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This list contains information about famous Sigma Chis, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Sigma Chis is a Greek-letter, social fraternity with over 100 active chapters across North America. The fraternity was founded in 1855 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Several famous actors, musicians, and athletes are members of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.

Who is the most famous person who is a Sigma Chi? Brad Pitt tops our list. He joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending the University of Missouri in 1986. During college, Pitt majored in journalism, but he dropped out just two weeks before earning his degree to pursue an acting career. David Letterman joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending Ball State University in 1969.

Ty Burrell joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity in 1987 when he was attending the University of Oregon. Burrell went on to further his education by earning a MFA at Penn State, where he was a member of an acting troupe with comedian Keegan-Michael Key. Mike Ditka joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending the University of Pittsburgh in 1961.

Other celebrity alumni from Sigma Chi fraternities include Luke Bryan, Bubba Watson, Tom Selleck, and Woody Harrelson. 

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Brad Pitt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Were In Sigma Chi
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Brad Pitt joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending the University of Missouri in 1986.

Age: 54

Birthplace: Shawnee, Oklahoma, United States of America

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David Letterman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Were In Sigma Chi
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David Letterman joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending Ball State University in 1969.

Age: 70

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

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John Wayne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Were In Sigma Chi
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John Wayne joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending the University of Southern California in 1929.

Age: Died at 72 (1907-1979)

Birthplace: Winterset, Iowa, United States of America

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Tom Selleck is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 29 Celebrities Who Were In Sigma Chi
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Tom Selleck joined the Sigma Chi Fraternity when he was attending the University of Southern California in 1967.

Age: 73

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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#71 on The Best Living American Actors

#34 on The Greatest Western Movie Stars

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