University Of California, Berkeley Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of California, Berkeley. The list includes people like J. Paul Getty, Gregory Peck, Ramesh Balwani, Steve Wozniak & Jerry Brown. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as scientists, engineers, writers, business people and intellectuals & academics etc.
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 1 
Aaron Rodgers
(American Football Quarterback and 10-Time Winner of Pro Bowl)
Aaron Rodgers
64
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 2, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chico, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 2 
Steve Wozniak
(Co-Founder of Apple Inc.)
Steve Wozniak
29
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 3 
Gregory Peck
(One of the Reigning Actors of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Gregory Peck
22
Birthdate: April 5, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, United States
Died: June 12, 2003
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 4 
Jack London
(Novelist & Journalist)
Jack London
15
Birthdate: January 12, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: November 22, 1916
 5 
Jason Kidd
(Former Basketball player at point guard position)
Jason Kidd
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 6 
Philip K. Dick
(American Science Fiction Writer)
Philip K. Dick
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 2, 1982
 7 
Allen Ginsberg
(Best Known for His Poem ‘Howl’, Which is One of the Most Significant Products of the 'Beat Movement')
Allen Ginsberg
10
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 5, 1997
 8 
Chris Pine
(Best Known For His Role as 'James T. Kirk' in the 'Star Trek' Reboot Film Series)
Chris Pine
50
Birthdate: February 26, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 9 
Brenda Song
(Actress)
Brenda Song
41
Birthdate: March 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carmichael, California, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 10 
Alex Morgan
(American Professional Soccer Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Alex Morgan
49
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Dimas, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
Marshawn Lynch
(American Former Football Running Back)
Marshawn Lynch
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 12 
Paula Patton
(Actress and Producer)
Paula Patton
13
Birthdate: December 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Tony Gonzalez
(American Football Player)
Tony Gonzalez
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 27, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Torrance, California, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 14 
George Takei
(Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Hikaru Sulu’ in the 'Star Trek' TV Series and Films)
George Takei
30
Birthdate: April 20, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 15 
Sanaa Lathan
(Actress and Voice Actress Known for Her Films: ‘The Best Man’, ‘Love & Basketball’ and ‘Disappearing Acts’)
Sanaa Lathan
12
Birthdate: September 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Stewart Copeland
5
Birthdate: July 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Eric Schmidt
(CEO of Google (2001-2011))
Eric Schmidt
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 27, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Falls Church, Virginia, United States
 18 
Susan Sontag
(Writer and Filmmaker, Best Known for her Essay 'Notes on 'Camp')
Susan Sontag
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 28, 2004
 19 
Daniel Kahneman
(Winner of 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics for His Work on the Psychology of Judgment and Decision-Making)
Daniel Kahneman
6
Birthdate: March 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
 20 
Susanna Hoffs
(Singer-songwriter best known as a co-founder of the Bangles)
Susanna Hoffs
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 17, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 21 
Betty Friedan
(Feminist, Writer)
Betty Friedan
6
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: eoria, Illinois, United States
Died: February 4, 2004
 22 
Stacy Keach
3
Birthdate: June 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 23 
Bill Bixby
(Best Known for as Dr. David Banner in The TV Series 'The Incredible Hulk')
Bill Bixby
4
Birthdate: January 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: November 21, 1993
 24 
J. Paul Getty
(British Petroleum Industrialist and Founder of the ‘Getty Oil Company’)
J. Paul Getty
13
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: June 6, 1976
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
17
Birthdate: July 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 26 
Maya Harris
(American Lawyer, Public Policy Advocate & Sister of 49th Vice President of United States, Kamala Harris)
Maya Harris
24
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 30, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, United States
 27 
Nicolle Wallace
(American Television Host and Former White House Communications Director (2005 - 2006))
Nicolle Wallace
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Orange County, California, United States
 28 
Alex Honnold
(Rock climber)
Alex Honnold
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 29 
Harry Hamlin
6
Birthdate: October 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 30 
Abbie Hoffman
(Political Activist, Co-Founder of the 'Youth International Party' and Member of the 'Chicago Seven')
Abbie Hoffman
16
