carmen – story artist, ; storyboard artist, Disney Channel's DreamWorks Animation , Nickelodeon's Kim Possible , Invader Zim and Rugrats . The Mighty B!
Ronnie del Carmen – story supervisor, ; storyboard artist, Finding Nemo Batman: The Animated Series
T.V. Carpio – actress
Tia Carrere – actress and singer ( , Relic Hunter , Wayne's World ) Wayne's World 2
Phoebe Cates – actress. fr 
Christina Chang – actress, ( , 24 , CSI: Miami , Private Practice ) Nashville
Pia Clemente – first Filipino to be nominated for a competitive Academy Award for the live-action short, (2004) Our Time Is Up
Emy Coligado – actress, (Piama, Francis' wife, ). Malcolm in the Middle
Max Collins – actress and model
Michael Copon – actor (Blue Ranger in , Power Rangers Time Force ) Bring It On: In It to Win It
Rik Cordero – director
Billy Crawford – actor, singer
Darren Criss – actor/singer (Blaine Anderson in and Glee Andrew Cunanan in ), mother is an immigrant from the Philippines The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
Christina Cuenca – Miss Louisiana USA 2006; actress
Jake Cuenca – actor and soccer player
Mark Dacascos – actor and martial arts expert
Charles Michael Davis – actor and model
Marpessa Dawn – actress 
Billy Dec – Emmy Award-winning actor/producer ( Empire, Criminal Minds, Today Show)
Dean Devlin – screenwriter and producer of many films including , Independence Day and Godzilla , also occasional Stargate actor 
Ivan Dorschner – actor, model and former Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Clash of 2010 5TH big placer
Kyle Echarri – singer and songwriter The Voice Kids (Philippines season 2) finalist
Andi Eigenmann – actress
Mar Elepano – filmmaker, production supervisor of the John C. Hench Lab, Division of Animation and Digital Arts, USC School of Cinematic Arts
Tommy Esguerra – actor, model and former Pinoy Big Brother 737 2015 2nd big placer
Allen Evangelista – actor ( ) The Secret Life of the American Teenager
Ava Fabian – actress, model
Roshon Fegan – actor ( ) Shake It Up (TV series)
Von Flores – actor
Joel de la Fuente – actor
Charles Gemora – Hollywood makeup artist
Raymond Gutierrez – actor and model, twin brother of Richard Gutierrez
Richard Gutierrez – actor and model
Angelica Hale – actress, contestant, student and singer
Melissa Howard – actress-comedienne, MTV Real World New Orleans cast.
Vanessa Hudgens – half-Filipino actress, singer, dancer and television star ( ). High School Musical  
Stella Hudgens – half-Filipino actress
Diana Lee Inosanto – actress, stuntwoman, film director ( ). The Sensei
Cris Judd – actor, dancer, choreographer and former husband of Jennifer Lopez, lead dancer of Michael Jackson and work with different singers, appeared on Unfabulous, Eve, Half & Half and Everybody Loves Raymond
Tessa Keller, model and reality television personality
Abigail Kintanar – actress, host, reality show vixen. VH1's CelebReality Star "Red Oyster" 
Jo Koy – stand-up comedian
Jennie Kwan – actress ( ) California Dreams
Tony Labrusca – actor, model and singer
Lalaine – television star ( ). Lizzie McGuire 
Liza Lapira – actress ( , Crazy, Stupid, Love , 21 , Fast & Furious , NCIS , Traffic Light ) 9JKL
Kris Lawrence - singer
Sharon Leal – half-Filipino, half-African American actress ( , Boston Public , Dreamgirls ) Why Did I Get Married?
Reggie Lee – actor
Kaylani Lei – adult film star
Matthew Libatique – cinematographer ( , Requiem for a Dream , The Fountain and Inside Man ) Iron Man
Xian Lim – actor and model
Tiffany Limos – actress
BarBara Luna – actress
Manila Luzon - drag queen, recording artist, comedian, and reality television personality ( and RuPaul's Drag Race ) RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars
Tara Macken - actress
Camille Mana – actress ( ) One on One
Edu Manzano – actor and politician
Luis Manzano – model and television host
Alec Mapa – actor and comedian ( ). Half & Half
Jessica Marasigan – actress, model, beauty queen and former Pinoy Big Brother 737 2015 housemate
Anna Maria Perez de Taglé – actress ( , Hannah Montana , Camp Rock , the 2009 remake of Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam ), former Fame contestant; granddaughter of Filipina singer, Star Search Sylvia La Torre.
