Discover the notable alumni of Stanford University. The list includes people like Elon Musk, John F. Kennedy, Mukesh Ambani, Sundar Pichai & Jennifer Connelly. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as business people, scientists, engineers, miscellaneous and writers etc.
Elon MuskElon Musk
28 June 1971, Canadian, American, South African
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Inventor
John F. KennedyJohn F. Kennedy
29 May 1917, American
35th President of the United States

Sundar PichaiSundar Pichai
12 July 1972, Indian, American
CEO of Google Inc

Reese WitherspoonReese Witherspoon
22 March 1976, American
Actress

Jennifer ConnellyJennifer Connelly
12 December 1970, American
Actress

Mukesh AmbaniMukesh Ambani
19 April 1957, Indian, Yemeni
Indian businessman
Tiger WoodsTiger Woods
30 December 1975, American
Golfer

Mitt RomneyMitt Romney
12 March 1947, American
Former Governor of Massachusetts

Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover
10 August 1874, American
31st U.S. President
Larry PageLarry Page
26 March 1973, American
Co-founder of Google

Issa RaeIssa Rae
12 January 1985, American
Actress
Ted DansonTed Danson
29 December 1947, American
 

Peter ThielPeter Thiel
11 October 1967, German, New Zealander, American
Co-founder of PayPal

Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967, American
Philosopher, Author

John McEnroeJohn McEnroe
16 February 1959, American
Former US Tennis Star

Sergey BrinSergey Brin
21 August 1973, Russian, American
Computer scientist
Sterling K. BrownSterling K. Brown
05 April 1976, American
Actor

Aaron SwartzAaron Swartz
08 November 1986, American
Computer Programmer

Chelsea ClintonChelsea Clinton
27 February 1980, American
Bill Clinton's Daughter

Rachel MaddowRachel Maddow
01 April 1973, American
American television host
Reed HastingsReed Hastings
08 October 1960, American
Co-Founder of Net Flix

Andre BraugherAndre Braugher
01 July 1962, American
Actor
Dianne FeinsteinDianne Feinstein
22 June 1933, American
Politician

Laurene Powell JobsLaurene Powell Jobs
06 November 1963, American
Businesswoman, Widow of Steve Jobs

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902, American
Author
Jawed KarimJawed Karim
28 October 1979, German, American
Co-Founder of YouTube

Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
14 November 1956, American
Lawyer
Azim PremjiAzim Premji
24 July 1945, Indian
Business Tycoon

Kurtwood SmithKurtwood Smith
03 July 1943, American
Actor

Adnan KhashoggiAdnan Khashoggi
25 July 1935, Saudi Arabian
Businessman
Sally RideSally Ride
26 May 1951, American
Physicist, Astronaut

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Daniel PearlDaniel Pearl
10 October 1963, Israeli, American
Journalist
Nicholas GonzalezNicholas Gonzalez
03 January 1976, American
Actor

Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952, Indian
Writer

Carly FiorinaCarly Fiorina
06 September 1954, American
Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard

Isabelle FuhrmanIsabelle Fuhrman
25 February 1997, American
Actress
Tracey EdmondsTracey Edmonds
18 February 1967, American
Businesswoman
Megyn PriceMegyn Price
24 March 1971, American
Actress

Mae JemisonMae Jemison
17 October 1956, American
First African American Woman To Travel To Space

Ken KeseyKen Kesey
17 September 1935, American
 

Vint CerfVint Cerf
23 June 1943, American
Engineer
Ruth PoratRuth Porat
1957 AD, British
CFO of Google

Tom SteyerTom Steyer
27 June 1957, American
Banker

Nolan BushnellNolan Bushnell
05 February 1943, American
Entrepreneur

Ann Morgan GuilbertAnn Morgan Guilbert
16 October 1928, American
Actress

Reid HoffmanReid Hoffman
05 August 1967, American
Co-Founder of LinkedIn
JidennaJidenna
04 May 1985, Nigerian, American
Rapper

Edith HeadEdith Head
28 October 1897, American
Costume Designer
Jerry Yang Jerry Yang
06 November 1968, American
Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.

