Duke University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Duke University. The list includes people like Richard Nixon, Seth Curry, Tim Cook, Mike Posner & Rand Paul. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as intellectuals & academics, writers, scientists, media personalities and sportspersons etc.

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

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 1 Tim Cook

Tim Cook.
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Chief Executive Officer of Apple
Birthdate: November 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 2 Seth Curry

Seth Curry.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 23, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 Rand Paul

Rand Paul.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: US Senator
Birthdate: January 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsburgh
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 4 Ron Paul

Ron Paul.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 Mike Posner

Mike Posner.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Record Producer
Birthdate: February 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 6 Belle Knox

Belle Knox
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 9, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, USA
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 7 Grant Hill

Grant Hill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
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 8 Stephen Miller

Stephen Miller
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Politician writer
Birthdate: August 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 9 Retta

Retta
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: April 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 10 Brandon Ingram

Brandon Ingram
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 2, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kinston, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 11 Adam Silver

Adam Silver
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyers
Birthdate: April 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rye, New York, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 12 Jay Williams

Jay Williams
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 Cody Ko

Cody Ko.
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: Viner, YouTuber
Birthdate: November 22, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta

 14 Charlie Rose

Charlie Rose
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Famous As: television presenter, journalist
Birthdate: January 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Henderson

 15 Jabari Parker

Jabari Parker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 16 Douglas Brunt

Douglas Brunt
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 17 Austin Rivers

Austin Rivers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: August 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 18 Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 19 Elizabeth Dole

Elizabeth Dole
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Salisbury, North Carolina, USA

 20 Judy Woodruff

Judy Woodruff.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma

 21 Eric Bolling

Eric Bolling
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Famous As: Presenter, Television presenter, Baseball player, Journalist
Birthdate: March 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago

 22 Ken Starr

Ken Starr
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: July 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, USA

 23 Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Marine biologist
Birthdate: August 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gibbstown, New Jersey, U.S.

 24 Jerome Bruner

Jerome Bruner
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher
Birthdate: October 1, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: June 5, 2016

 25 Carlos Boozer

Carlos Boozer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 26 Dan Abrams

Dan Abrams
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.

 27 Elton Brand

Elton Brand
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cortland, New York, USA
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 28 Charles H. Townes

Charles H. Townes.
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: July 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, U.S.
Died: January 27, 2015

 29 Merry Clayton

Merry Clayton
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

 30 Benjamin Watson

Benjamin Watson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: December 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, USA

 31 Bailey Chase

Bailey Chase
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 Shane Battier

Shane Battier
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 33 Mason Plumlee

Mason Plumlee
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 5, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 34 Ayda Field

Ayda Field
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 35 David Rubenstein

David Rubenstein.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Co-founder of The Carlyle Group,
Birthdate: August 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

 36 Jessica Springsteen

Jessica Springsteen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: December 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 37 Fred Brooks

Fred Brooks
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Computer scientist, Engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: April 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Durham

 38 Christian Laettner

Christian Laettner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Angola, New York, USA
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 39 Dan Ariely

Dan Ariely
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: April 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.

 40 Dylan Lauren

Dylan Lauren.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Owner of Dylan's Candy Bar
Birthdate: May 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York

 41 Jay Bilas

Jay Bilas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Pedro, California, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 42 Rita Volk

Rita Volk
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 3, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tashkent, Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic Uzbek SSR, USSR
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 43 Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer.
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts

 44 Aubrey McClendon

Aubrey McClendon
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Died: March 2, 2016

 45 Ken Wilber

Ken Wilber.
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Famous As: Writer, Philosopher
Birthdate: January 31, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

 46 Bill Gross

Bill Gross
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Financier
Birthdate: April 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Middletown

 47 Luis von Ahn

Luis von Ahn
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: August 9, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala

 48 Kyle Singler

Kyle Singler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Medford, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 49 Martin Dempsey

Martin Dempsey
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: March 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

 50 Eric Greitens

Eric Greitens
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Author
Birthdate: April 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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