15 Top Stanford University Notable Alumni

Some persons often wonder where prominent men and women in our society attended college, even though everyone might be an alumni of a college but a notable Alumuni is someone with a national recognization or who have contributed greatly to the growth of the society either as scientist, actor, bussiness international and nationally.

Stanford is a renowned university both international and locally, being a private research University it has greatly contributed to the society by producing the best and her publication is highly published in several world journal’s. This it has done since it was established in1891, as at 2021 Stanford has 84 Nobel laureates, 29 Turing Award laureates, and eight Fields Medalists as students, alumni, teachers, or employees. 

Who are some famous alumni from Stanford University?

The Stanford University is among the Renowned university in the world, it is ranked 8th in the world, 5th in North America and 5th in the United States of America by the aggregated Alumuni prominence, 

  • Elon musk
  • John F Kennedy
  • Laura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon
  • Jennifer Connelly
  • Tiger woods 
  • Sundar pichai
  • Sigourney Weaver
  • Larry Page
  • Emmanuelle Grey Rossum

Which University has the most notable alumni?

It always every institution dreams, to see her students Excel, some institution have outdone themselves in respect  to Alumuni.  In US the quality of the university is assessed by the value of her Alumuni, who have excelled in area’s of sports, entertainment etc.  The university include

  • University of Michigan, Ann arbor
  • Northwestern University
  • Columbia University
  • University of South carlifornia
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • Havarrd University
  • Take university of medicine
  • Berklee college of music

The notable Alumuni are

  • Larry Page

Larry Page is a household name to everyone, owing to we all use Google, he is one of the cofounders of Google, he had his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, and had his master’s degree and PhD degree in computer science from the Stanford University, he was born on March 26, 1973 in Lansing Michigan. 

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  • Tiger woods

Regarded as one of the famous golfer’s, and one of the famous athletes of  all times, he received atheletic scholarship to in 1994 to study  economics, and he graduated in 1996. He not only studies in Stanford but honed his golfing skills there.

  • Sergey Brin 

Thou one of the founder’s of Google, he meet Larry Page in Stanford. He is regarded as an American bussiness magnate,  computer scientist and internet entrepreneur. He was born in Moscow Russia in August 27, 1973. 

  • Reed  Hastings

Thou one of the notable Alumuni of Stanford,  he is the CEO of Netflix and American bussiness Man,  thou born in 1960 in Boston Massachusetts, and has written several books to help younger generation. He was rejected by MIT but graduated from Stanford

  • Sterling Kelby Brown

He is a renown American  actor, born in 1976, he has started in several movies, and played voice cartooning roles like in angry birds and frozen II, he has won Golden Globe Award and the Primetime Emmy Awards. He initially wanted to study economics but due to his love for acting, he switched to acting where he got a bachelor of arts, he was  listed among the top 100 influential people by times magazine in 2018. 

  • Peter Thiel

He is among the board members of Facebook, and he is a German American entrepreneur,  venture capitalist, co founder pay pal, palantirr Technologies, and Founders Fund. He was born in Germany but his parents migrated to the US, he earned his bachelor’s of Art’s degree in philosophy. In 1989 and has a juris law doctorate from Stanford law school in 1992. 

  •  Reese pittersoon

This American born actress, producer and enterpreneur, was born in new Orleans Louisiana, in 1976, he couldn’t finish up his education in English and literature owing to her acting career in Stanford University, She is one of the highest paid actress and among the top 100 influential persons in the world 2018, she has won awards like Academy Award, two Golden Globe Awards, a British Academy Film Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award.

  •  Herbert Hoover

He is the 31st president of the United States, and among the Pioneer class of the university,  he  was an engineer and a bussinessman, he was born in 1874 and died in 1964. Thou he was born in West Branch Louisiana. 

  • Michael Cunningham

He is an American writer and one of the most notable graduate of English literature,  his novel the hour won the pultizer prize for fiction and PEN/Faulkner award in 1992, he has worn several awards as a novelist and screenwriter.  Currently he Lectures in Yale university.

  • Vint Cerf 

He was born in 1943, in new heaven Connecticut,  he has shown  an exceptional skills as youth, worked at Rocketdyne on the Apollo program and helped write statistical analysis software for the non-destructive tests of the F-1 engines.  He is regarded as the American father of Internet, which earned him medals like Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Marconi Prize, the Turing Award, etc. 

  • Carl wiemen

This great physicist and educationist was born in 26th March, 1951.  This great physicist earned a novel prize in physics for his contribution to this field. He is currently a professor in Stanford.

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  • Alfred Achebe

He is the obi of onitsha anambra State, and one of the Renowned Alumni of this institution, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, he is chairman of the board of directors of Unilever Nigeria and the chairman of International Breweries.

He was born in 1941.

  • Janeth zeph Briggs

She is the first women to earn a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering, she is an American metallurgist and expert in molybdenum.  He was inducted into the national mininig hall of fame in 1989, vice president of the aviation club and learned to fly planes while pursuing her mining engineering degree at the university. She died in Tokyo. 

  • Dana Fox

She is a Renowned American writer and screenwriter, she is the author of the wedding date, and what happens in Vegas. She graduated with degree in English and art history.

  • Derek Bok

He was born in 1930 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, he is an educationist and a lawyer. She is the 25th president of the havard university.  She graduated with bachelor’s degree in Art’s from the University.

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