Famous Spelman College Alumni

Voting Rules
People on this list must have gone to Spelman College and be of some renown.

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

List includes Alice Walker, Keshia Knight Pulliam and other famous Spelman College Jaguars.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Spelman College?” and “Which celebrities are Spelman College alumni?”

Take a look at this list of notable Spelman College alumni.
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  • Alice Walker
    Poet, Novelist, Author
    • Age: 79
    • Birthplace: Eatonton, Georgia, United States of America
    Alice Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and social activist. In 1982, she wrote the novel The Color Purple, for which she won the National Book Award ...more
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam
    Entrepreneur, Actor
    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States of America
    Keshia Knight Pulliam (born April 9, 1979) is an American actress. She is known for her childhood role as Rudy Huxtable, the youngest child of Cliff and Clair Huxtable at just the age of 5 to 13, on ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 78 (1920-1998)
    • Birthplace: Pompano Beach, Florida, United States of America
    Esther Rolle (November 8, 1920 – November 17, 1998) was an American actress. Rolle is best known for her role as Florida Evans, on the CBS television sitcom Maude, for two seasons (1972–1974), and ...more
  • Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman
    Wrestler, Actor, Dancer
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America
    Sharmell Sullivan-Huffman (born November 2, 1970) is an American retired professional wrestling valet and former professional wrestler. As the wife of Booker T, she is best known for her time with ...more
  • Rolonda Watts
    Novelist, Actor, Voice acting
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Rolonda Watts (born July 12, 1959) is an American actress, producer, voice over artist, novelist, motivational speaker, and television and radio talk show host. She is best known for hosting the ...more
  • Leslie Sykes
    Journalist, Newsreader, Actor
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: USA, California, San Diego
    Leslie Ann Sykes (born June 27, 1965) is an American television news anchor, journalist and reporter. Sykes is the morning and midday co-anchor of the "Eyewitness News" at KABC-TV, ABC's owned and ...more