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List of famous people who majored in sociology, including photos when available. This list of famous sociology 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 sociology. 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 sociology you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

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This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were sociology majors?" and "Which famous people studied sociology?"
Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Sociology
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Ronald Wilson Reagan was the 40th President of the United States. Before his presidency he served as the 33rd Governor of California and was also an actor from 1937–1964. Born and raised in small towns in Illinois, Reagan graduated from Eureka College and then worked as a radio broadcaster. He moved to Hollywood in 1937, where he began a career as an actor, first in films and later in television. Reagan served as President of the Screen Actors Guild and later as a spokesman for General Electric; his start in politics occurred during his work for G.E. Originally, he was a member of the Democratic Party, but due to the parties' shifting platforms during the 1950s, he switched to the Republican ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 93 (1911-2004)

Birthplace: Whiteside County, Illinois, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

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Dan Aykroyd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Sociology
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Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd, CM is a Canadian actor, comedian, screenwriter and singer. He was an original "Not Ready For Prime Time Player" on Saturday Night Live, an originator of The Blues Brothers and Ghostbusters, and has had a long career as a film actor and screenwriter. In 1990, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Driving Miss Daisy. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

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Cory Booker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Sociology
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Cory Anthony Booker is an American politician and the junior United States Senator from New Jersey, in office since 2013. Previously he served as Mayor of Newark from 2006 to 2013. Booker was born in Washington, D.C. and then raised in Harrington Park, New Jersey. He attended Stanford University, where he played college football and received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Master of Arts in sociology, before earning a Rhodes Scholarship to attend the University of Oxford. Upon returning home, he received his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

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Michael Savage is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Sociology
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Michael Savage is an American radio host, author, activist, nutritionist, and political commentator. He is the host of The Savage Nation, a nationally syndicated talk show that aired on Talk Radio Network across the United States. By 2009 The Savage Nation had an audience of 8 to 10 million listeners on 400 stations across the United States, making it the second most listened-to radio talk show in the country at the time. Beginning October 23, 2012, after several weeks off the air, Michael Savage returned through a new syndicator, Cumulus Media Networks. By April 2013, according to the radio industry's Talkers Magazine, he had 3.5+ million weekly listeners, putting him in a six-way tie for ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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