Famous Armenian - Armenian Celebrities
Did you know that the wine-culture that has taken the world by a storm was first discovered in a cave in Armenia? Yes, Armenia houses one of the oldest wineries of the world, dating back over 6000 years. And that is not all, for Armenia’s contribution extend to yoghurt and coffee as well, the country being the first to invent both. It was also the first to adopt Christianity as the official state religion and also is home to the first church built in the world. Amusing if this is enough, be prepared to get all the more baffled as Armenians take you by surprise with their works and contribution. The Armenian diaspora is not just limited to their country alone as Armenians have flourished in their adoptive homelands, contributing extensively to business and sport, as well as cultural and political life, post the 1915 genocide. Some of the world’s most famous people of Armenian descent include the reality television star and professional selfie-taker Kim Kardashian, singer and actor Cher (born as Cherilyn Sarkisian), eight Grand slam title holder Andre Agassi, singer and public figure Charles Aznavour, business magnate Kirk Kerkonian, actor Andy Serkis and television presenter David Dickinson. Michael Vartan also has Armenian blood as does Dita Von Teese and Joe Manganiello. Find out more about famous Armenians, their life and their works with this write-up.
Find out more about the greatest Armenians, including George Gurdjieff, Serzh Sargsyan, Alan Hovhaness, Anna Chicherova and Henrikh Mkhitaryan.
The Most Famous Armenian
|Dan Bilzerian||December 7, 1980||Armenian, American||Dan Bilzerian is an American social-media celebrity and gambler|
|Henrikh Mkhitaryan||January 21, 1989||Armenian||Henrikh Mkhitaryan is an Armenian professional footballer|
|Nikol Pashinyan||June 1, 1975||Armenian||Nikol Pashinyan is the current prime minister of Armenia|
|Anto Garabet||July 15, 1993||Armenian, American||Anto Garabet is an Armenian-American YouTube star|
|Super Sako||American||Super Sako is the stage name of Armenian-American rapper, DJ and producer Sarkis Balasanyan|
|Serzh Sargsyan||June 30, 1954||Armenian||Serzh Sargsyan is the third President of Armenia, who has also served as the Prime Minister of the country|
|George Gurdjieff||January 1, 1866||Armenian||G.I|
|Anna Chicherova||July 22, 1982||Armenian||Anna Chicherova is a Russian high jumper who won the gold medal at 2012 London Olympics|
|Hikethegamer||July 15, 1982||Armenian||Hikethegamer is an Armenian YouTube gamer|
|Alan Hovhaness||March 8, 1911||American||Alan Hovhaness was a great American composer who mixed Western and Asian genre of music|