University Of Michigan Notable Alumni

Discover the notable alumni of University Of Michigan. The list includes people like Gerald Ford, Ann Coulter, Kate Upton, James Earl Jones & Lucy Liu. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as scientists, intellectuals & academics, media personalities, miscellaneous and writers etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 
Tom Brady
(American Football Quarterback)

Tom Brady
90
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Mateo, California, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 
James Earl Jones
(One of the Greatest Actors in American History)

James Earl Jones
33
Birthdate: January 17, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Arkabutla, Mississippi, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 3 
Larry Page
(Co-founder of Google)

Larry Page
40
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 4 
Kate Upton
(Actress, Cover Model for Famous Magazines, and Model for Vanity Fair's 100th Anniversary Issue)

Kate Upton
32
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 10, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Joseph, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 5 
Derek Jeter
(Baseball Player)

Derek Jeter
13
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pequannock Township, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 6 
Iggy Pop
(Vocalist and Lyricist of Proto-Punk Band 'The Stooges')

Iggy Pop
20
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 21, 1947
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Muskegon, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 7 
Arthur Miller
(Playwright Best Known for His Plays “All My Sons,” “Death of a Salesman” and “The Crucible”)

Arthur Miller
11
Birthdate: October 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, United States
Died: February 10, 2005
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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 8 
Lucy Liu
(Famous for Her Role in TV Series 'Ally McBeal' and Two 'Charlie's Angels' films.)

Lucy Liu
12
Birthdate: December 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 9 
Charles Woodson
(Football player)

Charles Woodson
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Fremont, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 10 
Jonas Salk
(Medical researcher)

Jonas Salk
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 28, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 23, 1995

 11 
Gilda Radner
(Comedian)

Gilda Radner
7
Birthdate: June 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 20, 1989
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 12 
Jalen Rose
(Basketball player)

Jalen Rose
6
Birthdate: January 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 13 
John DeLorean
(Engineer Known for His Work at 'General Motors' & Founder of the 'DeLorean Motor Company')

John DeLorean
9
Birthdate: January 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: March 19, 2005
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 14 
Claude Shannon
(Mathematician, Engineer & Cryptographer Known as a 'Father of Information Theory')

Claude Shannon
4
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: April 30, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Petoskey, Michigan, United States
Died: February 24, 2001

 15 
Chris Webber
(Basketball player Power Forward, Businessperson)

Chris Webber
8
Birthdate: March 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 16 
Darren Criss
(Known for His Role on The TV Series 'Glee')

Darren Criss
14
Birthdate: February 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 17 
Dave Coulier
(Best Known for His Role 'Joey Gladstone' on the ABC Sitcom 'Full House')

Dave Coulier
1
Birthdate: September 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: St. Clair Shores, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 18 
Tom Hayden
(Political Activist)

Tom Hayden
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 11, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, United States
Died: October 23, 2016

 19 
Sanjay Gupta
(Neurosurgeon and Chief Medical Correspondent for CNN)

Sanjay Gupta
2
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: October 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Novi, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 20 
Mike Wallace
(Journalist, TV Presenter, Host)

Mike Wallace
5
Birthdate: May 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 7, 2012

 21 
Scott Steiner
(Wrestler)

Scott Steiner
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 29, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bay City, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 22 

Clarence Darrow
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 18, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kinsman Township
Died: March 13, 1938

 23 
Jack Kevorkian
(American pathologist)

Jack Kevorkian
11
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pontiac, Michigan, U.S.
Died: June 3, 2011

 24 
Charlie Munger
(Investor)

Charlie Munger
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States

 25 

Margo Martindale
4
Birthdate: July 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Texas, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 26 
Wayne Dyer
(Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker)

Wayne Dyer
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 10, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: August 29, 2015

 27 

Reg E. Cathey
4
Birthdate: August 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Died: February 9, 2018
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 28 
Lawrence Kasdan
(Screenwriter)

Lawrence Kasdan
2
Birthdate: January 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA

 29 
Lin Shaye
(Actress)

Lin Shaye
0
Birthdate: October 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 30 
Ann B. Davis
(Actress)

Ann B. Davis
2
Birthdate: May 3, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
Died: June 1, 2014
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 31 
Jabrill Peppers
(American Football player)

Jabrill Peppers
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 4, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: East Orange, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 32 
H. H. Holmes
(Serial Killer)

H. H. Holmes
42
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 16, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gilmanton, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 7, 1896

 33 
Jamal Crawford
(Basketball player)

Jamal Crawford
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 34 
Brandi Rhodes
(Professional wrestler)

Brandi Rhodes
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 35 
Juwan Howard
(Basketball Players)

Juwan Howard
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 36 

Christine Lahti
4
Birthdate: April 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Birmingham, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 37 
Jordan Poole
(Basketball player)

Jordan Poole
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 19, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 38 
Desmond Howard
(Football player)

Desmond Howard
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 39 
Rick Bayless
(Chef, Restaurateur)

Rick Bayless
2
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: November 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City

 40 
Mike Comrie
(Ice hockey player)

Mike Comrie
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 11, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 41 

Chris Van Allsburg
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

 42 
Chris Howard
(American Football player)

Chris Howard
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 5, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kenner, Louisiana, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 43 
Tom Harmon
(American Football Players)

Tom Harmon
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rensselaer, Indiana, USA
Died: March 15, 1990
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 44 
Margaret Hamilton
(Computer Scientist)

Margaret Hamilton
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paoli, Indiana, United States

 45 

Nick Kolcheff
2
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: November 21, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 46 
James Wolk
(Actor)

James Wolk
2
Birthdate: March 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 47 

Strother Martin
4
Birthdate: March 26, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kokomo, Indiana, United States
Died: August 1, 1980
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 48 
Duncan Robinson
(Basketball player)

Duncan Robinson
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: York, Maine, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 49 
Miriam Defensor Santiago
(Judge, Journalist, Lawyer)

Miriam Defensor Santiago
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Iloilo City
Died: September 29, 2016

 50 
Tim Hardaway Jr.
(Basketball player)

Tim Hardaway Jr.
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alameda, California
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
University of Michigan or U-M is a public research university situated in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The state’s oldest university U-M, was founded in 1817 and ever since its inception, it has lived up to its name by being regarded as one of the notable universities of the United States of America. The 781 acres of the incredible campus sprawls across the city, giving its students opportunities like never before by growing to currently include 19 schools and colleges. By giving emphasis to unity in diversity, the university thrives due to its diversity programs such as the ‘Equity & Inclusion Strategic Plan’. Today, the student body comprises of individuals from more than 100 countries. The faculties in U-M who are 3131 in number are renowned to be one of the best panels of scholars, researchers and professors who have made a mark in their respective fields of study. The University of Michigan offers over 200 undergraduate, 90 masters and 100 professional doctorate courses in various areas of study such as Arts & Science, Business, Engineering, Law and so much more. With one of the largest alumni body strength internationally, University of Michigan proudly boasts a remarkable list of alumni’s who’ve soared to great heights in various disciplines of life. Some of its significant alumni’s include Gerald Ford, Larry Page, Stephen Cook and Lucy Liu, all excelling in different areas of expertise. Here is a list of some esteemed celebrities who have attended the University of Michigan.