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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Northwood University and be of some renown.

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

Brian Steele and Candice Miller are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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

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Carole Gist is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Carole Gist Singer
Carole Anne-Marie Gist was the first African American woman to win the Miss USA title. Gist first won the title of Miss Michigan USA and went on to win the Miss USA crown on March 2, 1990 in ...more

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Candice Miller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Politician
Candice S. Miller is the U.S. Representative for Michigan's 10th congressional district, serving since 2003. She is a member of the Republican Party. The district includes all of Michigan's ...more

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Dick DeVos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Dick DeVos Businessperson, Politician, Theatrical producer
Dick DeVos is an entrepreneur-businessman from Michigan. The son of Amway co-founder Richard DeVos, he served as CEO of the consumer goods distribution company from 1993–2002. In 2006, DeVos ran ...more

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Brian Steele is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Actor
Brian Steele is an American actor who is well known for commonly playing monsters and creatures on television and in films.

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Chris Wilson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
American football player
Chris Wilson is a Canadian football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He began his professional career with the Lions after signing as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He spent five ...more

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Chris Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Chris Greenwood American football player
Chris Greenwood is an American football cornerback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He played college football at Albion College, a Division III school. He was drafted ...more

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Dedrick Roper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Dedrick Roper American football player
Dedrick Roper is a former American football linebacker. He played college football at Northwood University. Roper was born in Detroit, Michigan and raised in Milpitas, California. He began his ...more

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Ernie Zeigler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Ernie Zeigler Coach
Ernest Franklin Zeigler II is an American college basketball coach, currently an assistant at the University of Detroit Mercy. He was the previously the men's head coach at Central Michigan ...more

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Charleston Hughes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Charleston Hughes
Charleston Hughes is a Canadian football linebacker for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. He was signed by the Stampeders as a street free agent in 2008. He played college ...more

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Kyle Clement is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Kyle Clement
Kyle Clement is a former American football defensive tackle. He was signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Northwood.

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Jim Stamas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Jim Stamas
Jim Stamas is a member of the Michigan State Senate and former Majority Floor Leader of the Michigan House of Representatives. He was inaugurated in the Michigan Senate on January 1, 2015. A ...more

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Randy Degg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Randy Degg is a former American football player. He played as a center for Northwood University. He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Fort Wayne Fusion in 2007.

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Mark Ouimet is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Northwood University Alumni
Mark Ouimet
Mark Ouimet is a Republican politician and served in the Michigan House of Representatives from the 52nd district covering Washtenaw County, Michigan for one term.