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Famous Ball State University Alumni

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List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Ball State University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Ball State University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Ball State University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Ball State University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Ball State 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 Ball State University.

List features David Letterman, Doug Jones and more famous Ball State alumni. 

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

Take a look at this list of BSU alumni. Go Cardinals!
  • 1
    David Letterman

    David Letterman

    Talk show host, Announcer


    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

    David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host, comedian,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    John Schnatter

    John Schnatter

    Spokesperson, Businessperson


    BirthplaceJeffersonville, Indiana

    John H. Schnatter (born November 22, 1961), nicknamed commercially as Papa John, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Angela Ahrendts

    Angela Ahrendts



    BirthplaceNew Palestine, Sugar Creek Township, Indiana

    Angela Jean Ahrendts, DBE (born June 7, 1960) is an American businesswoman and was the senior... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Ray Boltz

    Ray Boltz

    Singer-songwriter, Singer


    BirthplaceMuncie, Center Township, Indiana, United States of America

    Raymond Howard "Ray" Boltz (born June 14, 1953) is a singer and songwriter who first came to... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Stedman Graham

    Stedman Graham

    Businessperson, Orator


    BirthplaceWhitesboro, New Jersey, New Jersey

    Stedman Graham Jr. (born March 6, 1951) is an American educator, author, businessman, speaker,... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Joyce DeWitt


    BirthplaceWheeling, West Virginia, United States of America

    Joyce Anne DeWitt (born April 23, 1949) is an American actress known for playing Janet Wood on... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Daniel Baldwin

    Daniel Baldwin

    Film Producer, Actor


    BirthplaceMassapequa, New York, United States of America

    Daniel Leroy Baldwin (born October 5, 1960) is an American actor, director and producer. He is... more on Wikipedia


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  • 8
    Brad Maynard

    Brad Maynard

    American football player


    BirthplaceTipton, Indiana

    Bradley Alan Maynard (born February 9, 1974) is a former American football punter. He was... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Nicole Rash

    Nicole Rash

    Fashion Model


    BirthplaceSouth Bend, Indiana

    Nicole Elizabeth Rash is an American model, actress. Pageant winner, Pageant Coach, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Jim Davis

    Jim Davis

    Television producer, Film Producer


    BirthplaceIndiana, United States of America

    James Robert Davis (born July 28, 1945) is an American cartoonist, best known as the creator... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Bernie Parmalee

    Bernie Parmalee

    Coach, American football player


    BirthplaceJersey City, New Jersey

    Bernard "Bernie" Parmalee (born September 16, 1967 in Jersey City, New Jersey) is the current... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Richard Mourdock


    BirthplaceOhio, Wauseon, United States, with Territories, Fulton County

    Richard Earl Mourdock (born October 8, 1951) is an American politician who served as treasurer... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Jeffrey J. Owens

    Jeffrey J. Owens



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  • 14
    Glen Mason

    Glen Mason

    American Football coach, Coach


    BirthplaceColonia, New Jersey

    Glen Orin Mason (born April 9, 1950) is a former American football player and coach. Mason... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Amanda Carpenter
    Amanda Carpenter (born November 20, 1982) is an American author, political advisor, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Timothy Braun

    Timothy Braun



    Timothy Braun (born 1975 in Muncie, Indiana) is an American author. He has published with the... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Kacy Andrews

    Kacy Andrews

    Film Producer


    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

    Kacy Andrews (born February 27, 1969) is an American film producer and CEO of Bigfoot... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Anthony Montgomery

    Anthony Montgomery

    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

    Anthony Dwayne Montgomery (born June 2, 1971, in Indianapolis, Indiana) is an American film... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    James A. Spencer

    James A. Spencer



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  • 20
    Nate Davis

    Nate Davis

    American football player


    BirthplaceBellaire, Ohio

    Nate Charles Davis (born May 25, 1987) is an American football quarterback for the Amarillo... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Bonzi Wells

    Bonzi Wells

    Basketball player


    BirthplaceCenter Township, Muncie, Indiana

    Gawen DeAngelo "Bonzi" Wells (born September 28, 1976) is an American former professional... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22

    Timothy Brown

    Actor, American football player


    BirthplaceRichmond, Wayne Township, Indiana, United States of America

    Thomas Allen Brown (born May 24, 1937), known also as Timothy Brown and Timmy Brown, is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Doug Jones

    Doug Jones

    Actor, Voice acting


    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

    Doug Jones (born May 24, 1960) is an American actor, contortionist, and mime. He is best known... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Scott Halberstadt


    BirthplaceConnersville, USA, Indiana

    Scott Halberstadt (born August 17, 1976) is an American former actor. He is best known for... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Bryan Bullington

    Bryan Bullington

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana

    Bryan Paul Bullington (born September 30, 1980) is an American former professional baseball... more on Wikipedia