Check out the list of notable New York University (NYU) alumni. Some of the notable New York University students are Elizabeth Olsen, Lady Gaga, Angelina Jolie, Anne Hathaway and Adam Sandler.

Apart from its great reputation, the fact that it is situated in one of the world’s best cities, makes ‘New York University’ a favorite among students from all over the world. Popular magazines like ‘U.S News & World Report’ and ‘Times Higher Education’ have rated ‘New York University’ as one among the 35 top educational institutions in the world. Apart from two additional campuses at Shanghai and Abu Dhabi, several academic centers of the University are situated in cities like Madrid, Buenos Aires, Washington D.C and London. Many graduates of New York University have bagged the prestigious Pulitzer Prize, Nobel Prize and even Academy Award honors. Of course, the university is known for imparting education of impeccable quality, but there’s another reason why NYU is popular – its notable alumni. Some of the students who spent their academic years at ‘New York University’ are legendary filmmakers Martin Scorsese and Woody Allen, Hollywood actresses Angelina Jolie and Anna Hathaway as well as pop icon Lady Gaga. Martin Scorsese is undoubtedly one of the greatest icons of cinema who has produced outstanding movies like ‘Taxi Driver’, ‘Departed’, ‘The Aviator’ and ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie has not just impressed the masses with her acting skills, but has also been praised for being socially responsible. Lady Gaga is the current poster girl of world music and has joined the league of several yesteryear greats like Michael Jackson and Madonna. Here’s a compilation consisting of the names of several noteworthy celebrities who have made New York University quite proud.
Elizabeth OlsenElizabeth Olsen
(Actress)

16 February 1989

Sherman Oaks

American

Aquarius

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
(Actress, Filmmaker, Activist)

04 June 1975

Los Angeles, California, U.S

American

Gemini

Morgan FreemanMorgan Freeman

01 June 1937

Memphis

American

Gemini

Lady GagaLady Gaga
(Singer-songwriter)

28 March 1986

New York City

American

Aries

Kristen BellKristen Bell
(Actress, Singer)

18 July 1980

Huntington Woods

American

Cancer

Adam SandlerAdam Sandler
(Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter and Film Producer)

09 September 1966

Brooklyn

American

Virgo

Dakota FanningDakota Fanning
(Actress)

23 February 1994

Conyers

American

Pisces

Anne HathawayAnne Hathaway
(Actress)

12 November 1982

Brooklyn

American

Scorpio

Bill PaxtonBill Paxton

17 May 1955

25 February 2017

Fort Worth, Texas, U.S.

American

Taurus

Alec BaldwinAlec Baldwin
(Actor, Producer, Comedian)

03 April 1958

Amityville, New York, U.S.

American

Aries

Woody AllenWoody Allen
(American bass guitarist)

01 December 1935

The Bronx, New York City

American

Sagittarius

Stanley TucciStanley Tucci
(Actor)

11 November 1960

Peekskill, New York, United States

American

Scorpio

Bryce Dallas HowardBryce Dallas Howard
(American film actress)

02 March 1981

Los Angeles, California, U.S.

American

Pisces

Mary-Kate OlsenMary-Kate Olsen
(Actress, Fashion Designer)

13 June 1986

Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States

American

Gemini

Marisa TomeiMarisa Tomei
(Actress)

04 December 1964

Brooklyn, New York, U.S

American

Sagittarius

Sarah SilvermanSarah Silverman
(Stand-up Comedian)

01 December 1970

Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.

American

Sagittarius

Sean HannitySean Hannity
(Talk Show Host)

30 December 1961

New York City

American

Capricorn

Philip Seymour HoffmanPhilip Seymour Hoffman
(Actor, Director & Producer)

23 July 1967

02 February 2014

Fairport, New York, U.S

American

Cancer

Meg RyanMeg Ryan
(Actress)

19 November 1961

Fairfield

American

Scorpio

Lucy LiuLucy Liu
(Actress)

02 December 1968

Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, United States

American

Sagittarius

Rainn WilsonRainn Wilson
(Actor, Director, Writer, Art Collector)

20 January 1966

Seattle, Washington, U.S

American

Capricorn

Dylan Sprouse Dylan Sprouse
(Actor)

04 August 1992

Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy

American

Leo

Alden EhrenreichAlden Ehrenreich
(Actor)

22 November 1989

Los Angeles, California

American

Scorpio

John CusackJohn Cusack

28 June 1966

Evanston

American

Cancer

Ashley OlsenAshley Olsen

13 June 1986

Sherman Oaks, California, U.S.

American

Gemini

Michael C. HallMichael C. Hall
(Actor)

01 February 1971

Raleigh

American

Aquarius

Aziz AnsariAziz Ansari
(Actor)

23 February 1983

Columbia, South Carolina, United States

American

Pisces

Haley Joel OsmentHaley Joel Osment
(Actor)

10 April 1988

Los Angeles, California, United States

American

Aries

Matthew Gray GublerMatthew Gray Gubler
(Actor, Director, Model, Painter)

09 March 1980

Las Vegas

American

Pisces

Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier

20 February 1927

Miami, Florida, U.S.

