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

Everything from Rajon Rondo to Ashley Judd is included on this list along with other famous people from Kentucky. The University. Go Wildcats! There is of course plenty of Kentucky basketball alumni on this list as UK is known for its men's basketball program.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Kentucky?” and “Which celebrities are University of Kentucky alumni?”
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Story Musgrave is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Biophysicist, Public speaker, Physiologist
Franklin Story Musgrave is an American physician and a retired NASA astronaut. He is a public speaker and consultant to both Disney's Imagineering group and Applied Minds in California. In 1996 ...more
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Ashley Judd is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Etymologist, Spokesperson, Television producer
Ashley Judd is an American actress and political activist. She grew up in a family of successful performing artists as the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd and the sister of Wynonna ...more
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Wynonna Judd is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Songwriter, Television producer, Musician
Wynonna Ellen Judd is an American country music singer. Her solo albums and singles are all credited to the singular name Wynonna. Wynonna first rose to fame in the 1980s alongside her mother, ...more
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Pat Riley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Basketball Coach, Coach, American football player
Patrick James "Pat" Riley is an American professional basketball executive, and a former coach and player in the National Basketball Association. He has been the team president of the ...more
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William Windom is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Actor, Voice acting
William Windom was an American actor. He was perhaps best known for his work on television, including two episodes of The Twilight Zone. He portrayed Glen Morley, a fictional congressman from ...more
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Ernesto Scorsone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Judge, Politician, Lawyer
Ernesto Scorsone is an American lawyer, politician and judge from Kentucky. He was born in Palermo, Italy, on Feb. 15, 1952; his family immigrated to the United States in 1960. Scorsone earned a ...more
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Lisa Sparks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Pornographic actor
Lisa Sparxxx, is an American pornographic film actress.
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Steve Flesch is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Golfer
Stephen J. Flesch is an American professional golfer, competing on the PGA Tour. Flesch was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and attended Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Kentucky. After ...more
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Kristen Cornett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
TV Meteorologist, Meteorologist
Meteorologist ' ' 'Kristen Cornett' ' ' joined the 4 Warn Storm Team in October 2007, She provides the weather for weekends for News 4, Saturdays at 6 and 10 pm and Sundays at 5:30 and 10 pm, ...more
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Thomas Hunt Morgan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Thomas Hunt Morgan was an American evolutionary biologist, geneticist, embryologist, and science author who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1933 for discoveries elucidating the ...more
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Paul E. Patton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Politician, Corporate officer
Paul Edward Patton is an American politician. He was the 59th Governor of Kentucky, serving from 1995 to 2003. Because of a 1992 amendment to the Kentucky Constitution, he was the first governor ...more
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Tim Mars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Actor
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Rajon Rondo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Basketball player, Athlete
Rajon Pierre Rondo is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association. He is a four-time All-Star, one-time ...more
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Miss Elizabeth is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Actor
Elizabeth Ann Hulette, best known as Miss Elizabeth, was an American professional wrestling manager. She gained international fame from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s in the World Wrestling ...more
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James W. Holsinger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Physician
James Wilson Holsinger, Jr., is an American physician. A former major general in the U.S. Army Reserve, he has worked primarily in public health for over thirty years. He served as the Under ...more
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Tayshaun Prince is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Basketball player
Tayshaun Durell Prince is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association. The 6'9" small forward graduated ...more
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Kelenna Azubuike is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Basketball player
Kelenna David Azubuike is an American professional basketball player. Born in London, England and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Azubuike became a standout player during his play at Victory ...more
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William J. Fields is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Real Estate Broker, Farmer, Lawyer
William Jason Fields was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. Known as "Honest Bill from Olive Hill", he represented Kentucky's Ninth District in the U.S. House of ...more
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David L. Williams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
David Lewis Williams is an attorney, Republican politician, and judge from the U.S. state of Kentucky. From 1987 to 2012, Williams represented Senate District 16, a position he secured upon the ...more
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Ron Lewis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Politician
Ronald E. "Ron" Lewis is an American retired politician who was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1994 to 2009, having represented the 2nd ...more
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George Blanda is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
American football player
George Frederick Blanda was a American football quarterback and placekicker. Blanda has the distinction of having played 26 seasons of professional football, the most in the sport's history, and ...more
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Glenn Holt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
American football player
Glenn Holt, Jr. is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Kentucky. Holt was also a ...more
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Martha Layne Collins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Teacher
Martha Layne Collins is an American former businesswoman and politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky; she was elected as the state's 56th governor from 1983 to 1987, the first woman to hold ...more
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Dewayne Robertson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Dewayne Robertson American football player
Dewayne Jamar Robertson is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League. He was drafted by the New York Jets fourth overall in the 2003 NFL Draft and also played ...more
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Happy Chandler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous University Of Kentucky Alumni
Politician, Lawyer
Albert 'Happy' Chandler was an actor.