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This is a list of notable Cuban Americans, including immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants.

Contents

AthletesEdit

BusinessEdit

EducationEdit

EntertainmentEdit

ActorsEdit

CartoonistsEdit

Directors, screenwriters and producersEdit

FashionEdit

MusiciansEdit

RockEdit

Latin American popular musicEdit

SingersEdit

Rap and hip-hopEdit

ProducersEdit

  • Desmond Child, American musician, songwriter, and producer; mother is Cuban songwriter Elena Casals[31]
  • Scott Herren, music producer; father is Catalan and mother is of Irish and Cuban descent[32]
  • Ray Martinez, American musician, music producer, songwriter, artist, disco music icon; Cuban American; Cuban mother and Puerto Rican father
  • Rudy Pérez, Cuban composer and music producer[33]
  • Tonedeff, American rapper, producer, and singer-songwriter; Cuban mother and Colombian father

PercussionistsEdit

Composers and/or bandleadersEdit

  • Xavier Cugat, bandleader
  • Arsenio Rodríguez (1911–1970), Cuban musician, composer and bandleader; born in Cuba, he died in United States, where he lived in the last years of his life[34]
  • Lucy Simon, American composer for the theatre and popular songs; known for the musical The Secret Garden; sister of Carly and Joanna Simon

ClassicalEdit

JazzEdit

Folk, country and other musicEdit

Reality television contestantsEdit

WritersEdit

OthersEdit

JournalistsEdit

GovernmentEdit

United States ambassadorsEdit

United States Cabinet membersEdit

United States House of RepresentativesEdit

2008 Congressional candidatesEdit

United States SenateEdit

Federal governmentEdit

Local governmentEdit

State governmentEdit

U.S. Commonwealth governmentEdit

JudiciaryEdit

United States Armed ForcesEdit

World leadersEdit

Science and technologyEdit

Visual artsEdit

OthersEdit

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