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

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

This list contains graduates like Toni Braxton and Wale.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Bowie State University?” and “Which celebrities are Bowie State University alumni?”
Toni Braxton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bowie State University Alumni
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Toni Michele Braxton is an American R&B singer-songwriter, pianist, musician, record producer, actress, television personality, and philanthropist. Rising to fame in the beginning of the 1990s, Braxton quickly established herself as an R&B icon and became one of the best-selling female artists of ...more

Age: 49

Birthplace: Severn, Maryland, United States of America

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#66 on The Best Current Female Singers

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Christa McAuliffe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bowie State University Alumni
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Sharon Christa Corrigan McAuliffe was an American teacher from Concord, New Hampshire, and was one of the seven crew members killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion. She received her bachelor's degree in education and history from Framingham State College in 1970, and also a master's in ...more

Age: Died at 38 (1948-1986)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Wale is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bowie State University Alumni
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Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, better known by his stage name Wale, is an American rapper from Washington, D.C.. He rose to prominence in 2006, when his song "Dig Dug" became popular in his hometown. Wale became locally recognized and continued recording music for the regional audience. Producer Mark ...more

Age: 32

Birthplace: Northwest, Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., + more

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#26 on Rappers with the Best Hooks, Ranked

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Gwendolyn Britt was a member of the Maryland State Senate, first elected in 2003, to represent District 47 in Prince George's County, Maryland, USA, winning with 99.4% of the vote. Her district included the areas and towns of Adelphi, Buck Lodge, Langley Park, Chillum, Avondale, Ridgecrest, Carole ...more

Age: Died at 67 (1941-2008)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

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