The following is only a partial list of some famous French Americans. Can you name some more? Post in the comments section below.
Tom Bergeron, Emmy Award-nominated American television personality (host of Dancing with the Stars)
Warren Buffett, of French Huguenot ancestry and among the top wealthiest men in the world
Louis Chevrolet, co-founder with William C. Durant of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company
Ellen DeGeneres, actress, talk-show host; father was of part French descent
William C. Durant, founder of General Motors; a co-founder with Louis Chevrolet of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company
King Camp Gillette, founder of the Gillette Safety Razor Company
Augustus D. Juilliard, businessman whose philanthropy built the renowned conservatory of dance, music, and theatre in New York City that bears his name
& Associates, the Perdue family is of French Huguenot ancestry, and
can be traced back to Anjou, France; the family created the Perdue Chicken Company
Taylor Lautner, actor, martial artist, of partial French descent
Beyoncé Knowles, American R&B singer-songwriter and actress; a French
Creole of French and African-American and Native American descent
Madonna, singer, French-Canadian on her mother's side of the family
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