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Famous University Of Delaware Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 22.5k views187 items

List RulesPeople 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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  • 1
    Politician, Lawyer

    Age78

    BirthplaceScranton, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (/ˈbaɪdən/ BY-dən; born November 20, 1942) is an American politician serving as the 46th and current president of the United States. A member of the Democratic Party, Biden...  more

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  • 2
    Figure Skater, Athlete

    Age37

    BirthplaceCoatesville, Pennsylvania, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John Garvin Weir (born July 2, 1984) is an American figure skater, fashion designer, and television commentator. He is a two-time Olympian, the 2008 World bronze medalist, a two-time Grand Prix Final...  more
  • 3
    Wrestler, Actor

    Age57

    Scott Levy (born September 8, 1964) is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, actor, and podcaster better known by his ring name, Raven. A journeyman, he is known for his appearances with...  more

    #129 of 448 The Greatest Pro Wrestlers of All Time#37 of 101 The Best WCW Wrestlers of All Time#37 of 48 The Best WWE Entrance Songs

  • 4
    Politician, Lawyer

    Age59

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Christopher James Christie (born September 6, 1962) is an American politician, former federal prosecutor, and political commentator who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018....  more

    #367 of 439 Famous Men You'd Want To Have A Beer With#3 of 12 RINOs in the Wild#4 of 29 Republicans Who Are the Best at Reaching Across the Aisle

  • 5
    Spokesperson, Strategist

    Age51

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Stephen Edward Schmidt (born September 28, 1970) is an American communications and public affairs strategist who has worked on Republican political campaigns including those of President George W....  more
  • 6
    Performer, Theatre Director

    Age67

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Susan P. Stroman (born October 17, 1954) 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...  more
  • 7
    Thomas E. Mees (October 13, 1949 – August 14, 1996) was an American sportscaster best known for his play-by-play of professional and collegiate ice hockey and for being a prominent personality on...  more
  • 8
    Journalist

    Age55

    Jancee Dunn (born May 1966) 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...  more
  • 9
    Video journalist, Firefighter

    AgeDec. at 62 (1951-2013)

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Louis P. "Lou" Angeli (August 11, 1951 – December 14, 2013) was an American writer and film maker....  more
  • 10

    AgeDec. at 88 (1874-1962)

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Dr. Philip Andrew Traynor (May 31, 1874 – December 5, 1962) was an American dentist and politician from Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Democratic Party and served...  more
  • 11
    Businessperson

    Age60

    BirthplaceNewark, Delaware, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jack Alan Markell (born November 26, 1960) is an American former businessman and politician who served as the 73rd Governor of Delaware from 2009 to 2017. He is a member of the Democratic...  more
  • 12
    Politician, Economist

    Age74

    BirthplaceBeckley, West Virginia, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Thomas Richard Carper (born January 23, 1947) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Delaware, serving since 2001. A member of the Democratic Party, Carper served...  more
  • 13
    Figure Skater, Athlete

    Age34

    BirthplaceGraz, Austria

    NationalityAustria

    Viktor Pfeifer (born May 16, 1987) is an Austrian former competitive figure skater. An eight-time Austrian national champion, he has placed as high as eighth at the European Championships (2013) and...  more
  • 14
    Businessperson

    Age74

    NationalityUnited States of America

    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...
  • 15
    Professor, Teacher

    Age70

    BirthplaceHammonton, New Jersey, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jill Tracy Biden (née Jacobs, previously Stevenson; born June 3, 1951) is an American educator who is the First Lady of the United States. She was the Second Lady of the United States from 2009 to...  more
  • 16
    Nick H. Smith (born November 5, 1934) 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,...  more
  • 17

    AgeDec. at 71 (1786-1857)

    BirthplaceSmyrna, Delaware, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Louis McLane (May 28, 1786 – October 7, 1857) 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...  more
  • 18
    Newsreader, Actor

    Age48

    BirthplaceLevittown, Pennsylvania, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Susan Barnett (born October 24, 1972) 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,...  more
  • 19

    AgeDec. at 66 (1815-1881)

    BirthplaceDover, Delaware, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Dr. Gove Saulsbury (May 29, 1815 – July 31, 1881) 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...  more
  • 20

    AgeDec. at 71 (1861-1932)

    BirthplaceDelaware, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lewis Heisler Ball (September 21, 1861 – October 18, 1932) was an American physician and politician from Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware. He was a member of the Republican Party and...  more
  • 21

    AgeDec. at 71 (1928-1999)

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Daniel Nathans (October 30, 1928 – November 16, 1999) was an American microbiologist. He shared the 1978 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of restriction enzymes and their...  more
  • 22

    AgeDec. at 83 (1909-1993)

    BirthplaceCheswold, Delaware, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    James Caleb "Cale" Boggs (May 15, 1909 – March 26, 1993) was an American lawyer and politician from Claymont in New Castle County, Delaware. He was known by his middle name. He was a veteran of World...  more
  • 23

    AgeDec. at 71 (1840-1912)

    BirthplaceNew Castle, Delaware, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Anthony Higgins may refer to: Anthony Higgins (politician) (1840–1912), American lawyer and politician Anthony Higgins (actor) (born 1947), English actor...  more
  • 24
    Scientist, Author

    Age77

    BirthplaceWilmington, Delaware

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 25
    Journalist, Newsreader

    Age49

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Matt O'Donnell may refer to: Matt O'Donnell (journalist) (born 1972), American television journalist Matt O'Donnell (greyhound trainer) (1933–2016), Irish greyhound trainer Matt O'Donnell (Canadian...  more
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List Rules: People on this list must have gone to University of Delaware and be of some renown.