Discover the notable alumni of Princeton University. The list includes people like Jeff Bezos, John F. Kennedy, MacKenzie Bezos, Michelle Obama & Robert Mueller. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as scientists, writers, intellectuals & academics, leaders and miscellaneous etc.
Jeff BezosJeff Bezos
12 January 1964, American
Founder of Amazon.com
John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy
29 May 1917, American
35th President of the United States

James StewartJames Stewart
20 May 1908, American
Actor

Robert MuellerRobert Mueller
07 August 1944, American
Former Director of FBI, Attorney

MacKenzie BezosMacKenzie Bezos
07 April 1970, American
Novelist, Journalist

Alan TuringAlan Turing
23 June 1912, British
Mathematician
Michelle ObamaMichelle Obama
17 January 1964, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Lee IacoccaLee Iacocca
15 October 1924, American
Businessman

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
28 December 1856, American
Father of the League of Nations
Brooke ShieldsBrooke Shields
31 May 1965, American
Actress and Model

Grover ClevelandGrover Cleveland
18 March 1837, American
President of the U.S.A
James MadisonJames Madison
16 March 1751, American
4th President of the United States

Wentworth MillerWentworth Miller
02 June 1972, British, American
Actor

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
24 September 1896, American
Novelist

John Forbes Nash Jr.John Forbes Nash Jr.
13 June 1928, American
Mathematician

Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
11 May 1918, American
Physicist
Ted CruzTed Cruz
22 December 1970, American
Politician

David DuchovnyDavid Duchovny
07 August 1960, American
 

Sonia SotomayorSonia Sotomayor
25 June 1954, American
Judge

Ralph NaderRalph Nader
27 February 1934, American
Political Activist, Attorney
Pete HegsethPete Hegseth
06 June 1980, American
Journalist

Jose Ferrer José Ferrer
08 January 1912, Puerto Rican
Actor, Director
Wayne RogersWayne Rogers
07 April 1933, American
Actor

Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt
27 April 1955, American
Former CEO of Google

Adlai Stevenson IIAdlai Stevenson II
05 February 1900, American
 
Eliot SpitzerEliot Spitzer
10 June 1959, American
54th Governor of New York

Terence TaoTerence Tao
17 July 1975, Australian, American
Mathematician
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill Eugene O'Neill
16 October 1888, American
Playwright

John RawlsJohn Rawls
21 February 1921, American
American Philosopher

Edward SaidEdward Said
01 November 1935, American
Professor
Rossif SutherlandRossif Sutherland
25 September 1978, Canadian
Actor

Continue Reading Below
Syngman RheeSyngman Rhee
26 March 1875, South Korean
Statesman
Allen DullesAllen Dulles
07 April 1893, American
Former Diplomat & Head of CIA

Kip ThorneKip Thorne
01 June 1940, American
Physicist

Michael PorterMichael Porter
23 May 1947, American
Economist, Researcher, Author, Advisor, Speaker

John Foster DullesJohn Foster Dulles
25 February 1888, American
Former United States Secretary of State
John BardeenJohn Bardeen
23 May 1908, American
Nobel Laureate in Physics
Lester B. PearsonLester B. Pearson
23 April 1897, Canadian
14th Prime Minister of Canada

John C. BreckinridgeJohn C. Breckinridge
16 January 1821, American
Former Vice President of the United States

George WillGeorge Will
04 May 1941, American
 

Benjamin RushBenjamin Rush
04 January 1746, American
 
Shloka MehtaShloka Mehta
11 July 1990, Indian
Wife of Akash Ambani

Steven WeinbergSteven Weinberg
03 May 1933, American
 

Gary BeckerGary Becker
02 December 1930, American
Economist

Maria RessaMaria Ressa
02 October 1963, Filipino
Journalist

Norman ThomasNorman Thomas
20 November 1884, American
 
Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
10 February 1902, American
Physicist

George M. DallasGeorge M. Dallas
10 July 1792, American
11th Vice President of the U.S.A
Laurance RockefellerLaurance Rockefeller
26 May 1910, American
Venture Capitalist & Environmentalist

Arthur ComptonArthur Compton
10 September 1892, American
Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics

Frederick BuechnerFrederick Buechner
11 July 1926, American
Author, Presbyterian Minister
Robert HofstadterRobert Hofstadter
05 February 1915, American
Physicist

Edwin Mattison McMillanEdwin McMillan
18 September 1907, American
Physicist
Lawrence KudlowLawrence Kudlow
20 August 1947, American
Director of the National Economic Council

