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

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

This list includes Parvati Shallow, Ryan Seacrest, and more famous Bulldogs.

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

Take a look at this list of famous UGA alumni. The most famous University of Georgia students.

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Ryan Seacrest is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Ryan Seacrest was born in Atlanta, Georgia in December 24th, 1974. Hes a radio host as well as a television host and producer. He has his own production company named Ryan Seacrest Productions. ...more

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Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting Wayne Eliot Knight is an American actor and comedian. He is known for playing Newman in the TV sitcom Seinfeld and Officer Don Orville in 3rd Rock from the Sun. His other roles include Dennis ...more

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Alton Brown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Commentator, Television director, TV chef Alton Crawford Brown is an American television personality, celebrity chef, author, actor, and cinematographer. He is the creator and host of the Food Network television show Good Eats, host of ...more

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Bubba Watson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Golfer Gerry Lester "Bubba" Watson, Jr. is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. One of the few left-handed golfers on tour, he is a multiple major champion, having won ...more

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Matthew Stafford is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Athlete, American football player John Matthew Stafford is an American football quarterback for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions first overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Professional Boxer Parvati Shallow is a television personality and was the $1,000,000 winner of the reality television series Survivor: Micronesia. She had previously competed in Survivor: Cook Islands where she ...more

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Bill Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Wrestler, Entrepreneur, Author William Scott "Bill" Goldberg is an American actor, former professional football player and retired professional wrestler. He is best known for his appearances with World Championship ...more

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Herschel Walker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Athlete, American football player Herschel Junior Walker is a former college and professional football player, bobsledder, sprinter and mixed martial artist. He played college football for the University of Georgia, earned ...more

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Lester Crawford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Veterinarian Lester Mills Crawford is an American veterinarian and Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration who was appointed by George W. Bush. He served from July 18, 2005 until resigning two ...more

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Forrest Griffin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Mixed Martial Artist, Police officer, Coach Forrest Griffin is an American retired mixed martial artist and a UFC Hall of Famer. Since 2005, he has been signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship where he is a former UFC Light ...more

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Michael Stipe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Activist, Record producer, Television producer John Michael Stipe is an American singer, lyricist, film producer and visual artist. He was the lead singer of the alternative rock band R.E.M. from their formation in 1980 until their ...more

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Josh Holloway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Model, Actor Joshua Lee "Josh" Holloway is an American actor and model, best known as James "Sawyer" Ford on the American television show Lost and starred in the CBS drama Intelligence as

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Emilio Pucci is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer Emilio Pucci, Marchese di Barsento, was a Florentine Italian fashion designer and politician. He and his eponymous company are synonymous with geometric prints in a kaleidoscope of colours.

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Pat Swindall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Lawyer Patrick Lynn Swindall is an American former politician, attorney, and businessman who served as a Republican member of the US House of Representatives from Georgia's 4th congressional district, ...more

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Colleen Haskell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Television producer, Actor Colleen Marie Haskell is a former American reality show contestant, television producer, and actress. She was a contestant on the first season of the American reality show Survivor in 2000.

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Terrell Davis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
American football player Terrell Lamar Davis is a former American football running back who played for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League from 1995 to 2001. Davis was drafted by the Broncos in the sixth ...more

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Bjørn Lomborg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Professor, Political scientist, Scientist Bjørn Lomborg is the director of the Copenhagen Consensus Center and a former director of the Environmental Assessment Institute in Copenhagen. He became internationally known for his ...more

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Bill Berry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Drummer William Thomas "Bill" Berry is a retired American musician and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the drummer for the alternative rock band R.E.M. In addition to his drumming duties, ...more

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Michael Bishop is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author Michael Lawson Bishop is an American writer. Over four decades and in more than thirty books, he has created a "body of work that stands among the most admired and influential in modern ...more

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Roy Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
American football player Roy Lee Wilkins was an American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams and the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of Georgia ...more

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Peter Buck is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter Peter Lawrence Buck is an American rock musician who is best known as co-founder and lead guitarist of the alternative rock band R.E.M. Throughout his career with R.E.M., as well as during his ...more

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Mike Mills is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Bassist, Record producer, Songwriter Michael Edward "Mike" Mills is an American multi-instrumentalist and composer who was a founding member of the alternative rock band R.E.M. Though known primarily as a bass guitarist, ...more

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Jessica Stroup is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Comedian, Model, Actor Jessica Leigh Stroup is an American actress and comedian, best known for her role as Erin Silver on 90210. She is regarded as a scream queen for starring in the horror films Prom Night, Vampire ...more

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Monte Markham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Actor Monte Markham is an American actor. During his career, Markham has appeared in film, in television, and on Broadway.

