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Check out the list of notable University Of Houston alumni.

The University of Houston, situated in Texas, is not only one of the top institutions in the American state, but also popular across the world. Currently, more than 40,000 students are pursuing their education at this notable university. Interestingly, the university has been a great contributor to the economy of Texas as a whole. It is believed that approximately 24,000 people are employed with the university. Since its humble beginning in 1927, this university’s reputation has grown by leaps and bounds. According to a survey conducted by the ‘U.S News & World Report’, this university stood 194th in the list of top universities in the world. The breathtakingly beautiful campus of this university is spread over a distance of 2.7 kilometers. The university offers a wide variety of courses related to the fields of arts, science, management and humanities. Apart from its vast size and its reputation for providing holistic education, the University boasts of a notable alumni association which has been making the institution proud. The list of noteworthy former students of this university includes names like actors Jim Parsons and Dennis Quaid, athlete Carl Lewis, basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon as well as American politician Elizabeth Warren. Jim Parsons is currently a household name across the world, thanks to his outstanding performances in the sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’. The list of notable alumni of ‘University of Houston’ includes many more eminent personalities who have been making waves for their remarkable achievements.
James FrancoJames Franco
(Actor, Writer, Producer, Director, Teacher)

19 April 1978

Palo Alto, California, U.S

American

Aries

Randy QuaidRandy Quaid

01 October 1950

Houston, Texas, United States

American

Libra

Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
(Singer & Songwriter)

07 March 1944

01 January 1997

Fort Worth, Texas

American

Pisces

Tom LandryTom Landry
(Former American Football Player & Coach)

11 September 1924

12 February 2000

American

Virgo

Carl LewisCarl Lewis

01 July 1961

Birmingham, Alabama, U.S

American

Cancer

Mary Kay AshMary Kay Ash
(Businesswoman)

12 May 1918

22 November 2001

Cypress

American

Taurus

Lil WayneLil Wayne
(Singer, Composer, Record producer, Rapper, Actor, Television actor, Businessperson, Songwriter, Film actor)

27 September 1982

New Orleans

American

Libra

Dennis QuaidDennis Quaid
(Film actor, Actor, Aviator, Voice actor, Television actor)

09 April 1954

Houston

American

Aries

Master PMaster P

29 April 1970

New Orleans

American

Taurus

Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon
(Basketball player)

21 January 1963

Lagos

Nigerian,American

Aquarius

ChamillionaireChamillionaire
(Musician, Actor, Businessperson, Rapper, Singer, Television actor, Record producer, Composer)

28 November 1979

Washington, D.C.

American

Sagittarius

Paul WallPaul Wall
(Disc jockey, Musician, Singer, Songwriter)

11 March 1981

Houston

American

Pisces

Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
(Neuroscientist)

02 March 1972

Karachi

Pakistani

Pisces

Art BrilesArt Briles
(American football player)

03 December 1955

Rule

American

Sagittarius

Julian SchnabelJulian Schnabel
(Film director, Screenwriter, Painter)

26 October 1951

New York City

American

Scorpio

Matt MullenwegMatt Mullenweg
(Entrepreneur, Programmer, Computer scientist, Musician, Blogger)

11 January 1984

Houston

American

Capricorn

Elvin HayesElvin Hayes
(Basketball player)

17 November 1945

Rayville

American

Scorpio

Victoria OsteenVictoria Osteen
(Writer)

28 March 1961

Huntsville

American

Aries

Sebastian VollmerSebastian Vollmer
(American football player)

10 July 1984

Kaarst

German

Cancer

Hal LindseyHal Lindsey
(Preacher)

23 November 1929

Houston

American

Sagittarius

Shannon MillerShannon Miller
(Artistic gymnast, Lawyer)

10 March 1977

Rolla

American

Pisces

Fred CouplesFred Couples
(Golfer)

03 October 1959

Seattle

American

Libra

Linda CartyLinda Carty

05 October 1958

Saint Kitts

British

Libra

Byron NelsonByron Nelson
(Golfer)

04 February 1912

26 September 2006

Texas

American

Aquarius

Fuzzy ZoellerFuzzy Zoeller
(Golfer)

11 November 1951

New Albany

American

Scorpio

Chloe DaoChloe Dao
(Fashion designer)

15 June 1972

Pakse

Gemini

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