Michigan State University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of Michigan State University. The list includes people like Draymond Green, Tee Grizzley, Tyler Oakley, Hailie Jade & Richard Ford. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as intellectuals & academics, media personalities, writers, sportspersons and singers 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 Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: The Greatest Point Guard of All Time
Birthdate: August 14, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 2 Draymond Green

Draymond Green
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 3 Le’Veon Bell

Le’Veon Bell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: February 18, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Reynoldsburg, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 Robert Urich

Robert Urich
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Famous As: Film Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ohio, United States
Died: April 16, 2002
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 5 Tom Sizemore

Tom Sizemore
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 6 Kirk Cousins

Kirk Cousins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Barrington, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 7 Chris Hansen

Chris Hansen
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 8 Tee Grizzley

Tee Grizzley
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, Songwriter
Birthdate: March 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 Brian Hoyer

Brian Hoyer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: North Olmsted, Ohio, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 10 Bubba Smith

Bubba Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orange, Texas, United States
Died: August 3, 2011
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 11 Rashad Evans

Rashad Evans
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: September 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 12 Zach Randolph

Zach Randolph
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marion, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 13 Tyler Oakley

Tyler Oakley
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Listed In: YouTubers
Famous As: YouTuber
Birthdate: March 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jackson, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 14 Shannon Brown

Shannon Brown
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: November 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maywood, Illinois, United States

 15 Jaren Jackson Jr.

Jaren Jackson Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 15, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 16 Jemele Hill

Jemele Hill
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Famous As: Sports Journalist
Birthdate: December 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 17 Plaxico Burress

Plaxico Burress
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: August 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 18 Morten Andersen

Morten Andersen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: August 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Struer, Denmark
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 19 Kirk Gibson

Kirk Gibson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: May 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pontiac, Michigan
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 20 Dick Martin

Dick Martin
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Famous As: American comedian
Birthdate: January 30, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
Died: May 24, 2008
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 21 Miles Bridges

Miles Bridges
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 21, 1998
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 22 Ted Raimi

Ted Raimi
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 23 Dan Gilbert

Dan Gilbert
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: January 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 24 Kelvin Sampson

Kelvin Sampson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach, Baseball player
Birthdate: October 5, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Laurinburg, North Carolina, United States

 25 Paul Stookey

Paul Stookey
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

 26 Andre Rison

Andre Rison
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: March 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 27 Geoff Johns

Geoff Johns
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

 28 Steve Garvey

Steve Garvey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: December 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 29 George Steele

George Steele
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 16, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: February 16, 2017
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 30 Gretchen Whitmer

Gretchen Whitmer
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan Lansing, Michigan, U.S.

 31 Gray Maynard

Gray Maynard
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: May 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 32 Herb Adderley

Herb Adderley
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: June 8, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 30, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 33 Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: September 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Died: May 6, 2010
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 34 Tony Mandarich

Tony Mandarich
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: September 23, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oakville, Canada
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 35 Connor Cook

Connor Cook
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 29, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Parma Heights, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 36 Gary Harris

Gary Harris
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: September 13, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fishers, Indiana, United States

 37 Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grayling, Michigan, USA
Died: March 26, 2016

 38 Adam Gase

Adam Gase
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football coach
Birthdate: March 29, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA

 39 Jason Richardson

Jason Richardson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 40 Eric D. Thomas

Eric D. Thomas
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: September 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

 41 Gary Peters

Gary Peters
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pontiac, Michigan, United States

 42 Kwame Kilpatrick

Kwame Kilpatrick
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Mayor of Detroit (2002-08)
Birthdate: June 8, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 43 Tom Gores

Tom Gores
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: July 31, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nazareth, Israel

 44 Eli Broad

Eli Broad
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
Birthdate: June 6, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, U.S.
Died: April 30, 2021

 45 Bryn Forbes

Bryn Forbes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 23, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 46 Earl Morrall

Earl Morrall
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 17, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Muskegon, Michigan, United States
Died: April 25, 2014
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 47 Walter Hill

Walter Hill
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: January 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States U.S.

 48 Debbie Stabenow

Debbie Stabenow
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 29, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gladwin, Michigan, United States

 49 Richard Cordray

Richard Cordray
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: May 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, U.S.

 50 Thom Hartmann

Thom Hartmann
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Famous As: Radio personality, Author, Journalist, Writer
Birthdate: May 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grand Rapids
Situated in East Lansing, Michigan, is Michigan State University which is a public research university that was founded in the year 1855. Being one of the country’s first universities of higher education to teach scientific agriculture, the university often finds itself in the lists of the top 30 public universities in the United States and the top 100 research universities, worldwide. It is also the nation’s pioneer land-grant university, which sprawls across a massive 5200 acres. The University offers over 200 academic programs spanning across 17 residential colleges, professional schools and other academic units. Many of its programs such as criminology, educational psychology, nuclear physics, veterinary medicine and so on are ranked as best in the nation, as per U.S. News & World Report. With the mission to expand its reach across the globe, Michigan State University has gone international with its campus in Dubai. Michigan State University is an integral member of the Association of American Universities and is even regarded as a Public Ivy. Being under the category of being a ‘more selective’ college as per U.S. News & World Report, the university still manages to be one of the largest universities of the United States, in terms of enrollment. Maurice Ager, William David Brohn, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ray Stannard Baker and Jim Cash, all were once students of this institute. Presenting to you, a list of notable alumni’s from Michigan State University.