New York University Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of New York University. The list includes people like Lady Gaga, Angelina Jolie, Kristen Bell, Anne Hathaway & Mark Ronson. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, writers, media personalities, miscellaneous and musicians 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 Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Hollywood's Highest-Paid Actress In Her Hey Days
Birthdate: June 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway
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Famous As: Academy Award-Winning Actress
Birthdate: November 12, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 3 Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese
11
Famous As: Director, Producer
Birthdate: November 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Flushing, New York, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 4 Meg Ryan

Meg Ryan
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Famous As: One of the Top Actresses of 1990s & Early 2000s
Birthdate: November 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 5 Sarah Silverman

Sarah Silverman
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Famous As: Comedian, Actress
Birthdate: December 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bedford, New Hampshire, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 Elizabeth Olsen

Elizabeth Olsen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 7 Timothée Chalamet

Timothée Chalamet
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Famous As: Oscar-nominated Actor Described As A Sex Symbol & A Fashion Icon
Birthdate: December 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
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 8 Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney
39
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Barrister, Human rights activist
Birthdate: February 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beirut, Lebanon
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 9 Mark Ronson

Mark Ronson
10
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Disc jockey
Birthdate: September 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 10 Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 11 Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning
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Famous As: Actress, Youngest Nominee in SAG History
Birthdate: February 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Conyers, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 12 Pedro Pascal

Pedro Pascal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 13 Bryce Dallas Howard

Bryce Dallas Howard
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 2, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 14 Andy Samberg

Andy Samberg
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: August 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 Cole Sprouse

Cole Sprouse
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 4, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arezzo, Italy
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Mary-Kate Olsen

Mary-Kate Olsen
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress, Fashion Designer
Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 17 John F. Kennedy Jr.

John F. Kennedy Jr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Son of John F. Kennedy
Birthdate: November 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: July 16, 1999
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 18 Lucy Liu

Lucy Liu
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Famous As: Actress Famous for Her Roles in 'Ally McBeal', 'Elementary' and ' Charlie's Angels'
Birthdate: December 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 19 Natalia Dyer

Natalia Dyer
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 20 Rudy Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former Mayor of New York City
Birthdate: May 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: East Flatbush, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 21 Karlie Kloss

Karlie Kloss
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: August 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 J. D. Salinger

J. D. Salinger
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: January 27, 2010

 23 Rooney Mara

Rooney Mara
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bedford, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 24 Billie Lourd

Billie Lourd
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 17, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 25 Rainn Wilson

Rainn Wilson
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: January 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 26 Michael C. Hall

Michael C. Hall
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 1, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 27 Matthew Gray Gubler

Matthew Gray Gubler
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actor, Director, Model, Painter
Birthdate: March 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Las Vegas
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 28 Miles Teller

Miles Teller
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 20, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Downingtown, Pennsylvania, United States

 29 M Night Shyamalan

M Night Shyamalan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: August 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mahé, Puducherry, India
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 30 Oliver Stone

Oliver Stone
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Famous As: Film director, Producer
Birthdate: September 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 31 Margaret Qualley

Margaret Qualley
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kalispell, Montana, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 32 Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 15, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Longview, Texas, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 33 Camila Mendes

Camila Mendes
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: June 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 34 Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: March 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lido Beach
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 35 Haley Joel Osment

Haley Joel Osment
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 36 Melissa Fumero

Melissa Fumero
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: North Bergen, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 37 Danai Gurira

Danai Gurira
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grinnell, Iowa, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 38 Rachel Brosnahan

Rachel Brosnahan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 39 Sterling K. Brown

Sterling K. Brown
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 40 AnnaSophia Robb

AnnaSophia Robb
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 41 Nick Robinson

Nick Robinson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 42 Regina Hall

Regina Hall
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 12, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 43 Nastia Liukin

Nastia Liukin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: October 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 44 Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Medical researcher
Birthdate: October 28, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 23, 1995

 45 Ang Lee

Ang Lee
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Famous As: Best Director for his work on the American films Brokeback Mountain and Life of Pi
Birthdate: October 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chaozhou, Pingtung, Taiwan
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 46 Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 47 Frank Grillo

Frank Grillo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 48 Alan Greenspan

Alan Greenspan
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: March 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington Heights, New York, United States

 49 Skeet Ulrich

Skeet Ulrich
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lynchburg, Virginia Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S.
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 50 Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Director of FBI (2001-2013)
Birthdate: August 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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.