Ali Wang, Awkwafina, Bruno Mars, Chloe Bennet, Daniel Dae Kim, James Wan, Nathan Chen, Randall Park and Steven Yuen also made the list

An inaugural list of 100 influential Asian Americans has been published to celebrate Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Nonprofit collective Gold House has published the first A100 list of the most influential Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders from the past year.

It marks the start of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month as well as the 50th anniversary of the first recognized usage of the term ‘Asian American’.

Among the 100 Asian Americans named are The Rock, Constance Wu, Justin ChonAli Wang, Awkwafina, Bruno Mars, Chloe Bennet, Daniel Dae Kim, James Wan, Randall Park and Steven Yuen.

As well as actors, the list includes Asian Americans from a variety of fields including activism, finance, sports, media, and technology. Olympic ice skater Nathan Chen, Amazon Studios co-head of television Albert Cheng and Twitch co-founder Kevin Lin also made the list.

Selection for the list began with open nominations from 36 major AAPI community leaders as well as Gold House’s hundreds of Asian-American creative and business leader members. Honorees were chosen by a committee that included Far East Movement, Pharrell Williams, Michelle Kwan and Janice Min.

“All too often, the impact of Asians in the worlds of media, fashion, the arts, activism and sometimes even technology is unseen or understated,” selection committee member Khai Meng Tham, co-chair and chief creative officer at Ogilvy & Mather, said in a statement.

“The A100 uniquely cuts across genders, pan-Asian ethnicities, beliefs, industries, and generations. I’m so proud of them and of Gold House for this incredible initiative.”

The full list is as follows:

Agnes Chu
SVP, Head of Programming for OTT, The Walt Disney Company

Aileen Lee
Founder & Partner, Cowboy Ventures

Alan Yang
Filmmaker

Albert Cheng
Co-Head of Television and Chief Operating Officer, Amazon Studios

Ali Wong
Comedian, Writer

Amy Morhaime
Head of Esports at Blizzard

Andrew & Peggy Cherng
Founders & Co-CEOs of Panda Restaurant Group

Angela Duckworth
Founder & CEO, Character Lab Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

Anjali Sud
CEO, Vimeo

Ann Miura-Ko
Co-Founder & Partner, Floodgate

Ann Mukherjee
Chief Global Marketing Officer, SC Johnson

Anu Duggal & Sutian Dong
Partners, Female Founders Fund

Awkwafina
Actress & Comedian

Aziz Ansari
Actor, Comedian, Filmmaker

Bee Tham
Founder, The Bee in the Lion

Bob Wu
Co-Founder & CEO, Teleport

Bobby Murphy & Imran Khan
Co-Founder & CTO at Snap | Chief Strategy Officer at Snap

Bruno Mars
Singer & Songwriter

Caroline Yim
Agent, CAA

Cassey Ho
Founder & CEO of Blogilates

Cayden Mak & Taz Ahmed
Executive Director & Campaign Strategist, 18MillionRising

Celeste Ng
Author

Chieh Huang
Co-Founder & CEO, Boxed

Chloe Bennet
Actress

Chloe Kim
Olympic Gold Medalist Snowboarder

Chrissy Teigen
Model, TV Host, Lifestyle Curator

Constance Wu
Actress

Craig Robinson
Executive Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer, NBCUniversal

Dan Lin
CEO, Rideback

Daniel Dae Kim
Actor, Producer, Director

David Chang
Restaurateur, Author, TV Personality & Founder, Momofuku Group

David Eun
President, Samsung NEXT & Chief Innovation Officer, Samsung Electronics

Dr. Priscilla Chan
Co-Founder of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Pediatrician, Educator

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
Actor, Producer

Eric Feng
General Partner, Kleiner Perkins & Founding CTO, Hulu

Eugene Lee Yang
Actor, Writer, Director, Viral Media Producer

Eva Chen
Fashion & Lifestyle, Instagram

Fareed Zakaria
Journalist, Author

Gordon Ho
Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, Princess Cruises

Grace Meng
Congresswoman & Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee

Hans Tung
Managing Partner, GGV Capital

Hasan Minhaj
Comedian

Indra Nooyi
CEO & Chairman, PepsiCo

James Wan
Filmmaker

Jamie Chung
Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Walmart eCommerce

Jen-Hsun “Jensen” Huang
Co-Founder & CEO, NVIDIA

Jeremy Liew
Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Jess Lee
Partner, Sequoia Capital & former CEO, Polyvore

Jon M. Chu
Filmmaker

Justin Chon
Filmmaker

Justin Lin
Filmmaker

Kamala D. Harris
United States Senator

Katrina Lake
CEO, Stitch Fix

Kehlani
Singer & Songwriter

Keli Lee
Managing Director, International Content, Platforms and Talent, ABC Studios International

Kevin Iwashina
Agent, Endeavor Content

Kevin Lin
Co-Founder, Twitch & Angel Investor/Advisor

Kim Yutani
Senior Programmer, Sundance Film Festival

Kumail Nanjiani
Comedian, Actor, Writer

Lisa Ling
Executive Producer & Host of This is Life with Lisa Ling, CNN

Lisa Nishimura
VP, Original Documentary & Comedy Programming, Netflix

Liza Koshy
Actress, Comedian

Mark Tatum
Deputy Commissioner & Chief Operating Officer, NBA

Melissa Lee
Television Anchor, Fast Money, CNBC

Michelle Lee
Editor-in-Chief, Allure

Mindy Kaling
Actress, Writer, Comedian

Nathan Chen
Figure Skater

Neeraj Khemlani
President of Entertainment & Syndication, Hearst

Nina Yang Bongiovi
Film Producer

Nita Song
President & Chief Momentum Officer, IW Group

Peter Kang
Co-President of Production, Lionsgate

Peter Wang
Heroic Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corp Member

Phil Yu
Blogger & Founder, Angry Asian Man

Philip Wang & Wesley Chan
Filmmakers & Co-Founders, Wong Fu Productions

Preeti Sriratana
Chairman/President, Apex for Youth & Co-Founder, Sweeten & Partner, MN Architects

Priyanka Chopra
Actress, Singer, Producer

Rachel Lam
Co-founder & Managing Partner, Imagination Capital

Radhika Jones
Editor-in-Chief, Vanity Fair

Randall Park
Actor

Reshma Saujani
CEO & Founder, Girls Who Code

Rich Lui
News Anchor, MSNBC, NBC News

Riz Ahmed
Actor

Robert Lopez
Songwriter

Sanjay Sharma
Entrepreneur & Media Executive

Satya Nadella
CEO, Microsoft

Schuyler Bailar
Swimmer

Seung Bak
Co-Founder & former CEO, DramaFever (currently WB Digital Labs)

Shan-Lyn Ma
CEO & Founder, Zola

Shiva Rajaraman
Chief Product Officer, WeWork

Steven Yeun
Actor & Producer

Sundar Pichai
CEO, Google

Susette Hsiung
Executive Vice President, Production, Disney Channel Worldwide

Susie Nam
Chief Operating Officer, Droga5

Suzy Ryoo
VP, Technology & Innovation, Atom Factory & Partner, Cross Culture Ventures

Tammy Duckworth
United States Senator & Veteran Hero

Ted Chung
Co-Founder & Chairman, Cashmere Agency

Tina Tchen
Partner, Buckley Sandler

Vishnu Menon
Managing Director, Warburg Pincus

Walter Hamada
President, DC Films, Warner Bros.

Yoon Ahn
Founder & Designer, Ambush

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