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: Comedian
Birthdate: January 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Welch, West Virginia
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: August 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, United States
Died: February 24, 2020

 3 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)

 4 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)

 5 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.

 6 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)

 7 Gene Okerlund

Gene Okerlund
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sisseton
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 8 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)

 9 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)

 10 Pat McAfee

Pat McAfee
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: May 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Plum, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 11 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)

 12 Rich Rodriguez

Rich Rodriguez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Head coach
Birthdate: May 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago

 13 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)

 14 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

 15 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)

 16 Kathy Mattea

Kathleen Alice 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)

 17 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)

 18 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)

 19 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)

 20 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)

 21 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

 22 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

 23 Fielding H. Yost

Fielding H. Yost
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: April 30, 1871
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fairview, West Virginia, United States
Died: August 20, 1946

 24 Philander C. Knox

Philander C. Knox
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 6, 1853
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brownsville, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 12, 1921

 25 Alan Mollohan

Alan Mollohan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: May 14, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fairmont

 26 Yelena Leuchanka

Yelena Leuchanka
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Homel, Belorussian SSR, Soviet Union
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 27 Pare Lorentz

Pare Lorentz
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: December 11, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States
Died: March 4, 1992

 28 Victor Ernest Shelford

Victor Ernest Shelford
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Zoologist
Birthdate: September 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chemung, New York, United States
Died: December 27, 1968

 29 Johannes Herber

Johannes Herber
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: January 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Darmstadt, West Germany
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 30 Omid Namazi

Omid Namazi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football coach
Birthdate: December 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Provo, Utah, United States
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 31 Eric Bernotas

Eric Bernotas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Skeleton racer
Birthdate: August 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

 32 Patricia Villalobos Echeverría

Patricia Villalobos Echeverría
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Famous As: Visual artist
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States

 33 David Ginsburg

David Ginsburg
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: April 20, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: May 23, 2010