Ayra Mariano – actress and model
Bruno Mars – singer and dancer
Marie Matiko – actress ( ) The Art of War
Caitlin McHugh – actress and model ( ) The Vampire Diaries
Chad McQueen – actor, film producer, martial artist and race car driver in 1984 and 1986 The Karate Kid The Karate Kid Part II
Steven R. McQueen – actor ( ) The Vampire Diaries
Sam Milby – actor, model
Vanessa Minnillo – MTV VJ and former Miss Teen USA
Shay Mitchell – Filipino-Canadian TV and movie personality.
Mimi Miyagi ( née Melody Damayo)– adult film star, former candidate for Governor of Nevada
Paolo Montalban – actor ( ), model Mortal Kombat: Conquest
Troy Montero – actor
Rex Navarrete – comedian, voice actor in Myx channel's cartoon The Nutshack
Belinda Panelo – MTV VJ
Angelica Panganiban – actress and comedienne
Van Partible – creator/director/writer of cartoon series Johnny Bravo
Jennifer Paz – actress, most notable for voice of Lapis Lazuli ( Steven Universe)
Nia Peeples – actress and singer
Lou Diamond Phillips – actor
Charee Pineda – actress and politician
Jay R – R&B singer
Shelby Rabara – actress and dancer, most notable for the voice of Peridot ( ) Steven Universe
Sue Ramirez – Filipino actress, whose father is an American citizen.
Victoria Recaño – correspondent ( ), actress ( The Insider ) CSI: Miami
Sheryn Regis – singer, actress
Ernie Reyes Jr. – actor, martial artist
Conrad Ricamora – singer and actor ( ) How to Get Away with Murder
Jackie Rice – actress
Alden Richards (Richard Faulkerson) – actor, singer
Melissa Ricks – actress
Olivia Rodrigo – actress ( , Bizaardvark ) High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
Tom Rodriguez – actor and former Pinoy Big Brother: Double Up housemate
Jelynn Rodriguez – actress "The Drop" (TV series)
Vincent Rodriguez III – actor (CW "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend")
Jason Rogel – actor ( , Splinterheads , Swamp Shark ) The Great State of Georgia Jerell Rosales – Film/TV Director (
) High School Lover and  Screenwriter
Tura Satana – actress ("Varla" in Russ Meyer's cult film, (1965)). "Satana's father was a silent movie actor of Japanese and Filipino descent, and her mother was a circus performer of Native American (Cheyenne) and Scots-Irish background. Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Rob Schneider – performer, actor, comedian Saturday Night Live
Nicole Scherzinger - Singer, Actress 
Steven Silva – actor, model
Pepe Smith — late rock star
Liza Soberano – actress, model
Shannyn Sossamon – actress ( , 40 Days and 40 Nights ) A Knight's Tale
Charmane Star – adult film star
Hailee Steinfeld – actress ( ) True Grit
Chuti Tiu – actress ( , Desire , 24 , Dragnet , Beautiful ) The Specials
G. Toengi – actress, singer
Whitney Tyson – actress and comedienne
Jillian Ward – actress, singer and model
Charlyne Yi – actress ( , Knocked Up ) Paper Heart
Megan Young – actress, beautyqueen, crowned as Miss World 2013, sister of Lauren Young Lauren Young – actress, sister of Megan Young
Robert Lopez – composer, first Filipino American Oscar recipient. Recipient of a Grammy Award, Emmy Award and a Tony Award; twelfth individual to achieve an  EGOT. 
American Idol Contestants
Rap, hip hop
International world music
Other / miscellaneous genres
Amapola Cabase – singer, actor, producer, TV Host of "Amapola Presents Show" KEMO-TV (now KOFY) San Francisco, California
Kriesha Chu – K-Pop singer based in South Korea
Frankie Cosmos – singer, songwriter
Kate Earl – singer, songwriter
Jocelyn Enriquez – techno and house singer of "Do You Miss Me?"
Carlo Gimenez – lead guitarist for Dia Frampton
Billy Hinsche – lead guitarist for Dino, Desi & Billy
Rachael Lampa – Christian singer
Gerard Damien Long – known as Hodgy Beats. Member of the hip-hop collective OFWGKTA and the duo MellowHype, rapper and producer.
Neal McCoy – country music singer.
Sophia Montecarlo – singer, model, a " Born Diva", grand finalist. Jaya Ramsey – freestyle artist
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
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).
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.
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