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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Tuskegee University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Tuskegee University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Tuskegee University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Tuskegee University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Tuskegee University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Tuskegee University.

These graduates, like Lionel Richie and Keenen Ivory Wayans include images when available.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Tuskegee University?” and “Which celebrities are Tuskegee University alumni?”

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George Washington Carver is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
George Washington Carver Chemist, Inventor, Scientist

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Lionel Richie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Lionel Richie Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter

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Claude McKay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Claude McKay Poet, Writer

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Lonnie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Lonnie Johnson Inventor

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Keenen Ivory Wayans is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Keenen Ivory Wayans Television director, Comedian, Television producer

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Rickey Smiley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Rickey Smiley Comedian, Radio personality, Actor

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Tom Joyner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Tom Joyner Television producer, Radio personality, Actor

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Teddy Wilson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Teddy Wilson Jazz Pianist, Pianist, Musician

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Frank Walker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Frank Walker American football player

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Al Green is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Al Green Politician, Lawyer

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Betty Shabazz is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Betty Shabazz Nurse, Teacher

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Ralph Ellison is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Ralph Ellison Novelist, Author, Essayist

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Ray Nagin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Ray Nagin Politician

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John A. Lankford is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
John A. Lankford Architect

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Drayton Florence is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Drayton Florence American football player

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Daniel James, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Percy Sutton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Percy Sutton Politician, Entrepreneur, Lawyer

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Dimitri Patterson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Dimitri Patterson American football player

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Gertrude Nelson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Robert L. Brown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Robert L. Brown Businessperson, Architect

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Arthur W. Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Arthur W. Mitchell Politician, Farmer, Lawyer

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Leon Wagner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Leon Wagner Baseball player

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Jake Simmons, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Richard T. Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Richard T. Jones Film Producer, Actor

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Albert Murray is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Albert Murray Biographer, Novelist, Essayist

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Marion Mann is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Marion Mann Physician

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Harry Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Harry Williams American football player

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Calvin Russell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Calvin Russell American football player

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Charles Clinton Spaulding is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Charles Clinton Spaulding Businessperson

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Marvalene Hughes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Vertner Woodson Tandy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Iceberg Slim is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Iceberg Slim Pimp, Writer

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Clinton D. Powell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Clinton D. Powell Theatre Director, Poet, Teacher

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Danielle Spencer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Danielle Spencer Veterinarian, Actor

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Thomas Monroe Campbell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Elizabeth Evelyn Wright is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Rich Boy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Rich Boy Rapper

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George Wylie Henderson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
George Wylie Henderson Novelist, Writer

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Alice Coachman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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William Sidney Pittman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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William L. Dawson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Carl Bailey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Ken Woodard is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Ken Woodard American football player

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Anthony Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Anthony Mitchell American football player

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Gerald Bess is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Robert Benham is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Robert Benham Lawyer

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Amelia Boynton Robinson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Vera King Farris is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni

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Ptolemy Reid is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni
Ptolemy Reid Politician

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Ben Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Tuskegee University Alumni