Check out the list of notable Stanford University alumni. Some of the notable Stanford University students are Elon Musk, Carly Fiorina, Sundar Pichai, Larry Page and Reese Witherspoon.

The famous Stanford University, situated in the United States, is unarguably one of the best educational institutions in the world today. Founded by the industrialist Leland Stanford and his wife Jane back in 1885, Stanford’s reputation has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. Sprawling over a distance of approximately 12 square kilometers, this notable institution is nestled between the cities of San Jose and San Francisco It is believed that the quality of education imparted to the students as well as the infrastructure of Stanford is outstanding. Many famous celebrities who have inspired people around the world with their remarkable achievements have been a part of this institution’s notable alumni association. Former American President John F Kennedy is one such noteworthy alumnus who studied here for a short period. Acclaimed actress Reese Witherspoon, the current CEO of ‘Google’, Sundar Pichai and ace golfer Tiger Woods are a few other noteworthy names who were once students of this famous institution. The fact that these famous faces have studied at Stanford is another reason why the institution has been a favorite among many students. These aspirants have been leaving no stone unturned to secure a place at this esteemed university. They believe that being an alumnus of Stanford is a great accomplishment in itself. Here’s a list which includes several famous celebrities who were once students of the notable Stanford University.
Elon MuskElon Musk

28 June 1971

Pretoria

South African

Cancer

Carly FiorinaCarly Fiorina
(Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard)

06 September 1954

Austin

American

Virgo

Sundar PichaiSundar Pichai
(CEO of Google Inc)

12 July 1972

Chennai

Indian

Cancer

Laurene Powell JobsLaurene Powell Jobs
(Businesswoman, Widow of Steve Jobs)

06 November 1963

West Milford, New Jersey, United States

American

Scorpio

Larry PageLarry Page
(Co-founder of Google)

26 March 1973

Lansing, Michigan, U.S.

American

Aries

Reese WitherspoonReese Witherspoon
(Actress)

22 March 1976

New Orleans

American

Aries

Jennifer ConnellyJennifer Connelly
(Actress)

12 December 1970

Round Top

American

Sagittarius

Sergey BrinSergey Brin
(Computer scientist)

21 August 1973

Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union

American

Leo

Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover
(31st U.S. President)

10 August 1874

20 October 1964

West Branch

American

Leo

Mukesh AmbaniMukesh Ambani
(Chairman of Reliance Industries Limited)

19 April 1957

Aden

Indian

Aries

Ted DansonTed Danson

29 December 1947

San Diego, California, U.S.

American

Capricorn

Tiger WoodsTiger Woods

30 December 1975

Cypress, California

American

Capricorn

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
(Author)

27 February 1902

20 December 1968

Salinas

American

Pisces

Condoleezza RiceCondoleezza Rice

14 November 1954

Birmingham, Alabama

American

Scorpio

Rachel MaddowRachel Maddow
(American television host)

01 April 1973

Castro Valley, California, United States

American

Aries

Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
(Lawyer)

14 November 1956

Shiraz

American

Scorpio

Jonathan PollardJonathan Pollard
(Former U.S. Intelligence Analyst & Israeli Spy)

07 August 1954

Galveston, Texas, U.S.

American

Leo

Azim PremjiAzim Premji
(Business Tycoon)

24 July 1945

Karachi

Indian

Leo

Vint CerfVint Cerf
(Engineer)

23 June 1943

New Haven

American

Cancer

Reed HastingsReed Hastings
(Co-Founder of Net Flix)

08 October 1960

Boston

American

Libra

John McEnroeJohn McEnroe
(Former US Tennis Star)

16 February 1959

Wiesbaden, West Germany

American

Aquarius

Sally RideSally Ride
(American physicist)

26 May 1951

23 July 2012

Los Angeles, California, U.S.

American

Gemini

Ken KeseyKen Kesey

17 September 1935

10 November 2001

La Junta

American

Virgo

Vikram SethVikram Seth
(Writer)

20 June 1952

Kolkata

Indian

Gemini

Reid HoffmanReid Hoffman
(Co-Founder of LinkedIn)

05 August 1967

Stanford

American

Leo

Mae JemisonMae Jemison
(First African American Woman To Travel To Space)

17 October 1956

Decatur

American

Libra

Nolan BushnellNolan Bushnell
(Entrepreneur)

05 February 1943

Clearfield

American

Aquarius

Richard Edward Taylor Richard E. Taylor
(Physicist)

02 November 1929

Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada

Canadian

Scorpio

Robert MotherwellRobert Motherwell
(Abstract Painter)

24 January 1915

16 July 1991

Aberdeen

American

Aquarius

John F KennedyJohn F Kennedy
(35th President of the United States)

29 May 1917

22 November 1963

Brookline

American

Gemini

Adi DaAdi Da
(Founder of Adidam)

03 November 1939

27 November 2008

Queens

American

Scorpio

Alan CranstonAlan Cranston

19 June 1914

31 December 2000

Palo Alto

American

Gemini

Jerry Yang Jerry Yang
(Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.)

