List of famous alumni from Aberdeen High School, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Aberdeen High School include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Aberdeen High School alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Aberdeen High School 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 Aberdeen High School.
List includes Kurt Cobain, Cal Ripken, Jr., more.This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Aberdeen High School?” and “Which celebrities are Aberdeen High School alumni?”
Kurt Donald Cobain was an American musician who was best known as the lead singer, guitarist, and primary songwriter of the grunge band Nirvana. Cobain formed Nirvana with Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1985 and established it as part of the Seattle music scene, having its debut album Bleach released on the independent record label Sub Pop in 1989. After signing with major label DGC Records, the band found breakthrough success with "Smells Like Teen Spirit" from its second album Nevermind. Following the success of Nevermind, Nirvana was labeled "the flagship band" of Generation X, and Cobain hailed as "the spokesman of a generation". Cobain, however, was often uncomfortable and ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 27 (1967-1994)
Birthplace: USA, Aberdeen, Washington
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Krist Anthony Novoselic is an American rock musician. He was the bassist and co-founder of the grunge band Nirvana. After Nirvana disbanded following the death of singer Kurt Cobain, Novoselic formed Sweet 75 and Eyes Adrift, releasing one album with each band. From 2006 to 2009 he played in the punk band Flipper, and in 2011 contributed bass and accordion to the song "I Should Have Known", on Foo Fighters' studio album Wasting Light. Apart from his musical endeavors, Novoselic has been active politically, including the creation of the political action committee JAMPAC. From 2007 through 2010 he wrote a weekly column on music and politics for Seattle Weekly's website. Since 2008 he has been ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States of America
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Calvin Edwin "Cal" Ripken, Jr., nicknamed "The Iron Man", is an American former baseball shortstop and third baseman who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Baltimore Orioles. One of his position's most offensively productive players, Ripken compiled 3,184 hits, 431 home runs, and 1,695 runs batted in during his career, and he won two Gold Glove Awards for his defense. He was a 19-time All-Star and was twice named American League Most Valuable Player. Ripken is best remembered for breaking Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played, a record that had stood for 56 years and many deemed unbreakable. In 2007, he was elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in his ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States of America
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Gary Neal is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association. Neal attended Aberdeen High School and Calvert Hall College High School in Maryland then played college basketball at La Salle University before transferring to Towson University. He began his professional career abroad with teams in Turkey, Spain, and Italy before signing with the San Antonio Spurs in 2010. At 1.93 m tall and weighing 95 kg, Neal is considered a combo guard. ...more on Wikipedia
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