Luther MartinLuther Martin
20 February 1748, American
Politician

Emma BoettcherEmma Boettcher
1992 AD, American
Game Show Contestant

Sam ShoemakerSam Shoemaker
1893 AD, American
Priest

Brendan WallaceBrendan Wallace
1983 AD, American
Emma Watson’s Boyfriend
Henry Van DykeHenry Van Dyke
10 November 1852, American
Writer

Bill FordBill Ford
03 May 1957, American
Businessman

Jason GarrettJason Garrett
28 March 1966, American
American Football Coach

Molly EphraimMolly Ephraim
22 May 1986, American
Actress
John EdwardsJohn Edwards
10 June 1953, American
Politician, Lawyer, Writer, Podcaster

David PetraeusDavid Petraeus
07 November 1952, American
Officer
Cornel WestCornel West
02 June 1953, American
Theologian, Philosopher, University teacher,

Michael LewisMichael Lewis
29 April 1980, American
Journalist

Michael LewisMichael Lewis
15 October 1960, American
Journalists
David E. KelleyDavid E. Kelley
04 April 1956, American
Film producer, Screenwriter, Lawyer

Nicholas HammondNicholas Hammond
15 May 1950, American
Actor
Samuel AlitoSamuel Alito
01 April 1950, American
Judge

Tim FerrissTim Ferriss
20 July 1977, American
Podcaster

Jerome PowellJerome Powell
04 February 1953, American
Lawyer
Jeffrey R. MacDonaldJeffrey R. MacDonald
12 October 1943, American
Military physician, Soldier

Michael Eric DysonMichael Eric Dyson
23 October 1958, American
Historian, Biographer
Moe BergMoe Berg
02 March 1902, American
Baseball coach

John StosselJohn Stossel
06 March 1947, American
Television presenter, Journalist, Writer

Jared PolisJared Polis
12 May 1975, American
Political Leader

Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
09 August 1927, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University
James BakerJames Baker
28 April 1930, American
Politician
Jonathan Safran FoerJonathan Safran Foer
21 February 1977, American
Novelists

Matt SalingerMatt Salinger
13 February 1960, American
Actor

Andrew NapolitanoAndrew Napolitano
06 June 1950, American
Radio personality, Judge, Television presenter,

Mark FeuersteinMark Feuerstein
08 June 1971, American
Actor
Lauren BushLauren Bush
25 June 1984, American
Model, Actor

James ForrestalJames Forrestal
15 February 1892, American
Officer, Banker, Investment banker

Edward WittenEdward Witten
26 August 1951, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher,

Robert NozickRobert Nozick
16 November 1938, American
Philosopher, University teacher

Bill FristBill Frist
22 February 1952, American
Political Leader
Jodi PicoultJodi Picoult
19 May 1966, American
Novelists

Jeff MerkleyJeff Merkley
24 October 1956, American
Politician
Jim LeeJim Lee
11 August 1964, American, South Korean
Comics artist, Publisher, Blogger, Writer, Artist,

Robert CaroRobert Caro
30 October 1935, American
Journalist
Kyle BrandtKyle Brandt
24 January 1979, American
Television host
John D. Rockefeller IIIJohn D. Rockefeller III
21 March 1906, American
American philanthropist

Students who are familiar with famous American universities would probably understand how reputed Princeton University is. This renowned educational institution, which started way before the American Revolution, is one of the wealthiest universities in the world, with an endowment of more than $20 Billion USD. The university has often been praised for having one of the most beautiful campuses in the whole of America. Princeton University has a long history spanning several decades and several eminent yesteryear personalities have been associated with this renowned institution. For instance, the world famous scientist Albert Einstein, known for his ‘Theory of Relativity’, was a member of the ‘Institute For Advanced Study’, affiliated with the ‘Princeton University’. James F Williamson earned himself a place in history after the first ‘Princeton University’ graduate to acquire a ‘Doctorate in Philosophy’, back in 1877. Several noteworthy celebrities had once been students of this famous university situated in New Jersey. The 28th president of the United States, Woodrow Wilson, was an alumnus of this great institution. Other famous celebrities who studied at the Princeton University are former American first lady Michelle Obama, legendary mathematician Alan Turing, slain American president John F Kennedy and actress Brook Shields. Alan Turing is considered the father of Artificial Intelligence and has contributed immensely to the field of mathematics. Michelle Obama had graduated from Princeton University back in 1985. This list consists of the names of several noteworthy celebrities who were once students of the world renowned ‘Princeton University’. Some of them have become chapters in history, thanks to their remarkable achievements.