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Famous Indiana University Alumni

Updated June 14, 2019 46.7k views53 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to Indiana University and be of some renown.

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

List includes Isiah Thomas, Kevin Kline and other famous Hoosiers

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Indiana University?” and “Which celebrities are Indiana University alumni?”

Check out these famous IU alumni!
  • 1

    Kevin Kline

    Actor, Voice acting
    Kevin Delaney Kline (born October 24, 1947) is an American actor and singer. He has won an...  more

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    Mark Cuban

    Businessperson, Television producer
    Mark Cuban (born July 31, 1958) is an American businessman and investor. He is the owner of...  more

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  • 3

    Lee Majors

    Television producer, Film Producer
    Lee Majors (born Harvey Lee Yeary; April 23, 1939) is an American film, television and voice...  more

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  • 4

    Hoagy Carmichael

    Songwriter, Pianist
    Hoagland Howard "Hoagy" Carmichael (November 22, 1899 – December 27, 1981) was an American...  more
  • 5

    Scott A. Jones

    Programmer, Businessperson
    ChaCha was a human-guided search engine. It provided free, real-time answers to any question,...  more
  • 6

    John Mellencamp

    Painter, Musician
    John J Mellencamp (born October 7, 1951), previously known as Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, and...  more

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  • 7

    Emilie Autumn

    Singer-songwriter, Harpsichordist
    Emilie Autumn Liddell (born on September 22, 1979), better known by her stage name Emilie...  more

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    Jane Pauley

    Talk show host, Journalist
    Margaret Jane Pauley (born October 31, 1950), known as Jane Pauley, is an American television...  more

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  • 9

    David Wolf

    Astronaut, Physician
    David Alexander Wolf (born August 23, 1956) is an American astronaut, medical doctor and...  more
  • 10

    Isiah Thomas

    Basketball Coach, Basketball player
    Isiah Lord Thomas III (born April 30, 1961) is an American former basketball player who played...  more

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    Jared Fogle

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  • 12
    Wendell Lewis Willkie (born Lewis Wendell Willkie; February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was an...  more
  • 13

    Steve Bellamy

    Steve Bellamy is an entrepreneur in sports and entertainment best known for the founding of...  more
  • 14

    Robert Gates

    Statesman, Politician
    Robert Michael Gates (born September 25, 1943) is an American statesman, scholar, intelligence...  more
  • 15

    John T. Chambers

    John Thomas Chambers (born August 23, 1949) is the former executive chairman and CEO of Cisco...  more
  • 16

    Dick Enberg

    Announcer, Actor
    Richard Alan Enberg (January 9, 1935 – December 21, 2017) was an American sportscaster. Over...  more

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    Joe Buck

    Commentator, Announcer
    Joseph Francis Buck (born April 25, 1969) is an American sportscaster and the son of...  more
  • 18

    Chris Botti

    Musician, Radio personality
    Christopher Stephen Botti ( BOH-tee; born October 12, 1962), is an American trumpeter and...  more
  • 19
    Andrew "Andreas" Katsulas (May 18, 1946 – February 13, 2006) was an American film and...  more
  • 20
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  • 21

    Zola Levitt

    Zola Levitt was a Jewish convert to evangelical Christianity who founded a church, Zola Levitt...  more
  • 22
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  • 23

    Jamie Hyneman

    Television producer, Special Effects Technician
    James Franklin Hyneman (born September 25, 1956) is an American special effects expert who is...  more

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    Larry Ellis

    Military Officer
    Larry Rudell Ellis is a retired United States Army general, who served as the Commander of...  more
  • 25

    Jamie Moyer

    Baseball player
    Jamie Moyer (born November 18, 1962) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. Over...  more