West Virginia University

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.

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 Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey
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Famous As: TV Host
Birthdate: January 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Welch, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 Don Knotts

Don Knotts
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: February 24, 2006

 3 Jerry West

Jerry West
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chelyan, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 4 Taylor Kinney

Taylor Kinney
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 5 Pat McAfee

Pat McAfee
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: American sports analyst
Birthdate: May 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plum, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 6 Chris Sarandon

Chris Sarandon
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beckley, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 7 Conchata Ferrell

Conchata Ferrell
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 1, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Loudendale, West Virginia, United States
Died: October 12, 2020
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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 8 Billy Mays

Billy Mays
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Famous As: American salesperson
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

Steve Murphy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Retired federal agent known for ex-DEA agent responsible for apprehending Pablo Escobar
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Tennessee, United States

 10 Will Grier

Will Grier
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football quarterback
Birthdate: April 3, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 11 Geno Smith

Geno Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football quarterback
Birthdate: October 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 12 Josh Stewart

Josh Stewart
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Diana, West Virginia, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 13 Gene Okerlund

Gene Okerlund
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Famous As: Wrestler
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

Chris Henry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
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

Tavon Austin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 16 Heath Slater

Heath Slater
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: July 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pineville
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 17 Paul Dooley

Paul Dooley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 18 Joe Manchin

Joe Manchin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Farmington, West Virginia Farmington, West Virginia, U.S.

 19 Anthony McAuliffe

Anthony McAuliffe
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: July 2, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died: August 11, 1975

 20 Oliver Luck

Oliver Luck
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business executive, American football player
Birthdate: April 5, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 21 Sedale Threatt

Sedale Threatt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 Jevon Carter

Jevon Carter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 14, 1995
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Maywood, Illinois, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 23 Jimmy Dickens

Jimmy Dickens
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bolt, West Virginia, United States
Died: January 2, 2015
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 24 Rich Rodriguez

Rich Rodriguez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football coach and former player
Birthdate: May 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 25 Kathy Mattea

Kathy Mattea
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: South Charleston, West Virginia, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 26 Tommy Bowden

Tommy Bowden
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Head coach, American football player
Birthdate: July 10, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States

 27 Kysre Gondrezick

Kysre Gondrezick
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 27, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 28 Kevin White

Kevin White
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football wide receiver
Birthdate: June 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 29 Marc Bulger

Marc Bulger
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: April 5, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 30 Clint Trickett

Clint Trickett
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: March 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tallahassee, Florida, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 31 David Selby

David Selby
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 5, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Morgantown, West Virginia
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 32 Oscar Tshiebwe

Oscar Tshiebwe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player - Center
Birthdate: November 27, 1999
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)

 33 David Sills

David Sills
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 34 Pat White

Pat White
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 25, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Daphne, Alabama, United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 35 Sam Huff

Sam Huff
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: October 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Edna, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 Mike Vanderjagt

Mike Vanderjagt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: March 24, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 37 Jeff Hostetler

Jeff Hostetler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: April 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hollsopple, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 38 John T. Chambers

John T. Chambers
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: August 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States

 39 Ish Kabibble

Ish Kabibble
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Comedian, Cornet Player
Birthdate: January 19, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: North East, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 5, 1994

 40 Alek Manoah

Alek Manoah
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: January 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Homestead, Florida, United States
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 41 Nick Kwiatkoski

Nick Kwiatkoski
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 42 Jeff Chase

Jeff Chase
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paterson, New Jersey, United States
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 43 Hy Zaret

Hy Zaret
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Lyricist
Birthdate: August 21, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 2, 2007

 44 Rod Thorn

Rod Thorn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: May 23, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Princeton, West Virginia, United States
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 45 Ben Schwartzwalder

Ben Schwartzwalder
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Coach
Birthdate: June 2, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Point Pleasant, West Virginia, United States
Died: April 28, 1993

 46 Virginia Thrasher

Virginia Thrasher
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sport shooter
Birthdate: February 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rome, New York, United States
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 47 Jordan McCabe

Jordan McCabe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 3, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: United States
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 48 Derek Culver

Derek Culver
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 24, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 49 Joe Alexander

Joe Alexander
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 50 Skip Prosser

Skip Prosser
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 26, 2007