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Famous University Of Louisiana At Lafayette Alumni

Updated October 13, 2018 7k 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?”
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  • 1
    Model, Actor

    Age48

    BirthplaceBreaux Bridge, Louisiana, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ali Germaine Landry (born July 21, 1973) is an American actress, model, and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss USA 1996. She played Rita Lefleur on the UPN sitcom Eve and was the Doritos Girl in  ...more

    #69 of 355 The Hottest Women Over 40 in 2013#16 of 98 The Most Gorgeous American Models#18 of 39 Celebrities Who Were Cheated On

  • 2
    Voice acting, Writer

    Age73

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Milton Teagle "Richard" Simmons (born July 12, 1948) is an American fitness instructor, actor, and video producer. He promotes weight-loss programs, most prominently through his Sweatin' to the  ...more

    #105 of 904 Celebrity Death Pool 2021#19 of 20 David Letterman's 20 Most Controversial Interviews#26 of 69 Celebrities with the Weirdest Middle Names

  • 3

    Age49

    BirthplaceEvanston, Illinois, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Daniel Sunjata (born Daniel Sunjata Condon; December 30, 1971) is an American actor who performs in film, television and theater. He is best known for his role as Franco Rivera in the FX television  ...more

    #20 of 71 The Best Actors On The New Twilight Zone#53 of 82 Biracial Celebrities List#22 of 46 Famous People Who Are Half-Black

  • 4
    Baseball player

    Age71

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Ronald Ames Guidry (; born August 28, 1950), nicknamed "Louisiana Lightning" and "Gator", is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) left-handed pitcher who played his entire 14-year career for the New  ...more

    #12 of 149 The Greatest New York Yankees Of All Time#55 of 511 The Best Baseball Players NOT in the Hall of Fame#177 of 278 The Best Starting Pitchers of All Time

  • 5
    American football player

    Age46

    BirthplaceBreaux Bridge, Louisiana

    NationalityUnited States of America,France

    Jake Christopher Delhomme (; born January 10, 1975) is a former American football quarterback who played professionally in the National Football League (NFL). Delhomme played college football at the  ...more

    #102 of 120 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#38 of 100 The Most Overlooked Quarterbacks of All Time#62 of 97 The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

  • 6
    Marketing Consultant, Politician

    Age78

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

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Kathleen Babineaux Blanco (December 15, 1942 – August 18, 2019) was an American politician who served as the 54th Governor of Louisiana from January 2004 to January 2008. A member of the Democratic  ...more
  • 7
    Astronaut, Engineer

    Age92

    BirthplaceEl Dorado, Arkansas

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Albert Hanlin "Al" Crews Jr. (born March 23, 1929), (Col, USAF, Ret.), is a former American chemical and aeronautical engineer, and U.S. Air Force astronaut, who was briefly included in the X-20  ...more
  • 8
    Politician, Surgeon

    Age65

    Birthplace70506, Area code 337, Lafayette, United States of America, United States

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles William Boustany Jr. (; born February 21, 1956) is an American politician, physician, and former Congressman from Lafayette, Louisiana, who served as the U.S. Representative for Louisiana's  ...more
  • 9

    Age84

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    NationalityUnited States of America

    James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won Edgar Awards for Black Cherry Blues (1990) and Cimarron Rose (1998),  ...more
  • 10
    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 86 (1918-2005)

    BirthplaceKinder, Louisiana, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    J. Rayburn "Ray" Bertrand (October 1, 1918 – March 6, 2005) was a businessman, civic leader, and decorated World War II veteran who served as the Democratic mayor of Lafayette, Louisiana, from 1960  ...more
  • 11
    Politician, Lawyer

    Age77

    BirthplaceCrowley, Louisiana, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    John Berlinger Breaux (; born March 1, 1944) is an American attorney and retired politician who was a member of the United States Senate from Louisiana from 1987 until 2005. He was also a member of  ...more
  • 12
    Businessperson, Politician

    Age57

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Michael John Michot, known as Mike Michot (born December 12, 1963), is a Republican former member of the Louisiana State Senate. He represented District 23 (Lafayette Parish) from 2000 to 2012. He  ...more
  • 13
    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 83 (1896-1979)

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

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Robert Joseph Angelle, known as Bob Angelle (August 26, 1896 – December 22, 1979), was a businessman and politician from Breaux Bridge in St. Martin Parish, who was the Speaker of the Louisiana House  ...more
  • 14
    Politician, Lawyer

    Age78

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles Doerr Lancaster Jr. (September 22, 1943 – August 17, 2018) was an American attorney and politician from Metairie, Louisiana who was until January 14, 2008, the longest-serving Republican  ...more
  • 15
    American football player

    Age40

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Charles Anthony Tillman (born February 23, 1981), nicknamed Peanut, is a former American football cornerback, who is currently a United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent. He played  ...more

    #218 of 1,341 The Best Football Players Ever#7 of 144 The Greatest Chicago Bears of All Time#120 of 432 The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

  • 16
    Politician, Business

    Age68

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Lester Joseph Durel Jr. (born April 3, 1953), known as Joey Durel, is the former mayor of Lafayette, Louisiana. Elected in 2003, he became only the second Republican mayor of his city and the second  ...more
  • 17

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    NationalityUnited States of America

  • 18
    Politician, Lawyer

    Age69

    BirthplacePine Bluff, Arkansas, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    J. Lomax Jordan, Jr., known as Max Jordan (born May 17, 1952), is an attorney from Lafayette, Louisiana, who served as a Republican in the Louisiana State Senate from 1992 to 2000. He was unseated  ...more
  • 19
    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 80 (1924-2005)

    BirthplaceLouisiana

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Rod Miller may refer to: Roderick Miller (politician) (1924–2005), Louisiana politician Roderick Miller (footballer) (born 1992), Panamanian international footballer Rod Miller (baseball)  ...more
  • 20
    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 58 (1914-1973)

    BirthplaceErath, Louisiana, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Roy R. Theriot, Sr. (June 26, 1914 – April 19, 1973), was the Democratic state comptroller of Louisiana from 1960-1973. From 1954 to 1960, he was the mayor of Abbeville, the seat of Vermilion Parish  ...more
  • 21
    Activist, Politician

    AgeDec. at 53 (1953-2007)

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

    NationalityUnited States of America

    David Glenn Thibodaux (December 1, 1953 – March 24, 2007) was an influential professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for twenty-seven years and a member and officer of the Lafayette  ...more
  • 22
    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 87 (1886-1974)

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Jefferson Thomas Caffery (December 1, 1886 – April 13, 1974) was a distinguished American diplomat. He served as U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador (1926–1928), Colombia (1928–1933), Cuba (1934–1937),  ...more
  • 23
    Stunt Performer, Gymnast

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Leigh Hennessy is a world trampoline champion who runs the trampoline Website Trampoline Pundit. In addition to being the Trampoline Pundit, she also enjoys a career as an actress and stunt  ...more
  • 24
    American football player

    AgeDec. at 37 (1905-1942)

    BirthplaceDe Ridder, Louisiana

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Christian Keener "Red" Cagle (May 1, 1905 – December 26, 1942) was an American athlete who was a three time All-American in football playing for the United States Military Academy Army football team.  ...more
  • 25
    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 89 (1922-2012)

    BirthplaceLafayette, Louisiana, United States of America

    NationalityUnited States of America

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