Famous People who Majored in Humanities

List of famous people who majored in humanities, including photos when available. This list of famous humanities majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people will be towards the top. The names of the colleges or universities that these prominent humanities majors attended are displayed next to each person's name- you can also see other bits of information such as what year the person was born and what kind of degree they received. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in humanities you can use the "filter" bar to search for a specific name.

List people include Satabdi Roy, Webster Tarpley and many more.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were humanities majors?" and "What are the names of popular people who studied humanities?"

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  • Webster Tarpley
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    Webster Griffin Tarpley (born September 1946) is an American author, historian, journalist, lecturer and critic of U.S. foreign and domestic policy. Tarpley is a founder of the Tax Wall Street Party.
    • Age: 77
    • Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts
  • Rajesh Hamal

    Rajesh Hamal ( Listen , born 9 June 1964 in Tansen, Palpa, Nepal) is a Nepalese film actor, singer, model, and television host. Born in Tansen, Palpa, Nepal, Hamal was one of the highest paid Nepalese actors throughout the 1990s and 2000s.Hamal debuted as an actor in his uncle's film Yug Dekhi Yug Samma in 1991. Since then, he has appeared in over 200 films in a career spanning nearly three decades. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential personalities in Nepalese cinema. Hamal starred in Yug Dekhi Yug Samma (1991), Kasam (1992), Deuta (1993), Ek Number Ko Pakhe (1999), Hami Tin Bhai (2004), Ajambari Naataa (2005) and Mukhauta (2014). He also hosted the first season of Nepalese ...more
    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Tansen, Nepal, Nepal
  • Kevin Barney Rollins (born November 15, 1952) is an American businessman and philanthropist. The former President and CEO of Dell Inc., in 2006 Rollins was named by London's CBR as the 9th Most Influential person in the Enterprise IT sector.Rollins was born and raised in Utah and met his wife Debra while attending Brigham Young University (BYU). While at BYU, Rollins earned a bachelors in Humanities and Civil Engineering in 1983 and an MBA a year later. Before joining Dell in April 1996, Rollins was vice president and partner of Bain & Company where he specialized in strategies and management for high technology and consumer product clients. He helped develop strategies that propelled Dell ...more
    • Age: 70
    • Birthplace: Provo, Utah
  • Kenneth R. Weinstein

    Kenneth R. "Ken" Weinstein is the president and chief executive officer of the Hudson Institute, a conservative Washington-based policy research organization that, according to its website, is dedicated to promoting "American leadership and global engagement for a secure, free, and prosperous future". He oversees the institute's research, project management, external affairs, marketing, and government relations efforts. He is an expert on U.S. foreign policy and international affairs who comments on national and international affairs on television and in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, Yomiuri Shimbun and Le Monde.
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Virginia
    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois