University Of Miami Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Miami. The list includes people like Dwayne Johnson, Sylvester Stallone, Ray Liotta, Enrique Iglesias & Marco Rubio. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as film & theater personalities, media personalities, singers, writers and musicians etc.
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Dwayne Johnson
(One of the Greatest Professional Wrestlers of All Time & One of the World's Highest-Grossing Actors)
Dwayne Johnson
423
Birthdate: May 2, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States

A renowned former wrestler with numerous titles under his belt, Dwayne Johnson initially wanted to be a football player but an injury turned him towards wrestling. He soon entered the world of acting, experienced phenomenal success in television and films and became the highest earning male actor in the world.

 2 
Sylvester Stallone
(Best Known for Playing Boxer Rocky Balboa in the 'Rocky' Film Series)
Sylvester Stallone
53
Birthdate: July 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York, United States

One of the legendary American actors, screenwriters and directors, Sylvester Stallone is best known for his iconic performance in Rocky and Rambo film series and later in the The Expendables film franchise. Amongst the biggest action stars in the world, Stallone had a tough childhood and did a variety of jobs before eventually making it big in the film industry.

 3 
Ray Lewis
(American Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Middle Linebacker)
Ray Lewis
31
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bartow, Florida, United States

Ray Lewis is a former American football player who spent his entire 17-year career with the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). Widely regarded as one of the greatest middle linebackers in the history of NFL, Ray Lewis helped his team win two Super Bowl championships. He is also regarded as the greatest player in Baltimore Ravens' history.

 4 
Ray Liotta
(Actor and Producer Best Known for His Roles as ‘Shoeless Joe Jackson’ in Film ‘Field of Dreams’)
Ray Liotta
18
Birthdate: December 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States

Ray Liotta was an American actor who voiced the central character, Tommy Vercetti, in one of the most popular video games of all time, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City. Ray Liotta's incredible journey from being an abandoned child, who was adopted from an orphanage, to becoming a popular actor is a ray of hope for many people.

 5 
Enrique Iglesias
(Singer-Songwriter and One of the Best-Selling Latin Music Artists)
Enrique Iglesias
51
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

One of the most popular Spanish singer-songwriters of all time, Enrique Iglesias is widely known as the King of Latin Pop. Having sold more than 180 million records worldwide, Enrique Iglesias is among the best-selling Latin music artists list. He often uses his popularity to help raise funds to benefit humanitarian organizations like the American Red Cross.

 6 
Kayleigh McEnany
(Political Commentator)
Kayleigh McEnany
64
Birthdate: April 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tampa, Florida

The current White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is also a political commentator, author and a lawyer. The highly educated, confident and energetic McEnany worked for Fox News and CNN before she shot to fame during the 2016 presidential election for her support for Donald Trump.

 7 
Kimbo Slice
(Bahamian-American Mixed Martial Artist)
Kimbo Slice
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas
Died: June 6, 2016

Kimbo Slice, dubbed The King of the Web Brawlers by Rolling Stone, gained fame for his mutual combat street fights. He dabbled in MMA, boxing, and wrestling, eventually signing with EliteXC and competing in UFC. A little over a year after signing with Bellator MMA, he died of heart failure.

 8 
Michael Irvin
(Former American Football Wide Receiver)
Michael Irvin
12
Birthdate: March 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
Lex Luger
(American Retired Professional Wrestler and Five-Time WWE United States Heavyweight Champion)
Lex Luger
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Lawrence Wendell Pfohl, better known as “Lex Luger,” “The Narcissist,” and “The Total Package,” has won multiple titles, including one WWA, two WCW, and five NWA-WCW heavyweight championships. He was previously a footballer and had played for the USFL. He also became the second WCW Triple Crown Champion
 10 
Grace Slick
(Retired Singer-Songwriter - Was A Key Figure in San Francisco's Early 'Psychedelic Music' Scene in the Mid-1960s)
Grace Slick
17
Birthdate: October 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States

Grace Slick is a retired singer-songwriter. Slick played an important role in the psychedelic music scene that flourished in San Francisco during the mid-1960s. One of the earliest female rock stars, Slick played a key role in the development of rock music during the 1960s. She was named among the Greatest Women of Rock N Roll by VH1 in 1999.