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 30, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 12, 1989
 31 
Greg Gutfeld
(Television personality)
Greg Gutfeld
6
Birthdate: September 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 32 
Edith Head
(Costume designer)
Edith Head
3
Birthdate: October 28, 1897
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Bernardino, California, United States
Died: October 24, 1981
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 33 
Timothy Francis Leary
(American Psychologist and Writer Known for His Strong Advocacy of Psychedelic Drugs)
Timothy Francis Leary
7
Birthdate: October 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 31, 1996
 34 
Ken Thompson
(Computer Scientist)
Ken Thompson
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 4, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 35 
John Cho
(Actor)
John Cho
13
Birthdate: June 16, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 36 
Allison Stokke
(American Pole Vaulter and Fitness Model)
Allison Stokke
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newport Beach, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 37 
Tress MacNeille
(Voice actress who worked on animated series such as The Simpsons, Futurama, and Rugrats)
Tress MacNeille
2
Birthdate: June 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 38 
Missy Franklin
(American Former Swimmer and Five-Time Olympic Gold Medallist)
Missy Franklin
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 10, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 39 
DeSean Jackson
(American football player)
DeSean Jackson
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 40 
Michio Kaku
(Theoretical Physicist and Author of the Best-Selling Books ‘Physics of the Impossible’ and ‘Physics of the Future')
Michio Kaku
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 41 
Robert McNamara
(Former United States Secretary of Defense)
Robert McNamara
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 9, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Died: July 6, 2009
 42 
Jaylen Brown
(Basketball player)
Jaylen Brown
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 24, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 43 
Ron Rivera
(American football coach)
Ron Rivera
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: California, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 44 
Scott Adams
(Comics artist, Economist, Journalist)
Scott Adams
3
Birthdate: June 8, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windham (town), New York
 45 
Earl Warren
(30th Governor of California (1943-53), 14th Chief Justice of the United States (1953-69))
Earl Warren
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 19, 1891
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 9, 1974
 46 
Lance Ito
(Judge best known for presiding over the criminal trial for the O. J. Simpson murder case)
Lance Ito
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
 47 
Ki Hong Lee
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Minho’ in the ‘Maze Runner’ Film Series)
Ki Hong Lee
2
Birthdate: September 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 48 
Jimmy Doolittle
(American Military General and Aviation Pioneer Who Made Daring Raid on Japan During World War II)
Jimmy Doolittle
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alameda, California, United States
Died: September 27, 1993
 49 
John Kenneth Galbraith
(Famous for His Trilogy on Economics 'American Capitalism', 'The Affluent Society' and 'The New Industrial State')
John Kenneth Galbraith
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 15, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Iona Station, Canada
Died: April 29, 2006
 50 
J. Christopher Stevens
(10th United States Ambassador to Libya)
J. Christopher Stevens
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grass Valley, California, United States
Died: September 11, 2012
The famous ‘University of California, Berkeley’, affiliated to the ‘University of California’ system, is one of the best institutions in the world for research activities. Surveys conducted by the magazines ‘Times Higher Education’ and ‘Academic Ranking of World Universities’ proved that ‘University of California, Berkeley’ belongs to the league of best university brands in the world. The esteemed institution boasts of highly qualified staff which includes several Nobel Prize laureates, Pulitzer Prize and Wolf Prize winners. This fact alone proves that this notable university imparts an outstanding quality of education. The notable alumni of the ‘University of California, Berkeley’ include several famous names who are role models to several youngsters, thanks to their outstanding accomplishments. Some of these noteworthy personalities are tech wizard Steve Wozniak, co-founder of ‘Apple Inc’, female soccer star Alex Morgan, actor Chris Pine and American Basketball player Jaylen Brown. Entrepreneur Steve Wozniak collaborated with notable businessman Steve Jobs to start the multi-Billion dollar giant ‘Apple Inc’ and soon he became a household name. The net worth of the ‘University of California, Berkeley’ alumnus is estimated to be approximately $100 Million. Famous Athlete Jaylen Brown, who represents the team ‘Boston Celtics’ at the ‘National Basketball Association (NBA)’ tournaments. The basketball player has bagged several gold medals in a short span. Read this list to know the names of noteworthy celebrities who were once students of ‘University of California, Berkeley’. Some of the accomplishments of these individuals are remarkable.