University Of Georgia Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Georgia. The list includes people like Ryan Seacrest, Kyle Chandler, Bill Goldberg, Alton Brown & Michael Stipe. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as sportspersons, film & theater personalities, media personalities, writers and singers etc.
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Bill Goldberg
(Four-time World Champion in His Professional Wrestling Career (WWE & WCW))
Bill Goldberg
38
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States

Professional wrestler and former football player. Bill Goldberg, is currently signed to WWE on a part-time deal. A very popular figure in the late 1990s/early 2000s, he has wrestled for many promotions and is best known for his stint with World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Also an actor, he has appeared in numerous films and TV shows.  

 2 
Ryan Seacrest
(Radio Personality)
Ryan Seacrest
23
Birthdate: December 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dunwoody, Georgia, United States

Ryan Seacrest is an American television host, radio personality, and producer. He gained national recognition after hosting the popular singing competition TV series, American Idol. Also known for his humanitarian efforts, Seacrest established the Ryan Seacrest Foundation in 2010. He is also credited with producing a men's skincare line called Polished.

 3 
Kim Basinger
(Actress and Model Known for Her Films: ‘Never Say Never Again’, ‘The Natural’ and 'L.A. Confidential’)
Kim Basinger
52
Birthdate: December 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States

A shy schoolgirl, Kim Basinger grew up to become a successful model, actress and singer. After appearing in numerous advertisements, Kim began acting on television. Her breakthrough role came with movie Never Say Never Again where she played the Bond girl. Later, she won accolades for her performance in movies like The Natural, Batman, L.A. Confidential and Fifty Shades Darker.

 4 
Matthew Stafford
(American Football Quarterback)
Matthew Stafford
35
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
NFL quarterback Matthew Stafford initially played for the University of Georgia and was then drafted by the Detroit Lions in 2009. He became the fourth NFL quarterback to throw for more than 5,000 yards in a single season. He is also the fastest NFL player to score 40,000 yards. 
 5 
Dominique Wilkins
(Basketball Player)
Dominique Wilkins
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 6 
Bubba Watson
(American Professional Golfer)
Bubba Watson
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bagdad, Florida, United States

Bubba Watson professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He is a left-handed golfer, one of the few on the tour. He won titles at the Masters Tournament in 2012 and 2014. He is counted among the longest drivers on the PGA Tour. Besides golf, he is also a member of the boy band Golf Boys. 

 7 
Kyle Chandler
13
Birthdate: September 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States

Kyle Chandler is an American actor who received widespread acclaim for his portrayal of Eric Taylor in the sports drama TV series Friday Night Lights. Apart from acting, Chandler volunteers as a firefighter. He also raises funds to help football players with spinal cord injuries by taking part in a charity golf tournament that takes place every year.

 8 
Trisha Yearwood
(Country Singer Best Known for Her Hit single ‘She's in Love with the Boy’)
Trisha Yearwood
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Monticello, Georgia, United States

Trisha Yearwood is an American recording artist, television personality, actress, author, and celebrity chef. She is credited with releasing several chart-busting albums that have sold millions of copies worldwide. Also known for her philanthropic activities Trisha Yearwood has been supporting Habitat for Humanity, a charity home building group, for many years now.

