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Famous Hoover High School Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 6.3k views9 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Hoover High School and be of some renown.

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

Alumni range from Eva Mendes to Ted Williams.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Hoover High School?” and “Which celebrities are Hoover High School alumni?”
  • Taylor Reuben Hicks (born October 7, 1976) is an American singer who won the fifth season of American Idol. Hicks got his start as a professional musician in his late teens and performed around the Southeastern United States for well over the span of a decade, during which he also released two independent albums. Upon winning Idol, he was signed to Arista Records, under which his self-titled major label debut was released on December 12, 2006. His energetic stage performances and influences derived from classic rock, blues, and R&B music had earned him a following of devout fans dubbed the "Soul Patrol". Hicks performed on Broadway in 2008 and on national tour in 2009 in Grease playing Teen...  more
    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Author
    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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    Heather Whitestone

    Heather Leigh Whitestone McCallum (born February 24, 1973) is a former beauty queen and conservative activist who was the first deaf Miss America title holder, having lost most of her hearing at age 18 months....  more
    • Profession: Deaf Advocate
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Dothan, Alabama, United States of America
  • Chad Wolfegang Jackson (born March 6, 1985) is an American former college and professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League (NFL) for three seasons. He played college football for the University of Florida. Jackson was drafted by the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL) in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft, and also played for the Denver Broncos of the NFL, and the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League (UFL)....  more
    • Profession: American football player
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    John Parker Wilson (born October 17, 1985) is a former American football quarterback. Wilson played college football at the University of Alabama. He went undrafted during the 2009 NFL Draft before signing with the Atlanta Falcons....  more
    • Profession: American football player
    • Age: 35
    • Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama