10 Australian Ex-Pats Who Made It Big In The USAlthough, we would have made this list longer.

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4) Eric Bana

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The “Troy” actor was born in Melbourne, Victoria and is a very dear friend to fellow Aussie, Hugh Jackman.

Interesting fact: Eric is the second Australian actor, to play a superhero (Hulk) from Marvel Comics, next to Hugh Jackman.

5) Chris Hemsworth

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Moving on to another hunk, Chris was born in Melbourne and is known for his role as Thor.

Interesting Fact: The blonde actor is a self-confessed OCD and tries to keep everything clean and squeaky.

6) Margot Robbie

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This stunner’s claim to fame is her role as Naomi Lapaglia in “Wolf of Wall Street,” although she was already a regular on an Australian soap called “Neighbours.”

Born in Dalby, Margot is a self-confessed tomboy and would rather ride motorbikes and play hockey.

Interesting Fact: She turned down an invitation from Hugh Hefner to be on a Playboy spread.

7) Iggy Azalea

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I-G-G-Y I said, hu dat, hu dat?

Amethyst Amelia Kelly was born in Sydney and was raised in Mullumbimby. She went to the United States when she was 16 to pursue a career in hiphop music.

Interesting fact: Her stage name Iggy Azalea was derived from the names of her childhood dog and of the street she grew up on.

8) Ruby Rose

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This feisty looker was born in Melbourne, Victoria but is now tagged as one of the newest Hollywood “It” girls (note: “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” and “xXx: Return of Xander Cage”)

Her claim to fame was by joining the Girlfriend model search in 2002. She came second.

Interesting fact: The tattooed babe was once an MTV VJ and a DJ in her hometown. However, she confessed to be inclined to acting.

9) Tina Arena

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The brunette singer songwriter was born in Keilor East, Victoria, but has lived in the US, France and the UK. Responsible for the hit “Burn,” Tina is multilingual and is a soprano.

Interesting fact: She sings English, Italian, French and Spanish songs.

10) Nicole Kidman

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Born in Honolulu, Hawaii but raised in Sydney, Nicole was best known for starring with then husband Tom Cruise in “Eyes Wide Shot.” She is one of the world’s highest paid actresses of all time.

Interesting fact: Nicole has also been awarded a Guinness World Record for the “Most Money Paid Per Minute to An Actor” after doing a four- minute commercial for Chanel No. 5 in September 2006.

We are proud of you, people! Let’s all wave the Australian flag with glee!

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