 9 
Todd Gurley
(American football player)
Todd Gurley
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 10 
Omari Hardwick
(Actor)
Omari Hardwick
17
Birthdate: January 9, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Savannah, Georgia, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Herschel Walker
(American football player)
Herschel Walker
30
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 3, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Wrightsville, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 12 
Fran Tarkenton
(American footballer)
Fran Tarkenton
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 13 
Anthony Edwards
(Basketball player)
Anthony Edwards
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 5, 2001
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 14 
Forrest Griffin
(American Retired Mixed Martial Artist and Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion)
Forrest Griffin
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 1, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 15 
Alton Brown
(American Television Personality and Food Show Presenter)
Alton Brown
6
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: July 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Alton Brown soared to fame as the creator of the Food Network culinary show Good Eats. He has also hosted shows such as Iron Chef America and Feasting on Asphalt. He has authored several bestselling cookbooks. He also created two culinary shows on YouTube during the COVID-19 lockdown.
 16 
Jake Fromm
(American football player)
Jake Fromm
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 31, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warner Robins, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
A. J. Green
(Former American Football Wide Receiver)
A. J. Green
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Summerville, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 18 
Sally Yates
(36th United States Deputy Attorney General)
Sally Yates
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 20, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Lawyer Sally Yates has served as a U.S. attorney and the U.S. deputy attorney general. She was also the acting attorney general for 10 days in 2017, until she was dismissed by Donald Trump for refusing to work according to the Executive Order 13769, or the “Muslim ban.” 
 19 
James Michael Tyler
(Actor)
James Michael Tyler
13
Birthdate: May 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Winona, Mississippi, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 20 
Jessica Stroup
(Actress)
Jessica Stroup
4
Birthdate: October 23, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Anderson, South Carolina, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 21 
John Isner
(Professional Tennis Player)
John Isner
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 22 
Nick Chubb
(American football player)
Nick Chubb
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 27, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cedartown, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 23 
Terrell Davis
(American Football Player)
Terrell Davis
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 28, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 24 
Fred Schneider
(Singer-songwriter)
Fred Schneider
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, USA
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 25 
Sony Michel
(American football running back)
Sony Michel
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
(Basketball player)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Thomaston, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 27 
Parvati Shallow
(Winner of the Reality TV Series 'Survivor: Micronesia- Fans vs. Favorites' & Host of Web-Series 'Survivor Live')
Parvati Shallow
16
Birthdate: September 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vero Beach, Florida, United States
Parvati Shallow is best known as the winner of the reality show Survivor: Micronesia — Fans vs. Favorites, for which she received a prize of $1 million. She has appeared in other Survivor seasons, too, and has also been part of the CBS show Around the World for Free.
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Will Muschamp
(American football coach, American football Safety)
Will Muschamp
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rome, Georgia, United States
 29 
Benjamin Watson
(American Football Player)
Benjamin Watson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, USA
 30 
Hines Ward
(American footballer)
Hines Ward
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 8, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
Bill Berry
(Musician)
Bill Berry
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 31, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 32 
Champ Bailey
(American Football Player)
Champ Bailey
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Folkston, Georgia, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 33 
Sonny Landham
7
Birthdate: February 11, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Canton, Georgia, United States
Died: August 17, 2017
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 34 
Deborah Norville
(Journalist)
Deborah Norville
6
Birthdate: August 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dalton, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 35 
David Pollack
(American Football Linebacker)
David Pollack
3
Birthdate: June 19, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Snellville, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 36 
Mike Mills
(Music video director)
Mike Mills
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Orange County, California Orange County, California, United States
 37 
Brian Kemp
(Governor of Georgia)
Brian Kemp
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Athens, Georgia, United States
 38 
Jamie Gray Hyder
(Actress, Model)
Jamie Gray Hyder
1
Birthdate: April 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
 39 
Mecole Hardman
(American football player)
Mecole Hardman
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 12, 1998
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bowman, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 40 
D'Andre Swift
(American football player)
D'Andre Swift
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 14, 1999
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 41 
Johnathan Abram
(American Football player)
Johnathan Abram
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbia, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
Emilio Pucci
(Italian Fashion Designer Known for His Kaleidoscopic Colors and Geometric Prints)
Emilio Pucci
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 20, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: November 29, 1992

Emilio Pucci was an Italian fashion designer turned politician. He is best remembered for his style of creating geometric prints in a kaleidoscope of colors. He served as a pilot during World War II and became a fashion designer after the war. He also ventured into politics but didn’t enjoy much success in his political career. 

 43 
Aaron Murray
(American football player)
Aaron Murray
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 44 
Roquan Smith
(American football player)
Roquan Smith
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 45 
JT Daniels
(American Football player)
JT Daniels
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Ana, California, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 46 
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

Missy Franklin is an American retired competitive swimmer. A five-time Olympic gold medalist, Franklin also held the world records in both the 200-meter backstroke and the 4×100-meter medley relay. After winning four gold medals at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Franklin went on to help her team win a gold medal in the 4×200-meter freestyle relay at the 2016 Summer Olympics.

 47 
Deandre Baker
(Football player)
Deandre Baker
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 48 
Bill Anderson
(Singer)
Bill Anderson
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
 49 
Todd Duffee
(American Mixed Martial Artist)
Todd Duffee
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Evansville, Indiana, United States

Todd Duffee is an American mixed martial artist and actor. Duffee has competed in some of the world's most popular promotions, such as the Ultimate Fighting Championship, India's Super Fight League, and Brazil's Jungle Fight. In addition to being a martial artist, Todd Duffee has also played important roles in films like Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown.

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Colleen Haskell
4
Birthdate: December 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Popularly known as ‘Georgia’ or ‘UGA’, University of Georgia is a flagship university and is ranked 18th overall among public national universities in year of 2017, as per U.S News & World Report rankings. Being a publicly funded university, it provides education that is on the same level as an Ivy League college and is hence deemed as one of the ‘Public Ivies’. The university enjoys a deep-rooted and long history and has found its place as top university in the country, since its inception in 1801. This historical and cultural heritage reflects in its students through their competency, consistency and expertise in all verticals. University of Georgia offers programs in over 140 fields of studies and is endowed with the status of Land-grant, Regional Sun Grant, National Sea Grant and National Space Grant Research University. UGA offers programs in the fields of Arts, Science, Law, Education, Pharmacy, Social Work, and Design and so on. Due to the extensity of the primary campus, which spreads over 762 acres, the infrastructural amenities make the campus a world of endless possibilities. With excellent quality of education which is backed-up by an exceptional panel of faculty, UGA is regarded as one of the best universities that stand in the United States today. University of Georgia possesses a noteworthy list of alumni’s such as Dottie Alexander, Bill Anderson, Shandon Anderson, Dan Amos and Deborah Blum, to handpick a few. Presenting to you here is the complete list of achievers from the University of Georgia.