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List Rules People on this list must have gone to University of Delaware and be of some renown.

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

List features Joe Flacco, Joe Biden and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Delaware?” and “Which celebrities are University of Delaware alumni?”

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Joe Biden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Joe Biden Politician, Lawyer Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is an American politician who served as the 47th Vice President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, he ...more

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Johnny Weir is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Johnny Weir Figure Skater, Athlete John Garvin "Johnny" Weir is an American figure skater. He is the 2008 World bronze medalist, a two-time Grand Prix Final bronze medalist, the 2001 World Junior Champion, and a ...more

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Raven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Raven Wrestler, Actor Scott Levy is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and actor, better known by his ring name, Raven. A journeyman, he is known for his appearances with professional wrestling promotions ...more

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Chris Christie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Chris Christie Politician, Lawyer Christopher James "Chris" Christie is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who has served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey since January 2010. Born in Newark in ...more

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Steve Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Steve Schmidt Spokesperson, Strategist, Consultant Steve Schmidt is an American campaign strategist and public relations worker for the U.S. Republican Party. He specializes in political "message development and strategy." Schmidt was ...more

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Susan Stroman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Susan Stroman Performer, Theatre Director, Choreographer Susan P. Stroman is an American theatre director, choreographer, film director, and performer. She is a five-time Tony Award winner, four for Best Choreography and one as Best Director of a ...more

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Tom Mees is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Tom Mees Thomas E."Tom" Mees was an American sportscaster best known for his play-by-play of professional and collegiate ice hockey and for being a prominent personality on ESPN during that ...more

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Jancee Dunn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Jancee Dunn Journalist Jancee Dunn is a journalist, author and former VJ. She is now a contributing editor at O, The Oprah Magazine but is mostly known for her work at Rolling Stone, where she worked from 1989 to

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Lou Angeli is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Lou Angeli Video journalist, Firefighter, Filmmaker Louis P. "Lou" Angeli was an American writer and film maker.

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Philip A. Traynor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Philip A. Traynor Dentist Dr. Philip Andrew Traynor was an American dentist and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party and served two terms as U.S. ...more

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Jack Markell is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Jack Markell Businessperson Jack Allan Markell is an American politician who is the 73rd and current Governor of Delaware. A member of the Democratic Party, Markell was first elected Governor in 2008 and was sworn in on ...more

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Tom Carper is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Tom Carper Politician, Economist Thomas Richard "Tom" Carper is the senior United States Senator from Delaware, serving since 2001. A member of the Democratic Party, Carper served in the United States House of ...more

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Viktor Pfeifer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Viktor Pfeifer Figure Skater, Athlete Viktor Pfeifer is an Austrian former competitive figure skater. An eight-time Austrian national champion, he has placed as high as eighth at the European Championships and has competed three ...more

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Marna C. Whittington is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Marna C. Whittington Businessperson Dr. Marna Cupp Whittington is the Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Committees at Allianz Global Investors. She is the Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, and Member of ...more

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Jill Biden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Jill Biden Professor, Teacher Jill Tracy Biden is an American educator and, as the wife of the 47th and current U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, is the Second Lady of the United States. She was born in Hammonton, New Jersey, ...more

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Nick Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Nick Smith Nick H. Smith is a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan, who served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1993 until 2005, representing from the 7th ...more

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Louis McLane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Louis McLane Lawyer Louis McLane was an American lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware, and Baltimore, Maryland. He was a veteran of the War of 1812 and a member of the Federalist ...more

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Susan Barnett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Susan Barnett Newsreader, Actor, TV Journalist Susan Barnett is an American television news anchor. She spent five years at KYW-TV as co-anchor the 5, 6, and 11 P.M. newscasts and is a former beauty queen from Levittown, Pennsylvania who ...more

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Gove Saulsbury is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Gove Saulsbury Physician Dr. Gove Saulsbury was an American physician and politician from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, and he served in the Delaware General Assembly and as ...more

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L. Heisler Ball is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
L. Heisler Ball Physician Lewis Heisler Ball was an American physician and politician from Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Republican Party and served as U.S. Representative from ...more

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Daniel Nathans is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Daniel Nathans Scientist Daniel Nathans was an American microbiologist. He is perhaps best known for being a recipient of the 1978 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, making him the only Nobel laureate born in

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J. Caleb Boggs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
J. Caleb Boggs Lawyer James Caleb "Cale" Boggs was an American lawyer and politician from Claymont, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of World War II, and a member of the Republican Party, ...more

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Anthony Higgins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Anthony Higgins Lawyer Anthony C. Higgins was a lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a veteran of the Civil War and a member of the Republican, who served as United States ...more

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Carol Rosin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Carol Rosin Scientist, Author, Consultant

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Matt O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Matt O'Donnell Journalist, Newsreader, TV Journalist Matt O'Donnell joined WPVI-TV in 1996 as a general assignment reporter. In 2004, he was promoted to the morning anchor position with Sarah Bloomquist and currently anchors the morning newscast ...more