06 November 1968

Taipei

American

Scorpio

Lucinda SouthworthLucinda Southworth
(Wife of Larry Page)

24 May 1979

US

American

Gemini

Robert StoneRobert Stone

21 August 1937

Brooklyn

American

Leo

Dudley Robert HerschbachDudley R. Herschbach
(Chemist)

18 June 1932

San Jose, California, United States

American

Gemini

Jorge Serrano ElíasJorge Serrano Elías
(29th President of Guatemala)

26 April 1945

Guatemala City

Guatemalan

Taurus

Sandra Day O’ConnorSandra Day O’Connor
(Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court)

26 March 1930

El Paso, Texas, United States

American

Aries

John Harsanyi John C Harsanyi
(Economist)

29 May 1920

09 August 2000

Budapest

Hungarian,American

Gemini

Aaron SwartzAaron Swartz
(Programmer, Writer, Internet activist, Author, Wikipedian, Computer scientist)

08 November 1986

11 January 2013

Chicago

American

Scorpio

Chelsea ClintonChelsea Clinton
(Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Journalist)

27 February 1980

Little Rock

American

Pisces

Debi ThomasDebi Thomas
(Figure skater)

25 March 1967

Poughkeepsie

American

Aries

Andrew LuckAndrew Luck
(American football player)

12 September 1989

Washington, D.C.

American

Virgo

John ElwayJohn Elway
(Baseball player, American football player)

28 June 1960

Port Angeles

American

Cancer

Ed McCaffreyEd McCaffrey
(American football player)

17 August 1968

Waynesboro

American

Leo

Susan RiceSusan Rice
(Diplomat, Politician, Screenwriter)

17 November 1964

Washington, D.C.

American

Scorpio

Nikki BenzNikki Benz
(Pornographic actor, Model)

11 December 1981

Mariupol

Canadian

Sagittarius

Raymond BurrRaymond Burr
(Stage actor, Film actor)

21 May 1917

12 September 1993

New Westminster

Canadian

Taurus

Stephen BreyerStephen Breyer
(Jurist, Judge, Lawyer, University teacher)

15 August 1938

San Francisco

American

Leo

Anthony KennedyAnthony Kennedy
(Jurist, Judge, Lawyer, University teacher)

23 July 1936

Sacramento

American

Cancer

William RehnquistWilliam Rehnquist
(Judge, Lawyer, Historian)

01 October 1924

03 September 2005

Milwaukee

American

Libra

Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
(Psychologist)

31 October 1905

06 December 1981

Fairfield

American

Scorpio

Ram DassRam Dass
(Psychologist, Academic, University teacher, Writer)

06 April 1931

Boston

American

Aries

Sam SimonSam Simon
(Poker player, Writer, Sportsperson, Screenwriter, Actor)

06 June 1955

08 March 2015

Los Angeles

American

Gemini

Brook LopezBrook Lopez
(Basketball player)

01 April 1988

North Hollywood

American

Aries

Jason CollinsJason Collins
(Basketball player)

02 December 1978

Los Angeles

American

Sagittarius

Guy KawasakiGuy Kawasaki
(Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Merchant, Author, Marketing)

30 August 1954

Honolulu

American

Virgo

Richard BooneRichard Boone
(Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor)

18 June 1917

10 January 1981

Los Angeles

American

Gemini

Jessica MendozaJessica Mendoza
(Softball player)

11 November 1980

Camarillo

American

Scorpio

Ehud BarakEhud Barak
(Politician, Diplomat, Officer)

12 February 1942

Mishmar HaSharon

Israeli

Aquarius

Douglas HofstadterDouglas Hofstadter
(Philosopher, Writer, University teacher, Computer scientist)

15 February 1945

New York City

American

Aquarius

Yvon ChouinardYvon Chouinard
(Mountaineer, Rock climber)

09 November 1938

Lewiston

American

Scorpio

Michelle WieMichelle Wie
(Golfer)

11 October 1989

Honolulu

American

Libra

David FiloDavid Filo
(Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Merchant, Computer scientist)

20 April 1966

Wisconsin

American

Aries

Edith HeadEdith Head
(Costume designer)

