Check out the list of notable Auburn University alumni. Some of the notable Auburn University students are Tim Cook, Lionel Richie, Bo Jackson and Meghan McCarthy.

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

Tuskegee

American

Gemini

Tim CookTim Cook
(CEO of Apple Inc.)

01 November 1960

Mobile

American

Scorpio

Bo JacksonBo Jackson
(Former Baseball & Football Player)

30 November 1962

Bessemer, Alabama, U.S.

American

Sagittarius

Meghan McCarthyMeghan McCarthy
(screenwriter, lyricist, producer, and voice-over artist)

22 November 1991

Scranton, Pennsylvania

American

Scorpio

Stephanie SoechtigStephanie Soechtig
(Film Director)

New York

American

Charles BarkleyCharles Barkley
(Basketball player, Announcer, Author, Sports analyst, Spokesperson, Actor, Journalist)

20 February 1963

Leeds

American

Pisces

Jimmy BuffettJimmy Buffett
(Singer, Writer, Novelist, Aviator, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Autobiographer, Actor, Children's writer)

25 December 1946

Pascagoula

American

Capricorn

Will MuschampWill Muschamp
(American football player, Sports coach)

03 August 1971

Rome

American

Leo

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

05 June 1928

14 November 1991

Shipley

British

Gemini

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

04 November 1923

03 March 2001

Mobile

American

Scorpio

Ken MattinglyKen Mattingly
(Officer, Astronaut, Aviator)

17 March 1936

Chicago

American

Pisces

Katherine WebbKatherine Webb
(Model, Beauty pageant contestant)

24 April 1989

Montgomery

American

Taurus

Heath EvansHeath Evans
(American football player)
Kate HigginsKate Higgins
(Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Pianist)

16 August 1969

Charlottesville

American

Leo

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

07 October 1976

Miramar

American

Libra

Victoria JacksonVictoria Jackson
(Actor, Television actor)

02 August 1959

Miami

American

Leo

Kimberly PageKimberly Page
(Actor, Dancer)
Rob BironasRob Bironas
(American football player)

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

Toni TennilleToni Tennille
(Singer)

Brandon JacobsBrandon Jacobs
(American football player)

Takeo SpikesTakeo Spikes
(American football player)
Jason DufnerJason Dufner
(Golfer)

24 March 1977

Cleveland

American

Aries

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

Lloyd AustinLloyd Austin
(Military personnel)

08 August 1953

Mobile

American

Leo

Holland SmithHolland Smith
(Officer)

20 April 1882

12 January 1967

Alabama

American

Aries

Kirsty CoventryKirsty Coventry
(Swimmer)
Hugh SheltonHugh Shelton
(Military personnel)

02 January 1942

Tarboro

American

Capricorn

Ben TateBen Tate
(American football player)
James RedfieldJames Redfield
(Author, Writer)

Rudi JohnsonRudi Johnson
(American football player)

Bobby BrightBobby Bright
(Lawyer)

Clifton WilliamsClifton Williams
(Astronaut, Test pilot)
Brad LesterBrad Lester
(American football player)

Al Del GrecoAl Del Greco
(American football player)
Spencer BachusSpencer Bachus
(Politician)

Kathryn C. ThorntonKathryn C. Thornton
(Physicist, Astronaut)

Josh BynesJosh Bynes
(Athlete, American football player)

Courtney TaylorCourtney Taylor
(American football player)
Millard FullerMillard Fuller
(Entrepreneur)

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

Brandon CoxBrandon Cox
(American football player)

Frederick D. ReeseFrederick D. Reese
(Activist)

28 November 1929

Albama

American

Sagittarius

Kendall SimmonsKendall Simmons
(American football player)
Frank ThomasFrank Thomas
(Baseball player)

Jeremiah RatliffJeremiah Ratliff
(American football player)
Marcus WashingtonMarcus Washington
(American football player)

Devin AromashoduDevin Aromashodu
(American football player)

Marcus McNeillMarcus McNeill
(American football player)

James S. VossJames S. Voss
(Astronaut, Engineer)
Ben ObomanuBen Obomanu
(American football player)

Damon DuvalDamon Duval
(Athlete)
Dick WoodDick Wood
(American football player)

Will HerringWill Herring
(American football player)

Lester CrawfordLester Crawford
(Veterinarian)

Selena RobertsSelena Roberts
(Journalist, Author, Writer)
Mark GangloffMark Gangloff
(Actor, Swimmer)

Larry DarbyLarry Darby
(Lawyer)
Kody BlissKody Bliss
(American football player)

Willie AndersonWillie Anderson
(American football player)

George HooksGeorge Hooks
(Lawyer)

E. T. YorkE. T. York
(Professor)
Tom CochranTom Cochran
(American football player)

Paul RudolphPaul Rudolph
(architect, university teacher)

23 October 1918

08 August 1997

Elkton

American

Libra

Tim CarterTim Carter
(American football player)

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

20 February 1963

Leeds

American

Pisces

César CieloCésar Cielo
(Swimmer)

Frédérick BousquetFrédérick Bousquet
(Swimmer)
James William  BuffettJames William Buffett
(Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Guitarist)

25 December 1946

Pascagoula

American

Capricorn

Ralph S. CunninghamRalph S. Cunningham
(Businessperson)

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