University Of Delaware Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Delaware. The list includes people like Joe Biden, Chris Christie, Shawn Johnson, Annie Jump Cannon & Daniel Nathans. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as scientists, leaders, sportspersons and film & theater personalities etc.
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Jill Biden
(First Lady of the United States)
Jill Biden
79
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hammonton, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 2 
Tara Lipinski
(Figure Skater)
Tara Lipinski
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 3 
Johnny Weir
(Figure Skater Known for Being ‘A Very Lyrical Skater’ and ‘An Entertaining Artisan')
Johnny Weir
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Joe Flacco
(American Football Player)
Joe Flacco
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Audubon, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 5 
Annie Jump Cannon
(Astronomer)
Annie Jump Cannon
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 11, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dover
Died: April 13, 1941
 6 
Joe Biden
(46th President of the United States (Since 2021))
Joe Biden
215
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 20, 1942
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Elena Delle Donne
(Basketball player)
Elena Delle Donne
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 5, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 8 
Chris Christie
(55th Governor of New Jersey (2010 - 2018))
Chris Christie
18
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 6, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Rich Gannon
(American footballer)
Rich Gannon
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 10 
Steve Schmidt
(Politician)
Steve Schmidt
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: North Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
 11 
Dilshad Vadsaria
(Actor, Television actor)
Dilshad Vadsaria
1
Birthdate: September 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karachi
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 12 
Susan Stroman
(Theatre Director)
Susan Stroman
2
Birthdate: October 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.
 13 
No Kum-sok
(Engineer, Aviator)
No Kum-sok
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sinhung, North Korea
 14 
Tom Carper
(Politician)
Tom Carper
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 23, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Beckley, West Virginia, United States
 15 
Brett Veach
(American Football Player)
Brett Veach
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, United States
 16 
Dallas Green
(Baseball player)
Dallas Green
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Newport, Delaware, United States
Died: March 22, 2017
 17 
Nick Boyle
(American football player)
Nick Boyle
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wantage, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 18 
Adam Osborne
(He introduced the Osborne 1, the first commercially successful portable computer)
Adam Osborne
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bangkok, Thailand
Died: March 18, 2003
 19 
Daniel Nathans
(Microbiologist)
Daniel Nathans
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, US
Died: November 16, 1999
 20 
Louise Mushikiwabo
(Secretary General of Organisation internationale de la Francophonie)
Louise Mushikiwabo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jabana, Kigali, Rwanda
 21 
Michael Plumb
(Equestrian)
Michael Plumb
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Islip, New York, United States
 22 
Rumaitha Al Busaidi
(Politician, Businessperson)
Rumaitha Al Busaidi
1
Birthplace: Oman
Being the biggest university in Delaware, University of Delaware or simply UD is home to approximately 23,000 students. The university is privately governed and obtains public funding for being a land-grant, space-grant, sea-grant and urban-grant supported research institution. The origins of the university traces back to 1743 and has a rich heritage that has shaped it to be what it stands for today. It was even the first American university to offer a study abroad program, back in 1923. It continues to live up to that time by offering numerous study abroad options for its students, till date. UD offers more than 135 degrees in areas of studies such as Arts and Science, Engineering, Health Sciences, Business, History and so many more programs. The university is famous for its strong culture of distinguished scholarship, research and teaching. The panel of faculty of UD comprises of handpicked scholars, authors, scientists and artists, who are internationally acclaimed. University of Delaware was also rated 30th among public universities as per the 2017 rankings by U.S. News & World Report. UD’s list of notable alumni’s is impressive as it consists of inspiring personalities hailing from different walks of life. Joe Biden, Jill Biden, Joe Flacco and Chris Christie, all attended University of Delaware. You’ll be surprised to know all the other imminent celebrities who studied at University of Delaware, keep reading to find out.