University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill

Discover the notable alumni of University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill. The list includes people like Michael Jordan, Ken Jeong, Andy Griffith, Billy Crudup & James K. Polk. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, sportspersons, media personalities, intellectuals & academics and film & theater personalities etc.
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 1 
Michael Jordan
( The Greatest Basketball Player of All Time)
Michael Jordan
184
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

A superstar, a legend and the greatest basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan is all this and much more. Very few athletes can match up with his level of popularity and impact. And if that is not enough, he is also the richest former professional athlete in the world.

 2 
Vince Carter
(American Former Professional Basketball Player Who Played as the Shooting Guard / Small Forward )
Vince Carter
39
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Daytona Beach, Florida, United States

Widely regarded as the greatest dunker ever in basketball history, Vince Carter is an American former basketball player. His leaping ability during his playing career often entertained crowds, earning him nicknames like Half Man, Half Amazing and Vinsanity. Also a philanthropist, Carter set up the Embassy of Hope Foundation, which helps children in places like New Jersey, Florida, and Ontario.

 3 
Andy Griffith
24
Birthdate: June 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mount Airy
Died: July 3, 2012
Known for his Southern accent and friendly demeanor, Andy Griffith initially wished to become a preacher. Fans loved him in The Andy Griffith Show, A Face in the Crowd, and Matlock. He won a Grammy for his country album I Love to Tell the Story and was a staunch Democrat
 4 
James K. Polk
(11th President of the United States)
James K. Polk
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 2, 1795
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pineville, North Carolina, United States
Died: June 15, 1849

The 11th president of the United States, James K. Polk was an advocate of Jacksonian democracy. He is credited with extending the territory of the US during the Mexican–American War. During his presidency, the US annexed the Mexican Cession, the Oregon Territory, and the Republic of Texas.

 5 
Mia Hamm
(American Former Professional Soccer Player and Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Mia Hamm
59
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Selma, Alabama, United States
 6 
Randolph Scott
(One of Hollywood's Greatest and Most Popular Western Stars)
Randolph Scott
21
Birthdate: January 23, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Orange County, Virginia, United States
Died: March 2, 1987
Randolph Scott is best remembered as an iconic Western hero, known for films such as Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm and The Texans. The Western Performers Hall of Fame inductee worked with acclaimed directors such as Budd Boetticher and received a Memoriam Golden Boot. He had also served the U.S. Army.
 7 
Lewis Black
(Comedian)
Lewis Black
12
Birthdate: August 30, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
 8 
Mitchell Trubisky
(American football player)
Mitchell Trubisky
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 20, 1994
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mentor, Ohio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 9 
James Worthy
(Basketball Player)
James Worthy
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 27, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gastonia, North Carolina, USA
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 10 
Kenny Smith
(Basketball Players)
Kenny Smith
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
Thomas Clayton Wolfe
(An Important Writer in Modern American Literature and One of the First Masters of Autobiographical Fiction)
Thomas Clayton Wolfe
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 3, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Died: September 15, 1938
Novelist Thomas Wolfe is remembered for his novels Look Homeward, Angel and Of Time and the River. He had also authored countless short stories and plays. His signature style included elements of autobiographical writing mixed with poetic and lyrical prose. His works influenced Beat Generation writers, too.
 12 
Louise Fletcher
(Actress)
Louise Fletcher
4
Birthdate: July 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
 13 
Jim Rash
(Actor)
Jim Rash
3
Birthdate: July 15, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Brooke Baldwin
(Journalist and Television Host of 'CNN Newsroom')
Brooke Baldwin
19
Birthdate: July 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Brooke Baldwin is an American television host and journalist. Since 2008, Brooke Baldwin has been an important member of CNN. She has been hosting CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, which has gained popularity over the years. Also a public speaker, Brooke Baldwin speaks at important events and venues.

 15 
H. R. McMaster
(25th United States National Security Advisor (Feb 2017 - Apr 2018))
H. R. McMaster
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 24, 1962
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Herbert Raymond McMaster is a former U.S. army lieutenant general and has previously also been the U.S. national security advisor. He is renowned for his participation in the Gulf War, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom. He now teaches at Stanford and has authored the book Dereliction of Duty.
 16 
Harrison Barnes
(Basketball player)
Harrison Barnes
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ames, Iowa, United States
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 17 
Julius Peppers
(American footballer)
Julius Peppers
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wilson, North Carolina, USA
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 18 
Stuart Scott
(American Sportscaster and Anchor on ESPN)
Stuart Scott
6
Birthdate: July 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 4, 2015
Sportscaster Stuart Scott is best remembered as an ESPN anchor. His signature style included catchphrases such as “booyah.” He mostly covered the NBA and NFL games. He received the Jimmy V Award for his long battle with appendix cancer and eventually died of the disease at age 49.
 19 
Marion Jones
(American Former World Champion Track and Field Athlete and Former Professional Basketball Player)
Marion Jones
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 12, 1975
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

Marion Jones became the first female athlete to win five track and field medals in a single Olympic game. She was, however, stripped of all her Olympic medals after she admitted to using steroids. She also spent 6 months in jail for being involved in a check-fraud case.

