Gold House honored its annual list of A100 inductees in Downtown Los Angeles Saturday night at its first-ever Gold Gala.
The red carpet affair featured a who’s-who of Asian American celebrities in entertainment and business.
Gold House is a non-profit with a mission of uplifting Asian American leaders and luminaries in entertainment, athletics and entrepreneurship.
The A100 list honors those Asian American and Pacific Islanders who “most significantly impacted American culture and society in the last year.
This past year, 4 of the top 10 box office movie hits were led by Asian writer-directors, according to Gold House. It also says APIs took home two dozen Grammys, led by Oliva Rodrigo.
Three major US cities also elected their first mayor of Asian American descent- Michelle Wu of Boston, Bruce Harrell of Seattle, and Aftab Pureval of Cinncinati.
Gold House also says four of the five largest IPOs in 2021 were founded by APIs.
In addition, eight individuals, who have been on prior A100 lists at least twice, were selected to be inducted into the Hall of Fame—a tribute to their continued indelible contributions.
- Amrita Ahuja (CFO, Block)
- BLACKPINK (Musicians)
- Eva Chen (Director of Fashion Partnerships, Instagram)
- Gemma Chan (Actress)
- H.E.R. (Musician)
- Jensen Huang (Co-founder & CEO, NVIDIA)
- Kelly Marie Tran (Actress)
- Manny Maceda (Worldwide Managing Partner, Bain & Company)
All photos from Gold House.
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