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Famous University Of Georgia Alumni

Updated July 22, 2019 67.3k views83 items

List RulesPeople 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.
  • Ryan Seacrest1

    Ryan Seacrest

    Television producer, Film Producer


    BirthplaceDunwoody, Georgia, United States of America

    Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host,...  more

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  • Wayne Knight2

    Wayne Knight

    Comedian, Actor


    BirthplaceNew York City, New York, United States of America

    Wayne Elliot Knight (born August 7, 1955) is an American actor, voice artist and comedian. He...  more
  • Alton Brown3

    Alton Brown

    Commentator, Television director


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Alton Crawford Brown Jr. (born July 30, 1962) is an American television personality, food show...  more


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  • Bubba Watson4


    BirthplaceBagdad, Florida

    Gerry Lester "Bubba" Watson Jr. (born November 5, 1978) is an American professional golfer who...  more

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  • Matthew Stafford5

    Matthew Stafford

    Athlete, American football player


    BirthplaceTampa, Florida

    John Matthew Stafford (born February 7, 1988) is an American football quarterback for the Los...  more

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  • Parvati Shallow6

    Parvati Shallow

    Professional Boxer


    BirthplaceVero Beach, Florida, United States of America

    Parvati Shallow (born September 21, 1982) is an American television personality and was the $1...  more

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  • Bill Goldberg7

    Bill Goldberg

    Wrestler, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma, USA

    William Scott Goldberg (born December 27, 1966) is an American actor, professional wrestler,...  more

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  • Herschel Walker8

    Herschel Walker

    Athlete, American football player


    BirthplaceWrightsville, Georgia, United States of America

    Herschel Walker (born March 3, 1962) is an American former professional football player,...  more

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    #95 of 150 Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative#118 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • Lester Crawford9

    Lester Crawford



    Lester Mills Crawford (born March 13, 1938) is an American veterinarian and former...  more
  • Forrest Griffin10

    Forrest Griffin

    Mixed Martial Artist, Police officer


    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio, United States of America

    Forrest Griffin (born July 1, 1979) is an American retired mixed martial artist and a UFC Hall...  more

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  • Michael Stipe11

    Michael Stipe

    Activist, Record producer


    BirthplaceDecatur, Georgia, United States of America

    John Michael Stipe (born January 4, 1960) is an American singer-songwriter and was the lead...  more

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  • Josh Holloway12

    Josh Holloway

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceSan Jose, California, United States of America

    Josh Lee Holloway (born July 20, 1969) is an American actor, model and producer, best known...  more

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  • Emilio Pucci13

    Emilio Pucci

    Fashion designer, Designer

    AgeDec. at 78 (1914-1992)

    BirthplaceNaples, Italy

    Emilio Pucci, Marchese di Barsento, was a Florentine Italian fashion designer and politician....  more

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  • Pat Swindall14


    BirthplaceGadsden, Alabama, United States of America

    Patrick Lynn Swindall (October 18, 1950 – July 11, 2018) was an American politician, attorney,...  more
  • Colleen Haskell15

    Colleen Haskell

    Television producer, Actor


    BirthplaceBethesda, Maryland, United States of America

    Colleen Marie Haskell (born December 6, 1976) is a former American reality show contestant,...  more
  • Terrell Davis16

    Terrell Davis

    American football player


    BirthplaceSan Diego, California, United States of America

    Terrell Lamar Davis (born October 28, 1972) is a former American football running back who...  more

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  • Bjørn Lomborg17

    Bjørn Lomborg

    Professor, Political scientist


    BirthplaceFrederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark

    Bjørn Lomborg (Danish: [pjɶɐ̯n ˈlɒmpɒːˀʊ̯]; born 6 January 1965) is a Danish author and...  more
  • Bill Berry18

    Bill Berry

    Songwriter, Musician


    BirthplaceDuluth, Minnesota, United States of America

    William Thomas Berry (born July 31, 1958) is a retired American musician who was the drummer...  more

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  • Michael Bishop19

    Michael Bishop

    Poet, Novelist


    BirthplaceLincoln, Nebraska

    Michael Lawson Bishop (born November 12, 1945) is an American writer. Over four decades and in...  more
  • Roy Wilkins20

    Roy Wilkins

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 69 (1933-2002)


    Roy Lee Wilkins (December 26, 1933 – October 4, 2002) was an American football linebacker in...  more
  • Peter Buck21

    Peter Buck

    Record producer, Guitarist


    BirthplaceBerkeley, California, United States of America

    Peter Lawrence Buck (born December 6, 1956) is an American musician and songwriter who is best...  more

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    #236 of 542 The Greatest Guitarists Of All Time#235 of 639 The Greatest Lead Guitarists Of All Time

  • Mike Mills22

    Mike Mills

    Bassist, Record producer


    BirthplaceUSA, California

    Michael Edward Mills (born December 17, 1958) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer,...  more
  • Jessica Stroup23

    Jessica Stroup

    Comedian, Model


    BirthplaceAnderson, South Carolina, USA

    Jessica Leigh Stroup (born October 23, 1986) is an American actress, best known for her role...  more
  • Monte Markham24

    Monte Markham

    Television director, Television producer


    BirthplaceUSA, Florida

    Monte Markham (born June 21, 1935) is an American actor. He has appeared in films, television...  more
  • Fran Tarkenton25

    Fran Tarkenton

    American football player


    BirthplaceRichmond, Virginia, United States of America

    Francis Asbury Tarkenton (born February 3, 1940) is an American former football player who was...  more

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