Georgetown University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Georgetown University. The list includes people like Bradley Cooper, Bill Clinton, Ivanka Trump, Maria Shriver & David Muir. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, media personalities, lawyers & judges, intellectuals & academics and film & theater personalities etc.
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Lyndon B. Johnson
(36th President of the United States (1963 - 1969))
Lyndon B. Johnson
76
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stonewall, Texas, United States
Died: January 22, 1973

The era of Lyndon B Johnson, the 36th president of the United States, saw the passage of many important laws pertaining to civil rights, gun control and social security.  Also, his ‘war on poverty’ helped millions to rise above the poverty line. However, he was criticised for the escalation of the Vietnam War.

 2 
John Mulaney
(Stand-Up Comedian and Writer for the TV Show ‘Saturday Night Live’)
John Mulaney
69
Birthdate: August 26, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Former SNL writer John Mulaney is best known for his Comedy Central special New in Town and his Fox series Mulaney. The Emmy Award-winning stand-up comedian plays George St. Geegland in a comedy duo. He has also voiced Peter Porker/Spider-Ham in the Oscar-winning movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
 3 
Allen Iverson
(One of the Greatest Scorers in Basketball)
Allen Iverson
61
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hampton, Virginia, United States

Former professional basketball player, Allen Iverson, is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential basketball players of all time. He retired after playing 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for various teams. At the time of his retirement, he was an 11-time NBA All-Star. A popular star, he has made a few cameo appearances in films.

 4 
Bradley Cooper
(Actor and Filmmaker)
Bradley Cooper
94
Birthdate: January 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Abington Township, Pennsylvania, United States

One of the highest-paid actors in the world, Bradley Cooper has been active in Hollywood for over two decades, playing roles ranging from comedic to dramatic. He was named on Time's list of 100 most influential people in the world in 2015. He supports the charity, Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.

 5 
Bill Clinton
(42nd President of the United States)
Bill Clinton
138
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hope, Arkansas, United States

Bill Cinton was the 42nd president of the United States who served for two terms from 1993 to 2001. He was the third-youngest president in the American history and presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history. The second-term of his presidency was rocked by the infamous Monica Lewinsky sex-scandal for which he was impeached and later acquitted.

 6 
Patrick Ewing
(Jamaican-American Basketball Coach and Former Basketball Player)
Patrick Ewing
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Patrick Ewing is a Jamaican-American former basketball player who played for popular NBA teams like New York Knicks and Seattle SuperSonics. He also won gold medals at the 1984 and 1992 Olympic Games as part of the US men's national basketball teams. In 2008, Patrick Ewing was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame for his individual career.

 7 
Tiffany Trump
(Daughter of Donald Trump)
Tiffany Trump
118
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

The only child of US President, Donald Trump, and his second wife, Marla Maples, Tiffany Trump has worked as a model in the past. As a teenager, she aspired to become a musician and released her debut single in 2011. She later took up a few modeling assignments. She graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 2020.

 8 
Kayleigh McEnany
(Political Commentator)
Kayleigh McEnany
77
Birthdate: April 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida

The current White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is also a political commentator, author and a lawyer. The highly educated, confident and energetic McEnany worked for Fox News and CNN before she shot to fame during the 2016 presidential election for her support for Donald Trump.

 9 
Jim Gaffigan
(Stand-up comedian)
Jim Gaffigan
23
Birthdate: July 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chesterton, Indiana, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 10 
Maria Shriver
(Former First Lady of California (2003 - 2011) and Ex-Wife of Actor 'Arnold Schwarzenegger')
Maria Shriver
26
Birthdate: November 6, 1955
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Famous American journalist, Maria Shriver, is recognised for her long association with NBC. Her documentary series The Alzheimer’s Project earned rave reviews and she later founded the nonprofit organization, 'The Women's Alzheimer's Movement'. As the former First Lady of California– she was married to Arnold Schwarzenegger when he was the governor of California– she involved herself in numerous charity works.

 11 
Dikembe Mutombo
(Basketball player)
Dikembe Mutombo
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)
 12 
Carl Reiner
(A Legend of American Comedy)
Carl Reiner
7
Birthdate: March 20, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 29, 2020
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 13 
Antonin Scalia
(Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1986 - 2016))
Antonin Scalia
24
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Trenton, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 13, 2016

Scalia played an important role as an associate justice of the US Supreme Court for 30 years. Not only was he regarded as one of the most important justices in the history of the court, but he was also considered one of the most influential jurists of the 20th century. He was posthumously honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 14 
David Muir
(Journalist)
David Muir
24
Birthdate: November 8, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York
Multiple Emmy- and Edward R. Murrow Award-winning anchor David Muir is best known as a co-host of 20/20 and ABC's World News. His coverage of the 9/11 attacks earned him a National Headliner Award. One of the most-watched U.S. journalists, he was named to People's 2014 Sexiest Men Alive list. 
 15 
Mac McClung
(Basketball player)
Mac McClung
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gate City, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Savannah Guthrie
(Co-Anchor of the NBC News Morning Show 'Today')
Savannah Guthrie
8
Birthdate: December 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia

NBC News anchor and broadcast journalist Savannah Guthrie is best known for co-anchoring the show Today. She appeared in the series finale of 30 Rock. She has penned two children’s books, too. She is also a practicing lawyer and has worked with domestic abuse victims.

