American University Notable Alumni

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Discover the notable alumni of American University. The list includes people like Goldie Hawn, Jordan Belfort, Henry Rollins, Robert Byrd & Alice Paul. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as media personalities, film & theater personalities, lawyers & judges, writers and business people etc.
Vote for Your Favourite American University Notable Alumni
 1 
Cass Elliot
(American Singer Who was a Member of the Folk-Rock Band 'The Mamas & the Papas')
Cass Elliot
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 19, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: July 29, 1974
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
Judith Sheindlin
(TV personality)
Judith Sheindlin
20
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 3 
Henry Rollins
(Lead Vocalist of Los Angeles Hardcore Group 'Black Flag')
Henry Rollins
6
Birthdate: February 13, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Luis Guzmán
14
Birthdate: August 28, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cayey, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 5 
Alice Paul
(American Quaker, Feminist, Suffragist, and Women's Rights Activist)
Alice Paul
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 9, 1977
 6 
Jordan Belfort
(Author of 'The Wolf of Wall Street')
Jordan Belfort
39
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 9, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Nancy Meyers
(Director)
Nancy Meyers
2
Birthdate: December 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 8 
Kathy Reichs
(Forensic Anthropologist Who Used Her Expertise to Write the Bestselling Crime Novel, 'Break No Bones')
Kathy Reichs
1
Birthdate: July 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 9 
Giuliana Rancic
(TV Show Host)
Giuliana Rancic
4
Birthdate: August 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
Willard Scott
(American Weather Presenter Known for His Self-Deprecating Humor & Cheerful Personality)
Willard Scott
1
Birthdate: March 7, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Died: September 4, 2021
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
John Fahey
(Guitarist)
John Fahey
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 28, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: February 22, 2001
 12 
Virginia Hall
(American Secret Agent Who Worked in France During World War II)
Virginia Hall
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: July 8, 1982
 13 
Neil Cavuto
(Journalist, Television presenter)
Neil Cavuto
4
Birthdate: September 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Westbury, New York
 14 
Max Brooks
(Actor)
Max Brooks
1
Birthdate: May 22, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 15 
Gary Cohn
(American Business Leader Who Served as the Director of the National Economic Council from 2017 to 2018)
Gary Cohn
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
 16 
Maria Butina
(Entrepreneur)
Maria Butina
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barnaul, Russia
 17 
Bryan Callen
(Filipino-Born American Comedian, Actor, and Podcaster)
Bryan Callen
11
Birthdate: January 26, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Adrian Cronauer
(Lawyer, Radio personality)
Adrian Cronauer
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh
 19 
Alisyn Camerota
(Journalist, Political Commentator)
Alisyn Camerota
3
Birthdate: June 21, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 20 
Gale Harold
1
Birthdate: July 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Decatur, Georgia, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 21 
Avram Glazer
(Businessperson)
Avram Glazer
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, United States
 22 
Judy Smith
(Crisis manager)
Judy Smith
0
Birthdate: October 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 23 
David Gregory
(Journalist)
David Gregory
1
Birthdate: August 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 24 
Iván Duque
(President of Colombia)
Iván Duque
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bogotá, Colombia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 25 
Kermit Washington
(Basketball player)
Kermit Washington
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 26 
Robert Kagan
(American Neoconservative Scholar and Critic of U.S. Foreign Policy)
Robert Kagan
0
Birthdate: September 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Princess Iman bint Hussein
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 24, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
 28 
Loretta Sanchez
(Politician)
Loretta Sanchez
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lynwood, California Lynwood, California, United States U.S.
 29 
Star Jones
(Lawyer, Journalist, Television Personality & Fashion Designer)
Star Jones
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Badin, North Carolina, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 30 
Susan Eisenberg
(Voice Actress)
Susan Eisenberg
0
Birthdate: August 21, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
 31 
Tom Goldstein
(Lawyer who founded SCOTUSblog, a prominent blog covering the Supreme Court)
Tom Goldstein
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1970 AD
Birthplace: United States
 32 
Zheng Cao
(Chinese-Origin American Opera Singer)
Zheng Cao
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 9, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Shanghai, China
Died: February 21, 2013
 33 
Bruce Schneier
(Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist)
Bruce Schneier
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
 34 
Petra Kelly
(Former politician who help found Germany's Green Party and was awarded the Right Livelihood Award in 1982)
Petra Kelly
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Günzburg, Germany
Died: October 1, 1992
 35 
James Tiptree Jr.
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 24, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S
Died: May 19, 1987
 36 
Keith Mitchell
(Prime Minister of Grenada)
Keith Mitchell
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 12, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint George, Grenada
 37 
Lynne Stewart
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 7, 2017
Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa
1
Birthdate: June 3, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jasra, Bahrain
Died: March 6, 1999
 39 
Allen Chastanet
(Leader of the Opposition of Saint Lucia)
Allen Chastanet
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Saint Lucia
 40 
Corey Lewandowski
(American commentator)
Corey Lewandowski
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 18, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
 41 
Jacqui Frazier-Lyde
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: December 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Henepola Gunaratana
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 7, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Henepola, Sri Lanka
 43 
Suneil Anand
(Indian Actor, Filmmaker and Son of Legendary Bollywood Actor Dev Anand)
Suneil Anand
2
Birthdate: June 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 44 
Greg Lukianoff
(President of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education)
Greg Lukianoff
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
 45 
Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Riffa, Bahrain
 46 
Florence King
(American Novelist, Essayist & Columnist)
Florence King
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: January 6, 2016
 47 
Tom Shales
(Journalist)
Tom Shales
0
Birthdate: November 3, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Elgin
 48 
Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi
(4th Speaker of the Somaliland House of Representatives)
Abdirahman Mohamed Abdullahi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hargeisa, Somaliland
 49 
Carroll A. Campbell Jr.
(112th Governor of South Carolina)
Carroll A. Campbell Jr.
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 7, 2005
 50 
Ann Beattie
(Novelist)
Ann Beattie
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
American University is one of the top ranked universities in the US. Located in the capital city of the US, AU recognises itself as a global university known for its tradition of welcoming students from across the world. A home to over 1,370 students from over 130 countries, AU’s diversity is also reflected in the academics, faculty, and exchange programs. Getting into the nitty-gritty of the university, AU has six schools, out of which the School of International Service is ranked the 8th in the world for Graduate Program and 9th for Undergrad. The Princeton Review’s annual survey reported that AU was named the most politically active school in the nation, especially during the years 2008, 2010, and 2012. AU was even ranked as ‘Best Buy’ college in relation to the cost of attendance but in the year 2013, it was listed on Daily Beast as one of the least affordable colleges. With academic programs and courses in International Service, Human Rights, and Public Affairs, AU’s educational database does have a heavy background with student participation even in Peace Corps and Community Service. American University’s incredible credibility even lies in the list of amazing alumni who still call themselves as a proud AU grad. Now gaining popularity in different walks of life, famous TV personalities like Goldie Hawn, Dannie Glover, Giuliana Rancic, and even Mike O’Meara are some of the names in the AU alumni list. This list of notable American University alumni is based on the individual’s achievements and fame. We are quite certain that you will be surprised by some of the notable American University alumni who made it to this list.