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List of Colombian Americans

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List of Colombian Americans

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

To be included in this list, the person must have a World Heritage Encyclopedia article showing they are Colombian American or must have references showing they are Colombian American and are notable.


Artists and designers

  • Frank Cubillos - Colombian American artist and retired soccer forward.
  • Guilloume - Colombian minimalist artist, self-described master of "Bolismo".*Greg Giraldo, comedian[1]
  • Gus & Lina Ocamposilva- Metal Sculptors. In 2013 they were invited by the city of New York to install their monumental sculptures on East River Park promenade in Manhattan. They have Public Art works in Tennessee, New York, California, Florida, Colorado, Arizona and Georgia among others.
  • Diego Suarez - (1888 - 1974)[1] was a garden designer known for his work at James Deering's Villa Vizcaya in Miami, Florida.[2]

Anchors and TV personalities








  • James Cañón - Colombian author
  • Mo Rocca - American writer, journalist, comedian and political satirist to Colombian (mother) and Italian (father) descent.
  • Andrés Useche - Colombian American naturalized writer, film director, graphic artist and singer/songwriter.
  • Sean Torres - Writer and creator of the Rey de Noches book series.[26][27][28] His father is Colombian.[29]



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