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Discover the notable alumni of West Virginia University. The list includes people like Steve Harvey, Katherine Johnson, Jenna Ezarik, Gene Okerlund & Heath Slater. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as miscellaneous, film & theater personalities, lawyers & judges, leaders and sportspersons etc.
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 1 
Steve Harvey
(TV Host)
Steve Harvey
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Birthdate: January 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Welch, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 2 
Don Knotts
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Role in TV Series: 'The Andy Griffith Show' and 'Three's Company')
Don Knotts
13
Birthdate: July 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: February 24, 2006
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Jerry West
(Basketball player)
Jerry West
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chelyan, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 4 
Taylor Kinney
5
Birthdate: July 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 5 
Pat McAfee
(American sports analyst)
Pat McAfee
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plum, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Chris Sarandon
5
Birthdate: July 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beckley, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Conchata Ferrell
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Berta’ in the TV Series ‘Two and a Half Men’)
Conchata Ferrell
13
Birthdate: March 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Loudendale, West Virginia, United States
Died: October 12, 2020
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Billy Mays
(American salesperson)
Billy Mays
6
Birthdate: July 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 28, 2009
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Steve Murphy
(Retired federal agent known for ex-DEA agent responsible for apprehending Pablo Escobar)
Steve Murphy
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Tennessee, United States
 10 
Geno Smith
(American football quarterback)
Geno Smith
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
Josh Stewart
(Best Known for His Roles in the TV Series ‘Dirt’, ‘Criminal Minds’ and ‘Third Watch’)
Josh Stewart
5
Birthdate: February 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Diana, West Virginia, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Will Grier
(American football quarterback)
Will Grier
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 13 
Gene Okerlund
(Wrestler)
Gene Okerlund
2
Birthdate: December 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brookings, South Dakota, United States
Died: January 2, 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 14 
Chris Henry
(American football player)
Chris Henry
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Belle Chasse, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 17, 2009
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 15 
Tavon Austin
(American football player)
Tavon Austin
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 16 
Heath Slater
(Professional wrestler)
Heath Slater
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pineville
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Paul Dooley
3
Birthdate: February 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 18 
Joe Manchin
(Politician)
Joe Manchin
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Farmington, West Virginia Farmington, West Virginia, U.S.
 19 
Anthony McAuliffe
(Military Leader)
Anthony McAuliffe
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 2, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died: August 11, 1975
 20 
Oliver Luck
(Business executive, American football player)
Oliver Luck
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 21 
Jevon Carter
(Basketball player)
Jevon Carter
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Maywood, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
Kathy Mattea
(Singer-songwriter)
Kathy Mattea
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: South Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 23 
Rich Rodriguez
(American football coach and former player)
Rich Rodriguez
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
 24 
Sedale Threatt
(Basketball player)
Sedale Threatt
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Jimmy Dickens
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bolt, West Virginia, United States
Died: January 2, 2015
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 26 
Kevin White
(American football wide receiver)
Kevin White
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 27 
Tommy Bowden
(Head coach, American football player)
Tommy Bowden
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
 28 
David Selby
2
Birthdate: February 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Morgantown, West Virginia
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 29 
Marc Bulger
(American football player)
Marc Bulger
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 30 
Clint Trickett
(American Football Player)
Clint Trickett
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 31 
David Sills
(American Football Player)
David Sills
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 32 
Alek Manoah
(Baseball player)
Alek Manoah
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Homestead, Florida, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 33 
Oscar Tshiebwe
(Basketball player - Center)
Oscar Tshiebwe
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 27, 1999
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 34 
Pat White
(American football player)
Pat White
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Daphne, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 35 
Kysre Gondrezick
(Basketball player)
Kysre Gondrezick
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 36 
John T. Chambers
(Businessman)
John T. Chambers
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
 37 
Mike Vanderjagt
(American football player)
Mike Vanderjagt
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 38 
Jeff Hostetler
(American football player)
Jeff Hostetler
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hollsopple, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 39 
Ish Kabibble
(Comedian, Cornet Player)
Ish Kabibble
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 19, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North East, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 5, 1994
 40 
Sam Huff
(American football player)
Sam Huff
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edna, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 41 
Ben Schwartzwalder
(Football Coach)
Ben Schwartzwalder
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 2, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Point Pleasant, West Virginia, United States
Died: April 28, 1993
 42 
Jeff Chase
(Actor)
Jeff Chase
0
Birthdate: January 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 43 
Hy Zaret
(Lyricist)
Hy Zaret
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 21, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 2, 2007
 44 
Rod Thorn
(Basketball Player)
Rod Thorn
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Princeton, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 45 
Virginia Thrasher
(Sport shooter)
Virginia Thrasher
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, New York, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 46 
Jordan McCabe
(Basketball player)
Jordan McCabe
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 3, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 47 
Nick Kwiatkoski
(American football player)
Nick Kwiatkoski
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Joe Alexander
(Basketball player)
Joe Alexander
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 49 
Derek Culver
(Basketball player)
Derek Culver
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 50 
Skip Prosser
(Basketball player)
Skip Prosser
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 26, 2007