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

List ranges from Gwen Stefani to Kevin Costner, plus much more famous CSUF alumni.

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

Take a look at these Cal State Fullerton alumni!
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Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Fashion designer, Record producer, Singer-songwriter

Age: 49

Birthplace: Fullerton, California, United States of America

Gwen Renée Stefani (; born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. She is a co-founder and the lead vocalist of the band No Doubt, whose singles ...more

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Kevin Costner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Businessperson, Television producer, Musician

Age: 64

Birthplace: Lynwood, California, United States of America

Kevin Michael Costner (born January 18, 1955) is an American actor, director, producer, and musician. His accolades include two Academy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, one Primetime Emmy ...more

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Nadya Suleman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
PsychiatricTechnician

Age: 43

Birthplace: Fullerton, California, United States of America

Nadya Denise Doud-Suleman (born Natalie Denise Suleman; July 11, 1975), known as Octomom in the media, is an American media personality who came to international attention when she gave birth to ...more

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Marc Cherry is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 56

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Marc Cherry (born March 23, 1962) is an American television writer and producer. He is best known for creating the ABC dramedy series Desperate Housewives.
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Tracy Caldwell Dyson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Physicist, Chemist, Astronaut

Age: 49

Birthplace: Arcadia, California

Tracy Caldwell Dyson (born Tracy Ellen Caldwell; August 14, 1969) is an American chemist and NASA astronaut. Caldwell Dyson was a Mission Specialist on Space Shuttle Endeavour flight STS-118 in ...more

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Adam Lambert is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter

Age: 37

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Adam Mitchel Lambert (born January 29, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter and actor. Since 2009, he has sold over 3 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide.Lambert rose to fame in ...more

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Michael Shermer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Editor, Author

Age: 64

Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States of America

Michael Brant Shermer (born September 8, 1954) is an American science writer, historian of science, founder of The Skeptics Society, and editor-in-chief of its magazine Skeptic, which is largely ...more
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Mike Penner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Writer

Age: Dec. at 52 (1957-2009)

Birthplace: Inglewood, Los Angeles, California

Mike Penner (October 10, 1957 – November 27, 2009) was an American sportswriter for the Los Angeles Times. Penner self-identified as transsexual in a 2007 column; soon afterward he returned from ...more
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Chuck DeVore is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Businessperson, Politician, Military Officer

Age: 56

Birthplace: Washington, Area code 206, Western United States, Northwestern United States, United States of America, + more

Charles S. "Chuck" DeVore (born May 20, 1962) is an American politician who served as a Republican member of the California State Assembly from 2004 to 2010 when he lived in Irvine and ...more
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Charles Castronovo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Opera Singer

Age: 43

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Charles Castronovo (born June 19, 1975) is an American operatic tenor. Castronovo was born to a Sicilian father and an Ecuadorian mother in Queens, New York, but grew up in Southern California. ...more
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Matthew Libatique is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Cinematographer

Age: 50

Birthplace: Elmhurst, New York City, New York

Matthew Libatique, ASC (born July 19, 1968) is an American cinematographer who is known for his work with director Darren Aronofsky on the films Pi (1998), Requiem for a Dream (2000), The ...more
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Elita Loresca is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Journalist

Age: 41

Birthplace: Philippines

Elita A. Loresca (born June 28, 1977), is a Filipino-American newscaster. She has worked for KGET-TV, the NBC affiliate in Bakersfield, California, WSVN 7 in Miami, Florida, and KNBC in Los ...more
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Bruce Bowen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 47

Birthplace: Merced, California, United States of America

Bruce Eric Bowen Jr. (born June 14, 1971) is an American former professional basketball player. Bowen played small forward and graduated from Edison High School and Cal State Fullerton. He went ...more
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Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Cedric Ceballos Basketball player

Age: 49

Birthplace: Maui, Hawaii, USA

Cedric Ceballos (August 2, 1969) is an American former professional basketball player. As a small forward, he played mostly for the Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Lakers, later finishing his ...more
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Gabe Kapler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 43

Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California

Gabriel Stefan Kapler (born July 31, 1975) nicknamed "Kap", is an American former professional baseball outfielder, who is the manager for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League ...more

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Damon Allen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
American football player

Age: 55

Birthplace: San Diego, California

Damon Allen (born July 29, 1963) is a former professional quarterback who played in the Canadian Football League. He is currently third in all-time professional football passing yards and second ...more
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Ashley Force Hood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Race car driver

Age: 36

Birthplace: Yorba Linda, California, United States of America

Ashley Force Hood (born November 29, 1982) is a former Top Fuel Funny Car (TF/FC) drag racer for John Force Racing. She is the daughter of 16-time NHRA Top Fuel Funny Car national champion John ...more
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Pape Sow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 37

Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

Pape Sow (pronounced Pop So) (born November 22, 1981) is a Senegalese former professional basketball player who has played for the Toronto Raptors of the NBA and for several European and Asian
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Ed Royce is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Politician

Age: 67

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Edward Randall Royce (born October 12, 1951) is an American politician who served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from California from 1993 to 2019. A member of the ...more
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Bentley Little is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Novelist, Writer

Age: 59

Birthplace: Arizona

Bentley Little (born 1960 in Arizona) is an American author of horror fiction. Publishing an average of a novel a year since 1990, Little avoids publicity and rarely does promotional work or ...more
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Judson Scott is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Actor

Age: 66

Birthplace: Azusa, California, United States of America

Judson Earney Scott (born July 15, 1952) is an American stage, film and television actor. He has appeared in a number of science fiction productions, especially within the Star Trek franchise, ...more
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Kirk Saarloos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Kirk Saarloos Baseball player

Age: 39

Birthplace: Long Beach, California

Kirk Craig Saarloos (born May 23, 1979) is a former right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher.
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Neil McDonald is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Neil McDonald Actor

Birthplace: Yosemite Village, California, United States of America

Neil McDonald; born in Yosemite Village, Callifornia is an Actor and American Film Director. Neil's background includes a BA in acting from UC Santa Cruz and MA in Directing from Cal State ...more
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Kirsten Vangsness is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Kirsten Vangsness Actor

Age: 46

Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States of America

Kirsten Simone Vangsness (born July 7, 1972) is an American actress and writer. She is best known for her portrayal of FBI Technical Analyst Penelope Garcia on the CBS drama series Criminal ...more

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Kurt Suzuki is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous California State University, Fullerton Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 35

Birthplace: Wailuku, Hawaii

Kurtis Kiyoshi Suzuki (born October 4, 1983) is an American professional baseball catcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Oakland ...more