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Kimmie Meissner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Kimmie Meissner Kimberly Claire "Kimmie" Meissner is an American figure skater. She is the 2006 World champion, the 2007 U.S. national champion, and the 2007 Four Continents champion. She is the first ...more

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Mike Adams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Mike Adams American football player Michael Carl Adams is an American football safety for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. He was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2004. He ...more

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Willard Saulsbury, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Willard Saulsbury, Sr. Judge, Lawyer Willard Saulsbury, Sr. was a lawyer and politician from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as Attorney General of Delaware, U.S. Senator ...more

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George R. Riddle is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
George R. Riddle Engineer, Lawyer George Read Riddle was an American engineer, lawyer and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party who served as U.S. Representative and ...more

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J. Allen Frear, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
J. Allen Frear, Jr. Businessperson Joseph Allen Frear, Jr. was an American businessman and politician. A Democrat, he served as a United States Senator from Delaware from 1949 to 1961.

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Rich Gannon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Rich Gannon American football player Richard Joseph "Rich" Gannon is a former American football quarterback who played eighteen seasons in the National Football League. He is currently a sports commentator with the CBS ...more

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J. George Stewart is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
J. George Stewart Architect John George Stewart was an American architect and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Republican Party, who served as U.S. Representative from ...more

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Matthew Shipp is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Matthew Shipp Jazz Pianist, Pianist, Musician Matthew Shipp is an American pianist, composer and bandleader.

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David P. Buckson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
David P. Buckson Lawyer David Penrose Buckson is an American lawyer and politician from Camden, in Kent County, Delaware. He is a veteran of World War II and a member of the Republican Party, who served as the 15th ...more

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Maureen Johnson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Maureen Johnson Novelist Maureen Johnson is an American author of young adult fiction. She has published ten young adult novels to date, including the Shades of London series and the Suite Scarlett series.

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Scott Green is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Scott Green Referee, American Football Official Scott H. Green is a former American football official in the National Football League from the 1991 NFL season until the 2013 NFL season. He had officiated Super Bowls XXXVI in 2002, XXXVIII in ...more

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Dilshad Vadsaria is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Dilshad Vadsaria Actor Dilshad Vadsaria is an American television actress, born in Pakistan she is of Portuguese and Indian descent. She is best known for the role of Rebecca Logan on the ABC Family television program ...more

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Jeff Komlo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Jeff Komlo American football player William Jeffrey "Jeff" Komlo was an American professional football quarterback who played for the Detroit Lions, the Atlanta Falcons and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL. He was ...more

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Steve Alten is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Steve Alten Novelist, Author Steven Robert "Steve" Alten is an American science fiction author. He is best known for his Meg series, a set of novels around the fictitious survival of the megalodon, a giant ...more

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Andy Hall is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Andy Hall American football player Andrew Steven "Andy" Hall is a former American football quarterback of the National Football League, Arena Football League and af2. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the ...more

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Ben Patrick is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Ben Patrick American football player Ben Patrick is an American football tight end who is currently a high school Varsity Football Coach. He was drafted by the Arizona Cardinals in the seventh round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played ...more

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Vance A. Funk, III is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Vance A. Funk, III Lawyer Vance A. Funk, III is an American lawyer and politician from Newark, in New Castle County, Delaware. He is a Vietnam War veteran and was the Mayor of Newark, Delaware from 2005-2013.

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Vic Willis is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Vic Willis Baseball player Victor Gazaway Willis was an American Major League Baseball pitcher during the 1890s and 1900s. In 14 seasons in the National League, he pitched for the Boston Beaneaters, Pittsburgh Pirates, ...more

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Thomas W. Hofmann is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Thomas W. Hofmann Thomas W. Hofmann has been Senior Vice President of Sunoco Inc., since January 2002 and Chief Financial Officer since July 1998. Mr. Hofmann began his career with Coopers Lybrand (now ...more

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Gregory A Wright is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Gregory A Wright Greg Wright is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Tesoro Corporation. Before joining Tesoro in 1995, Wright worked for Valero Energy Corporation for 14 years and for ...more

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Adam Osborne is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Adam Osborne Engineer Adam Osborne was a Thailand-born British-American author, book and software publisher, and computer designer who founded several companies in the United States and elsewhere.

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Albert F. Polk is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Albert F. Polk Lawyer Albert Fawcett Polk was an American lawyer and politician from Georgetown, in Sussex County, Delaware and later, Wilmington, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party, who served as U.S. ...more

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Thomas Clayton is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Thomas Clayton Politician, Lawyer Thomas Clayton was an American lawyer and politician from Dover in Kent County, Delaware. He was a member of the Federalist Party and later the Whig Party. He served in the Delaware General ...more

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David Plouffe is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
David Plouffe Political strategist, Author, Strategist David Plouffe is an American political strategist best known as the campaign manager for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. A long-time Democratic Party campaign consultant, he was a ...more

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Mike Koplove is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Delaware Alumni
Mike Koplove Baseball player Michael Paul Koplove is an American retired sidearm relief pitcher. Koplove throws with a different arm angle than most pitchers. His arm angle is perpendicular to his body, which allows his ...more