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Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni

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

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

Kathie Lee Gifford and Joel Osteen are included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Oral Roberts University?” and “Which celebrities are Oral Roberts University alumni?”
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Kathie Lee Gifford is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Talk show host, Songwriter, Television producer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Paris, France

Kathryn Lee Gifford (née Epstein; born August 16, 1953) is an American television host, singer, songwriter, and author. She is best known for her 15-year run (1985–2000) on the talk show ...more

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Brian Graden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Television producer

Age: 56

Birthplace: Illinois

Brian Graden (born 1963) is an American television executive.
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Ted Haggard is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Evangelist, Pastor, Preacher

Age: 62

Birthplace: Yorktown, Mount Pleasant Township, Indiana, United States of America

Ted Arthur Haggard (; born June 27, 1956) is an American evangelical pastor. Haggard is the founder and former pastor of New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado and is a founder of the ...more

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Richard Roberts is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Evangelist, Televangelist, Presenter

Age: 70

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma

Richard Lee Roberts (born November 12, 1948) is chairman and chief executive officer of the Oral Roberts Evangelistic Association and previously served as president of Oral Roberts University ...more
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Joel Osteen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Evangelist, Author, Televangelist

Age: 55

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

Joel Scott Osteen (born March 5, 1963) is an American pastor, televangelist, and author, based in Houston, Texas. Osteen's televised sermons are seen by over 7 million viewers weekly and over 20 ...more

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Ron Luce is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Evangelist, Author

Age: 57

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Ronald Allan Luce (born July 11, 1961) is the co-founder and president of Teen Mania Ministries which was located in Garden Valley, Texas. Together with his wife Katie, Ron founded Teen Mania in ...more
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Carlton Pearson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Singer

Age: 65

Birthplace: Oklahoma

Carlton D'metrius Pearson (born March 19, 1953) is an American Christian minister. At one time, he was the pastor of the Higher Dimensions Evangelistic Center Incorparated, later named it Higher ...more
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Don Moen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter

Age: 68

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Donald James "Don" Moen (born June 29, 1950) is an American singer, songwriter, pastor, and producer of Christian worship music.
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John Osteen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Author, Pastor

Age: Dec. at 78 (1921-1999)

Birthplace: Siloam Springs, Arkansas

John Hillery Osteen (August 21, 1921 – January 23, 1999) was an American pastor and founding pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, from its beginnings in 1959 until his death in 1999. His ...more
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Kenneth Copeland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Author, Televangelist

Age: 82

Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas, United States of America

Kenneth Max Copeland (born December 6, 1936) is an American televangelist and author associated with the Charismatic Movement. He has been identified as preaching a prosperity and abundance ...more
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Haywoode Workman is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 53

Birthplace: Charlotte, North Carolina

Haywoode Wilvon Workman (born January 23, 1966) is an American former basketball player who is a referee in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played the point guard position at ...more

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Donald Olson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Physician

Age: 65

Birthplace: Nome, Alaska, United States of America

Donald C. "Donny" Olson (born June 18, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Alaska Senate, representing the T district since 2001.
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Mark Acres is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Basketball player

Age: 56

Birthplace: Los Angeles, Inglewood, California

Mark Richard Acres (born November 15, 1962) is a retired American professional basketball player who spent most of his career in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was a 6'11", ...more

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Billy Joe Daugherty is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Televangelist

Age: Dec. at 57 (1952-2009)

Birthplace: Magnolia, Arkansas

Billy Joe Daugherty (April 23, 1952 – November 22, 2009) was founder and pastor of Victory Christian Center (now Victory Church) in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was also the founder of Victory Christian ...more
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Bob Zupcic is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Baseball player

Age: 52

Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Robert Zupcic (born August 18, 1966) is a former professional baseball outfielder. He played four seasons in Major League Baseball for the Boston Red Sox (1991–94) and Chicago White Sox (1994). ...more
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Calvin Garrett is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni

Age: 62

Birthplace: Parsons, Tennessee

Calvin Eugene Garrett (born July 11, 1956) is an American retired National Basketball Association (NBA) basketball player. He played three seasons with the Houston Rockets (1980–81 to 1982–83) ...more
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Clifton Taulbert is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Author, Writer

Age: 74

Birthplace: Glen Allan, Mississippi

Clifton Taulbert is an American author, business consultant and speaker. He is best known for his books Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored and Eight Habits of the Heart: Embracing the Values ...more
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Michael Graham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Michael Graham
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David Barton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Politician, Author

Age: 65

David Barton (born January 28, 1954) is an evangelical Christian political activist and author. He is the founder of WallBuilders, LLC, a Texas-based organization that promotes unorthodox ...more
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Myles Munroe is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Author, Pastor

Age: 64

Birthplace: Nassau, Bahamas

Myles Munroe, OBE was a Bahamian Evangelical Christian evangelist and ordained Pentecostal minister who founded and led the Bahamas Faith Ministries International and Myles Munroe International. ...more
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Craig Estes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Craig Estes

Age: 65

Birthplace: North Texas

Craig Linton Estes (born August 20, 1953) is a former Republican member of the Texas Senate for the 30th District. He served on the Health and Human Services, Nominations, and State Affairs ...more
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Timothy Tennent is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni

Age: 59

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

Timothy C. Tennent (born September 24, 1959) is an American theologian who is the current president of Asbury Theological Seminary.
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Daniel Oyugah is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Daniel Oyugah

Age: 29

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Tim Hodge is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Storyboard Artist, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 55

Birthplace: Boaz, Alabama, United States of America

Timothy "Tim" Hodge (born April 2, 1963) is an American voice actor, story artist, writer, animator, comedian, and director at Big Idea Entertainment in Nashville, Tennessee, where he ...more
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Jack W. Hayford is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Oral Roberts University Alumni
Author, Pastor, Writer

Age: 84

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Jack Williams Hayford (born June 25, 1934) is an American author, Pentecostal minister, and Chancellor Emeritus of The King's University (formerly The King's College and Seminary). He is a ...more