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American Celebrities With Ukrainian Roots

29. June 2010 by Christy 0 Comments

As we mentioned in December, Whoopi Goldberg, Winona Ryder, Nicole Sherzinger, and Gwyneth Paltrow are just 4 American celebrities with Russian roots. However, many famous American women have Ukrainian roots as well. Here are 4 celebrities of Ukrainian descent.


Milla Jovovich

Born in Kiev, Ukraine in 1975, Milla Jovovich is an American model, actress, musician, and fashion designer. She started modeling at the age of 9 and appeared in her first film in 1988. Milla has since starred in dozens of films and television shows, with the best known being The Fifth Element and the Resident Evil films.



Erika Eleniak

Erika Eleniak starred in the smash television serious Baywatch and was a Playboy Playmate in the late ‘80s. She has also starred in several films, with her first role being in E.T. the Extra Terrestrial. Erika was born in California, but her father is of Ukrainian descent and her mother is of Estonian and German ancestry.



Sasha Cohen

Alexandra Pauline "Sasha" Cohen is an Olympic medal winning figure skater. She’s won many championships and earned a silver medal in the 2006 Olympics. Her mother is a Jewish immigrant from Ukraine.  



Mila Kunis

Actress Mila Kunis was born in 1983 in Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Her family moved to the United States in 1991 and Mila began acting classes at age 9. She has appeared in a number of movies and television programs and has also worked as a model. Some of her best known work includes That 70’s Show, The Family Guy, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall. She has been dating actor Macaulay Culkin since 2002.


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