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
John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy
29 May 1917, American
35th President of the United States

James StewartJames Stewart
20 May 1908, American

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

Alan TuringAlan Turing
23 June 1912, British

MacKenzie BezosMacKenzie Bezos
07 April 1970, American
Novelist, Journalist
Michelle ObamaMichelle Obama
17 January 1964, American
First Lady of the United States

Lee IacoccaLee Iacocca
15 October 1924, American

Woodrow WilsonWoodrow Wilson
28 December 1856, American
Father of the League of Nations

Brooke ShieldsBrooke Shields
31 May 1965, American
Actress and Model
Wentworth MillerWentworth Miller
02 June 1972, British, American

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

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

F. Scott FitzgeraldF. Scott Fitzgerald
24 September 1896, American
Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
11 May 1918, American

David DuchovnyDavid Duchovny
07 August 1960, American
Ted CruzTed Cruz
22 December 1970, American

Sonia SotomayorSonia Sotomayor
25 June 1954, American

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

Eric SchmidtEric Schmidt
27 April 1955, American
Former CEO of Google
Jose Ferrer José Ferrer
08 January 1912, Puerto Rican
Actor, Director

Wayne RogersWayne Rogers
07 April 1933, American

Terence TaoTerence Tao
17 July 1975, Australian, American

Eliot SpitzerEliot Spitzer
10 June 1959, American
54th Governor of New York
Adlai Stevenson IIAdlai Stevenson II
05 February 1900, American
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill Eugene O'Neill
16 October 1888, American

John RawlsJohn Rawls
21 February 1921, American
American Philosopher

Edward SaidEdward Said
01 November 1935, American

Rossif SutherlandRossif Sutherland
25 September 1978, Canadian
Syngman RheeSyngman Rhee
26 March 1875, South Korean

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Kip ThorneKip Thorne
01 June 1940, American

Lester B. PearsonLester B. Pearson
23 April 1897, Canadian
14th Prime Minister of Canada

Allen DullesAllen Dulles
07 April 1893, American
Former Diplomat & Head of CIA

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
George WillGeorge Will
04 May 1941, American

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

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

Maria RessaMaria Ressa
02 October 1963, Filipino

Brendan WallaceBrendan Wallace
1983 AD, American
Emma Watson’s Boyfriend

Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
10 February 1902, American

Norman ThomasNorman Thomas
20 November 1884, American
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

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

Luther MartinLuther Martin
20 February 1748, American

Henry Van DykeHenry Van Dyke
10 November 1852, American
Sam ShoemakerSam Shoemaker
1893 AD, American

Bill FordBill Ford
03 May 1957, American
Emma BoettcherEmma Boettcher
1992 AD, American
Game Show Contestant

Jason GarrettJason Garrett
28 March 1966, American
American Football Coach

Molly EphraimMolly Ephraim
22 May 1986, American
Jerome PowellJerome Powell
04 February 1953, American

David PetraeusDavid Petraeus
07 November 1952, American
John EdwardsJohn Edwards
10 June 1953, American
Politician, Lawyer, Writer, Podcaster

David E. KelleyDavid E. Kelley
04 April 1956, American
Film producer, Screenwriter, Lawyer

Moe BergMoe Berg
02 March 1902, American
Baseball coach

Samuel AlitoSamuel Alito
01 April 1950, American
Magistrate, Judge, Lawyer
Cornel WestCornel West
02 June 1953, American
Theologian, Philosopher, University teacher,
Nicholas HammondNicholas Hammond
15 May 1950, American

Tim FerrissTim Ferriss
20 July 1977, American

Michael LewisMichael Lewis
29 April 1980, American

Michael LewisMichael Lewis
15 October 1960, American
Jared PolisJared Polis
12 May 1975, American
Political Leader

Lauren BushLauren Bush
25 June 1984, American
Model, Actor

Jeffrey R. MacDonaldJeffrey R. MacDonald
12 October 1943, American
Military physician, Soldier

Marvin MinskyMarvin Minsky
09 August 1927, American
Mathematician, Computer scientist, University

Michael Eric DysonMichael Eric Dyson
23 October 1958, American
Historian, Biographer
John StosselJohn Stossel
06 March 1947, American
Television presenter, Journalist, Writer

Andrew NapolitanoAndrew Napolitano
06 June 1950, American
Radio personality, Judge, Television presenter,
Mark FeuersteinMark Feuerstein
08 June 1971, American

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

Jonathan Safran FoerJonathan Safran Foer
21 February 1977, American
Raja KrishnamoorthiRaja Krishnamoorthi
19 July 1973, American

Edward WittenEdward Witten
26 August 1951, American
Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher,
Jodi PicoultJodi Picoult
19 May 1966, American

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

Jim LeeJim Lee
11 August 1964, American, South Korean
Comics artist, Publisher, Blogger, Writer, Artist,

Pedro Pablo KuczynskiPedro Pablo Kuczynski
03 October 1938, Peruvian, American
Former President of Peru
Pete ConradPete Conrad
02 June 1930, American
Officer, Astronaut, Aviator, Racecar driver

Richard HolbrookeRichard Holbrooke
24 April 1941, American
Banker, Diplomat, Politician, Writer
Robert CaroRobert Caro
30 October 1935, American

Peter R. OrszagPeter R. Orszag
16 December 1968, American
Economist, Banker, Politician
Judith MillerJudith Miller
02 January 1948, American

Jeff MerkleyJeff Merkley
24 October 1956, American
David BlattDavid Blatt
22 May 1959, Israeli, American
Basketball coach

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.