Aramis Knight

by stlucas on May 31, 2017

Place of Birth: Woodland Hills, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 3, 1999

*Pakistani, Indian (father)
*English, Irish, German (mother)

Aramis Knight is an American actor. He has Pakistani, Indian, German, and English ancestry. The Pakistani and Indian roots are from his father’s side.

Artemis’ maternal grandfather is the son of John Leslie Burton and Fannie Lou Conley. Fannie was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson “Dock” Conley and Lydia Puckett.

Aramis’ maternal grandmother is Rita Merval Wolfe (the daughter of Rufus Jackson Wolfe and Opal Margaret Adams). Rufus and Opal were from Fullerton, Kentucky. Rufus was the son of Charles Wolfe/Wolf and Arvilla Goldie Brown. Opal was the daughter of John P. Adams and Susan Catherine Cornett.


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Nargis Fakhri

by stlucas on March 27, 2017

Place of Birth: Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 20, 1979

*Pakistani (father)
*Czech (mother)

Nargis Fakhri is an American model and actress. She is the daughter of Marie A. (Potucek) and Mohammed Ayub Fakhri. She has a sister, Aliya.

Nargis’ father was originally from Pakistan. Nargis’ mother is Czech.


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Riz Ahmed

by madman on November 11, 2016

EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 - Arrivals

Birth Name: Rizwan Ahmed

Place of Birth: Brent, Middlesex, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 1 December, 1982

Ethnicity: Pakistani / Indian

Riz Ahmed, also known as Riz MC, is a British actor, rapper, and activist. His parents, who are of Muhajir background, emigrated from Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan, to England in the 1970s. Riz’s grandparents were from India, and left in 1947, after the partition.

Riz is said to be descended from Shah Muhammad Sulaiman, the first Indian judge appointed by the British in Uttar Pradesh, through his mother.

Riz is a Muslim.

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Sadiq Khan

by follers on September 26, 2016

Asian Awards 2016 - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Tooting, London, England

Date of Birth: 8 October, 1970

Ethnicity: Pakistani

Sadiq Khan is a British politician. A member of the Labour Party, he has served as Mayor of London, since 9 May, 2016. He was previously a Member of Parliament for Tooting, from 5 May, 2005 to 9 May, 2016, Minister of State for Communities, from 4 October, 2008 to 8 June, 2009, and Minister of State for Transport, from 8 June, 2009 to 11 May, 2010, among other duties.

Sadiq was born in Tooting, London, England, to Pakistani parents, Sehrun and Amanullah. He is a Sunni Muslim. He is married to Saadiya Ahmed, with whom he has two children.

His grandparents moved from Lucknow in United Provinces, British India, to Pakistan following the partition of India in 1947.

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Kumail Nanjiani

by madman on July 24, 2016

"Sex Tape" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

Place of Birth: Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Date of Birth: February 21, 1978

Ethnicity: Pakistani (Sindhi)

Kumail Nanjiani is a Pakistani-American comedian, actor, writer, and podcast host. He is known for starring in the HBO series Silicon Valley.

Kumail was born in Karachi, Pakistan, to a Sindhi family. He is the son of Shabana and Aijaz Nanjiani. At the age of eighteen, he moved to Iowa, United States. Kumail had a fundamentalist Shia Muslim upbringing. He is an atheist.

Kumail is married to Emily V. Gordon, a writer, producer, and podcast host. Their relationship is depicted in the film The Big Sick (2017), which she co-wrote with him. Kumail plays himself, while Emily is played by Zoe Kazan.

Kumail is a relative of Scottish radio presenter Shereen Nanjiani.

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