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

Jennifer ConnellyJennifer Connelly
12 December 1970, American
Actress

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

Tiger WoodsTiger Woods
30 December 1975, American
Golfer
John McEnroeJohn McEnroe
16 February 1959, American
Former US Tennis Star

Mukesh AmbaniMukesh Ambani
19 April 1957, Indian, Yemeni
Indian businessman

Tom SteyerTom Steyer
27 June 1957, American
Banker

Larry PageLarry Page
26 March 1973, American
Co-founder of Google
Ted DansonTed Danson
29 December 1947, American
 

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

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

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

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

Aaron SwartzAaron Swartz
08 November 1986, American
Computer Programmer
Chelsea ClintonChelsea Clinton
27 February 1980, American
Bill Clinton's Daughter

Sam HarrisSam Harris
09 April 1967, American
Philosopher, Author
Azim PremjiAzim Premji
24 July 1945, Indian
Business Tycoon

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

Rachel MaddowRachel Maddow
01 April 1973, American
American television host

Issa RaeIssa Rae
12 January 1985, American
Actress
Reed HastingsReed Hastings
08 October 1960, American
Co-Founder of Net Flix
Sally RideSally Ride
26 May 1951, American
Physicist, Astronaut

Jawed KarimJawed Karim
28 October 1979, German, American
Co-Founder of YouTube

Adnan KhashoggiAdnan Khashoggi
25 July 1935, Saudi Arabian
Businessman

Dianne FeinsteinDianne Feinstein
22 June 1933, American
Politician
Kurtwood SmithKurtwood Smith
03 July 1943, American
Actor

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Isabelle FuhrmanIsabelle Fuhrman
25 February 1997, American
Actress

Megyn PriceMegyn Price
24 March 1971, American
Actress

Daniel PearlDaniel Pearl
10 October 1963, Israeli, American
Journalist

Mae JemisonMae Jemison
17 October 1956, American
First African American Woman To Travel To Space
Tracey EdmondsTracey Edmonds
18 February 1967, American
Businesswoman

Ken KeseyKen Kesey
17 September 1935, American
 
Vint CerfVint Cerf
23 June 1943, American
Engineer

Valerie JarrettValerie Jarrett
14 November 1956, American
Lawyer

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
JidennaJidenna
04 May 1985, Nigerian, American
Rapper

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

Jonathan PollardJonathan Pollard
07 August 1954, American
Former U.S. Intelligence Analyst & Israeli Spy

Nolan BushnellNolan Bushnell
05 February 1943, American
Entrepreneur

Vikram SethVikram Seth
20 June 1952, Indian
Writer
Edith HeadEdith Head
28 October 1897, American
Costume Designer

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

Alan CranstonAlan Cranston
19 June 1914, American
Former United States Senator
Robert MotherwellRobert Motherwell
24 January 1915, American
Abstract Painter

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920, Hungarian, American
Economist

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

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

Daniel FredinburgDaniel Fredinburg
08 September 1981, American
Google X Engineer
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

Raymond BurrRaymond Burr
21 May 1917, Canadian
Stage actor, Film actor

John ElwayJohn Elway
28 June 1960, American
Baseball player, American football player
Eunice Kennedy ShriverEunice Kennedy Shriver
10 July 1921, American
Political Activists
Steve BingSteve Bing
31 March 1965, American
Businessman

Brook LopezBrook Lopez
01 April 1988, American
Basketball player

Ehud BarakEhud Barak
12 February 1942, Israeli
Politician, Diplomat, Officer

Richard BooneRichard Boone
18 June 1917, American
Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor
Michelle WieMichelle Wie
11 October 1989, American
Golfer

Ed McCaffreyEd McCaffrey
17 August 1968, American
American football player

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

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

William RehnquistWilliam Rehnquist
01 October 1924, American
Judge, Lawyer, Historian
Stephen BreyerStephen Breyer
15 August 1938, American
Jurist, Judge, Lawyer, University teacher

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

Nikki BenzNikki Benz
11 December 1981, Canadian
Adult Film Star, Model
Jessica MendozaJessica Mendoza
11 November 1980, American
Softball player

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

Jason CollinsJason Collins
02 December 1978, American
Basketball player

Robert MondaviRobert Mondavi
18 June 1913, American
Winegrower

Peter BuffettPeter Buffett
04 May 1958, American
Musician
Skyler SamuelsSkyler Samuels
14 April 1994, American
Actress

Sam SimonSam Simon
06 June 1955, American
Poker player, Writer, Sportsperson, Screenwriter,
Gray DavisGray Davis
26 December 1942, American
Politician

Yvon ChouinardYvon Chouinard
09 November 1938, American
Mountaineer, Rock climber
Harry HarlowHarry Harlow
31 October 1905, American
Psychologist

Ted KoppelTed Koppel
08 February 1940, British, American
Journalists
Danny PintauroDanny Pintauro
06 January 1976, American
Actor

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.