Northeastern University Notable Alumni

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.

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 Beyonce Knowles

Beyonce Knowles
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Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: September 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 2 Patrice O'Neal

Patrice O'Neal
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Famous As: Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: December 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 29, 2011
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 3 Jane Curtin

Jane Curtin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 4 Eddie George

Eddie George
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Players
Birthdate: September 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 5 Kathryn Morris

Kathryn Morris
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 28, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 6 Reggie Lewis

Reggie Lewis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Died: July 27, 1993

 7 Clu Gulager

Clu Gulager
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Holdenville, Oklahoma
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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 8 Beverly Johnson

Beverly Johnson
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Film producer, Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Model
Birthdate: October 13, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Buffalo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 9 Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams
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Famous As: TV Host, Actress, Fashion Designer, Author
Birthdate: July 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 10 Maggie Hassan

Maggie Hassan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

 11 Shawn Fanning

Shawn Fanning
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Computer scientist, Programmer
Birthdate: November 22, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brockton

 12 Carlos Pena

Carlos Pena
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball first baseman
Birthdate: May 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 Biz Stone

Biz Stone
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: March 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

 14 J. J. Barea

J. J. Barea
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: June 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mayagüez, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 Lyndon LaRouche

Lyndon LaRouche
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: September 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: February 12, 2019

 16 Nikesh Arora

Nikesh Arora
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Former President & COO of SoftBank Corp
Birthdate: February 9, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius

 17 Gregory Jarvis

Gregory Jarvis
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Engineer, Astronaut, Officer
Birthdate: August 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: January 28, 1986

 18 Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark

Princess Theodora of Greece and Denmark
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England

 19 Jim Calhoun

Jim Calhoun
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach, Basketball player
Birthdate: May 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Braintree, Massachusetts, United States

 20 Jamie Oleksiak

Jamie Oleksiak
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: December 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 21 Maura Healey

Maura Healey
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bethesda, Maryland, United States

 22 Terry Carter

Terry Carter
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 23 Don Orsillo

Don Orsillo
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Famous As: Announcer
Birthdate: December 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Melrose, Massachusetts, United States

 24 William Proxmire

William Proxmire
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lake Forest, Illinois, U.S
Died: December 15, 2005

 25 Nat Hentoff

Nat Hentoff
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Famous As: Historian, Writer, Music historian, Record producer, Composer, Children's writer, Journalist
Birthdate: June 10, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Boston
Died: January 7, 2017

 26 Shawn James

Shawn James
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former Basketball player power forward and center position
Birthdate: September 10, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berbice, Guyana
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 27 Earle Brown

Earle Brown
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: December 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lunenburg, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 2, 2002

 28 Sean Jones

Sean Jones
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: December 19, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 29 Raj Saini

Raj Saini
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Himachal Pradesh, India

 30 Herbert Philbrick

Herbert Philbrick
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Spy
Birthdate: May 11, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rye, New Hampshire, United States
Died: August 16, 1993

 31 Frances Horwich

Frances Horwich
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Famous As: Educator and television host
Birthdate: July 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ottawa, Ohio, United States
Died: July 22, 2001

 32 Cameron Buchan

Cameron Buchan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Rower
Birthdate: December 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dunipace, Denny, Scotland
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 33 Dechen Wangmo

Dechen Wangmo
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1976 AD
Birthplace: Bhutan

 34 Rebecca Ward

Rebecca Ward
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Olympic athlete
Birthdate: February 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 35 The Rev. Gérard Jean-Juste

The Rev. Gérard Jean-Juste
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Priest
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.