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Famous Loughborough University Alumni

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

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

List includes Paula Radcliffe, Diane Farr, more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Loughborough University?” and “Which celebrities are Loughborough University alumni?”
  • 1
    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceNew York City, Manhattan, USA, New York

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Diane Farr (born September 7, 1969) is an American actress, producer, and writer. She is known for her roles as the FBI agent Megan Reeves in the CBS television series Numb3rs and the firefighter  ...more
  • 2
    Diarist, Politician

    AgeDec. at 88 (1925-2014)

    BirthplaceMarylebone, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn (3 April 1925 – 14 March 2014) was a British politician, writer, and diarist. He was a Member of Parliament for 47 years between the 1950 and 2001 general elections and a  ...more
  • 3


    BirthplaceEast of England, Eurasia, Luton, United Kingdom, Bedfordshire

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, England

    Mudhsuden Singh Panesar (born 25 April 1982), known as Monty Panesar, is an English international cricketer who is currently without a county cricket side. A left-arm spinner, Panesar made his Test  ...more
  • 4
    Editor, Author



    Steve Matchett (born 23 December 1962 in England) is a commentator for American TV network Fox Sports on its Formula E programming. He formerly co-hosted live Formula One practices, qualifying  ...more
  • 5
    Physicist, Electrical engineer


    BirthplaceSouth Kensington, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, Australia

    Derek Abbott (born 3 May 1960, in South Kensington, London, UK) is a physicist and electronic engineer. In the 1969-1971 period, he was a boarder at Copthorne Preparatory School, Sussex, UK.During  ...more
  • 6
    Journalist, Rugby Player


    BirthplaceLlansaint, United Kingdom


    Thomas Gerald Reames Davies CBE DL (born 7 February 1945 in Llansaint) is a Welsh former rugby union wing who played international rugby for Wales between 1966 and 1978. He is one of a small group of  ...more
  • 7


    BirthplaceGreat Yarmouth, United Kingdom

    NationalitySingapore, England

    Daniel Mark Bennett (born 7 January 1978) is a professional footballer who plays for the Singapore national team and for Tampines Rovers in the S.League as a defender mainly in central defence. A  ...more
  • 8
    Politician, Athlete


    BirthplaceHammersmith, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Sebastian Newbold Coe, Baron Coe, (born 29 September 1956), often referred to as Seb Coe or Lord Coe, is a British politician and former track and field athlete. As a middle-distance runner, Coe won  ...more
  • 9
    Colin Ronald Michael Atkinson (23 July 1931 – 25 June 1991) was an English first-class cricketer, schoolmaster and the headmaster of Millfield School.  ...more
  • 10


    BirthplacePortsmouth, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Caitlin McClatchey (born 28 November 1985) is a British former swimmer. Representing Scotland, she won two gold medals at the 2006 Commonwealth Games, in the 200 metres freestyle and 400 metres  ...more
  • 11
    Businessperson, Track and field athlete


    BirthplaceAshford, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Lisa Jane Dobriskey (born 23 December 1983 in Ashford, Kent) is an English middle distance athlete. She was the Commonwealth champion in the 1500 m in 2006 and won a silver medal in the same  ...more
  • 12


    BirthplaceColombo, Sri Lanka

    Dr. Sunil Abeyesundere BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD, CEng, PE, is a Computer & Electronics Specialist and former Competent Authority ITN & Consultant to the Ministry of State of Sri Lanka. He was also an  ...more
  • 13
    Writer, Presenter


    BirthplaceWorcester, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Philip Martyn Serrell (born 27 March 1954) is an English auctioneer, antiques expert and television presenter. He has become a familiar face, especially on various BBC TV antiques programmes.  ...more
  • 14


    BirthplaceChesterfield, England

    NationalityScotland, United Kingdom, England

    Robert Primrose Wilson, OBE (born 30 October 1941) is a former Scotland international football goalkeeper and later broadcaster.As a player, Wilson is most noted for his 11-year playing career at  ...more
  • 15


    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Bridget Louise Riley (born 24 April 1931) is an English painter who is one of the foremost exponents of Op art. She currently lives and works in London, Cornwall and the Vaucluse in France.  ...more
  • 16
    Track and field athlete


    BirthplaceDavenham, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Paula Jane Radcliffe, MBE (born 17 December 1973) is a British long-distance runner. She is a three-time winner of the London Marathon (2002, 2003, 2005), three-time New York Marathon champion (2004,  ...more
  • 17
    Computer scientist



    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Chrisanthi Avgerou (Greek: Χρυσάνθη Αυγέρου; born 1954) is a Greek-born British scholar in the field of the Social Study of Information Systems, focusing on Information Technology in developing  ...more
  • 18


    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Enfield, London, United Kingdom


    Sarah Price may refer to: Sarah Price (swimmer) (born 1979), English backstroke swimmer Sarah Price (filmmaker), American filmmaker Sarah Price (author), Christian fiction novelist Sarah Frances  ...more
  • 19


    BirthplaceLoughborough, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Jodie Swallow (born 23 June 1981) is a British triathlete from Brentwood, Essex. She is the 2010 Ironman 70.3 champion as well as the winner of the 2009 and 2016 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World  ...more
  • 20


    BirthplaceYeovil, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Eric Edward Moon (March 6, 1923 – July 31, 2016) was a librarian and editor who had a shaping influence on American librarianship in the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s as editor-in-chief of Library  ...more
  • 21


    BirthplaceSalisbury, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Adrian Edward Bailey (born 11 December 1945) is a British Labour Co-operative politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for West Bromwich West since winning the seat at a by-election in  ...more
  • 22


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Tobias Martin Ellwood (born 12 August 1966) is a British Conservative Party politician and author. He served in the Royal Green Jackets and reached the rank of captain. He currently serves as the  ...more
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    Jeanette Boahemaa Kwakye (pronounced kwah-chee) is a retired British sprinter.  ...more
  • 24
    Christopher Charles Benham (born 24 March 1983) is an English cricketer. Benham is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break. He was born at Frimley, Surrey. He attended Yateley School  ...more
  • 25
    Christopher Mark Wells Read (born 10 August 1978) is a former English cricketer who was the captain of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. He had been the first-choice England wicket-keeper on  ...more