Bahamian,American

Pisces

Natalia DyerNatalia Dyer
(Actress)

13 January 1997

Nashville, Tennessee, United States

American

Capricorn

Neil DiamondNeil Diamond
(Singer-songwriter)

24 January 1941

Brooklyn

American

Aquarius

Rudy GiulianiRudy Giuliani
(Former Mayor of New York City, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York)

28 May 1944

East Flatbush

American

Gemini

Colin PowellColin Powell
(65th United States Secretary of State)

05 April 1937

New York City

American

Aries

Rick RubinRick Rubin
(Record Producer)

10 March 1963

Lido Beach

American

Pisces

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
(Actor, Stand-up Comedian)

22 July 1964

Bogotá, Colombia

Colombian,American

Cancer

J. D. SalingerJ. D. Salinger
(Writer)

01 January 1919

27 January 2010

New York City

American

Capricorn

Russell SimmonsRussell Simmons
(Founder of the hip-hop music label Def Jam)

04 October 1957

Queens, New York, United States

American

Libra

Oliver StoneOliver Stone
(Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer)

15 September 1946

New York City

American

Virgo

Burt LancasterBurt Lancaster
(Actor)

02 November 1913

20 October 1994

Manhattan

American

Scorpio

Tom FordTom Ford
(American fashion designer)

27 August 1961

Austin

American

Virgo

Frank GrilloFrank Grillo
(Actor)

08 June 1965

New York City, New York, United States

American

Gemini

Jack DorseyJack Dorsey
(Co-Founder of Twitter)

19 November 1976

St. Louis

American

Scorpio

Peter FacinelliPeter Facinelli
(Actor)

26 November 1973

Queens, New York City, New York, United States

American

Sagittarius

Jeremy PivenJeremy Piven
(Actor)

26 July 1965

Manhattan

American

Leo

Thomas GirardiThomas Girardi
(Attorney)

03 June 1939

Denver, Colorado

American

Gemini

John WatersJohn Waters
(Film Director, Comedian, Art Collector)

22 April 1946

Baltimore

American

Taurus

Jonas SalkJonas Salk
(Medical researcher)

28 October 1914

23 June 1995

New York City

American

Scorpio

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
(American economist)

06 March 1926

New York City

American

Pisces

Jack LordJack Lord
(Television actor)

30 December 1920

21 January 1998

Brooklyn

American

Capricorn

Molly ShannonMolly Shannon
(Comic Actress)

16 September 1964

Shaker Heights, Ohio, U.S.

American

Virgo

Maria BartiromoMaria Bartiromo
(TV Journalist)

11 September 1967

Brooklyn

American

Virgo

Marin HinkleMarin Hinkle
(Actress)

23 March 1966

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

American

Aries

Shimon PeresShimon Peres
(Former President of Israel)

02 August 1923

28 September 2016

Wiszniew, Poland

Israeli

Leo

Patti ScialfaPatti Scialfa
(Singer, Songwriter, Musician)

29 July 1953

Deal, New Jersey, United States

American

Leo

Danielle SteelDanielle Steel
(Novelist)

14 August 1947

New York City

American

Leo

Adam SavageAdam Savage
(Industrial designer)

15 July 1967

New York City

American

Cancer

Christina Hoff SommersChristina Hoff Sommers
(Author, Philosopher)

28 September 1950

Petaluma, California, U.S.

American

Libra

Neil SimonNeil Simon
(Playwright & Screenwriter)

04 July 1927

The Bronx, New York, U.S.

American

Cancer

Suzanne CollinsSuzanne Collins
(Television writer)

10 August 1962

Hartford

American

Leo

Tempestt BledsoeTempestt Bledsoe
(Actress)

01 August 1973

Chicago, Illinois, United States

American

Leo

Howard CosellHoward Cosell
(Journalist)

25 March 1918

23 April 1995

Winston-Salem

American

Aries

Kathryn ErbeKathryn Erbe
(Actress)

02 July 1966

Newton, Massachusetts

American

Cancer

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
(Dramatist and Screenwriter)

20 June 1905

30 June 1984

New Orleans, Louisiana

American

Gemini

Juliana HarkavyJuliana Harkavy
(Actress)

01 January 1985

New York, United States

American

Capricorn

Dana BarronDana Barron
(Actress)

22 April 1966

New York City

American

Taurus

Fiorello H. La GuardiaFiorello H. La Guardia
(99th Mayor of New York City)

11 December 1882

20 September 1947

Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York, United States

American

Sagittarius

Lorenzo FertittaLorenzo Fertitta
(Entrepreneur)

03 January 1969

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

American

Capricorn

Carson McCullersCarson McCullers
(American novelist)

19 February 1917

29 September 1967

Columbus, Georgia, USA

American

Aquarius

Jerome RobbinsJerome Robbins
(Dance Choreographer)

11 October 1918

29 July 1998

Manhattan

American

Libra

Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
(Novelist)

01 May 1923

12 December 1999

Brooklyn, New York

American

Taurus

Ma Ying-jeouMa Ying-jeou
(President of Taiwan)

13 July 1950

Kwong Wah Hospital

Taiwanese

Cancer

Alvin TofflerAlvin Toffler
(Writer & Futurist)

04 October 1928

27 June 2016

New York

American

Libra

Gertrude B. ElionGertrude B. Elion
(Biochemist, Pharmacologist)

23 January 1918

21 February 1999

New York City, New York, United States

American

Aquarius

Mohamed ElBaradeiMohamed ElBaradei
(Former Director of IAEA & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

17 June 1942

Cairo, Egypt

Egyptian

Gemini

Fatima SiadFatima Siad
(Model)

17 December 1986

Mogadishu

Somali,Somalian

Sagittarius

Nora VolkowNora Volkow
(Psychiatrist)

27 March 1956

Mexico City

Mexican

Aries

Emily Warren RoeblingEmily Warren Roebling
(Chief Engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge.)

23 September 1843

28 February 1903

Cold Spring, New York

American

Virgo

Sean O'DonnellSean O'Donnell
(Instagram Star, Photographer, Model)

28 May 1996

New York

American

Gemini

Ad ReinhardtAd Reinhardt
(Abstract Painter)

24 December 1913

30 August 1967

Buffalo

American

Capricorn

Amal AlamuddinAmal Alamuddin
(Lawyer, Activist)

03 February 1978

Beirut, Lebanon

Lebanese,British

Aquarius