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Famous Florida International University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 8.5k views86 items

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

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Andy García and Dennis Lehane.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Florida International University?” and “Which celebrities are Florida International University alumni?”
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    Andy García is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Andy García

    Television director, Television producer

    Age64

    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    Andrés Arturo García Menéndez (born April 12, 1956) is an American actor and director of Cuban... more

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    #145 of 272 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today#140 of 1,030 The Best Actors in Film History

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    Syesha Mercado is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Syesha Mercado

    Songwriter, Model

    Age33

    BirthplaceBridgeport, Connecticut, United States of America

    Syesha Raquel Mercado (born January 2, 1987) is an American singer songwriter, actress, and... more
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    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

    Politician, Teacher

    Age68

    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (; born Ileana Carmen Ros y Adato, July 15, 1952) is a politician and... more
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    Raja Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Raja Bell

    Basketball player

    Age44

    BirthplaceSaint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, United States Virgin Islands

    Raja Bell (born September 19, 1976) is an American retired professional basketball player who... more

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    Dennis Lehane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Dennis Lehane

    Television producer, Novelist

    Age55

    BirthplaceDorchester, Boston, Massachusetts

    Dennis Lehane (born August 4, 1965) is an American author. He has published more than a dozen... more
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    Michael Chiarello is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Michael Chiarello

    Screenwriter, Presenter

    Age58

    BirthplaceRed Bluff, California, United States of America

    Michael Chiarello (born January 26, 1962) is an American celebrity chef specializing in... more

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    #45 of 54 The Most Entertaining Celebrity Chefs#109 of 127 All The People Accused Of Sexual Harassment Post-Harvey Weinstein

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    Raul L. Martinez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Raul L. Martinez

    Politician, Media consultant

    Age71

    BirthplaceSantiago de Cuba, Cuba

    Raúl L. Martínez (born March 6, 1949 in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba) is a former mayor of Hialeah,... more
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    Stephanie A. Burns is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Age65

    BirthplaceWyoming, Grant Village

    Dr. Stephanie Burns is the Chairman, President and CEO of Dow Corning, a global leader in... more
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    Mayra Verónica is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Mayra Verónica

    Model, Singer

    Age40

    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    Mayra Verónica Aruca Rodríguez (born August 20, 1980) is an American singer, model, actress... more
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    Elsa Murano is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni
    Elsa Alina Murano (born August 14, 1959) is the former President of Texas A&M University. On... more
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    Sherman Bergman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Sherman Bergman

    Stunt Performer, Actor

    Age62

    BirthplaceMiami Beach, Florida, United States of America

    Sherman "Big Train" Bergman is a retired kick-boxer from Florida who was a promising prospect... more
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    Edison F. Peres is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Edison F. Peres

    Businessperson
    Edison Peres is Senior Vice President, Worldwide Channels Go-to-Market at Cisco Systems. His... more
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    Jose M. Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Jose M. Sanchez

    Programmer, Consultant

    Age40

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

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    Brian M. Sturgeon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Brian M. Sturgeon

    Certified Public Accountant

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Brian M. Sturgeon has been named a vice president of Sysco corporation where he will also... more
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    Antwan Barnes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Antwan Barnes

    American football player

    Age35

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida

    Antwan Edward Barnes (born October 19, 1984) is a former American football outside linebacker.... more
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    Danny Pino is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Age46

    BirthplaceMiami, Florida, United States of America

    Daniel Gonzalo Pino (born April 15, 1974) is an American actor who starred as Detective Scotty... more
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    Billy Lane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Billy Lane

    William David Lane (born February 6, 1970 in Miami, Florida) is an American builder of custom... more
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    Mike Lowell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Mike Lowell

    Baseball player

    Age46

    BirthplaceSan Juan, Puerto Rico

    Michael Averett Lowell (born February 24, 1974) is an American former Major League Baseball... more

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    #412 of 708 The Best Hitters in Baseball History#39 of 146 The Best Boston Red Sox Of All Time

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    Jackie Nespral is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Jackie Nespral

    Journalist

    Age53

    Jackie Nespral (born April 21, 1966) is an American television anchor for WTVJ, the NBC owned... more
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    Shawn Riggans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Shawn Riggans

    Baseball player

    Age40

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida

    Shawn Willis Riggans (born July 25, 1980) is a former professional baseball catcher for the... more
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    Allie DiMeco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Age28

    BirthplaceUSA, Connecticut, Waterbury

    Alexandra Jean Theresa "Allie" DiMeco (born June 12, 1992) is an American actress, reality... more
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    Manny Díaz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Manny Díaz

    Politician

    Age65

    BirthplaceHavana, Cuba

    Manuel "Manny" Alberto Diaz (born November 5, 1954) is a Cuban American politician who served... more
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    Cecilia Altonaga is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Age57

    BirthplaceBaltimore, Maryland

    Cecilia Maria Altonaga (born December 26, 1962) is a Florida United States District Judge of... more
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    Nick Turnbull is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Nick Turnbull

    American football player

    Age39

    BirthplaceMiramar, Florida

    Nick Turnbull (born July 28, 1981) is a former professional gridiron football safety. He... more
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    Donald Baer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Florida International University Alumni

    Donald Baer

    Psychologist

    AgeDec. at 71 (1931-2002)

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Donald Baer may refer to: Donald A. Baer (born 1954), CEO of Burson-Marsteller, former... more
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