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.
Lady GagaLady Gaga
(Singer-songwriter)

28 March 1986

American

Elizabeth OlsenElizabeth Olsen
(Actress)

16 February 1989

American

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
(Actress, Filmmaker, Activist)

04 June 1975

American

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

09 September 1966

American

Robert MuellerRobert Mueller
(Former Director of FBI, Attorney)

07 August 1944

American

Anne HathawayAnne Hathaway
(Actress)

12 November 1982

American

Kristen BellKristen Bell
(Actress, Singer)

18 July 1980

American

Alec BaldwinAlec Baldwin
(Actor, Producer, Comedian)

03 April 1958

American

Bryce Dallas HowardBryce Dallas Howard
(Film Actress)

02 March 1981

American

Woody AllenWoody Allen
(American bass guitarist)

01 December 1935

American

Morgan FreemanMorgan Freeman

01 June 1937

American

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

13 June 1986

American

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Dakota FanningDakota Fanning
(Actress)

23 February 1994

American

Marisa TomeiMarisa Tomei
(Actress)

04 December 1964

American

Haley Joel OsmentHaley Joel Osment
(Actor)

10 April 1988

American

Dylan Sprouse Dylan Sprouse
(Actor)

04 August 1992

American

Amal AlamuddinAmal Clooney
(Lawyer, Activist)

03 February 1978

Lebanese,British

Bill PaxtonBill Paxton

17 May 1955

American

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Danai GuriraDanai Gurira
(Actress)

14 February 1978

American,Zimbabwean

Stanley TucciStanley Tucci
(Actor)

11 November 1960

American

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

23 July 1967

American

Ashley OlsenAshley Olsen

13 June 1986

American

Sarah SilvermanSarah Silverman
(Stand-up Comedian)

01 December 1970

American

Lucy LiuLucy Liu
(Actress)

02 December 1968

American

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

20 January 1966

American

Mark RonsonMark Ronson
(Musician)

04 September 1975

British

Meg RyanMeg Ryan
(Actress)

19 November 1961

American

John CusackJohn Cusack

28 June 1966

American

John F. Kennedy Jr.John F. Kennedy Jr.
(Son of John F. Kennedy)

25 November 1960

American

Mara WilsonMara Wilson
(Writer, Actress)

24 July 1987

American

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Jack DorseyJack Dorsey
(Co-Founder of Twitter)

19 November 1976

American

Michael C. HallMichael C. Hall
(Actor)

01 February 1971

American

Neil DiamondNeil Diamond
(Singer-songwriter)

24 January 1941

American

Jenna Bush HagerJenna Bush Hager
(Journalist)

25 November 1981

American

Sidney PoitierSidney Poitier

20 February 1927

Bahamian,American

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

09 March 1980

American

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

01 January 1919

American

Jeff BaenaJeff Baena
(Screenwriter, Director)

29 June 1977

American

Aziz AnsariAziz Ansari
(Actor)

23 February 1983

American

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

05 April 1937

American

Tom FordTom Ford
(American fashion designer)

27 August 1961

American

Adam F. GoldbergAdam F. Goldberg
(TV Producer)

02 April 1976

American

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Natalia DyerNatalia Dyer
(Actress)

13 January 1997

American

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

28 May 1944

American

Neil SimonNeil Simon
(Playwright & Screenwriter)

04 July 1927

American

John LeguizamoJohn Leguizamo
(Actor, Stand-up Comedian)

22 July 1964

Colombian,American

Burt LancasterBurt Lancaster
(Actor)

02 November 1913

American

Frank GrilloFrank Grillo
(Actor)

08 June 1965

American

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LauvLauv
(Singer)

08 August 1994

American

Sean HannitySean Hannity
(Talk Show Host)

30 December 1961

American

Rick RubinRick Rubin
(Record Producer)

10 March 1963

American

Billy CrystalBilly Crystal
(Actor)

14 March 1948

American

Oliver StoneOliver Stone
(Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer)

15 September 1946

American

Peter FacinelliPeter Facinelli
(Actor)

26 November 1973

American

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Paige HowardPaige Howard
(Actress)

05 February 1985

American

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

22 April 1946

American

Jeremy PivenJeremy Piven
(Actor)

26 July 1965

American

Michael McKeanMichael McKean
(Actor)

17 October 1947

American

Maura TierneyMaura Tierney
(Actress)

03 February 1965

American

Marin HinkleMarin Hinkle
(Actress)

23 March 1966

American

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Thomas GirardiThomas Girardi
(Attorney)

03 June 1939

American

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

04 October 1957

American

Molly ShannonMolly Shannon
(Comic Actress)

16 September 1964

American

Alden EhrenreichAlden Ehrenreich
(Actor)

22 November 1989

American

Alan GreenspanAlan Greenspan
(American economist)

06 March 1926

American

Danielle SteelDanielle Steel
(Novelist)

14 August 1947

American

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Shimon PeresShimon Peres
(Former President of Israel)

02 August 1923

Israeli

Xosha RoquemoreXosha Roquemore
(Actress)

11 December 1984

American

Jonas SalkJonas Salk
(Medical researcher)

28 October 1914

American

Maria BartiromoMaria Bartiromo
(TV Journalist)

11 September 1967

American

Patti ScialfaPatti Scialfa
(Singer, Songwriter, Musician)

29 July 1953

American

Adam SavageAdam Savage
(Industrial designer)

15 July 1967

American

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Bryan GreenbergBryan Greenberg
(Actor)

24 May 1978

American

Joseph HellerJoseph Heller
(Novelist)

01 May 1923

American

Suzanne CollinsSuzanne Collins
(Television writer)

10 August 1962

American

Jack LordJack Lord
(Television actor)

30 December 1920

American

Wally CoxWally Cox
(Actor)

06 December 1924

American

Kathryn ErbeKathryn Erbe
(Actress)

02 July 1966

American

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Vincent SchiavelliVincent Schiavelli
(Actor)

11 November 1948

American

Dana BarronDana Barron
(Actress)

22 April 1966

American

Howard CosellHoward Cosell
(Journalist)

25 March 1918

American

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.