Auburn University or AU is a private research university based out of Auburn, Alabama. Being one of the handpicked universities in the United States to be deemed as land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant research centers, the university has come a long way since its inception in 1856. Covering a massive 1841 acres, the campus is home to the wonderful student body comprising of over 28,290 students who have the opportunity to pursue over 140 majors in undergraduate, graduate and professional courses. The state’s first public land-grant university, Auburn University enjoys a wide international presence, with over 800 international students and 800 AU students pursuing their education abroad through study abroad programs. Auburn University also gives its students a chance to flourish within its campus by offering the opportunity to be a part of more than 300 clubs and organizations. Auburn University offers programs in various areas of study such as Architecture, Liberal Arts, Education, Nursing, Engineering, and Business and so on. With an impressive list of alumni’s who’ve gone on to achieve great heights in their professional careers, Auburn University is the place where various legends had their humble beginnings. Some of the famous celebrities who went to Auburn University are Tim Cook, Octavia Spencer, Jimmy Wales and Cam Newton. Here’s a list of famous personalities who once attended Auburn University.
Lionel RichieLionel Richie
(Singer-Songwriter)

20 June 1949

American

Charles BarkleyCharles Barkley
(Basketball Player)

20 February 1963

American

Tim CookTim Cook
(CEO of Apple Inc.)

01 November 1960

American

Bo JacksonBo Jackson
(Former Baseball & Football Player)

30 November 1962

American

Meghan McCarthyMeghan McCarthy
(YouTuber)

22 November 1991

American

Baskin ChampionBaskin Champion
(Model)

01 July 1995

American

Stephanie SoechtigStephanie Soechtig
(Film Director)

American

Toni TennilleToni Tennille
(Singer)

Tony RichardsonTony Richardson
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor)

05 June 1928

British

Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
(Biologist, Soldier, Academic, University teacher, Writer)

04 November 1923

American

Will MuschampWill Muschamp
(American football player, Sports coach)

03 August 1971

American

Katherine WebbKatherine Webb
(Model, Beauty pageant contestant)

24 April 1989

American

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Ken MattinglyKen Mattingly
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)

17 March 1936

American

Kimberly PageKimberly Page
(Actor, Dancer)

Rob BironasRob Bironas
(American football player)

Kate HigginsKate Higgins
(Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist)

16 August 1969

American

Victoria JacksonVictoria Jackson
(Actor, Television actor)

02 August 1959

American

Taylor HicksTaylor Hicks
(Musician, Singer, Singer-songwriter)

07 October 1976

American

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Bobby GoldsboroBobby Goldsboro
(Painter, Guitarist, Songwriter)
Jason CampbellJason Campbell
(Athlete, American football player)

Brandon JacobsBrandon Jacobs
(American football player)

Takeo SpikesTakeo Spikes
(American football player)

Lloyd AustinLloyd Austin
(Military personnel)

08 August 1953

American

Heath EvansHeath Evans
(American football player)

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Holland SmithHolland Smith
(Officer)

20 April 1882

American

Kirsty CoventryKirsty Coventry
(Swimmer)

Zimbabwean

Hugh SheltonHugh Shelton
(Military personnel)

02 January 1942

American

Jason DufnerJason Dufner
(Golfer)

24 March 1977

American

Karlos DansbyKarlos Dansby
(American football player)
Fob JamesFob James
(Civil engineer, American football player)

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César CieloCésar Cielo
(Swimmer)
James RedfieldJames Redfield
(Author, Writer)

Millard FullerMillard Fuller
(Entrepreneur)

Rudi JohnsonRudi Johnson
(American football player)

Courtney TaylorCourtney Taylor
(American football player)
Clifton WilliamsClifton Williams
(Astronaut, Test pilot)

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Ben TateBen Tate
(American football player)
Al Del GrecoAl Del Greco
(American football player)

Bobby BrightBobby Bright
(Lawyer)

Spencer BachusSpencer Bachus
(Politician)

Josh BynesJosh Bynes
(Athlete, American football player)
Kathryn C. ThorntonKathryn C. Thornton
(Physicist, Astronaut)

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Quentin GrovesQuentin Groves
(American football player)
Jan DavisJan Davis
(Astronaut, Engineer)

Kendall SimmonsKendall Simmons
(American football player)

Jeremiah RatliffJeremiah Ratliff
(American football player)

Marcus WashingtonMarcus Washington
(American football player)
Frank ThomasFrank Thomas
(Baseball player)

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Marcus McNeillMarcus McNeill
(American football player)
Devin AromashoduDevin Aromashodu
(American football player)

Frederick D. ReeseFrederick D. Reese
(Activist)

28 November 1929

American

James S. VossJames S. Voss
(Astronaut, Engineer)

Brandon CoxBrandon Cox
(American football player)
Frédérick BousquetFrédérick Bousquet
(Swimmer)

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Dick WoodDick Wood
(American football player)
Ben ObomanuBen Obomanu
(American football player)

Damon DuvalDamon Duval
(Athlete)

Will HerringWill Herring
(American football player)

Lester CrawfordLester Crawford
(Veterinarian)
Kody BlissKody Bliss
(American football player)

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Larry DarbyLarry Darby
(Lawyer)
Selena RobertsSelena Roberts
(Journalist, Author, Writer)

Willie AndersonWillie Anderson
(American football player)

Mark GangloffMark Gangloff
(Actor, Swimmer)

Brad LesterBrad Lester
(American football player)
Paul RudolphPaul Rudolph
(architect, university teacher)

23 October 1918

American

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E. T. YorkE. T. York
(Professor)
George HooksGeorge Hooks
(Lawyer)

Tim CarterTim Carter
(American football player)

Tom CochranTom Cochran
(American football player)

Charles Wade BarkleyCharles Wade Barkley
(Spokesperson, Basketball player, Announcer)

20 February 1963

American

Ralph S. CunninghamRalph S. Cunningham
(Businessperson)