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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Booker T. Washington High School and be of some renown.

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

This list contains graduates like Norah Jones and Erykah Badu.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Booker T. Washington High School?” and “Which celebrities are Booker T. Washington High School alumni?”
Amber Valletta is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
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Amber Evangeline Valletta is an American actress and model. She began her career as a fashion model, landing her first of sixteen American Vogue covers at age eighteen. She made her film debut in Drop Back Ten. She then starred in the hit film Hitch. She has since appeared in films such as Man About Town, Dead Silence, Gamer, and The Spy Next Door. She is also known for her role as Lydia Davis on the ABC television drama series Revenge. ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America

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Erykah Badu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
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Erykah Abi Wright, better known by her stage name Erykah Badu, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, activist, and actress. Badu's career began after opening a show for D'Angelo in 1994 in her hometown; Kedar Massenburg was highly impressed with her performance and signed her to Kedar Entertainment. Her first album, Baduizm, was released on February 11, 1997. It spawned three singles: "On & On", "Next Lifetime" and "Otherside of the Game". The album was certified triple Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Badu's first live album, Live, was released on November 18, 1997. It produced two singles: "Apple Tree" and "Tyrone". The album was certified double ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Dallas

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Wayman Tisdale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
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Wayman Lawrence Tisdale was an American professional basketball player in the NBA and a smooth jazz bass guitarist. A three-time All American at the University of Oklahoma, he was elected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009. ...more

Age: Died at 45 (1964-2009)

Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America

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#29 on The Best Power Forwards of the 1990s

#1 on The Best Oklahoma Sooners Basketball Players Ever

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Dan Piraro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Booker T. Washington High School Alumni
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Daniel Charles Piraro is a painter, illustrator and cartoonist best known for his award-winning syndicated cartoon panel Bizarro. Piraro's cartoons have been reprinted in 16 book collections. He has also written three books of prose. Piraro was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and his family moved to Ponca City, Oklahoma when he was 4 years old. When he was in junior high school his family moved to Tulsa, where he graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1976. He dropped out of Washington University in St. Louis. He lived in Dallas and New York City for many years and currently resides in Los Angeles after separating from his wife, Ashley Lou Smith. Syndicated since 1985, Bizarro was ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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