Kent State University

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Discover the notable alumni of Kent State University. The list includes people like Michael Keaton, Dolph Ziggler, Lou Holtz, Jeff Richmond & Benjamin Thomas Wolf. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as musicians, film & theater personalities, singers, sportspersons and writers etc.
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 1 
Steve Harvey
(TV Host)
Steve Harvey
46
Birthdate: January 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Welch, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 2 
Michael Keaton
(American Actor Best Known for Portraying Superhero 'Batman' in the films 'Batman' and 'Batman Returns')
Michael Keaton
21
Birthdate: September 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kennedy Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Joe Walsh
(Singer and Guitarist Who Was Member of Three Successful Rock Bands: 'The Eagles', 'James Gang' & 'Ringo Starr’)
Joe Walsh
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 4 
Chrissie Hynde
(Musician)
Chrissie Hynde
13
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 5 
Dolph Ziggler
(Professional Wrestler and Stand-Up Comedian)
Dolph Ziggler
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
James Harrison
(American football player)
James Harrison
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Nick Saban
(One of the Greatest College Football Coaches of All Time)
Nick Saban
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fairmont, West Virginia
 8 
Arsenio Hall
(Comedian)
Arsenio Hall
14
Birthdate: February 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Lou Holtz
(American Football Player)
Lou Holtz
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Follansbee, West Virginia, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
David Sedaris
(Humorist)
David Sedaris
10
Birthdate: December 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Johnson City, New York, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 11 
Julian Edelman
(American football player)
Julian Edelman
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Redwood City, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Dana Brooke
(Professional Wrestler)
Dana Brooke
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Seven Hills, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 13 
Jack Lambert
(American football player)
Jack Lambert
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mantua, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 14 
Daniel Johnston
(Singer-songwriter)
Daniel Johnston
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, USA
 15 
Ray Wise
(Known for His Lead Role as 'Leland Palmer' in the ABC TV Series 'Twin Peaks')
Ray Wise
4
Birthdate: August 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
John de Lancie
1
Birthdate: November 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 17 
Dav Pilkey
(Author and Illustrator of the Children's Book Series 'Captain Underpants' & 'Dog Man')
Dav Pilkey
26
Birthdate: March 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
Mark Mothersbaugh
(Composer, Singer)
Mark Mothersbaugh
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
 19 
Jeff Richmond
(Composer, Director)
Jeff Richmond
1
Birthdate: January 7, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Garrettsville, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 20 
Thurman Munson
(Baseball Player)
Thurman Munson
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States
Died: August 2, 1979
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 21 
Lou Saban
(American Football Players)
Lou Saban
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brookfield, Illinois, USA
Died: March 29, 2009
 22 
Steve Tracy
1
Birthdate: October 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, United States
Died: November 27, 1986
 23 
Josh Cribbs
(American football player)
Josh Cribbs
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 24 
Patty Donahue
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: December 9, 1996
 25 
Steve Byrne
(Stand-up Comedian)
Steve Byrne
0
Birthdate: July 21, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Freehold Township, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Steve Stone
(Baseball Player)
Steve Stone
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 14, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: South Euclid, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 27 
Dri Archer
(American football player)
Dri Archer
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Laurel, Florida, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 28 
Gary Pinkel
(Head coach, American football player)
Gary Pinkel
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Akron
 29 
Mark LaMura
0
Birthdate: October 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Perth Amboy, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 11, 2017
 30 
Stephen R. Donaldson
(Writer, Karateka)
Stephen R. Donaldson
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
 31 
Kelu Chao
(Journalist)
Kelu Chao
0
Birthplace: Taiwan
 32 
Kay Baxter
(Bodybuilder)
Kay Baxter
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monroe County, Ohio, United States
Died: May 16, 1988
 33 
O. J. Santiago
(Football player)
O. J. Santiago
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Whitby, Canada
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 34 
Jim Corrigall
(American football player)
Jim Corrigall
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 35 
Ronald Akers
(Criminologist)
Ronald Akers
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Albany, Indiana, United States
 36 
Benjamin Thomas Wolf
(Democratic Candidate and Former FBI Agent)
Benjamin Thomas Wolf
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1975 AD
Birthplace: Kent, Ohio
 37 
Andrea Thoma
(Instagram Star)
Andrea Thoma
22
Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: July 11, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Malaysia