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

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Dan BilzerianDecember 7, 1980Armenian, AmericanDan Bilzerian is an American social-media celebrity and gambler
Henrikh MkhitaryanJanuary 21, 1989ArmenianHenrikh Mkhitaryan is an Armenian professional footballer
Anto GarabetJuly 15, 1993Armenian, AmericanAnto Garabet is an Armenian-American YouTube star
Super SakoAmericanSuper Sako is the stage name of Armenian-American rapper, DJ and producer Sarkis Balasanyan
Nikol PashinyanJune 1, 1975ArmenianNikol Pashinyan is the current prime minister of Armenia
Serzh SargsyanJune 30, 1954ArmenianSerzh Sargsyan is the third President of Armenia, who has also served as the Prime Minister of the country
George GurdjieffJanuary 1, 1866ArmenianG.I
Anna ChicherovaJuly 22, 1982ArmenianAnna Chicherova is a Russian high jumper who won the gold medal at 2012 London Olympics
HikethegamerJuly 15, 1982ArmenianHikethegamer is an Armenian YouTube gamer
Alan HovhanessMarch 8, 1911AmericanAlan Hovhaness was a great American composer who mixed Western and Asian genre of music

Serzh Sargsyan

Serzh Sargsyan is the third President of Armenia, who has also served as the Prime Minister of the country

ArmenianJune 30, 1954140 views

Anna Chicherova

Anna Chicherova is a Russian high jumper who won the gold medal at 2012 London Olympics

ArmenianJuly 22, 1982132 views

Dan Bilzerian

Dan Bilzerian is an American social-media celebrity and gambler

Hikethegamer

Hikethegamer is an Armenian YouTube gamer

ArmenianJuly 15, 1982115 views

Anto Garabet

Anto Garabet is an Armenian-American YouTube star

ArmenianJuly 15, 1993212 views

Nikol Pashinyan

Nikol Pashinyan is the current prime minister of Armenia

ArmenianJune 1, 1975159 views

Super Sako

Super Sako is the stage name of Armenian-American rapper, DJ and producer Sarkis Balasanyan

American203 views

Alan Hovhaness

Alan Hovhaness was a great American composer who mixed Western and Asian genre of music

AmericanMarch 8, 1911108 views

Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is an Armenian professional footballer

ArmenianJanuary 21, 1989281 views