Indiana University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Indiana University. The list includes people like Dan Quayle, John Mellencamp, James Watson, Victor Oladipo & Jane Pauley. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, intellectuals & academics, media personalities, scientists and activists 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 Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban.
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 2 John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seymour
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 3 Isiah Thomas

Isiah Thomas.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player, Basketball coach, Consultant
Birthdate: April 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 Victor Oladipo

Victor Oladipo.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: May 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 5 Jamal Khashoggi

Jamal Khashoggi.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: October 2, 2018

 6 James Watson

James Watson.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Molecular Biologist
Birthdate: April 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 7 Jamie Hyneman

Jamie Hyneman
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Famous As: Television presenter, Journalist, Linguist, Wrangler, Machinist
Birthdate: September 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Marshall
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 Ryan Murphy

Ryan Murphy
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: November 9, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 Suzanne Collins

Suzanne Collins.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Television writer
Birthdate: August 10, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Mark Spitz

Mark Spitz.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: February 10, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 Jane Pauley

Jane Pauley.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 12 Robert M. Gates

Robert M. Gates
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas Wichita, Kansas, U.S.

 13 Colin Donnell

Colin Donnell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 John Wesley Shipp

John Wesley Shipp
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 22, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 15 Ben Higgins

Ben Higgins.
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Famous As: Reality TV Personality
Birthdate: March 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 16 Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley.
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Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: September 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gulfport
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 17 Herb Baumeister

Herb Baumeister
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: April 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Butler-Tarkington, Indiana, USA
Died: July 3, 1996

 18 Dan Quayle

Dan Quayle.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: February 4, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 19 Dick Enberg

Dick Enberg
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: January 9, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Clemens, Michigan, United States
Died: December 21, 2017
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 Andreas Katsulas

Andreas Katsulas.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Died: February 13, 2006

 21 Booker T. Jones

Booker T. Jones
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

 22 Todd Young

Todd Young
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 24, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.

 23 Gary Snyder

Gary Snyder.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: American man of letters
Birthdate: May 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Francisco
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 24 Chris Botti

Chris Botti
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Jazz musician, Radio personality
Birthdate: October 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Portland
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 25 Rob Wiethoff

Rob Wiethoff
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seymour, Indiana, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 26 David Chalmers

David Chalmers
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Famous As: Philosopher, University teacher
Birthdate: April 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Australia

 27 Meg Cabot

Meg Cabot.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American author
Birthdate: February 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bloomington
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 28 Hastings Banda

Hastings Banda
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: February 15, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kasungu, Malawi
Died: November 25, 1997

 29 Emilie Autumn

Emilie Autumn
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Poet, Violinist, Pianist
Birthdate: September 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles

 30 Tan Kheng Hua

Tan Kheng Hua
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Singapore
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 31 Lewis Terman

Lewis Terman
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher
Birthdate: January 15, 1877
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Johnson County
Died: December 21, 1956

 32 Max Robinson

Max Robinson
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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: May 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Died: December 20, 1988

 33 Chris Lytle

Chris Lytle
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 34 David Starr Jordan

David Starr Jordan
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Botanist, Peace activist, Zoologist, Autobiographer, Ichthyologist
Birthdate: January 19, 1851
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gainesville (village), New York
Died: September 19, 1931

 35 Garo Yepremian

Garo Yepremian
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football placekicker
Birthdate: June 2, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Larnaca, Cyprus
Died: May 15, 2015
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 36 Dave Niehaus

Dave Niehaus
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Famous As: Sportscaster
Birthdate: February 19, 1935
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Princeton, Indiana, United States
Died: November 10, 2010

 37 Dell Hymes

Dell Hymes
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Famous As: Anthropologist, Linguist, University teacher, Sociologist
Birthdate: June 7, 1927
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Portland
Died: November 13, 2009

 38 Jerry Uelsmann

Jerry Uelsmann
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: June 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit

 39 Sherman Minton

Sherman Minton
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Senator
Birthdate: October 20, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Georgetown, Indiana, United States
Died: April 9, 1965

 40 Steve Tesich

Steve Tesich
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: September 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Užice, Serbia
Died: July 1, 1996

 41 Vesto Slipher

Vesto Slipher
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: November 11, 1875
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mulberry
Died: November 8, 1969

 42 Wiley Blount Rutledge

Wiley Blount Rutledge
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Justice of the Supreme Court
Birthdate: July 20, 1894
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cloverport, Kentucky, United States
Died: September 10, 1949

 43 John M. Ford

John M. Ford.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Writer, Game Designer
Birthdate: April 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: East Chicago
Died: September 25, 2006

 44 David Baker

David Baker
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 21, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: March 26, 2016

 45 Pete Pihos

Pete Pihos
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: October 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
Died: August 16, 2011

 46 John Hollander

John Hollander
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: August 17, 2013

 47 Tobias Dantzig

Tobias Dantzig
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: February 19, 1884
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Latvia
Died: August 9, 1956

 48 Clark Wissler

Clark Wissler
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Famous As: Anthropologist
Birthdate: September 18, 1870
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wayne, Indiana, United States
Died: August 25, 1947

 49 Frank Albert Fetter

Frank Albert Fetter
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: March 8, 1863
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Peru, Indiana, United States
Died: March 21, 1949

 50 Lee H. Hamilton

Lee H. Hamilton
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
One of the most famous public universities in United States is called the, ‘Indiana University’. With over 110,436 students graduating from this college is every students dream. Apart from the two core universities, it has seven smaller other sub units. The most popular among the seven are, ‘Indiana University East’ and ‘Indiana University Northwest’. This reputed institution is basically a brand name only churning out the best brains in the world. Some of the popular alumni of this university are making a mark or themselves and upholding the name of their institution in various professional fields. From business to sports to politics most of the students of the ‘Indiana University have made sure that they give their best on whatever they put their hands on. Some of the notable alumni of this university are the famous composer, Hoagy Carmichael or the popular businessman Mark Cuban or the smiling talk show host, Tavis Smiley. These are some names among the many other people who have made not only themselves but also the entire university proud of their achievements. They are setting higher standards of excellence with every passing day only to become idols for the youth of today. ‘Indiana University’ has been out rightly one of the most strongest force behind most of the successful people in the world.