Northeastern University Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of Northeastern University. The list includes people like Wendy Williams, Jane Curtin, Kathryn Morris, Clu Gulager & Shawn Fanning. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as media personalities, film & theater personalities, writers, fashion and critics & connoisseurs etc.
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Patrice O'Neal
(Stand-up Comedian)
Patrice O'Neal
4
Birthdate: December 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 29, 2011
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 2 
Jane Curtin
(Actress)
Jane Curtin
3
Birthdate: September 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Eddie George
(American Football Players)
Eddie George
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 4 
Clu Gulager
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Birthdate: November 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Holdenville, Oklahoma, United States
Died: August 5, 2022
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Toby Fox
(Video Game Developer and Composer Known for His Games: ‘Undertale’ and ‘Deltarune’)
Toby Fox
32
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Reggie Lewis
(Basketball player)
Reggie Lewis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Died: July 27, 1993
 7 
Beverly Johnson
(Film producer, Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Model)
Beverly Johnson
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: October 13, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buffalo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Wendy Williams
(TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author)
Wendy Williams
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Birthdate: July 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 9 
Biz Stone
(Entrepreneur)
Biz Stone
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
 10 
Carlos Pena
(Baseball first baseman)
Carlos Pena
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 11 
J. J. Barea
(Basketball Player)
J. J. Barea
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Shawn Fanning
(Computer scientist, Programmer)
Shawn Fanning
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: November 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brockton
 13 
Lyndon LaRouche
(American Political Activist and Founder of the 'LaRouche Movement')
Lyndon LaRouche
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: February 12, 2019
Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark
1
Birthdate: June 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
 15 
Maggie Hassan
(Politician)
Maggie Hassan
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
 16 
Gregory Jarvis
(Engineer, Astronaut, Officer)
Gregory Jarvis
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: January 28, 1986
 17 
Jim Calhoun
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Jim Calhoun
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
 18 
Maura Healey
(Politician)
Maura Healey
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bethesda, Maryland, United States
 19 
Jamie Oleksiak
(Ice hockey player)
Jamie Oleksiak
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 20 
William Proxmire
(Politician)
William Proxmire
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lake Forest, Illinois, U.S
Died: December 15, 2005
 21 
Don Orsillo
(Announcer)
Don Orsillo
0
Birthdate: December 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melrose, Massachusetts, United States
 22 
Terry Carter
1
Birthdate: December 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 23 
Nikesh Arora
(Former President & COO of SoftBank Corp)
Nikesh Arora
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 24 
Nat Hentoff
(Historian, Writer, Music historian, Record producer, Composer, Children's writer, Journalist)
Nat Hentoff
0
Birthdate: June 10, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston
Died: January 7, 2017
 25 
Shawn James
(Former Basketball player power forward and center position)
Shawn James
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berbice, Guyana
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 26 
Earle Brown
(Composer)
Earle Brown
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lunenburg, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 2, 2002
 27 
Raj Saini
(Politician)
Raj Saini
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Himachal Pradesh, India
 28 
Sean Jones
(American Football player)
Sean Jones
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 29 
Herbert Philbrick
(An FBI Spy Who Spied on the US Communist Party)
Herbert Philbrick
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rye, New Hampshire, United States
Died: August 16, 1993
 30 
Steven Langton
(Bobsledder)
Steven Langton
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Malden, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 31 
Frances Horwich
(Educator and television host)
Frances Horwich
1
Birthdate: July 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ohio, United States
Died: July 22, 2001
 32 
Rebecca Ward
(Olympic athlete)
Rebecca Ward
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 33 
Cameron Buchan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dunipace, Denny, Scotland
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 34 
Dechen Wangmo
(Bhutanese Politician)
Dechen Wangmo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Bhutan
The Rev. Gérard Jean-Juste
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cavaillon, Haiti
Died: May 27, 2009
The ‘Northeastern University’ is probably one of the most talked about research institutions in the world. According to the ‘Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education’ the ‘Northeastern University’ is an R1 institution. That is typically a place which offers the highest research activities. With graduate and undergraduate programs, Northern Universities in one of the most sought after institutions by most students. The satellite campus in Charlotte, North Carolina, Seattle, Washington, and Silicon Valley, California not only makes this institution very unique but also makes it safe and secure for all the students. As per a reliable source this educational institution has about 18,000 undergraduate students and 7,000 graduate students, with most of the student living on the beautiful campus itself. One of the most attractive features of this university is that not only does it preach theoretical knowledge but also promotes professional experience though ‘cooperative education program’. Most of the alumni of this institution have made a big name for themselves in every single field. Be it sports, entertainment, business, the alumni of Northern University have gone out of their way to uphold the name of their institution. Some of the most notable alumnus of this prestigious university are, the popular television host, Wendy Williams, the unstoppable basketball player, Reggie Lewis, the football player, Dan Ross and the famous programmer, Shawn Fanning. These people have carved a niche for themselves making not only themselves proud but also the university they have graduated from.