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

Reese WitherspoonReese Witherspoon
22 March 1976, American
Actress

Tom SteyerTom Steyer
27 June 1957, American
Banker

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

Jennifer ConnellyJennifer Connelly
12 December 1970, American
Actress
Mukesh AmbaniMukesh Ambani
19 April 1957, Indian, Yemeni
Indian businessman

Ted DansonTed Danson
29 December 1947, American
 

Tiger WoodsTiger Woods
30 December 1975, American
Golfer

Larry PageLarry Page
26 March 1973, American
Co-founder of Google
Rachel MaddowRachel Maddow
01 April 1973, American
American television host

Sergey BrinSergey Brin
21 August 1973, Russian, American
Computer scientist
Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover
10 August 1874, American
31st U.S. President

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

Mitt RomneyMitt Romney
12 March 1947, American
Former Governor of Massachusetts
John McEnroeJohn McEnroe
16 February 1959, American
Former US Tennis Star

John SteinbeckJohn Steinbeck
27 February 1902, American
Author
Laurene Powell JobsLaurene Powell Jobs
06 November 1963, American
Businesswoman, Widow of Steve Jobs

Aaron SwartzAaron Swartz
08 November 1986, American
Computer Programmer

Andre BraugherAndre Braugher
01 July 1962, American
Actor
Peter ThielPeter Thiel
11 October 1967, German, New Zealander, American
Co-founder of PayPal

Christen PressChristen Press
29 December 1988, American
Soccer Player
Azim PremjiAzim Premji
24 July 1945, Indian
Business Tycoon

Sterling K. BrownSterling K. Brown
05 April 1976, American
Actor

Issa RaeIssa Rae
12 January 1985, American
Actress

Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967, American
Philosopher, Author
Reed HastingsReed Hastings
08 October 1960, American
Co-Founder of Net Flix
Jawed KarimJawed Karim
28 October 1979, German, American
Co-Founder of YouTube

Dianne FeinsteinDianne Feinstein
22 June 1933, American
Politician

Sally RideSally Ride
26 May 1951, American
Physicist, Astronaut

Kurtwood SmithKurtwood Smith
03 July 1943, American
Actor
Mae JemisonMae Jemison
17 October 1956, American
First African American Woman To Travel To Space

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Isabelle FuhrmanIsabelle Fuhrman
25 February 1997, American
Actress

Adnan KhashoggiAdnan Khashoggi
25 July 1935, Saudi Arabian
Businessman

Megyn PriceMegyn Price
24 March 1971, American
Actress

Daniel PearlDaniel Pearl
10 October 1963, Israeli, American
Journalist
Tracey EdmondsTracey Edmonds
18 February 1967, American
Businesswoman

Vint CerfVint Cerf
23 June 1943, American
Engineer
Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
14 November 1956, American
Lawyer

Ruth PoratRuth Porat
1957 AD, British
CFO of Google

Ken KeseyKen Kesey
17 September 1935, American
 
Nicholas GonzalezNicholas Gonzalez
03 January 1976, American
Actor

Reid HoffmanReid Hoffman
05 August 1967, American
Co-Founder of LinkedIn
Carly FiorinaCarly Fiorina
06 September 1954, American
Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard

Jerry Yang Jerry Yang
06 November 1968, American
Co-founder of Yahoo! Inc.

JidennaJidenna
04 May 1985, Nigerian, American
Rapper

Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952, Indian
Writer

Edith HeadEdith Head
28 October 1897, American
Costume Designer
Jonathan PollardJonathan Pollard
07 August 1954, American
Former U.S. Intelligence Analyst & Israeli Spy

Nolan BushnellNolan Bushnell
05 February 1943, American
Entrepreneur

Ann Morgan GuilbertAnn Morgan Guilbert
16 October 1928, American
Actress

Brendan WallaceBrendan Wallace
1983 AD, American
Emma Watson’s Boyfriend
Adi DaAdi Da
03 November 1939, American
Founder of Adidam

Lucinda SouthworthLucinda Southworth
24 May 1979, American
Wife of Larry Page
Robert MotherwellRobert Motherwell
24 January 1915, American
Abstract Painter

Alan CranstonAlan Cranston
19 June 1914, American
Former United States Senator

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920, Hungarian, American
Economist
Dudley Robert HerschbachDudley R. Herschbach
18 June 1932, American
Chemist

Jennifer Katharine GatesJennifer Katharine Gates
26 April 1996, American
Daughter of Bill Gates
Safiya NygaardSafiya Nygaard
16 July 1992, American
YouTuber

Richard Edward Taylor Richard E. Taylor
02 November 1929, Canadian
Physicist

Jorge Serrano ElíasJorge Serrano Elías
26 April 1945, Guatemalan
29th President of Guatemala
Ros Gold-OnwudeRos Gold-Onwude
28 April 1987, American
Sports Reporter, Basketball Analyst

Daniel FredinburgDaniel Fredinburg
08 September 1981, American
Google X Engineer
Robert StoneRobert Stone
21 August 1937, American
American novelist

Sandra Day O’ConnorSandra Day O’Connor
26 March 1930, American
Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court

Adam SchiffAdam Schiff
22 June 1960, American
Politician, Lawyer

Gretchen CarlsonGretchen Carlson
21 June 1966, American
Television Host
Cory BookerCory Booker
27 April 1969, American
Politician
Elizabeth HolmesElizabeth Holmes
03 February 1984, American
Business Woman

Susan RiceSusan Rice
17 November 1964, American
Diplomat, Politician, Screenwriter

John ElwayJohn Elway
28 June 1960, American
Baseball player, American football player

Ed McCaffreyEd McCaffrey
17 August 1968, American
American football player
Raymond BurrRaymond Burr
21 May 1917, Canadian
Stage actor, Film actor

Eunice Kennedy ShriverEunice Kennedy Shriver
10 July 1921, American
Political Activists

Marissa MayerMarissa Mayer
30 May 1975, American
Businesswoman

Steve BingSteve Bing
31 March 1965, American
Businessman

Brook LopezBrook Lopez
01 April 1988, American
Basketball player
Doug BaldwinDoug Baldwin
21 September 1988, American
American football player

Alexander PayneAlexander Payne
10 February 1961, American
Director
Heather LangenkampHeather Langenkamp
17 July 1964, American
Actress

William RehnquistWilliam Rehnquist
01 October 1924, American
Judge, Lawyer, Historian

Anthony KennedyAnthony Kennedy
23 July 1936, American
Jurist, Judge, Lawyer, University teacher
Richard BooneRichard Boone
18 June 1917, American
Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor

Stephen BreyerStephen Breyer
15 August 1938, American
Jurist, Judge, Lawyer, University teacher
Mary BarraMary Barra
24 December 1961, American
Business woman

Josh HawleyJosh Hawley
31 December 1979, American
Lawyer

Jennifer Siebel NewsomJennifer Siebel Newsom
19 June 1974, American
Filmmaker

Jay RoachJay Roach
14 June 1957, American
Director
Gale Anne HurdGale Anne Hurd
25 October 1955, American
Producer

Ehud BarakEhud Barak
12 February 1942, Israeli
Politician, Diplomat, Officer
Nikki BenzNikki Benz
11 December 1981, Canadian
Adult Film Star, Model

Jim PlunkettJim Plunkett
05 December 1947, American
American footballer
David ChaseDavid Chase
22 August 1945, American
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer

Victor Davis HansonVictor Davis Hanson
05 September 1953, American
Historian, University teacher, Journalist
Abigail DisneyAbigail Disney
24 January 1960, American
Filmmaker

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.