 11 
Sean Taylor
(American football player)
Sean Taylor
28
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Florida City, Florida, United States
Died: November 27, 2007
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Marco Rubio
(United States Senator from Florida)
Marco Rubio
34
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Florida senator Marco Rubio also chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Senate Small Business Committee. He was chosen to state the Republican response to Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address. He has immense support from the Republican Tea Party activists and caters mostly to Latin American voters.

 13 
Ed Reed
(Former American Football Player)
Ed Reed
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 11, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Rose, Louisiana, United States
 14 
Rick Barry
(Basketball Player and Radio Personalities)
Rick Barry
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 15 
Gene Roddenberry
(Screenwriter, Producer, and Creator of American TV Series, 'Star Trek: The Original Series')
Gene Roddenberry
5
Birthdate: August 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Paso
Died: October 24, 1991
TV writer and producer Gene Roddenberry, who created the original Star Trek series of the 1960s, also produced its spin-offs. He was the first TV writer to have a Hollywood Walk of Fame star and was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. His ashes were flown into space.
 16 
Jeff Garlin
(Comedian)
Jeff Garlin
12
Birthdate: June 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Dany Garcia
(American Businesswoman CEO and Chairwoman of ‘The Garcia Companies’ and ‘TGC Management’)
Dany Garcia
19
Birthdate: November 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

Dany Garcia, founder of The Garcia Companies, is an American media mogul. She offers various services and manages brands, talent and projects on multiple platforms. Her Seven Bucks Productions has produced several successful films like Baywatch, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Jumanji: The Next Level and Rampage. Many of them have been with her ex-husband and action hero Dwayne Johnson.

 18 
Charles Grodin
(Actor, Comedian and Author Known for His Films: ‘Midnight Run’, ‘Dave’ and ‘Heart and Souls’)
Charles Grodin
8
Birthdate: April 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 18, 2021

Charles Grodin is an American actor, author, comedian, and former TV talk show host. He became a household name in the late-1970s and 1980s, as he appeared in prominent roles in several popular comedy films of the era. In 1993, he won the American Comedy Award for his portrayal of Murray Blum in the political comedy film, Dave.

 19 
Amar'e Stoudemire
(American-Israeli Professional Basketball Coach and Former Player)
Amar'e Stoudemire
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lake Wales, Florida, United States

Known as much for his basketball skills, as for his towering 6’10” height, Amar'e Stoudemire has played for major teams such as the New York Knicks and the Phoenix Suns. An Olympic bronze medal winner, he now coaches the NBA team Brooklyn Nets. He also founded the Each One, Teach One foundation.

 20 
Alix Earle
(TikTok Star)
Alix Earle
0
Birthdate: December 16, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States
 21 
Nancy Kulp
(Actress)
Nancy Kulp
11
Birthdate: August 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 3, 1991

Nancy Kulp was an American actress best known for her portrayal of Miss Jane Hathaway in the popular television sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination in 1967. A multi-talented personality, Kulp was also renowned for her comedic skills. She also tried her hand at politics and teaching before succumbing to cancer in 1991.

 22 
Steven Bauer
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Manny Rivera’ in the Film ‘Scarface’)
Steven Bauer
15
Birthdate: December 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

Steven Bauer is a Cuban-American actor best known for playing Cuban drug lord, Manny Ribera, in the American crime drama film, Scarface, a film which gave him an opportunity to work with actors like Al Pacino. Bauer received a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in the film. He then went on to establish himself as a serious actor.

 23 
Rohan Marley
(Co-founder of Marley Coffee)
Rohan Marley
11
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Rohan Marley is a Jamaican entrepreneur and son of the legendary reggae artist Bob Marley. A former football player, Marley played for the University of Miami, where he was teammates with Dwayne Johnson, Ray Lewis, and Warren Sapp. He then went on to play professional football for the Ottawa Rough Riders in the Canadian Football League.

 24 
Frank Gore
(American football player)
Frank Gore
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 25 
Greg Louganis
(The Only Man and the Second Diver in Olympic History to Sweep the Diving Events in Consecutive Olympic Games)
Greg Louganis
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 29, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: El Cajon, California, United States

Greg Louganis was born to high-school students and was raised by his adoptive parents. Before becoming a renowned diver, he had studied drama and excelled in dance and gymnastics. The four-time Olympic gold medalist is HIV-positive and an LGBT icon. His memoir, Breaking the Surface, was made into a TV movie.

