University Of Pennsylvania Notable Alumni

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Pennsylvania. The list includes people like Donald Trump, Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, Elizabeth Banks & Tiffany Trump. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as scientists, writers, leaders, media personalities and business people etc.
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 1 
Elon Musk
(CEO of Tesla)
Elon Musk
418
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
 2 
Warren Buffett
(Chairman & CEO of Berkshire Hathaway)
Warren Buffett
66
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Sundar Pichai
(CEO of Google Inc)
Sundar Pichai
135
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: June 10, 1972
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 4 
John Legend
(Best Known for His Debut Album 'Get Lifted' and 'Once Again')
John Legend
73
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 28, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Noam Chomsky
(A Major Figure in Analytic Philosophy Who is Also Known as 'The Father of Modern Linguistics')
Noam Chomsky
59
Birthdate: December 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Ezra Pound
(American Poet and Critic Known for His Works: ‘Ripostes’, ‘Hugh Selwyn Mauberley’ and the Epic Poem, ‘The Cantos’)
Ezra Pound
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 30, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Idaho, United States
Died: November 1, 1972
 7 
Kwame Nkrumah
(First President of Ghana)
Kwame Nkrumah
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 21, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nkroful
Died: April 27, 1972
 8 
Elizabeth Banks
(Actress Known for Her Role in 'The Hunger Games' and 'Pitch Perfect' Movie Series)
Elizabeth Banks
33
Birthdate: February 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 9 
Ivanka Trump
(Daughter of Former US President Donald Trump)
Ivanka Trump
101
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
 10 
Tiffany Trump
(Daughter of Donald Trump)
Tiffany Trump
101
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 11 
I. M. Pei
(Architect)
I. M. Pei
15
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: April 26, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Guangzhou, China
Died: May 16, 2019
 12 
William Henry Harrison
(The First U.S President to Die in the Office and Had the Shortest Presidency in the U.S. History)
William Henry Harrison
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 9, 1773
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Virginia, United States
Died: April 4, 1841
 13 
Candice Bergen
9
Birthdate: May 9, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beverly Hills, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 14 
Bruce Dern
(Actor)
Bruce Dern
6
Birthdate: June 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 15 
Alice Paul
(American Quaker, Feminist, Suffragist, and Women's Rights Activist)
Alice Paul
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 11, 1885
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mount Laurel Township, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 9, 1977
 16 
Laurene Powell Jobs
(Widow of Steve Jobs)
Laurene Powell Jobs
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: West Milford, New Jersey, United States
 17 
Whitney Cummings
8
Birthdate: September 4, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Georgetown, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Ashley Biden
(Social Worker, Fashion Designer and Daughter of U.S. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden)
Ashley Biden
69
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 19 
Gloria Allred
(American Feminist Lawyer Known for Taking Controversial and High Profile Cases for Women's Rights)
Gloria Allred
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: July 3, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 20 
Vanessa Bayer
(Actress)
Vanessa Bayer
6
Birthdate: November 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 21 
Dick Wolf
(Creator and Executive Producer of the American TV Series ‘Law & Order’)
Dick Wolf
6
Birthdate: December 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 22 
Steve Eisman
(Investor)
Steve Eisman
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 8, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City
 23 
Maury Povich
(Television personality, best known for hosting the tabloid talk show Maury)
Maury Povich
6
Birthdate: January 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 24 
Louis Kahn
(Architect)
Louis Kahn
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: February 20, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kuressaare, Governorate of Estonia, Russian Empire
Died: March 17, 1974
 25 
Abby Huntsman
(Journalist, TV Presenter)
Abby Huntsman
1
Birthdate: May 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 26 
Lynn Toler
(Judge)
Lynn Toler
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 25, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 27 
Nelson Peltz
(Businessman & Investor)
Nelson Peltz
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 28 
Andrea Mitchell
(News anchor)
Andrea Mitchell
6
Birthdate: October 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
 29 
Cenk Uygur
(Political Commentator & Creator and Host of 'The Young Turks')
Cenk Uygur
9
Birthdate: March 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 30 
Becki Newton
(Actress)
Becki Newton
3
Birthdate: July 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 31 
Gary Ross
(Director)
Gary Ross
0
Birthdate: November 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
 32 
Ahmed Zewail
(Chemist)
Ahmed Zewail
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Damanhour, Egypt
Died: August 2, 2016
 33 
Steve Wynn
(Casino Resort Developer)
Steve Wynn
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 27, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Haven
 34 
Martin Seligman
(Psychologist)
Martin Seligman
0
Birthdate: August 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
 35 
Melissa Rivers
2
Birthdate: January 20, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 36 
Charles Addams
(Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter, Writer)
Charles Addams
2
Birthdate: January 7, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Westfield
Died: September 29, 1988
 37 
Max Handelman
(Sportswriter)
Max Handelman
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 38 
W. Kamau Bell
(Comedian)
W. Kamau Bell
0
Birthdate: January 26, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States U.S.
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 39 
John Doman
(Actor)
John Doman
2
Birthdate: January 9, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 40 
Tyler Ritter
3
Birthdate: January 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 41 
Chuck Bednarik
(Football player)
Chuck Bednarik
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 1, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 21, 2015
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 42 
Rebecca Rittenhouse
1
Birthdate: November 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 43 
Amanda Anisimova
(Tennis player)
Amanda Anisimova
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 31, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Freehold Township, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 44 
Ken Olin
(Actor)
Ken Olin
0
Birthdate: July 30, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 45 
Dan Fogelman
(Producer)
Dan Fogelman
1
Birthdate: March 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: River Vale, New Jersey, United States
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 46 
Hilary Putnam
(Mathematician, Philosopher)
Hilary Putnam
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: March 13, 2016
 47 
Bobby Troup
(Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Actor, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Officer)
Bobby Troup
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 18, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Harrisburg
Died: February 7, 1999
 48 
Jonathan Haidt
(Psychologist)
Jonathan Haidt
0
Birthdate: October 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
 49 
Lawrence Lessig
(Jurist, Activist, Lawyer, Non-fiction writer, Computer scientist, Politician, Professor)
Lawrence Lessig
1
Birthdate: June 3, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rapid City
 50 
Anthony Wayne
(Senior Officer of the United States Army (1792-96))
Anthony Wayne
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 1, 1745
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Easttown Township, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 15, 1796
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