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Famous Belmont University Alumni

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

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different graduates, like Brad Paisley, Trisha Yearwood and other notable Belmot Bruins.

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

Take a look at this list of famous Belmont University alums.
  • Brad Paisley1

    Brad Paisley

    Film Score Composer, Guitarist


    BirthplaceUSA, West Virginia, Glen Dale

    Brad Douglas Paisley (born October 28, 1972) is an American country music singer and...  more

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  • Kimberley Locke2

    Kimberley Locke

    Businessperson, Songwriter


    BirthplaceHartsville, Tennessee, United States of America

    Kimberley Dawn Locke (born January 3, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter and model. She...  more

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    #42 of 135 The Best American Idol Contestants Ever#71 of 81 Biracial Celebrities List

  • Minnie Pearl3

    Minnie Pearl

    Comedian, Actor

    AgeDec. at 84 (1912-1996)

    BirthplaceCenterville, Tennessee, United States of America

    Sarah Ophelia Colley Cannon (October 25, 1912 – March 4, 1996), known professionally as her...  more

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    #12 of 126 The Best Comedy Rock Bands/Artists#40 of 43 40+ Celebrities Who Have Had Mastectomies

  • Levi Kreis4

    Levi Kreis

    Songwriter, Actor


    BirthplaceOliver Springs, Tennessee, United States of America

    Levi Kreis (born November 4, 1973) is an American recording artist and Tony Award-winning...  more
  • Lee Ann Womack5

    Lee Ann Womack

    Guitarist, Songwriter


    BirthplaceJacksonville, Texas, United States of America

    Lee Ann Womack (born August 19, 1966) is an American country music singer and songwriter. Her...  more

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  • Trisha Yearwood6

    Trisha Yearwood

    Author, Actor


    BirthplaceMonticello, Georgia, United States of America

    Patricia Lynn Yearwood (born September 19, 1964) is an American country music artist, actress,...  more

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  • Chris Young7

    Chris Young



    BirthplaceMurfreesboro, Tennessee, United States of America

    Christopher Alan Young (born June 12, 1985) is an American country music singer and...  more

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    #1749 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#142 of 291 The Top Country Artists of All Time

  • Ty Herndon8


    BirthplaceMeridian, Mississippi

    Boyd Tyrone Herndon (born May 2, 1962) is an American country music singer. After signing to...  more

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    #181 of 186 The Best Male Country Singers of All Time#41 of 97 The Best Country Singers From Alabama

  • Rachel Smith9

    Rachel Smith

    Actor, TV Personality



    Rachel Renee Smith (born April 18, 1985) is an American actress, TV host, model and beauty...  more
  • Julienne Irwin10


    Julienne Irwin (born March 14, 1993) is an American singer from Bel Air, Maryland. Irwin was a...  more
  • DJ Qualls11

    DJ Qualls

    Comedian, Film Producer


    BirthplaceNashville, Tennessee, United States of America

    Donald Joseph Qualls (born June 10, 1978) is an American actor, producer, and model. He is...  more

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    #5 of 13 Famous Survivors of Hodgkin's Lymphoma#2 of 2 Celebrities Who Came Out In 2020

  • Melinda Doolittle12

    Melinda Doolittle

    Backing vocalist, Singer


    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

    Melinda Marie Doolittle (born October 6, 1977) is an American singer who finished as the third...  more
  • Seth Alexander13

    Seth Alexander

  • Julie Roberts14

    Julie Roberts

    Musician, Singer-songwriter


    BirthplaceLancaster, South Carolina

    Julie Roberts (born February 1, 1979) is an American country music singer. Signed to Mercury...  more

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    #134 of 160 The Top Female Country Singers#43 of 101 The Best Musical Artists From South Carolina

  • Steven Curtis Chapman15

    Steven Curtis Chapman

    Record producer, Songwriter


    BirthplacePaducah, Kentucky, USA

    Steven Curtis Chapman (born November 21, 1962) is an American contemporary Christian music...  more

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  • Adrienne Young16

    BirthplaceTallahassee, Florida

    Adrienne Adeana Young is a Charlottesville, Virginia-based singer, songwriter, and...  more

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    #93 of 119 The Best Musical Artists From Florida#49 of 52 The Best Country Singers From Florida

  • Duane Simolke17

    Duane Simolke

    Author, Writer


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    Duane Mac Simolke (born May 28, 1965) is an American writer based in Lubbock, Texas, who has...  more
  • Jill Phillips18

    Jill Phillips

    Songwriter, Singer


    Jill Anne Gullahorn (née, Phillips; born February 15, 1977) is an American Christian musician...  more
  • Josh Turner19

    Josh Turner

    Musician, Actor


    BirthplaceHannah, South Carolina, United States of America

    Joshua Otis Turner (born November 20, 1977) is an American country and gospel singer and...  more
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    #2 of 45 The Best Country Singers with Deep Voices#54 of 69 The 40+ Greatest Baritone Singers in Music History

  • Britt Nicole20

    Britt Nicole

    Singer-songwriter, Singer


    BirthplaceKannapolis, North Carolina, United States of America

    Brittany Nicole Waddell (born August 2, 1985), better known by her stage name Britt Nicole, is...  more

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    The Best Britt Nicole Songs#49 of 50 The Greatest Female Gospel Singers

  • Sandra McCracken21

    Sandra McCracken

    Songwriter, Singer


    Sandra Marie McCracken (born June 16, 1977) is an independent singer-songwriter. She currently...  more
  • Jace Everett22

    Jace Everett

    Singer-songwriter, Singer


    BirthplaceEvansville, Center Township, Indiana

    Jace Everett (born May 27, 1972) is a singer from the United States who performs country and...  more
  • Tamara Johnson-George23

    Tamara Johnson-George

    Musician, Author


    BirthplaceBedford-Stuyvesant, New York City, New York, United States of America

    Tamara Antrice George (née, Johnson; born April 29, 1971), best known by her stage/nickname...  more

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    #126 of 170 The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Played#68 of 74 The Best New Jack Swing Bands/Artists

  • Diane Black24

    Diane Black

    Politician, Nursing


    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland, United States of America

    Diane Lynn Black (née Warren; January 16, 1951) is an American politician who served as a U.S....  more
  • Aaron Benward25

    Aaron Benward

    Musician, Singer


    Aaron Jeoffrey Benward (born September 13, 1973) is an American singer-songwriter, actor, and...  more