List of Sri Lankan Americans

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This is a list of notable Sri Lankan American citizens, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American descendants, but does not include Sri Lankan nationals living or working in the U.S. The list includes a brief description of the reason for their notability.

Academics

Actors

Architecture

Artists

Business

Film

Medical

  • Bandula Wijay - inventor, businessman, and diplomat. Invented "Nested Loop" vascular stent.

Military

Musicians

  • DeLon - rapper and record producer; first Sri Lankan-American to appear on the Billboard charts
  • Clarence Jey - US Billboard and Grammy-credited record producer and songwriter
  • Ranidu Lankage - rapper
  • Ruwanga Samath - record producer and the president of The Bird Call Productions
  • M.I.A. - rapper

Politicians

Rebels

  • Visvanathan Rudrakumaran - Chairman of the Provisional Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam, a pro-LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam) front organization (LTTE has been described as a terrorist organization by the US, European Union and many other countries)

Religion

Singers

Sports

Writers

Others

See also