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Fran Tarkenton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
American football player Francis Asbury "Fran" Tarkenton is a former NFL quarterback, television personality, and computer software executive. He is best known for playing with the Minnesota Vikings and New ...more

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Trisha Yearwood is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Author, Actor, Singer Patricia Lynn "Trisha" Yearwood is an American singer, author, and actress. She is known for her ballads about vulnerable young women from a female perspective that have been described ...more

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Otis Johnson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Politician Otis Johnson was an American athlete who competed mainly in the Relay Teams; the national outdoor champion from 1953 to 1955; three-time winner of the event in the Penn Relays in the same years, ...more

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Alexander H. Stephens is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Lawyer Alexander Hamilton Stephens was an American politician from Georgia and Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. He also served as a U.S. Representative ...more

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Kyle Chandler is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Television producer, Actor Kyle Martin Chandler is an American film and television actor best known for television roles on Early Edition and notably as Coach Eric Taylor in the television series Friday Night Lights, for ...more

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Hamilton Jordan is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
William Hamilton McWhorter Jordan was Chief of Staff to President of the United States Jimmy Carter.

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Bill Mallonee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Bill Mallonee is an American singer-songwriter, most notably the songwriter and leader of Vigilantes of Love, an Americana, alt-country, Rock band from Athens, Georgia. Though the Vigilantes ...more

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Julie A. Hill is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Julie A. Hill has been an Independent Business Consultant since December 2003. Ms. Hill was an Owner and Chief Executive Officer of The Hill Company, a business consulting firm since 1998. She ...more

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Josephine Ho is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Josephine Ho Josephine Chuen-juei Ho is the chair of the English department of National Central University, Taiwan, and coordinator of its Center For the Study of Sexualities. She has withstood lawsuits ...more

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Deborah Norville is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Talk show host, Journalist, Newsreader Deborah Anne Norville is an American television anchor and journalist. Since 1995 she has been host of the syndicated American television program Inside Edition. She earlier hosted Today on NBC, ...more

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Jeanetta Jones is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
TV Meteorologist, Talk show host, Meteorologist Meteorologist ' ' ' Jeanetta Jones ' ' ' is a native of Plainview, TX and She graduated from The University Of Georgia with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast News, Wanting to report anything but ...more

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Dina Titus is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Politician, Political scientist Alice Costandina "Dina" Titus is an American politician who has been the United States Representative for Nevada's 1st congressional district since 2013. She previously served as U.S. ...more

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Richard Russell, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Lawyer Richard Brevard Russell, Jr. was an American politician from Georgia. A member of the Democratic Party, he briefly served as speaker of the Georgia house, and as Governor of Georgia before ...more

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Marion L. Brittain is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Marion Luther Brittain, Sr. was an American academic administrator and president of the Georgia Institute of Technology from 1922 to 1944. Brittain was born in Georgia and, aside from a brief ...more

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Will Witherspoon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
American football player William "Will" Cordell Witherspoon is a retired American football linebacker. He was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the third round of the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college ...more

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Sonny Perdue is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Veterinarian George Ervin "Sonny" Perdue III (born December 20, 1946) is an American politician serving as the 31st and current United States Secretary of Agriculture since 2017. Perdue previously ...more

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Hudson Swafford is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Hudson Swafford Professional golfer Hudson Swafford is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the Nationwide Tour. Swafford was born in Lakeland, Florida. He played his college golf at the University of Georgia and ...more

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Chee Soon Juan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Neuropsychologist, Politician Chee Soon Juan is a Singaporean politician. He is currently the leader of the Singapore Democratic Party. A figure in Singapore's political opposition, Chee has been arrested and jailed several ...more

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John Isner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Tennis player, Athlete John Robert Isner is an American professional tennis player. Isner is considered one of the best servers on tour. He achieved his career high singles ranking of World No. 9 in April 2012, and is ...more

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Joseph LeConte is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Geologist Joseph LeConte was a physician, geologist, professor at the University of California, Berkeley and early California conservationist.

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Howell Cobb is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Lawyer Thomas Howell Cobb was an American political figure. A Southern Democrat, Cobb was a five-term member of the United States House of Representatives and Speaker of the House from 1849 to 1851. He ...more

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Zell Miller is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Politician, Lobbyist Zell Bryan Miller is an American politician from the U.S. state of Georgia. A Democrat, Miller served as Lieutenant Governor from 1975 to 1991, 79th Governor of Georgia from 1991 to 1999, and as ...more

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Robert Reichert is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Lawyer Robert Reichert is the current Democratic mayor of Macon, Georgia, the sixth largest city in the state.

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Charles Herty is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Chemist Charles Holmes Herty, Sr. was an American academic, scientist and businessman. Serving in academia as a chemistry professor to begin his career, Herty concurrently promoted collegiate athletics ...more

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Jere Wood is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Lawyer Jere Wood is the Republican mayor of Roswell, Georgia and as of 2014 is currently serving his fifth consecutive term. Mayor Wood defeated Democrat "Pug" Mabry, who served as mayor for ...more

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Christo Greyling is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Christo Greyling Professional golfer