Christen PressChristen Press
29 December 1988, American
Soccer Player

Alan CranstonAlan Cranston
19 June 1914, American
Former United States Senator
Jonathan PollardJonathan Pollard
07 August 1954, American
Former U.S. Intelligence Analyst & Israeli Spy

Adi DaAdi Da
03 November 1939, American
Founder of Adidam
Robert MotherwellRobert Motherwell
24 January 1915, American
Abstract Painter

Lucinda SouthworthLucinda Southworth
24 May 1979, American
Wife of Larry Page

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920, Hungarian, American
Economist

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

Dudley Robert HerschbachDudley R. Herschbach
18 June 1932, American
Chemist
Richard Edward Taylor Richard E. Taylor
02 November 1929, Canadian
Physicist

Jorge Serrano ElíasJorge Serrano Elías
26 April 1945, Guatemalan
29th President of Guatemala

Robert StoneRobert Stone
21 August 1937, American
American novelist

Jennifer Katharine GatesJennifer Katharine Gates
26 April 1996, American
Daughter of Bill Gates
Sandra Day O’ConnorSandra Day O’Connor
26 March 1930, American
Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court

Safiya NygaardSafiya Nygaard
16 July 1992, American
YouTuber
Daniel FredinburgDaniel Fredinburg
08 September 1981, American
Google X Engineer

Ros Gold-OnwudeRos Gold-Onwude
28 April 1987, American
Sports Reporter, Basketball Analyst

Susan RiceSusan Rice
17 November 1964, American
Diplomat, Politician, Screenwriter
Elizabeth HolmesElizabeth Holmes
03 February 1984, American
Business Woman

Joe Kennedy IIIJoe Kennedy III
04 October 1980, American
Politician
Raymond BurrRaymond Burr
21 May 1917, Canadian, American
Actor

Gretchen CarlsonGretchen Carlson
21 June 1966, American
Television Host

Alexander PayneAlexander Payne
10 February 1961, American
Director
Josh HawleyJosh Hawley
31 December 1979, American
Lawyer

John McWhorterJohn McWhorter
06 October 1965, American
Linguist
Stephen BreyerStephen Breyer
15 August 1938, American
Jurist, Judge, Lawyer, University teacher

Adam SchiffAdam Schiff
22 June 1960, American
Politician, Lawyer

Anthony KennedyAnthony Kennedy
23 July 1936, American
Jurist, Judge, Lawyer, University teacher

Philippe of BelgiumPhilippe of Belgium
15 April 1960, Belgian
King of Belgium
William RehnquistWilliam Rehnquist
01 October 1924, American
Judge, Lawyer, Historian
John ElwayJohn Elway
28 June 1960, American
Baseball player, American football player

Richard BooneRichard Boone
18 June 1917, American
Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor

Brook LopezBrook Lopez
01 April 1988, American
Basketball player

Victor Davis HansonVictor Davis Hanson
05 September 1953, American
Historian, University teacher, Journalist
David ChaseDavid Chase
22 August 1945, American
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer

Michelle WieMichelle Wie
11 October 1989, American
Golfer

Jay RoachJay Roach
14 June 1957, American
Director

Abigail DisneyAbigail Disney
24 January 1960, American
Filmmaker

Kyriakos MitsotakisKyriakos Mitsotakis
04 March 1968, Greek
Politician, Banker
Jason CollinsJason Collins
02 December 1978, American
Basketball player

Gray DavisGray Davis
26 December 1942, American
Politician
Heather LangenkampHeather Langenkamp
17 July 1964, American
Actress

Ehud BarakEhud Barak
12 February 1942, Israeli
Politician, Diplomat, Officer
John GavinJohn Gavin
08 April 1931, American
Actor
Nikki BenzNikki Benz
11 December 1981, Canadian
Adult Film Star, Model

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.