 20 
Larry Brown
(Basketball coach)
Larry Brown
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Madison Bumgarner
(Baseball Players)
Madison Bumgarner
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hickory, North Carolina, USA
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 22 
Tyler Hansbrough
(Basketball player)
Tyler Hansbrough
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbia, Missouri, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 23 
Tobin Heath
(American Footballer)
Tobin Heath
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Basking Ridge, Bernards Township, New Jersey
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 24 
Bob McAdoo
(Basketball Players)
Bob McAdoo
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 25 
Sharon Lawrence
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Sylvia Costas’ in the TV Series ‘NYPD Blue')
Sharon Lawrence
4
Birthdate: June 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
Sharon Lawrence is best known for her Emmy-nominated role of Sylvia Costas Sipowicz in NYPD Blue. She has also played significant roles in One Tree Hill and Monk. She has been the chairperson of the Women in Film Foundation. She is also an environmental activist and loves scuba diving.
 26 
Jerry Stackhouse
(Basketball Coach)
Jerry Stackhouse
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kinston, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 27 
Cole Anthony
(Basketball player)
Cole Anthony
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 28 
Billy Crudup
8
Birthdate: July 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manhasset, New York, U.S.A
A veteran stage and screen actor, Billy Crudup is known for picking up intense and challenging roles. His film profile includes movies like Jesus' Son, Without Limits, Almost Famous, Watchmen, Spotlight and Mission: Impossible III. His theatre credits include The Coast of Utopia and The Elephant Man. Recently, his Apple TV+ drama series, The Morning Show, earned him tremendous acclaim.
 29 
Jay Thomas
(Actor, Radio personality, Film actor, Television actor)
Jay Thomas
4
Birthdate: July 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kermit
 30 
David Brinkley
(News presenter)
David Brinkley
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Died: June 12, 2003
 31 
Christine Blasey Ford
(Professor)
Christine Blasey Ford
11
Birthdate: November 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: United States
Palo Alto University professor and Stanford researcher Christine Blasey Ford made headlines when, in 2018, she accused U.S. Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her back in 1982. Apart from teaching psychology, she has also been a biostatistician. She was also named to Time 100 in 2019.
 32 
Chase Rice
(Singer)
Chase Rice
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ormond Beach, Florida, United States
 33 
Danny Green
(Basketball player, Podcaster)
Danny Green
9
Birthdate: June 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: North Babylon, New York, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 34 
Peyton Reed
(Film director)
Peyton Reed
1
Birthdate: July 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 35 
Billy Cunningham
(Basketball player, Basketball coach)
Billy Cunningham
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 36 
Hubert Davis
(Basketball coach, Basketball player)
Hubert Davis
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 37 
John Edwards
(Politician, Lawyer, Writer, Podcaster)
John Edwards
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 10, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Seneca
 38 
Jenny Han
(Writer)
Jenny Han
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
 39 
Anne Haney
(Actress)
Anne Haney
2
Birthdate: March 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: May 26, 2001
 40 
Jeff Saturday
(American Football Player)
Jeff Saturday
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 18, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 41 
Tinsley Mortimer
(Reality TV Personality)
Tinsley Mortimer
5
Birthdate: August 11, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, USA
 42 
Nick Searcy
(Actor)
Nick Searcy
2
Birthdate: March 7, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cullowhee, North Carolina, USA
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 43 
Antawn Jamison
(Basketball player)
Antawn Jamison
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 44 
Brady Manek
(Basketball player)
Brady Manek
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 45 
Mick Mulvaney
(Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from South Carolina's 5th District)
Mick Mulvaney
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States

Politician, Mick Mulvaney, served as the United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland from March 2020 until January 2021. He was previously the acting White House Chief of Staff and the acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). He is a Republican and was in the South Carolina General Assembly for many years. 

 46 
Robert Quinn
(American football player)
Robert Quinn
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ladson, South Carolina, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 47 
Dan Cortese
3
Birthdate: September 14, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sewickley, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 48 
Davis Love III
(American Professional Golfer)
Davis Love III
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina

Davis Love III is an American golfer. Love has won 21 PGA Tour events, including a major championship, in his illustrious career. In 2012 and 2016, he was the captain of the U.S. Ryder Cup teams, helping his team win the 2016 Ryder Cup. In 2017, Davis Love III was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

 49 
Lionel Stander
(Actor)
Lionel Stander
3
Birthdate: January 11, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, U.S.
Died: November 30, 1994
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 50 
Reed Diamond
(Actor)
Reed Diamond
1
Birthdate: July 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)