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 Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving
35
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 2 Tim Cook

Tim Cook
31
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: CEO of Apple
Birthdate: November 1, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 3 Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon
46
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the United States (1969-74)
Birthdate: January 9, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yorba Linda, California, United States
Died: April 22, 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 4 Ken Jeong

Ken Jeong
34
Famous As: Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: July 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States

 5 Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: July 6, 2000
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salisbury, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 6 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, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 7 Rand Paul

Rand Paul
35
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Senator from Kentucky (Since 2011)
Birthdate: January 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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 8 Jayson Tatum

Jayson Tatum
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 3, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 9 Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates
25
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philanthropist, Ex-Wife of Bill Gates
Birthdate: August 15, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States

 10 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)

 11 Mike Posner

Mike Posner
4
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Record Producer
Birthdate: February 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 12 Grant Hill

Grant Hill
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 5, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 13 Brandon Ingram

Brandon Ingram
4
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)

 14 Retta

Retta
1
Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: April 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 15 Adam Silver

Adam Silver
6
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)

 16 Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones
0
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)

 17 JJ Redick

JJ Redick
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Famous As: Basketball player, Podcaster
Birthdate: June 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 18 Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player - Center
Birthdate: December 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 19 Jay Williams

Jay Williams
9
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)

 20 J. B. Pritzker

J. B. Pritzker
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: 43rd Governor of Illinois
Birthdate: January 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Atherton, California, United States

 21 Grayson Allen

Grayson Allen
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 22 Marvin Bagley III

Marvin Bagley III
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 14, 1999
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tempe, Arizona, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 23 Elizabeth Dole

Elizabeth Dole
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Salisbury, North Carolina, USA

 24 Cody Ko

Cody Ko
1
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: November 22, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Calgary, Canada
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 25 Douglas Brunt

Douglas Brunt
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 26 Eric Bolling

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

 27 Quinn Cook

Quinn Cook
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 23, 1993
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 28 Austin Rivers

Austin Rivers
3
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)

 29 Judy Woodruff

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

 30 RJ Barrett

RJ Barrett
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: June 14, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 31 Bobby Hurley

Bobby Hurley
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player,
Birthdate: June 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 Gérard Louis-Dreyfus

Gérard Louis-Dreyfus
0
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Chairman of Louis Dreyfus Energy Services
Birthdate: June 21, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 16, 2016

 33 Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle
2
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Marine biologist
Birthdate: August 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gibbstown, New Jersey, U.S.

 34 Bailey Chase

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

 35 Dan Abrams

Dan Abrams
2
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S.

 36 Quin Snyder

Quin Snyder
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mercer Island, Washington, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 37 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)

 38 Ayda Field

Ayda Field
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 39 Benjamin Watson

Benjamin Watson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: December 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, USA

 40 Christian Laettner

Christian Laettner
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Angola, New York, USA
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 41 Richard Brake

Richard Brake
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 30, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ystrad Mynach, Hengoed, Wales, UK
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 42 Carlos Boozer

Carlos Boozer
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Aschaffenburg, Bavaria, Germany
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 43 Jerome Bruner

Jerome Bruner
0
Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher
Birthdate: October 1, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City
Died: June 5, 2016

 44 Tyus Jones

Tyus Jones
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 10, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Burnsville, Minnesota, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 45 Cam Reddish

Cam Reddish
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 1, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 46 Mason Plumlee

Mason Plumlee
1
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)

 47 Elton Brand

Elton Brand
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cortland, New York, USA
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 48 Rodney Hood

Rodney Hood
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 49 Charles H. Townes

Charles H. Townes
0
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: July 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Died: January 27, 2015

 50 Ken Starr

Ken Starr
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: July 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vernon, Texas, USA
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