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Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 6.8k views138 items

List RulesPeople on this list must have gone to University of Louisiana at Lafayette and be of some renown.

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

Examples of graduates on this list: Ali Landry, Daniel Sunjata and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of Louisiana at Lafayette?” and “Which celebrities are University of Louisiana at Lafayette alumni?”
  • Ali Landry1

    Ali Landry

    Model, Actor


    BirthplaceBreaux Bridge, Louisiana, United States of America

    Ali Germaine Landry (born July 21, 1973) is an American actress, model, and beauty pageant...  more

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    #18 of 39 Celebrities Who Were Cheated On#23 of 76 Famous People with Widow's Peaks

  • Richard Simmons2

    Richard Simmons

    Voice acting, Writer


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

    Milton Teagle "Richard" Simmons (born July 12, 1948) is an American fitness instructor, actor,...  more

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    #92 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021#25 of 69 Celebrities with the Weirdest Middle Names

  • Daniel Sunjata3


    BirthplaceEvanston, Illinois, United States of America

    Daniel Sunjata (born Daniel Sunjata Condon; December 30, 1971) is an American actor who...  more

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    #20 of 71 The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone#53 of 81 Biracial Celebrities List

  • Ron Guidry4

    Ron Guidry

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

    Ronald Ames Guidry (; born August 28, 1950), nicknamed "Louisiana Lightning" and "Gator", is a...  more

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    #13 of 149 The Greatest New York Yankees Of All Time#51 of 511 The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame

  • Jake Delhomme5

    Jake Delhomme

    American football player


    BirthplaceBreaux Bridge, Louisiana

    Jake Christopher Delhomme (; born January 10, 1975) is a former American football quarterback...  more

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    #105 of 252 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#40 of 84 The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time

  • Kathleen Blanco6

    Kathleen Blanco

    Marketing Consultant, Politician


    BirthplaceNew Iberia, Louisiana, Peru

    Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (December 15, 1942 – August 18, 2019) was an American politician who...  more
  • 7

    Albert H. Crews

    Astronaut, Engineer


    BirthplaceEl Dorado, Arkansas

    Albert Hanlin "Al" Crews Jr. (born March 23, 1929), (Col, USAF, Ret.), is a former American...  more
  • Charles Boustany8

    Charles Boustany

    Politician, Surgeon


    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

    Charles William Boustany Jr. (; born February 21, 1956) is an American politician, physician,...  more
  • James Lee Burke9


    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his...  more
  • 10

    J. Rayburn Bertrand

    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 87 (1918-2005)

    BirthplaceKinder, Louisiana, United States of America

    J. Rayburn "Ray" Bertrand (October 1, 1918 – March 6, 2005) was a businessman, civic leader,...  more
  • John Breaux11

    John Breaux

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplaceAcadia Parish, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Louisiana

    John Berlinger Breaux (; born March 1, 1944) is an American attorney and retired politician...  more
  • 12

    Michael J. Michot

    Businessperson, Politician


    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

    Michael John Michot, known as Mike Michot (born December 12, 1963), is a Republican former...  more
  • 13

    Bob Angelle

    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 83 (1896-1979)

    BirthplaceSt. Martin Parish, Cecilia, United States of America, United States, with Territories

    Robert Joseph Angelle, known as Bob Angelle (August 26, 1896 – December 22, 1979), was a...  more
  • 14

    Charles D. Lancaster, Jr.

    Politician, Lawyer


    Charles Doerr Lancaster Jr. (September 22, 1943 – August 17, 2018) was an American attorney...  more
  • Charles Tillman15

    Charles Tillman

    American football player


    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Charles Anthony Tillman (born February 23, 1981), nicknamed Peanut, is a former American...  more

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    #213 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#111 of 432 The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

  • 16

    Joey Durel

    Politician, Business


    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana

    Lester Joseph Durel Jr. (born April 3, 1953), known as Joey Durel, is the former mayor of...  more
  • 17

    Christi Orgeron


    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

  • 18

    J. Lomax Jordan

    Politician, Lawyer


    BirthplacePine Bluff, Arkansas, United States of America

    J. Lomax Jordan, Jr., known as Max Jordan (born May 17, 1952), is an attorney from Lafayette,...  more
  • 19

    Roderick Miller

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 81 (1924-2005)


    Rod Miller may refer to: Roderick Miller (politician) (1924–2005), Louisiana...  more
  • 20

    Roy R. Theriot

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 59 (1914-1973)

    BirthplaceErath, Louisiana, United States of America

    Roy R. Theriot, Sr. (June 26, 1914 – April 19, 1973), was the Democratic state comptroller of...  more
  • David Thibodaux21

    David Thibodaux

    Activist, Politician

    AgeDec. at 54 (1953-2007)

    BirthplaceDVD Region 4, New Iberia, Tahuamanu Province, South America, Madre de Dios Region

    David Glenn Thibodaux (December 1, 1953 – March 24, 2007) was an influential professor at the...  more
  • Jefferson Caffery22

    Jefferson Caffery

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 88 (1886-1974)

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana

    Jefferson Thomas Caffery (December 1, 1886 – April 13, 1974) was a distinguished American...  more
  • Leigh Hennessy23

    Leigh Hennessy

    Stunt Performer, Gymnast

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

    Leigh Hennessy is a world trampoline champion who runs the trampoline Website Trampoline...  more
  • Chris Cagle24

    Chris Cagle

    American football player

    AgeDec. at 37 (1905-1942)

    BirthplaceDe Ridder, Louisiana

    Christian Keener "Red" Cagle (May 1, 1905 – December 26, 1942) was an American athlete who was...  more
  • 25

    Louis J. Michot

    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 90 (1922-2012)

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America