Check out the list of notable University Of Houston alumni.

The University of Houston, situated in Texas, is not only one of the top institutions in the American state, but also popular across the world. Currently, more than 40,000 students are pursuing their education at this notable university. Interestingly, the university has been a great contributor to the economy of Texas as a whole. It is believed that approximately 24,000 people are employed with the university. Since its humble beginning in 1927, this university’s reputation has grown by leaps and bounds. According to a survey conducted by the ‘U.S News & World Report’, this university stood 194th in the list of top universities in the world. The breathtakingly beautiful campus of this university is spread over a distance of 2.7 kilometers. The university offers a wide variety of courses related to the fields of arts, science, management and humanities. Apart from its vast size and its reputation for providing holistic education, the University boasts of a notable alumni association which has been making the institution proud. The list of noteworthy former students of this university includes names like actors Jim Parsons and Dennis Quaid, athlete Carl Lewis, basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon as well as American politician Elizabeth Warren. Jim Parsons is currently a household name across the world, thanks to his outstanding performances in the sitcom ‘The Big Bang Theory’. The list of notable alumni of ‘University of Houston’ includes many more eminent personalities who have been making waves for their remarkable achievements.
James FrancoJames Franco
(Actor, Writer, Producer, Director, Teacher)

19 April 1978

American

Lil WayneLil Wayne
(Hip-hop artist)

27 September 1982

American

Dennis QuaidDennis Quaid
(Actor)

09 April 1954

American

Randy QuaidRandy Quaid

01 October 1950

American

Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
(Singer & Songwriter)

07 March 1944

American

Carl LewisCarl Lewis

01 July 1961

American

Tom LandryTom Landry
(Former American Football Player & Coach)

11 September 1924

American

Hakeem OlajuwonHakeem Olajuwon
(Basketball player)

21 January 1963

Nigerian,American

Fred CouplesFred Couples
(Golfer)

03 October 1959

American

Aafia SiddiquiAafia Siddiqui
(Neuroscientist)

02 March 1972

Pakistani

ChamillionaireChamillionaire
(Musician, Actor, Businessperson, Rapper, Singer, Television actor, Record producer, Composer)

28 November 1979

American

Victoria OsteenVictoria Osteen
(Writer)

28 March 1961

American

Paul WallPaul Wall
(Disc jockey, Musician, Singer, Songwriter)

11 March 1981

American

Byron NelsonByron Nelson
(Golfer)

04 February 1912

American

Fuzzy ZoellerFuzzy Zoeller
(Golfer)

11 November 1951

American

Elvin HayesElvin Hayes
(Basketball player)

17 November 1945

American

Julian SchnabelJulian Schnabel
(Film director, Screenwriter, Painter)

26 October 1951

American

Linda CartyLinda Carty

05 October 1958

British

Matt MullenwegMatt Mullenweg
(Entrepreneur, Programmer, Computer scientist, Musician, Blogger)

11 January 1984

American

Shannon MillerShannon Miller
(Artistic gymnast, Lawyer)

10 March 1977

American

Hal LindseyHal Lindsey
(Preacher)

23 November 1929

American

Art BrilesArt Briles
(American football player)

03 December 1955

American

Chloe DaoChloe Dao
(Fashion designer)

15 June 1972

Sebastian VollmerSebastian Vollmer
(American football player)

10 July 1984

German