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Discover the notable alumni of Vanderbilt University. The list includes people like Al Gore, James Patterson, Andrew East, Elizabeth Lyons & Linda Holliday. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as miscellaneous, sportspersons, singers, leaders and writers etc.
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 1 
Christopher Stapleton
(Named ‘Artist-Songwriter Of the Decade’ by ACM)
Christopher Stapleton
17
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 2 
James Patterson
(American Author Known for His Thrillers, Mysteries and Romance Novels)
James Patterson
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States
 3 
Mookie Betts
(Baseball Player)
Mookie Betts
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Dinah Shore
(Singer and Actress Who was the Top Charting Female Vocalist of the 1940s)
Dinah Shore
6
Birthdate: February 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Winchester, Tennessee, United States
Died: February 24, 1994
 5 
Greg Abbott
(Politician, Lawyer)
Greg Abbott
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 13, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas, United States
 6 
Rosanne Cash
(Country Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Breakout Single 'Seven Year Ache')
Rosanne Cash
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
 7 
Molly Sims
(Model)
Molly Sims
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Murray, Kentucky, USA
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 8 
Jordan Rodgers
(Former College and Professional American Football Quarterback and Sports Commentator)
Jordan Rodgers
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chico, California, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 9 
Fred Thompson
(Former United States Senator from Tennessee (1994 - 2003))
Fred Thompson
7
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sheffield, Alabama, United States
Died: November 1, 2015
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 10 
David Brinkley
(News presenter)
David Brinkley
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Died: June 12, 2003
 11 
Dierks Bentley
(Country Music Singer and Songwriter)
Dierks Bentley
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Al Gore
(Politician)
Al Gore
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 13 
David Price
(Baseball player)
David Price
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 26, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 14 
Skip Bayless
(Sports Columnist and Television Personality Known for His Work as a Commentator on the ESPN2 Show ‘First Take’)
Skip Bayless
7
Birthdate: December 4, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Andrew East
(American Football Player)
Andrew East
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Jay Cutler
(American football player)
Jay Cutler
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santa Claus, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 17 
Scotty Pippen Jr.
(Basketball player)
Scotty Pippen Jr.
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 2000
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 18 
Mack Brown
(American football coach)
Mack Brown
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cookeville, Tennessee, United States
 19 
Darius Garland
(Basketball player)
Darius Garland
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 26, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 20 
John Kennedy
(Senator)
John Kennedy
13
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 21, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Centreville, Mississippi, United States
 21 
Logan Browning
1
Birthdate: June 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia, U.S.
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 22 
Damian Jones
(Basketball player)
Damian Jones
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 30, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 23 
Tipper Gore
(Wife of Former VIce-President Al Gore)
Tipper Gore
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Andrea True
(Pornographic actress and singer from the disco era)
Andrea True
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 7, 2011
 25 
Jordan Matthews
(American football player)
Jordan Matthews
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 26 
Michelle Alexander
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 27 
John Amaechi
(Basketball player, Blogger, Politician)
John Amaechi
2
Birthdate: November 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 28 
David Culley
(American Football Coach)
David Culley
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Sparta, Tennessee, United States
 29 
Ross Perot, Jr.
(Business person)
Ross Perot, Jr.
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 7, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, U.S.
 30 
Lamar Alexander
(Politician)
Lamar Alexander
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 3, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maryville, Tennessee, U.S.
 31 
Luke Kornet
(Basketball player)
Luke Kornet
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lantana, Texas, United States
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)
 32 
Casey Hayward
(American Football Player)
Casey Hayward
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 9, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Perry, Georgia, United States
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
John Irving Bloom
(Film critic)
John Irving Bloom
3
Birthdate: January 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 34 
Tony Kemp
(Baseball player)
Tony Kemp
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Franklin, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 35 
Joey Cora
(Baseball player, Coach)
Joey Cora
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Caguas, Puerto Rico
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 36 
Will Perdue
(Basketball player)
Will Perdue
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Melbourne, Florida, United States
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 37 
Grantland Rice
(Sports writer)
Grantland Rice
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 1, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 13, 1954
 38 
John D. Arnold
(Former Enron executive and founder of Arnold Ventures LLC)
John D. Arnold
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: 1974 AD
Birthplace: Dallas, Texas, United States
 39 
Kyle Shurmur
(American football player)
Kyle Shurmur
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 6, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: East Lansing, Michigan, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 40 
James Clark McReynolds
(Attorney General)
James Clark McReynolds
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 3, 1862
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Elkton, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 24, 1946
 41 
Jeffery Taylor
(Basketball player)
Jeffery Taylor
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Norrköping, Sweden
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 42 
Thomas H. Schulman
(Screenwriter best known for his semi-autobiographical screenplay Dead Poets Society based on his time at the illustrious Montgomery Bell Academy (MBA))
Thomas H. Schulman
0
Birthdate: October 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
 43 
Ryan Flaherty
(Baseball player)
Ryan Flaherty
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, United States
 44 
Theodore G. Bilbo
(Politician)
Theodore G. Bilbo
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 13, 1877
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pearl River County, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 21, 1947
 45 
Cleanth Brooks
(Literary critic)
Cleanth Brooks
0
Birthdate: October 16, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Murray, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 10, 1994
 46 
Stephen Weatherly
(American football player)
Stephen Weatherly
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 19, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 47 
Dayo Odeyingbo
(American Football Player)
Dayo Odeyingbo
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 24, 1999
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 48 
Adam Butler
(American Football Player)
Adam Butler
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Duncanville, Texas, United States
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 49 
John Crowe Ransom
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 30, 1888
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pulaski, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 3, 1974
 50 
Harlan Mathews
(Politician, Lawyer)
Harlan Mathews
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 17, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sumiton, Alabama, United States
Died: May 9, 2014