List of famous alumni from Stanford University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Stanford University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Stanford University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Stanford University 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 Stanford University.
List below includes Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Connelly and more famous Stanford Cardinal.
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- Doug Mackenzie joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers in 1989 and became a Partner in 1992.... more
Birthplace: USA, New Orleans, LouisianaLaura Jeanne Reese Witherspoon (born March 22, 1976) is an American actress, producer, and... more
Birthplace: Cypress, California, United States of AmericaEldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods (born December 30, 1975) is an American professional golfer. He... more
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Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, USASusan Alexandra "Sigourney" Weaver (; born October 8, 1949) is an American actress. Dubbed... more
Age: Dec. at 46 (1917-1963)
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, USAJohn Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by initials JFK... more
- Ping Li joined Accel Partners in 2004 and focuses primarily on information technology... more
Birthplace: East Lansing, MichiganLawrence Edward Page (born March 26, 1973) is an American computer scientist and Internet... more
Birthplace: Flushing, New York City, New York, United States of AmericaYul Kwon (born February 14, 1975) is an American television host and former government... more
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of AmericaEmmanuelle Grey Rossum (born September 12, 1986) is an American actress, television director,... more
William C. Steere Jr.William C. Steere Jr. has been Chairman Emeritus of Pfizer Inc. since July 2001....
Birthplace: Boston, MassachusettsWilmot Reed Hastings Jr. (born October 8, 1960) is an American entrepreneur and... more
- M. Kenneth Oshman has been Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Echelon Corporation... more
Birthplace: Cairo, New York, United States of AmericaJennifer Lynn Connelly (born December 12, 1970) is an American actress who began her career as... more
Birthplace: Moscow, RussiaSergey Mikhaylovich Brin (Russian: Серге́й Миха́йлович Брин; born August 21, 1973) is an... more
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Birthplace: Aden, YemenMukesh Dhirubhai Ambani (born 19 April 1957) is an Indian businessman, engineer, the chairman,... more
Birthplace: Castro Valley, California, United States of AmericaRachel Anne Maddow ( (listen), MAD-oh; born April 1, 1973) is an American television host and... more
Age: Dec. at 76 (1917-1993)
Birthplace: New Westminster, CanadaRaymond William Stacy Burr (May 21, 1917 – September 12, 1993) was a Canadian American actor,... more
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USAEdward Bridge Danson III (born December 29, 1947) is an American actor and producer who played... more
Birthplace: Stanford, CaliforniaReid Garrett Hoffman CBE (born August 5, 1967) is an American internet entrepreneur, venture... more
Age: Dec. at 90 (1874-1964)
Birthplace: West Branch, Iowa, United States of AmericaHerbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American engineer,... more
Age: Dec. at 61 (1951-2012)
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of AmericaSally Kristen Ride (May 26, 1951 – July 23, 2012) was an American astronaut and physicist.... more
Birthplace: Wausau, WisconsinMarissa Ann Mayer (; born May 30, 1975) is an American information technology executive, and... more
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CaliforniaEllen O. Ochoa (born May 10, 1958) is an American engineer, former astronaut and former... more