George Washington University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of George Washington University. The list includes people like Elizabeth Warren, Alec Baldwin, Eliza Dushku, Colin Powell & Kerry Washington. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, miscellaneous, writers, musicians and media personalities 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 
Jackie Kennedy
(First Lady of the United States from 1961 to 1963)

Jackie Kennedy
28
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States
Died: May 19, 1994
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 

Casey Affleck
15
Birthdate: August 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 3 
Colin Powell
(The First African-American Secretary of State)

Colin Powell
42
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 18, 2021

 4 
Kerry Washington
(Actress and Producer Famous for Her Portrayal of ‘Olivia Pope’ in the Drama Series ‘Scandal’)

Kerry Washington
12
Birthdate: January 31, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 5 
Eliza Dushku
(Actress)

Eliza Dushku
10
Birthdate: December 30, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 
Bob Woodward
(Journalist)

Bob Woodward
4
Birthdate: March 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Geneva, Illinois, United States

 7 
Tammy Duckworth
(United States Senator from Illinois (since 2017))

Tammy Duckworth
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
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 8 
Karen Allen
(Actress)

Karen Allen
1
Birthdate: October 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carrollton, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 9 
Brian Williams
(Journalist, News Anchor)

Brian Williams
12
Birthdate: May 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States

 10 
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
(President of Croatia (2015-2020))

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rijeka, Croatia

 11 
Patch Adams
(Physician)

Patch Adams
7
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 12 
Dana Bash
(Journalist)

Dana Bash
5
Birthdate: June 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 13 
Ina Garten
(Author and Host of the Food Network Show ‘Barefoot Contessa’)

Ina Garten
4
Birthdate: February 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 14 
Daniel Inouye
(Politician)

Daniel Inouye
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 7, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: December 17, 2012

 15 
Scott Wolf
(Actor)

Scott Wolf
2
Birthdate: June 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 16 
Billy Mitchell
(Military General)

Billy Mitchell
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 29, 1879
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: February 19, 1936

 17 
Hal Moore
(Former lieutenant colonel in command of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, at the Battle of Ia Drang in 1965, during the American War in Vietnam)

Hal Moore
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 10, 2017

 18 
Merce Cunningham
(Dancer and Choreographer)

Merce Cunningham
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 16, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Centralia, Washington
Died: July 26, 2009

 19 

Duff Goldman
1
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: December 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit

 20 

T.J. Miller
11
Birthdate: June 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, USA

 21 
Vidya Vox
(YouTuber)

Vidya Vox
6
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: September 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chennai

 22 
J. Edgar Hoover
(First Director of FBI)

J. Edgar Hoover
30
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: May 2, 1972
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 23 
Huma Abedin
(Vice chair of Hillary Clinton's 2016 Presidential campaign)

Huma Abedin
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

 24 
Yvonne Orji
(Actress)

Yvonne Orji
2
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Port Harcourt, Rivers State Rivers, Nigeria

 25 
Kate Bolduan
(Journalist, News anchor)

Kate Bolduan
3
Birthdate: July 28, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goshen, Indiana, United States

 26 
Red Auerbach
(Basketball coach)

Red Auerbach
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 28, 2006

 27 

Manish Dayal
3
Birthdate: June 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Orangeburg, South Carolina, USA

 28 

Michael Avenatti
10
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 29 
Mark Felt
(2nd Associate Director of the FBI (1972-73))

Mark Felt
11
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 17, 1913
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Twin Falls, Idaho, United States
Died: December 18, 2008

 30 

Kevin Peter Hall
7
Birthdate: May 9, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: April 10, 1991
Height: 7'3" (221 cm)

 31 
Jeremiah Denton
(Politician)

Jeremiah Denton
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, USA
Died: March 28, 2014

 32 
Mark Esper
(Politicians)

Mark Esper
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 26, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Uniontown, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 33 
Ross Martin
(Actors)

Ross Martin
1
Birthdate: March 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gródek, Poland
Died: July 3, 1981
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 34 
William Barr
(Politician)

William Barr
10
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York (state) New York, U.S.

 35 
Virginia Hall
(Espionage agent)

Virginia Hall
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: July 8, 1982

 36 
Harry Reid
(United States senator from Nevada from 1987 to 2017)

Harry Reid
18
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Searchlight, Nevada, United States
Died: December 28, 2021

 37 
Syngman Rhee
(Statesman)

Syngman Rhee
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 26, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haeju
Died: July 19, 1965

 38 
Chuck Todd
(Journalist)

Chuck Todd
7
Birthdate: April 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA

 39 
Tony Dokoupil
(Known for his work as a co-anchor of CBS Mornings)

Tony Dokoupil
0
Birthdate: December 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 40 
John Foster Dulles
(Former United States Secretary of State)

John Foster Dulles
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 25, 1888
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., U.S.
Died: May 24, 1959

 41 

George Armitage Miller
1
Birthdate: February 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Died: July 22, 2012

 42 
Mark Warner
(Politician)

Mark Warner
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 43 
Ken Starr
(Lawyer)

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

 44 
Aldrich Ames
(Former CIA Officer & Agent for the Soviet Union & Russia)

Aldrich Ames
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 26, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: River Falls, Wisconsin

 45 

Charles Colson
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 16, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: April 21, 2012

 46 

Lester Frank Ward
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 18, 1841
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: April 18, 1913

 47 
Rachel Zoe
(Fashion Designer)

Rachel Zoe
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 48 
John Warner
(Politician)

John Warner
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

 49 

William Peter Blatty
1
Birthdate: January 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: January 12, 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 50 
Haddaway
(Singer, Musician)

Haddaway
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Port of Spain
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