The film Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan was a surprise hit in 2006, raising Baron Cohen to the ranks of super-stardom, even though few know the man behind the characters.
In addition to rapper Ali G, Baron Cohen also introduced audiences to Borat (a Kazakhstan reporter) and Bruno (a flamboyantly gay Austrian fashion presenter).
In 2003, U.S. interest in adopting from Kazakhstan also grew as many U.S. families reported a fast, smooth adoption experience there.
The Kazakhstan government threatened to sue Baron Cohen following his appearance on the MTV Europe Music Awards as Borat.
Casey Johnson left behind a young daughter, Ava, whom she adopted in 2007 from Kazakhstan.
Sadly, Johnson leaves behind a daughter, Ava, whom she adopted from Kazakhstan in 2007.
The daughter of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev supported Baron Cohen.