Immigrants make America great. They also contribute a lot to the country. There are some renowned immigrant Americans who have made significant contributions to the American society. Following are some famous naturalized U.S. citizens who celebrate their birthdays in July.
Chandra Kumar Naranbhai Patel who was born in Baramati, India is an Indian American engineer who developed the carbon dioxide laser. It is now widely used in industries for cutting and welding. It is also used as a laser scalpel in surgery and in laser skin resurfacing. He was born on July 2, 1938.
Ricardo León “Rick” Sánchez de Reinaldo, a Cuban American journalist, celebrated his birthday on July 2. He is professionally known as Rick Sanchez. He is a Cuban Citizen with Cuban-American Ethnicity. He is a FOX News contributor, a columnist for FOX News Latino and a correspondent for Spanish language network Mundo Fox.
José Ramón Andrés Puerta also known as José Andrés will celebrate his birthday on July 13. He is a renowned Spanish American chef and is well known for bringing Spanish techniques and the small plates dining concept to the U.S. He owns restaurants in Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Washington DC, Dorado and South Beach.
Arianna Huffington, who is well known for her Huffington Post Media Group will celebrate her birthday on July 15. She is a Greek American author and a syndicated columnist. Forbes has now listed her as the 52nd most powerful woman in the world.
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger, a very famous Austrian American actor was born on July 30, 1947 in Austria. He first gained fame as a professional bodybuilder and then became a giant Hollywood star. He is also a producer, businessman, philanthropist and a politician. He has served two terms as the 38th Governor of California.
Following are other famous immigrant Americans who were born in July.
Patrick Soon-Shiong (born July 29, 1952), Balamurali Ambati (born July 29, 1977), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (born July 15, 1952), Alfred Yi Cho (born July 10, 1937), Ching W. Tang (born July 23, 1937), Óscar Arístides Ortiz de la Renta Fiallo (born July 22, 1932), Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947), Jhumpa Lahiri (born July 11, 1967), Chang-Lin Tien (July 24, 1935 – October 29, 2002), Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini (July 15, 1850 – December 22,1917), Yul Brynner (July 11, 1920 – October 10, 1985), Nikola Tesla (July 10, 1856 – January 7, 1943), Colonel Adolphus Busch (July 10, 1839 – October 10, 1913).