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Famous University Of Georgia Alumni

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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

Age: 44

Birthplace: Dunwoody, Georgia, United States of America

Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host, and producer. Seacrest is known for hosting the competition show American Idol, the syndicated ...more

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Wayne Knight is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

Age: 63

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Wayne Elliot Knight (born August 7, 1955) is an American actor, voice artist and comedian. He is known for playing Newman in Seinfeld (1992–1998), Dennis Nedry in Jurassic Park (1993), Al ...more

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Alton Brown is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Alton Brown Commentator, Television director, TV chef

Age: 56

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Alton Crawford Brown Jr. (born July 30, 1962) is an American television personality, food show presenter, author, actor, cinematographer, and musician. He is the creator and host of the Food ...more

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Bubba Watson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Golfer

Age: 40

Birthplace: Bagdad, Florida

Gerry Lester "Bubba" Watson Jr. (born November 5, 1978) 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 ...more

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Matthew Stafford is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Athlete, American football player

Age: 31

Birthplace: Tampa, Florida

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Parvati Shallow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Professional Boxer

Age: 36

Birthplace: Vero Beach, Florida, United States of America

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Bill Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Wrestler, Entrepreneur, Author

Age: 52

Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America

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Herschel Walker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Athlete, American football player

Age: 53

Birthplace: Wrightsville, Georgia, United States of America

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Lester Crawford is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Veterinarian

Age: 80

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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

Age: 39

Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

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Michael Stipe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Activist, Record producer, Television producer

Age: 59

Birthplace: Georgia, USA, Decatur

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Josh Holloway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Model, Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: San Jose, California, United States of America

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Emilio Pucci is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Fashion designer, Designer

Age: Dec. at 78 (1914-1992)

Birthplace: Naples, Italy

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

Age: 68

Birthplace: Gadsden, Alabama, United States of America

Patrick Lynn Swindall (October 18, 1950 – July 11, 2018) was an American politician, attorney, and businessman who served as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from ...more
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Colleen Haskell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Television producer, Actor

Age: 42

Birthplace: Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Colleen Marie Haskell (born December 6, 1976) is a former American reality show contestant, 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

Age: 43

Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States of America

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Bjørn Lomborg is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Professor, Political scientist, Scientist

Age: 54

Birthplace: Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Bill Berry is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Songwriter, Musician, Drummer

Age: 60

Birthplace: Duluth, Minnesota, United States of America

William Thomas Berry (born July 31, 1958) is a retired American musician who was the drummer for the alternative rock band R.E.M. Although best known for his solid, economical drumming style, ...more
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Michael Bishop is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Author

Age: 73

Birthplace: Lincoln, Nebraska

Michael Lawson Bishop (born November 12, 1945) is an American writer. Over four decades and in more than thirty books, he has created what has been called a "body of work that stands among ...more
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Roy Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
American football player

Age: Dec. at 69 (1933-2002)

Birthplace: Georgia

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Peter Buck is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Age: 62

Birthplace: Berkeley, California, United States of America

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Mike Mills is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Bassist, Record producer, Songwriter

Age: 60

Birthplace: USA, California

Michael Edward Mills (born December 17, 1958) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, and composer who was a founding member of the alternative rock band R.E.M. Though known primarily as a ...more
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Jessica Stroup is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Comedian, Model, Actor

Age: 32

Birthplace: Anderson, South Carolina, United States of America

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Monte Markham is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Georgia Alumni
Television director, Television producer, Actor

Age: 83

Birthplace: USA, Florida

Monte Markham (born June 21, 1935) is an American actor. He has appeared in films, television series 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

Age: 79

Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

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