There is no Armenian in the world who doesn’t love him and isn’t proud to have a compatriot like him. The man who doesn’t need to be presented. Singer, songwriter, actor, diplomat, activist and the most important of all, the greatest Armenian. The French people, of course, will say that Charles Aznavour is theirs. He was born in Paris in 1924 and live there all his life. He knows French better than Armenian. But I’ll say that he is our, but meantime he is a person of the whole world.
Charles Aznavour has his house in Yerevan, which also is a museum and also homonymous square․ So many people in the world know Armenia thanks to him․
Cher or Cherilyn Sarkisian is the Goddess of Pop. She was born on May 20, 1946, in California. She is a not only a singer but also an actress, author, businesswoman, comedian, dancer, fashion designer, model, philanthropist, record producer, songwriter and television host. She is the only artist to have had a number-one single on a Billboard chart in each decade from 1960 to 2010. Cher launched her solo career with “Bang Bang, My Baby Shot Me Down”: the song which everyone knows and sings.
Instead of her age (73 on 2019) the greatest Armenian continue her solo career, stands on the stage and gives smiles to people. She has more than 3.6 mln followers on Twitter and more than 2.4 mln on Facebook.
She is truly timeless legend and her work still is going on as we live and she lives with us through it too.
Enjoy one of her famous songs.
More than 700.000.000 people in the world play chess. And I’m sure that each of them knows who is Levon Aronian. Levon is one of the 10 greatest chess players in the world. He was born on 6 October 1982, learnt to play chess at 5 from his sister Lilit.
The chess has been always a passion for Aronian. He won many prestigious and important tournaments. On 2017 Levon won all tournaments - Saint Louis rapid and blitz, Norway chess, London chess and the World cup. His dream is to become a world champion and all Armenians also dream about it. We proud of having him.
He even marry a filipina from Manila Philippines. Arianne Bo Caoili is an Australian chess player. She was awarded the title of Woman International Master by FIDE. She won the Oceania women's chess championship in 2009 and competed in seven Women's Chess Olympiads.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is a professional footballer, a captain of Armenian national team who plays for English club Arsenal. He continues his father’s way who was a professional player. Henrikh was born on 21 January 1989 in Yerevan. He is an attacking midfielder. Mkhitaryan began his career from Pyunik. After he played at Metalurh Donetsk, Shakhtar Donetsk, Borussia Dortmund, Manchester United and from 22 January 2018 till now at Arsenal. Our lovely footballer is an author of many fantastic goals. A former Scottish footballer Pat Nevin said of Mkhitaryan, “Eleven goals in eight league matches already are fantastic, but when you add that he is a midfielder, it is phenomenal. You may not have heard of him yet, even if all the scouts at the top European clubs have, but you soon will. He has pace, skill, a rocket of a shot and the ability to arrive in the box like Frank Lampard. This all singles him out as a player who must be watched or more .
Henrikh Mkhitaryan speaks 7 languages: Armenian, French, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian, English, and German. Probably he is the only football player who speaks 7 languages. He is a handsome, talented, young and single.
Hate her or love her you can't deny that she has turned from a reality star into a business ,mogul and now into a lawyer.
Kim Kardashian born from Armenian Father ( Robert Kardashian) and American mother (Kris Jenner) appeared into public first as a friend and assistant of Paris Hilton. Taking the worst incident in her life the star-rocketing project of her life time by making all the bad into a successful reality TV show and later in her career started producing make up line KKW beauty.
Married to Kanye West and has beautiful 3 babies Armenian-African-American... what an amazing mix.
As of now she is the most known Armenian person in the world for the generation of today. And the newest project she has been working on is a project to be a lawyer for all the women that are in jail or are being jailed she is following her father's footsteps. She is a model, Tv star, Business woman, Lawyer, Mother and wife.
Serj Tankian is the lead vocalist of the Armenain-American Heavy Metal band SOAD. Born in Beirut in a Traditional Armenian Family appreciating their roots and old customs. Such childhood may be surprising considering the fact that he is one of the best heavy metal artist of his generation.
Scared since birth by the shocking stories of the historical events of 1915 Serj Tankian has put all the cry of Armenian nation into his art.
He has always been an advocate of anti Genocide projects throughout the world.
On the 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide (2015) he gave a live concert in the Republic square. Serj Tankian has been named the son of the Nation for all of his work advocating and raising awareness for Armenain Genocide.
Sport comes to implement the music. Andre Agassi (born in 1970), one of the greatest tennis players of all time, has the greatest contribution in this field. He is the first male tennis player who won the “Golden Slam”, also won the all 4 tournaments of Grand Slam in different years, ATP Tour World Championships and Olympic Games. He is engaged in professional tennis since he was 16 years old. These are just few of the many names who make the world discover this country, its treasures.
Dan Bilzerian is for sure one of the most scandalous Armenian people probably right up there with Kim Kardashian. He is one of the richest people in the world and he made his fortune by playing poker, of course the fortune left on him from his parents helped as well none the less.
He spends most of his time partying with the prettiest girls and his house parties will remind you somewhat of modern Gatsby parties with the chaos and lot of champagne. He receives lot of criticism from different people but that doesn't stop him from living the extra luxury life that he desires. His instagram profile is worth checking trust us.
Another musician is the talented composer Aram Khachaturian (1903-1978) who is classified to the most famous composers of the 20th century by UNESCO. His works are samples of world music treasury. Kachaturian’s masterpieces are played in all corners of the globe the most famous of which is “Saber Dance” from the ballet “Gayane”. He was able to skillfully interweave Armenian folk music to his own compositions. Khachaturian’s numerous awards are also evidence of his international fame.
Ivan Aivazovsky is Russia born Armenian Painter mostly painting the sea nature, he is till this day one of the famous painters in the world his works are being presented throughout the world.
he is mostly known for his special ability to have a visual memory to be able to capture the moment in his memory and later paint it. He was very well respected artist of his time and still is to this day, the new generations of marine painters are still trying to understand and get behind his genius technique of capturing the whole moving sea in just one canvas.