-KAMI saw this 27 Filipinos who are making us proud to be Filipinos in the BuzzFeed.
-We are rounding them up into 5 hot picks.
-Most of them are already familiar to you, but today, we are listing down the top 5 who you may not know have Filipino descents and who are making great waves in the international scene.
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KAMI takes pride in Filipinos who are making great contributions and exemplary works in the international scene.
Before rounding up the 5 hot picks Filipino achievers, here's another Filipino who brought pride to the country. She's the first Philippine woman chess Grandmaster who won several games in chess. Now, she's in the news again as she graduated with third highest honor for the degree in Psychology at the Far Eastern University.
Alejandro Mapa is a Filipino-American actor, comedian, and writer. He is 52 this July 10, 1965. He appeared on Ugly Betty and Desperate Housewives.
Alec Mapa as St. Pierre
4. Kevin Nadal
Kevin Nadal is a professor of psychology and a comedian and an author. He was born on May 7, 1978, from a Filipino mother Charity Nadal who hailed from Malinao, Aklan. He has been a guest on different TV shows and a commentator on popular television shows such as CBS News and The History Channel. He is also a contributor to the online sites BuzzFeed and the Huffington Post. He has been awarded by the American Psychological Association as 2017 Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest.
3. Tedy Bruschi
This National Football League professional American football player is the son of a Filipina. His full name is Tedy Lacap Bruschi born on June 9, 1973. He has won 3 Super Bowls and became a 2-time All-Pro selection.
Here's a video tribute to his career.
Jason Day is an Australian professional golfer and a PGA Tour member whose mother was born in the Philippines. In 2016, he joined other popular golf champions such as Tiger Woods who gathered multiple wins.
Here's a video of Jason Day doing what he does best.
1. Caterina Fake
She's the woman behind the popular photo and video hosting website, Flickr. She also co-founded Hunch. Her mother is Filipina who is a naturalized citizen. She was born in Pittsburgh on June 13, 1969.
Here's video of Caterina Fake being interviewed on Creative Live.
"Stop chasing prizes you don't want." - Caterina Fake
These are just 5 notable people in the international scene that we might not know are of Filipino descents.
Do you have anyone in mind who should be part in the list?