University Of Exeter Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Exeter. The list includes people like J. K. Rowling, Mark Labbett, Thom Yorke, Katie Hopkins & Al-Waleed bin Talal. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, writers, singers, musicians and media personalities etc.
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 1 
J. K. Rowling
(Author of Children's Fantasy Series, 'Harry Potter')
J. K. Rowling
171
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Yate, England
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
Thom Yorke
(Singer, Musician, Songwriter)
Thom Yorke
15
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wellingborough
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 3 
Vanessa Kirby
(Actress)
Vanessa Kirby
29
Birthdate: April 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
Al-Waleed bin Talal
(Business magnate)
Al-Waleed bin Talal
21
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Riyadh
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 5 
Steve Backshall
(British Naturalist, Explorer and Presenter Known for His Wildlife Documentary Program ‘Deadly 60’)
Steve Backshall
18
Birthdate: April 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bagshot, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Zara Tindall
(British Equestrian and the Eldest Granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II)
Zara Tindall
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 7 
Stephen Dillane
(Actor best known for his roles as Leonard Woolf in the 2002 film The Hours, Stannis Baratheon in Game of Thrones)
Stephen Dillane
3
Birthdate: March 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Rhod Gilbert
(Welsh Comedian and Television & Radio Presenter)
Rhod Gilbert
1
Birthdate: October 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Carmarthen, Wales
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Katie Hopkins
(Media Personality)
Katie Hopkins
18
Birthdate: February 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barnstaple
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 10 
Sajid Javid
(Politician)
Sajid Javid
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rochdale, England
 11 
Frank Gardner
(journalist)
Frank Gardner
1
Birthdate: July 31, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hampstead
 12 
Steven Culp
1
Birthdate: December 3, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo
(First Child, Elder Daughter of King Juan Carlos I of Spain)
Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 20, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Will Young
(Singer, Actor)
Will Young
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 20, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wokingham
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 15 
Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi
(Member of the Federal Supreme Council)
Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi
2
Birthdate: July 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
 16 
Carol Shields
(Novelist)
Carol Shields
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: July 16, 2003
 17 
Julian Richings
2
Birthdate: September 8, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oxford, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
James Brokenshire
(Politician)
James Brokenshire
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Died: October 7, 2021
 19 
Caroline Lucas
(Political Leader)
Caroline Lucas
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Malvern, Worcestershire, England, UK
 20 
Santa Montefiore
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Winchester, Hampshire, England
 21 
Samantha Smith
(Tennis Player)
Samantha Smith
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Loughton, Essex, England
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
Robert Bolt
(Playwright and a two-time Oscar-winning screenwriter)
Robert Bolt
0
Birthdate: August 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sale, Cheshire, England
Died: February 20, 1995
 23 
Sigrid Kaag
(Politician, Diplomat)
Sigrid Kaag
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 2, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rijswijk, Netherlands
 24 
Fiona Shackleton
(Solicitor)
Fiona Shackleton
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Daphne Fowler
2
Birthdate: January 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Warwick
 26 
Stanley Donwood
(Artist, Writer)
Stanley Donwood
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Essex
 27 
Christ Tshiunza
(Rugby union player)
Christ Tshiunza
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 2002
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 28 
Peter Philips
(Composer)
Peter Philips
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Devonshire or London,England
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 29 
Iwona Blazwick
(Art critic known for Director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery since 2001)
Iwona Blazwick
0
Birthdate: October 14, 1955
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United Kingdom
 30 
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bethlehem
Died: December 12, 1994
 31 
Thurston Dart
(Musicologist)
Thurston Dart
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, England
Died: March 6, 1971
 32 
Shahd Alshammari
0
Birthplace: Kuwait
 33 
Gerardo Vera
(Director)
Gerardo Vera
0
Birthdate: March 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Miraflores de la Sierra, Madrid, Spain
Died: September 20, 2020
 34 
Linah Mohohlo
(Banker and university chancellor)
Linah Mohohlo
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 13, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ramotswa, Botswana
Died: June 2, 2021
 35 
Ahmad Thomson
(Barrister)
Ahmad Thomson
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 23, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chipata, Zambia
Tracing its roots back to the mid nineteenth century, the University of Exeter is a public research university located in Exeter, South West England. With four campuses across Exeter and Cornwall, the University of Exeter is considered the as one of the 12 most elite universities in England, as per The Daily Telegraph. The university comprises of over 70 research centers and institutes and admissions into the university are regarded as highly competitive. The University of Exeter offers programs in areas such as Business, Humanities, Environmental Science, Medicine, Engineering and so on. Over time, the University of Exeter has gained immense global acclamation and has gone on to climb the ladder of national and international university rankings. Having been ranked 9th place among the British Universities by The Guardian and 7th place by The Times in 2016, the university is living up to the name of being one of Britain’s finest research institutions. The University of Exeter has also been rated among Britain’s top 10 universities in higher education as per the QS and Times Higher Education rankings. Bounded by values and innovation in a challenging environment, the university comprises of almost 22,000 students who are given the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. Representing over 130 countries, the student body is as diverse as it comes by merging the best of various cultures. The university has produced various celebrated individuals in the past such as J.K. Rowling, Frank Gardner, Caroline Lucas and Thom Yorke. Here is the complete list.