Princeton University Notable Alumni

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.

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 John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 35th President of the United States
Birthdate: May 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brookline
Died: November 22, 1963

 2 Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos.
71
Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Founder of Amazon.com
Birthdate: January 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 Alan Turing

Alan Turing.
27
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: June 7, 1954

 4 F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald.
8
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 24, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 21, 1940
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 James Stewart

James Stewart.
9
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 20, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indiana, Pennsylvania
Died: July 2, 1997

 6 John Forbes Nash Jr.

John Forbes Nash Jr..
4
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bluefield, West Virginia, United States
Died: May 23, 2015

 7 Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman.
5
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: May 11, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 15, 1988
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama.
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former First Lady of the United States
Birthdate: January 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 9 Terence Tao

Terence Tao.
5
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: July 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Adelaide, Australia

 10 Wentworth Miller

Wentworth Miller.
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 11 Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson.
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: 28th U.S. President
Birthdate: December 28, 1856
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Died: February 3, 1924
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 12 Brooke Shields

Brooke Shields.
15
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress and Model
Birthdate: May 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 13 MacKenzie Scott

MacKenzie Scott.
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Ex-Wife of Jeff Bezos
Birthdate: April 7, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 14 Eugene O'Neill

Eugene O'Neill.
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: October 16, 1888
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: November 27, 1953

 15 James Madison

James Madison.
3
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 4th President of the United States
Birthdate: March 16, 1751
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Port Conway
Died: June 28, 1836

 16 Eric Schmidt

Eric Schmidt.
3
Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Former CEO of Google
Birthdate: April 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

 17 Sonia Sotomayor

Sonia Sotomayor.
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Judge
Birthdate: June 25, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States

 18 David Duchovny

David Duchovny.
4
Birthdate: August 7, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 19 Robert Mueller

Robert Mueller.
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Former Director of FBI, Attorney
Birthdate: August 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 John Rawls

John Rawls.
0
Famous As: American Philosopher
Birthdate: February 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baltimore
Died: November 24, 2002

 21 Edward Said

Edward Said.
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: November 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mandatory Palestine
Died: September 25, 2003

 22 Elena Kagan

Elena Kagan.
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Birthdate: April 28, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Upper West Side, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 23 Lee Iacocca

Lee Iacocca.
1
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: October 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: July 2, 2019

 24 Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader.
2
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Political Activist, Attorney
Birthdate: February 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Winsted, Connecticut, U.S
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 25 José Ferrer

José Ferrer.
0
Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: January 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: January 26, 1992

 26 Wayne Rogers

Wayne Rogers.
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: December 31, 2015
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 27 John Bardeen

John Bardeen.
0
Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Nobel Laureate in Physics
Birthdate: May 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: January 30, 1991

 28 Michael Lewis

Michael Lewis
0
Famous As: Journalists
Birthdate: October 15, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 29 Molly Ephraim

Molly Ephraim
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 30 Marvin Minsky

Marvin Minsky
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Computer scientist, University teacher
Birthdate: August 9, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: January 24, 2016

 31 Pete Hegseth

Pete Hegseth.
4
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: June 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 Lawrence Kudlow

Lawrence Kudlow.
0
Famous As: Director of the National Economic Council
Birthdate: August 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey

 33 Jim Lee

Jim Lee
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Famous As: Comics artist, Publisher, Blogger, Writer, Artist, Cartoonist, Visual artist
Birthdate: August 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seoul

 34 Jeffrey R. MacDonald

Jeffrey R. MacDonald
0
Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Military physician, Soldier
Birthdate: October 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States of America

 35 Jason Garrett

Jason Garrett
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Coach
Birthdate: March 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Abington, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 36 George Will

George Will.
0
Birthdate: May 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois

 37 Moe Berg

Moe Berg
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball coach
Birthdate: March 2, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 29, 1972
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 38 Eliot Spitzer

Eliot Spitzer.
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 54th Governor of New York
Birthdate: June 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 39 Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: April 17, 1897
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 7, 1975

 40 Rossif Sutherland

Rossif Sutherland.
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 41 Queen Noor

Queen Noor
2
Famous As: Queen of Jordan
Birthdate: August 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 42 Kip Thorne

Kip Thorne.
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Logan
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 43 Syngman Rhee

Syngman Rhee.
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: March 26, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haeju
Died: July 19, 1965

 44 Gary Becker

Gary Becker.
0
Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: December 2, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 3, 2014

 45 Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Senator
Birthdate: July 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Crystal City, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 46 Lauren Bush

Lauren Bush
0
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model, Actor
Birthdate: June 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Houston
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 47 Judith Miller

Judith Miller
0
Famous As: Journalists
Birthdate: January 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States

 48 Lester B. Pearson

Lester B. Pearson.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 14th Prime Minister of Canada
Birthdate: April 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Newtonbrook, Toronto, Canada
Died: December 27, 1972

 49 John C. Breckinridge

John C. Breckinridge.
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Vice President of the United States
Birthdate: January 16, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lexington
Died: May 17, 1875

 50 Nicholas Hammond

Nicholas Hammond
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 15, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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.