Successful Pakistanis in the USA


According to U.S. Census Bureau, there were 363,699 Pakistanis living in the United States a number that was 204,309. The reason why this number is so huge is America is or was regarded as the land of opportunity. And Pakistanis always fall for that word. Pakistanis living there aren’t a small story, there are some great success stories about them. Let’s take a look at some of the successful Pakistanis in the USA that are making us proud.

Shahid Khan

With the net worth of 6 billion dollars, this guy is 179th richest person in America. And yeah he is a Pakistani descendant. He is the owner of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL), Barclays Premier League side Fulham F.C., and automobile parts manufacturer Flex-N-Gate in Urbana, Illinois.

Nabeel Gareeb

Nabeel Gareeb isn’t Gareeb at all, Gareeb/Ghareeb means poor by the way. He was the 6th highest earning CEO in the US in 2008. This guy is many things and being CEO, President, and member of a board of directors of MEMC is one of them.

Safi Qureshey

This dude founded a fortune 500 company, yeah that’s right. He is the former CEO and co-founder of AST Research that has revenues over 2.5 billion dollars.

Sana Amanat

You all know about Marvel Comics, right? She is comic book editor for them. Her most notable accomplishment is Ms. Marvel, a series that features a Muslim female superhero and her story, she co-created it.

Dr. Ayub K. Ommaya

Dr. Ayub is a neurosurgeon and his area of expertise is traumatic brain injuries. He is the guy who invented Ommaya reservoir that provides chemotherapy directly to brain tumors.

Salman Ahmad 

People who follow music are pretty aware of this guy. He is founder and member of “Junoon” band. He currently resides in New York and is a UN Goodwill Ambassador.
Let’s just say that they all are adding to the good image of Pakistan, good going.

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