 17 
Alonzo Mourning
(Basketball player)
Alonzo Mourning
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesapeake, Virginia, USA
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 18 
Brit Marling
(Actress)
Brit Marling
7
Birthdate: August 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
Jonathan Nolan
(Creator of TV series 'Person of Interest', 'Westworld' & Co-writer of Movies 'The Presitige', 'The Dark Knight')
Jonathan Nolan
6
Birthdate: June 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England

Jonathan Nolan is a British-American television producer, director, screenwriter, and author. He is credited with creating the CBS science fiction crime drama Person of Interest. He is also credited with co-creating HBO's popular science fiction Western television series Westworld. Along with his brother Christopher Nolan, Jonathan has co-written popular films, such as The Dark Knight and Interstellar.

 20 
Kirstjen Nielsen
(Attorney)
Kirstjen Nielsen
16
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.
 21 
James Murray
(Comedian, Actor, Author and Producer Known for His TV Series ‘Impractical Jokers’)
James Murray
7
Birthdate: May 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York City, New York
Comedian James Murray gained fame as part of the comedy troupe The Tenderloins, with whom he has also appeared in the TruTv series Impractical Jokers. He got married to Jenna Vulcano and got the marriage annulled the night after their honeymoon as part of a stunt on Impractical Jokers
 22 
Norah O'Donnell
(Anchor of the News Show 'CBS Evening News' and Correspondent for the News Show '60 Minutes')
Norah O'Donnell
6
Birthdate: January 23, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States

Emmy-winning TV journalist and CBS anchor Norah O'Donnell is best known to audiences for her shows such as CBS Evening News and 60 Minutes. Born to Irish-American parents, she spent a few years in Korea, as a child, where she gave videotaped English lessons. She is a skin cancer survivor

 23 
Aimee Mullins
(First Amputee to Compete Against Able-bodied Athletes in NCAA Events)
Aimee Mullins
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States

Born without fibular bones, Aimee Mullins had to have her legs amputated below the knee as an infant. Undeterred, she grew up to be a Paralympic record-breaker, competing as a track and field athlete with prosthetic legs. She has walked the ramp for Alexander McQueen and has starred in films, too.

 24 
John Dean
(Author)
John Dean
9
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 14, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Akron
 25 
John F. Kelly
(28th White House Chief of Staff (2017 - 2019))
John F. Kelly
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
John F. Kelly served as the White House Chief of Staff from 2017 to 2019, and as the Secretary of Homeland Security in 2017. He is part of the board of Caliburn International. The former U.S. Marine Corps general has also won awards such as the Defense Distinguished Service Medal.
 26 
Chris Sacca
(Venture Investor)
Chris Sacca
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lockport, New York, United States
Investor and lawyer Christopher Sacca owns the venture capital firm Lowercase Capital, which has invested in organizations such as Twitter, Instagram, and Uber. He has also worked with Google Inc. and appeared as a "Guest Shark" on the show Shark Tank. He has also signed The Giving Pledge.
 27 
Pat Buchanan
(Political Commentator, Syndicated Columnist & Politician)
Pat Buchanan
6
Birthdate: November 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 28 
Mike Birbiglia
(Comedian)
Mike Birbiglia
6
Birthdate: June 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Robert M. Gates
(Politician)
Robert M. Gates
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
 30 
Steve Bannon
(American Media Executive and Former White House's Chief Strategist Under President, Donald Trump)
Steve Bannon
26
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Steve Bannon was the White House chief strategist during the first seven months of President Donald Trump’s administration. Prior to this, he worked as an investment banker and produced several movies as well as documentaries. He also co-founded Breitbart News, a far-right media organization before joining Trump in his 2016 presidential election campaign as CEO.
 31 
Hunter Biden
(Lawyer, Son of Joe Biden)
Hunter Biden
87
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
 32 
Eric Trump
(Son of Donald Trump & Executive V.P. of The Trump Organization)
Eric Trump
48
Birthdate: January 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 33 
Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan
(Prince)
Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 28, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan
 34 
Vera Rubin
(American Astronomer Known for Her Pioneering Work on Galaxy Rotation Rates)
Vera Rubin
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 25, 2016

American astronomer Vera Rubin is best known for her pioneering discoveries on galaxy rotation rates, her groundbreaking work confirming the existence of dark matter and for her life-long advocacy for women in science. She studied the galactic rotation curves and provided strong evidence of the existence of dark matter. The Vera C. Rubin Observatory in Chile is named after her.

