Famous St. Xavier High School Alumni

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to St. Xavier High School and be of some renown.

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

This list has a variety of graduates in it, from Tom Cruise to Jim Bunning.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to St. Xavier High School?” and “Which celebrities are St. Xavier High School alumni?”
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    • Profession: Businessperson, Real estate development, Film Producer, Banker, Financier
    • Age: Dec. at 90 (1923-2014)
    • Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
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    James Paul David Bunning (October 23, 1931 – May 26, 2017) was an American professional baseball pitcher and politician who represented Kentucky in both chambers of the United States Congress. He is the sole Major League Baseball athlete to have been elected to both the United States Senate and the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Bunning pitched from 1955 to 1971 for the Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Los Angeles Dodgers. When Bunning retired, he had the second-highest total career strikeouts in Major League history; he currently ranks 18th. As a member of the Phillies, Bunning pitched the seventh perfect game in Major League Baseball history on June 21,  ...more
    • Profession: Politician, Baseball player
    • Age: 90
    • Birthplace: Southgate, Kentucky, United States of America
  • Joseph Richard "Joe" Kernen (born January 6, 1956) is a CNBC news anchor. He is currently co-host of CNBC’s Squawk Box. His nickname is "The Kahuna".Kernen came to CNBC in the 1991 merger with Financial News Network, having joined FNN after a 10-year career as a stockbroker. Kernen grew up in the Western Hills section of Cincinnati, Ohio and graduated from St. Xavier High School in 1974. He holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado and a master’s degree in molecular biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he worked on cancer research.He is married to Penelope Scott, a former commodities trader from Short Hills, New Jersey. They met after she joined  ...more
    • Profession: Newsreader, Actor
    • Age: 65
    • Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
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    James W. Faulkner (April 6, 1863 – May 5, 1923) was an American political journalist from Cincinnati, Ohio, whose career spanned local politics in Cincinnati and state politics in Ohio' his writings covered the presidential campaigns of both parties from 1892 through 1920. He started his newspaper career with The Cincinnati Times-Star, and in 1887 he joined the Cincinnati Enquirer. In 1890 at the age of 27 he was assigned to Columbus, Ohio to report on the Ohio General Assembly and state politics. He observed many lobbyists had invaded the chambers of the legislature by posing as newspapermen, causing special interest group influence on the floor of the House and Senate. He formed the Ohio  ...more
    • Profession: Journalist
    • Age: Dec. at 60 (1863-1923)
    • Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio