Photo: Freebase/Public domain

english language Famous People who Majored in English Language

Reference
1.3k views 74 items Embed

List of famous people who majored in english language, including photos when available. This list of famous english language majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in english language. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in english language you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

Renée Zellweger and Jon Hamm are only the beginning of the people on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were english language majors?" and "Which famous people studied english language?"
Jon Hamm is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Language
Photo:  Alberto Rodriguez/Getty Images

Jonathan Daniel "Jon" Hamm is an American actor, director, and television producer. For much of the mid-1990s, Hamm lived in Los Angeles, making appearances in television series Providence, The Division, What About Brian, and Related. In 2000, he made his feature film debut in the space adventure ...more

Age: 46

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Actor, Film Director

Credits: Mad Men, The Town, Shrek Forever After, Minions

Also Ranked

#96 on The Best Living American Actors

#22 on The Hottest Men Over 40

#74 on The Best TV Actors of All Time

#62 on People We Want to See on a Comedy Central Roast

see more on Jon Hamm
Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Language
Photo:  D Dipasupil/Getty Images

Katie Couric became a household name when she co hosted the number one morning show in the US, The Today show (NBC), from 1991 to 2006. She made a highly publicized move from from NBC to CBS on September 2006 when she took over the anchor and managing editor duties at CBS Evening News. With this ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Television producer, Film Producer, Author, + more

Credits: Dateline NBC, 60 Minutes, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Today

Also Ranked

#10 on The Best Today Show Hosts

#45 on Favorite Good Morning America Hosts

see more on Katie Couric
Diane Sawyer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Language
Photo:  Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

Lila Diane Sawyer is an American television journalist. Previously, Sawyer had been the former anchor of ABC News's nightly flagship program ABC World News, a co-anchor of ABC News's morning news program Good Morning America and Primetime newsmagazine. Early in her career, she was a member of U.S. ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Glasgow, Kentucky, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Newsreader, Screenwriter

Credits: ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, 60 Minutes, Primetime, 20/20

Also Ranked

#6 on Favorite Good Morning America Hosts

see more on Diane Sawyer
Renée Zellweger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in English Language
Photo:  Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images

Renée Kathleen Zellweger is an American actress, producer and voice artist. Her film debut was in the well-received romantic comedy-drama Empire Records. She first gained widespread attention for her roles in the romantic comedy-drama sports film Jerry Maguire and for Nurse Betty, for which she won ...more

Age: 47

Birthplace: Katy, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting, Singer

Credits: Bridget Jones's Diary, Cinderella Man, Jerry Maguire, Chicago

Also Ranked

#77 on The Best American Actresses Working Today

#44 on The Best Living American Actresses

#90 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#23 on Celebrities Whose Names Are Hardest to Spell

see more on Renée Zellweger