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Hasan Piker
(known for his hasanabi Twitch channel and as the on-air host for The Young Turks)
Hasan Piker
5
Birthdate: July 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
 27 
Brandi Rhodes
(American Professional Wrestler)
Brandi Rhodes
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Canton, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 28 
Bruce Randall Hornsby
(Singer)
Bruce Randall Hornsby
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 29 
Warren Sapp
(American Football Player)
Warren Sapp
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Orlando, Florida, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 30 
Steve Madden
(Fashion designer)
Steve Madden
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: 1958 AD
Birthplace: Far Rockaway, New York, United States
 31 
Greg Olsen
(American football player)
Greg Olsen
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 32 
Christian Yelich
(Baseball player)
Christian Yelich
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thousand Oaks, California, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 33 
Pat Metheny
(Guitarist)
Pat Metheny
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 12, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lee's Summit
 34 
Marilyn Milian
(Judge, TV personality)
Marilyn Milian
5
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 35 
Vinny Testaverde
(Football Player)
Vinny Testaverde
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 36 
Ben Folds
(Singer-Songwriter, Musician & Composer Who was the Frontman and Pianist of the Alternative Rock Trio 'Ben Folds Five')
Ben Folds
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 37 
Vince Wilfork
(American footballer)
Vince Wilfork
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Boynton Beach, Florida, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 38 
Suzy Kolber
(Sportscasters)
Suzy Kolber
14
Birthdate: May 14, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 39 
Fahadh Faasil
(Actor)
Fahadh Faasil
18
Birthdate: August 8, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kochi, Kerala, India
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 40 
Christopher George
(Actor)
Christopher George
4
Birthdate: February 25, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Died: November 28, 1983
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 41 
Jo Ann Pflug
(Actress)
Jo Ann Pflug
7
Birthdate: May 2, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 42 
Ted Hendricks
(American Football Pllayer)
Ted Hendricks
21
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guatemala City, Guatemala
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 43 
Bernie Kosar
(American Football Player)
Bernie Kosar
1
Birthdate: November 25, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 44 
Jorge Ramos
(Best-Known Spanish-Language News Anchor in the United States of America)
Jorge Ramos
6
Birthdate: March 16, 1958
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

One of the most influential Hispanic journalists in the US, Jorge Ramos gained the tag of the Walter Cronkite of Latino America. Starting his career with Televisa in Mexico, he later worked for KMEX in the US and soon gained fame as the co-anchor of Noticiero Univision.

 45 
Edgerrin James
(American Football Player)
Edgerrin James
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Immokalee, Florida, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Jim Otto
(American Football Player)
Jim Otto
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1938
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wausau, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 47 
Ana Navarro
(Political strategist and Commentator)
Ana Navarro
4
Birthdate: December 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chinandega, Nicaragua
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 48 
Burgess Owens
(Politician)
Burgess Owens
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 49 
Martha Mitchell
(Political Activists)
Martha Mitchell
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 2, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA
Died: May 31, 1976
 50 
Reggie Wayne
(American Football Player)
Reggie Wayne
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
UM or University of Miami is a private nonsectarian research university situated in Florida. By offering 63 doctoral degree programs, 116 undergraduate degrees and 105 master’s degrees, the university gives its students the opportunity to meet various professional targets. University of Miami has been deemed the 44th best national university in the United States of America as per the 2017 edition of the U.S. News & World Report. The Academic Ranking of World Universities has also placed University of Miami in its list of the world’s top 150 academic institutions. Since its inception in 1925, Miami University has come a long way, with over 16000 students who are not only representing 50 states but also 150 countries. With unique interdisciplinary programs, dual-degree programs, study abroad facilities and undergraduate research, the 11 institutions under the University of Miami come together to craft an ideal learning environment. They offer various programs in the fields of Arts & Science, Engineering, Law, Communication, Business, and Architecture and so on. The university is well-known for the number of athlete’s and sports stars it has produced, who’ve gone on to achieve various prestigious titles. Some of the famous alumni’s of the university include Sylvester Stallone, Michael Irvin, Gloria Estefan, Marco Rubio and so many more distinguished personalities. Presenting to you, a list of some of the most popular alumni’s of the University of Miami.