READ

Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni

Reference
4.9k views 13 items

List Rules People on this list must have gone to Geelong Grammar School and be of some renown.

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

Portia de Rossi and Rupert Murdoch are included on this list along with many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Geelong Grammar School?” and “Which celebrities are Geelong Grammar School alumni?”
1
Rupert Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Businessperson, Entrepreneur
Keith Rupert Murdoch, (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian-born American media mogul who founded News Corp.Murdoch's father, Sir Keith Murdoch, was a reporter and editor who became a senior ...more

More Rupert Murdoch

#194 of 837 The Scariest Threats to the United States #277 of 313 Famous People Most Likely to Live to 100featuring The Recent History That Inspired HBO's 'Succession'

2
Portia de Rossi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Comedian, Model, Actor
Portia Lee James DeGeneres (born Amanda Lee Rogers; 31 January 1973), known professionally as Portia de Rossi, is an Australian, model, philanthropist, and actress. She is best known for ...more

More Portia de Rossi

#437 of 938 The Best Actresses in Film History #457 of 585 The Most Beautiful Women Of 2019, Rankedfeaturing Adorable Stories About Ellen DeGeneres And Portia De Rossi

3
Charles, Prince of Wales... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November 1948) is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II. He has been Duke of Cornwall ...more

More Charles, Prince of Wales

#1,594 of 2,834 The Most Influential People of All Time #8 of 15 15 Ridiculous Jobs Celebrities Reportedly Employ People To Dofeaturing Prince Charles's Scandal-Plagued Love Life Almost Destabilized The British Monarchy

4
Missy Higgins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor
Melissa Morrison Higgins (born 19 August 1983) is an Australian singer-songwriter, musician and actress. Her Australian number-one albums are The Sound of White (2004), On a Clear Night (2007) ...more

More Missy Higgins

#1,404 of 2,222 The Best Rock Bands of All Time #413 of 1,075 The Worst Bands of All Timelisted on List of Famous Bands from Australia

5
Sam Newman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Race car driver, Presenter, TV Personality
John Noel William Newman (born 22 December 1945) better known as Sam Newman, is an Australian media executive and radio and television personality. Originally famous for his contribution to ...more
6
Alec Broers, Baron Broer... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Electrical engineer
Alec Nigel Broers, Baron Broers, FRS FMedSci FREng (born 17 September 1938) is a British electrical engineer.
7
John Landy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Politician, Athlete
John Michael Landy (born 12 April 1930) is a retired Australian middle-distance runner and politician. He was the second man to break the four-minute mile barrier in the mile run, and held the ...more
8
Peter Carey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Copywriter, Novelist, Author
Peter Philip Carey AO (born 7 May 1943) is an Australian novelist. Carey has won the Miles Franklin Award three times and is frequently named as Australia's next contender for the Nobel Prize in ...more
9
John Gorton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Politician
Sir John Grey Gorton (9 September 1911 – 19 May 2002) was the nineteenth Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1968 to 1971. He led the Liberal Party during that time, having previously ...more
10
John Winthrop Hackett Ju... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
John Winthrop Hackett Junior
General Sir John Winthrop Hackett, (5 November 1910 – 9 September 1997) was an Australian-born British soldier, painter, university administrator, author and in later life, a commentator.
11
Alexander Downer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Politician, Economist
Alexander John Gosse Downer AC (born 9 September 1951) is a former Australian politician and diplomat who was leader of the Liberal Party from 1994 to 1995, Minister for Foreign Affairs from ...more
12
Charles Hawker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Politician
Charles Allan Seymour Hawker (16 May 1894 – 25 October 1938) was an Australian politician. He was a member of the Australian House of Representatives for Wakefield from 1929 until his accidental ...more
13
Mechai Viravaidya is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Geelong Grammar School Alumni
Mechai Viravaidya Politician, Social activist
Mechai Viravaidya (born 17 January 1941, Thai: มีชัย วีระไวทยะ; RTGS: Michai Wirawaithaya) is a former politician and activist in Thailand who promoted condoms, family planning and AIDS ...more