Discover the notable alumni of University Of California, Santa Barbara. The list includes people like Michael Douglas, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Ballard, Jack Johnson & Harvey Levin. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as scientists, miscellaneous, film & theater personalities, singers and musicians etc.
Gwyneth PaltrowGwyneth Paltrow
(Actress, Singer, Food Writer)

27 September 1972


Michael DouglasMichael Douglas
(Actor, Producer)

25 September 1944


Robert BallardRobert Ballard
(Deep Sea Explorer)

30 June 1942


Jack Hody JohnsonJack Johnson

18 May 1975


Harvey LevinHarvey Levin

02 September 1950


Reza AslanReza Aslan

03 May 1972

Edward L. MasryEdward L. Masry
(Lawyer, Politician)

29 July 1932


Joseph C. WilsonJoseph C. Wilson
(Diplomat, Writer, Whistleblower, Businessperson)

06 November 1949


Richard SerraRichard Serra
(Sculptor, Painter)

02 November 1939


Lynne CoxLynne Cox

1957 AD


Bahar SoomekhBahar Soomekh
(Actor, Television actor)

30 March 1975


Grady BoochGrady Booch
(Computer scientist, Engineer)

27 February 1955


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Jason LezakJason Lezak

12 November 1975


Carol W. GreiderCarol W. Greider
(Biologist, Molecular biologist, Geneticist, Physician)

15 April 1961


Joseph M. AcabaJoseph M. Acaba
(Astronaut, Teacher, Mathematician)

17 May 1967

Puerto Rican

Alexei FilippenkoAlexei Filippenko
(Astronomer, Astrophysicist, University teacher)

25 July 1958


The ‘University of California, Santa Barbara’ is one among the ten institutions affiliated with the ‘University of California’ system. Many students from all over the world try hard to secure a place in this famous university. The institution stood 48th in the ‘World University Rankings’ list, compiled by the popular magazine ‘Times Higher Education’. The institution also secured the 42nd spot in the ‘Academy Ranking of World Universities’ list. The staff of this university includes several Nobel Prize winners and more than 30 members of the ‘National Academy of Sciences’. Apart from its academic excellence and state of the art infrastructure, the institution is also quite popular for its This list includes the names of several notable alumni of the ‘University of California, Santa Barbara’ who pursued their passion and have inspired millions around the world to follow their dreams as well. Renowned Hollywood actors Michael Douglas and Gwyneth Paltrow have been students of this famous university. Michael Douglas was felicitated with the prestigious Academy award for his role in the 1987 flick ‘Wall Street’. Gwyneth Paltrow shot to fame for her appearance in the flicks ‘Shakespeare In Love’ and ‘A Perfect Murder’. He has acted in dozens of other blockbusters as well. The list of UCSB alumni also includes several other noteworthy names such as sportsmen Michael Bryson and Orlando Johnson, television host Charissa Thompson as well as adult movie actress Tera Patrick.