28 October 1897

24 October 1981

San Bernardino

American

Scorpio

Ankit FadiaAnkit Fadia

24 May 1985

Coimbatore

Indian

Gemini

Adam SchiffAdam Schiff
(Politician, Lawyer)

22 June 1960

Framingham

American

Cancer

Ellen OchoaEllen Ochoa
(Astronaut, Engineer)

10 May 1958

Los Angeles

American

Taurus

Elizabeth LoftusElizabeth Loftus
(Psychologist, Statistician, University teacher)

16 October 1944

Los Angeles

American

Libra

Robert SternbergRobert Sternberg
(Psychologist, University teacher)

08 December 1949

New Jersey

American

Sagittarius

Landry FieldsLandry Fields
(Basketball player)

27 June 1988

Long Beach

American

Cancer

David PackardDavid Packard
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Computer scientist)

07 September 1912

26 March 1996

Pueblo

American

Virgo

David ChaseDavid Chase
(Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer)

22 August 1945

Mount Vernon

American

Leo

Jeff CooperJeff Cooper
(Officer, Author, Journalist, Sport shooter, Writer)

10 May 1920

25 September 2006

Los Angeles

American

Taurus

Charles SimonyiCharles Simonyi
(Astronaut, Computer scientist, Engineer, Scientist, Programmer)

10 September 1948

Budapest

American

Virgo

William Redington HewlettWilliam Redington Hewlett
(Entrepreneur, Engineer, Computer scientist)

20 May 1913

12 January 2001

Ann Arbor

American

Taurus

Summer SandersSummer Sanders
(Swimmer, Television actor)

13 October 1972

Roseville

American

Libra

Tom SteyerTom Steyer
(Association football player, Environmentalist)

27 June 1957

New York City

American

Cancer

Kerri StrugKerri Strug
(Artistic gymnast)

19 November 1977

Tucson

American

Scorpio

Victor Davis HansonVictor Davis Hanson
(Historian, University teacher, Journalist)

05 September 1953

Fowler

American

Virgo

Richard LiRichard Li
(Entrepreneur)

08 November 1966

British Hong Kong

Canadian

Scorpio

David Henry HwangDavid Henry Hwang
(Dramaturge, Screenwriter, Author, Actor, Writer)

11 August 1957

Los Angeles

American

Leo

Kerri Walsh JenningsKerri Walsh Jennings
(Volleyball player, Beach volleyball player)

15 August 1978

Santa Clara

American

Leo

Henry M. JacksonHenry M. Jackson
(Politician, Lawyer)

31 May 1912

01 September 1983

Everett

American

Gemini

Alice HoffmanAlice Hoffman
(Writer, Novelist, Screenwriter, Children's writer)

16 March 1952

New York City

American

Pisces

Harry Dexter WhiteHarry Dexter White
(Economist)

09 October 1892

16 August 1948

Boston

American

Libra

Whitfield DiffieWhitfield Diffie
(Cryptographer, Mathematician, Computer scientist)

05 June 1944

New York City

American

Gemini

Richard DiebenkornRichard Diebenkorn
(Painter)

22 April 1922

30 March 1993

Portland

American

Taurus

Barbara LiskovBarbara Liskov
(Computer scientist, University teacher)

07 November 1939

Los Angeles

American

Scorpio

Ray DolbyRay Dolby
(Engineer, Inventor, Audio engineer, Electrical engineer, Patent inventor)

18 January 1933

12 September 2013

Portland

American

Capricorn

Eric Allin CornellEric Allin Cornell
(Physicist, University teacher)

19 December 1961

Palo Alto

American

Sagittarius

Eileen CollinsEileen Collins
(Officer, Astronaut)

19 November 1956

Elmira

American

Scorpio

Oliver E. WilliamsonOliver E. Williamson
(Economist, University teacher)

27 September 1932

Superior

American

Libra

Robert MondaviRobert Mondavi
(Winegrower)

18 June 1913

16 May 2008

Virginia

American

Gemini

Alvin E. RothAlvin E. Roth
(Economist)

18 December 1951

New York City

American

Sagittarius

Blake RossBlake Ross
(Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer, Blogger)

12 June 1985

Miami

American

Gemini

Sharon OldsSharon Olds
(Poet, Writer, Feminist)

19 November 1942

San Francisco

American

Scorpio

Yukio HatoyamaYukio Hatoyama
(Politician, Engineer)

11 February 1947

Bunkyō-ku

Japanese

Aquarius

Raj ReddyRaj Reddy
(Computer scientist, University teacher)

13 June 1937

Andhra Pradesh

Indian,American

Gemini

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