 35 
Eileen Brennan
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Captain Doreen Lewis’ in the Film ‘Private Benjamin’)
Eileen Brennan
3
Birthdate: September 3, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 28, 2013

Eileen Brennan was an American actress who was active in Hollywood for six decades. She appeared in numerous stage productions, films, and TV shows. Beginning her career while attending university, she first appeared in stage productions. Eventually, she started acting in films and TV shows as well. She usually played sympathetic, supporting characters. She received one Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.

 36 
Jon Ossoff
(Politician)
Jon Ossoff
24
Birthdate: February 16, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
 37 
Jeff Green
(Basketball player)
Jeff Green
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cheverly, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 38 
Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece
(Prince)
Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tatoi Royal Palace, Greece
 39 
Jeremiah Denton
(Politician)
Jeremiah Denton
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, USA
Died: March 28, 2014
 40 
Marilyn Milian
(Judge, TV personality)
Marilyn Milian
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 41 
Kelly Rohrbach
(Actress and Model Known for Her Role of 'C. J. Parker' in the Film 'Baywatch;)
Kelly Rohrbach
13
Birthdate: January 21, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Greenwich, Connecticut, United States
Kelly Rohrbach is best known as C. J. Parker from the film Baywatch. She has also played minor roles in series such as Two and a Half Men and The New Normal. A talented model, she was declared the “Rookie of the Year” of the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
 42 
Alexander Haig
(United States Secretary of State (1981-82))
Alexander Haig
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 20, 2010
 43 
Mazie Hirono
(American Lawyer and Politician)
Mazie Hirono
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 3, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fukushima, Japan
 44 
Patrick Leahy
(United States Senator from Vermont)
Patrick Leahy
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 31, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montpelier, Vermont, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 45 
Jerome Powell
(Attorney, Investment Banker and 16th Chair of the Federal Reserve)
Jerome Powell
7
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 4, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Jerome Powell, a qualified lawyer, is the incumbent chair of the Federal Reserve. He has previously been an investment banker and an under-secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance. While he was praised for his actions to control the economic impact of COVID-19, he was criticized for creating wealth inequality.
 46 
Carter Page
(American Petroleum Industry Consultant and a Former Foreign-Policy Adviser to Donald Trump)
Carter Page
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Carter Page is an American investment banker and foreign policy analyst. He played an important role during the 2016 presidential election campaign when he served as a foreign-policy adviser to Donald Trump. A petroleum industry consultant, Carter Page is credited with founding Global Energy Capital, which specializes in the Central Asian and Russian oil and gas business.

 47 
Roy Hibbert
(Jamaican-American Former Professional Basketball Player)
Roy Hibbert
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 11, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States

Roy Hibbert is a Jamaican-American retired basketball player best known for his achievements in the NBA. A two-time NBA All-Star, Hibbert has played for popular teams like Los Angeles Lakers and Charlotte Hornets. In the 2013-14 NBA season, Roy Hibbert was the runner-up for the prestigious NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award.

 48 
Greta Van Susteren
(News Anchor for 'Newsmax TV')
Greta Van Susteren
13
Birthdate: June 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Appleton, Wisconsin, United States

Lawyer Greta Van Susteren gained fame as an anchor for CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News. She is best known for her 14-year stint on Fox News's On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren and for MSNBC’s For the Record with Greta. She was named one of Forbes's most powerful women.

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P. J. Soles
(Regarded as a scream queen)
P. J. Soles
2
Birthdate: July 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 50 
Paul Pelosi
(American Businessman Who is Married to the U.S. House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi.)
Paul Pelosi
32
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, Californammia, United States

Paul Pelosi is an American businessman. Pelosi owns and operates a venture capital investment and real estate firm called Financial Leasing Services, Inc., through which he has amassed a fortune of $114 million. He also sits on many corporate and philanthropic boards. He is married to Nancy Pelosi, the current U.S. House speaker.

Situated in Washington D.C., is the private, non-profit research university that is Georgetown University. With an overall average enrollment of almost 18,000 individuals, Georgetown offers degrees in forty-eight fields of study. Being the oldest Catholic and Jesuit-affiliated institution of higher education in the country, Georgetown University lives up to its rich historical hferitage of being one of the finest universities in the United States. The nine schools under Georgetown University offer the students rigorous programs that enhance their vision and guide them towards achieving their goals. It has been classified as ‘most selective’ when it comes to attaining admission to the college as per U.S. News & World Report. With the student body strength touching 8,000, Georgetown University is a place where diverse cultures thrive, with students representing over 129 different countries. The prestigious alumni’s of the university have gone on to win 23 Rhodes Scholarships, 21 Marshall Scholarships, 26 Truman Scholarships and 14 Mitchell Scholarships. People from different walks of life are given the opportunity to excel in various fields such as Law, Arts & Sciences, Medicine, Business, Nursing, and Foreign Service and so on. Some noteworthy personalities who studied at Georgetown University include Bill Clinton, Bradley Cooper, Antonin Scalia and Patrick Ewing. Here is a list of eminent celebrities from Georgetown University who have inspired, motivated and left a mark in various spheres of life.