Every year, numerous people from different countries immigrate to the United States of America. It includes specialists, scholars, workers, students and more. But, do you know about the celebrities who have immigrated to America over the years.
Here are the names of celebrities from different countries and fields who immigrated to USA –
Ang Lee – He is a Taiwanese-born film director and producer. He is also a screenwriter. He is well known for movies like Hulk, Life of Pi and The Wedding Banquet. He obtained American citizenship through naturalization.
Charlize Theron – She is an actress and fashion model who was born in South Africa. In the year of 2007, she became a naturalized citizen of the United States of America.
Pele – Soccer legend Pele played for Brazil for years. He obtained an O-1 visa so that he could work as the Honorary President for the New York Cosmos soccer team.
Arnold Schwarzenegger – He is a Austrian-born actor, politician and former professional bodybuilder. It was his dream to move to America. He made this dream come true at the age of 21 by immigration.
Justin Bieber – He is a Canadian singer, songwriter and heartthrob of millions of fans. He has O-1 work visa, which is given to individuals with extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics.
Martina Navratilova – She is a legend in Tennis and role model for many young tennis players. She has won numerous titles and championships in tennis. She was born in Czechoslovakia. She became a United States citizen in the year of 1981.
Sundar Pichai – He is the Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc. He was born in India. Today, he has the citizenship of USA.
Eddie Van Halen – He is an musician and songwriter who was born in the Netherlands. He moved to USA in 1962.
Freddy Adu – He was born in Ghana, but moved to United States of America at the age of 8 with his family.
There are many other celebrities and big names from different fields who moved to USA for various reasons. It includes Albert Einstein, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Rihanna, Pamela Anderson and more.
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