Rutgers University Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of Rutgers University. The list includes people like Elizabeth Warren, James Gandolfini, Roy Scheider, Milton Friedman & Chris Christie. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as singers, film & theater personalities, musicians, leaders and writers etc.
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James Gandolfini
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Tony Soprano’ in the TV Series ‘The Sopranos’)
James Gandolfini
21
Birthdate: September 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Westwood, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 19, 2013
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 2 
Paul Wesley
(Actor, Director and Producer Known for His Role as ‘Stefan Salvatore’ in the TV Series ‘The Vampire Diaries’)
Paul Wesley
22
Birthdate: July 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 3 
Milton Friedman
(American Economist & Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences Who Extolled the Virtues of a Free Market Economic System)
Milton Friedman
17
Birthdate: July 31, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 16, 2006
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 4 
Calista Flockhart
14
Birthdate: November 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Freeport, Illinois, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 5 
Kristin Davis
(Actress)
Kristin Davis
19
Birthdate: February 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boulder, Colorado, U.S
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 6 
Roy Scheider
(One of the Most Unique and Distinguished of all Hollywood Actors)
Roy Scheider
7
Birthdate: November 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: City of Orange, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 10, 2008
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 7 
Brandon Flynn
(Known for His Role as ‘Justin Foley’ in the TV Series ‘13 Reasons Why’)
Brandon Flynn
28
Birthdate: October 11, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Mike Colter
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series: ‘Luke Cage’, ‘The Defenders’ and ‘Jessica Jones’)
Mike Colter
8
Birthdate: August 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 9 
John DiMaggio
3
Birthdate: September 4, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: North Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 10 
Carli Lloyd
(Soccer player)
Carli Lloyd
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Delran, New Jersey, United States
 11 
Andrea Anders
(Best Known for Her Roles in the TV Sitcoms ‘Better Off Ted’, ‘The Class’ and ‘Joey’)
Andrea Anders
13
Birthdate: May 10, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 12 
Mario Batali
(American Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur)
Mario Batali
5
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: September 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
James Tupper
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Jack Slattery’ on the TV Series ‘Men in Trees’)
James Tupper
2
Birthdate: August 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dartmouth, Canada
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 14 
Jim Valvano
(Basketball player)
Jim Valvano
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: April 28, 1993
 15 
Hasan Piker
(known for his hasanabi Twitch channel and as the on-air host for The Young Turks)
Hasan Piker
5
Birthdate: July 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
 16 
David Stern
(Lawyer, Business Executive and 4th Commissioner of the National Basketball Association)
David Stern
8
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 2020
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 17 
Midori Francis
1
Birthdate: April 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rumson, New Jersey, United States
 18 
Natalie Morales
(Journalist)
Natalie Morales
3
Birthdate: June 6, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 19 
Ramy Youssef
1
Birthdate: March 26, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York (state) New York, U.S.
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Sheryl Lee Ralph
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Birthdate: December 30, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Waterbury, Connecticut, USA
 21 
Elizabeth Warren
(United States Senator from Massachusetts and Vice Chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus)
Elizabeth Warren
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 22 
Frank Iero
(Musician)
Frank Iero
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 31, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belleville, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 23 
Devin McCourty
(American football player)
Devin McCourty
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nyack, New York, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Keir Dullea
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 25 
John McWhorter
(American Linguist and Author)
John McWhorter
0
Birthdate: October 6, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia
 26 
Kurt Sutter
(Screenwriter)
Kurt Sutter
2
Birthdate: May 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rahway, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 27 
Mohamed Sanu
(American Football player)
Mohamed Sanu
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 28 
Jason McCourty
(American Football player)
Jason McCourty
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nyack, New York, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 29 
Ozzie Nelson
7
Birthdate: March 20, 1906
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 3, 1975
 30 
Henry Selick
(Director)
Henry Selick
0
Birthdate: November 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glen Ridge, New Jersey, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 31 
Bill Bellamy
1
Birthdate: April 7, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 32 
Judea Pearl
(Computer Scientist)
Judea Pearl
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tel Aviv, Israel
 33 
Tim DeKay
(Actor)
Tim DeKay
0
Birthdate: June 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lansing, New York, U.S.
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 34 
Aaron Stanford
3
Birthdate: December 27, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Westford, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 35 
Richie Roberts
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, U.S.
 36 
Ray Rice
(American football player)
Ray Rice
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 37 
Junot Díaz
(Best Known for His Novel 'The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao')
Junot Díaz
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
 38 
Scott Patterson
4
Birthdate: September 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
Roger Bart
(Actor)
Roger Bart
5
Birthdate: September 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norwalk, Connecticut, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 40 
Chris Gethard
0
Birthdate: May 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: West Orange, New Jersey
 41 
Ray Stark
(Film Producer)
Ray Stark
1
Birthdate: October 3, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 17, 2004
 42 
Amiri Baraka
(Writer)
Amiri Baraka
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 7, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Newark
Died: January 9, 2014
 43 
Sister Souljah
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, United States
 44 
Alexi Lalas
(Former soccer defender)
Alexi Lalas
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 45 
Larry Charles
(Comedian)
Larry Charles
0
Birthdate: February 20, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
 46 
Pras
(Rapper and Member of the Hip Hop Group 'Fugees')
Pras
2
Birthdate: October 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 47 
Ron Harper Jr.
(Basketball player)
Ron Harper Jr.
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 2000
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 48 
Robert Caro
(American Journalist and Author Known for His Biographies of 'Robert Moses' and 'Lyndon B. Johnson')
Robert Caro
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
 49 
Asia Carrera
(Actress)
Asia Carrera
3
Birthdate: August 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 50 
Stephen Belichick
(American football coach)
Stephen Belichick
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 25, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States
The ‘Rutgers University’ also popularly addressed as, Rutgers, or RU is regarded as one of the largest institutions for ‘Higher education in New Jersey’. Being one of the eight oldest colleges in United States, the Rutgers University is one of the most sought after institutions in the world. This popular institution has 3 other beautiful campuses, the New Brunswick campus in New Brunswick and the mind blowing Piscataway, the Newark campus and the really famous Camden campus. Under the guidance of nearly 9,000 faculty members, the best among the lot of students are churned out. Most of the alumni of this reputed institution have done their bit in raising the bar of excellence and setting high standards for the future batches. Some of the most notable alumni of this outstanding institution are television producer, James Gandolfini or actor Jane Krakowski or for that matter the popular politician, Elizabeth Warren. They have shown the world that with extreme hard work, determination, skills and grit anything in the world is possible. They have set targets for the future batches and set higher standards of excellence, becoming a perfect idol for all of the future graduates. Here is the list of some of the most notable alumni of the Rutgers University.